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1NovemberDukes Nose Rappelling Amey9987121415 / 90292099921500Bhramanti365
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1November Outdoor Cycle RideMumbai Travellers8692086927 / 84220498881700Mumbai Travellers
1NovemberYeoor Nature TrailMumbai Travellers8692086927 / 8422049888200Mumbai Travellers
1NovemberMrugGad Fort TrekTrekkers Journey9773000301350Trekkers Journey
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1NovemberParagliding at MalshejDeepak / Yamini9819085757 / 99200130234400
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8NovemberKothaligadDeepak / Yamini9819085757 / 9920013023500
8NovemberOne Day Paragliding Tour to KamshetKarishma Joshi8692086927 / 869203377774500Mumbai Travellers
15NovemberBhaja CavesDeepak / Yamini9819085757 / 9920013023500Wanderingsoulriders Group
13th-14th NovemberScuba Diving tour to MalvanMumbai Travellers869208692/ 869203377779900Mumbai Travellers
14 to 16th NovemberKokanShilpa99203603362950SPR Giriratna Hikers
14th & 15th NovemberRajgad To TornaAmey9987121415 / 90292099922000
19 to 22ndNovemberMalvan tourDeepak / Yamini9819085757 / 99200130236000+
20 - 22November Kokan Special - Malvan Safari (Scuba)Amey 9987121415 / 90292099926000+
20 to 23rd NovemberTadoba HemalkasaShilpa992036033611250SPR Giriratna Hikers
21 to 22 November Dajipur & Radhanagari Tour Amey9987121415 / 90292099923800
21 to 22 ndNovemberSandhan ValleyShilpa99203603361450SPR Giriratna Hikers
22 to 22 ndNovemberFloating tent campingPRASANNA JOSHI9819828845 / 98692527782000ADD-VENTURE INDIA
27Th to 29ThNovemberAlang,Madan&KulangAmey9987121415 / 90292099922400
28th - 29th NovemberCamping Trek to HarishchandragadDeepak / Yamini9819085757 / 99200130231650
29thNovemberOne Day Trek to Karnala FortDeepak / Yamini9819085757 / 9920013023450
29thNovemberCycle Ride to Sidhivinayaka Temple ( Titwala )Deepak9819085757250Wanderingsoulriders Group

31 Oct-1 NovSandhan ValleyMumbai Travellers8692086927 / 86523700011800Mumbai Travellers
31 Oct-1 NovCamping tikonaMayur98239961121800Camping Creatures
31 Oct-1 NovVasotaSahyavede98508874321399Sahyavede
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30th oct TadobaWanderQuest Holidays75889 1267616,800WanderQuest Holidays
31st octK2SAaditya7720080918400Plus Valley Adventure
30th oct - 1st novMahabaleshwar Range trekPrasad Wagh70309623512350Wild trek adventure
30th oct - 1st novLonar CraterMumbai Travellers8692086927 / 84220498883400Mumbai Travellers 
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 11:47 AM PDT
Team WSR Invite you all for a Morning Cycle ride to Siddhivinayaka Mahaganapati Temple ( Titwala ) on 29th Nov 2015 Some Information about the Cycle Ride Category : Cycling Level : Easy Duration : 1 Day. Total Ride of approximately 40 Kms   Bicycles provide numerous benefits compared to motor vehicles, including exercise, an alternative to the use of fossil fuels, no air or noise pollution, much reduced traffic congestion, easier parking, greater maneuverability, and access to both roads and paths. The advantages are at less financial cost to the user as well as society (negligible damage to roads, and less pavement required).   About: The Siddhivinayaka Mahaganapati Temple is a Hindu temple located inTitwala (Marathi: सिद्धिविनायक महागणपती मंदिर, टिटवाळा) – a small town in theKalyan taluka of Thane district – near Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu, elephant-headed god of wisdomGanesha. Titwala is believed to be the putative site of the hermitage of sageKanva, foster parent of Shakuntala who was born here. The place is steeped in ancient legend and the temple is frequented by a very large number of devotees on account of the belief that separated married couples could be united and marriages of desired people could be fixed easily if the Ganesha image installed in the temple is worshipped with devotion.   Event Leader: Deepak .   The tentative itinerary for the Event is as given below: Meeting point: Matka chowk Ambernath (W) (near Ordinance Gate) @6.00 am.   Here Onwards we proceed towards: Fatima School > Kojgaon > Chinchpada > Raita goan > Goveli > Titwala Temple > Goveli > Shahad > Kalyan > Matka chowk ( Ambernath )   Event ends.   Event Fee: Actual Cost during the Tour. (Breakfast + Cold drinks)                   Additional Rs: 100/- (Expertise Charge)   Total Tour cost: 250/- Approx.   Includes: Bibs (Reflectors for Ride only) Parking Charges First Aid ( If required )   E... Read more
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 08:42 AM PDT
Hello Wanderers, We are glad to invite you for a historical tour to Aurangabad from 11th December to 13th December 2015. Places to be covered: Ajanta Caves Ellora Caves Grishneshwar Temple Daulatabad fort Bibi ka maqbara Panchakki Ajanta_Caves *picture sourced from internet Ajanta Caves – These 2nd century caves are fine achievements by Buddhist monks. Beautiful frescoes, wall paintings and vivid sculptures reflect the peak of ancient Indian art and architecture. The horseshoe shaped gorge has 30 caves dividend in two phases ellora caves *picture sourced from internet Ellora Caves – The World Heritage site, one of the finest examples of rock cut caves , there are 34 caves, Cave 16 is the most famous and has Lord Shiva sculpted on the rocks-the largest monolith in the world. The other popular cave is No.32, a shrine within contains the seated Lord Mahavir, last of the 24 tirthankars of Jainism. After Ellora Caves, further proceed for Pithalkora Caves:- Pithalkora caves are about 78 kms. From Aurangabad. The intricate work on the sculptured facades in these caves is definitely worth a visit. Nestling within the Satmala range of the Sahyadris, is a group of 13 cave sanctuaries, both chaityas and viharas on a remote land cluster that date back to the 2nd century BC. Daulatabad *picture sourced from internet Daulatabad Fort: The Daulatabad fortress was an old Hindu stronghold originally called Devgiri Fort. Seven outer walls and an internal moat protected the fort built by Bhilam Raja of the Yadava dynasty in 1187. It was the prime fortress of many successive dynasties in the Deccan and is considered one of the oldest existing and impregnable forts of India. Emperor Mohammed-bin-Tughlaq captured and plundered it in the 13th century and made it the second capital of the Delhi Sultanate renaming it Daulatabad. It is famous for its series of trick defences, secret escape routes etc. bibi-ka-maqbara *picture sourced from internet Bibi-ka-Maqbara: Built in memory... Read more
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 06:16 AM PDT
Dear trekkers,#Trekkers Journey glad to invites you to the scenic one day trek to marvelous mrugagad fort event on 1st Nov 2015.Info : #Mrugagad fort; also known as Bheliv Fort from name of its base village - Bheliv, is a small hill fort #Fort height : 1750 ft (msl).#Type : Hill fort.#Range : Lonavala #Base village : Bheliv.#Grade : Easy.#The way to the fort is through the dense forest along the valley between the fort and the adjuscent mountain and then a small rock patch lead you to the carved steps. A #pinncale of Moradi stands tall to the east of this fort. On the way to the top, there is a cave which is bit tough to ascend. #Beautiful steps are carved on the rock to reach here on which only one person can go at a time. #Few water cisterns carved in the rock and remnants of old houses can be seen on the fort. The fort was used to keep a watch on the surrounding areas including #Umbarkhind and #Waghdari.#Tentative itinerary : #For Mumbai People: To reach Khopoli catch CST-KHOPOLI train from your respective stns.CST - Karjat train CST : 6: 16 amDADAR : 6: 30THANE : 6: 56 KALYAN : 7: 16 KARJAT : 8: 10 #KARJAT to KHOPOLI TRAIN KARJAT : 8: 15 amKHOPOLI : 8: 40#For Pune people : Meeting point LONAVALA rly stn.To reach lonavala board below mentioned train from your respective stns.Pune to Lonavala local timing PUNE STATION 6.30 SHIVAJINAGAR 6.36 KHADKI 6.41 DAPODI 6.46 KASARWADI 6.50 PIMPRI 6.53 CHINCHWAD 6.57 AKURDI 7.02 DEHU ROAD 7.07 TALEGAON 7.19Lonavala 7: 55From LONAVALA move towards khopoli to meet mumbaikars by private vehicle.Mumbai and pune people will meet at Khopoli bus stop and have breakfast on the way then we will move towards base village by private vehicle (tumtum,jeeps)10: 30 - Base villageOn green carpet we will have round of introduction before strat of trek.12: 15 - Top of fort.Fort exploration, photography, surrounding info and after lunch we will start descends.15: 00 Pm - @ Base and refresh in river.#Return journey starts towards khopoli/L... Read more
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 05:45 AM PDT
Get set Goooo !! About the Tour :  Ride to Kondhana caves with Mumbai Travellers, its overall 25 kms Ride from Karjat to Kondhana caves road through Green carpet till Kondiwade village and will park our cycles there at kondiwade . Kondiwade is small village at base of Rajmachi fort. From there its 45 Mins trek towards Rajmachi. En-route there is the beautiful Kondhana caves which is our final destination. We will explore the caves and proceed back to the villager's home . Explore the village. Have delicious lunch and ride back to the Karjat.    Outing Dates : 01st November 2015 Category : Cycling Level : EasyDuration : 1 Day Disclaimer :- No midway back out during the ride if you want you can drop the cycles on starting point on your own expenses.   Outing Schedule : Catch early morning train from CST  which will  reach at Karjat on 7.30 am . Meet our  leader at station . After breakfast, we will have introduction and briefing session about the gears and the ride Its approx 25 Km total ride. There will be small trek of 45 Minute and will reach to beautiful  "Kondhana Caves" Enjoy the history about the monument some fun activity and back to Kondivade village where we will have our lunch. Some leisure time to explore the village and will proceed back to Karjat. Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :)   Tour Cost : Rs.1,600/- per personFor Registered Members : Rs.1,450/-per member Inclusions:1. Cycle Rental2. Waterbottle3. Lunch at Villager's house4. Helmets5 . Utility Vehicle6. Expertise Charges Exclusions:1. Any Transfer till Karjat and back. 2. Anything mentioned than above   For booking you need to deposit Rs.1,700/- per person in the following Account: NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERSBANK: ICICIACCOUNT: CURRENT ACA/C: 623805029453BRANCH: MULUND WESTIFSC CODE ICIC0006238 Cancellation and Refund applicable on the whole tour cost : 1. If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.2. If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunde... Read more
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 05:36 AM PDT
Explore the Best Kept Secret of Maharashtra : Lonar !! About the Tour:  Lonar is an extremely beautiful place. The place also has an importance of its own as it is has the only lake in India that is created out of hyper-velocity meteorite impact. The crater that is formed because of the impact is the Earth's Largest and Only Hyper-Velocity Crater !! Geological studies have revealed that the lake is more than 52,000 years old. The place is important not just for its crater lake, it is important also for its wonderful temples. Today, however, nothing but the ruins of the temple remains. The village around the crater is abound with legend of Lonar. You can also see numerous peafowls that has made the crater their home. You will also find lots of migratory birds. Batch2 : 31st Oct-01st Nov 2015 Category : Off-beat tourType of Outing : Geology-History-Culture-Nature ExplorationDuration : 1 Night / 2 DaysLevel : SimpleTrain Suggestions :CST to Jalna : Devgiri Express on 30th October 2015Jalna to CST : Nandigram Express on 01st November 2015   Outing Schedule : Night Departure to Jalna by Devgiri express on Friday night at 9.05 pm (CST timing) Day 1-Saturday : Early Morning 05:00 am reach Jalna railway station. Proceed towards the Buldhana District by private / public transportation. En-route halt for the cup of hot tea. Breakfast on reaching Lonar, check in hotel. Know each-other session and briefing about the greatness of Lonar crater by famous researcher and author Mr.Bugdane. Rest for a while. Post lunch start with the legendary Parikrama trek to Asia's one of the largest craters. Enjoy the combination of shining sun rays, blue-green water, lush greenery around lake and the hide n seek of clouds in the sky. Finish Parikrama and explore the Daityasudan Temple and nearby temples & cultural heritage of Lonar in and about 4 Hrs. Evening refreshment & discussion session. Camp fire at night (if time permits). Lights off for a tight sleep. Day 2-Sunday : Ea... Read more
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 05:28 AM PDT
Dear Friends we invite you all for Midnight Cycle Ride from South Mumbai to bandstand on 31 Oct 2015. (Saturday Night)   Route (Gateway-Marinedrive-Haji Ali-Worli Seaface siddhivinayak bandstand) on 31 Oct 2015. (Saturday Night)   (Saturday Night) by Mumbai Rangers 30 Kms on 31 Oct 2015. (Saturday Night)   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 Night Saturday night 10:00 pm to Sunday early morning 3:30 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. (in taxi ).. 2. There might be alteration in the route as per the situation.   Itinerary for the Cycle Ride: Meeting at Regal Theatre Sharp 10 oclock night Collect Cycles Starting Point: Causeway Gateway of India Marine Drive Haji Ali Worli sea face Back to marine drive and till causeway Handover the cycle and Ride Ends Tour Concludes with Happy Memories   Tour Cost : Rs 850/- per person One Has To deposit full Amount In Advance for Booking Seat.   Inclusions:   1. Cycle Rental 2. Refreshments on tour (Energy Drink Gatorade ,Energy Bar,biscuits) 3. First Aid 4. Expertise Charges   For Registration call us: Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164 Nishant Sheth : 8879418581 Registration accepted only through phone call..   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 kin... Read more
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 05:27 AM PDT
Love, Observe, Click, Conserve…Nature is Beautiful!!  About the Tour :Located in the eastern (Thane) side of SGNP, Yeoor has some of the mot beautiful and varied bird species in the city. Home to about 100 species of birds it is indeed a very beautiful place with the trees become your sunblock and bird's call becomes the music you missed out between the traffic noise of the city.If you are luck you may add a list of mammals and reptiles to your list of sightings.  This nature trail is open for all the serious nature lovers & photographers and Mumbai Travellers 's leader will be there to guide you for the same. We shall focus on all sort of Flora & Fauna that nature will gift us. Batch Date : 01st November 2015Category : Wildlife Duration : Half Day session Things To follow on nature trails: Please wear dull coloured clothes. Maintain silence in such places. Dont litter. Follow the Expert. Apply mosquito repellent cream. caps/hats suggested. Follow instructions given by the expert Outing Schedule : Meet up at Thane Station at 6:30 am.Move towards Yeoor Hills by Auto. Trail begins from entrance itself. We end up by 12:30 pm or max by 1:00 pm. Leave back for respective destination. NOTE: One should follow the rules and regulations given by the Expert and should not leave the group till the nature trail ends.  Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :) Tour Cost: Rs.200/- per person Inclusions: Transportation from Thane Station to Thane Station by auto Expertise Charges Exclusions: Breakfast and any Other Personal Charges.  For booking you need to deposit the the amount of Rs.200/-per person in the following Account:NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERSBANK: ICICIACCOUNT: CURRENT ACA/C: 623805029453BRANCH: MULUND WESTIFSC CODE ICIC0006238 Cancellation and Refund applicable on whole tour cost:1. If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.2. If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded3. After that no refund will be provi... Read more
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 05:26 AM PDT
Dear Friends we invite you all for Trek to Harischandragad and camping at konkankada on 31 oct and 1 nov 2015     Ascend  and Descend via Pachnai.   Harischandragad is one of the most visited forts in Western Ghats. If you are trekking in Sahyadri for several years and you haven't visited  Harishchandragad then you haven't trekked enough. This enormous fort has 7 routes and during this trek we will be doing most simple route ie Pachnai Route.  Its the easiest way to explore Harishchandragad without facing much exhaustion. Pachnai route might be the simplest route but its very scenic.  Since it does not take out your breath, you are more appreciative to your surroundings.     Taramati: This is the topmost point on the fort. It is the second highest peak in Maharashtra after kalsubai. Leopards are seen in the forests beyond  this peak. From here we can have a glimpse of the whole range of Naneghat and the forts near Murbad.   Konkan Kada: The most interesting point on this fort is this cliff, which has always fascinated many people from many years. The cliff faces west and  looks down upon the Konkan with a breathtaking view of the surrounding region and sunset. This cliff is not just vertical; it is an overhang, almost  like a cobra's hood.   Kedareshwar: The cave of Kedareshwar has a big Shivlinga, which is totally surrounded by water.   Some Information about the Fort:   Height of Fort – Harischandragad -1424m (4671ft) Base Village- Pachnai. District & Region- Ahmednagar, Malshej Ghat   Grade: Easy (2.5 hrs trek). Trek Leader: Amit Bhadouria.   Meeting at Kasara station   Day 1 – Saturday Early Morning catch Kasara local & board second last compartment from CST side. Reach Kasara station at 7:45 am From Kasara station reach Pachnai by private vehicle 2 hrs. Morning refreshment at base village Start trek by 10:00 am Reach top by 12:00 pm Post Lunch Explore the fort. Camping Dinner and stay in tents near Konkankada.   Day 2: Sunday. Wake up around 6.00 in the... Read more
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 05:24 AM PDT
Dear Friends we invite you all for Night Trek to Prabalgad Fort on 31st oct 2015 leaving 31st night   Prabalgad Fort is located between Matheran and Panvel in the Indian state of Maharashtra, at an elevation of 2300 feet in the Western Ghats.  It was built on a plateau very close to Matheran, but unlike Matheran it does not have a good source of water. It was known as Muranjan until  it was taken over and renamed by the Maratha forces under Shivaji's rule. The fort contains a temple to Ganesh and some stone ruins.  Its sister  fort is Irshalgad. The Ulahas River runs to the east of the fort. The Gadhi River, and the Chanderi and Peb forts are to the west. To the south is  the Patalganga River, and Manikgad and to the north is the Karnala fort.       Some info about the fort:   Type : Hill forts Place : PrabalGad Location: Near panvel Elevation : 2300 ft Difficulty: Medium Trek Leader : Nishant Seth.   Detail Plan :   @00:48 AM Reach Pavel station @02:00 AM Reach Base Village in TumTum @02:30 AM After Introduction Round depart for Prabalgad top @05:30 AM Prabalgad Top. @06:00 AM Descend. @08:00 AM Back to Base Village & Breakfast Tea at base village Sunday morning. @09:00 AM Start Return Journey to Panvel Station.. @10:00 AM Reach Mumbai   Train Timing : CST – Panvel Slow Local CST – 11:30pm Vadala Road – 11:48pm Kurla – 11:58pm Vashi – 00:17am Panvel – 00:48am   (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: THINGS TO CARRY- 1. Compulsory – Good trekking shoes 2. Compulsory – Water (2 ltrs) Electrol 3. Compulsory – Torch With extra batteries 4. 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 600/- per person. Travel expenditure from Pan... Read more
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 05:22 AM PDT
Dear Friends we invite you all for Night Trek to Peb (VikatGad) Fort Matheran 31 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   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 (Bring blanket or sleeping bag something because will take rest. early morning will leave from (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 Mumbai Rangers Administration Charges if any.   For Registration call us: Amit Bhadouria :9819299164 Nishant Sheth : 8879418581 Registration accepted only through phone call..   Important things to carry : Carry some Ready to eat snacks like biscuits,chips.. Water Bottle (2 ltrs) sleeping bags or chaddar will also do for sleeping at temple Electrol Or Glucon D. newspaper Compulsory Torc... Read more

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