Pune Hikers Events 23.1.2016

Pune Hikers Events


Posted: 22 Jan 2016 08:00 AM PST
Trekगुरु : One Day Trek to Sandhan Valley (सांधण दरी). also known as Valley of suspense or Valley of Shadow (No rappelling) Date : 31st Jan 2016 – batch 5 Region : Igatpuri Cost : Aprx 450 – 550 rs Per Person On Contribution Basis + 100 rs trekगुरु charges Assembly : Kasara Railway Station Duration : 1 Day  Height : 4100 ft (aprx) Grade : EASY with thrilling n technical walk Contact : pravin 9821318848 / 9821465256   ———- ———-   Batch 5 : 31 Jan 2016   ——— ———   Dear Trekkers,    Trekगुरु have organised a most Awaited , exciting and thrilling one day Trek to Sandhan Valley On 31st Jan 2016 (NO RAPPELLING).   ———-    Journeys and trek scheduled :-   31 Jan 2015 CATCH CST TO KASARA LOCAL (SLOW)  05.02am : CST 05.10am : byculla  05.20am : DADAR 05.30am : kurla 05.36am : ghatkopar 05.57am : THANE   06.19am : dombivali   06.28am : KALYAN 06.41am : titwala  07.01am : asangaon 07.38am : KASARA Depart to Samrad by a Private Vehicle 10.00am : Reach Samrad (साम्रद) base village BREAKFAST 10.30am : Move towards exploring Sandhan Valley.     Sandhan Valley (सांधण दरी) Sandhan Valley, also known as Valley of suspense or Valley of Shadow, is one of the greatest canyons in the splendid setting of Sahyadri (Western Ghats). The water carved valley is 200 ft deep and about 1.5 long. Sandhan valley is located on the western side of the beautiful Bhandardara region, near Samrad village.  The valley is surrounded with mighty Alang, Madan and Kulang (Known as AMK- rated as the toughest trek in Sahyadri) Ratangad, Ajoba & Kalsubai (5400 ft. highest peak in Maharashtra) mou
ntain ranges. The brilliant and deep narrow rock floored ravine is located between the two high walls of mountain range. At some places its width is less than 3 ft and at some places sun rays unable to reach the ground. Which gives it the name: valley of shadow.  To go at end of gorge you have cross 2 to 3 water pools, water level changes according to season. In winter water is up to wai… Read more
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 09:18 PM PST
Dear Friends We Invite You all For Chikoo Festival Tour With MumbaiRangers on 7 Feb 2016 Batch 2     Festivals are Times to Celebrate And The Chikoo Festival Will Show Us How Dahanu Celebrates Life.   The Chikoo Festival Definitely  attracts a lot of Tourists in And Aroud Mumbai And Gujrat. Lets Come share the Dreams of many farmers who have dared to venture into Agro Tourism and get a taste of a New Experience   This beachside town bordering Gujarat is famous for its vast chikoo farms largely owned by the Parsi community. Its tribal community is a treasure trove  of Warli art and craft.Events range from a small fun-fair with stalls to showcase tribal art and craft, agricultural products, fresh fruits and their  byproducts, a photo exhibition on the region as well as outdoor attractions like the Chikoo Safari, Warli dance, not to forget Parsi and Irani cuisine.  Tourists can visit the weekly bazaar, join a sand castle competition, make and fly kites or enjoy a bonfire to the accompaniment of local cuisine at the  beach. With over 50% land under fruit orchards, forests and mangroves, this region has a lot to offer through agro tourism. We want tourists to get a  flavour of the indigenous culture of Dahanu and the Chikoo Festival is a good means to do so.”   Beyond the fruit, the Chikoo Festival will showcase how Local People are well equipped with hotels, resorts, organic farms, sightseeing, hands-on village  experiences, games and nature trails. The Festival features Chikoo safari as well as an exhibition of the products made from the fruit along with dance performances by tribals. Orchard owners, shops and establishments as well as the local tribal population, the Warlis, who constitute 66% of the total population of the area.       Activities at the Festival…  Visitors can enjoy the various folk dances that potray the essence of the Dahanu taluka and also participate in various team activities. Shop around from more than 100 stalls – purchase Chikoo products, ru… Read more
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 06:36 PM PST
Dear Friends we invite you all for One Day Trek To Tikona Fort with MumbaiRangers on 31 Jan 2016Tikona Fort (Vitandgad fort), is a major hill fort in Maval region near the Lonavala. Tikona fort, literally means triangle fort, had witnessed many dynasties ruled in the Maratha region. This was the nerve centre of the many activities of entire Malwan Pawna regions. The small hamlet close to the fort is Tikona peth. The fort’s mammoth entrance is a special attraction.It is also a great trekking destination for the adventurous tourists. One can get the eye catching views of the Pawna Dam and the forts at Visapur, Tung and Lohagad. The fort encloses a lake, Satvahan caves and the temple of ‘Trimbakeshwar Mahadev’.The fort was built during the Silhara dynasty. There is a temple on top of the peak. The view of the Pawna dam, Kathingad and valleys from the top is breathtaking.Little Information about the Fort:Type: Hill FortHeight: 3500 ft Feet above MSL (Approx)Grade: EasyDistrict: Lonavala.Base Village: Tikona PethItinery : Pune Participants can meet us Out side lonavla bus stop Meeting point Pritam da dhaba near flyover dadar east 6 oclock morningpick up vashi near highway bridge 6.30Travel by private Bus NON A/C till the Base Village.Reach Base Village by 9:30amBreakfast at Base villageStart our trek by 10:30amReach the Top, Explore Lunch Self carriedDescendReach the base till 03:00pmEvening Tea Snacks at Base villageReaching Mumbai by 9.00 tentativelyFor Registrations call MumbaiRangers:Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164Nishant seth 8879418581Registration accepted only through phone call.One has to Deposit Full Amount in Account for Registration… Account details will be given on request…The cost for the trek will be INR 900/- per head,which includes: Travelling from Mumbai to Mumbai in Private Non A/c Bus, Morning Tea & Breakfast and Evening Tea Snacks. Guide and MumbaiRangers Expertise Charges.Important things to be carried :Identity proof (Must),Lunch for the dayA bot… Read more
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 06:28 PM PST
Dear Friends We invite You for Bhandardara Camping With MumbaiRangers on 30 & 31 Jan 2016 Leaving Saturday Afternoon   Bhandardara is Another tourist attraction, Wilson Dam on the Pravara River Bhandardara provides plenty of opportunity for small treks and hikes for adventure lovers. The most interesting and exciting trek is the small trek to  Ratangad fort; to reach Ratangad fort one should take the boat over the small lake near the village Ratanwadi.   Ratanwadi is known for its scenic boat rides. Ratangad is an interesting fortress, situated at the edge of ghats with numerous water cisterns and caves Ratanwadi overlooking the locale of Bhandardara, one of the oldest artificial catchment area. Ratanwadi is the Amruteshwar temple dating back to the  Hemadpant Era – roughly from the eighth century   Camping
is usually a time when you go back to basics and enjoy simple pursuits such as reading, watching stars, hiking, swimming and playing games  together as a group. Camping offers peace and quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Its helps to get close to nature.     Pune Participants can Meet us At Kalyan station in train itself catch same local given below   Itenery :   Meeting point at 14:00 Hrs (sharp) at Kasara Railway station We all can travel by local train Mumbai CST – Kasara Train, timings are as follows:   11:34 CST 11:47 Dadar 12:16 Thane 12:47 Kalyan 13:57 Kasara   Participants Are Requested to Either Have lunch and come on Saturday or Bring packed Lunch can eat While Travelling in Jeep…     Saturday 30 jan 2016 –   14:30 Shared Jeep Ride till Camp Site 16:30 Reach Ratanwadi 17:00 Tea snacks 18:00 20 Mins Walk to campsite Setup Campsite  19.00 CampFire, Games, Songs, Night Photography. 21:00 Dinner   Sunday 31 Jan 2016 –   08:30 Breakfast 10:00 Explore Ratanwadi 13.00 Lunch at Ratanwadi 14:30 Departure from camping site 15:30 Disperse at Kasara railway station     Cost: Rs. 1700/- per person.    For Confirm Registration Deposit Full Amount in Account … Acc… Read more
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 06:22 PM PST
Dear Friends We invite You to Sandhan Valley Trek & Camping With MumbaiRangers on 30 31 Jan 2016 Leaving 29 jan Night   Sandhan Valley Trek is a unique experience combining adventure activities such as Rappelling and staying admidst nature. Sandhan valley is a water carved  valley around 200 feet deep. Sandhan is located near beautiful Bhandardara region near village called Samrad. Samrad village and Sandhan Valley is  surrounded by few more forts and scenic places.   Brilliant & deep narrow rock floored ravine between the two high walls of mountain range. At some places its width is less than 3 ft so that at some places  sun rays unable to reach. So it’s called valley of shadow. it is accessible throughout the year except monsoon. To go at end side of gorge you have cross  2-3 water pools, water level changes according to seasons, in winter it is up to waist & in summer it is up to knee height. At the end of valley you get  magnificent view of high cliffs & deep valley.   The Sandhan valley trek incorporates a rappelling experience and freehold rock climbing and descending. Technical support of experienced trekkers and all  safety mountaineering equipment will be used for the event to ensure safety.   Sandhan Valley trek starts from Samrad village. Total trek includes rappelling and crossing pool of water. and deep gorges and one of its kind of lifetime  experience which you feel at end of the trek.   Pune Participants can join us at kalyan in train    Dates: 30th-31st January. (Leaving on 29th Jan 2016 night)   Itinerary: Day 0: Friday. Catch the CST-Kasara train as per the timings mentioned. 10:50 pm – CST. 10:57 pm – Byculla. 11:05 pm – Dadar. 11:13 pm – Kurla. 11:18 pm – Ghatkopar. 11:34 pm – Thane. 11:57 pm – Dombivali. 12:07 am – Kalyan. 01:18 am – Kasara.   Day 1: Saturday. 01:30 am – Travel Samrad village by a Private Vehicle. 04:00 am – Reach Samrad Rest for sometime  06.00 am – Breakfast 07:00 am – Move towards the base exploring Sandhan V… Read more
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 06:11 PM PST
Dear Friends We Invite You all For Chikoo Festival Tour With MumbaiRangers on 6 Feb 2016 Batch 1     Festivals are Times to Celebrate And The Chikoo Festival Will Show Us How Dahanu Celebrates Life.   The Chikoo Festival Definitely  attracts a lot of Tourists in And Aroud Mumbai And Gujrat. Lets Come share the Dreams of many farmers who have dared to venture into Agro Tourism and get a taste of a New Experience   This beachside town bordering Gujarat is famous for its vast chikoo farms largely owned by the Parsi community. Its tribal community is a treasure trove  of Warli art and craft.Events range from a small fun-fair with stalls to showcase tribal art and craft, agricultural products, fresh fruits and their  byproducts, a photo exhibition on the region as well as outdoor attractions like the Chikoo Safari, Warli dance, not to forget Parsi and Irani cuisine.  Tourists can visit the weekly bazaar, join a sand castle competition, make and fly kites or enjoy a bonfire to the accompaniment of local cuisine at the  beach. With over 50% land under fruit orchards, forests and mangroves, this region has a lot to offer through agro tourism. We want tourists to get a  flavour of the indigenous culture of Dahanu and the Chikoo Festival is a good means to do so.”   Beyond the fruit, the Chikoo Festival will showcase how Local People are well equipped with hotels, resorts, organic farms, sightseeing, hands-on village  experiences, games and nature trails. The Festival features Chikoo safari as well as an exhibition of the products made from the fruit along with dance performances by tribals. Orchard owners, shops and establishments as well as the local tribal population, the Warlis, who constitute 66% of the total population of the area.       Activities at the Festival…  Visitors can enjoy the various folk dances that potray the essence of the Dahanu taluka and also participate in various team activities. Shop around from more than 100 stalls – purchase Chikoo products, ru… Read more

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