OAM Cycle ride to Korlai Saturday, November 19

Dear Cycling Enthusiast,
We at “Outdoor Adventure Management” are glad to announce a Cycle Ride to Korlai.
Revas- Revdanda- Korlai on 19 Nov 2011 to 20 Nov 20011.

This Cycling ride is fun ride for cycling enthusiast and beginners to enjoy the joy of cycling along a serene landscape to explore Korlai beach and Fort. The Route is mainly plane roads with less vehicle activity. So grab the opportunity to relive those care free Cycling days of childhood.

Cycling is a great fun activity that is especially enjoyed by everyone of every age. It is a fantastic workout that not only enables you to derive pleasure, but also goes a long way in ensuring your overall fitness. The best part about this sporting activity is that, you find cycling a delightful experience, without even realizing that it has done good to your body. When you like pursuing a particular activity, then carrying it out doesn’t appear cumbersome to you.

Cycling is one of the most effective exercises to shed off those extra calories and get rid of flabby abs. Even a small amount of cycling would be good enough to boost your metabolism level, thereby fastening your weight loss program. It helps to improve the overall balance and coordination. Not only it paves a way for maintaining health and fitness, but also for leading a healthy peaceful life. So, cycle off your weight and tensions and lead a happy fit eco friendly lifestyle.

Itinerary

19 Nov 2011

07:00am to 7:30am- Report at Bhaucha Dhakka with your cycles.
08:00 am- Take a ferry ride to Revas.
10:30 am- After having break fast at Revas, we start our cycle ride for the day
Revas via Revdanda to Korlai approx 40 km.
12:30 pm to 01:30 pm- Lunch at Alibaug.
04:30 pm- Reach Korlai. Halt at the Korlai Village for the night stay and
Dinner.
05:00 pm to 07:00pm- Explore the Korlai Beach.
09:00 pm- Dinner.

20 Nov 2011

06:00 am- Wake up call.
07:00am to 09:00 am- Trek to Korlai Fort.
09:00am to 10:00am- Break fast.
10:00 am- Start the cycle ride for the day back to Revas approx 40 kms.
12:30pm to 1:30 pm- Halt at Alibaug for Lunch.
04:00 pm- Reach Revas and take a ferry ride to Bhaucha Dhakka.
06:00 pm- Bhaucha Dhakka.

Expenses- Rs 450/-
Cost includes- ( Ferry ride fare to and fro+ cycle charge, Break fast on 2nd
day, Dinner at Korlai, Lodging at Korlai, Cycling Expertise)

You are requested to get your own Cycles, which are well maintained and serviced to avoid any breakdowns. En route there are Cycle garages which are accessible . We will be carrying with us basic cycling repair kit too.

Points to note:
Kindly get well maintained and serviced cycles. Cycling Helmet for your own safety. Carrier or bands to lode your bag on the cycle.
Kindly carry light weight back packs as you will have to carry your own bags while cycling.
Additional snacks and Water as per your need.

Things to carry:

1. Food & Water (Mandatory).
2. Cap / Gog.(optional)
3. Extra pair of clothes.(Warm clothes coz of cold weather)
4. Sleeping bag/ sleeping mat, Blanket (Mandatory)
5. Sweater/jacket/Full T shirts Compulsionn
6. Good footwear.(Mandatory)
7. Slippers or floaters (just to relax your feet befor & after the trek) (optional)
8. Personal small medical kit. (if u require usually/Optional)
9. Electral/Tang powder.
10. Torch with extra Batteries.
11. Locks for your Cycles.

Pictures of Cycle Ride to Alibaug by Outdoor Adventure Management.
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1318843382273.165490.1566432420&type=1

About Korali
Korlai Fort (also called Morro or Castle Curlew[1]) is a Portuguese fortification in the town of Korlai,[2] Maharashtra, India. It was built on an island (Morro de Chaul)[3] which guards the way to the Revdanda Creek. It was meant as a companion to the fort at Chaul. At this strategic position the Portuguese could use it to defend their province which stretched from Korlai to Bassein. Vestiges of the Portuguese occupation are manifested in the distinct dialect of the Korlai villages inhabitants which is a Portuguese Creole called Kristi.
This fort was built in 1521 by the Portuguese with the permission of the Ahmednagar sultanate. In 1521, taking advantage of the confusion in the aftermath of the death of the Burhan Nizam the Portuguese tried to take over the fort.[4] However the sultan retaliated and sent some of his best men to reclaim the fort. Subsequently a truce was reached in which the Ahmednagar sultanate occupied the island and no further fortification of the island took place. Only a wooden cross remained on the island as a sign of its former rulers.

Korlai Beach: A quiet serene beach with alternate white and black sands, along a serene stretch of the Arabian coastine, adjacent to a village of Korlai Creole Portuguese speaking Indians.Just across the bridge, to the right there is Korlai fort within the sea and attached to the mainland by a narrow land strip through the Korlao fort through the Korlai Village. It is supposed to have been built by the Portuguese in 1521. The main gate has an inscription which means ‘no entry without a fight’. The fort has seven gates, a sweet water well, a church in disuse, a Hindu timple and a Lighthouse.

For booking and more details kindly contact;
Swapnil Ghadigaonkar- 9920993093
Sachin Mayekar- 9769565455
Dinesh Surve- 9967437047
Pooja Sagvekar- 9819705719
Shruti More- 9769303952
Najma Kesury- 98921152811
Manish Bhosle- 976989874
Rashmi Satam- 9967353229
Saad Azad- 9920645635
Kunal Bele- 9892096723

For Information and arrangements visit

www.outdooradventures.co.in

Also visit us and register free on “www.outdooradventures.co.in

Office Address: A/5,72 RNA broadway avenue, Miraroad E, Thane-401107

Or call us on any of the above contact for any queries regarding the trek.
Eagerly looking forward for your participation.

Thanks & Regards

O.A.M Group

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