NandhiMal Night Trek

Charges starting Rs. 750/-per person. Join Mumbai's renowned trekking team Mischief Treks for an amazing experience at "Nandhimal". This Trekking event is safe and suitable for girls, women, kids, families, groups, and solo travelers coming alone. It is an Easy-grade trek near Mumbai/Pune/Nashik. Pickup and drop facility is available from Mumbai - Dadar, Bandra, Andheri, Goregaon, Borivli, Ghodbundar and Virar Phata. The fort is situated to the east of Palghar, Maharashtra, in the Sahyadri mountain range of northern Konkan.

Nandhimal Night trek - Sunrise Special

Nandhi mal is situated to the east of Palghar, Maharashtra, in the Sahyadri mountain range of northern Konkan. It is strategically situated at a height of at least 1558 feet above sea level, giving views of the Arabian Sea and the industrial town of Palghar to the west, as well as views of the Surya River to the east. The fort is divided in upper part and lower part due to a rectangular rock. There are two to three steps which separate these two parts.

  • Height: 475 Meters / 1558 feet

  • Base Village: Palghar

  • Batch Size: 25 Participants only
    (We do not take a crowd of 80-100 people on treks, it's against our safety policy.)

  • Fees: ₹750.00 per participant.
    (website booking discount)
    Rs.1000 750/- per person without Transport
    Rs.1800 1299/- per person participants will get a pickup and drop facility from Mumbai

Nandhimal Trek - Major attractions:

  • Thrill of walking through a dense forest

  • View the sunrise from the top.

  • Breathtaking view from the top.

  • Rock-cut water storage tanks

  • Stargazing

  • Photography - be ready to get clicked.

  • All the "Masti" which is a USP of Mischief Treks.

So, unleash your wild side and get going.

Detailed Itinerary - Nandhimal Night Trek - Sunrise Special

Meeting Point:
Bus Pickup: Dadar - 10:20 pm
Self Drive: Those coming by own car need to reach Virar Phata by 12:25 am and follow our vehicle till trek location (Those travelling by own vehicle to the base village).
Three hours prior to the event date and time, we will be creating a WhatsApp group for coordination purposes. Exact GPS locations for each pickup point, coordinator contact, Live location of bus, etc will be shared in the group.

Bus Pickup points

10:30 pm : Dadar East - Grand Mama's Cafe
10:45 pm : Bandra - Kala Nagar WEH Bus Stop
11:05 pm : Andheri - WEH Metro Station Bus Stop
11:25 pm : Goregaon - Pathanwadi Oberoi Mall
11:45 pm : Borivli - Omkareshwar temple / National park bus stop. Borivli
12:00 am : GhodBundar (Fountain Hotel) - Kashimara Police Chowki, Miraroad.
12:30 am : Vasai Phata
12:37 am : Virar Phata

Note: Those coming in their own vehicle need to reach Virar Phata before 12.20 am and follow our vehicle to the trek location in your own car/bike.

Plan for Nandhimal Night Trek

  • Reach base village for Nandhimal trek approximately by 1:50 am.

  • Rest and freshen up, We'll be then having a short Safety and Introduction round and start our trek by 03:00 am.

  • We'll be reaching the top by 06:00 am.

  • We'll be waiting for the sunrise and exploring the fort.

  • You can munch on something to regain your energy levels.

  • Around 08:30 am head back to base and have our breakfast

  • Start return journey to Mumbai around 09:00 am.

  • Reach Dadar tentatively by 12:30 pm depending on traffic conditions.

Nandhimal Night Trek Fees Include

  • Pickup and drop from Mumbai ( If opted for )

  • Breakfast and Tea

  • Govt / Local Body Charges as applicable

  • Trek expertise charges

  • Basic First Aid

Exclusions

  • Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.

  • Any emergency evacuations/rescue (if required)

  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned above.

Things to carry for Nandhimal Fort Trek

  1. Identity proof.

  2. Good and reliable trekking shoes and extra pair of floaters.

  3. Water (minimum 2 Ltrs) Compulsory.

  4. Torch with extra batteries - do not depend on the phone.

  5. Raincoat / windcheater / Poncho.

  6. Keep your phone fully charged.

  7. Mosquito repellent (optional)

  8. Some ready-to-eat food like biscuits, plum cake, etc to keep your tummy happy.

  9. Medicines (if you need any), Glucon D / Electrol / Enerzyl Powder (We will have a basic first aid kit with us).

  10. A haversack to put all your things. Your hands need to be free while trekking.

  11. And most imp thing, carry lot of enthusiasm and team spirit.

You should not carry:

  • Jholas/sling bag.

  • Do not wear sandals, floater, chappal, or ballerinas.

  • Please avoid wearing Jewelry.

  • Alcohol or any narcotic substance.

Caution:

  • Avoid wearing jewelry.

  • Consumption of alcohol or any narcotic substance is strictly prohibited.

  • Wear full clothes and do not use deodorant or perfume

How to Reach Nandhimal or the meeting point for Nandhimal Trek:

To get accurate travel info for reaching meeting point and then moving further to the Base village
1. Open Google search tab
2. Type the following words in search window "
My location to Virar Phata" AND- same can be done for your location to Nandhimal to find exact info.
3. You shall get the exact time required to travel, modes of travel, and distance (kilometers) from your location

IMPORTANT: Please make sure you are physically fit to complete the event and before registration, you have gone through all the details, Itinerary, FAQ, Points to note, About-Us, Fees, and Disclaimer. Do not register for events without reading and understanding the details mentioned on the event details page.

Points to Note and FAQ's

Following are the frequently asked questions regarding Nandhimal Fort Trek

Q. How do I get all the details about the trek, like charges, meeting time, pickup time and location, inclusion, exclusion, things to carry, etc? Can someone read it out for me on phone?

Ans. All the details are mentioned on this page itself, once you scroll up you will all info on your screen. Sorry we do not verbally provide details on phone as it usually creates lot of misunderstanding and miscommunication. Also, its extremely important to read and understand all the details before you book the event so that you have absolute clarity. If something mentioned on this page is confusing , you can get clarity on chat by clicking on chat with us button on top. To discuss things that are not mentioned on this website we can arrange a callback from one of our trek leaders.

Q: I have booked/paid for the event, is my booking confirmed for the event?

Ans. No !, your booking can become invalid if you do not submit the "Most Important Details" required for emergency situations. For any Trek/Adventure event the organizers need to have your details at least 24 hours prior to the event. We do not allow anyone to the campsite until we have complete and authentic details of the person. This info is crucial in case of an emergency and is a mandatory KYC parameter. The link for the "personal details form" will be sent on WhatsApp immediately after you complete the booking instructions mentioned on the website. Submitting incomplete/incorrect/fake details in the form will make your booking invalid and no refund will be provided in such case.

Q. Why is submitting emergency contact details and KYC information mandatory?

Ans. Its a standard protocol and also a guideline by Govt of India. We are accountable for every "Human-Body" present at our campsite or trek is our responsibility and in case of any unfortunate event we will be asked by authorities to provide all relevant information about you. In order to comply with the authorities we have to take authentic information from you. Fake/Incomplete information or non-submission of the details will make your ticket (paid amount) invalid and no refund will be provided in such case. You will not be allowed to participate in the event.

Q. If I have opted for "with transport", which vehicle will be provided?

Ans. Transport for this event is provided from Mumbai by a Bus Hired from our trusted vendor

Q. Does the cancellation policy/rescheduling policy apply to me if I book on event day or last day?

Ans: Yes, the policy is applicable irrespective of the booking date. The cancellation / reschedule policy is applicable to everyone with immediate effect from the date and time of booking. The refunds/rescheduling requests will be processed based on the date and time of cancellation/reschedule request saent to us and the date and time of booking the event are irrelevant.

Q. What is the basis of cancellation/reschedule policy in case of medical or personal emergency of participant or organizing team?

Ans: The cancellation policy is based on fairness towards the participant and the organizing team. In case of medical/personal emergency, the loss arising out of cancellation/reschedule will be borne by the respective person. i.e. if the organizing team faces an emergency situation and the event gets canceled, the participant will not have to suffer financial loss. Similarly, if the participant faces an emergency situation, the organizing team will not have to suffer financial loss. The cancellation policy is designed with a completely unbiased approach towards the participant and organizing team and is aimed at fairness towards both.

Q. What if there is an issue with transport, i.e. the bus breaks down, AC is not working, tyre gets punctured? will we get a refund?

Ans. Mischief Treks as a team conducts treks only. All the support functions like transport, food etc are sourced from various other vendors to help the participants have it streamlined. Equipment failure can happen any time with any piece of machinery and we can try to get a replacement/repair from the vendor. This may consume time and the trek leader may decide to continue the trek as deemed fit to get the event completed. We as well as the participants have to bare with it. There are no refunds possible in such case. The Trek leader's decision to terminate the trek or continue the trek with available resources will be final and binding.

Q. We are coming by our own vehicle for the event, where should we reach for the event?

Ans. You need to reach the Meeting point at scheduled meeting time. This is where we will be meeting, from here you can follow our vehicles. You will be given exact coordinates after you finish booking formalities. We will be creating a WhatsApp group for coordination, you will be provided all relevant details in the group. Please do not be late, we cannot keep other participants waiting. If you are not able to reach on time you will be considered a Drop-Out and no refund will be provided in such case.

Q. How many people will be coming for the trek?

Ans. Depends on the number of people booking the event. Generally, the batch size is approximately 20-25 participants. It is a Public place and we have no access to data on other organizers' bookings hence we cannot comment on the exact number of people planning to visit this place on a given date.

Q. What food will be provided at this event?

Ans. We source the food from the locals, it consists of Basic home cooked Dal, Rice, Chapatti and seasonal Vegetable.

Q. Is there a Changing room or a place to change?

Ans. Yes, you can change at the local person's house where we'll be having our breakfast and lunch.

Q. Can you keep your bags and extra things somewhere?

Ans. You can keep your bags and extra things at the local person's house at the base village or in the bus before the trek starts.

Q. Can kids participate in this event?

Ans. We would recommend this event to kids of age 12 and above. There are other kids-friendly events for you to consider. If you are planning to trek with a kid , I recommend you to go through this Check this Blog: https://www.mischieftreks.in/Blog/kids-trek-Maharashatra

Q. Is this Trek safe for solo participants?

Ans. Yes Trek is safe and comfortable. Mostly 40% of the participants come solo and blend in with the trek leaders and the rest of the group.

Q. Is this Trek safe for girls?

Ans. Mischief Treks has a track record of making our trekking and camping events extremely safe for girls. Normally 60 – 75 % of our participants are females.

Q. How long is the Trek?

Ans. Normally it takes two hours to ascend and two hours to descend.

Q. Can we pay in cash or installment ?

Ans. Sorry we do not accept cash payments. For installment scheme you will have to pay one-time processing fee of Rs.500 per person.

Q. What is the last date of booking the Trek?

Ans. Bookings close once tickets are sold out. Ideally you need to book atleast 2-3 days in advance.

Q. How should I book the event?

Ans. All you have to do is press the book now button on this page and follow the instructions.

Q. How do we get in touch after reaching meeting point?

Ans. We will be creating a whatsapp group for coordination where you will be provided all the necessary information regarding contact person, exact point to meet etc..

Q. Will we be returning at exact time mentioned in the itinerary?

Ans. The Itinerary is for reference purpose only, it is based on average time taken during our previous events. Actual timeline for a particular date depends on Weather conditions, Traffic Conditions, Participants speed and endurance.


Cancellation, Rescheduling & Refund Policy.

  • 90% will be refunded if canceled 15 days (360+ hrs) in advance.

  • 75% will be refunded if canceled 10 days (240+ hrs) in advance.

  • 50% will be refunded if canceled 05 days (120+ hrs) in advance.

  • 0% refund if canceled in less than 05 days (120 hours) of the event date and time.

  • 0% refund if the participant drops out, misses bus pickup, does not reach the meeting point on the scheduled date and time.

If the event itself gets canceled, you will be given the option to switch to any other event or any other date, Or you can opt for 100% refund. If you need to cancel your current booking and/or reschedule your booking to any other date, it can be done free of cost if the rescheduling request is sent 120 hours prior to the trek. From 0hrs - 120 hours prior to trek date and time, free rescheduling is not permitted. It will be counted as cancellation done in less than 120hours of event date and time. It's a humble request, please do not give medical reasons, crib, argue or try to blackmail us if you drop out or cancel/reschedule the trek in the last 5 days. The basis of the cancelation policy is to protect the participant and also the organizers from undue financial losses arising out of unforeseen situations. If the event gets canceled due to the medical/personal emergency of the organising team member, the participants will not have to suffer financial loss. Similarly, if there is a medical/personal emergency at the participant's end, the organizing team will not have to suffer financial loss.

Nandhimal Night Trek - Sunrise Special

  • Venue: Nandhimal Fort, Maharashtra

  • Address: Nandhimal Fort, Chahade, Maharashtra 401404, India.

  • Category: Weekend Getaway | Trek | Event

  • Charges: 750.00 onwards | Discount Offer

  • Date: December 02, 2022-March 30, 2023

  • Time: 05:00 am

  • Event Conducted By: Mischief Treks

  • Official URL: https://www.mischieftreks.in/weekend-day-trek-near-mumbai