VRangers night trek to Dukes nose 17th April 2010

Hello All,

We at VRangers are glad to announce night trek to Dukes nose on 17th April 2010

The journey starts with the Mahalaxmi express on 17th Apr ngt 2010

Interested people meet at respective stations with a single journey ticket to Lonavala. (Get to your respective stations at least half an hour earlier, as there might be a long queue for the tickets.)

The charges for this trek is Rs 110 /- each, which includes traveling from Lonavala to Mumbai (via Train), Morning Refreshments, transportation from Kurvande to Lonavla by Jeep/Auto expertise charges, etc.

The Dukes Nose is popular as Nagphani. Duke’s Nose is also a perfect spot for those who want explorations and are adventurous. The Mahadevi Shrine can be found here. There is also a rock diffused into the hill.

Trek schedule:-

Saturday 17th April 2010

20.23 Start from CST by Mahalaxmi Express

23.00 @ Lonavala Station

23.30 Towards Kurvande village by walk

00.30 @ Kurvande

Sunday 18th April 2010

00.30 Ascend to Dukes nose

01.00 Dukes nose atop

01.30 Rest

06.30 Wake up & exploration till 08.00

08.00 Descend

08.30 Breakfast @ Kuruvande village

09.15 @ Lonavala station by Jeep

09.30 Start return journey to CST

Schedule for People from Pune:

Catch the Pune Lonavala Local Scheduled at 21.10 from Pune station. Board the second last compartment.

The Schedule of the Local is :

Pune : 21.10
Shivaji Nagar: 21.16
Khadki: 21.21
Dapodi: 21.26
Kasarwadi: 21.30
Pimpri: 21.33
Chinchwad: 21.37
Akurdi : 21.42
Dehu Road : 21.47
Begdewadi: 21.51
Ghorawadi: 21.54
Talegaon: 21.59
Vadgaon: 22.04
Kanhe : 22.09
Kamshet: 22.13
Malavali: 22.21
Lonavala : 22.35

We will wait for other rangers to arrive and then start the trek.

The charges for pune people will be Rs. 80/- each. This will include travelling from Lonavala till pune (via Train), Morning Refreshments, transportation from Kurvande to Lonavla by Jeep/Auto expertise charges, etc.

Pune People are requested to call:

Devesh 9922507247

list of all the things to carry :

1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has hands free while trekking.

2. A bottle of water (3 Ltrs).

3. Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry (at own risk)

4. Electoral / Enerzyl powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits (compulsory).

5. Torch with extra batteries, Matchbox, Candles, Old Newspapers (Compulsory).

6. Personal medicines & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution, Mosquito’s cream.

7. A good trekking shoes, Bedding (sleeping mat and shawl) (Compulsory).

Max Participants Size :25 ppl

For Reg. & more details, contact Our “Rangers”
(plz ‘sms’ if call is not received).

Machhindra 9967995993
Devesh 9922507247
Sudhir 9821218771

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