Pune Hikers Events 29.1.2016

Pune Hikers Events

Posted: 28 Jan 2016 12:30 AM PST
Dear Friends we invite you to Night Trek to Dodhani village via sunset point matheran With MumbaiRangers on 7th Feb 2016 Leaving Sat Night 6th Feb Little Info About The Trek: Trek Type: Hill TrekHeight: 2625 Feet above MSL (Approx)Grade: EasyDistrict: RaigadRange: MatheranTrek Leader: Swapnil Kawad. 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. Train TimingCST – Khopoli Fast LocalCST – 10:04pmByculla – 10:11pmDadar – 10:18pmKurla – 10:26pmGhatkopar – 10:30pmThane – 10:46pmDombivali – 10;58pmKalyan – 11:05pmNeral – 11:39pm. (If you miss the train you miss the trek so make sure you are on time to catch the train.)People may board the same train from the station of their convenience and meet us in the train directly. The itinerary for trek is: From Neral Station Catch Taxi For MatheranIntroduction RoundStart Trek under moon lightStart trekking towards Sunset PointDescend via dodhani villageBreakfast at PanvelReach Panvel station by 07.00am Early MorningCatch Local train from Panvel.Reach Dadar by 09:30am… Expenses for the Trek is 450 /- which is inclusive of Morning Breakfast & Tea, Taxi Fare from Neral to Matheran Station, Matheran Entry Charges,Bus Ticket from dodhani to panvel, Guide, Mumbai Rangers Administration Charges if any.. For Registration call us:Nishant sheth : 8879418581Amit Bhadouria :9819299164Registration accepted only thr… Read more
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 10:17 PM PST
At Rs.5000/per couple inclusive of all taxes, meals, barbecue, Rural Backdrop; Open Country Side with Hills and strawberry farms; Authentic Rural Indian Meal / Snack; overnite Camping-adventure activities and Some Surprises.. Contact : 9819833345 for bookings.Program plan13th Feb 12pm check in – allocation of tents for couple 1-2- Lunch ( Veg Buffet)2-4.00- Swim in the river with life jackets , build raft and ride it4.00-5 – Group Boating at local boating club 5-6- Evenign Tea and snacks 6-7- Try your hands on archery , Air riffle , Darts7.30-8.30 – DIY barbecue, we provide 200 gms marinated chicken for NV and paneer potatoes for veg9-10.30pm – Dinner ( Veg or Non Veg Buffet)10.30pm- Campfire11.30pm Lights offStrictly Lights off at 11.30pm, no chit chatting, singing at common place and in tents after lights off as it disturbs the privacy of other campers. Any person/group found flouting camping rules or creating nuisance to fellow campers would be asked to leave.   Day 214th Jan8.30-9 Break Fast – Tea and Upma/ Pohe Tea9-9.30- Bullock Cart Ride (group of 6) 9.30-10.30- ( Visit to strawberry farms, pluck and munch some strawberries, we will gift you 1 strawberry box of 500gms from our end). 11-12- Check outPost check out optionsTake a local wai tour – Picturesque Balkavdi Dam, Dhom Dam, Dholya Ganpati Temple, Menavli Ghat, Nana Phadnavis Wada and Narsinha TempleTake a Panchgani & Mahableshwar Tour.Wai is approximately 250kms from Mumbai or ~4.5hrs and 90kms from Pune or ~2hrs… Read more
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 08:16 AM PST
Dear Friends We Invite you All For Night Trek to Vishramgad (patta Fort) With MumbaiRangers on 7th Feb 2016 Leaving 6th Feb Night Information About Fort Type: Hill FortGrade: EasyHeight : 4562 feetRegion: NashikBase Village : Patta WadiMode of Transport : Private jeeps from KasaraTrek Lead : Amit Bhadouria The range of Sahyadri ,starting from Igatpuri is also recognized as the range of Kalsub
ai. Towards the western side of this range we can find forts like Alang , Madan and the Kalsubai peak. Towards the eastern side of this range the forts like Aundh ,Bitangad , Aad and Patta are situated. There are two different routes which can lead us to the fort. One route starts from Patta wadi, which is the base village of this fort. This route is very easy and we can reach to the top early, as Patta wadi is itself situated on the plateau. The other route to this fort is from the Ninavi village. The Maratha army, under the leadership of Moropant pingle had conquered this fort in the year 1671 from Moghuls.The top of this fort is actually a huge plateau. The forts like Alang , Madan , Kulang , Trimbak gad and Kalsubai peak are in the vicinity of Patta. From Patta fort one can keep watch on this complete region.Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has renamed this fort as Vishramgad. In the year 1688 Matabarkhan had re conquered this fort. For Convience train Timings Given Below Everyone Have to Catch same Local Kasara Semi Fast10.50 cst10.57 byculla11.05 dadar11.13 kurla11.18 ghatkopar11.30 mulund11.34 thaneAfter thane will halt at all stations Meeting at : Kasara Station 01.18 AMReach base village around 03.30RefreshIntroduction RoundStart Trek 04.00Reach Top around 06.00Explore the FortDescendTea Breakfast at Base villageBack to kasara station around 10.00Reach Mumbai 12.30 The cost for the tour will be INR 700/- per head, which includes : Transport from kasara station to base village and back in private vehiclemorning Tea BreakfastGuideAdministration charges if any. For Registration … Read more

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