Overview

The Secret Waterfall trek is a non-crowded location near Mumbai in Igatpuri region. Includes Rafting, Kayaking, and is suitable for beginners and Kids.

Best time to visit Secret Forest Waterfall Trail is during Monsoon, June-October. The difficulty level of this trek is Easy-Grade, and at short distance from Mumbai. Event is safe and suitable for girls, women, and solo travelers. If you are looking for Easy treks for beginners click here: https://www.mischieftreks.com/collections/easy-trek-for-beginners

Charges:

  • Without pickup and Drop: INR 1100.
    (You need to reach the campsite in your own vehicle)
  • With Pick and Drop from Kasara: 1400
    (Local Train Station :Pickup Time: 07:46am Kasara, and 5:15pm pickup from the campsite)
  • Mumbai Pickup: INR 1700
    (Mumbai Pickup and Drop via Bus)

 

1 Day Available on request Igatpuri, Maharashtra
Highlights
What makes this event special
  • The thrill of walking through a forest
  • Non-Crowded Waterfall trail
  • Witnessing small water streams and Majestic Waterfalls
  • Experiencing the flora and fauna during monsoon.
  • Multiple Water activities
  • Experience a non crowded waterfall.
Images

Secret Forest Waterfall Trail | Less Crowded | Offbeat | By Mischief Treks

Secret Waterfall Trek Rafting and Kayaking near Mumbai by Mischief Treks. Copyright: Mischief Treks.

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Secret Forest Waterfall Trail information

Height/Altitude 76 Meters / 249 Ft
Location Igatpuri
Best Time to Visit June to October
Difficulty Level Easy ( Click Here )
 Trek Distance 3 Kilometers 
Charges/Fees INR 1100 onwards
Trek Organised by  Mischief Treks
Batch Size 25 Participants

 

Itinerary
Timeline of the event.

Those coming by own vehicle need to reach the basecamp at 08:30am. For those opting for Kasara pickup need to catch the train mentioned below from your nearest local train station. 

Train timings: (For people who have opted for Train Station pickup from Kasara)

  • CSMT- 05:07 am
  • Dadar- 05:25 am
  • Kurla- 05:35 am
  • Ghatkopar- 05:45 am
  • Thane- 06:02 am
  • Kalyan- 06:36 am
  • Kasara07:46 am

​As soon as the train reaches the station local shared jeeps will be waiting outside the station to take you to the campsite. The jeeps will halt at a Dhaba (10 min) for participants to freshen up and proceed to the campsite.

Bus Pickup(For people who have opted for Bus Pickup from Mumbai)
Meeting Point: Borivali (SNGP) - 05:30 am

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

  • 05.45 am: Borivli - SGNP Gate
  • 05:55 am : Goregaon - Pathanwadi Oberoi Mall
  • 06:05 am : Andheri -  Start of Flyover
  • 06:15 am : Bandra - Kala Nagar WEH Bus Stop
  • 06:30 am : Sion  Station Circle
  • 06:45 am : Chembur - Amar Mahal
  • 07:20 am : Thane - Teen haat naka
  • 07:45 am : Kalyan bypass on NH3

Schedule for the Day

10:00am - Reach basecamp and have breakfast
10:00am - Proceed for Watersports and enjoy to the fullest
01:00pm - Lunch Time
02:00pm - Move out for Waterfall Trek, this is a easy grade trek which is on 30 min walk from the basecamp.
05:00pm - Reach back to base camp for evening tea and snacks.
05:15pm - Start return journey.
06:00pm - Reach Kasara station and board CST train scheduled at 06:17pm. Those opting for bus pickup will directly proceed to Mumbai from campsite.

Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Pickup and drop from Kasara
    (If opted for)
  • Pickup and drop from Mumbai
  • (If opted for)
  • Breakfast and Tea
  • Lunch - Veg / Non-Veg / Jain
  • Evening Tea Refreshments
  • Waterfall Trek
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tubing
  • Coracle Ride
  • Archery and 
  • Rifle Shooting 
  • Govt / Local Body Charges as applicable
  • Trek expertise charges
  • Basic First Aid

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
  • Charges for emergency evacuations/rescue (if required)
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned above.
Things to Carry
  1. Identity proof.
  2. Reliable shoes with good grip and extra pair of floaters.
  3. Water (minimum 2 Ltrs) Compulsory.
  4. Rain gear - windcheater/raincoat/poncho.
  5. Keep your phone fully charged.
  6. Mosquito repellent (optional)
  7. Some ready-to-eat food like biscuits, plum cake, etc to keep your tummy happy.
  8. Medicines (if you need any), Glucon D / Electrol / Enerzyl Powder (We will have a basic first aid kit with us).
  9. A haversack to put all your things. Your hands need to be free while trekking. 
  10. And most imp thing, carry lot of enthusiasm and team spirit.
Dates and Rates
date & duration Variant price
  • Sorry no more public batch Events available. You could get in touch with us at mischieftreks@gmail.com if you'd like to make a private batch booking.
  • Note
    Important Note
    • Please do not apply to join our group if the terms and details mentioned on this page are not agreeable to you.
    • Fitness: Please make sure you are Physically Fit to complete the event and BEFORE Booking you have gone through all the details, FAQ, Points to note, About Us, and Disclaimer.
    • Food: The food during the event is home cooked food provided by local villagers living in tribal (Aadivasi) region. If you are choosy, cranky and grumpy about food, please avoid joining this event.
    • Transport: Mischief treks does not own busses, Jeeps, Trains, or Flight. The transport options are hired by us just like people hire Ola/Uber/Auto/Taxi/Train. Any issues regarding the transport vehicles need to be addressed to concerned transport service provider. Pickup-and-Drop for the event is arranged only as "help"  towards common means to travel together, Mischief Treks does not provide transport services or takes any liability regarding the same. Our role and responsibility starts from base village where the trek conducted by us begins. 
    • Trekking Shoes: Wear reliable shoes with good grip, the sole of the shoe gets ripped off if the shoe is not in good condition. 
    • About us: Don't forget to check the About-Us page if you are new to trekking in Maharashtra. 
    • Punctuality: In any adventure or sport event punctuality and discipline is utmost important. If you are late in catching the train/bus/cab, you will miss-out the pickup and will be considered dropout. If you are travelling in your vehicle, you may miss joining the group you are late. This is a group event and will not be personalized as per your timing.
    • Discounts:  To be honest, Discounts and coupon codes are just a marketing trick to fool people. No one offers something below the pre-decided rate slab. The charges on website haven't yet been adjusted (inflated) to provide for discounts. Mentioned amount is the lowest actual charges and hence discounts are currently not possible. Each organiser charges a certain amount based on his understanding  regarding 'Worth' of his own event.
    • Batch Size: We Do-Not conduct trek with 100-150 people in the group. Our batch size is limited and we prefer to have a Non-Crowded group for safety reasons.
    • KYC Form: Once you have paid for the event you will receive a KYC form on WhatsApp as soon as your payment is verified by system. You need to submit this form within 3 hours of receiving the form. If you have booked for your friends too, you need to ask each of your friend to get this done. If you are booking just 1 day prior to event, the form needs to be submitted immediately to avoid any inconvenience (Refer FAQ section below) 
    • CAUTION: Please be aware that even the easiest trek is fundamentally a "Trek," not a Tour, Hike, or Picnic. It's crucial to understand that an unfit individual might struggle to complete even half of an easy trek. Based on our prior experiences, an unfit person might perceive an easy-grade trek as the most difficult trek. Prior to making a booking for the event, ensure that you are in good physical and mental condition for trekking.
      ​To understand What is Trek ( click here )

    How to Reach
    How to reach Secret Waterfall Trek - Rafting and Kayaking from Mumbai, Nashik, Thane, Navi Mumbai and Vasai-Virar.
    FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

    Points to Note and FAQ's regarding Secret Forest Waterfall Trek

    Following are the frequently asked questions regarding Secret Forest Waterfall Trail.

    Q. Can someone read out event details 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 Secret Forest Waterfall Trek? 

    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 Secret Waterfall Rappelling is provided in Shared Local Jeeps sourced from a trusted vendor.

    Q. How far is the base village from Kasara and how is the road condition?

    Ans. The road till Kasara ghat is good as its a national highway. Post that few patches have potholes and/or the road is broken for few meters. Its a 17 km road from Kasara to campsite.

    Q. What is provided in meals?

    Ans. Breakfast will consist of Poha and tea and Lunch will consist of Biriyani Veg/Non-Veg/Jain, Raita, Papad and pickle, for evening refreshments Tea and Biscuits will be available.

    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 sent to us and the date and time of booking the event are irrelevant. 

    Q. What is the basis of cancellation/reschedule policy?

    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. We are coming by our own vehicle for the event, where should we reach for Secret Forest Waterfall Trek?

    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 Secret Forest Waterfall Trek?

    Ans. Depends on the number of people booking the event. Generally, the batch size is approximately 25-35 participants. 

    Q. Can kids participate in Secret Forest Waterfall Trek?

    Ans. Age does not matter, Fitness and adaptation is extremely Important. Once we had a 4 year old girl who completed entire trek easily, and sometimes even 22-25 year old people cant complete 10% of the event . If you are planning to trek with a kid , I recommend you to go through this Check this Blog:  https://www.mischieftreks.com/can-kids-trek-in-maharashtra

    Q. Is Secret Forest Waterfall 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 Secret Forest Waterfall 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. Apart from standard risks of any adventure activity, Mischief Treks events are safe for girls, women, kids and especially Men.

    Q. How long is Secret Forest Waterfall Trek?

    Ans. Normally it takes 60 mins to ascend and 60 min 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 Secret Forest Waterfall 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 Secret Forest Waterfall Trek?

    Ans. All you have to do is press the book 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.  

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    Detailed information

    Discreet, Serene and offbeat trekking location.

    We are mischief Treks are constantly looking for providing true nature experience to our participants. But, unfortunately people wish to go for treks that are extremely overcrowded to the extent your body starts stinking with sweat of random strangers. All this for just for viral social media content. On the other hand those who wish to experience Exclusive Non-Crowded treks we will surely keep hosting such treks as this one. The Secret Waterfall Trek - Rafting and kayaking is one of true nature experience efforts by Mischief Treks.

     


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    Pickup point
    Igatpuri Secret Camping and Water Sports, Sayde, Igatpuri, Maharashtra, India View on Map
    Cancellation, Rescheduling And 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.