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Posted: 25 Nov 2015 12:21 AM PST
About Hi Friends,Here is the most exciting and popular camp of this year .............!We are the pioneer to conduct Giant Swing on natural set-up in India.....!This type of camp is organized in India by our organisation only.Sandhan Valley Camp - 20154 events under one roof1) 500' Giant Swing2) 200' Zip line (flying fox)3) 200' Burma Bridge4) 350' RappellingLocation : Sandhan Valley is situated in the Western Ghats which is to the west of Bhandardara Lake, near Samradh village, Maharashtra, IndiaCamp duration : 1 dayTotal Batches : 4Batch 1 - 24th December 2015Batch 2 - 25th December 2015Batch 3 - 26th December 2015Batch 4 - 27th December 2015Camp Fee : Rs 3650/- per headCamp fee includes Transportation (from Mumbai to Mumbai & Pune to Pune), Breakfast, Lunch, Activities & Individual High-risk Accidental Insurance.Age limit : Above 15 yearsNote : Heart, blood pressure and diabetic patients as well as overweight person (above 90 kg) are not allowed.Camp Schedule :Day 1 : Previous day night (i.e. 23rd December 2015 for first batch)Leave Mumbai at 8 O'clock & Pune at 11:00 O'clockDay 2 : Camp day (i.e. 24th Dec for first batch)Reach Samrath village via Bhandardara at around 6 am30 minutes trek to reach Base campfresh upBreak fastIntroductionBriefingParticipants will be divided in three groupsDistribution of Kit4 activities will be completed in this day (Giant swing, Burma Bridge, Flying Fox & Rappelling)Lunch break in betweenReturn journey will start at 4:30 pmReach Mumbai/Pune at 10:30 pmThings to carry : Three liters of water, trekking or sports shoes with good grip, extra pair of socks, extra pairs of clothing, snacks, and personal medical kit.Valuable articles are not permissible.Keep the camp site clean & force others to do so.Please note that this area is under the jurisdiction of Govt of Maharashtra, Forest Department and you are bind to it's rules and regulations.Leaving your garbage (empty bisleri bottles also) at camp site is not allowed... Read more
Posted: 25 Nov 2015 12:09 AM PST
  Hike – Camp – Rifles – Archery. Korigad (also called Koraigad, Koarigad or Kumwarigad) is a fort located about 20 km away from Lonavla in Pune district, Maharashtra, India. The interesting part of the fort is that its wall is completely intact and one can walk along its entire perimeter(about 2 km). Its this vast landscape on the top that makes this place a perfect place for tent camping and outdoor activities – Rifle shooting and Archery.Date: 28th-29th November 2015Album : : Lonavala.Height : 929 mt.Grade : Easy.Cost : Rs. 1300/- per person. Meeting Point : 07:00pm – Lonavala Station. Either drop in with your cars or come in the express train with us. Travelers from Mumbai : Catch the Mumbai CST –12125 PRAGATI EXPRESSTimings : 04:25 pm CST. 04:37pm Dadar. 04:54pm Thane. 05:29pm Panvel. 06:49pm Lonavala.. Travelers from Pune : Take local train to Lonavala and reach till 07:00pm.Itinerary :Day 1 : 28th November : 07:15pm – Depart from Lonavla stn for Korigad base village in local transport. 08:00pm – Reach the Base Village. 08:15pm – Short Introduction and Dinner. 09:30pm – Begin the Trek. This night the moon will be 90% illuminated, and we begin the journey till the top in the moonlight. It's an easy hour long climb and once we are at the top, we are going to be greeted by mountain tops and beautiful sights of Aamby Valley from above. The night that follows will be long and adventuruous. Group Activities, Night Rifle Shooting.(optional) and Campfire!Day 2: 29th November 05:30 am – Time to switch from darkness to light. 06:00 am – Today you will be cooking your own breakfast in our Jungle Cooking activity followed by Archery. 08:30 am – Begin Descend. 09:30 am – Start the journey back to Lonavala. 11:00 am – Reach Lonavala and time to say Good Bye with a promise to meet again.Cost : Rs. 1300/- per person (Group Discount for a group of 6 or more)Note : The following activities are optional and at extra cost. Rifle shooting : 5 rounds... Read more
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 11:41 PM PST
Andhar means Darkness and Ban stands for dense jungle, so the word Andharban literally means The Dense Dark Forest. The intimidating factor of this 13km long trek has to be the hardcore jungle cover over your head. A major portion of this trek route involves walking through this denseness. The start point of this trek ie Pimpri dam begins in bright daylight which keeps on fluctuating as we keep entering the dense part of the forest and out, this only adds up to the magic that this place has to offer. The trek concludes at yet another dam called the Bhira dam which is also the source of the Kundalika river which is famous for its White Water Rafting. 30% of the trek is all descend and remaining is normal walking. While on the route we can see the beauty of places like Ghangad, Tailbaila, Sarasgad, Plus valley, Tamhini ghat, Kundalika valley. If time permits after the trek we will be also visiting the famous ganesh temple at pali.Type : Valley/Dense JungleTrek.Range : Mulshi, Pune.Base Village : Pimpri (Tamhini Ghat).Grade : Medium.Height : 2,100 feet Approx (Start point).Trek Distance : 13KM (Roughly 6-7 hours to complete)Cost : 1200rs per person. Album Link : Itinerary : Meeting point : 13th Dec. 05:50 am – Pritam Hotel Dadar. The pickup points will be as follows : 06:15 am – Yogi Hotel , Diamond Garden , Chembur. 07:00 am – Vashi below Main Birdge. 07:30 am – McDonald, Kalamboli, Panvel. 08:00 am – Breakfast at Lonavala. 10:00 am – Reach Pimpri dam ie the start point of our trek. 10:30 am – Commencement of the trek after briefing and a short introduction.| 01:30 pm – Lunch at Hirdi village. 02:15 pm – Continuing with the trek. 05:00 pm – Reach Bhira dam ie the End point of our trek. 10:00 pm – Mumbai tentatively. Cost : 1200rs per person. Maximum number of participants : 30.Mumbai Route : Dadar – Vashi _ Kalamboli- Lonavla –Pimpri dam Return Journey Via Khopli : Bhira Dam- Pali – Khopoli – Kalamboli – Vashi – dadarPune Route ... Read more
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 11:28 PM 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 VehicleOn 21st November 2015 Morning...Wakeup, Tea & Refreshments @ 5:00 AMStart Ascend @ 6:00 AMLunch As per convenience {Carry Lunch for the Day}Atop At Kokan Kada Around @ 4:00 PMRest, Sunset & Sightseeing.Depart For CavesDinner (Cooking in d caves )Camp fire at NightSunday 22nd November 2015.Tea breakfast 7:00 AM09:00 AM Descend Via TolarkhindaPrivate 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 DepotCost 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 , 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 BANKBranch : NEW PANVEL (EAST)Account No : 20134246954IFS Code: SBIN0011758Once 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 Lunch for 19th October 2013.Cap,Good trekkin... Read more
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 10:57 PM PST
Dear Friends , Trekkers , Hikers,We have arranged an Trek to Sandhan Valley – also known as Valley of Shadows on 05th and 6th Dec 2015. Sandhan valley सांधण व्हॅली is known Wonder of nature & splendid of Sahayadri (Western Ghats).Water carved valley of 200 ft deep and about 1.5 long. Sandhan valley is located on the west side of beautiful Bhandardara region, near Samrad village. Valley surrounded with mighty Alang अलंग, Madan मदन & Kulang कुलंग (Known as AMK- toughest trek in Sahyadri) Ratangad रतनगड, Ajoba आजोबागड & Kalsubai कळसूबाई शिखर (5400 ft. highest peak in Maharashtra) mountain ranges. Brilliant & deep narrow rock floored ravine between the two high walls of mountain range. At some places its width is less than 3 ft so that at some places sun rays unable to reach. So it's called valley of shadow. it is accessible throughout the year except monsoon. To go at end side of gorge you have cross 2-3 water pools, water level changes according to seasons, in winter it is up to waist & in summer it is up to knee height. At the end of valley you get magnificent view of high cliffs & deep valley.The Sandhan valley trek incorporates a rappelling experience and freehold rock climbing and descending, which cannot be undertaken by a group of rookies or individual trekkers. You would have to enlist the help of an operator who will, in addition to the technical gear also provide you camping gear.Brief info about the Trek :-Location :- Igatpuri – Ghoti – Bhandardhara – SamradGrade :- Medium with ThrillCannoying with 3 Rock Patches.Schedule for Event :- Kindly board the Kasara Local according to the Below mentioned Timings and get in with your Respective Stations10:50 PM – KASARA Semi fast Local from CST@ 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@ Dombivali :- 11:54 PM@ Kalyan :- 00:07 AM@ Kasara :- 01:18 AM.Participants who reside on the slow tracks re... Read more
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 10:19 PM PST
Kokan Tour & Tarkarli Scuba Diving Wild Trek Adventure & Outdoors Pvt Ltd " are glad to invite you all for" Kokan Tour (Tarkarli,Scuba Diving,Sindhudurg Fort,Tsnunami Island,Dolphin Ride) (BATCH 3) on 19th and 20Th Dec 2015 Detailed Info: Places To Visit During Tour: 1.Tarkarli Beach: Tarkarli is amongst the premiere destinations promoted by M.T.D.C. Located in Sindhudurg district bordering Goa, Tarkarli is amongst the southern most beaches in Maharashtra. Part of the series of beaches in Malvan, Tarkarli is a small stretch of beach with Devbaug beach to its south and the Sindhudurg sea fort to its north. Tarkarli offers an ideal destination for a relaxed weekend away near the beach . Tarkarli is amongst the few destinations in Maharashtra where you can enjoy Snorkeling and S.C.U.B.A diving thanks to the clear waters and the coral reefs which spread over almost the entire coast near Tarkarli. Sindhudurg fort which spreads over 44 acres on the Kurte island to the north of Tarkarli in Malvan is another must visit during a Tarkarli Holiday. 2.Tsunami Island & Water Sports: Tarkarli is emerging as the most sought after destination for water sports in Maharashtra. Tsunami island in the Karli backwaters is the hub of water sports near Tarkarli with all the major water rides including parasailing in the sea!Tsunami Island is in the back waters. It's a small cute little island with clear waters. Its isolated and might be approximately just 20,000sq.ft in size. It was created overnight because of the Tsunami. Hence it is named as Tsunami Island.We Will Be doing all Water Sports Jet Ski,Banana Boat Ride,Kayaking,Bumper,Water Scooter. 3.Dolphin Ride: The chances of spotting a dolphin is highest during boat rides from Tarkarli near the shores of Malvan . 4.Scuba Diving(Professsional With Cylinder ): The coast near Tarkarli is abundant with coral reefs and also is blessed with clear waters making Tarkarli a great site for SCUBA Diving. The vicinity of... Read more
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 10:03 PM PST
Hi friends,Joint venture of ISOLATION ZONE & BHRAMANTI-365       You are welcome for First ever trek to Ghanchakkar via new NALI recently explored by Arun Sawant and team.There are two NAILs which are leads to Ghanachakkar Top. Out of which one is explored on 12th October 2014 and second is explored on 15th November 2015 by Sahyadri's veteran trekker Arun Sawant and team.Trek date :  5/6 December 2015   Leave on 4th night (Friday). Return on Sunday night.   Grade  :  Tough. Also participant should know how to do Rappelling   Age limit : above 14 years   Please note that this is a unique trek and don't miss this opportunity. You will get 5 rappelling patches to Rappel down on second day.       Fee : Rs 2850/=   Fee includes Transportation, food, equipment, expertise, Individual accidental insurance etc. (you have to bring pack lunch for Saturday)     Every participant will be insured (individual high risk accidental insurance) for a sum of Rs 2 lakhs. Booking amount Rs 2000/= (non refundable)     Please transfer Rs 2000/= (non refundable booking amount ) to any of the following bank account. Remaining amount pay at trek.             Please let me know by mail after transferring the fee. Also forward full details of your transaction like payment date, bill no or transaction id and if possible photocopy of your transaction etc. to me.     ========================    Please carry Pack Lunch for Saturday, torch with extra pair of cells, water bottle - 2 ltrs, glass, bowl, plate, trekking or sports shoes, extra pair of socks, extra pair of clothing, sleeping bag, sleeping mat, snacks, personal medical kit etc.         Rules and instructions   Keep the camp site clean & force others to do so. Please note that this area is under the jurisdiction of Govt of Maharashtra, Forest Department and you are bind to it's rules and regulations.   Leaving your garbage (empty Bisleri bottles also) on trek i... Read more
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 11:08 AM PST
Dear Friends we invite you all for Night Trek to Peb (VikatGad) Fort Matheran 20 Dec 2015 Leaving 19 Dec   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 , Guide 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. news... Read more
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 10:54 AM PST
Last one day trek to Kalsubai for this year the highest top in Maharashtra 31 December 2015, ThursdaySummary:Trek: KalsubaiHeight: 5400 ftRegion: IgatpuriCost: Rs 900.00 per personTrek Leader: Rajesh MhaddalkarAbout Kalsubai:Kalsubai with the height of 1646m [5400Feets] is famous as one of the highest peaks in Maharashtra. Kalsubai lies in the Sahyadris mountain range. This being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view. Since Kalsubai is extremely famous, enough effort has been made to make this trek easy. There are steel railings, chains and ladders at places where it is difficult to climb. There is a symbolic temple at the top. It is said, that in the ancient times, a lady named "Kalsu" came to nearby Indorey village to work. However, somebody forced her to clean utensils and clean up the residence by force. So she left the place and eventually died at this spot. So comes the name, Kalsubai. A small temple is built here, in her memory. From the top of Mount Kalsubai, one can get great view of the Bhandardara Lake and Wison dam, immediately after the rainy season, the place is covered with variety of flowers. During the months October to November people neighbouring region organize a religious fair at this place. It usually takes three hours to reach the top from Bari. Soon after leaving Bari, a small stream is crossed followed soon after by a Hanuman temple. The route from behind this temple takes the hiker straight to the summit. There are three iron ladders along this route. There is a well near the last iron ladder as one approaches the top. The rest of the route is without water, so it is best to fill water bottles in Bari. It is an easy hike, but parts of it are quite steep.Itinerary for Kalsubai starts by travel up to Kasara by Kasara local train starting from Mumbai CST on 31 December 2015 Thursday, timing are as below:18:25 Mumbai (CST)18:40 Dadar18:50 Ghatkopar19:07 Thane19:19 Dombivili20:39 Kasara31 December 201520:45 Assemble at Kasara Railway st... Read more
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 10:47 AM PST
Trekking near Mumbai at Alang – Madan – Kulang. The toughest trek in the Sahyadri on 25 - 26 - 27 December 2015Why AMK?For those who have just completed the monsoon trekking season. Must be all geared up for a new adventure. We call upon the survivors to explore the most difficult trek in the Sahyadri. An adventure to explore the path less taken. Come on pack your bags, and join the adventure.Summary:Duration: 3 days and 3 NightsHeight: 4852 - 4841 - 4822 ftRegion: Igatpuri - KalsubaiContribution: Rs 2500.00 per personTrek Leader: Rajesh MhaddalkarAbout Alang fort:Alang Fort (also Alangad) is a fort in Nashik district, Maharashtra, India. It is one of the three forts, the others being Madangad and Kulang, in the Kalsubai range of the Western Ghats. They are the most difficult to reach forts in Nasik District. A dense forest cover make these treks difficult. These three forts are a little neglected due to very heavy rains in the area and a difficult confusing path to the fortsAbout Kulang fort:Being in the same region of the three forts its said climb to Kulag is the most difficult. On the way up climbing we come across patches of rock cut steps. It take 6 hours to reach from Kulanwadi to the fort. On the fort to see around 5 water cisterns. Form here we could also see Mahuli with the 3 pinacles. One can also stay at the caves here.About Madan fort:The climb preferred is usually between Madan and Alang. The time taken could around 3-4 hours to reach the step after leaving Kulung fort. Over here rock climbing would be required as the wall of the steps was destroyed during the cannon fire. Use of a fixed rope is required. There is one large cave on this fort and 2 water cistern. The top of the fort is a huge plateau. On the fort, there are two caves, a small temple and 11 water cisterns. Remnants of buildings are spread over the fort. Kalasubai, Aundh Fort, Patta and Bitangad are to the east of the fort, Harihar, Trimbakgad and Anjaneri to its north and Harishchandraga... Read more

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