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Pune Hikers Events 23.12.2015

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Posted: 23 Dec 2015 03:49 AM PST
  With the winter lot of wetland birds arrive around Pune. Ujani dam backwaters is considered as one of the best wetlands.The prominent birds observed in this trip are Flamingo, Bar headed geese, Ruddy shell ducks, Pintail Ducks, Little Grebe, Reef Egret, Grey Heron, Painted Storks etc.  Date :                          17th Jan 2016     Duration :                    1 Day     Difficulty Level :         Very Easy            Endurance Level :      Very Easy Fees :                                    Rs 990/- (Inclusive of service tax)  Whats Included in Fees                > Private Transport > Boating in the bhigwan backwater (for flamingo watch) > Breakfast (everyone needs to bring his own lunch pack) > Evening Tea > Expertise         Whats NOT included in Fees      > Lunch > Mineral water/ cold drinks > Fast food items > Anything not mentioned in the included list consider it to be out of package    Key Features     * Flamingo * Photography * Temple * Birding  Itinerary : Departure from Pune at 6am Reach Bhigwan by 9am Start birding Lunch break Start towards Bhuleshwar after lunch Start return journey by 7pm Back to Pune by 9.30pm TREKDI Office Address : 1366, Sadashiv Peth, Natu Baug, Bajirao Road, Near kelkar museum Pune – 411030, Timings: 10 am to 7 pm (Monday to Saturday)  Contact Details :  log on www.trekdi.com or Call Trek’Di Office on 24490540, 07774037070 or write to us at register@trekdi.com Note : 1. Leaders decision will be final & binding to everyone till the completion of the trek. 2. Alcohol is strictly not allowed on the trek 3. Smoking is not promoted but in case someone can’t control it urges he / she should smoke away from the group & not without disturbing trek schedule. 4. Everyone is expected to follow safety protocalls defined by the leaders. 5. Leaders have been given rights to take disciplinary actions up to the extent of removing participant. 6. Polluting trek route of the destination is strictly proh… Read more
Posted: 23 Dec 2015 03:32 AM PST
Bhorgiri is a small fort located below the plateau of bhimashankar.The trek route is through dense jungle and provides many opportunities for nature lovers and particularly Photographers !! One can see the state animal of Maharashtra which Giant Squirrel, in local language recognized as Shekru . Bhimashankar is also home to the barking deers, wild boars and many other small herbovores. It is also host to small carnivores like jackal. This trek is very beautiful throughout the year and in all seasons. The bhorgiri Fort is worth visiting as it has 17 water tanks at the top. The origin of the Bhima river is on the way of this trek route.  Date :                              17th Jan 2016     Duration :                        1 Day     Difficulty Level :              2(Easy to Medium)          Endurance Level :          3(Medium)         Fees :                               Rs. 1000/- (Per Person)  Whats Included in Fees  Transport from Pune to Pune by private vehicle Tea breakfast and Lunch on day 1 Expertise Printed information brochure First aid kit.  Whats NOT included in Fees  > Dinner on day 1 > Mineral water, cold drinks, dry snacks like chips etc. > Anything not mentioned in the included list  Itinerary              Day 1 : Start journey towars Pune- Rajgurunagar – Bhorgiri by private vehicle @ 6.00 am Have Breakfast on the way Start Trek from Bhorgiri Village to Bhimashankar. Trek to Bhimashankar Have lunch at Bhimashankar S mall trail near Bhimashankar forest.Have tea & start
return journey towards Pune.  What to bring    1. Luggage packed in big good trekking sack, all luggage packed in plastic bag. 2. Complete spare set of clothes & socks 3. Water bottle (atleast 1.5 ltr) compulsory 4. Electral/ Glucon-d energizers and personal medication 5. A sweater/warmwear/rainwear (as per the season) 6. Good trekking shoes (sandles, chappals, floaters not permitted) 7. Camera, Binocular (Optional) TREKDI Office Address : 1366, Sadashiv Peth, Natu… Read more
Posted: 23 Dec 2015 12:53 AM PST
Harischandragad is one of the most visited forts in Western Ghats. If you are trekking in Sahyadri for several years and you haven’t visited Harishchandragad then you haven’t trekked enough. This enormous fort has 7 routes and during this trek we will be doing most difficult route which is Makad Naal route or Nali chi waat. Its the most difficult way to reach Harishchandragad top. During this trek we climb all the way to the top keeping the famous Kokan kada on our right hand side. This trek is not for the beginners. Those who have trekked before and have took the challenge of the mountain, only those can attend this event. It take approx. 8-9 Hrs just to reach Kokan Kada top from the base. We climb by Makad Naal route and descend by Khireshwar Route.   Date :                        9th – 11th Jan 2016 Duration :                 2 D 2 N Difficulty Level :      5 (Hardest) Endurance Level :  5 (Hardest) Fees :                       Rs 2050/- (Inclusive of service tax)  Whats Included in Fees : > Pune – Belpada and Khireshwar – Pune Private transport for 2 days > Tea/snacks, packed Lunch & Dinner on day 1 > Tea & Breakfast, Lunch, evening snacks on Day 2 > Expertise > Safety Equipments Whats NOT included in Fees: > Dinner on day 2 > Bottled water and soft drinks. Dry snacks like chips etc. > Anything not mentioned in the included list  Key Features of the Fort               >One of the tough as well as famous trekking route in Maharashtra > Spectacular view of famous Harishchandragad Konkan kada > Visit to Taramati Peak, highest point on Harishchandragad fort.  Itinerary :            Night 1: > Departure from Pune at 11.30pm > Arrival at Belpada 3.30am Day 1: > Start trekking by 7am > Reach Kokan Kada top by 4pm > Dinner & end of the day Day 2: > Get up in the morning @ 6am & have tea > Visit Taramati and back for breakfast > Start towards Khireshwar by 11am > Return to Khireshwar by by 2.3… Read more
Posted: 23 Dec 2015 12:07 AM PST
There are several forts named Jaigad and from that two Jaigad forts are situated in the same Ratnagiri district but one is a coastal one an other is located in a dense Jungle. The fort on the coast is recognised as Only “Jaigad” and the second one which is located in dense forest is known as “Jungli Jaigad” after its location.   Jungli Jaigad is one of the most interesting Jungle treks where we get to see real dense forest. This forest is part of Koyna WLS which is now part of Sahyadri Tiger Reserve. The forest around this fort acts like a wildlife corridor between Koyna and Chandoli forest. Though Jungli Jaigad as a fort doesn’t have much attraction, its location itself i extremely beautiful. We can get excellent view of Dense Jungle, Koyna Dam back waters, Kumbharli Ghat and the water body created by discharge of Koyna hydro electricity project stage 4 discharge. Practically we stand on the mountain which carries the stage 4 underground pielines. Trek is categorised as easy grade difficulty but medium grade endurance.   Date :                          2nd – 3rd Jan 2016            Duration :                   1 Night 1 Day Difficulty Level :        3 (Medium)        Endurance Level :            3 (Medium) Fees :                          Rs. 1600/- (per Person)     Whats Included in Fees :             > Transport from Pune to Pune by Private vehicle. > All food during the trek.(Breakfast, Lunch Dinner on Day 1) > Expertise. > Safety equipments. > First Aid kit.      Whats NOT included in Fees :     > Mineral water,Cold drinks,Snacks etc. > Dinner on Night 1. > Anything not mentioned in the whats included list.          Key Features of the Event : > Fort is situated in the forest of Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary which is now part of Sahyadri Tiger Reserve. So beautiful Jungle around > From the fort we can see the water discharge of fourth stage of Koyna Hydo electricity project. > Excellent… Read more
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 11:53 PM PST
    New Year Special – Camping at Casuarina A cool fun way to celebrate your 31st night! Chill out with your friends and/or family with the nature. Shout scream enjoy and embrace the new year in a fun way
  Fees :    Rs. 2500/- (Per person)  What’s included in Fees > Tea/snacks & Dinner with barbeque (Veg, Chicken Nonveg) on day 1 > Tea & Breakfast, Lunch on Day 2 > Expertise > Safety Equipment  What’s NOT included in Fees : >Transportation > Evening Tea, Dinner on day 2 > Bottled water and soft drinks. Dry snacks like chips etc. > Anything not mentioned in the included list  Key Features of the event: * Camping * Barbeque * Camp fire  Itinerary: Day 1: > Arrival at Camping site by 7pm > Prepare Dinner & Introduction session > Camping with Barbeque Day 2: > Get up in the morning & have Breakfast > Some fun games > Return Journey by 2 pm  What to bring : 1. Luggage packed in big good trekking sack, all luggage packed in plastic bag. 2. Complete spare set of clothes & socks 3. Water bottle (atleast 1.5 ltr) compulsory 4. Electral/ Glucon-d energizers and personal medication 5. A sweater/warmwear/rainwear (as per the season) 6. Good trekking shoes (sandles, chappals, floaters not permitted) 7. Torch with Extra pair of Batteries 8. Camera, Binocular (Optional)   TREKDI Office Address : 1366, Sadashiv Peth, Natu Baug, Bajirao Road, Near kelkar museum Pune – 411030, Timings: 10 am to 7 pm (Monday to Saturday)  Contact Details :  log on www.trekdi.com or Call Trek’Di Office on 24490540, 07774037070 or write to us at register@trekdi.com Note : 1. Leaders decision will be final & binding to everyone till the completion of the event. 2. Alcohol is strictly not allowed on the event 3. Smoking is not promoted but in case someone can’t control it urges he / she should smoke away from the group & not without disturbing event schedule. 4. Everyone is expected to follow safety protocalls defined by the leaders…. Read more
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 11:43 PM PST
Vasota Fort is situated in dense forests surrounded by river. It is also known as Vyaghragad. It’s believed that a disciple of Vasishtha, a sage by the name Agasti, came to reside on a mountain on the banks of river Koyana. He named the mountain after his mentor. Later the mountain was fortified and converted into a military station. This fort is so remote that rarely there used to be any military action here hence it was used as resting place for army which has returned from the war during Maratha era.  This trek is counted as one of the best treks in Sahyadri. Being situated in the Koyna WLS, it offers amazing surprizes for wildlife lovers. The trek through the dense forest makes you forget the distance you cover. Difficulty Level :       3 (Easy to Medium) Endurance Level :   3 (Medium to High)  Fees :                        Rs. 1750/- (including service tax)   Whats Included in Fees : > Pune to Pune transportation by private bus including toll and parking charges > Bamnoli-Met Indavli-Bamnoli transport by boat >Tea/Breakfast, Packed Lunch, evening tea on Sunday > Forest Fees and Printed information brochure > expertise, safety equipment > First aid kit    Key Features of the Trek  :             > Trek through a Jungle which is now being converted to Tiger Reserve. > Boat journey in Koyna backwaters. > Hot destination for photographers  Itinerary :  Day 1: > Departure from Pune at 11.15pm > Non stop journey to Bamnoli Day 2: > Early morning wake up call at 6am > Fresh up, breakfast and get ready for trek by 7am > After forest permissions departure by boats and reach Met indavli around 9am. > Start trekking to Fort, Visit Vasota Fort and siteseeing > Start descending around 2.30pm > Back to met indavli by 3.30 pm and take return boat. Back to Bamnoli by 5pm > Back to Pune by 10.30pm     What to bring : 1. Luggage packed in big good trekking sack, all luggage. 2. Complete spare set of clothes &amp… Read more
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 11:42 PM PST
Vasota Fort is situated in dense forests surrounded by river. It is also known as Vyaghragad. It’s believed that a disciple of Vasishtha, a sage by the name Agasti, came to reside on a mountain on the banks of river Koyana. He named the mountain after his mentor. Later the mountain was fortified and converted into a military station. This fort is so remote that rarely there used to be any military action here hence it was used as resting place for army which has returned from the war during Maratha era.  This trek is counted as one of the best treks in Sahyadri. Being situated in the Koyna WLS, it offers amazing surprizes for wildlife lovers. The trek through the dense forest makes you forget the distance you cover. Difficulty Level :       3 (Easy to Medium) Endurance Level :   3 (Medium to High)  Fees :                        Rs. 1750/- (including service tax)   Whats Included in Fees : > Pune to Pune transportation by private bus including toll and parking charges > Bamnoli-Met Indavli-Bamnoli transport by boat >Tea/Breakfast, Packed Lunch, evening tea on Sunday > Forest Fees and Printed information brochure > expertise, safety equipment > First aid kit    Key Features of the Trek  :             > Trek through a Jungle which is now being converted to Tiger Reserve. > Boat journey in Koyna backwaters. > Hot destination for photographers  Itinerary :  Day 1: > Departure from Pune at 11.15pm > Non stop journey to Bamnoli Day 2: > Early morning wake up call at 6am > Fresh up, breakfast and get ready for trek by 7am > After forest permissions departure by boats and reach Met indavli around 9am. > Start trekking to Fort, Visit Vasota Fort and siteseeing > Start descending around 2.30pm > Back to met indavli by 3.30 pm and take return boat. Back to Bamnoli by 5pm > Back to Pune by 10.30pm     What to bring : 1. Luggage packed in big good trekking sack, all luggage. 2. Complete spare set of clothes &am… Read more
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 11:30 PM PST
Kolad is a spectacular location to experience the pleasure of white water river rafting. Kundalika River which starts in Tamhini Ghat and runs through kolad village is recognised as perfect place for white water rafting for amateurs. this activity is conducted between two dams over a stretch of approx 12Km. We start on the lower side of Bhira Dam and the water runs in to Dolwahal dam. Since it is situated between two dams the safety is higher since there are no unknown changes in the levels of water and because of this Kundalika river and Kolad region is recognised as water sports hub.   Kundalika river’s approx. 12 Km stretch will give you all the excitement you need to relax your mind from regular tensions and work related stress. During this 2.5 hours stretch you will encounter rapids up to grade 3 and if the rain is high few days before then you can expect the rapid up to grade 4.   This activity, apart from fun brings out group coordination skills, power in your arms as well as courage.     Fees : Rs 2500/- (Inclusive of all taxes) Trek’Di`s old Members get 5% Dis   Whats Included in Fees :     > Pune- Kolad – Pune traveling by Private bus> Tea & Breakfast, evening tea on the way> Lunch at Kolad> Rafting charges> Expertise   Key Features of the Activity : > Activity runs throughout the year except on Mondays. > Approx 12-13 Km of Rafting Distance. > Activity between two dams and hence safe from sudden water level changes. > Rapids up to grade 3 > Trained experts from Rishikesh on each raft … Read more
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 11:29 PM PST
Kolad is a spectacular location to experience the pleasure of white water river rafting. Kundalika River which starts in Tamhini Ghat and runs through kolad village is recognised as perfect place for white water rafting for amateurs. this activity is conducted between two dams over a stretch of approx 12Km. We start on the lower side of Bhira Dam and the water runs in to Dolwahal dam. Since it is situated between two dams the safety is higher since there are no unknown changes in the levels of water and because of this Kundalika river and Kolad region is recognised as water sports hub.   Kundalika river’s approx. 12 Km stretch will give you all the excitement you need to relax your mind from regular tensions and work related stress. During this 2.5 hours stretch you will encounter rapids up to grade 3 and if the rain is high few days before then you can expect the rapid up to grade 4.   This activity, apart from fun brings out group coordination skills, power in your arms as well as courage.     Fees : Rs 2500/- (Inclusive of all taxes) Trek’Di`s old Members get 5% Dis   Whats Included in Fees :     > Pune- Kolad – Pune traveling by Private bus> Tea & Breakfast, evening tea on the way> Lunch at Kolad> Rafting charges> Expertise   Key Features of the Activity : > Activity runs throughout the year except on Mondays. > Approx 12-13 Km of Rafting Distance. > Activity between two dams and hence safe from sudden water level changes. > Rapids up to grade 3 > Trained experts from Rishikesh on each raft … Read more
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 11:26 PM PST
Kolad is a spectacular location to experience the pleasure of white water river rafting. Kundalika River which starts in Tamhini Ghat and runs through kolad village is recognised as perfect place for white water rafting for amateurs. this activity is conducted between two dams over a stretch of approx 12Km. We start on the lower side of Bhira Dam and the water runs in to Dolwahal dam. Since it is situated between two dams the safety is higher since there are no unknown changes in the levels of water and because of this Kundalika river and Kolad region is recognised as water sports hub.   Kundalika river’s approx. 12 Km stretch will give you all the excitement you need to relax your mind from regular tensions and work related stress. During this 2.5 hours stretch you will encounter rapids up to grade 3 and if the rain is high few days before then you can expect the rapid up to grade 4.   This activity, apart from fun brings out group coordination skills, power in your arms as well as courage.     Fees : Rs 2500/- (Inclusive of all taxes) Trek’Di`s old Members get 5% Dis   Whats Included in Fees :     > Pune- Kolad – Pune traveling by Private bus> Tea & Breakfast, evening tea on the way> Lunch at Kolad> Rafting charges> Expertise   Key Features of the Activity : > Activity runs throughout the year except on Mondays. > Approx 12-13 Km of Rafting Distance. > Activity between two dams and hence safe from sudden water level changes. > Rapids up to grade 3 > Trained experts from Rishikesh on each raft … Read more

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