After a long week of sluggish work in the office, an exhilarating adventure is sure to revive you. It always helps to go back to the basics and what better place than nature to turn to? So, give up that city life for a night, explore the unknown and make memories with these night treks around the city.
Escape The Heat: Night Treks That Are Perfect For The Summers
Night Trek & Camping At Gorakhgad
This night trek is said to offer breathtaking views of the valley and Machindragad. The trekking time is around one and a half hours, after which you reach the caves which can accommodate around 70 people with ease. You also get to explore Gorakhgad fort, which has a temple at the top.
Best Group To Go With: Treks And Trails Adventure
Shell Out: INR 999 onward
Kalsubai Night Trek
Situated in Ahmednagar district, Kalsubai is the highest peak in the Sahyadri mountain range and right at the summit is the temple of the Kalsubai goddess. Once you’ve reached the top, you get a great view of the entire mountain range. To the north of the mountain, you get to see forts and to the south, you see Harishchandragad and Ghanchakkar (what a name!) The view from the summit is breathtaking, and it can get foggy on the top at around 6 AM.
Best Group To Go With: Thrillophilia
Shell Out: INR 688 onward
Night Trek & Camping At Naneghat
A mountain pass range in the Western Ghats near Junnar, Naneghat makes for an exciting this night trek begins at Kalyan station, where you depart for Naneghat by jeep. The amenities include camping and a night trek, with breakfast and dinner, pick up and drop facilities, accommodation and a guide.
Best Group To Go With: Adventure 365
Shell Out: INR 1,420 onward
Fireflies Night Trek At Prabalmachi
Prabalmachi village has a huge plateau that offers a terrific view of Prabalgad Fort and Kalavantin Pinnacle. The itinerary begins outside Panvel station where you then move towards the base village and then move to Prabalmachi where fireflies light your way to the top. The best time to do this, however, is pre-monsoon (May-June)
Best Group To Go With: Travel Trikon
Shell Out: INR 1,499 onward
Moonlight Night Trek To Matheran Via Garbett Plateau
Garbett Point is located on the south-west side of Matheran, which gives you a spectacular view of the plateau and of Matheran city. Famous with adventure lovers, the trek starts from Diksal village. The itinerary begins with meeting the guide at Bhivpuri station and then heading off for the trek. Amenities include transport from Matheran to Neral by jeep, breakfast and a guide.
Best Group To Go With: Small Step Adventures
Shell Out: INR 500 per person
Night Trek and Camping in Rajmachi Fort
Experience untouched Rajmachi fort because this one particularly offers an amazing view of the Sahyadri mountains and the back waters of the Shirota Dam. It takes around 40 minutes to reach the top of the fort. The Rajmachi peak has two fortified structures- Shrivardhan fort and Manoranjan fort. And the end of the summit of Rajmachi has a pretty Instagrammable spot too!
Best Group To Go With: Treks and Trails
Shell Out: INR 1,033