Pune Trekking Network 5.1.2016 p3

Pune Trekking Network


Posted: 04 Jan 2016 10:43 PM PST
About Fort: Kalavantin Durg is a pinnacle located adjacent to Prabalgad Fort. Detached from the main mountain this pinnacle is very close to the fortification of Prabalgad fort. to secure this side the pinnacle was fortified. Since the Prabalgad is very huge fort with an “L” shaped spread its not possible to see in all direction from any point on the fort and hence later this pinnacle also served as a watch tower. This pinnacle has carved steps till the top. For the summit one has to climb a small rock patch. The view of Matheran and Prabalgad from here is excellent. Date: 30th-31st Jan 2016               Duration: 1 N 1 D              Difficulty Level: 4 (Hard)              Endurance Level: 4 (Medium to High)     Fees:     Rs. 1150/- (Per person) What’s included in Fees               : > Transport by Private Vehicle from Pune to Pune > Breakfast, Packed lunch, Evening Tea > European Standard climbing/Safety Equipment. > Experts to guide participants over the final rock patch. > First Aid kit.     Whats NOT included in Fees      >Mineral water,cold drinks, etc. >Dinner on day 2 >Anything not mentioned in the whats included list        ABOUT FORT: Height of Fort: 647 m (2320 ft)   Base Village: Thakurwadi, Shedung         District & Region: Raigad, Karjat               Route from Pune: Pune –Lonavala – Khopoli – Chowk – Shedung                Distance from Pune:      122 kms                Key Features of the Forest: > A pinnacle with steep spiral shaped rock cut stairs > Small climbing patch > From top you can get beautiful view of Manikgad, Karnala, Matheran SCHEDULE OF THE TREK Meeting Time and Place: Fergusson college main gate at 10:00 pm Sharp! on Saturday Itinerary Day 1: > Departure at 10.30 pm from Fergusson collage main gate > Reach Shedung at 1.30am and start trekking towards Thakurwadi > Reach Thakurwadi around 3.30am and then halt Day 2: > Early wakeup call at 6am > Have breakfast and s… Read more
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 07:01 PM PST
Dear Friends We invite you For Crocodile Safari To Maldoli With MumbaiRangers on 16 & 17 jan 2016 Leaving 15 jan Friday Night   Some information about the Place:   The places that will be visiting are:   Approx 300 Kms Away From Mumbai   1.Crocodile Safari @ Maldoli 2.Guhagar Beach 3.Govalkot – Maldoli Backwater 4.Vyadeshwar Temple (If time Permits)   Little info about the place :   Crocodile safari at maldoli. we are conducting this maldoli crocodile safari for first Time and are very happy to Announce it publically   Along with crocodile safari at maldoli,we have also Arranged accommodation facilities and delicious cuisines That will help to make your crocodile safari tour a memorable one !! so book your crocodile safari today !!!   CROCODILE SAFARI: There are lot many attractions for tourist in Konkan. Maldoli village is one of the attractions located near Chiplun on the bank of Vashishti river. The main attraction of this village is Crocodile Safari there are lot of crocodiles in the river who are freely resides in this river, along with that the picturesque nature and the different types of birds attracts the tourists. If you are thinking about visiting the Kerala backwaters no need to go this much long, We are having a better option in our Konkan. Maldoli is better option to visit.   This village is situated on the bank of Vashishti river which gives you a feeling of being in Kerala. The small small villages on the banks of this river the picturesque nature the small islands in the back waters of the river, the peaceful climate far away from the noisy cities, the silent flowing water, soothing climate makes you forget the entire remaining world. But nowadays the tourists are more attracted to see the crocodiles in the river. Maldoli is a very small village which has very less contact with the noisy world. The god has given a very beautiful nature and soothing climate to this village although this village is not known by the outside world. But nowadays tour… Read more
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 03:09 AM PST
Hills and Highways: Event 5: Night trek to Kalavantin Durg -16.01.2016 @ 20.30Hrs (Panvel railways Station)  Introduction: It is situated at an elevation of 2,300 feet, and is accessible only through stairs carved around its steep rocky walls. The climb to the fort top is not so tough, but since the stairs are without any support or edges, those with vertigo are advised against it. From the top, one can see the Peb, Chanderi, Matheran, Karnala, and Ershal forts as well as the city of Mumbai. Legend has it that the fort was build for a queen known as Kalavantin, and that it was used a secret hideout by freedom fighter Umaji Naik in the early 19th century.   Category: Adventure + Medium + thrilling Endurance Level: HighDuration of the trek: one night and half dayFood Arrangement: Breakfast will be provided by Hills and highways @ Prabal machiTransport: Private auto rickshaws/Tum TumHeight : 2300 ft approx.Base Village: Thakurwadi District: RaiagdRegion: Panvel Itinerary Saturday 16.01.2016 20.30 Hrs:- Meeting Pont @ Panvel Railway Station 20.45 Hrs:- Depart for Base village by Tum Tum 21.15Hrs:- Will reach at Base village Thakurwadi After Reaching at base camp we will conduct small Introduction round 21.30Hrs:- we will Start Trek for Prabal Machi 23.00Hrs:- Reach at Prabal Machi for dinner and take rest till 3.30Hrs Sunday Sunday 17.01.2016 03.30Hrs:- Start Ascending to Kalavantin 05.00Hrs:- Reach @ Kalavanti (We can see other forts and beautiful Sun rise) 07.00Hrs:- Start Descending 08.00Hrs:-Reach at Prabalmachi and Time for Nature and fresh up call (Those who wish to make it) 08.300Hrs:- Breakfast 09.00Hrs:- Start Desending 11.00Hrs:- Reach @ Thakurwadi 11.00Hrs:- Back to Panvel by Tum Tum Trek End with lots of memories    Cost Include: Transportation from Panvel – Thakurwadi – Panvel by Tum Tum, Breakfast at Prabalmachi   Things To Carry:-A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)Torch with extra battery compulsory, Sleeping Bags / Sleeping … Read more
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 02:35 AM PST
This pinnacle is quite famous and frequently visited by mountaineers. The way to the left of the ridge takes to the cliff, here we can experience approx 150 ft climb in 4 steps to reach top. Here on one patch we will traverse towards right side by a thrilling crux move and it gives real adventure while taking move. Short info: District: – Raigad Base Village: – Jambhivili Grade: – Hard Age: – Above 15 (Please disclose medical or physical issue if any) Participate: – Maximum 25 Registered Member Cost: – Rs. 1750/- Non Registered Member: Rs 1850/- (To get Register yourself CLICK HERE ) (Last day to Register: 14th Jan 2016) Trek Schedule: Meeting point @ Dadar 10.30 PM Journey Starts @ 11 pm Will reach to base village around @ 4 am (will take rest in bus only) Weak up call @ 5.30 am Have Breakfast & Start the trek @ 7 am Reach to Pinnacle Base  8 am Basic Instruction & Stretching Start Climb @ 8.30 am Lunch @ 1 pm Reach Base Village @ 5.30 pm Evening Refreshment Return Journey @ 6.30 pm. What will include in Fee:- Transport by private vehicle from Mumbai to Mumbai. Breakfast, Sunday lunch. Equipment & Expertise charge. What will not include in Fee:- Extra food (Private Orders), Personal Expenditure of any kind, INSURANCE Coverage, Any other charges not specifically mention in “Fee includes” Payment Details:- To confirm your registration please deposit Rs. 1000/-(non Refundable in any manner) Acc Name: Ananda Shivaji Govekar Acc No   : 00000032353269021 IFS Code: SBIN0000562 MICR Code: 400002007 Bank     : SBI Bank Branch   : Bhandup (W) After transaction plz do sms to Ananda Govekar 98922 19155. Things to Carry: Compulsory items: 3ltr Water, A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, one more small bag require while climbing (to carry water bottles, snacks and belongings)  So t
hat one has hands free while trekking, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear good trekking shoes, canvas shoes is… Read more

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