Mumbai Hikers Community 17.08.2015

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Posted: 16 Aug 2015 09:46 PM PDT
Trekगुरु : Trek to HARISHCHANDRA GAD (ascend pachnai route and descend khireshwar route) Date : 23 Aug 2015 (22 Nyt) Region : Ahmadnagar Assembly : Kasara Railway Station  Height : 4671 ft (aprx) Grade : medium with technics Cost :  Aprx 450 - 550 rs Per Person On Contribution Basis + 150rs trekगुरु charges Contact : 9821318848/9821465256 ---------- Dear Trekkers,  Trekगुरु have organised a most exciting and thrilling Trek to HARISHCHANDRA GAD (pachnai route n khireshwar route) On 23 August 2015 (Leaving 22 aug night) ---------- Trek schedule & itinarary Meeting Point: Kasara station at ticket counter 01:18hrs 23 th august Catch Mumbai CST - KASARA local train on 22nd Aug 2015.  Below mentioned is the approximate timing of the train CST 22:50 Byculla 22:57 Dadar 23.04 Thane 23:31 Kalyan 00:03 Kasara 01:18 Sunday 23nd Aug 01:20 am : Reach Kasara 01:30 am : Start travel by private vehicle 05:00 am : Reach Pachnai base village Fresh Breakfast Introduction 06:30 am : Start trek 09:00 am : Reach  HARISHCHANDRA GAD explore ( TEMPLES, CAVES, KOKANKADA ) Lunch 01.00 pm : start descend ( via khireshwar route ) 05.30 pm : reach khireshwar base village Catch bus/jeep/truck/tempo any vehicle towards khubi phata - kalyan 09.00 pm : reach kalyan Catch train towards mumbai 10.30 pm : Mumbai (tantetively) ---------- Cost : Aprx 450 - 550 rs Per Person on Contribution Basis + 150 rs trekगुरु charges ---------- include: > Kasara - Pachnai --- khireshwar - Khubi fata - Kalyan Transportation > Breakfast - Lunch > Trekगुरु charges ----------- Things To Be carried: Identity proof (must) A bottle of water (atleast 3 Ltrs) (must) Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes (must) Binocular Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional) Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc Medicine those if u require usually A good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks A haversack to put in all the things to be carried... -------------------- To confirm his/her registration needs to deposit advance payment ... Read more
Posted: 16 Aug 2015 09:38 PM PDT
Monsoon Camping on Aug 22nd and 23rd @ Krishna River Camp – Wai - Every weekend Venue : Krishna River Camp - website also check us out on  FB  Rs.2000 per person – Inclusive of all taxes, Activities, Over night stay, Meals, barbecue, & Stay in tents or village house 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 6.00- Evening Tea snacks 6.00-7.30- 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 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: 16 Aug 2015 03:29 PM PDT
Dear Friends We Invite you All for Tour to Valley Of Flowers of maharashtra Kaas Plateau & Thorseghar Waterfall Batch 1 6th September 2015Batch 2 13th September 2015Batch 3 20th September 2015Batch 4 27th September 2015 The Kaas Plateau also known as the "Kaas Pathar" is a plateau situated in the Western Ghat Sahyadri range, 22 kilometers from Satara city in Maharashtra state of India and is known for various types of wild flowers which bloom during August-September every year. The area of plateau is located at a height of 1200 mt and is approximately 1,000 hectare. The name Kaas originates from Kaasa tree (Elaeocarpus glandulosus). It has been declared as BiodiversityWorld Heritage Site by The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco). The plateau is home to 850 species of flowering plants, of which 624 have entered the Red Data Book, a state document that lists species whose existence is threatened. As many as 39 species are found only in Kaas region. Some of the rare species found here include Dipcadi montanum, Ceropegia vincaefolia, Pleocaulus ritchiei and Drosera burmanii. This is also the reason why the place is popular with nature lovers, flora researchers and also photographers. Itenery: Day 1: Saturday Night 5th sept.Meeting point at Pritam Hotel Dadar East 10:45 pmpick up point Chembur 11:20 pmpick up point Vashi-11:50 pmDay 2: Sunday 6th sept.5.00 am - Reach Satara Take rest in Bus till 6.00 am.6.00 am - Tea and Breakfast. 7.00 am - Reach Kaas Plateau.7.00 am - 10.00 am Sight Seeing – Photography – Valley exploration.12.00 pm - Lunch.2.00 pm - Thoseghar Waterfall3.30 pm: Leave for Mumbai9.00 pm OR 10.00 pm: Reach Mumbai Approx Expenses for the Tour is 1700/- per person This includes:Travel From Mumbai To Mumbai in Non Ac Private Bus Morning Breakfast,Lunch and Evening Tea / Coffee (All veg)Entry Fees & MumbaiRangers Expertise Charges Excludes:Camera and Photography charges.Cold Drinks Mineral Water. Seats will be re... Read more

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