Pune Trekking Network 15.11.2015

Pune Trekking Network


Posted: 10 Nov 2015 03:14 AM PST
Completely descending the valley of  Shadows…   About the Tour : Sandhan valley is one of the greatest canyons in the Sahyadri mountain ranges. It is a very good combination of a canyon and a valley. Located in the Nagar district, near the famous fort Ratangad, Sandhan valley is undoubtedly The Valley of Suspense. Walking through the narrow streak of valley with 300 ft rock walls on both the sides is a lifetime experience. Descending full Sandhan valley is always a memorable outing and the overnight stay under the sparkling sky, along the reservoir side, is a sweet cherry on the cake!!   Disclaimer* :  1. First Time Trekkers are not advisable to join the Sandhan Valley FULL DESCEND TREK.  2. As it is the hardcore trek and not camping, we are staying the open place and not tents.    Batch 3 : 19-20 December 2015 Category: Trekking Level: MediumDuration: 02 Nights / 02 DaysHighlights of Outing: Unexplored Sandhan Valley Full Descending Sandhan Valley Rappelling Down this Valley under expert’s guidance Open Stay at the Bottom of Valley near Water Source Itinerary :  Day 1 :Overnight journey towards Samrad village by  last local train from CSTM to Kasara (12:10 am) Proceed to Samrad By Private Jeep. Early morning arrival at Samrad, freshen up and breakfast. By 7:00 am, proceed to Sandhan Valley Trek. Experience the thrill  of the trek in the valley. Have Lunch And Start rappelling activity and descend the further part. Reach the stay point by evening. Have dinner. Overnight Stay in Open At the Same Point.  Day 2 :Freshen up. Post breakfast, proceed towards Dehne village, Asangoan. Have lunch at Dehne village and proceed to Asangoan by Public Transport. Catch local train by evening to Mumbai.  Tour Concludes with Happy Memories 😀   Tour Cost : Rs.1,800/- per personFor Registered Member : Rs.1,700/- per person Inclusions:1. Transportation from Kasara to Samrad and Back from Dehne to Asagoan2. All Meals (Except Saturday’s lunch )3. Rappelling Charg… Read more
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 03:10 AM PST
Completely descending the valley of  Shadows…   About the Tour : Sandhan valley is one of the greatest canyons in the Sahyadri mountain ranges. It is a very good combination of a canyon and a valley. Located in the Nagar district, near the famous fort Ratangad, Sandhan valley is undoubtedly The Valley of Suspense. Walking through the narrow streak of valley with 300 ft rock walls on both the sides is a lifetime experience. Descending full Sandhan valley is always a memorable outing and the overnight stay under the sparkling sky, along the reservoir side, is a sweet cherry on the cake!!   Disclaimer* :  1. First Time Trekkers are not advisable to join the Sandhan Valley FULL DESCEND TREK.  2. As it is the hardcore trek and not camping, we are staying the open place and not tents.    Batch 2 : 28th-29th November 2015 Category: Trekking Level: MediumDuration: 02 Nights / 02 DaysHighlights of Outing: Unexplored Sandhan Valley Full Descending Sandhan Valley Rappelling Down this Valley under expert’s guidance Open Stay at the Bottom of Valley near Water Source Itinerary :  Day 1 :Overnight journey towards Samrad village by  last local train from CSTM to Kasara (12:10 am) Proceed to Samrad By Private Jeep. Early morning arrival at Samrad, freshen up and breakfast. By 7:00 am, proceed to Sandhan Valley Trek. Experience the thrill  of the trek in the valley. Have Lunch And Start rappelling activity and descend the further part. Reach the stay point by evening. Have dinner. Overnight Stay in Open At the Same Point.  Day 2 :Freshen up. Post breakfast, proceed towards Dehne village, Asangoan. Have lunch at Dehne village and proceed to Asangoan by Public Transport. Catch local train by evening to Mumbai.  Tour Concludes with Happy Memories 😀   Tour Cost : Rs.1,800/- per personFor Registered Member : Rs.1,700/- per person Inclusions:1. Transportation from Kasara to Samrad and Back from Dehne to Asagoan2. All Meals (Except Saturday’s lunch )3. Rappelling C… Read more
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 03:02 AM PST
The Frozen River Trek… About the Tour :Chadar Trek is well known as being a very unique winter journey & trip throughout Ladakh. It can be termed “Khado sanglam” throughout Zanskari vocabulary, the actual (Dakini Path) which people of Zanskar use as the last way to connect when there is no link with the outside world several weeks on a yearly basis following your routes stay shut down as a result of heavy snowfall. Chadar means sheets and is used to refer to the trek along the frozen Zanskar.  Batch 02 : 23rd to 31st January 2016 Category : Himalayan Expedition Level : ToughDuration : 8 Nights / 9 Days Itinerary :  Day 1, Saturday: Report at Leh. Acclimatize and over night at guest house. Day 2, Sunday:Drive Tilat Sumdo camp. Day 3, Monday:Trek to Shingra Koma [9 km/6 hrs trek]. Day 4, Tuesday:Trek to Dibb [14.5 km/8 hrs trek] Day 5, Wednesday:Trek to Naerak Pullu [11.5 km/7 hrs trek] Day 6, Thursday:Trek from Naerak to Dibb. Day 7, Friday:Trek to Shingra Koma. Day 8, Saturday: Trek to Tilat Sumdo and drive back to Leh. Day 9, Sunday:Flight from Leh to Mumbai Tour Concludes with Happy Memories 🙂   Tour Cost : Rs.23,000/- per personFor Registered Members : Rs.22,700/- per member Inclusions: Transport from Leh to Leh Accommodation. Tented or Tourist lodge. Meals while on trek (Veg) Trek equipment (Tent, Sleeping Mat, Sleeping bag) First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder Experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff to help trekkers. Exclusions:1. Any kind of personal expenses.2. Insurance.3. Porter to carry personal luggage.4. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head price Includes.   Note: If porter is required, arrangements can be done on extra payment.    For booking you need to deposit Rs.15,000/.- per person as an advance in the following Account: NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERSBANK: ICICIACCOUNT: CURRENT ACA/C: 623805029453BRANCH: MULUND WESTIFSC CODE ICIC0006238 Cancellation and Refund:1. If cancellation done prior t… Read more
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 03:00 AM PST
The Frozen River Trek… About the Tour :Chadar Trek is well known as being a very unique winter journey & trip throughout Ladakh. It can be termed “Khado sanglam” throughout Zanskari vocabulary, the actual (Dakini Path) which people of Zanskar use as the last way to connect when there is no link with the outside world several weeks on a yearly basis following your routes stay shut down as a result of heavy snowfall. Chadar means sheets and is used to refer to the trek along the frozen Zanskar.  Batch 01 : 16th to 24th January 2016  Category : Himalayan Expedition Level : ToughDuration : 8 Nights / 9 Days Itinerary :  Day 1, Saturday: Report at Leh. Acclimatize and over night at guest house. Day 2, Sunday:Drive Tilat Sumdo camp. Day 3, Monday:Trek to Shingra Koma [9 km/6 hrs trek]. Day 4, Tuesday:Trek to Dibb [14.5 km/8 hrs trek] Day 5, Wednesday:Trek to Naerak Pullu [11.5 km/7 hrs trek] Day 6, Thursday:Trek from Naerak to Dibb. Day 7, Friday:Trek to Shingra Koma. Day 8, Saturday: Trek to Tilat Sumdo and drive back to Leh. Day 9, Sunday:Flight from Leh to Mumbai Tour Concludes with Happy Memories 🙂   Tour Cost : Rs.23,000/- per personFor Registered Members : Rs.22,700/- per member Inclusions: Transport from Leh to Leh Accommodation. Tented or Tourist lodge. Meals while on trek (Veg) Trek equipment (Tent, Sleeping Mat, Sleeping bag) First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder Experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff to help trekkers. Exclusions:1. Any kind of personal expenses.2. Insurance.3. Porter to carry personal luggage.4. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head price Includes.   Note: If porter is required, arrangements can be done on extra payment.    For booking you need to deposit Rs.15,000/.- per person as an advance in the following Account: NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERSBANK: ICICIACCOUNT: CURRENT ACA/C: 623805029453BRANCH: MULUND WESTIFSC CODE ICIC0006238 Cancellation and Refund:1. If cancellation done prior … Read more
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 02:49 AM PST
!! Get Ready for the Ultimate Coastal Ride !! About the Tour :  Are you ready to ride through west coast of Maharashtra called Konkan. There are plenty of surprises along the way: starting with delicious konkani cuisines and warm hospitality of the konkani people. During this ride we come across various beautiful and unseen beaches, ancient temples along with their stories, Sea forts and lots more. The coastal highway is a unique route to explore Konkan, and we are following it till it ends. The ride covers some of the famous destinations and some of the very offbeat, less traveled destinations in konkan as well.  Outing Date : 23rd-27th December 2015 Category : Biking Level : Easy Duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days Distance : Approx 1200 Kms Highlights of Tour: Ride through ​beautiful coastal highway​ Visit some of the beautiful beaches of west coast ​Underwater and Water-sports activities Experience local cuisine and Konkani culture​   Itinerary Day-1:Meeting point at ​Bhaucha Dhakka. Instruction and Introduction session. Then proceed towards Rewas by ferry and further ride towards Dapoli. En route visit Alibaug, Murud, Diveagar, Harihareshwar and Bankot Fort. Late evening arrival at Dapoli. Overnight at Dapoli. Backwater to be cross via Ferry: Dighi and Bankot. Day-2: Early morning one can enjoy dolhin safari in deep sea. After breakfast proceed towards Ganpatipule. En route visit Chandika Caves, Dabhol – Dhopave Jetty, Lunch at Guhagar, Post lunch visit Velneshwar Beach, Jaigad – Tawsal Ferry, Overnight at Ganpatipule. ​ Backwater to be cross via Ferry: Dabhol & JaigadDay-3:After breakfast proceed towards Malvan en route visit Kunkeshwar Beach, Malvan Fort, Water Sport Activities at Devbaug, Overnight at Malvan​.​​ Day-4:After breakfast enjoy the snorkeling and scuba div
ing acitivity @ Sindhudurg Fort. Post lunch proceed towards Goa via Vengurle en route visit Vengurla Port, Mochemad beach​ and Terekhol Fort.​​​ Late evening arrival at ​Goa… Read more
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 02:40 AM PST
Mumbai on Wheels !! About the Tour :  This is not just a cycle ride, its a completely different face of Mumbai. Mumbai as we know is among the fastest cities of India, but there is other face of Mumbai which you can see only at night…thats the “Mumbai nagariya” !! At night you can see people of Mumbai admiring it’s beauty and chilling with Chai, coffee or beer at marine drive, couples sitting and discussing about life (Hopefully tongue emoticon ) and then suddenly you here the sharp ghoommmmmmmmmm……. as someone races the bike to the fullest and vanishes away like thunder!!! Oops ! That’s not allowed dude !! but one can’t help it because it’s Mumbai’s night fever, street lights glowing away to glory which gives one immense energy to ride and feel the air. Our monuments which are the pride of Mumbai tell us all about their glory…trying to narrate their story…as they get alive at night under the cozy Midnight…!!! Batch 02 : 28th-29th November 2015 Category : Cycling Level : EasyDuration : 1 NightApproximate Distance :  25 kms both way Disclaimer :- 1. No midway back out during the ride if you want you can drop the cycles on starting point on your own expenses.   2. There might be alteration in the route as per the situation.   Starting Point: Mad Over Donuts, Colaba Causewayat 11.30 p.m. Highlights of the Tour: 1. Gateway of India2. Nariman Point3. Marine Drive4. Breach Candy5. Worli Sea Face6. Haji Ali7. The Antila Tower (World’s most expensive home)8. Mumbai University9. Bombay High Court10. Rajabai Clock tower11. Flora Fountain12. BMC HQ building13. Horniman CircleTour Concludes with Happy Memories 🙂   Tour Cost : Rs. 999/- per personFor Registered Members : Rs.899/-per member Inclusions:1. Cycle Rental2. Refreshments on tour3. Helmets4. Expertise Charges Exclusions:1. Any Transfer till Colaba and back2. Anything mentioned than above   For booking you need to deposit Rs.999/- per person in the following Account: NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERSBANK: IC… Read more
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 02:31 AM PST
Get set Goooo !! About the Tour :  Ride to Kondhana caves with Mumbai Travellers, its overall 25 kms Ride from Karjat to Kondhana caves road through Green carpet till Kondiwade village and will park our cycles there at kondiwade . Kondiwade is small village at base of Rajmachi fort. From there its 45 Mins trek towards Rajmachi. En-route there is the beautiful Kondhana caves which is our final destination. We will explore the caves and proceed back to the villager’s home . Explore the village. Have delicious lunch and ride back to the Karjat.    Outing Dates : 22nd November 2015 Category : Cycling Level : EasyDuration : 1 Day Disclaimer :- No midway back out during the ride if you want you can drop the cycles on starting point on your own expenses.   Itinerary :  Catch early morning train from CST  which will  reach at Karjat on 7.30 am . Meet our  leader at station . After breakfast, we will have introduction and briefing session about the gears and the ride Its approx 25 Km total ride. There will be small trek of 45 Minute and will reach to beautiful  “Kondhana Caves” Enjoy the history about the monument some fun activity and back to Kondivade village where we will have our lunch. Some leisure time to explore the village and will proceed back to Karjat. Tour Concludes with Happy Memories 🙂   Tour Cost : Rs.1,800/- per personFor Registered Members : Rs.1,700/-per member Inclusions:1. Cycle Rental2. Waterbottle3. Lunch at Villager’s house4. Helmets5 . Utility Vehicle6. Expertise Charges Exclusions:1. Any Transfer till Karjat and back. 2. Anything mentioned than above For booking you need to deposit Rs.1,800/- per person in the following Account: NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERSBANK: ICICIACCOUNT: CURRENT ACA/C: 623805029453BRANCH: MULUND WESTIFSC CODE ICIC0006238 Cancellation and Refund applicable on the whole tour cost : 1. If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.2. If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded3. Afte… Read more
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 02:25 AM PST
The Stargazing and Star Trail Photography at Velas !! About the Tour :  Star gazing is an activity carried out in the presence of experts observing stars, planets and other objects in universe with the help of Telescope. Mumbai Travellers in association with Beyond Earth is organizing this event “STARGAZING and STAR TRAIL PHOTOGRAPHY “. Here you will be spending your whole night with stars on the Velas Beach. Velas is a small village in Ratnagiri district with a scenic beach, amazing natural beauty and absolutely dark sky. It makes a perfect weekend getaway coupled with stargazing and astronomy, hence we have finalized this location. So are you ready for this unique experience..??   Batch Dates : 12th-13th December 2015 Category : Offbeat TourType : Stargazing + Night PhotographyDuration : 1 Night / 2 Days Itinerary :  Day 1 : 12th December 2015- Saturday Early morning proceed towards Velas village (The village of Turtle).En-route Breakfast. Reach Velas. Freshen-up and Introduction session.Have Lunch and Explore the local culture and the village.Evening visit to the Velas Beach for tur
tle sighting. After Sunset start with first session of Stargazing. Get your basics cleared and know various constellations, stars and planets. Post dinner, second session of Stargazing with various Nebulae, Deep sky objects and Milky way along with Star-trail photography. You have option of exploring more and more stars till late night / early morning. Lights off for the Day ! Day 2 : 13th December 2015-Sunday8:00 am. Morning breakfast. After breakfast proceed towards Harihareshwar temple/beach. Post lunch proceed back to Mumbai.   Tour Concludes with Happy Memories & AWESOME PHOTOGRAPHS 🙂   Tour Cost : Rs.3,000/- per personFor Registered Members : Rs.2,800/- per person Batch size : Only 20 participants    Inclusions: Transportation from Mumbai to Mumbai by A/c luxury Bus. All Veg Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) Telescope with Instructor. Accommodation in… Read more
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 02:21 AM PST
Camping near Lakeside, Gazing the Stars…!! About the Tour :  Star gazing is an activity carried out in the presence of experts observing stars, planets and other objects in universe with the help of Telescope. Mumbai Travellers in association with Beyond Earth is organizing this event “STARGAZING and LAKESIDE CAMPING “. Here you will be spending your whole night with stars and camping on an isolated Island. Normally we get dark skies near this Island, hence we have finalized this location. So are you ready for this unique experience..??   Batch Dates : 28th-29th November 2015 Category : Offbeat TourType : Stargazing + CampingDuration : 1 Night / 2 Day Itinerary : Day 1 : 28th November 2015 – Saturday Proceed towards Kasara by  Semi-Fast train from CSTM (12:28pm). The train shall reach Kasara Station by 02:52pm. Proceed towards the Bhandardhara. Freshen up and have refreshment. Introduction and briefing session. Get our boats ready  to reach Lakeside. Once reached, we will have introduction and shall proceed with stargazing session. Our expert Mr.Vikram Virulkar who will share his part of information on Astro. 9:30 pm : Dinner. Post dinner Star-gazing continues. You have option of exploring more and more stars till late night. Enjoy the Campfire and have rest in the tents. Day 2 : 29th November 2015- Sunday 8:00 am. Morning breakfast. Have fun on the Lakeside and some group activities. Have lunch and proceed towards Kasara station. We can take 3.37 pm fast train to CSTM from Kasara. Tour Concludes with Happy Memories 🙂   Tour Cost : Rs.2,800/- per personFor Registered Members : Rs.2,600/- per member Inclusions: Transportation from Kasara to Kasara Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch (Veg Meals) Telescope with Instructor. Tent Accommodation To and Fro charges of Ferry/Boat Expertise and Guide Charges Exclusions: Any transportation to Kasara Station and back Anything other than above mention inclusions For booking you need to deposit Rs.2,800/- per pe… Read more
Posted: 07 Nov 2015 06:46 AM PST
“Everest Base Camp” is a term that is used to describe two base camps, each on opposite sides of Mount Everest. South Base Camp is in Nepal at an altitude of 5,364 metres (17,598 ft), and North Base Camp is in Tibet at 5,150 metres (16,900 ft). These camps are rudimentary campsites on Mount Everest that are used by mountain climbers during their ascent and descent. South Base Camp is used when climbing via the southeast ridge, while North Base Camp is used when climbing via the northeast ridge. The Everest Base Camp trek on the south side is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayas and is visited by thousands of trekkers each year.Itinerary:Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.Day 02: Kathmandu- Lukla (2840m/9320ft)–Trek to Phakding (2610m/8560ft)– takes 3-4 hrs. Scenic flight to Tenzing-Hillary Airport,  Lukla,  from where the trek into the Khumbu region begins. We descend towards the Dudh Kosi River where we join the main trail to Namche Bazaar. Halt at Phakding (Or Monjo) Overnight at tea-house.Day 03: Phakding/Monjo to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11290ft) – Approx.6 hrs Post breakfast start trekking along the banks of the Dudh Kosi, crossing the river many times on suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. Enter Sagarmatha National Park at Jorsale. Have lunch at Jorsale. From here the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views. Namche is one of the biggest villages and the Sherpa trading hub  along the whole Everest trail. Also known as the Gateway to Everest.  Overnight at Hotel.Day 04: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day. Post breakfast we’ll  climb steeply out of Namche to the Everest View Hotel via Syangboche Airport. Built by the Japanese management. This spectacularly situated hotel offers  wonderful panoramic view of Mt.Everest (8848m), Tawache, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, and Ama Dablam. After tea we trek to the villages of Khumjung set below Khumbila, the rocky peak sacred to all Sherpas. In Khum… Read more

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