Pune Hikers Events 22.11.2015

Pune Hikers Events

Date Location Contact Phone Cost Group
28th-29th November Mumbai midnight Heritage Ride Mumbai Travellers 8692086927 / 8652370001 999 Mumbai Travellers
28th-29th November Sandhan Valley Trek and Camping Mountrek India 9967837516 / 9867250271 1500 Mountrek India
28th-29th November Night Trek to Kalsubai Peak Mumbai Travellers 8692086927 / 8652370001 850 Mumbai Travellers
28th-29th November Stargazing and Lakeside camping Mumbai Travellers 8692086927 / 86920337777 2800 Mumbai Travellers
28th November Vasota Zenith Odysseys 9764384221 1350 Zenith Odysseys
29th november Ghangad Explorers 9850502723 800 Explorers
29th november Tailbaila Climbing Explorers 9850502723 1600 Explorers
29th November Padle Nature Trail Mumbai Travellers 8692086927 / 86920227777 250 Mumbai Travellers
Posted: 22 Nov 2015 01:47 AM
NOTE: We leave on Friday 22nd January evening and return on Tuesday 26th JanuaryGir, one of India’s oldest sanctuaries, is the sole home of the Asiatic Lions. The ecosystem in Gir not only supports these majestic creatures but also hosts a remarkable bird population. The efforts taken by the Forest Department have successfully brought the population to the present respectable status over 450 of this majestic animal.Tentative ItineraryDay 0: Friday, 22nd Jan, 20161800 hrs: Start from Mumbai in our private Non-AC Bus (Dinner in bus not included)Day 1: Saturday, 23rd jan, 20161000 hrs: Reach Gir and check in Resort and freshen up1200 hrs: Introduction and general instructions for the trip1300 hrs: Lunch at resort1400 hrs: Depart for first Jungle Safari1500 – 1800 hrs: Jungle Safari in Gir forest1900 hrs: Reach resort and have high tea1930-2100 hrs: Free time for group games2100 hrs: Dinner at resort2200 hrs: Sleep with sweet memories of the dayDay 2: Sunday, 24th Jan, 20160430 hrs: Wakeup call and freshen up0515 hrs: Depart for Second Jungle Safari0600 – 0900 hrs: Jungle Safari in Gir forest0900 – 1000 hrs: Reach resort and freshen up1030 hrs: Depart to Diu 1300 – 1400 hrs: Lunch at Diu1400- 1730 hrs: Reach Diu and sightseeing (Fort, Light house, Beach, etc)1800 hrs: Proceed towards Gir2100 hrs: Reach resort and have Dinner2200 hrs: Sleep with sweet memories of the dayDay 3: Monday, 25th Jan, 20160430 hrs: Wakeup call and freshen up0515 hrs: Depart for Fourth Jungle Safari0600 – 0900 hrs: Jungle Safari in Gir forest0900 – 1000 hrs: Breakfast and check out from resort and depart to Somnath Temple1100 – 1300 hrs: Reach Somnath and have darshan1300 – 1400 hrs: Lunch (not included in package)1400 hrs: Depart towards Mumbai (Dinner in bus not included)Day 4: Tuesday, 26th Jan, 20160800 hrs: Tentative arrival in MumbaiSomnath TempleThis is the first among the twelve holy Shiva Jyotirlings. The sacred soil from where Bhagvan Shri Krishna took his last journey to his neejdham…. Read more
Posted: 21 Nov 2015 10:55 PM PST
TreksandTrails invites you to come trek to Rajgad fort, as the name suggest “King of forts”. It is to the south-west 40 Kms from Pune. It boasts the highest number of days stayed by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on any fort. He spent almost 25 – 30 years approx. Rajgad is famous for its construction. The fort can be divided into four different parts based on geographical terrain and fortification. There are the three sub-plateaux (Machee) namely Padmavati Machee, Suvela Machee and Sanjevani Machee, and at the centre is the Ballekilla. Padmavati Machee (north end): This machee is the site of Padmavati Temple, Padmavati Lake, Chor Darwaja, Pali Darwaja, Gunjavane Darwaja, Daru Kothar (storage of arms and ammunition), Diwankhana, Rajwada (ruins), Ghod Tale (Horse Lake), Sadar (office) and Dhalkathi (flag hoisting place).   Summary: Type: Hill Fort Height: 4182 feet Grade: Medium Endurance: Medium Cost: Rs 2200.00 Base Village: Gunjavne Trek Leader: Mahadeo   More about Rajgad Sanjeevani Machee (southwest/west end): This huge, beautiful and royally constructed machee faces west and has a three-stepped (layered) fortified structure. Each of the lower levels is separated from the higher one by a fortified bastion with a gate that could be defended independently. The lowest level is beautifully fortified by double curtain walls (chilkhathi) separated by a deep trench, on average 12 feet across. One can walk between these walls. The outer wall has openings to let soldiers out for sudden attack.  Suvela Machee (south east): This is another grand machee facing east with lots of secret routes and doorways. This one is a double-stepped fortified machee with the steps separated by a beautiful bastioned doorway. At the end of first step a hole cuts across the rock; one can sit in this hole (nedhe). The final (lowest) step like Sanjeevani Machee has a double curtain wall. To the south side of this machee one can see a beautiful triangular bastion called Kaleswari buruz having an esc… Read more

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