Sign up for these thrilling night treks and camps in and around Mumbai
This weekend, accompany Wandering Shooters on a night trek to Kalsubai, located in Igatpuri
Conquer Kalsubai's peak
This weekend, accompany Wandering Shooters on a night trek to Kalsubai, located in Igatpuri. The mountain, whose summit is at a height of 5,400 metres, is known as the Everest of Maharashtra. The trek to the top will begin at 1 am after a meal of rustic, Maharashtrian fare at a local's home in Bari village. The trek is of medium difficulty. The group will reach the peak in time for sunrise.
From December 2 (12 pm onwards) to 3 Meeting Point Pritam Hotel, Dadar. Call 7718863071 Cost Rs 1,400
Gaze at the stars
If you're seeking a nocturnal wilderness experience in the heart of Mumbai, sign up for an overnight camp at Sanjay Gandhi National Park. As the dusk settles, experts will bring out the telescopes and help you spot various constellations and stars. Stay in a tented dormitory, and enjoy a nature trail before making your way home. The camp is open to all.
From December 2 (4.30 pm onwards) to 3 Meeting Point Nature Information Centre, SGNP, Borivali East. Call 28868686
Cost '2,500 (includes stay, food and activities)
Catch movies at a campsite
Make the most of the nip in the air by heading to a campsite off Gorai beach. Enjoy an assorted mix of world cinema, classics and crowd favourites, all under the open sky. Organised by White Collar Hippie, the getaway also promises live music, featuring indie, blues, and retro tunes before the screening. Expect tents, sleeping bags, bonfires and barbeque, too.
From December 1 (4 pm onwards) to 2 Meeting Point U Tan Sea Resort, Bhayandar West. Call 9930260747 log on to insider.in Cost Rs. 2,200 (includes stay, food and activities)