Vasota Jungle Trek & Lakeside Camping

Vasota Jungle Trek & Lakeside Camping




2 days

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Vasota also known as Vyaghragad is in a reserved forest area and is one of the most popular jungle treks. This trek route takes you through dense forest cover alongside the Koyna River to the ruins of the Vasota fort. To reach the base village you must take a boat ride through Koyna backwaters which is one of the largest freshwater lakes in India.


  • Mumbai to Mumbai Non-AC Bus Journey
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Day 1
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Tea on Day 2
  • Accommodation in Tents (Lake Side)
  • Boat Ride from Bamnoli to Met Indavali and back
  • Vasota Jungle Permit Charges
  • Expertise and Guide Charges
  • First Aid
  • Anything other than the above-mentioned things
  • Any Personal Expenses

Tour Plan

Day 0 - Friday

  • 22:00 hrs – Pick up from Borivali
  • 22:30 hrs – Pick up from Andheri
  • 23:00 hrs – Pick up from Sion
  • 23:15 hrs – Pick up from Chembur
  • 23:30 hrs – Pick u from Vashi Highway

Day 1 - Saturday

  • 06:00 hrs – Reach the Base village of Bamnoli
  • 07:00 hrs – Have Breakfast and then brief introduction
  • 08:00 hrs – Move towards the boating point to reach Met Indavali (Koyna Backwaters)
  • 10:00 hrs – Reach Met Indavali
  • 10:30 hrs – Start the trek to Vasota Fort through dense forest
  • 14:00 hrs – Reach Vasota Top, have the packed lunch and explore the area. Enjoy the magnificent view that Vasota offers
  • 15:30 hrs – Start the descent
  • 17:00 hrs – Reach Met Indavali and catch the boat back to the base village. The Boat ride, especially in the evening, is very scenic and soothing to the eyes
  • 18:30 hrs – Reach base village, freshen up and start pitching camps beside the lake
  • 20:00 hrs – Prepare for a fun night, have a delicious dinner play a few games, share stories, make new friends and enjoy the campfire
  • 23:30 hrs – Day Ends (Only for those who are sleepy. We highly recommend against it)

Day 2 - Sunday

  • 06:00 hrs – Wake up early morning, freshen up and explore the beautiful surroundings of the lake
  • 07:30 hrs – Have Breakfast
  • 10:00 hrs – Start the return journey
  • 12:00 hrs – Have lunch near the Kaas plateau
  • 20:00 hrs – Reach Mumbai (Tentatively)

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Things to Carry

  • Identity Proof (Mandatory)
  • Bottle of Water (at least 2 litres)
  • Ready to eat food like plum cakes, dry fruits etc.
  • Torch
  • Cap, Camera
  • Good Trekking shoes
  • Extra pair of Clothes
  • Bedsheet / Pull Over / blanket /Sleeping Bag
  • Personal care stuff, ORS, medicines which you require usually
  • Jackets and woollens as it would get cold in the evening and morning.
  • Haversack to put all the things in, please do not carry sling bags or jholas


  • Basic Washroom facility available at the village, it is trekking activity and not a leisure trip so one needs to prepare themselves accordingly
  • Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited
  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery
  • A planned activity or programs may be cancelled or revised depending on the weather or any other unavoidable circumstances

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation charge of 15% would be deducted from the booking if cancelled 2 days before the event
  • No refund would be granted if cancelled within 2 days of the event
  • No refund (Partial or otherwise) will be made if you voluntarily leave or drop out of a trip for any reason after the trip has begun. No refunds will be made for any accommodation, transportation, sightseeing, meals or services not utilized.

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