Trek to Dhak Bahiri caves with Trek Mates on 17th Feb '10.

Hey Mates, we at Trek Mates have organised a Trek to Dhak Bahiri Caves on 7th feb ’10. starting on saturday. And we invite you all for this event to experience the adventure and thrill.

Some information about the Trek:
Type: Hill Cave
District:
Raigad
Height: 2300 feet above mean sea level
Base Village:
Jambholi
Region: Karjat –Lonavala
Difficulty Rating: Tough
Transport: Kalyan to Lonavala by rail, Lonavala to Jambholi by bus.
Time to reach the top: About 3 hrs from the base

Trek to Bahiri caves is famous for its rock climbing section and is considered one of the toughest trek of Maharashtra just because of this rock patch.
But we will try to make it as easy as possible, with appropriate use of ropes, securing safety of each and every participant over the patch.

The plans for the trek will be as follows :
Though it’s a one day trek, the scorching sun in this dry season heats the rocks and makes it difficult to climb after 11 am itself. So to avoid getting burnt by heated rocks we have decided to hike the cave early in the morning and for the same reason we need to reach the base one night prior to the trek.

We will be starting from Mumbai on Saturday afternoon, Our Mates from Pune will join us at Kamshet or Lonavala
Will reach jambhavli the base village by night.
Will have our dinner in the Village, rest for an hour, and start for a night trek till the base of the cave.
Early morning wake up, breakfast, will start towards the patch.(this will prove us very helpful, as only one person can climb the patch at once. and no other goup reaches )
We will climb the patch and will be back by 12pm to the base of the cave.
From here we will return to Jambhavli.
Have lunch and will start our return journey to Mumbai(Karjat) / Pune(Kamshet).

Things To Be carried:
A bottle of water (Atleast 2 Ltrs),
TORCH with extra batteries, Candles (compulsory).
2-3 bunch of papers and proper bedding
Camera(Optional)
Cap, etc.,
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Good trekking shoes,
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. so that one has ones hands free while trekking. Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.

The charges of the trek are Rs 300/per head, which includes
Breakfast and Lunch on Sunday,
Travel expenditure from Kamshet till Karjat/lonavala.
Ropes and Safety gear charges, Expertise.

For Registrations and More Information, Pls Contact:
Nilesh Patil : 9967436211
Priti Patel : 9869524260
Vikramsingh : 9987757665
Prasad Tandale: 9029857793


Regards,
Trek Mates.

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