Ulhas Valley via Kondana


A Trek planned specifically for Nature Knights Veterans and their family and friends.

Duration - One Day
Trek Difficulty Grade - Easy (total distance up and down - 6 KM, 90 minutes one way)
Date - August 6th, 2023 (SUNDAY) 


Easy grade hill trek, around 90 minutes one way at an easy pace. The trek will have good greenery, some uphill climbs, plenty of waterfalls, flowing streams, some medium grade slopes (yes you will have to tackle the slipery moss as you negotiate through the rocky patches and flowing streams). 

We will be having Village Breakfast and Village Lunch at Kondivita Village.

One of the waterfalls on Ulhas Valley Trek during monsoon
Monsoon Trek


Ulhas Valley Jungle Trek

Contributions: (Rs.1300/- per person)

Meals - Rs.400/- and Travel by Private AC Bus - Rs.900/- 

Village Meals at a Village Home

Standard Village Breakfast (Kanda Poha and Upma with Tea/ Coffee)

Village Lunch (Chole, One Dry Veggies, Dal, Rice, Chapati, Papad, Pickle, Salad). 

Extras: (If required).
[We can order chicken masala authentic rural style separately per kg for those who are interested (This is not part of above cost). Those interested can contribute separately. We can place custom orders. Chicken Masala or Chicken Curry cost is Rs.800/- Per KG ]

Transport Per Person: Rs.900/- per person (Mumbai to Base Village and Back). {Includes - Vehicle Milage, Bus Permit, Taxes, Road Tolls, Driver DA, Driver Meals, Parking}

If you are coming in your own car... No need to pay for Transport Cost.



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Travel cost (Self Drive, Car Pool and other travel options given below).
Village tolls, Parking charges or any kind of entry tolls if applicable
Any kind of insurance
Any custom ordered meals / bottled water etc
Anything that is not included is excluded

Contacts for Bookings / Queries: 
WhatsApp: +91-9619182010 
Email: asif@natureknights.net 


Self-Drive (Manage your own cost).

Car pool (we will see if we can pool with someone for car pool), Contribution with the car pool owner Rs.900/- per person.

Group Transport (Optional): If we have sufficient no's we will organize.

Planned schedule:

6:15 am - Meeting point Versova Metro Station
6:30 am - JVLR SV Road Junction (Signal)
6:40 am - JVLR Western Express Highway after signal
6:50 am - Powai / Hiranandani (L& T Junction)
7:00 am - JVLR Eastern Express Highway Signal (before signal).
7:10 am - Eastern Express Highway (Vikroli) 
7:20 am - Ghatkopar Eastern Express Highway Gowandi Road Signal
7:40 am - Vashi (Junction of Highway and Station Road).
8:00 am - Belapur Highway
8:15 am - McDonald Kalamboli, near entrance of Express Highway
9:30 am - Kondivital (Base village of Kondana Caves)
Induction / Introduction at the base village with breakfast 
10:30 am Trek to Kondana Caves to Ulhas Valley
Hill Climb / Waterfall Dhamal
01:00 pm Return Trek
02:30 / 03:00 pm Back at Kondivita Village for Late Village Lunch
04:30 pm Start return journey after lunch
07:00 pm/ 07:30 pm Expected to be back in Mumbai (return time will depend on traffic).

Checklist for Participants


Track pants or tights or any comfortable clothes (avoid heavy jeans) Full sleeves T-shirt, (you may carry spare change clothes), light towel  

Rainwear (Poncho, or Short Raincoat), Rain Cap or Hat, Hand Towel
also, carry a small folding umbrella it helps along with other rainwear 

In-Between Snack (Food) - we will be having late lunch so carry some bites for the trek.

Carry personal snacks for in-between food bites (fruits, biscuits, chocolate, Thepla's, Boiled eggs; paratha's, etc).
Water - carry a minimum of 2 liters of water per head (Carry in personal Pet Bottles, avoid single-use or disposable mineral water bottles).

Other items and guidelines:

Small Flashlight.

Pack all items in plastic bags before packing it in your backpack or rucksack pack everything in your backpack properly. 

Optional Items

personal medical kit and hand sanitizer
Mosquito repellent Camera
We strongly believe in traveling in small groups, and the following principle, "leave only footprints, and take only memories".

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