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Pune Trekking Network 19.9.2016

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Pune Trekking Network

  • Trek to Harishchandragad
  • Plateau of Flowers- Kaas Pathar
  • Rajmachi one day (Monsoon) Trek
  • Hampta Pass Trek
21-25September 2016BACKPACKING INDIA : KONKAN (Unexplored Native)120008692086927
24thSeptember 2016River camping at Krishna River enroute Panchgani 12509819833345
24th-25thSeptember 2016Range trek to Rohida-Rayareshwar-Kenjalgad17009702525435
23rd – 25thSeptember 2016HARISHCHANDRAGAD-TREK-16009987121415
23rd – 25thSeptember 2016Range-Trek-Ratangad-to-Harishchandragad25009987121415
24th – 25thseptember 2016K2S NIGHT TREK 6009702332748 / 9664548089
24thSeptember 2016Waterfall Rappelling at Dodhani Waterfall14009819299164
24thSeptember 2016Trek to Andharban12509819299164
24thSeptember 2016Trek to Peb Vikatgad4509819299164
24 – 1September 2016Roopkund Trek97009819299164
24th-25thSeptember 2016Tour De Satara & Dhom Dam Camping 25509870 371 280
24th – 25thSeptember 2016Dudhsagar Waterfall and Jungle Trekking24509819021806
24th-25thSeptember 2016Trek to Ankai-Tankai Forts12509405575925
24thSeptember 2016Trek To mahuli8007738073691 / 9773603954
24th – 25thSeptember 2016Tale of Flowers – Kaas Pathar20809773652125/8286220933
24th – 25thSeptember 2016Tour to valley of flower, Kaas Plateau18007738073691 / 9970377855
24th – 25thSeptember 2016Trek to LOBHI17509819299164
24th – 25thSeptember 2016BHANDARDARA OFFBEAT TOUR50008692086927
24th – 25thSeptember 201602 DAYS TREK TO NANEGHAT CAVES and JIVDHAN FORT13508692086927
25thSeptember 2016Nature walk through Shilonda Trail9999819765950
25thSeptember 2016Trek to Ahupe Ghat10009819299164
25thSeptember 2016Trek to Chanderi5009819299164
25thSeptember 2016Trek to Garbett4509819299164
25thSeptember 2016Tour to Kaas and Thoseghar16509819299164
25thSeptember 2016Trek to Kalsubai9709819299164
25thSeptember 2016Trek to Mahuli5509819299164
25thSeptember 2016Trek to Ratangad9709819299164
25thSeptember 2016Trek to Tringalwadi8009819299164
25thSeptember 2016KAAS PLATEAU: 1 DAY TRIP22008692086927
25thSeptember 2016ALIBAUG CYCLE RIDE20008692086927
25thSeptember 2016TREK TO HARIHAR FORT11008692086927
29 Sep – 02 OctSeptember 2016HAMPI BACKPACKING75008692086927
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 11:00 PM PDT
Detailed Iternery will follow soon…..
For More Information and confirmation call Akshay @ 9960803452
The fort is quite ancient. Remnants of Microlithic man have been discovered here. The various Puranas (ancient scriptures) like Matsyapurana, Agnipurana and Skandapurana include many references about Harishchandragad. Its origin is said to have been in the 6th century, during the rule of Kalachuri dynasty. The citadel was built during this era. The various caves probably have been carved out in the 11th century. In these caves are idols of Lord Vishnu. Though the cliffs are named Taramati and Rohidas, they are not related to Ayodhya. Great sage Changdev (one who created the epic Tatvasaar), used to meditate here in the 14th century. The caves are from the same period. The various constructions on the fort and those existing the surrounding region point to the existence of diverse cultures here. The carvings on the temples of Nageshwar (in Khireshwar village), in the Harishchandreshwar temple and in the cave of Kedareshwar indicate that the fort belongs to the medieval period, since it is related to Shaiva, Shakta or Naath. Later the fort was under the control of Moguls. The Marathas captured it in 1747.
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Posted: 17 Sep 2016 12:30 AM PDT
Kaas plateau is a perfect place to experience nature at its best. It falls under the Sahyadri Sub Cluster of the Western Ghats which is now a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site. Approximately 130 kms from Pune, Kaas is famous for the kind of flowers that bloom here.
Also called as Maharashtra’s valley of flowers, Kaas offers a very scenic view during blooming season. Kaas Plateau has more than 150 or more types of flowers, shrubs and grasses. The orchids bloom here for a period of 3–4 weeks during this season.
Apart from the blooming season, monsoons here are pleasant. The area is surrounded by lush green valley. Stay in comfortable accommodation and enjoy the nature with the view of huge waterfall.
Details of ride are as below:
Ride start: Sept 17, 2016
Meeting Time: 7:30 am
Briefing Time : 7:45 am
Leaving Time: 8:00 am
Starting point: Opposite to Triumph Showroom, Pashan Road
Ride End: Sept 18, 2016
Distance: 140 Kms Approx (one way)
What is included?
1. Lunch
2. Dinner (Veg & Nonveg)
3. Tents & Rooms to stay
4. Breakfast
5. First Aid
6. Drinking Mineral Water
7. Backup vehicle for supplies
You need to come along with your bike/car and below essentials:
1. Full face Helmet
2. Ankle Length Shoes
3. Gloves
4. Elbow & Knee guards if you have them, otherwise let us know in advance
5. Torch
6. Mat or Chaddar
7. Floaters
8. Sunglasses, Cap, Personal medicine
9. Don’t forget to carry sweater / Pullover
10.Rain Gear
What will be the mode of transport?
Your own Bike or Car
For Charges please Contact
Arvind 9769956969 Arti : 9765237127
Families are most welcome.
For customised trip do get in touch with us.
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Posted: 17 Sep 2016 01:00 AM PDT
Cost per Adult: Rs.999/- + 4.50% Government Service tax.
Cost per Child: Kids not recommended
Timings: Check in & Check Out
Trek Start time: 0800 hrs – Day 1
Trek End time: 1800 hrs – same day
Trip Details:
Trek Duration 1 Days
Style of Trip Organized day hike
Grade Soft
Requisite Group Size 10
Maximum Group Size 45
Location & Description
Rajmachi trek is considered as one of the most exciting and endurance testing trek. The trek is 18 kms one way. A total of 36 kms journey to and fro. In the past some of the trekkers have been lucky to spot Night Jars, Sambars & Palm civets on this exciting trek. Overall the trek experience is unique and unforgettable.
Trek Inclusions
Mineral water
Home Cooked Lunch Buffet (Veg only)
Evening Tea
Trek till campsite
Tips, Porters, Phone calls
Parking expense
Any kind of personal expense / insurance
All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances
like Road blocks, bad weather
Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the “Inclusions” column
Cancellation & Refund Policy
If cancelled 5 days prior to the event date will incur 70% retention and
30% refund of booking amount.
No refund if cancelled 3 days prior to the event date.
Payment Terms & Conditions
Payments should be done 7 days in Advance
Adventure activity should be booked prior with full payment
Bank Details:
Account Name : Letscampout Campground Pvt.Ltd.
Account No : 0911674864
Bank Name : Kotak Mahindra Bank
anch Name: Shivaji Park, Dadar West
Account Type : Current Account
In order to confirm the booking , kindly email us the screen shot of the payment made / scanned copy of the receipt. Payments with out supportings would be considered invalid
Limited space – Entry on first come first pay basis.
For more details visit letscampout.com or Call Manasi on 9819813493
Warm Regards
Team Letscampout
Important Instructions:
It’s imperative to fill indemnity from with correct details as per rules layer down by Govt. GR without valid form patrons won’t be allowed to continue with camping or adventure. This rule is applicable to all and there won’t be any deviation or exception.
Wear appropriate foot wear necessary for out door activities, preferably closed shoes that help protect the feet better
Wear clothes that are comfortable and protect you from the sun and the cold. It is advised to carry warm clothes in case the temperatures drop down, especially at night.
Carry extra clothes and towels. Also, carry a polythene bag for storing wet clothes.
Patrons may choose to carry additional food items as per their liking.
Carry items like sunglasses, torches , matchboxes, cap and sunscreen to protect your self from the sun
Carry personal toiletries including mosquito repellents
Carry prescribed medicines in case you have any medical conditions.
No refund will be permitted unless the trip has to be shortened or cancelled completely due to reasons beyond the control of Letscampout. These include climatic conditions, governmental / quasi-governmental policies, mechanical and human error in hired vehicles, etc. and despite checks and double checks, there is always a possibility that the event may not see through as planned or advertised. Team Letscampout will do everything in their capacity to ensure smooth running of the tour and stick to the advertised itinerary.
Letscampout does not subscribe to or encourage the consumption any narcotic/ psychotropic substances during the tour. Any participant found doing so will be requested to make arrangements to return back to their home at their personal cost. Letscampout will not undertake responsibility of the same under any circumstances.
Tour cost does not cover anything additional than that advertised.
The above rates are for Indian Citizens only
Guests accompanied by their drivers will have to pay separately for the driver charges in advance.
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Posted: 17 Sep 2016 02:00 AM PDT
Region :- Himanchal
Duration :- 05 Days
Grade :- Easy to Moderate
Max Altitude :- 14,100 Ft.
Approx Trekking Km :- 26 kms.
Trek Date:-
03 Sep – 07 Sep 2016.
04 Sep – 08 Sep 2016.
10 Sep – 14 Sep 2016.
11 Sep – 15 Sep 2016.
17 Sep – 21 Sep 2016.
18 Sep – 22 Sep 2016.
24 Sep – 28 Sep 2016.
25 Sep – 29 Sep 2016.
01 Oct – 05 Oct 2016.
02 Oct – 06 Oct 2016.
08 Oct – 12 Oct 2016.
09 Oct – 13 Oct 2016.
Trek Fees:-
₹ 10,500 + 4.5% Service Tax.
Start & End Point:-
Manali To Manali
How to Reach:-
By Air :-
Bhuntar, which is 52 km away from Manali, is the nearest airport. Taxi services are available from Bhuntar to Manali, which costs about Rs. 700- Rs1000. Bhuntar is well connected to Delhi by air. The airliners that take you to this Airport are Indian Airlines, Kingfisher airlines, MDLR Airlines and Jagson Airlines, operating flights from Delhi and Chandigarh to Kullu.
By Road:-
Manali is well connected to Delhi. Take an overnight bus from Delhi and you will reach Manali in 12 – 14 hours. Tickets can be booked online also.
Tip: Since Delhi Manali is a long journey most Volvo private buses leave Delhi between 5 pm and 6 pm. The last govt bus leaves at 8.30 pm from ISBT Kashmere Gate.
Manali to Delhi:-
Like the onward journey, buses leave from Manali to Delhi between 4 and 5 p.m. Your tentative arrival at Delhi may be anywhere between 6 a.m and 10 a.m. Plan your onward journeys only post noon giving enough buffer for bus delays.
Brief Itinerary:-
Day 1 :- Manali to Chika.
Day 2 :- Chika to Balu ka Ghera.
Day 3 :- Balu ka Gera to Siagoru, Cross Hampta Pass
Day 4 :- Siagoru to Chatru. Drive to Chandratal.
Day 5 :- Chandratal to Manali.
Information About Hampta Pass Trek:-
It is a short trek of just 5 days. The trekking in Himanchal – Hampta Pass starts from beautiful hill station Manali. At an altitude of Manali trekkers cross from Jobra to Chika. Crossing through small pine forest, huge rock and rich vegetations are remarkable. Travelling just for four hours and you reach to the second destination of your trek – Chika. Here you enjoy the refreshing river, waterfalls and grassy land.
Here the camps are tented and trekkers hold at night and relax. The second day of the trek is Balu ka Gera. At Balu Ka Gera you meet with huge rocks at Nani Lake, enjoy the icy cold water, mountain and click photographs to make your trip memorable.
The next destination is Shea Goru, it is a 8 hrs journey. Colorful river side tiny flowers and patches of snow divert the attention of trekkers. At an altitude before crossing the Hampta Pass Deo Tibba Peak is clearly visible. Hampta Pass has got two ridges. The zic-zag route, U-turn, downhill and snow fall with an uncertain rainfall makes the trekking moment more enjoyable. It is an easy trek with a moderate level of walking area.
Then here comes the second last destination from Siagoru to Chatru; it is a downhill trek of 5 hours. Here you get rivers and beautiful valleys in the heart of mountain ranges. The trekking is quite difficult in this area because of slippery soils and rocky edge path. Chandra River and glacier flow near it makes a remarkable statement in trek. The final destination to the trek is Chatru to Chandratal. Chatru is at a distant of 70 Kms far from Chandartal.
You can drive to Chandar tal and visit the Moon Lake; it is the main point to visit in Chandartal and step back to Manali after enjoying your time at utmost. You can also enjoy the local sightseeing of Manali.
Detailed Itinerary:-
Day 01: Manali to Chika:-
All the tourists will be reaching Manali which is also known as the paradise of India by afternoon. Many types of transportation facilities buses and cars are available for you to reach Manali. In Himachal Pradesh Kullu and Manali are the too small towns which are located very close to each other.
Both the places are visited at the same time by all the tourists. As soon as you reach Manali you will take rest
in the provided lodge or hotels. This place is famous for good food and weather. The people over here are you helping nature. After having a delicious lunch at any restaurant, you can start your journey for today towards Chika.
It is situated 10,250 feet about the sea level. All along the way, you will be able to see a very famous temple which is known as the origin of small hot spring. This temple is called Vashisht temple. According to beliefs the spring is holy water. This place is just 3 kilometres away from Manali. If you are going by a cab, then there is an intermediate destination called Johari.
From this place, your actual trek starts. There is a manmade bridge made up of concrete what is supposed to be crossed by you. After crossing the bridge, keep yourself to the left, and it will take you the forest having coniferous trees.
The geography of this place doesn’t allow any other kind of trees to grow because of snow. After you have your final crossing Aleonallah, you will reach beautiful meadow, having full of greenery. The grasses on the meadows are evenly spread giving you a nice glimpse of the scenery.
You will not have to worry to travel this place as the terrain is flat. After travelling for 2 to 3 hours in the same direction, you’ll reach the final destination for the day-Chikka. You will be camping beside the stream of water and you can spot very beautiful site of the waterfall from the camping area.
Day 02: Chika to BalukaGhera:-
The trail stays along the banks of the river for most part of the day. The initial climb involves a lot of boulder hopping. Walk along the Rani river into a valley dotted with tiny multi coloured flowers until you reach Balu Ka Gera. Balu Ka Gera is a level ground made up of the sand and dust brought down by the river. Pitch your tents and camp at Balu Ka Gera, 11,000 feet above sea level.
Day 03: Baluka Gera to Siagoru, Cross Hampta Pass:-
The trail from Balu Ka Gera to Shea Goru is moderately steep with a final sharp descent. The trail moves along the river which is lined by tiny pink and yellow flowers. If you trek during summer, you will find a lot of snow, else you may see a few snow patches. There are two steep climbs over ridges before you reach Hampta pass. Hampta pass at 14,000 feet is pretty windy and sudden rains or snow also cannot be ruled out.
The descent to Shea Goru from the pass is slightly tricky. Sliding down the snow could be an option. You will reach Shea Goru in about 2 hours. Camp overnight beside the river at Shea Goru.
Day 04: Siagoru to Chatru. Drive to Chandratal:-
Get up soon and have your breakfast. Get ready for the trek and cross the river which is seen from the campsite. Half of your trek is very easy as it will be full descend and the rest of the trek will be very tiring for you to traverse very steep altitude. It will make your path difficult when you will face the rock zone. After descending you will see the large valley of river Chandra.
Chandra River is at 11000 feet above the sea level and is located on the highway of Manali and Kaza. It is an exhibition place as one side you can view the mountains full of snow and the other side you will view barren mountains. On the way, you can satisfy your hunger on the dhabas located on the way of your trek.
Day 05: Chandratal to Manali:-
Depart from Chatru/Chandratal* to Manali early morning by shared cabs. Plus Valley Adventure will arrange vehicles to drop trekkers back to Manali. It will take about 4-6 hours to reach Manali depending on the condition of the roads. Book your return tickets from Manali late in the evening to give you enough travel buffer time.
Fees Includes:-
1. Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
2. Meals while on trek (Veg.)
3. Trek equipments.
4. Permits
5. First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder.
6. Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff
7. Transport from Haridwar to Joshimath and return.
Fees Excludes:-
1. Any kind of personal expenses.
2. Food during the transit.
3. Insurance.
4. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
5. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head Price Includes.
Things To Carry:-
1. Warm shirt/ light micro fleece pullover/ full sleeve T-shirt
2. Water resistant trekking pants (Dri-fit)
3. Windproof/ water resistant jacket, down jacket with min 600 fill power rating
4. Thick Fleece/ Full-sleeve sweater
5. Thermal inner wear
6. Woollen cap, Inner fleece gloves, outer water proof gloves
7. Thick dri-fit woollen socks and regular socks
8. Scarf/ muffler / multifunctional headwear (optional)
9. Comfortable waterproof Trekking/ Hiking shoes with a thick sole, Camp shoes
10. Gaiters
11. Ice Grips / Winter Trax / Crampons
12. Raincoat/ Poncho
13. Small light weight towel
14. Insulated water bottle and hydration pack (optional)
15. Cap/ floppy, Sun glasses
16. Sturdy walking stick/ Trekking pole
17. Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm
18. Torch/ Flashlight (with extra batteries)
19. Personal medication
20. Personal toiletries
1. Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
2. Pay heed to the trek leader or instructor in order to enjoy a safe and sound trekking experience.
3. Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the trek.
4. Avoid trekking during the nights.
5. Before undertaking the trek, consult a physician.
6. Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the trek.
7. The trek takes place through eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.
For Medical Form please visit : https://www.plusvalleyadventure.com/medical-form/
Payment Method:-
1. Online on http://www.plusvalleyadventure.com/
2. In Bank Account of Plus Valley Adventure.
Bank Details:-
1. Account Name – Plus Valley Adventure.
A/c number – 915020032483908
Bank – Axis Bank LTD.
Branch – Paud Road
IFSC Code – UTIB0001894
(Note – Only Cheque deposits and NEFT transfers. No cash deposit)
2. You can Pay the cash in our Office. Receipt will be given to you.
Plus Valley Adventure Office, 3, Anand Complex, Alkapuri Society, Opp. Hotel Kinara, Above Bata Showroom, Vanaz Corner, Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune- 411029.
Cancellation Policy:-
Please refer our website https://www.plusvalleyadventure.com/cancellation-policy/
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