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Posted: 14 Aug 2015 12:28 AM PDT
Dear Friends We Invite you for Tour To Jog Falls And Murudeshwar Temple with MumbaiRangers Batch 2 - 26 27 Sept 2015 Jog Falls is created by the Sharavathi River Gerosoppa Falls or Joga Falls is the second-highest plunge waterfall in India, Located in Sagara taluk, these segmented falls are a major tourist attraction. They are also called Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundi.It is located on the Shimoga and Uttara Kannada district border. Jog Falls is created by the Sharavathi River dropping 253 m (830 ft), making it the second-highest plunge waterfall in India after the Nohkalikai Falls with a drop of 335 m (1100 ft) in Meghalaya. Sharavati, a river which rises at Ambutirtha, next to Nonabur, in the Thirthahalli taluk and takes the northwesterly course by Fatte petta, receives the Haridravati on the right below Pattaguppe and the Yenne Hole on the left above Barangi. On arriving at the frontier it bends to the west, precipitates itself down the Falls of Gersoppa, and passes that village (properly Geru-Sappe), which is some 29 kilometres distant, discharging into the sea at Honnavar in North Kanara. Mumbai participants can join from LTTMumbai to Mumbai cost 2650/- Per Person Pune participants can join from Pune staionPune to pune cost 2500/- Per Person Batch 1 12 13 Sept 2015Batch 2 26 27 sept 2015 Itenery : Meeting Point: Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Morning. Leave From Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Saturday Morning 26 Sept 2015. Reach Hubli Sunday 27 sept Early Morning 3 oclock. Travel by Private Bus to Jog falls. Reach jogfalls around 6.00 oclock Freshen up Break fast - Tea Sight-seeing till 10 oclock Leave from Jogfalls Enroute Lunch. If Time Permits Visit Murudeshwar Temple. Reach hubli Station Afternoon. Catch Train from Hubli 15.45 Sunday afternoon 27 sept 2015. Reach Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Early Morning 6:55 Monday 28 Sept 2015. Tour Fees would be approximately Rs. 2650/- per Head Mumbai Participants And Pune Participants 2500/- which includes1) To & Fro SL Class tick... Read more
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 11:00 PM PDT
Women's Special One Day Trek to Kondhana Caves and Waterfall on 30th August 2015Dear Hikers, We have arranged women's special Trek to Kondhane Caves and Waterfall on 30th August 2015.Brief Information about theTrek:- Kondana Caves situated in Karjat offers the ancient lifestyle of Buddhist followers. Ancient rock-cut caves, Kondana Caves are very famous Buddhist caves. These caves enclose sculptures, vihara, chaitya and stupa. Sculptures and stupas are specimens of the ancient period Buddhist architecture. There was a natural disaster in the form of an earth quake in early 1900 by which many stupas, front entrance and floor of the caves were damaged. These ancient caves attract lots of tourists and Buddhist devotees all through the year. Kondana Caves is around 15 KM from Karjat.Schedule for the Event: - Board Slow Train starting from CST according to the below mentioned timings.@ 05:22 AM CST@ 05:40 AM Dadar@ 05:50 AM Kurla@ 05:56 AM Ghatkopar@ 06:17 AM Thane@ 06:39 AM Dombivali@ 06:48 AM Kalyan@ 07:39 AM KarjatMeeting point at Karjat Railway Station ,Move to base village via Tumtums / Jeeps etc.Reach base village at 09:00 AM.Freshen Up and Breakfast at base village.Introduction Round and start of the Trek.Reach at the Caves in 1 Hr Explore the Caves, Photography and Funtime near Waterfall.Lunch Time.After Lunch will start Descend to the base village.Reach base village, freshen Up and Tea Time.start our journey to Karjat Railway StationReach Karjat Railway station by 5:30 – 6:00 PM (which will be tentative)Further by Local Trains to respective destination.Cost for the Event will be 400/- Per personOne has to Transfer (NEFT) 400/- into the Bank account to confirm his / her Registration. (Non-Refundable) -Note: Payment Mode by NEFT / RTGS only In the Name of: Mr AMEY ARUN BHAGAT.Bank :- SBI BANKBranch : NEW PANVEL (EAST)Account No : 20134246954IFS Code: SBIN0011758Once done with the Transaction please msg or send an email on ab@bhramanti365.in then Fill Up The One Ti... Read more
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 10:55 PM PDT
Dear Trekkers,We have planned a one day trek to Peb - Vikatgad fort on Sunday 23rd August 2015 Brief Introduction about Peb Fort (Vikatgad)Height: 2100 ftGrade: simpleTime: ~ 3-4 hrs from NeralLocation: Peb is a fort located near Neral; between Panorama Point (Matheran) and Nakhind to be precise.Peb Fort :- is situated on northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai-Pune road, at a distance of 3-4 km on west side of Neral. This is the most beautiful one-day trek. But there is a dense forest on the way to the fort Peb. The fort is also named as 'VikatGad'. Historical references clearly indicate that Shivaji Maharaj used the caves on the fort as silos for grain storage.Schedule for the Trek :- Sunday 23rd August 2015Meeting point: Neral Railway StationThe Karjat local train timings are given as below: -Schedule for the Event: - Board Slow Train starting from CST according to the below mentioned timings.@ 05:22 AM CST@ 05:40 AM Dadar@ 05:50 AM Kurla@ 05:56 AM Ghatkopar@ 06:17 AM Thane@ 06:39 AM Dombivali@ 06:48 AM Kalyan@ 07:30 AM Neral pls do keep 10 minutes buffer time due to recent changes in railway time table ... Pls do carry ur return ticketsAfter reaching at Neral will have Breakfast @ Neral (30 Mins)08:00 Hrs: Move towards jumapatti by rickshaw or any available transport10:15 Hrs: @ trek starts towards Vikatgad (PEB Fort )11:15 Hrs: Atop PebExploration, Lunch & Rest time till 14:00 Hrs14:00 Hrs: Descend from fort towards Neral Station17:30 Hrs : Reaching at Neral Station by walkReturn Journey to Mumbai by 18:37 hrs OR 18:53 hrs Fast local ...We will be back in Mumbai around 21:00 Hrs (Thts subjective) ...Things To Carry: -Pls do carry Lunch for the dayA Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs a must)Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornamentsSome ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach in... Read more
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 08:25 PM PDT
Ovalekar Wadi Butterfly Garden is an unique open Butterfly Garden, where you can see butterflies in natural surroundings and not in any enclosure. Much importance has also been given for the Larval Host Plants of Butterflies. This Garden is open to public on all Sundays only. The timings are between 8:00 morning to 12:00 noon Reaching Ovalekar wadiFrom Borivali Station catch 700 (Or any bus towards thane station) alight at Ovale Village bus stop. From Thane station you can catch the buses moving towards Borivali station and alight at Ovale Village. Bus no 458 from Mulund check naka(a/c -non a/c);ST buses via godhbandar road; MBMT Bhayndar etc...Cost: Entry Fees : 100rs (pay directly at the garden not sure if it is increased).Snacks are served in the garden with additional cost(if one needs).We will be sharing some photography tips on shooting butterflies (free of cost ;) ).* Drinking alcohol and smoking strictly not allowed.* We do take utmost care of every member of the group during the event, but still each member will be responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.* The leader's decision will be final and binding on all.Feel free to reach out to us for any queries, concerns and registration for the event.Contact Details: Joel Peter (+91-9987094914) & Sandeep (+91-9029212012)... Read more
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 11:58 AM PDT
  DarkGreen adventures invites you for a thrilling night trek to Kalavantin Durg on the first weekend of January. Kalavantin Durg is located between Matheran and Panvel at an elevation of 2,300 feet.   Duration of the Outing: 1 Night/ 1 Day Difficulty Level: Easy to moderate   Itinerary: 2nd Jan, Saturday 18:45 Meet at Panvel railway station 19:00 Move towards base Village 20:30 Reach base village, Introduction and start the night trek to 'Prabalmachi'. 22:30 Reach Prabalmachi, have dinner and campfire. Overnight Stay at Prabalmachi.   3rd Jan, Sunday 06:00 - Wake-up call & morning chores 06:30 - Start ascending for the Kalavantin Durg. 08:30 - Reach at the top, have breakfast, explore the fort and take rest 11:00 - Start descend back to prabalmachi 13:00 - Reach prabalmachi and take lunch. Rest 14:00 - Start descend to base village 16:00 - Reach base village, back to Panvel by 17:30 tentatively   Fees: Rs.800 if you pay cash on the day of trek Rs.700 if you transfer online, on or before 31st December   Inclusions: - Transportation from Panvel to Panvel. - Accommodation at Prabalmachi - Dinner, Tea, Breakfast & Lunch. - Expertise and Guide Charges   Exclusions: - Train tickets till Panvel - Any other charges mention than above.   --- Send your money to following account: Name: Parth Pratik Upadhyaya Bank: Bank of Maharashtra, Mahim west. Account no: 6021 7193 534 Account type: Savings IFSC Code: MAHB0000108   For further inquiries feel free to contact, Parth Upadhyay: 9820468748 (Available on WhatsApp) Email: inquireparth@gmail.com   Things to carry: - 3 liter water (compulsory) - A torch - Good trekking shoes or sport shoes - Your own sleeping bag or mattress with blanket - Mosquito repellent cream - A double strap bag. Sling bag not allowed in trek - We appreciate people carrying fruits like pears, pomegranate, dates etc Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/492397007594180  ... Read more
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 10:40 AM PDT
Hallo Friends, Welcome to WILD SPEED ADVENTURE Website:-www.wildspeedadventure.in  sunday ,23th august 2015 !! Location: Bekre waterfall Height: Appx 100 ft Grade: Thrilling Maximum Participation: 50 participants Event Cost :- 800 /- Waterfall Rappelling Also technically known as canyoning and canyoneering are more often associated with technical descents those that require rappels (abseils) and rope work, down-climbing. An adventure sport, where you walk down a cliff amidst the gushing waterfall. SAFTY:- For all outdoor development programs, the importance of quality instructors and equipment is most critical.WILD SPEED ADVENTURE & Adventure Sports prides itself in its technical skills and expertise in which we make no compromise. Our technical team is a set of highly skilled & certified mountaineers with knowledge and experience in adventure sports. Non-compulsory items but helpful: 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, ,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 First aid, carry some extra clothes. Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry ,(It's totally self responsibility to take care of things.) Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek….. Extra Rappelling will cost INR 300/- Per chance, and will be permitted only after every person has done with his first chance….. Activity Schedule for Sunday 23th august , 2015  Train Time : KARJAT (S) Slow Local 1) CST : 04:50 am  2) Byculla : 04:58am 3) Dadar : 05:08 am  4) Kurla : 05:18 am 5) Ghatkopar : 05:24 am 6) Thane : 05:45 am 7) Dombivali : 06:07 am 8) Kalyan : 06:16 am 9) Ambernath : 06:27 am 10) Badlapur : 06:34 am 11) Bhivpuri : 06;58 am. Meeting Point: 7.30 am at Bhivpuri Railway Station. 07.45 am: Will move... Read more
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 10:34 AM PDT
Hallo Friends, Welcome to WILD SPEED ADVENTURE Website:-www.wildspeedadventure.in  sunday ,16th august 2015 !! Location: Bekre waterfall Height: Appx 100 ft Grade: Thrilling Maximum Participation: 50 participants Event Cost :- 800 /- Waterfall Rappelling Also technically known as canyoning and canyoneering are more often associated with technical descents those that require rappels (abseils) and rope work, down-climbing. An adventure sport, where you walk down a cliff amidst the gushing waterfall. SAFTY:- For all outdoor development programs, the importance of quality instructors and equipment is most critical.WILD SPEED ADVENTURE & Adventure Sports prides itself in its technical skills and expertise in which we make no compromise. Our technical team is a set of highly skilled & certified mountaineers with knowledge and experience in adventure sports. Non-compulsory items but helpful: 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, ,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 First aid, carry some extra clothes. Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry ,(It's totally self responsibility to take care of things.) Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek….. Extra Rappelling will cost INR 300/- Per chance, and will be permitted only after every person has done with his first chance….. Activity Schedule for Sunday 16th august , 2015  Train Time : KARJAT (S) Slow Local 1) CST : 04:50 am  2) Byculla : 04:58am 3) Dadar : 05:08 am  4) Kurla : 05:18 am 5) Ghatkopar : 05:24 am 6) Thane : 05:45 am 7) Dombivali : 06:07 am 8) Kalyan : 06:16 am 9) Ambernath : 06:27 am 10) Badlapur : 06:34 am 11) Bhivpuri : 06;58 am. Meeting Point: 7.30 am at Bhivpuri Railway Station. 07.45 am: Will move... Read more
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 10:29 AM PDT
Hallo Friends, Welcome to WILD SPEED ADVENTURE Website:-www.wildspeedadventure.in  saturday ,15th august 2015 !! Location: Bekre waterfall Height: Appx 100 ft Grade: Thrilling Maximum Participation: 50 participants Event Cost :- 800 /- Waterfall Rappelling Also technically known as canyoning and canyoneering are more often associated with technical descents those that require rappels (abseils) and rope work, down-climbing. An adventure sport, where you walk down a cliff amidst the gushing waterfall. SAFTY:- For all outdoor development programs, the importance of quality instructors and equipment is most critical.WILD SPEED ADVENTURE & Adventure Sports prides itself in its technical skills and expertise in which we make no compromise. Our technical team is a set of highly skilled & certified mountaineers with knowledge and experience in adventure sports. Non-compulsory items but helpful: 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, ,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 First aid, carry some extra clothes. Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry ,(It's totally self responsibility to take care of things.) Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek….. Extra Rappelling will cost INR 300/- Per chance, and will be permitted only after every person has done with his first chance….. Activity Schedule for Saturday 15th august , 2015  Train Time : KARJAT (S) Slow Local 1) CST : 04:50 am  2) Byculla : 04:58am 3) Dadar : 05:08 am  4) Kurla : 05:18 am 5) Ghatkopar : 05:24 am 6) Thane : 05:45 am 7) Dombivali : 06:07 am 8) Kalyan : 06:16 am 9) Ambernath : 06:27 am 10) Badlapur : 06:34 am 11) Bhivpuri : 06;58 am. Meeting Point: 7.30 am at Bhivpuri Railway Station. 07.45 am: Will ... Read more
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 09:20 AM PDT
Dear Friends We Invite you for Tour To Jog Falls And Murudeshwar Temple with MumbaiRangers Batch 1 , 12 13 Sept 2015 Jog Falls is created by the Sharavathi River Gerosoppa Falls or Joga Falls is the second-highest plunge waterfall in India, Located in Sagara taluk, these segmented falls are a major tourist attraction. They are also called Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundi.It is located on the Shimoga and Uttara Kannada district border. Jog Falls is created by the Sharavathi River dropping 253 m (830 ft), making it the second-highest plunge waterfall in India after the Nohkalikai Falls with a drop of 335 m (1100 ft) in Meghalaya. Sharavati, a river which rises at Ambutirtha, next to Nonabur, in the Thirthahalli taluk and takes the northwesterly course by Fatte petta, receives the Haridravati on the right below Pattaguppe and the Yenne Hole on the left above Barangi. On arriving at the frontier it bends to the west, precipitates itself down the Falls of Gersoppa, and passes that village (properly Geru-Sappe), which is some 29 kilometres distant, discharging into the sea at Honnavar in North Kanara. Mumbai participants can join from LTTMumbai to Mumbai cost 2650/- Per Person Pune participants can join from Pune staionPune to pune cost 2500/- Per Person Batch 1 12 13 Sept 2015Batch 2 26 27 sept 2015 Itenery : Meeting Point: Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Morning. Leave From Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Saturday Morning 12 Sept 2015. Reach Hubli Sunday 13 sept Early Morning 3 oclock. Travel by Private Bus to Jog falls. Reach jogfalls around 6.00 oclock Freshen up Break fast - Tea Sight-seeing till 10 oclock Leave from Jogfalls Enroute Lunch. If Time Permits Visit Murudeshwar Temple. Reach hubli Station Afternoon. Catch Train from Hubli 15.45 Sunday afternoon 13 sept 2015. Reach Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Early Morning 6:55 Monday 14 Sept 2015. Tour Fees would be approximately Rs. 2650/- per Head Mumbai Participants And Pune Participants 2500/- which includes1) To & Fro SL Class tick... Read more
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 09:18 AM PDT
DarkGreen Adventures invites you for a scenic monsoon trek to Korigad fort, which is located 20 kms from lonavla. The wall of this fort is completely intact and one can walk along its entire perimeter (about 2 km). Its massive gate is also intact. Several ruins of older structures within the fort still exist. We can see Amby valley in the beautiful surroundings of korigad   Grade: Easy   Highlights: -  Travel in private vehicle from thane -  A very easy trek (1.5 hours climb) - - Beautiful view of the surrounding valleys   Itinerary: 30th August, Sunday 06:30 - Assemble at Thane Station (E) near the ticket counter of platform no.10. Start travelling to base of korigad in a private vehicle, breakfast on the way. Pick up can be arranged from selected points in Thane-Panvel highway 09:30 - Reach Tungi village; introduction and then start the trek to Korigad 12:00 - Reach korigad and explore. Enjoy the lake; 13:00 - Have lunch at the temple of korigad 14:00 - Start descending 15:30 - Reach base and proceed back to Thane 18:30 - Reach Thane   Fees: Rs.900 if you pay cash on the day of trek Rs. 800 if you transfer online, at least a day before trek i.e. till 28th August Inclusions: - Travel in a private vehicle from Thane to Korigad - Breakfast and refreshments - Lunch - Expertise charge Exclusions: - Anything not mentioned above Contact: Krishna: 9820285295 (Also available on WhatsApp) Email: krishna@darkgreen.co.in Before you call, please note 1. Read the event itinerary at least once 2. Expected batch size is 15-25. We don't provide current booking info till the bookings are closed 3. All our trips are gender friendly and we had 30-50 percent female participants in all of our earlier trip.   --- Send your money to following account: Name - Krishna Kuya Bank – IDBI, New Panvel Account no: 1171 0400 008 0556 Account type: Savings IFSC code – IBKL0000023 Things to carry: - 2 litre water (compulsory) - A plate and a spoon - Good trekking shoes or sport ... Read more

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