If you love trekking, then there’s a lot happening this weekend that might be of great interest to you. In fact, not one, not two but there are four different treks that you can go for over the weekend, so grab your buddies and sign up for them now.

Explore Sandhan Valley

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Photo source: Mapping Journeys

Sandhan Valley, also known as Valley of Suspense or Valley of Shadow, is one of the greatest canyons in the splendid setting of Sahyadri {western ghats}. The water carved valley is 200 ft deep and about 1.5 km long. Sandhan valley is located on the western side of the beautiful Bhandardara region, near Samrad village. The valley is surrounded with mighty Alang, Madan and Kulang {known as AMK- rated as the toughest trek in Sahyadri}, Ratangad, Ajoba and Kalsubai {the highest peak in Maharashtra} mountain ranges. The brilliant and deep narrow rock floored ravine is located between the two high walls of the mountain range. At some places, its width is less than 3 ft, and at some places, sun rays are unable to reach the ground. For a detailed itinerary and bookings click here.

When: January 21 and 22 {leave on January 20 night}
Contact: Sarfaraz +91 96190 95743, Rajesh Mhaddalkar +91 98696 29288/ +91 97683 41848
Price: INR 1,800 per person

Night Trek to Kalsubai Peak, Highest Peak Of Maharashtra

180117_4treks01Kalsubai, with the height of 1,646m {5,400 feet}, is famous as the highest peak in Maharashtra. Kalsubai lies in the Sahyadri mountain range and being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view. Since Kalsubai is extremely famous, enough effort has been made to make this trek easy. There are steel railings, chains and ladders at places where it is difficult to climb. For a detailed itinerary and bookings click here.

When: January 21 and 22
Contact: Sarfaraz +91 96190 95743, Rajesh Mhaddalkar +91 98696 29288/ +91 97683 41848
Price: INR 1,000 per person

Night Jungle Trail Walk And Camping At Rajmachi Village

180117_4treks02Rajmachi Village has two forts which were built by Shivaji Emperor during the 17th century and is a famous spot for trekking. It is a 16 km trekking distance from Lonavala Station. Rajmachi fort is a strategic fort overlooking Borghat, which was a historical trade route, and the Rajmachi peak has two fortified structures – the Shrivardhan fort and Manoranjan fort. For a detailed itinerary and bookings click here.

When: January 21 and 22
Contact: Sarfaraz +91 96190 95743, Rajesh Mhaddalkar +91 98696 29288/ +91 97683 41848
Price: Rs 1,500 per person

Devkund Waterfall Trek

180117_4treks03Looking for that perfect waterfall hidden inside the jungle which is unknown to the world? You can join Treks and Trails India and visit the Devkund waterfall located near the Bhira Village. Devkund waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in India. It is mostly an unknown and unexplored waterfall in Maharashtra, and the forest around the waterfall is beautiful, green and dense with many species of animals and birds. Your trek will lead you through many unexplored trails, and will contain medium to easy obstacles along the way. Once you reach waterfall, you will be overwhelmed with its beauty and filled with joy. The white water cascaded down a series of rocky outcrops, giving the effect of many waterfalls rather than just one. For a detailed itinerary and bookings click here.

When: January 21 and 22
Contact: Sarfaraz +91 96190 95743, Rajesh Mhaddalkar +91 98696 29288/ +91 97683 41848
Price: Rs 1,200 per person

Photos: Aadil Poonawala