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Posted: 23 Nov 2015 12:51 AM PST
About the Tour: Naneghat is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range near Junnar in Pune district of Maharashtra, India. The pass was extensively used as a trade route between Kalyan and Junnar. This was the most important trade route, as it connected harbour of Sopara and Kalyan directly to Junnar and Paithan. The name nane means "coin" and ghat means "pass".The name is given because this path was used as a tollbooth to collect toll from traders crossing the hills. While going through Malshej Ghat, we can easily get a glimpse of Naneghat after Murbad. The significantly shaped thumb-like peak and the pinnacle of Vandarlingi are the most distinctly seen spots.   Outing Date : 05th-06th December 2015 Category : Trekking Level : Easy Duration : 1 Night/1 Day   Day 1 – Saturday : Meet at Kalyan Station by 05:30 p.m. Meet our leader at Kalyan ST depo will move towards "Vaishakhare"which is base village but exact start point away from this village we have arranged private jeep which will halt at base for two days . Introduction session Start ascending at 08:00 pm in night with the help of torch and under guidance of the leader . Reach atop after 2-3 hours of trek depends on your speed rest for while and have dinner at locals home. After thought sharing session and night walk day end . Overnight at Naneghat.     Day 2 – Sunday : Morning After breakfast at 07:00 am. Start descending en-route visit "Nanacha Angatha" and "Naneghat satvahan caves " reach at base after having evening refreshment you will get drop at Kalyan station Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :)   Tour Cost : Rs.950/- per person For Registered Members: Rs.900/-per person   Inclusions : Transport from Kalyan to Kalyan Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch Expertise and guide charges     Exclusions : Train Tickets from Mumbai to Kalyan Anything other than mentioned above.   For booking you need to deposit Rs.950/-per person in following Account: NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERS BANK: ICICI ACCOUNT: CURRENT AC A/C: 623805029453... Read more
Posted: 23 Nov 2015 12:42 AM PST
About the Tour :It is part of Western Ghats and lies at Lonavala. The Lohagad fort had several emire of the dynasties. Even after Shivaji won the fort, he had to surrender the Lohagad.He re-captured the fort and used to preserve the surplus at Lohgad. The splendid view of the Pawna Lake from the top, which is to the southwest of the mountain. The fort has been declared as a protected moument by the government. Lohgad and Visapur is connected to each other. Batch 02 : 06th December 2015 Category: TrekkingDuration : 1 DayLevel : Easy   Outing Schedule :  Reach Lonavala by Indrayni Express. On arrival at Lohagadwadi which is the base village of lohgad will have breakfast and tea. Post Breakfast will have small introduction round .Start trek to Lohagad reach at the top explore the fort some activity, history. Explore the fort and surrounding enjoy the photography. Start descending reach base and can't forget Beautiful Bhaje caves. Will have lunch at Lohgad wadi. Have Tea and snacks and proceed back to Mumbai Trek Concludes with Happy Memories :)     Tour Cost: Rs.750/- per personFor Registered Member : Rs.650/- per member Inclusions: Transportation from Lonavala to Lonvala Tea, Breakfast & Evening refreshments Lunch for the Day Guide and Expertise Charges Exclusions: Dinner Personal Expense Anything other then mentioned above For booking you need to deposit Rs.750/- per person in following Account: NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERSBANK: ICICIACCOUNT: CURRENT ACA/C: 623805029453BRANCH: MULUND WESTIFSC CODE ICIC0006238   Cancellation and Refund: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 provided.   Details @ http://www.mumbaitravellers.in/trek-to-lohagad-and-bhaje-caves/   For Registrations mail us at mumbaitravellers@gmail.com OR Call us at 869286927 / 8652370001 Mumbai Travellers unique journeys…unique people…www.MumbaiTravellers... Read more
Posted: 23 Nov 2015 12:31 AM PST
Lakeside Camping at Bhandardara !! About the Tour : Bhandardara is a pristine water reservoir and also a famous weekend getaway near Mumbai situated near Igatpuri hill station. The shining blue green water of Bhandardara and the surrounding lush green mountains is a great treat to eyes. Imagine a camping trip near the edge of this lake coupled with friends, food and fun. A cosy night in camping tents under the blanket of millions of stars is what we aim in our camping trips !   Batch 06 : 12th-13th December 2015   Category : Camping Level : Outdoor camping Duration : 1 Night / 2 Day Train Suggestions : CSTM to Kasara : Dept : 09:41 am / Arvl : 11:51 am on Day 01 Kasara to CSTM : Dept : 03:37 pm on Day 02   Outing Schedule : Day 1 : Catch a local train to Kasara from your nearest railway station on central line (09:41 am Kasara train from CST). Reach Kasara at 11:51 am and gather together at the Ticket counter. After a briefing session, grab your seat in the transfer vehicle and here we start our journey towards the scenic Bhandardara. En-route halt for lunch at dhaba near Kasara (on your own expense). Enjoy the journey with beautiful nature-scapes, gupshup and songs during the journey. Reach base village of campsite by 5 pm. On arrival refresh yourself with a glass of welcome drink (non-alcoholic) and proceed towards the boating jetty. Our secluded camping site exactly on the waterfront and we use a boat to reach up there. Enjoy one of the most mesmerizing boat journeys in Maharashtra through crystal clear water of Bhandaradara backwater surrounded by proud mountains! On arrival, Set yourself free, let your soul feel the beautiful sunset and let your mind express its likelihood to silent breeze! It's time to enjoy some team games and activities now!! Hop in for the team games or just chill out near the waterfront. Relax…find yourself! Meanwhile our local supporters will arrange for our dinner. Taste the yummy local cuisines in dim light ambiance of the campsite. M... Read more
Posted: 23 Nov 2015 12:23 AM PST
Bandhavgarh Calling Tiger Nahi dekha to Kya dekha..!! About the Tour: Bandhavgarh famous with its history as well as for its wildlife. Situated in the core of Madhya Pradesh. In ancient Time it was one of the well known hunting ground for Kings of the State. Later it was protected under Wildlife Act. A well known Land for good Tiger Sightings. Also shows has quality Flora and Fauna.   Outing Dates : 28th-29th-30th January 2016 Type: Wildlife Tour Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights NOTE : 1. Tiger sighting is matter of luck, so enjoy the forest with other mammals and birds.2. Costing might increase at last minute if there is any changes made in Fee structure by Forest department. Day 0 :Leave for Katni, Overnight Journey Day 1 : 28th January 2016 (Thursday)Reach Katni by 04:00 am. Reach Resort by 07:00 am. Check In and Lunch. After Lunch Leave for 1st Jungle Trail/ Bird Watching. Evening Back to Resort. Dinner and then Rest.Day 2 : 29th January 2016 (Friday)Early Morning Have Breakfast and Leave for 02nd Jungle Safari. Back for Lunch. After Lunch Leave for 03rd Jungle Safari. Evening Back to Resort. Dinner. Post Dinner Experience Sharing Session. Rest. Day 3 : 30th January 2016 (Saturday)Early Morning Leave For 04th Jungle Safari. Chek Out. Lunch and Post Lunch, leave for 05th Jungle Safari. Leave Back for Katni station in evening.Tour concludes with Happy Memories :)   Tour Cost : Rs.16,000/- per person For Registered Members : Rs.15,500/- per member Inclusions: Pickup and Drop from Katni-Katni Accommodation in Resort on Triple Sharing Basis in AC Room All Meals from Katni-Katni 5 Tiger Safari in open gypsy Exclusions: Train Tickets From Mumbai- Katni and Return. Meals During Train Journey. Any Camera Charges. Any Other Expense other than mentioned above. Note**Accommodation on twin sharing available on request.   For advance booking you need to deposit the advance amount of Rs.6000/- per person in following Account :NAME : MUMBAI TRAVELLERSBANK :... Read more
Posted: 23 Nov 2015 12:10 AM PST
Explore the Offbeat-Sangla Valley !! About the Tour :The unique offbeat -Sangla Valley starts 57 km short of Kalpa which has been named after a beautiful & popular village Sangla. Sangla is situated on the right bank of Baspa river 17 kms. from Karcham. Journey from Karcham onwards is enjoyable and adventurous throughout the valley. The natural scenery all around and the eternal snow view are picturesque and charming. It is also known as Baspa Valley since Baspa river flows through this area. This is the most charming valley in the entire District of Kinnaur.  Outing Date : 30th April to 07th May 2016 Category : Special TourDuration : 07 Nights / 08 Days   Outing Schedule :  29th April 2016 – Friday : Mumbai to ChandigarhLeave by Train (Paschim Express). Overnight Journey to Chandigarh. Day 1 – 30th April 2016 (Saturday) : Chandigarh to ShimlaArrive at Chandigarh. Pick up and Transfer to Shimla. Reach Shimla and Overnight Stay at Shimla. Day 2 – 01st May 2016 (Sunday) : Shimla to KalpaThis morning after breakfast drive to Kalpa. Enroute visit Recong Peo. This place is named after the people who used to own it and is also the district headquarters of Kinnaur. Evening reach Kalpa and overnight stay is at Kalpa. Day 3 – 02nd May 2016 (Monday) : Kalpa Sight-seeingToday, after breakfast, visit Rogi and Chini Village. Enjoy the breathtaking view of Kinner Kailash from these places. Late afternoon, return to the Hotel and overnight stay at Kalpa. Day 4 – 03rd May 2016 (Tuesday) : Kalpa to Sangla ValleyThis morning after breakfast drive to Sangla Valley. Enroute Visit Kamroo Fort and Rakcham village and Overnight Stay at Sangla. Day 5- 04th May 2016 (Wednesday) : Sangla Valley to Chitkul and back to Sangla ValleyMorning, after breakfast, drive to Chitkul. This place is located on the banks of Baspa River and is the last inhabited village near the Indo-Tibet border. The Indian road ends here. During winters, the place mostly remains covered with the snow. This... Read more
Posted: 23 Nov 2015 12:03 AM PST
Abode of the Clouds…!!   About the Tour :   Experience the never before experienced destinations of North East India tour with Mumbai Travellers. One of the most off beat tours of India which covers wettest place on earth, experience of caving, Roaming in Jungle on Elephant, visit world's biggest river island, world war 2 cemetery, interaction with tribal's of Nagaland, Bangladesh crossing border and lots more..   North East India is always being a neglected & ignored by all means, though this sector is blessed with all the necessary features required to be a perfect Holiday Destination… Come join us for the Dazzling adventure !   Outing Date : 16th to 27th March 2016   Category : Special Tour Type : Leisure & Offbeat Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days Highlights of the Tour: 1. Cherrapunji: world's wettest place 2. Dawki River : Get way to Bangladesh 3. Mawlynnong: Cleanest village in Asia 4. Kaziranga National Park: Known for Rhino's 5. Majuli Island: Largest river island 6. Kohima: World war 2 cemetery   Outing Schedule   Day 01 – 16th March 2016 (Wednesday) Guwahati – Shillong (100 Kms / 03 Hrs) Welcome to Guwahati. Meet & assist by our representative at Guwahati Airport and proceed to Shillong also called Scotland of East. Visit the majestic Umiam Lake (Barapani). You can enjoy the water sports here (at an extra cost), Visit Don Bosco Monument, Ward's Lake where you can enjoy boating. Botanical Garden and Lady Hydari Park. Overnight stay in Shillong.   Day 02 – 17th March 2016 (Thursday) : Shillong – Cherrapunji (60 Kms / 1.5 Hrs) After breakfast drive to Cherrapunji. En route visit Elephant Falls and Shillong Peak. After reaching Cherrapunji visit Mawsmai Cave and Falls, Elephanta Cave, Seven Sister Falls and Nohkalikai Falls. Overnight stay at Cherrapunji.   Day 03 – 18th March 2016 (Friday) : Cherrapunji – Dawki- Cherrapunji (70 Kms/ 1.5 Hrs one way) After breakfast drive to Dawki known as place for the Bangladesh border crossing. Om arrival go for a... Read more
Posted: 22 Nov 2015 11:48 PM PST
Explore the Life Beneath the Water..!! About the Tour : After exploring forts, mountains, waterfalls, Now Its time to explore life under water. A dream of every true traveller to explore life in water, to watch colorful fishes, corals and other life of water which he or she must have only seen on Television. Mumbai Travellers is giving you this life time opportunity to fulfill your dream doing Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Konkan Region, Sindhudurg District. With some beautiful sight seeing like Tarkarli backwaters, Nivti Rocks, Sindhudurg fort, and fun filled Watersports. Batch 02 : 25th-27th December 2015 Category : Adventure+ Leisure Level : EasyDuration of the tour : 2 Nights/3 DaysDuration of Scuba Diving / Snorkeling : 20-30 Minutes Each activity. Highlights: Tarkarli Scuba diving and snorkeling at Malvan Exotic backwater ride at Tarkarli with various water sports activities Sindhudurg Fort Ride Delicious Konkani cuisines    Outing Schedule : Day-0 (Thursday) : Overnight journey towards Malvan (approx 08:00 pm) Day-1 (Friday) : Arrival at Malvan, check in Hotel. Post lunch Sindhudurg Fort, Rock Garden and Chivala beach. Overnight at Hotel. Day-2 (Saturday) : After breakfast proceed for Snorkeling & Scuba Diving activity (Packed lunch will be served on boat). Evening leisure time at Tarkarli beach. Overnight at Hotel. Day-3 (Sunday) : After breakfast proceed to visit Nivati Island via tarkarli backwater ride, en route enjoy various water sports activities (extra cost). Evening back to Malvan and start return journey towards Mumbai. Overnight journey. Day-4 (Monday) : Arrival at Mumbai. Note: Swimming is not required for scuba diving as tandem will be there to assist you. Tour concludes with Happy Memories :D     Tour Cost :A/c Vehicle and A/c Stay : Rs.9,900/- per personNon A/c Vehicle and A/c Stay : Rs.9,200/- per personFor Registered Members : Rs.400/- per member discount Inclusions: Transfers and Sightseeing by luxury coach Stay ... Read more
Posted: 22 Nov 2015 11:25 PM PST
Trek to Fort RaigadRaigad is a hill fort situated in the Mahad, Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. The Maratha king Shivaji made the fort his capital in 1674 when he was crowned King of a Maratha Kingdom which later developed into the Maratha Empire eventually covering majority of modern day India. The fort, which rises 820 meters (2,700 ft) above sea level, is located in the Sahyadri mountain range. There are approximately 1737 steps leading to the fort, though today an aerial tram exists to reach the top of the fort. The fort was looted and destroyed by the British upon.Event Date – 12th – 13th DecemberEvent Location – Fort Raigad.Pick up Point - Plus Valley Adventure Office, 3, Anand Complex, Alkapuri Society, Opp. Hotel Kinara, Above Bata Showroom, Vanaz Corner, Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune- 411029.Pick up Time – 05.30AMContact –Aaditya – 7720080918Prajakta – 8380054989Things to Carry – 1. Identity Proof (Compulsory)2. A Rucksack to carry your luggage (NO Sling Bags, Side bags, Suitcases, trolley bags, Shabnam Bags etc.) all luggage packed in plastic bag.3. Sleeping bag/Bedding Material4. 3 liters of Water (compulsory)5. Preferably full sleeves clothes.6. Trekking shoes with good grip (Strictly No - sandals, chappals, floaters)7. One extra pair of clothes & socks.8. Any personal medicine (As per your doctor's Suggestion)9. Camera, Binocular (Optional) 10. Torch with Extra pair of Batteries.Itinerary –Day 1- 12th December5.30 AM – Meeting point – Office.6.00 AM - Departure towards Raigad.8.00 AM - Enroute breakfast. (Maangaon)8.30 AM – Continue towards Raigad.9.30 AM – Reach Pachad – Base Village10.00 AM – Pachad Wada & Jijabai Samadhi10.30 AM – Start Ascend Fort Raigad12.30 PM – Reach Raigad Top – MTDC DormLunch till 1.30 PM2.00 PM – Exploring Raigad upto 6.00 PM4.00 PM – Tea & Evening refreshments6.00 PM – Sunset from Takmak TokReturn to MTDC by 7.308.00 PM – Deepotsav @Jagdishwar Mandir & Rajwada-Sadar.9.00 PM – Dinner10.00 PM – Go to SleepDay ... Read more
Posted: 22 Nov 2015 11:00 PM PST
Dear Friends we invite you all for Trek to Kulang Fort on 13 Dec 2015 Leaving sat night 12 dec   Kulang is a fort Situated in Kalsubai range adjescent to Madangad and last fort in the ridge on west side. This is a fort with the highest climb.  You have to traverse at three different levels in order to reach the top. This fort has a huge expanse and offers amazing views of Alang, Madan and Kalsubai, Ratangad along with Bhandardara dam         Some Information regarding the forts: Type: Hill Forts Height: 4822ft Grade: Medium District: Nasik Region: Kalsubai Base Village: Ambewadi Trek Leader : Amit Bhadouria.   The plans will be as follows:     12 dec sat Night:   We start from Mumbai by Kasara local (timings given below) will reach Kasara by 01.18 am.     13 dec Sunday:   Travel till Ambewadi by Private jeeps till 3.30am  Refresh and tea Start trek by 5.00 Climb the fort till 10.30 Lunch Rest for some time Explore start descending by 1.00 Reach base by 5.00 Reach Kasara by 7.00 pm approx. Reach Mumbai by 9.00 pm Approx     Expenses for the Trek is 950/- per person Travel expenditure from Kasara to Kasara, Saturday : Breakfast & Dinner Sunday : Breakfast, Lunch & Evening Refreshments Kindly carry lunch for Saturday.   For Registration call us: Nishant Sheth : 8879418581 Amit Bhadouria :9819299164 Registration accepted only through phone call..   This is a slow local, the timetable shows only the main stations on the central line. Pls reach the stations around 10 mins earlier, as missing this local  will mean missing the trek..   For convinence we have put up local train time table below: This is a Fast Local upto Kalyan   CST 10:50 PM Byculla 10:57 PM Dadar 11:05 PM Kurla 11:13 PM Ghatkopar 11:18 PM Mulund 11:30 PM Thane 11:34 PM Dombivili 11:57 PM Kalyan 00:07 PM Kasara 01:18 PM   Things To Be carried: Lunch for Sunday A bottle of water (Atleast 2 Ltrs), TORCH with extra batteries, (compulsory). 2-3 bunch of papers and proper bedding. Camera(Optional) Cap, e... Read more
Posted: 22 Nov 2015 09:09 PM PST
website krishnarivercamp.com also check us out on    Venue : Krishna River Camp FB  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1097523333608195/    Package 1 Rs.1250 per person – Inclusive of all taxes, Over night stay in tents , evening Tea , Dinner & Break Fast    4pm check in - Allocation of Tents 4.30-5.30 – Swim in the river with life jackets  6.00- Evening Tea 6.00-7.30- Try your hands on archery , Air riffle , Darts  7.30-8.30 - Leisure Time  9-10.30pm - Dinner  10.30pm- Campfire  11.30pm Lights off   Strictly Lights off at 11.30pm, no chit chatting, singing at common place and in tents after lights off as it disturbs the privacy of other campers.  Next day  8.00-8.30 Break Fast - Tea and Upma/ Pohe Tea 10-am Check out    Package 2 Rs.2000 per person – Inclusive of all taxes, Over night stay in tents , activities, all meals, barbecue     12pm check in - allocation of tents 1-2- Lunch 2-4.30-  Swim in the river with life jackets , build raft and ride it  4.30-5.30- Visit to local boating club for group boating (included in package) 6.00- Evening Tea, hot Snacks  6.00-7.30- Try your hands on archery , Air riffle , Darts  7.30-8.30 - DIY barbecue, we provide 200 gms marinated chicken for NV and paneer potatoes for veg   9-10.30pm - Dinner  10.30pm- Campfire  11.00pm – General Star Gaze (non professional) 11.30pm Lights off   Strictly Lights off at 11.30pm, no chit chatting, singing  at common place and in tents after lights off as it disturbs the privacy of other campers.  Next day  8.00-8.30 Break Fast - Tea and Upma/ Pohe Tea 9am bullock cart ride 9.30-11am- visit to strawberry farms – pluck, munch and relish strawberries ( only if you wish to purchase from farmers) 12pm Check out    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    Take a Panchgani & Mahableshwar Tour.   Contact : Milan Wadkar @ 9819833345 for booking or email us at    mil... Read more

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