Hillstation Camping at Village Purushwadi.

Hillstation Camping at Village Purushwadi.


  • Weekend Overnight Charges (Adult)

    Per Person Per Night

    Last Date: 31-12-2016

    INR 2100
  • Weekend Overnight Charges (Children)

    Age group of 5-12 Years (Per children Per night)

    Last Date: 31-12-2016

    INR 1200
  • Weekday Overnight Charges (Adult)

    Per Person Per Night

    Last Date: 31-12-2016

    INR 1900
  • Weekday Overnight Charges (Children)

    Age group of 5-12 Years (Per children Per night)

    Last Date: 31-12-2016

    INR 1000
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    Hill Station tour - Purushwadi Overnight

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About The Event



Hillstation Camping 

Grassroutes’ journeys are responsible holidays in India’s villages where-in the local village communities welcome you to partake in their life. True essence of India; the richness of culture, abundance of nature, still preserved & practiced ancient traditions & knowledge systems and colourful & diverse lifestyles but most of all her welcoming & loving people.

Village Overview


This is one of the first villages adopted by Grassroutes, where the local self-development initiative was encouraged. Like most villages across India, this one too has its legends, its very own people and several unique offerings for those who come from the other urban world.

Located in Akole block of District, Ahmednagar Village Purushwadi is situated 220 km from both Mumbai & Pune en route to Nasik. This tribal village is inhabited by the ‘Hindu Mahadeo Koli’ tribe. Renowned for as rice cultivators and as skilled animal herdsmen; these villagers are warm, simple & full of wonder.

At 1000 m above sea level in the western ghats, between river Kurkundi and river Mula, the local folklore connects the village to the legend of goddess zakobhai, to whom one of Purushwadi’s temples is dedicated. It is believed that the goddess lifted up five Hanuman statues from different villages in the region and threw them in the nearby Mula river, a feat she repeats every year when the statues are put upright.

The local communities are predominantly tribal and concentrate on cultivation and animal husbandry for their livelihoods. Among the different tribes of the region are bails, kolis mahadeos, thakars, koli dhors, takare kolis, paradhis, kokanas, warlis, kathodis and katkaris.

Your Grassroutes Journey to Purushwadi



Sample Itinerary




Day - 1
12:00 Arrival, Freshen-up / Traditional Welcome / Introduction / Orientation of Village & Interaction with the locals
13:00 Lunch in Villagers’ homes prepared by the Women
16:30 Tea & Snacks
17:00 Light walk around the Village & participation in Village Livelihood Activities
20:00 Dinner
21:00 Rest & Relaxation around the Bonfire
22:00 Lights off

Day 2

6:00 Wake-up Call and Bed Tea
7:30 Breakfast
10:00  Rural Activities 
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Depart for Mumbai


Activities you can choose on a Flexible Schedule – (Seasonal)

  • Sunset Trek [2 Hours to complete]
  • Riverside Fun & Games
  • Rice Pounding/Collecting Water/Pluck and eat!
  • Learn how to grow your own food
  • Chopping wood for the Bonfire
  • Preparing food with the Women
  • Corn Barbecue around the bonfire


Weekend Charges: Rs. 2100/- per person per night. Rs.1200/- per child (5 – 12 yrs)

Weekday Charges: Rs.1900/- per person per night. Rs.1000/- per child (5-12 yrs)

*12.36% Service Tax applicable on the above rates



  • Accommodation in Tents
  • Organic Vegetarian meals in Villager’s homes
  • Services of Local Village Guides



  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

Your trip will help enrich the livelihoods of the People of Purushwadi


How To Reach Here

By road:

220 km by road from both Mumbai and Pune with national highways for more than 70% of the journey. Can be done in four and two wheelers.

Route from Mumbai:

Drive along the National Highway 3 to Igatpuri via the Thane Check Naka. 8 km ahead of Igatpuri, take a right turn at Ghoti towards Sangamner. From here on you will pass through Goti – Rajur – Purushwadi.

By rail:

Nearest stations: Kasara (90-100 km away); Igatpuri (80-90 km away). From either station, you can hop on to a bus or a jeep to Rajur petrol pump, and from there on a jeep to get you to Purushwadi. Alternatively, Grassroutes can organize transport from Kasara jeep depot.

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