Pune Trekking Network 20.12.2015

Pune Trekking Network

Posted: 19 Dec 2015 07:18 AM PST
 Dear Friends we invite you all for Night Trek to Matheran Via One Tree Hill Point on 3 Jan 2016 Leaving Sat Night   Little Info About The Trek:   Trek Type: Hill Trek Height: 2625 Feet above MSL (Approx) Grade: Easy District: Raigad Range: Matheran   Matheran: (The most unpolluted Hill-Station of Maharashtra)The climate of Matheran is very cool. The most unforgettable things about Matheran are deep forest and the waterfalls nearby, especially in rainy season. The beauty of the hill station gets doubled in monsoon. Matheran is truly ‘The Best Hill Station in Maharashtra. Matheran is most splendid hill station in Maharashtra; it covers an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadris. This lovely spot was discovered in 1850 by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the collector of Thane district. Garbett point is located on South-west side of Matheran with grand view of the plateau. Descend via Sunset point leads to Dodhani village on Panvel side.   The tentative itinerary for the Trek is as given below:   We will be starting with the Karjat Fast Local (time-table given below)   CST – Karjat Fast Local: This is a fast local. Pls reach the stations around 10 mins earlier, as missing this local will mean missing the trek. CST – 10:31 pm Byculla – 10:39 pm Dadar – 10:49 pm Kurla – 10:59 pm Ghatkopar – 11:05 pm Thane – 11:26 pm Dombivali – 11:48 pm Kalyan – 11:57 pm Badlapur – 00:15 am Karjat – 00:48 am.   Meeting Point: 00:48 am @ Karjat Station Platform No.1 Reach base village 02:00 am Start trek @ 02:30 am Reach top @ 05:30am Proceed to Dasturi Naka Take Taxi Till Neral Station from Matheran Reach Neral Station by 08:30am   THINGS TO CARRY- 1. Compulsory – Good trekking shoes 2. Compulsory – Water (2 ltrs) 3. Compulsory – some thing to eat and Electral 5. Optional – Camera, etc., Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments. A haversack to put in all the things mentioned above   Expenses for the Trek is 450/- per person.   Which includes Travelling from Karjat to Base Village in tumtum…. Mo… Read more
Posted: 19 Dec 2015 01:10 AM PST
  Kalavantin Durg (2300 ft)  is a pinnacle top mountain in the Panvel region. It’s on the northern edge of the Prabal plateau and is easily noticed due to its conspicuous pinnacle top. The rock-cut steps on this pinnacle is the main attraction of this peak. On reaching the top one gets a rewarding view of Matheran, Peb, Prabalgad, Irshalgad, Ulhas river in the surroundings.   Difficulty level: Medium.   Cost: ₹ 750/-   Cost includes: Pune-Pune travel by private bus, Breakfast, Expertise.   Things to carry:   1. Lunch. 2. Minimum 2½litres of water (No water available on the route) 3. Personal medication (If required). Basic First Aid will be available. 4. Jacket and monkey cap (required in the morning only) 5. Camera (Optional) 6. Cap, Sun glasses 7. Food like biscuits, plum cakes, chocolates etc. 8. ⭐Shoes are must – Good quality **TREKKING or SPORTS Shoes** “No SNEAKERS”⭐   Schedule:   6:00 am SHARP meeting point @ Swargate Bus Stop.  Reach base village by 10 am.  Start trek to Kalavantin Durg. Have Lunch in between and return to base by 4:00pm  Reach Pune by 9:00 pm   Contact:  Nihar Shrotri 9405575925    … Read more
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 11:54 PM PST
  Katraj to Sinhagad (K2S) is one of the most famous night treks around Pune. Starting from the tunnel that we come across in Katraj Ghat, one has to cross around 15 hills and small mountains while doing this trek. It begins with a fantastic view of lit-up Pune city seen behind you and slowly takes you away from the lights in a silent valley. One has to follow the TV tower at Sinhagad top that is visible throughout after reaching a certain point. By dawn we are close to Sinhagad and one can actually feel the entire region getting gradually lit-up before sunrise. An amazing unique experience indeed. Join us for this night trek along with our trek leader- Nihar who has completed the trek for more than 2 dozen times.   Cost: Rs 300/-   Cost includes: –  Transportation – Swargate to Katraj tunnel and return from Sinhagad fort to Swargate bus stand , Morning breakfast & Refreshments, First Aid & Expertise.   Itinerary: Meeting Point: 4:00pm Swargate bus stand Move to Katraj Ghat – Tunnel top Start Trek (Trek Duration Approx 9 hours) Have Dinner en route. Trek ends at Sinhagad.  Breakfast @ Sinhagad and disperse.   Grade: Moderate ⭐A ‘moderate to hard trek’ for beginners. Basic physical fitness must.⭐   Things to carry: 1. Dinner.  2. Minimum 2½ liters of water (No water available on the route) 3. Personal medication (If required). Basic First Aid will be available. 4. Jackets and monkey caps for cold winds. 5. Camera (Optional) 6. Torch with extra batteries. (Must) 7. Food like biscuits, plum cakes, chocolates etc. 8. ⭐Shoes are must – Good quality **TREKKING or SPORTS Shoes** “No SNEAKERS”⭐     Contact for details:  Nihar Shrotri -9405575925… Read more

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