Overview

Recommended for age group: 12 to 16 years
Category of Trek: Moderate Level
(First-time participants are also welcome on this moderate trek, and while prior trekking experience is beneficial, this trek requires participants to possess a certain level of physical fitness)

Unleash the Explorer in you at our exclusive camp tailored for ages between 12 and 16 years. Nestled on the Kolhapur-Sindhudurg border in Maharashtra, this camp offers a pure trekking and camping experience in the scenic Sahyadris.

Immerse yourself in the pure essence of trekking and camping as you find your way through a dense evergreen forest. Our rustic campsite offers an authentic experience with comfortable tent accommodations that will connect you with nature like never before. Explore mysterious caves on the lateritic plateau, unveil hidden waterfalls that only a few have witnessed, and brace yourself for an exhilarating excursion to Fort Rangana, where a mesmerizing view of the Konkan awaits.

This summer, let Rangana Fort Forest Camp be the canvas for your adventure story—an epic filled with laughter, valuable learning experiences, and the timeless thrill of the great outdoors. Get ready to unleash the explorer within you!


Applicable Discounts:

Group discount for a group of 8 students: Rs. 1000/- per student
(Participants must register themselves as a group at the time of booking)


Know Before You Book: What to Expect
Before you hit that 'Book Now' button, here's a quick rundown to make sure it's the right fit:

  • This is an adventure and trekking camp, offering an authentic experience beyond luxury tours.
  • This trip demands a moderate level of fitness, with daily walks and treks.
  • Stay in basic Tents; it's a back-to-basics experience.
  • Meals are basic but good, keeping things simple and healthy.
  • The facilities are intentionally basic, aligning with the simplicity of a camping experience rather than a hotel or resort.
  • The focus of the camp is on exploration, trekking, camping and enjoying nature.
4 Nights 5 Days 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 13 May, and more
Batch Dates and Charges
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Highlights
  • Pune to Pune escorted trip.
  • Stay in tents at a picturesque location.
  • Walks and treks are specially designed keeping in mind the participants' age group - 12 to 16 years.
  • Exploration of the rarely visited Rangana Fort.
  • Observe the soaring Eagles and Vultures from Fort Rangana with the scenic backdrop of the Konkan region.
  • Enjoy a specially curated trek through an evergreen forest leading to a secret waterfall.
  • Our meticulous planning and multiple preparatory visits have ensured that participants enjoy the shade all through the day, so Summer is not a worry.
  • Cave Exploration - Witness a confluence of History and Natural History in the cave hidden in an evergreen forest.
  • Visit a sacred grove to see 500-year-old trees.
  • Witness the majestic sunset from the top of a hillock. 
  • Learn to read the forest through tracks and signs of the wild denizens.
  • Travel insurance is provided for every participant.
Itinerary

Day 1: Pune to Campsite - Introduction & Settle at Campsite
Report at the Foliage Outdoors office and depart at 6:30 am for the campsite near Fort Rangana, by a private chartered vehicle. Breakfast and lunch will be en route. Reach the campsite by 3:30 pm. Upon reaching the destination, acquaint yourself with the campsite surroundings, followed by an engaging interactive session with fellow campers. The evening unfolds with an overview of the overall camp plan, paving the way for an exciting adventure. Dinner and Overnight stay in tents.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)

Day 2: Nature Trail and Cave Exploration
Post breakfast, explore the ruins of an old village hidden inside a sacred grove of giant trees dating back 500 years. Break for lunch. Post lunch, drive through the thick evergreen forest. A small trek leads to a hidden cave. Learn about the unique Geology of this area as we explore the cave and other geographical features of this site. Witness the setting sun and enjoy the panoramic view from the top of the hill. Return to the campsite. The evening will be spent doing a reflective session on the day's exploration. Dinner and Overnight stay in tents.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)

Day 3: Visit and Explore Fort Rangana
The day starts early as we get ready for a trek to the rarely-visited Fort Rangana. Explore the fort and learn about its intriguing history. This imposing fort is also a great place to observe soaring Eagles and other birds of prey. The stunning backdrop of the Konkan region adds to the beauty of this unique experience. Return to the campsite for lunch. The leisurely evening sets the stage for curiosity, as you get briefed on the plans for the next day. Dinner and Overnight stay in tents.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)

Day 4: Forest Trek leading to a Secret Waterfall
This day is the highlight of this camp. We will trek through a dense evergreen forest that ensures a shaded pathway for the day’s walk. Our destination is a Secret Waterfall hidden inside this evergreen forest. The sight of those active waterfalls, even in the peak Summer season will leave the participants awestruck. Enjoy a picnic lunch amid nature. Return to the campsite by evening. The day concludes with a captivating storytelling session around a campfire, creating a memorable atmosphere. Dinner and Overnight stay in tents.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)

Day 5: Camp closing ceremony - Return to Pune
Post breakfast, pack your bags and immerse in the closing ceremony of the camp. The journey back to Pune includes a lunch stop. Post-lunch, resume the journey towards Pune, cherishing the knowledge gained and memories created during your wild adventure in the region of Fort Rangana. Reach the Foliage Outdoors office by evening, concluding a journey filled with exploration.
(Meals: Breakfast and Lunch)

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Stay in Tents on a multiple-sharing basis.(Separate tents for Boys & Girls)
  • Pune - Campsite - Pune travel by private chartered bus.
  • Food charges for the entire duration of camp (Pune to Pune).
  • All activities as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Services of Foliage Outdoors trained camp leader(s) equipped with First aid and knowledge of the region.
  • Travel Insurance for every participant.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Mineral water / cold drinks during the journey or at the campsite. (The campsite serves Filtered Water for the entire duration of the stay)
  • Personal expenditure of any kind.
  • Medical Expenses incurred if any.
  • Any other charges not mentioned in Charges Include.
  • Expenses that are incurred due to reasons beyond the control of the organisers.
  • Goods and Services Tax.
Offers
Use this code to avail this offer
- Group of 8 or more & Save Rs 1000
Camp Category
Treks - Students
Age Groups
Students (12 to 16 yrs)