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Posted: 30 Jul 2015 10:47 PM PDT
Wandering Shooters Trek to Naneghat on 16th Aug. 2015# Height: 2500 ft. #Type: Hill Fort #Grade: Easy #Mode of Transport: Private TransportInfo. Courtesy: Trekshitiz Going through Malshej Ghat, we can easily get a glimpse of Naneghat after Murbad. The significantly shaped thumb-like peak and the pinnacle of Vandarlingi are the most distinctly seen spots. This was the most important trade route, as it connected harbour of Sopara and Kalyan directly to Junnar and Paithan. The name itself suggests that it was a famous and significant route. "Nane" means famous. Today it is a good trekking spot for trekkers and tourists.Journey Details: -Sunday 16th Aug. 201506.00 AM : - Dadar (Pritam Hotel)09.00 AM : - Naneghat Trekking Point09.30 AM : - Start for Trek01:00 PM : - Start descending 04:00 PM : - Return Journey08:00 PM : - Reach Dadar (appx. time depend on traffic conditions)Things to carry : Lunch For the Day Good Trekking Shoes, floaters-sandals, Jacket for Rain Photo Identity Proof (Compulsory) Water 2 liters (Compulsory) Personal Medicines if any Please Avoid wearing GOLD, other ornaments & expensive thingsTrek Fees Rs. 650/- per person (non refundable)(Including Travelling from Dadar - Naneghat - Dadar by Private Vehicle + Breakfast )Last Date of Registration : 10th AUG. 2015Kindly Deposit Fees (Non-Refundable)on following Account Sagar Suresh Mahadik Bank - State Bank of IndiaBranch - Kannamwarnagar Vikhroli (East)Account No - 30955184443IFSC No - SBIN0007212For more details and registration @Sagar - 9773691803 / 8652122368Wandering ShOOters…. Wanders away... Read more
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 09:58 PM PDT
Monsoon Camping on Aug 8th and 9th @ Krishna River Camp – Wai - Every weekend Venue : Krishna River Camp - website krishnarivercamp.com also check us out on  FB  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1097523333608195/  Rs.2000 per person – Inclusive of all taxes, Activities, Over night stay, Evening Snacks, Dinner & Break Fast. 12pm check in at Campsite - Allocation of tents  1pm Lunch   2-4pm – Swim in the river with life jackets, bamboo raft building and riding,  Hobby Fishing with Japanese fishing rods 4-6.00pm – Enjoy the water falls ( 10 mins drive from campsite and 5 mins walk from the car park)  6.30- Evening Tea snacks 6.30-7.30- Try your hands on archery , Air riffle , Board games  7.30-8.30- DIY Barbecue (200gm marinated veg , nonveg per person)  9pm- Dinner 10.00pm- Campfire  10.30pm Lights off-  Next day  8.00-8.30 Break Fast - Upma/ Pohe Tea 9-9.30- Bullock Cart Ride Post check out options  Take a local wai tour - Picturesque Balkavdi Dam, Dhom Dam, Dholya Ganpati Temple, Menavli Ghat, Nana Phadnavis Wada and Narsinha Temple  Go trekking to near by options such as Kamalgad,  Kates Point Mahableshwar. Take a Panchgani & Mahableshwar Tour. Contact : Milan Wadkar @ 9819833345 for booking or email us at  milan@krishnarivercamp.com Campers have to travel on their own to Wai with their own vehicle.   Wai is approximately 250kms from Mumbai or ~4.5hrs and 90kms from Pune or ~2hrs. ... Read more
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 09:42 PM PDT
ABWs Independence day Trek to Raigad via Nanacha Darwaja on 15th August 2015 About the Place: Feature: Capital of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's Swarajya., 1737steps, 340 year old constructions. height: 820m(2700ft) Region: Kokan (Mahad) Places To See: hirkani buruj, takmak point, kokan's view, sarasgad, Lingana pinnacle etc. Grade: Easy Meeting Point: Dadar railways Stn(E) 11:30pm on 14th August 2015 Expenses: Rs 1500/- per head – Book Now which includes– Traveling from Dadar to Dadar by private vehicle.– Breakfast/Tea, Lunch and Evening snacks/Tea.– Leader's expertise charge. For registration or queries,Contact : 8425076272 / 8425076270 FOR SMS Inquiry:Please drop a message as "trek inquiry" at 8425076270, we will get back to you ASAP. Things to Carry: Please carry windcheater. A Water Bottle ( at least 2 Ltrs) Camera, Cell Phone, Cap(Optional, wrap it in plastic, water proof protection) Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments. Albums: https://www.facebook.com/aberrant.wanderers.5/media_set?set=a.1458388911051734.1073741852.100006419172659&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/Patilsanket020/media_set?set=a.624484967599649.1073741856.100001144559249&type=3 So, Let's enjoy the nature in Wanderers style with rules and lots of fun  Aberrant Wanderers Team. ... Read more
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 08:00 AM PDT
Join us at Nisarga Bhraman as we head to explore the calm and clean Jungle of Pench in Madhya Pradesh.Get ready to experience the Wilderness in Pench... Tour Date: 29th October 2015 to 31st October 2015   Duration: 3D / 2N       About Pench: Located in the southern boundery of Madhya Pradesh and the districts of Seoni and Chhindawara, the Pench Tiger Reserve is named after the Pench river, flowing through the Satpura Hills. Pench Tiger Reserve and its neighbourhood is the original setting of Mowglee and Sherkhan (Rudyard Kipling's most famous work, The Jungle Book).Pench National Park, comprising of 758 SQ Kms, out of which a core area of 299 sq km is the national park and and remaining 464 sq km is the buffer area. Rich in its biodiversity, its terrain defined by hills, valleys and the occasional precipitous slope, Pench is an important ecosystem supporting an abundance of flora and fauna, including a rich variety of aquatic life.   Trip Itinerary: Wednesday, 28th October 2015  Departure from Mumbai CST by Vidarbh Express at 7:00 pm  Pune participants can travel by Pune - Nagpur Garib Rath at 5:40 pm Day 1 - Thursday, 29th October 2015  Arrive at Nagpur Junction at 7:30 am Transfer to Pench and check in to the Resort  Freshen up and Lunch  Afternoon Jungle Safari in open Gypsy Slide Show / Documentary on wildlife in Pench Dinner and retire for the day Day 2 - Friday, 30th October 2015  Wake up call at 5:00 am Morning Jungle Safari in open Gypsy Lunch and Rest Evening Jungle Safari in open Gypsy Enjoy the evening with Tribal Folk Dance Dinner and retire for the day Day 3 - Saturday, 31st October 2015  Wake up call at 5:00 am Morning jungle safari in open Gypsy Check out of the Resort Drop at Nagpur Junction Railway Station  Lunch on the way to Nagpur Return journey to Mumbai by Vidarbh Express at 5:15 pm OR to Pune by Nagpur - Pune Superfast Express at 6:35pm Sunday, 1st November 2015 We reach M... Read more
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 06:57 AM PDT
About the Tour : Hampi is charismatic even in its ruined state. It attracts thousands of tourists and pilgrims every year. Vast stretches of boulder-strewn hills make the backdrop of Hampi unique. Dotted around the hills and valleys are 500 plus monuments. Among them are beautiful temples, basements of palaces, remains of aquatic structures, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions, royal platforms, treasury buildings.., the list is practically endless. Hampi is a backpackers paradise, the same way the pilgrims delight.Outing Date : 02nd-03rd-04th October 2015Category : Special TourLevel : EasyDuration : 02 Nights / 03 DaysImportant Note :- Food served will be South Indian.  Suggestion : We will be travelling by daily luxury buses from Mumbai to Hospet (which will be at your own cost) as that is the most convenient transport available for this sector. Outing Schedule : Day-1: Evening (03:00 pm) departs from Mumbai towards Hospet by Luxury coach. Overnight journeyDay 2: Arrival to Hospet early morning by 09:00 am. Pickup from Hospet Bus station,  and transfer to hotel at Anegundi. After breakfast drive to Hampi sightseeing: Virupaksha Temple, Ganesh images, Lashminarashimha, Badavilinga, Lotus Mahal, Queens, Bath, Lotus Mahal, Vittal Temple. Overnight at resort.Day 3: After breakfast move to Badami enroute Banashankari Temple, sightseeing to Aihole, Pattadakal, Badami evening back to Hotel. Overnight at Hampi. Day 4: Checkout from Hotel drive to Vithhal Temple, Stone Charriot. We will take a Corracle ride to Anegundi followed by local Sightseeing, Queen's palace, Durga Temple, Fort, Pampa Sarovar, Anjani Parvat (Lord Hanuman Birth Place). Back for lunch to Hampi.Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :) Tour Cost : Rs.9,000/- per personFor Registered Members : Rs.8,500/-per memberInclusions:1. Local Sight Seeing by AC Tempo Traveller / Similar2. 2 Nights Accommodation on Triple Sharing Basis (Ac cottages)3. All Veg Meals ( Breakfast and Dinner) Hospet to Hospet4... Read more
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 05:52 AM PDT
Dear All, We have planned to enjoy monsoon rain in sahyadri. Vatsaru Trekking Club are glad to invite you all for monsoon one day trek toKothaligad fort (Peth) on Sunday 9 AUGUST 2015  Brief Introduction about Kothaligad / Peth fort: -Height: ~ 3100 feetGrade: MediumTime: ~ Maximum 2.5 hrs from Ambivali, Base VillageLocation: Karjat regionKothaligad is more commonly known as the fort of Peth because the village of Peth is situated at its base. On reaching the top of the fort, we see caves carved in huge rocks. The first one is the cave of Goddess, besides which is a water cistern and the last one is the specious Bhairoba cave. Along the Bhairoba cave, steps are carved leading the pinnacle. Four–Five potholes and some cannon balls are scattered in the fort.Itinerary for the Trek is as given below: 9 August 2015 Sunday Morning: Meeting point Omkareshwar Temple Pune 5.30 AM. Journey to starting place by private vehicle. En-route snacks.  Reach Base Village by 9:30 amIntroduction RoundReach the Top by 11 noonExplore the Fort, lunch, rest and Start Descend by 1.00 pmReach Base Village Ambavali by 3.30 pmStart our Return JourneyReach Karjat Station by 4:30 pmReach Pune by 8 - 8.30 pm. Participants from Mumbai can also join us for trek from Karjat . The cost of the Trek will be Rs. 650/- per head which includes Breakfast, Evening Tea Transportation from Pune to Pune. Cost for Mumbai Participants Rs 400. Payment detail: Account holder name: Sarang Sali IDBI Bank account Number: 0007104000703901 Branch: FC Road, Pune IFSC code: IBKL0000007 One needs to deposit full payment before event. Booking on first come first serve basis. Limited seats. Things to be carried: A bottle of water (Atleast 3 Ltrs), (A Must) Lunch for a day. (Must)Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.Medicine those if u require usually (Optional) Good trekking shoes, A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.  For confirmation please reply... Read more
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 02:38 AM PDT
Short Info: Trek Name: Manikgad. Trek Date: 23rd Aug 2015. Fort Height: 1867 ft. Type: Hill forts. Region: Karjat-Panvel. Grade: Medium. Cost: Trek Costr: Rs 500/- per head. Registered Member: Rs 450/- per head. It includes local traveling from Karjat  to Karjat, breakfast & Expertise Charges etc… Cost does Not Included Lunch,Insurance,Medical coverage & anything other than mentioned above. To be a Register Member of VRangers CLICK HERE About: This fort was built by Bhoj Raja to keep eye on Alibag Khopoli Route. In 1657, Shivaji Maharaj conqured this fort and took it under Maratha region. In Purandar Treaty Maratha's handed over Manikgad to Moghuls. In 1713, Sarkhel Kanhoji Angre took this fort from Shahu Maharaj. The fort was used as a watch tower and offers a commanding view from top. Meeting Point: Activity Schedule: Train Time: Karjat (S) Slow Local CST: 5:18am                        Byculla : 5:26                      Dadar : 5:36 Kurla : 5:47                          Ghatkopar : 5:53                  Thane : 6:13 Dombivali : 6:36                    Kalyan : 6:46                       Bhivpuri : 7.30am. Tentative Schedule: 08.00am: Will have tea-b/f and will move by local vehicle to base village. 09.20 am: With an intro round will start ascend. 12.15 pm: With reach on top and explore surrounding. 01.15 pm: Lunch. 02.00 pm: Move towards base village. 04.35 pm: back to base village. 05.40 pm: Back to karjat station. Payment Details: To book your seat Click on Account Details & please deposit Rs 200/- (Non Refundable in any manner) Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek: - Compulsory items: A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, approx 4 ltr water, Lunch for the day, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, if you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only ... Read more
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 01:11 AM PDT
Waterfall Rappelling also technically known as canyoning are more often associated with technical descents those that require rappels (abseils) and rope work, down-climbing. Waterfall rappelling adventure sport is where you get down from a cliff/patch amidst the gushing waterfall with the help of safety equipments.Short Info:Date: 30th Aug 2015Destination: Bhivpuri-Bhekre Waterfall.Height: Approx 90 ft.Cost:Registered member Fees: 800/- Per PersonNon-Registered member Fees: 850/- Per PersonTo be a Register Member of  VRangersCLICK HEREFees Included: Includes breakfast, Equipment-Expertise Charges & local Travelling from bhivpuri to bhivpuri.Fee Not Included: -Insurance,Lunch, Medical coverage, anything other than mentioned above.Extra Rappelling will cost INR 500/- Per chance, and will be permitted only after every person has done with his first chance.Activity Schedule:Train Time: Karjat (S) Slow LocalCST: 5:22 am                       Byculla : 5:30                     Dadar : 5:40Kurla : 5:50                         Ghatkopar : 5:56                  Thane : 6:17Dombivali : 6:39                   Kalyan : 6:48                      Bhivpuri : 7.30am.Meeting Point: 7.30 am at Bhivpuri Railway Station.07.40 am: Will move towards bhekhre village by rikshwa.08.00am:  With b/f & T will start moving towards wate fall patch & get ready for adventure.09.00am: with info & small session on watrefall rappelling session will start the event.04.30pm: will complete Session with our lunch.05.30pm: Back to bhivpuri station.Payment Details:To book your seat Click on Account Details & please deposit Rs 500/- (Non Refundable)Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek: -(Rains showers are expected, so pack your bags accordingly.)Compulsory items: Scarf for Ladies Must,Snacks,Lunch.A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking,id proof, approx 3 ltr water, Torch with extra batteries, Should wea... Read more

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