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Posted: 14 Oct 2015 09:22 AM PDT
Dear Friends we invite you all for One of the toughest treks of Sahyadri Alang and Madan Forts on 24th-25th Oct 2015 (Leaving 23rd Oct 2015)  This Forts have played very important role in history, as Britishers destroyed the stairs to these forts, scaling theses forts have become the biggest challenge since then. Alang enjoys a 70 ft straight rock patch graded the most difficult as compared to the other forts while  Madan bears a 50 ft rock patch comparatively easier. Besides the thrill in ascending the forts they also provide mesmerizing view of the surrounding area. Back waters of the Bhandardara Dam,  Ghatghar Dam, Ratnagad,Ajoba Fort, Kulang, Kalsubai, Aunda, Patta, Bitangad, Trimbakeshwar Range& many more Forts. Some Info about the trek Base Village – Ambewadi Range – Igatpuri Taluka – Igatpuri District – Nashik Grade – Difficult ( Technical ) Lead – Swapnil Kawad Fort Heights Alang Fort – 1479 m / 4852 fts Madan Fort – 1476 m / 4842 fts Alang-Madan Flying Fox - 450 fts Program Schedule of Alang – Madan Forts Trek & Flying Fox Day: 1 Departure from Mumbai in night at 11pm Day: 2 Arrival at Ambewadi in early morning, Rest for sometime Fresh–n-up, Breakfast, Trek to Madan Fort, Traversing Rock Climbing, Reach to Madan Fort,Lunch Madan Fort Exploration, Flying Fox between Madan-Alang Forts, Tea & Snacks, Alang Fort Exploration, Dinner Night Halt at Alang Fort Day: 3 Fresh–n-up, Alang Fort Exploration, Breakfast, Rappelling of Alang Fort,Trek to Ambewadi Base Village, Reach at Ambewadi Village, Lunch Departure to Mumbai  Arrival at Mumbai   Trek Fees Rs.3,500/- Per Person Cost Includes Accommodation (On Fort in Caves), All Meals (Veg),  Activity Charges, Expertise Charges, Porter Charges,  Travelling Expenses & Misc. Expenses. Cost Excludes Personal Expenses (Mineral water, Soft drinks, etc.) If any cost arising due to natural calamities like Landslides,Road Blockage, Political disturbances, etc.(to be borne by th... Read more
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 09:15 AM PDT
Dear Friends we invite you all for One of the toughest treks of Sahyadri Alang and Madan Forts on 23rd-24th Oct 2015 (Leaving 22nd Oct 2015)  This Forts have played very important role in history, as Britishers destroyed the stairs to these forts, scaling theses forts have become the biggest challenge since then. Alang enjoys a 70 ft straight rock patch graded the most difficult as compared to the other forts while  Madan bears a 50 ft rock patch comparatively easier. Besides the thrill in ascending the forts they also provide mesmerizing view of the surrounding area. Back waters of the Bhandardara Dam,  Ghatghar Dam, Ratnagad,Ajoba Fort, Kulang, Kalsubai, Aunda, Patta, Bitangad, Trimbakeshwar Range& many more Forts. Some Info about the trek Base Village – Ambewadi Range – Igatpuri Taluka – Igatpuri District – Nashik Grade – Difficult ( Technical ) Lead – Swapnil Kawad Fort Heights Alang Fort – 1479 m / 4852 fts Madan Fort – 1476 m / 4842 fts Alang-Madan Flying Fox - 450 fts Program Schedule of Alang – Madan Forts Trek & Flying Fox Day: 1 Departure from Mumbai in night at 11pm Day: 2 Arrival at Ambewadi in early morning, Rest for sometime Fresh–n-up, Breakfast, Trek to Madan Fort, Traversing Rock Climbing, Reach to Madan Fort,Lunch Madan Fort Exploration, Flying Fox between Madan-Alang Forts, Tea & Snacks, Alang Fort Exploration, Dinner Night Halt at Alang Fort Day: 3 Fresh–n-up, Alang Fort Exploration, Breakfast, Rappelling of Alang Fort,Trek to Ambewadi Base Village, Reach at Ambewadi Village, Lunch Departure to Mumbai  Arrival at Mumbai   Trek Fees Rs.3,500/- Per Person Cost Includes Accommodation (On Fort in Caves), All Meals (Veg),  Activity Charges, Expertise Charges, Porter Charges,  Travelling Expenses & Misc. Expenses. Cost Excludes Personal Expenses (Mineral water, Soft drinks, etc.) If any cost arising due to natural calamities like Landslides,Road Blockage, Political disturbances, etc.(to be borne by th... Read more
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 09:08 AM PDT
Dear Friends we invite you all for One Day Trek to One Tree Hill Point Matheran on Sunday 18th Oct 15 Little Info About The Trek: Trek Type: Hill TrekHeight: 2625 Feet above MSL (Approx)Grade: EasyDistrict: RaigadRange: Matheran Matheran: (The most unpolluted Hill-Station of Maharashtra)The climate of Matheran is very cool. The most unforgettable things about Matheran are deep forest and the waterfalls nearby, especially in rainy season. The beauty of the hill station gets doubled in monsoon. Matheran is truly 'The Best Hill Station in Maharashtra.  Matheran is most splendid hill station in Maharashtra; it covers an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadris. This lovely spot was discovered in 1850 by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the collector of Thane district. Garbett point is located on South-west side of Matheran with grand view of the plateau. Descend via Sunset point leads to Dodhani village on Panvel side. The tentative itinerary for the Trek is as given below: We will be starting with the Karjat Fast Local (time-table given below) CST – Karjat Fast Local:This is a fast local. Pls reach the stations around 10 mins earlier, as missing this local will mean missing the trek.CST – 06:10 amByculla – 06:18 amDadar – 06:24 amKurla – 06:31 amGhatkopar – 6:35 amThane – 6:50 amDombivali – 7:02 amKalyan – 7:10 amBadlapur – 07:27 amKarjat – 08:00 am Pune people can travel by Sinhgad Express (11010) from Pune Station @ 06:05am Meeting Point: 08:00am @ Karjat Station Platform No.1.Breakfast @ KarjatReach base village 09:30amStart trek @ 10:00amReach top @ 12:00pmLunchPost Lunch Proceed to Dasturi Naka (Matheran Explore – Optional)Take Taxi Till Neral Station from MatheranReach Neral Station by 6:00 pm.. THINGS TO CARRY-1. Compulsory – Good trekking shoes2. Compulsory – Water (2 ltrs)3. Compulsory – Lunch5. Optional – Camera, Cap, etc.,Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.A haversack to put in all the things mentioned above Expenses for the Trek is 450/- per person. ... Read more
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 08:47 AM PDT
Dear Friends we invite you all for Cycling Ride Bandstand Carter Juhu beach on 18th Oct 2015 (Sunday Morning) by Mumbai Rangers 30 Kms. Go Green With MumbaiRangers Say no to Pollution Ride A Cycle Be Healthy. Here we will see Night life of Mumbai again But on Cycle this time. So come Be a part of it and Enjoy it to the fullest. Ride to the beautiful costal route of Mumbai on cycle. Some Information about the Cycle Ride Category : Cycling Level : Easy Duration : 1 day Sunday early morning 6:00 am. Total Ride of approximately 30 Kms. Disclaimer :- 1. No midway back out during the ride if you want you can drop the cycles on starting point on your own expenses. 2. There might be alteration in the route as per the situation. Itinerary for the Cycle Ride: Meeting Point Bandra Station (West) Near ticket counter, 6 Oclock Sharp. Late comers will not be entertained Allocation of Cycles at 06.15 Ride will Start around 06.15 sharp Starting Point: Bandra Hill RD Mount Marry church Bandra Band stand Carter Rd Pali hill Zig Zag Rd Juhu Beach Back to Bandra Hill Rd Ride Ends Around 10.30 morning. Tour Concludes with Happy Memories  Tour Cost : Rs 700/- per person Inclusions: Cycle Rental Refreshments on tour (Energy Drink Energy Bar) First Aid Expertise Charges Mechanic For Registration call us: Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164/7045655654Nishant Sheth : 8879418581Registration accepted only through phone call.. Website - http://www.mumbairangers.com Things to carry:  Identity Proof (Mandatory) A Water Bottle (Mandatory) Camera, Cell Phone (Optional) Medicine those if you require usually (Optional) A backpack to put all these things Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments. All participants are requested to wear comfortable clothes for cycling and avoid wearing pants which are loose on bottom. Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited. Please do not litter, we believe in the sa... Read more
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 08:13 AM PDT
Sonki Flowers Special Trek to Ratangad on 18th Oct 2015 (Leaving 17th Oct) Ratangad was captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle and was one of his favorites. Pravara river orginates in Ratangad. The local legend has it that Agatya rishi meditated and performed penance in Ratangad. At that place two drops of 'Amrut' was dropped and water started flowing out from Ratangad  continuously resulting in the river Pravara hence the name 'Amrutvahini' Ratangad a 400 year old fort at a height of 4250ft is, as per folklore also one of the favourite forts of Shivaji Maharaj. The Wilson dam and Arthur lake, Kalsubai Peak,The Amruteshwar temple and the Randha Falls – the region in the Sahyadris sorrounding Ratangad is truely a little paradise, a secret well kept, and Ratangad true to its name is like a jewel in its majestic crown.   Ratangad is really a fortification within Ratan Wadi, Maharashtra, Indian, looking over the actual location associated with Bhandardara, among the earliest synthetic catchment region. The actual fortification is all about 2150 years of age. Ratangad features a organic stone top having a hole inside it at the very top which is sometimes called 'Nedhe' or even 'Eye from the Needle'.   Some information about the place: Type: Hill Fort Grade: Medium Endurance level: Medium Height: 4255 ft. Base Village: Ratanwadi Trek Leader: Amit Bhadouria   The itinerary for trek is: Meeting at : Pritam Hotel Dadar East 11.00 pm (On Saturday 17 OCT) Pick up Points : Nitin Company Junction , Thane 11.45 pm. Reach Base Village by 05.00 am Rest in the bus till 6 am Breakfast in village Introduction Round Start Trek by 7.00 am Reach Top by 10 or 11 am Explore the Fort and Lunch Start Descending by 2.00 pm Reach Base Village by 5.00 pm Start our Return Journey by 5pm Evening Snacks on the way Reach Mumbai by 9-10 pm . The cost for the trek will be INR 900 per head. It includes, Transport from Dadar to Dadar by Private NON A/C BUS, Breakfast, Lunch and Even... Read more
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 07:14 AM PDT
Dear Friends we invite you all for Night Trek to Peb (VikatGad) Fort at Matheran on Saturday 17th Oct 2015. 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. The fort is also named as 'VikatGad'. We can clearly see the ridge connecting mountains of Matheran and Peb. When we stand here we feel that we are on the top of the world. Some Information about the Fort: Place: Peb Fort (Vikatgad) Base Village: Neral District: Raigad Difficulty Level: Easy Endurance Level: Easy Trek Lead: Girish Pandagre Train Timing CST – Khopoli Fast Local CST – 10:04pm Byculla – 10:11pm Dadar – 10:18pm Kurla – 10:26pm Ghatkopar – 10:30pm Thane – 10:46pm Dombivali – 10;58pm Kalyan – 11:05pm Neral – 11:39pm. (If you miss the train you miss the trek so make sure you are on time to catch the train. People may board the same train from the station of their convenience and meet us in the train directly. Get into second Last boggy from CST side) The itinerary for trek is: From Neral Station Catch Taxi For Matheran Introduction Round Start Trek under moon light Reach Peb Temple Rest till Sunrise (Bring news paper or chaddar or sleeping bag something because will take rest till morning sunrise). Will see Sunrise from vikatgad (Peb Temple) Catch Taxi Till Neral Station. Reach Neral Station by 08:30am Catch the Local train from Neral. Reach Dadar by 10:00am Expenses for the Trek is 450 /- which is inclusive of Morning Tea & Breakfast, Taxi Charges Neral to Matheran & Matheran to Nreal and MumbaiRangers Administration Charges if any. For Registration call us: Amit Bhadouria :9819299164 Nishant Sheth : 8879418581 Registration accepted only through phone call.. Website - http://www.mumbairangers.com Important things to carry : Carry some Ready to eat snacks like biscuits,chips.. ... Read more
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 05:59 AM PDT
 Hello Wanderers,Are you looking for an quick adventurous trek.?? Here's one for you.!!We at Aberrant Wanderers, are glad to invite you for a thrilling night trek to Bhairavgad on 25th Oct. 2015, leaving Saturday night  General Information: Bhairavgad is a rigid pinnacle which can be seen while traveling through Malshej Ghat near Moroshi. This trek is excellent combination of trekking plus mild rock climbing which gives you idea of Sahyadri rocks. While ascending just before stiff wall there is one water cistern. Ultimate challenge of the trek is climbing of wall . To climb this fort, We need to ascend from the left side of the wall from the broken steps which gives the thrill of rock climbing After reaching top we get beautiful view of entire Malshej Ghat. bhairavgad rappelling Meeting Point: Kalyan ST Depot at 10pm on 24th October, Saturday night Expenses: INR 800 per headwhich includes- Travelling from Kalyan to Kalyan- breakfast and tea.- Full fledged support of our experts with all required equipments. (Please carry packed lunch for the day.) For registration or queries,Contact: 8425076272/8425076270(After transaction kindly inform us through e-mail or a sms, Your Name, transaction ID and mobile no.) FOR SMS Inquiry:Please drop a message as "trek inquiry" at 8425076270, we will get back to you ASAP. Things to carry: A Water Bottle (~2-3 Ltrs), Camera, Cell Phone, Cap(Optional) Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc. Good trekking shoes A haversack to put all these things Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments Albums: https://www.facebook.com/aberrant.wanderers.5/media_set?set=a.1453061314917827.1073741850.100006419172659&type=3 So, Let's enjoy the nature in Wanderers style with rules and lots of fun    Aberrant Wanderers Team.... Read more
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 05:42 AM PDT
Have you thought of flying in the Air ?????  About the Tour :  This outing is planned to gift you the most memorable 15 minutes of your own life…the moments that you will be in the air…at the height that birds fly…enjoying the real meaning of Independence and Joy!! Our professional experts provide this paragliding ride at Kamshet near Pune. Every healthy adult is eligible for this.   The paraglider is a wing, rather than a parachute, having the ability to glide forwards rather than to simply descend vertically. Whilst the paraglider is a completely soft structure, with the pilot being suspended underneath, once the canopy has been inflated, it becomes a wing – similar in profile to an airplane wing. Launching a paraglider requires a short run along a gentle slope, the wing the lifts the pilot off the ground – there is no sensation of falling, a good launch feels similar to an airplane taking off.   Short Info: Place: Kamshet, Lonavala. Gliding time: 10 to 15 mins approx Type: Adventures / Joy Ride. Participants: 25 max.   Batch Dates: Batch 01 : 01st November 2015 Batch 02 : 15th November 2015 Batch 03 : 22nd November 2015 Batch 04 : 06th December 2015 Batch 05 : 25th December 2015 Batch 06 : 03rd January 2016   Cost: WSR Reg. Member Fees: Rs. 4250/- Non Reg. member Fees: Rs. 4400/- (Additional gliding at Rs. 3000/- per glide as per time convenience) You need to compulsory transfer the amount then only your seat will be confirmed. No Last moment confirmation will be taken.   Cost includes: Travelling from Dadar to Kamshet in Private Vehicle. Breakfast, Evening Tea and Lunch. Technical Expertises.   Cost Does not include: Insurance, Anything other than mention above. Please fill the Registration form in our website: wanderingsoulriders.jimdo.com   Info of the event : A two seater JOYRIDE with an experienced Pilot. It is the most FUN and Easiest way to taste the exhilaration of Free Flight. You sit with the pilot on a separate and comfortable seat and enjoy the view. ... Read more
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 05:26 AM PDT
Hello Wanderers,We are glad to invite you for cycling at Sanjay Gandhi National Park (Borivali) on 24th October 2015. (Saturday) Its an open secret that Cycling is very good for health.Cycling is mainly an aerobic activity, which means that your heart, blood vessels and lungs all get a workout. You will breathe deeper, perspire and experience increased body temperature, which will improve your overall fitness level.In addition to this cycling on a nice nature trail on early morning helps you to feel rejuvenated. We are presenting an opportunity for you to enjoy cycling in nature!!! Meeting point: SGNP Main gate at 7 am We will be done with our cycling activity by 11:00 AM. Expenses: INR 300 per head which includes-Borivali national park entry.-Breakfast.-Cycle arrangement for three hours. ForRegistration or queries, Contact: 8425076272 / 8425076270ORwrite to: info@aberrantwanderers.com For SMS Inquiry:Please drop a message as "trek inquiry" at 8425076270, we will get back to you ASAP. Albums: https://www.facebook.com/aberrant.wanderers.5/media_set?set=a.1434332910124001.1073741842.100006419172659&type=3 So, Let's enjoy the nature in Wanderers style with rules and lots of fun    Aberrant Wanderers Team.  ... Read more
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 04:31 AM PDT
Dear Friends we invite you all for most awaited Bike Ride to Goa so keep Your Beasts ready From 24th Dec till 27th Dec 2015.  This place dose not need any Introduction Just a Brief Info : Goa is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Located in West India in the region known as the Konkan, it is bounded by the  state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast.The most important places of interests are the beaches of Goa which are filled with millions of tourists every year as visitors all over the world flock to this natural paradise to bathe in the pleasant sun and crystal clear azure-green waters of the sea. Swaying palms, white sands & sparkling water the three essential elements that attract 2 million visitors annually to Goa.  Beaches,church,Food,Water sport and Night Life of Goa come enjoy it together. Information About the ride: Its a Ride  Route : Mumbai-Panvel-poladpur-chiplun-ratnagiri-sawantwadi-goa  WARNING: Riders Who Think This Is A Picnic Or A Tea-snacks Ride Please ditch this ride – you better go for 50-60kms Ride. Detailed plan is below: Day 1  Meeting at Kalamboli Mc Donald Sharp at 5.00 am Introduction Round Breakfast at Poladpur Lunch at Ratnagiri Evening tea at Sawantwadi Check in and stay in hotel at Calangute. Dinner at Calangute Or Baga beach. Day off Distance we will cover 625KMS.  Day 2 Wake up 8.00 am Refresh Breakfast and Tea Explore North Goa Beaches and Church Lunch Back to hotel Late night Day off Distance we will cover 50 Kms  Day 3 wake up 8.00 am Refresh Breakfast and Tea Explore North Goa Beaches, and church. Lunch Back to Hotel 10.00 pm Day off and sleep around 11.00 pm. Distance we will cover 50 Kms  Day 4 Wake up early 5.00 am Start Riding by 5.30 am from Calangute Tea and Breakfast at Sawantwadi Lunch at Sangmeshwar Evening tea and snacks Poladpur Reach Mumbai around 10.00 pm Distance we will cover 625 Kms. You can enjoy w... Read more

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