Pune Trekking Network 31.1.2016

Pune Trekking Network


Posted: 29 Jan 2016 12:03 PM PST
Dear Friends We invite You to Sandhan Valley Trek & Camping With MumbaiRangers on 06 07 Feb 2016 Leaving 05 Feb Night Sandhan Valley Trek is a unique experience combining adventure activities such as Rappelling and staying amidst 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. Dates: 06 07 February 2016. (Leaving on 05 Feb 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 sometime06.00 am – Breakfast07:00 am – Move towards the base exploring Sandhan Valley. Rappel down a few patches. Lunch mid way. (The route few small rappelling patche… Read more
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 11:34 AM PST
Dear Friends We invite You for Bhandardara Camping With MumbaiRangers on 06 & 07 Feb 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 gamestogether as a group. Camping offers peace and quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Its helps to get close to nature. Itenery: Meeting point at 14:00 Hrs (sharp) at Kasara Railway stationWe all can travel by local train Mumbai CST – Kasara Train, timings are as follows: 11:34 CST11:47 Dadar12:16 Thane12:47 Kalyan13:57 Kasara Participants Are Requested to Either Have lunch and come on Saturday or Bring packed Lunch can eat While Travelling in Jeep… Saturday 06 Feb 2016 – 14:30 Shared Jeep Ride till Camp Site16:30 Reach Ratanwadi17:00 Tea snacks18:00 20 Mins Walk to campsite Setup Campsite19.00 CampFire, Games, Songs, Night Photography.21:00 Dinner Sunday 07 Feb 2016 – 08:30 Breakfast10:00 Explore Ratanwadi13.00 Lunch at Ratanwadi14:30 Departure from camping site15:30 Disperse at Kasara railway station Cost: Rs. 1700/- per person. For Confirm Registration Deposit Full Amount in Account … Account Details will be given on request… For Registration call us:Amit Bhadouria :9819299164Nishant Sheth : 8879418581 Registration accepted only through … Read more
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 04:42 AM PST
Battle of Umberkhind took place on 2 February 1661 in the mountain range of Sahyadri near the city of Pen, Maharashtra, India. The battle was fought between the Maratha under Chhatrapati Shivaji and the Kartalab Khan of Mughals. The Marathas defeated the Mughal forces. Mughal forces consisted of 35,000 men, while there was just 1,000 light Maratha cavalry. The battle is known for the strategic manner in which Shivaji deployed his forces and rapid movement that his army was able to achieve. Lets walk on the historical path to salute strategical management of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Details: Date :7th Feb 16Type: Mountain PassGrade: ModerateRegion: Lonavala – KhopoliBase Village: KurvandeGroup: Vatsaru Trekkers & Traveller Club. Things to see: Samarbhoomi Smarak,Amba river valley,Different view of Duke’s nose. Cost:Pune participants: 600Rs.Mumbai participants: 400Rs. Includes:Pune to Pune private vehicle transport(Non AC). Snacks, Tea, Expertise charges.Mumbai people pickup point Lonavala & drop point Khopoli. Train Timings: – Indrayani SF ExpressCST – 5.40 amDadar – 5.51 amThane – 6.14 amKalyan – 6.35 amLonavla – 8.00 am Itinerary:7th Feb 2016 Sunday Morning: Gather at our office in Shanivar Peth at 6.30AM. Journey to starting place by private vehicle. en-route snacks. Return to PUNE near to 7PM in the night. Payment detail:Account holder name: Sarang SaliIDBI Bank account Number: 0007104000703901Branch: FC Road, PuneIFSC code: IBKL0000007One need to deposit full payment before event. Booking on first come first serve basis. Limited seats. Things to carry:Lunch for the day(Compulsory).Water bottle 2 litters (Compulsory).Good trekking shoes (Compulsory).Chapple.Hat, Goggle, Camera, BinocularsSome ready to eat food/ plum cake/ Biscuit.Carry at least 2 Lemons, Glucose-D, Odomos & personal medicine if advised by doctor.A Haversack/Backpack to put all these things.Avoid wearing gold. For more details & registration contact:9730922591, 9921… Read more
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 04:12 AM PST
Vagabond presents, An overnight trek to Garden of Eden (Khandala).Cost- Rs 1,500Student Discounted Cost- Rs 1,200Date- 30th, 31st JanAssemble at Khandala station 11:00am, 30th JanDeparture from Khandala: 1 pm (subject to change, based on bus availability)Cost Involves: All transport to and fro, team activities, stargazing (depends on weather conditions), bonfire dinner, next morning breakfast, guide charges.Things to carry: Breakfast and lunch for 1st day, enough drinking water for a night (Min 2ltrs), sleeping bag (sleeping bags can be arranged for, for an additional rental cost of Rs 400), insect repellent, personal medication, hand sanitizer, torch, pen knife, towel, extra clothes, haversack, plate, cup and spoon/fork. LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE.Contact:Elton-9867952811Jinks-7666818247Nihar-9820819844Shannon-9819765950 … Read more

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