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Posted: 02 Nov 2015 11:04 PM PST
We have arranged Vikatgad (Peb) fort on 8th November 2015.   Trek Details : Type : Hill Fort Height : 2100 Feet above MSL (Approx) Grade : Medium District : Raigad Region : Karjat Base Village : Neral   Some details about Peb Fort :Located in the same mountain range as Matheran, Peb fort is a enjoyable trek for a day's outing.   The fort derives it name from the Goddess 'Pebi'; Peb is also called 'Vikatgad' for its supposed shape of the Elephant Headed God, 'Ganesh'. The trek to the top involves surmounting a small rock patch and a ladder. The fort is famous for its caves which are maintained by disciples of Swami Samartha and the meditation chambers carved out from the rock inside the mountain. To get inside the meditation chamber, one has to crawl through a narrow passage in the rock and then climb down into the meditation chamber. The chamber is very well maintained with tiles on the floor for ppl to sit and meditate.   The fort also has a temple dedicated to Swami Samartha on the top and has the footwear or 'Padukas' worn by the great saint kept on the top. The view of the entire Neral and Karjat region from the top is worth the climb. Another attraction of the trek is the only standing Bastion or Buruj facing the Panorama point of Matheran, the view from here is just too beautiful to describe.   The tentative itinerary for the Trek is as given below:   8t November 2015, Sunday   We will be starting with the CST - Karjat Fast Local (Time table given below)   People may board the same Karjat train from the station of their convenience and meet us in the train directly. (Get into second boggy from CST side)   Train Timing CST - Karjat Fast Local CST - 06:10 am   Byculla - 06:18 am Dadar - 06:24 am Kurla - 06:31 am Ghatkopar - 6:35 am Thane - 6:50 am Dombivali - 7:02 am Kalyan - 7:10 am Bhivpuri -07:51 am       Meeting point For Pune people : Neral Station at 8.00 am on West side ticket counter.       Breakfast at  Neral   Start... Read more
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 10:53 PM PST
Dear Friends we invite you all for Midnight Cycle Ride from Bandra bandstand to South Mumbai Marine Drive on 7 Nov 2015 (Saturday Night)   Route Bandstand siddhivinayak Worli Seaface Haji Ali Marinedrive    (Saturday Night) by Mumbai Rangers 32 Kms on 7 nov 2015   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 4:00 Am. Total Ride of approximately 32 Kms. Lead - Subramanium Vedula   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 Bandra station Sharp 10 oclock night Collect Cycles Starting Point: Bandra Bandstand  siddhivinayak temple worli sea face haji ali Marine Drive 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) 3. First Aid 4. Cycle Mechanic  5. 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 kind of intoxication, firearms and ... Read more
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 10:41 PM PST
Dear Friends we invite you all for Night Trek to Matheran Descend via Garbett Plateau on 8 nov 2015 Leaving Sat Night 7 nov.   Matheran has garnered a reputation of one of the most favourite hill-stations around Mumbai for some reasons. The bountiful rains, good greenery and  waterfalls around. Garbett Plateau is located in the south – west direction of Matheran, offering a 360 degree view of one of our all time favourite  hill stations. Matheran is Famous & splendid hill station in Maharashtra, it covers an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadris. This Fantastic 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. Climate here is very cool with some breath taking views.   Some Information about the Place :   Type: Hill Fort  Height: 2625 Feet above MSL (Approx)  Grade: Easy  District: Raigad  Range: Matheran  Base Village: Diksal  Trek Leader : Amit Bhadouria    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  Tea Breakfast at Villagers House @06.00am Early Morning  Reach Bhivpuri station by 8.00am  Catch Local train from Bhivpuri.  Reach Dadar by 09:30am...   Expenses for the Trek is 450 /- which is inclusive of Morning Breakfast & Tea, Taxi Fare from Neral to Matheran Station, Matheran Entry Charges,  Guide, Mumbai Rangers Administration Charges if any..   For Registration call us:  Nishant sheth :9819299164  Amit Bhadouria : ... Read more
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 10:39 PM PST
What is Rappelling? A descent from a height, such as a cliff or wall, in which one slides down an anchored rope and applies friction to control one's speed, either by means of a specialized device or by passing the rope under one thigh and over the opposite shoulder.Why Duke Nose? The rappelling part is the easy part, the real fun begins once you rappel down wiping off your panic sweats from your head, only to find that a 1000ft exposed cliff traverse awaits Place: Duke's nose, LonavalaBase village : KurvandeRappelling Height : 300 ft, Traverse 1000 ft.Grade : Medium Batch 1: Saturday 21st Nov.Batch 2: Sunday 22nd Nov.Cost: Rs.1,500/- per person.Album Link : Link : : 08:00 am – Meet and greet at Lonavala Station. 08:30 am – Reach Dukes Nose base camp and have breakfast. 09:00 am – Start the trek to Dukes Nose. 10:00 am – Training and harnessing followed by the main event. 05:00 pm – Move from base camp towards Lonavala. 06:00 pm – Journey ends at Lonavala. Mumbai Participants : Catch Indrayani Express and get down at Lonavala station 05.40 am – Mumbai CST 05.51 am – Dadar 06:14 am – Thane 06:33 am – Kalyan 07:58 am – Lonavala Pune Participants : Catch Pune-Lonavala local and get down at Lonavala station 06.27 am – Pune 06.33 am – Shvaji Nagar 06.55 am – Pimpari 07.04 am – Dehu Rd 07.16 am – Talegaon 07.30 am – Kamshet 07.55 am – LonavalaCost: Rs.1,500/- per person.Inclusions : Lonavala to Lonavala transportation by private vehicle (Non-A/c). Breakfast and Refreshments. All Technical gear and equipment. Services of expert instructors.Exclusions : Transport till Lonavala. Lunch. Meals during travel. Personal expenses. Insurance of any kind . Medical hospitalization, evacuation and related expenses . Any item not covered under "inclusions". All our explorations are nature-friendly. Smoking and consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited. If anyone found doing the same, will be debarred withou... Read more
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 10:33 PM PST
Sandhan Valley is a beautiful valley situated in the Western Ghats near Ratangad. Also known as the Valley Of Shadows as the major portion of the valley doesnt allow the sun rays to come in. This naturally carved valley is 200 feet deep and approximately 2kms long. Located near beautiful Bhandardara region, it is also surrounded by Alang, Madan, Kulang, Kalsubai, Ratangad and Ajoba forts. Along with breathtaking sights, Sandhan Valley also offers adventure seekers a chance to rappel down patches to reach its base. Height : 4100 ft Grade : Medium with Thrilling Patches Location : Bhandardara Region Album Link : Video Link : Dates: 21st-22nd November! For more upcoming batches check out the travel schedule section on our website. Itinerary : Day 0: Catch the CST-Kasara train as per the timings mentioned. 10:50 pm – CST. 10:57 pm – Byculla. 11:05 pm – Dadar. 11:13 pm – Kurla. 11:18 pm – Ghatkopar. 11:34 pm – Thane. 11:57 pm – Dombivali. 12:07 am – Kalyan. 01:18 am – Kasara. Day 1: 01:30 am – Depart to Samrad by a Private Vehicle 04:00 am – Reach Samrad. Proceed for some rest and breakfast. 07:00 am – Move towards the base exploring Sandhan Valley. Rappel down a few patches. Lunch mid way. (The route few small rappelling patches, the biggest one being 40-50ft approx and we have to go through water upto 4-5ft deep for approximately 30 meters on the way. This only adds to the thrill of the whole exploration.) 05:30 pm – Reach the base. Settle at the base followed by talks, food and campfire. End the day by a natural swimming pool under the open sky. Day 2: 06:30 am – Wake Up Call. Breakfast at the base. 08:00 am – Start trekking towards Dehene. 11:00 am – Reach Dehne. Lunch in Dehene. 02:00 pm – Move towards Asangaon. 04:00 pm – Reach Asangaon Station. 07:00 pm – Reach Dadar (Tentative). Cost: Rs. 1600/- per person. Inclusions : Transportation from Kasara to Asangaon Meals, Day 1: Breakfast and Dinner.... Read more
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 10:24 PM PST
  Sandhan Valley is a beautiful valley situated in the Western Ghats near Ratangad. Amidst the water lies this carved valley 200 feet deep and approximately 2kms long. Located near beautiful Bhandardara region, it is also surrounded by Alang, Madan, Kulang, Kalsubai, Ratangad and Ajoba forts. Along with breathtaking sights, Sandhan Valley also offers adventure seekers a chance to rappel down patches to reach its base.    Height: 4100 ft Grade: Medium with Thrilling Patches Location: Bhandardara Region Itinerary: 6th Nov : (Night of 6th, Friday)Catch the CST-Kasara train as per the timings mentioned. 10:50pm: CST10:57pm: Byculla11:05pm: Dadar11:13pm: Kurla11:18pm: Ghatkopar11:34pm: Thane11:57pm: Dombivali12:07am: Kalyan01:18am: Kasara   7th Nov: 01:30am: Depart to Samrad by a Private Vehicle 04:00am: Reach Samrad. Proceed for some rest and breakfast.  07:00am: Move towards the base exploring Sandhan Valley. Rappel down a few patches. Lunch mid way. (The route has 4 small rappelling patches and we have to go through water upto 4-5ft deep for approximately 30 meters on the way. This only adds to the thrill of the whole exploration.) 05:30pm: Reach the base. Settle at the base followed by talks, food and campfire End the day by a natural swimming pool under the open sky.    8th Nov : 06:00am: Wake Up Call08:30am: Chai and Breakfast09:30am: Trek towards Dehne 11:00am: Reach Dehne 12:00pm: Move to Shahapur by public transport. Lunch enroute.04:00pm: Reach Asangaon StationWe'll be reaching Dadar around 7pm.  Cost: Rs. 1500 /- per person   Inclusions:  Transportation from Kasara to Asangaon Meals, Day 1: Breakfast and Dinner. Day 2: Breakfast and Lunch. Technical Assistance Camping and Rappelling Charges Expert Guidance Exclusions: Meals during travel Lunch in Day 1 Personal expensesInsurance of any kindMedical hospitalization, evacuation and related expensesAny item not covered under "inclusions"   @Thing to be carry : Thi... Read more
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 10:11 PM PST
Dear Friends we invite you all for Night Trek to Mount Kalsubai on 8 nov 2015 Leaving 7 nov 2015 saturday      Little info about the fort  Type: Peak Height: 5400 Feet above MSL (Approx) Grade: Easy- medium Endurance: Easy- medium Base Village: Bari.       Kalsubai Peak is the Highest Peak of the Sahyadris (1646M) in the Akole Taluka of Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra. At the summit is a small temple of Kalsubai, which can seat just three people. This being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view.  The vastly spread out backwaters of Bhandardara attracts ones attention from the top. To the north of the mountain range forts such as Ramsej,  Harihargad, Brahmagiri, Anjaneri, Ghargad, Bahula, Tringalwadi, Kavnai can be seen. To the east one can spot Aundha, Vishramgad, Bitangad, to the west  Alang, Madangad, Kulang, Ratangad (south west) and to the south Pabhargad, Ghanchakkar, Harishchandragad can be seen.       The itinerary for the trek will be as follows:  7 Nov, 2015 Saturday. Start towards Kasara by Kasara Local (04:52 pm Kasara SEMI Fast Local from CST ) Participants can catch same local from the stations of their choice. And meet us directly at kasara station. Meeting Point:  Kasara at 07:18pm. Reach Bari village by 09:30 pm. Dinner at Base Village. Post Dinner Start ascend towards Kalsubai Peak. Reach the top. Rest till sunrise    8 Nov, 2015 Sunday: Watch the Rising Sun with clouds beneath. Descend back to the base & have Lunch. Post Lunch start our journey back to Kasara Reach Mumbai by the evening around 5.00 PM...     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., 5. Morning breakfast    Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments. A haversack to put in all the things mentioned above   Expenses for the Trek is 950/- per person. Travel expenditure from Kasara to Kasara in Private vechile , 1 Dinner and 1 Lunch,Guide &... Read more
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 07:55 PM PST
Places to be covered: - Scuba diving, snorkelling, dolphin safari charges. - Nivati fort and Nivati Beach. - Malvan Fort, Rock Garden and Salgaonkar Ganpati temple. - Rameshwar temple. - Kunkeshwar temple and Achara beach. Sindhudurga fort:- Sindhudurg is a fort which occupies an islet in the Arabian Sea, just off the coast of Maharashtra in western India. The fortress lies on the shore of Malvan town of Sindhudurg District in the Konkan region of Maharashtra.     Snorkeling:  Snorkeling is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask, a shaped tube called a snorkel, and usually swim-fins. Use of this equipment allows the snorkeler to observe underwater attractions for extended periods of time with relatively little effort. Snorkeling is a popular recreational activity.   Rameshwar Temple: Achara boasts the historical temple of Lord Shiva; popularly known as 'inamdar Shri Dev Rameshwar' Architecture of the temple is grand and spectacular.   Kunkeshwar Temple: Kunkeshwar is blessed with 700 meter long beautiful seashore. This temple is holy place in Konkan, so this place is also known as Konkan Kashi.   Nivati Beach: Offers peace and serenity to independent travelers. Fishermen seen launching their traditional boats and nets daily into the sea is an interesting feature to watch on this beach. Adjoining the beach is a twin village Kochara which offers wonderful view of small tropical oasis on Nivti shore     Scuba Diving: Scuba diving is a form of underwater diving in which a diver uses a self contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) to breathe underwater (Swimming is not Necessary)   Tarkarli Beach: Tarkarli is a narrow stretch of beach with pristine waters, located at the convergence of the Karli River and the Arabian Sea. It is 546 KMs away from Mumbai, 6 kms. south of Malvan, on the west coast of India. This place has gained prominence because of its transparently clear seas, wher... Read more
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 10:44 AM PST
Dear All, We Bhramanti365 have arranged a two day Thrilling Trek to #Harishchandragad Via Nalichi wat, from 20th November (Night) till 22nd November 2015. Harishchandragad is a hill fort in the Ahmednagar region of India. Its history is linked with that of Malshej Ghat,kothale village and it has played a major role in guarding and controlling the surrounding region. Trek Starts on 10 PM @ Kalyan ST Stand on 20th November 2015. Moving towards Belpada by Private Non AC Vehicle On 21st November 2015 Morning... Wakeup, Tea & Refreshments @ 5:00 AM Start Ascend @ 6:00 AM Lunch As per convenience {Carry Lunch for the Day} Atop At Kokan Kada Around @ 4:00 PM Rest, Sunset & Sightseeing. Depart For Caves Dinner (Cooking in d caves ) Camp fire at Night Sunday 22nd November 2015. Tea breakfast 7:00 AM 09:00 AM Descend Via Tolarkhinda Private Vehicle till Khubi Fata from Khireshwar. 02:00 PM Khubi fata For Bus (ST BUS) or Private vehicle ( That depends on the availability ) 05:00 PM Kalyan Bus Depot Cost for the Event is 1600 /- Group size :- 20 Participants only Last day to Register :- 18th November 2015. Includes: - Kalyan to Kalyan Transport (Public Transport), 2 breakfast , 1 Lunch and 1 Dinner , Gear Charges , First Aid , Guide & Expertise Exclusions: - Medical Emergency if any, Mineral H2O charges, any food purchased other than the inclusions and other expenses occurred other than Inclusion. Please book in advance with payment of Rs. 1600/- One has to Transfer (NEFT) 1600/- into the Bank account to confirm his / her Registration. (Non-Refundable) – (Payment via NEFT/RTGS only) In the Name of: Mr AMEY ARUN BHAGAT. Bank :- SBI BANK Branch : NEW PANVEL (EAST) Account No : 20134246954 IFS Code: SBIN0011758 Once done with the Transaction please msg or send an email on then Fill Up The One Time Registration Form. From Link " " Itinerary & Mandatory Things to Carry:- A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) Mandatory, Carry L... Read more
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 06:36 AM PST
Lingana Expedition   We at WILD TREK ADVENTURE Reg No.MH.1479/2013/pune,glad to invite you for every hardcore trekkers dream trek "Lingana 1000 ft Climbing & Rappelling "Expedition.   After 13 Successful Back To Back Batches In Last two Seasons (167 Participating Members Successfully Summited Lingana ) (Batch 14 & 15 is already Full)   WTA Invites You For New Season For hardcore trekkers dream trek "LINGANA 1000 ft Climbing & Rappelling "Batch 16 On 13 Dec 2015.   Lingana is an obscure fort near the famous Torna fort in Pune district. Being a most difficult fort in Maharashtra it is visited by only few trekkers and that too very few trekkers manage to reach top. The technical expertise needed to climb this fort as reaching summit involves massive 1000 ft technical climbing & while descending approx 600 ft rappelling which requires all mountaineering equipments & certified experience. WILD TREK ADVENTURE , will take you to summit of lingana with 100 % safety .WTA CLUB,PUNE will provide all branded equipment to each participating member to assure safety more than 100 %.The Lingana climbing journey brings you the ultimate lifetime adventure & thrilling experience .after reaching summit we will rappel down first approx 180 ft wall to reach the cave on the lingana.Here we will have our Packed Lunch & Energy drinks break. After lunch break we will resume our descend by rappelling down approx 450 ft to reach COL of Lingana and then trek back to our campsite on rayling plateau and then proceed MOHARI village.From MOHARI we will start our return journey. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Schedule   Mumbai Members Can Join The Expedition From Pune   Pune Members Pickup At Swargate (Natraj Hotel) :11.30 am     DAY 1st :12 Dec 2015 Saturday Ø Leaving Pune Ø Reach Mohari Village 2.30pm Ø Lunch Ø Reach Campsite (25 Min) Ø Introduction To Mountaineering Equipment From Certified Guide Vis... Read more

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