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Posted: 01 Dec 2015 12:29 AM PST
Camping at Pawna lake on New Year's eve! New Year Camping! An illuminated campsite hidden away from the loud city bustles awaits you on New year's eve.Our Pawna Lake campsite near Lonavala, surrounded by water, is the perfect getaway to welcome Twenty Sixteen! With campfire, board games, rifles, barbecue and a lot of food, we're looking forward to meeting new people and having great conversations under the open sky. As the party unfolds, watch the moon reflecting on the silent waters. The plan: Meet us at Lonavala station at 7:00 pm on 31st December. (Travellers from Mumbai may take the Pragati Express which departs at 4:25 pm from CST. Travellers from Pune may take the Pune-Lonavala local train.) Once our jeeps drop us near Pawna, the campsite is a 30 mins walk away. After a round of ice-breakers, settling in tents and dinner, the party will begin at 10:00 pm. Spend the night playing a round of cards, trying to shoot your missed targets, hogging, dancing with strangers or just gazing up at the sky! Wake up next morning to hot chai and Maggi. And the new year. Leave the campsite after breakfast. Sounds like a plan? Tag along! Cost: 2150/- Inclusions: Lonavala to Lonavala Travelling. Food. Campfire. Rifle and Archery. Tent stay. All Activities. Safety And First Aid. Camping Permissions. Exclusions: Meals during travel. Personal expenses. Insurance of any kind. Medical hospitalization, evacuation and related expenses. Any item not covered under "inclusions". Smoking and consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited. If anyone found doing the same, will be debarred without refund. For confirmation full amount needs to be deposited prior to the event. Prior to making any payments please confirm about the seat availability. Payment Options: Bank Name: ICICI Bank. Name: Ankita Phalle. Account No: 107401505442 IFSC Code : ICIC0001074 Branch: Thakur Complex Branch. For other payment options, queries and registration,please contact : +91 9867697306 +... Read more
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 10:10 PM PST
EightyDegree Adventure Sports (EDAS) has scheduled a one day trek to Kalsubhai on 9th of Jan 2016. Kalsubai is recognised as the Highest Peak of Maharashtra with its towering height of 5400ft. (1646 m) which earns the much glorified title of the 'Everest of Maharashtra'.             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 here comes the name, Kalasubai. A small temple is built here, in her memory.             The area is part of Sahyadri hill ranges. Kalasubai is the highest peak of Western Ghats in Maharashtra. It is also a paradise for nature lovers. It is a dream of every sincere mountaineer to climb it at least once.  Trek Information: ·         Trek Date – 09/01/2016, Saturday ·         Cost - Rs.900/- ·         Base -  Bari Village ·         Transport o   Boarding second last train to Kasara on 08/01/2016, Friday night o   Travel by Jeep from Kasara station to Base village Cost Includes: ·         Morning Breakfast ·         Pack Lunch ·         Travelling cost from Kasara Station to Base village and return journey ·         Expertise & First-aid assistance cost.   This does not include anything which is not mentioned above. Cancellation Policy: ·         Cancellation before 15 days : 75% will be refunded ·         Cancellation before 10 days : 50& will be refunded ·         There is no refund if the cancellation is after 10days   Contact Persons:            Ashish - 9773595039             Sharath - 8898909062             Harshad - 8898760576 Regards, EightyDegree Adventure Sports Live on the edges!!!     (A company registered  under ministry of corporate affairs)... Read more
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 08:34 PM PST
SUMERU TREKKERS (The Adventure out there) INVITES YOU FOR A ONE DAY Mesmerizing TREK TO Andharban ON 6th December 2015"Andharban", the word itself means dense dark forest. Andharban is one of the most beautiful trek in Sahyadris. The best time to visit this place is during monsoon or post monsoon. In this trek, you descend for almost 4 hours and you are covered with dense forest and shade. En-route enjoy the waterfalls and awesome view of Kundalika valley. Here, we will be descending from Pune (Ghatmatha) to Konkan. This trek is also famous among nature lovers, shutterbugs for various species of Butterfly and flowers are there.DESCRIPTIONTime : 4 Hours Descend trekGrade : Medium Base Village : pimpri villageDate : 06-12-2015 (Sunday)Participants : 50 Only,(First come first serve) Cost 1200 /- per headIncludes, 1)Dadar to Dadar in Private vehicle 2)Morning Breakfast & Tea ,3)Evening Tea/Coffee.4)First aid and Expertise charges.Itenary for Trek: Meeting point: Dadar (E) at 11:30pm on 05th Dec 2015 (Sat Night) at Pritam Dhaba PEOPLE WHO COMING FROM PUNE CAN JOIN FROM LONAVALAReach Tahmini Ghat by 3.30am and rest in bus till 06.00am06.00 Wakeup call07.00 Breakfast08.30 Start trek towards Andharban13.00 Lunch Break in Hirdi Village14:00 Start descend towards Bhira Dam15:30 Bhira Dam17:00 Evening refreshments and visit to ballaleshwar ashtavinayak temple at Pali 18:00 Departure to Mumbai22:00 Reaching Mumbai tentativelyExclusion: Emergency Medical evacuations if any required, Insurance and any item/event not mentioned in the inclusion list.Things To Be carry:Identity proof (must)A bottle of water (at least 2 Ltrs) CompulsoryCap, Camera, Electral/Tang powder/Glucose-D/saltPersonal Care stuff, Medicine those if u require usuallyA good trekking shoes,Sumeru trekkers Rules : 1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.2. Trek leader's decision will be final and binding. ***Participation confirmation only via confirmed bank transfer. ***3. Sumeru Trekkers reserv... Read more
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 10:21 AM PST
Trek to Raigad fort on 06 December 2015, Sunday   Event Summary: Name: Raigad Type: Hill Height: 2900 feet Grade: Easy Cost: Rs 1800.00 per person   About: Raigad Fort is a magnificent hill fortress, situated in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It lies approximately 125 km away from Pune and serves as one of the major excursion of the city. The fort once served as the capital of Chhatrapati Shivaji, the Great Maratha king, in the 1674. It was around this time only that Shivaji was crowned the King of a Marathi kingdom. Perched at an altitude of 1350 m (4530 ft) above sea level, Raigarh fort falls under the Sahyadri Mountain range of India. The main structures inside the Raigad Fort, which today stands mostly in ruins, comprise of the Queen's Quarters, Public Durbar, Watch Towers, Darwazas (gateways), etc. The Queen's Quarters consist of six chambers in toto, meant for the queen and her attendants. The main place situated inside the fort was largely constructed out of wood. However, apart from its base, made up of pillars, hardly anything else remains. One can also be witness to the ruins of the three watch towers, which were once used to spot any threat from a distance. The main entrance of the Raigarh Fort comprises of the Maha Darwaja, which is colossal and provided protection from the enemies. However, the king as well as his convoy used to move through the Palkhi Darwaja. The three dark and deep chambers, situated to right of the Palkhi Darwaja, are believed to have served as the granaries of the fort. One of the main attractions of theRaigad Fort is a magnificent statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji, sited opposite the ruins of the main market avenue. The samadhi (tomb) of Shivaji and his dog Waghya is situated here.        Tentative itinerary for the event is as given below:  Meeting Point: Swami Narayan Mandir, Dadar (E) at 23:00 on Saturday. Travel by private vehicle till the base. Breakfast at the base Start our trek by 5 am Reach the top, ... Read more
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 10:04 AM PST
One day trek to Korigad, 6 December 2015, Sunday   Summary: Height: 3000ft approx Region: Lonavala Base: Peth Shahapur Grade: Easy Cost: 1000.00 per person   Meeting point: Dadar Station (east) at 05:00 am   TreksandTrails Korigad trek itenary is as follows: 09:00 Reach Peth Shahapur, breakfast and tea. 10:30 Start Trek 11:30 Summit - Explore - REST - Lunch - Explore – Photography 14:00 Descend 15:00 Base 17:00 Departure for Mumbai   Note: ** AVOID USING PERFUMES AND DEO ESPECIALLY FOR THIS TREK **** We will be in Mumbai around 21:00 Hrs (Subjective)   Inclusion: Travel from Dadar to Lonavala - Korigad and back, 1 breakfast and evening tea. Exclusion: Lunch for the day, Emergency Medical evacuations if any required, Insurance and any item/event not mentioned in the inclusion list.    List of things required: Carry your own personal Haversack and windcheaters to keep hands free. Carry 3 Litres of water to drink. Personal medicines recommended by your family doctor. ***Carry one time meal for the trek. *** Camera (Optional). Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery (at own risk). Snugly fitting canvas shoes / Sports shoes. Electoral or GluconD powder, dry ration such as light snacks & biscuits. Wear good trekking shoes, carry one extra pair of clothes.   TreksandTrails rules: 1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. 2. Trek leader's decision will be final and binding. ***Participation confirmation only via confirmed bank transfer. *** 3. TreksandTrails reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice. 4. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact, send us a text message. 5. Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed. 6. Payment made is non refundable and non transferable. 7. Please do not carry handbags or Jolas or Sling bags.   For registration kindly transfer Rs. 1000.00 per head in the given a/c State Bank of India - Kalwa Saving Account No: 32248535175 ... Read more
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 05:23 AM PST
Dear Friends We invite you For Crocodile Safari To Maldoli With MumbaiRangers on 26 & 27 Dec 2015 Leaving 25 Dec Friday Night   Some information about the Place:   The places that will be visiting are:   Approx 300 Kms Away From Mumbai   1.Crocodile Safari @ Maldoli 2.Guhagar Beach 3.Govalkot – Maldoli Backwater  4.Vyadeshwar Temple  (If time Permits)   Little info about the place :   Crocodile safari at maldoli. we are conducting this maldoli crocodile safari for first Time and are very happy to Announce it publically     Along with crocodile safari at maldoli,we have also Arranged accommodation facilities and delicious cuisines That will help to make your crocodile safari tour a memorable one !! so book your crocodile safari today !!!   CROCODILE SAFARI: There are lot many attractions for tourist in Konkan. Maldoli village is one of the attractions located near Chiplun on the bank of Vashishti river.  The main attraction of this village is Crocodile Safari there are lot of crocodiles in the river who are freely resides in this river, along with  that the picturesque nature and the different types of birds attracts the tourists. If you are thinking about visiting the Kerala backwaters no need to go this much long, We are having a better option in our Konkan. Maldoli is better option to visit.   This village is situated on the bank of Vashishti river which gives you a feeling of being in Kerala. The small small villages on the banks of this river  the picturesque nature the small islands in the back waters of the river, the peaceful climate far away from the noisy cities, the silent flowing water,  soothing climate makes you forget the entire remaining world. But nowadays the tourists are more attracted to see the crocodiles in the river. Maldoli is a very small village which has very less contact with the noisy world. The god has given a very beautiful nature and soothing climate to this village although this village is not known by the outside world. But nowad... Read more
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 01:56 AM PST
                 We at MUMBAI GREEN CHAPTER invite you all to event 'Splendors of Mumbai'.Let's experience a different night life of Mumbai.. When clouds moving in sky and cool breeze singing around.. When all Mumbaikars taking rest.. Let's do something different.. It's roaming around Splendors of Mumbai Gear up to ride on Roads of Bombay and visit the richness of it !! Let the cool air enter in blood... let the hot tea freshen up you in midnight...let the glittering lights amuse you totally…  Don't just live in Mumbai. Let the city live in you!! Registrations Open (Limited Entries) Start 12 Dec 15, 12.00 PM Expected Finish: 13 Dec 15, 5 AM Splendors Covered Gateway of India Nariman Point Marine Drive Breach Candy Haji Ali Ambani House Mumbai University Bombay High Court Rajabai Clock tower Flora Fountain BMC HQ Horniman Circle Type : Cycling (23 kms approx) Grade : Easy Event fees Rs. 800 non-refundable (includes cycle rent, packed snacks, first aid) Transfer fees in account no below and drop a message   Jyoti Yogesh Ghadage 104501510489 Ifsc code ICIC0001045 ICICI BANK For registrations and more details contact.. Yogesh 9920496299/Vivek 9004575139   If not reachable drop a text. Will come back to you !!   See you there ... Yo !! Regards,Mumbai Green Chapter, Your connection with Green..   Things to carry: -Photo Identity Proof (Mandatory)A Water Bottle (Mandatory)Routine medicines (if any)A backpack to put all these thingsAll participants are requested to wear comfortable clothes for cycling and avoid wearing pants which are loose on bottom.Disclaimer:No midway back out during the ride if you want you can drop the cycles on starting point on your own expenses.There might be alteration in the route as per the traffic situation, or any unforeseen situation though we will try to maintain it same as declared.Consumption of alcohol, tobacco or drugs in any form is strictly not allowed.We reserve right to disqualify any participant on spot for any misconduct/... Read more

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