8th Sep

Location: Borivali

Duration: Full day | 7.30 am to 2 pm

Approx Trekking Time: 2.5 hrs one-way

Trip USP:
Dense forest, Extremely close to Mumbai, Great for wildlife spotting

Cost: Rs 1999

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About the experience

“A Nature Trail to Mumbai’s Highest Point” is a trek to Jambulmal the highest point in Mumbai which is located in the core of Sanjay Gandhi National Park Borivali (E) above the Kanheri caves complex.

This trail is conducted in association with the Nature Information Center (NIC). The NIC plays the vital role as an educational arm of the SGNP management. The NIC organizes activities like nature trails, bird-watching excursions, butterfly watches, treks and overnight camps led by experts.

With our wildlife expert’s guidance and presence on this trail, one stands to experience and learn much in detail about the wondrous wildlife specifically in the SGNP forest. This trial is bound to be an enriching experience for any nature lover.

About Jambulmal:
‘Jambulmal’ is considered as the highest point in Mumbai at a staggering height of 468 meters (1535 ft) above sea level. Enveloped by a dense forest in the core area of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the trail is 2.5km from the gate of Kanheri Caves.

This trail is ideal for beginner trekkers and wildlife enthusiasts. At the top of Jambulmal, one witnesses an absolute amazing view of Tulsi and Vihar lakes along with a panoramic view of Powai to Dahisar.

This event is open to both children and adults.
Min required age for children is 12 years.

Nikit Surve

This trek is guided by our Wildlife Expert Mr Nikit Surve, who also happens to be the man responsible for Mumbai’s leopard Census conducted in both 2015 & 2019 within the national park. He is also a Sanctuary Asia Awardee & a Tedx Speaker. Read more about his work here: http://bit.ly/1MsqHbI

With Nikit Surve’s guidance and presence on this trail, one stands to experience and learn much in detail about the wondrous wildlife specifically in the SGNP forest. His deep understanding of the SGNP forest and its inhabitants will make this trial an enriching experience for any nature lover.

Trip Itinerary

– Meet at Sanjay Gandhi National Park main gate at 7 AM.
– Introductions & briefing at Nature Information Center (NIC)
– Start journey to Jambulmaal via vehicle
– Reach Kanheri Caves followed by briefing about trek
– Start the trek with bird watching, identifying flora and
fauna enroute
– Reach the summit by 10 am and indulge in the beauty of
being at the highest point in Mumbai.
– Feast on Breakfast
– Descend towards Kanheri caves and board our vehicle back
– Trip ends by 12 – 1 pm.

Inclusions

– Wildlife Expertise
– A wholesome breakfast from our friends at Cafe Miranda
– Forest Trail Entry Ticket
– Our team of trained Trek Leaders
– First Aid

To ensure we maintain a high quality wildlife & outdoor experience while keeping safety at core, we have limited the group size to 15 individuals.

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Additional Info

Difficulty Level

This nature trail is open to all. Children, Nature lovers, Wildlife Photographers, everyone can jump onto this bandwaggon. The trail is an easy grade trail and is also known to serve as a great introductory trail for beginners.

 

The trail is a 2 hr walk one way with short breaks in between. For children, we recommend this for kids of 10 years and above.

What to carry

RainwearWear
A sturdy pair of shoes
1-2 Litres Drinking Water
Mosquito Repellent
Binoculars & Camera (Optional but highly recommended),
Most importantly, bring loads of enthusiasm

What to wear

Dress comfortably. Avoid wearing a pair of jeans at all cost and wear clothes that will not restrict your body movements while hiking.

 

Do not wear bright colours. Wear colours that camouflage with the environment like black, brown, dark green, etc.

Limited Group Size

To ensure we maintain a high quality wildlife & outdoor experience while keeping safety at core, we have limited the group size to 15 individuals.

Medical Conditions

If any of the guests have a medical condition or physical disability of any sort, it must be brought to the attention of Jack & Hill Adventures before booking the activity.

Disclaimer

In- case of a heavy downpour of rain, wildlife sightings will be considerably lesser. However, the trail and trek shall continue as planned.

Booking & Cancellation

50% Cancellation Fee will apply if your booking is cancelled 5 days prior to the event.

 

100% Cancellation Fee will apply if your booking is not cancelled within 5 days to the event.

 

To cancel your booking, send us an email on info@jackandhilladventures.com

 

This is a limited capacity event. In case, there aren’t enough bookings for the same, the event might get cancelled. However, your money will be refunded in this scenario.

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