Trek to Valley of Shadows & Ratangad

:Sandhan Valley, Samrad
:3 Days2 Nights
Event Type
:Adventure, Experience
Start From
:Gardan Hotel, Siber Collage, Kolhapur
:Gardan Hotel, Siber Collage, Kolhapur

Trek to Valley of Shadows & Ratangad

Sandhan Valley, Samrad
3 Days2 Nights

Event Overview

Sandhan valley is known Wonder of nature & splendid of Sahayadri (Western Ghats).Water carved valley of 200 ft deep and about 1.5 long. Sandhan valley is located on the west side of beautiful Bhandardara region, near Samrad village. Valley surrounded with mighty Alang , Madan & Kulang. (Known as AMK- toughest trek in Sahyadri) Ratangad , Ajoba & Kalsubai (5400 ft. highest peak in Maharashtra) mountain ranges. Brilliant & deep narrow rock floored ravine between the two high walls of mountain range. At some places its width is less than 3 ft so that at some places sun rays unable to reach. So it’s called valley of shadow. it is accessible throughout the year except monsoon. To go at end side of gorge you have cross 2-3 water pools, water level changes according to seasons, in winter it is up to waist & in summer it is up to knee height. At the end of valley you get magnificent view of high cliffs & deep valley.

The Sandhan valley trek incorporates a rappelling experience and freehold rock climbing and descending, which cannot be undertaken by a group of rookies or individual trekkers. You would have to enlist the help of an operator who will, in addition to the technical gear also provide you camping gear.
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Event Details


Day 1 - Trek to Valley of Shadows & Ratangad
  • Time: 8:00 PM ( Night Travelling )
  • Meeting point : Gardan Hotel
  • we will start our journey to Sandhan Valley by Private Bus
Day 2 - Reach Samrad village
  • Reach Samrad village by Private Bus.
  • Breakfast at village.
  • Start trek to Sandhan Valley, once reached at the base village.
  • Lunch on the Way ( village food -veg )
  • Reach at the Base, visit the blue Lagoon Pond , Campfire , Dinner etc.
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Adventure Activities





Private Vehicle

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 08.00 PM Drop Time: 05.00 AM

Things To Carry

  • Trek pants / Loose Trousers / Full sleeves preferred.
  • A water bottle (at least 2 liters (1 liter each) carry 2 bottles separately)
  • Shawl and sweater as it is very cold weather.
  • Good Trekking shoes.
  • Cap & sunglasses. Extra pairs of Clothes.
  • Dinner Plate, Spoon, 2 bowl, Glass, ( Compulsory )
  • Bag-pack or trekking bags no hand bags to be carried.
  • Torch with extra Batteries.
  • Medicine (for those who require usually) and basic medicine for headache. Body pain etc.
  • Mosquito repellent cream.
  • sleeping bags or bedding stuff ( satranji or bedsit and light weight blanket )( Compulsory )
  • arry at least 2 Lemons, Chocolate Bars, Glucon D, Odomos.
  • Toilet kit.
  • Carry Light Weight Cloths so that your bag is not heavy.



  • Transportation Kolhapur to Kolhapur by private Bus.
  • Accommodation in Tents on Multiple Sharing Basis.
  • Vegetarian Food : 2 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 2 Dinner (Village Food).
  • All Taxes and Service Charges.


  • Food ordered other than included meals in the Cost
  • Personal Expenses like Soft Drinks, Mineral water, etc.
  • Rappelling , Gear Charges , First Aid and Expertise Charges .

Terms & Conditions

The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members.

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