AMBENALI - UMBERKHIND TREK
25th August 2019

Brief Info

Duration: 1 Day


Grade: Easy

Region: Khoopoli

About the place -

​Ambenali ghat, 
Umbarkhind and Kurvande ghat is a historic pathway that witnessed the ingenuity of Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj, which is famous till date as the Battle of Umbarkhind when Shivaji Maharaj had cleverly defeated Mughal Army lead by Kartalab Khan. Kartalab Khan with his army descended Kurvande Ghat which connects Kurvande village on deccan plateau near Dukes Nose, Lonawala to the Chavni village in konkan near Khopoli. The region is densely covered with forest. The river Amba originates from Ambenali and flows through Umberkhind.
The trek to Umberkhind is to retrace these footsteps of Marathas, know the history associated to it and visit the war memorial at Umberkhind.


Tour Itinerary


Plan: Sunday 25th August 2019

  • Meet at Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali at 5:00 am sharp
  • Travel by private non Av vehicle and pick up en-route
  • Breakfast and Reach base village by 8:30 am
  • Round of Introduction and Instructions
  • Start Ambenali Trek by 9:00 am
  • Descend Kurvanda Ghat (~1.5 Hrs)
  • Have lunch at Chavni village by 2:00 pm
  • Visit Umbarkhind Monument and enjoy in the river enroute
  • Start journey towards Pune
  • Reach Pune by approx 8 pm

Tour Cost

The cost of the trek is Rs. 950/- only. 


The cost includes - 
  • Travel from Mumbai - Umbarkhind- Mumbai in private non AC vehicle
  • Breakfast, Morning Tea and Evening tea
  • Guide and Expertise Charges

The cost does not include - 

  • Bottled Drinking water / Cold Drinks
  • Any personal orders/expenses
  • Any personal or travel insurance
  • Anything which is not mentioned in cost includes
Registration Process

To register for the event, contact - 9987577684 / 9819986540

Email us at owletoutdoors@gmail.com

One has to deposite trek fees in the following bank account -

Account Name: OWLET OUTDOORS
Account Number: 50200028742000 (Current)
Bank Name: HDFC Bank
Branch: Shantivan, Borivali East, Mumbai
IFSC: HDFC0000414
Things to be carried
Here is a list of things to be carried for the trek -


  • Haversack to put in everything to be carried for the trek. No sling bags
  • Water 3 Liters at least (Compulsory)
  • Lunch for the day (Compulsory)
  • Windcheater / Poncho
  • Extra clothes and Towel / Napkin
  • Camera and something to munch on (Optional)
  • Personal medicines required if any
  • Plastic bags to wrap your stuffs
  • Wear proper footwear. Avoid Chappal, Sandal etc.
  • Identity Proof
Rules to be followed
Few rules that we would like people to follow - 

  • Consumption of alcohol, smoking, drugs, narcotics is strictly not allowed and would lead to expulsion from the trek.
  • Leader's decision will be final and binding to all members. No arguments will be entertained.
  • Each member is responsible for their own safety and baggage.
  • Please do not wear any jewellery or gold ornaments.
  • Please do not litter. Do not throw plastic, paper, wrappers, bottles etc. Carry them home to throw in the dustbin.
  • We strongly believe in saying - Wherever we go, leave only footprints and take back only memories.
Other Info
It is advisable to wear full sleeve clothes and comfortable trekking shoes.

Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. The organization will not be responsible for any injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

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For Registraion Email Us at: owletoutdoors@gmail.com

or Call: 9987577684 / 9819986540