Pugmarks was founded 21 years ago in Pune by 3 passionate conservationists including an IITian and a naturalist working for WWF.
Our core mission is “To sensitise the youth to the joy of the outdoors and nature conservation while enhancing their personal development”.
Each year thousands of youngsters camp with us in their vacations at amazing places like Manali, Andamans, Kanha, Dandeli and more.
Pugmarks is led by a dynamic team which has over 20 years of experience in adventure travel and ecotourism. Pugmarks has won many awards over the years, most notably the National Award from ATOAI for excellence in "Community-based adventure"
Solve the Jungle Mystery.
Unfold the historical significance of Pawankhind,
Visit Waghzara, Echo Point. Experience new adventures Jeep Safari at Pawankhind.
Net Climbing, rifle shooting, Burma Bridge, Commando Net, Jeep Top Ride to Scenic Manoli Dam.
Enjoy delicious Vanbhojan
About the Place: This Campsite is situated in Village Amba (Dist. Kolhapur) at the height of 3000 ft, nestled deep in the Western Ghats. Amba is recently awarded the World Heritage Status. It is located, on top of Amba ghat, almost exactly between Kolhapur and Ratnagiri cities of Maharashtra. It is a reserve forest and falls in the buffer zone of Sahyadri Tiger Reserve and Dajipur Bison Sanctuary.
The locations around the Campsite is steeped in the History of the Great Maratha Leader Chatrapati Shivaji & the Lionhearted Warrior Baji Prabhu Deshpande, who laid down his life at Pawankhind.
Distance: This Campsite is 65kms away from Kolhapur City, almost exactly between Kolhapur and Ratnagiri and about 240 km from Pune.
Activities: Visit to the Scenic Manoli Dam, Amba Ghat, visit Pawankhind, the battlefield, Konkan Point, Burma bridge, Net Walk, Spider walk etc.