Bhoot Bangla Trek

Mid Night Trek on Bhoot Bangla Trail (Custom Trek)


Next scheduled trek date (October 20th, 2018)

Experiences: A Fresh Experience of Easy to Medium Grade Mid-Night Trek in Matheran Forest following Trails of Old Bungalows, Walking along Starry Night along the Matheran Ridge on a Pleasant Night.. 


Location: Matheran

Grade: Easy
Duration: Overnight (Night till next day breakfast).
Best Season: Winters (October to March)
Cost: For Trek scheduled on October 20th, 2018 - Rs.900/- per person.






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Tentative Schedule..


05:00 pm Meeting at Neral Station; taking share cab for Dasturinaka
5:30 pm Meeting at Dasturinaka 
Hike upto Matheran Market.. Exploring Market and Dinner at Matheran.
Night Trek along Spooky Trails till late night..
Board Share Cab till Neral Station..
Take Early morning Train from Neral Station till Mumbai.. 
Arrive in Mumbai before day break by 7:00 am

Details for Internet Banking Transfers (RTGS / NEFT / IFSC):

Account Name: OFFBEAT MANDALA
Account No.: 50200006370273
Bank Name: HDFC Bank Limited
RTGS/NEFT/IFSC: HDFC0000019
Branch: THE AMALDAS CO-OP HSG. SOC. LTD., 
JUHU-VERSOVA LINK ROAD,
WARK-K, (WEST), ANDHERI (WEST), MUMBAI – 400053, MAHARASHTRA

Trip Fee Includes:
Trek Management
Tea and Biscuits/Basic Snack at Neral Station (Evening and Morning)
2 Bottled Water Per head.
Matheran Entry Fee
Share cab for one round trip between Neral to Dasturi naka.

Budget for Custom Trip:
Rs 1000/- per person. (Minimum billing for 6 persons)

Excludes:
Dinner (to be paid on actual).
Any extra Bottled Water other than mentioned above/ Beverages.
Anything that is not included is excluded.
Un-utilized resources will not be refunded.

Commercial Terms:

All confirmed bookings only against 100% advance, we have to manage all arrangements to create a good experience for you and your group.

cancellation policy with respect to your date of booking:

25% deduction of total camp fee booking amount for cancellation done before 21 days
50% deduction of total camp fee booking amount for cancellation done before 5 days 
No refund for an cancellation done in last 4 days before your event.

Kindly read the checklist; dos and don'ts; FAQs for the event.


Checklist:

What to carry?

One set of change clothes, flash lights, water bottle, personal snacks (Boiled Eggs; Fruits; Dry Fruits; etc), all luggage in backpack, cap, full sleeves t-shirt, tracks, mosquito repellent, hand sanitizer, and trekking pole.
You may carry a small personal yoga or camping mat

Do's and Don'ts 

To fully enjoy the trek plan a theme / surprises / spooky pranks along with friends.
Do not trespass or damage any property during the bhoot bangla trek
Keep your voice volumes low so that we do not disturb the local neighbors.
Follow eco-sensitive tourism (No littering; we carry back everything we brought with us)
Alcohol and drugs not allowed on the trek
(Smoking should not to be done away from the group; and ensure that the leftover cigarette is properly extinguished before discarding.) 
Stick with the group do not wander on your own into the forest

FAQs?

How do I reach Dasturi Naka?
Take a local train till Neral Station, just outside Neral station at Cab stand you will get share cabs to Dasturi naka  from here. 

(note the cost is indicative can change as per local cab union policies)

Can we drive down till Dasturi Naka?
Yes you can drive down till Dasturi Naka; there is pay and park available at Dasturi Naka (Matheran) (No vehicles are allowed beyond this point). The drive from Neral to Dasturi Naka involves negotiating steep and narrow ghat route. So be beware.

What should be the size of Back Pack I should carry?
30 to 40 liters.

Will we see any ghosts?
We will be going through foot paths that will have old spooky houses that may not have been used for years. So if you find any un-usual experiences do share with us.

Will we have wash rooms where we are camping out?
No, answer Nature Call in Nature. We will get washroom at Restaurants/Railway Station we plan to have Evening Tea/Dinner etc.

For more questions do call us in person.

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