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Posted: 13 Dec 2015 12:22 AM PST
    Small Info about Sandhan valley Mountain , Nature, Valley, Challenge, Rappelling, Survival and Adventure Sandhan valley is known Wonder of nature & splendid of Sahyadri (Western Ghats) located on the west side of beautiful Bhandardara region, near Samrad village. Water carved valley of 200 ft deep and about 1.5 long. 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. The Valley surrounded with mighty Alang, Madan & Kulang (Known as AMK- toughest trek in Sahyadri) Ratangad, Ajoba & Kalsubai 5400 ft. highest peak in Maharashtra) mountain ranges. At the end of valley you get magnificent view of high cliffs & deep valleys. Level : Medium Height : 3000 feet ASL (Approx) Type : Hill Valley ---------------------------------------------- Duration: One Day Cost: Registered Member: Rs. 1250/-*per person Non-Registered Member: Rs. 1350/-*per person ----------------------------------------------- Trek Date:  20/12/2015 Time : 10.30 pm Meeting Point: 19/12/2015 Dadar station ------------------------------------------------- Cost Includes* ~ Kasara, Asangoan Travel by PVT Vehicle ~ Tea, Breakfast, Lunch and Refreshment ~ Rappelling ------------------------------------------------- Cost Excludes* ~ Personal Expenses ~ Any kind of Insurance ~ Personal Car Parking ----------------------------------------------------- Things to Do/Carry -------------------------- ~ Photo Identity Card- Must ~ Water Bottle at list 1-3 liter ~ Camera (Optional), Cell Phone must ~ Some ready to eat food. Cakes, Biscuits etc ~ Medicine those if u require usually ~ Extra Pair of clothes Towel and napkin, ~ Good trekking shoes or Canvas shoes ~ sleeping Matt and Bed sheet ~ Advise to wear Track pant and T-shirt Things to avoid ---------------------- ~ Wearing Gold and other ornaments ~ Chapels ~ Alcohol / Ciga... Read more
Posted: 12 Dec 2015 11:49 PM PST
Dear All,   Greetings for the day!   Hitech Adventures wish to announce upcoming event of 1200  fts TYROLEAN TRAVERSE & 300 fts  Z – RIG at Harishchandragadh Kokan Kada We have five batches in all and are as follows:   1.   Batch I          22nd to 23rd of Jan 16.     2.   Batch II        23rd to 24th of Jan 16.     3.   Batch III       24th to 25th of Jan 16.     4.   Batch IV       25th to 26th of Jan 16.      5.   Batch V         26th to 27th of Jan 16.                        Programme Schedule : (1 & half Day) Day    I:Catch a train to Kasara from at Dadar 5.06 p.m., Thane 5.30 p.m., Dom 5.56 p.m.  Kalyan 6.08 p.m., kasara 07.18. p.m. (this is a fast local so check out your boarding stations). Private transport will take you to base village Pachanai. Trek to Harishchandragadh.(Night Trek)   Day II :  Reach Camp  A  early morning were tea will be provided.  Introduction to the activity and activity starts by 7.00 a.m.   Participants traverse 1200 ft Kokan Kada and land on Bhavanichi Dhar. With a Z –Rig technique reach again to top of Harishchandgadh by 3.00 pm.  After  having food they trek back to pachani village at 4.30 pm were they will be picked up by local transport and dropped at Kasara station by 9.00 p.m. to catch local for Mumbai at 9.21 p.m., Klyn 10.37 p.m., Thane 10.56 p.m. Dadar 11.22 p.m.             Cost for the event: Rs. 3,800/-   (indcluding  Event , Travel by local transport   from Kasara to Harishchandragadh to & fro, morning Breakfast, lunch and eve tea.)Payment Details : Name : Tushar M. Modak.Bank : Axis Bank, Vile Parle BranchA/c No : 183010100079268.IFSC : UTIB 0000183..https://www.facebook.com/tushar.modak.98mail id : hitechadventures@yahoo.comtushmodak@gamil.com List of things to carry:   1. Haver Sack 2. Two pair of inner as well outer clothes (its DEC so definitely cold need to carry as per requirement) 3. Torch/ Head Torch.  4. Sports Shoes 5. Cold cream 6. Medical kit (as per... Read more
Posted: 12 Dec 2015 11:45 PM PST
Dear All,   Greetings for the day!   Hitech Adventures wish to announce upcoming event of 1200  fts TYROLEAN TRAVERSE & 300 fts  Z – RIG at Harishchandragadh Kokan Kada We have five batches in all and are as follows:   1.   Batch I          22nd to 23rd of Jan 16.     2.   Batch II        23rd to 24th of Jan 16.     3.   Batch III       24th to 25th of Jan 16.     4.   Batch IV       25th to 26th of Jan 16.      5.   Batch V         26th to 27th of Jan 16.                        Programme Schedule : (1 & half Day) Day    I:Catch a train to Kasara from at Dadar 5.06 p.m., Thane 5.30 p.m., Dom 5.56 p.m.  Kalyan 6.08 p.m., kasara 07.18. p.m. (this is a fast local so check out your boarding stations). Private transport will take you to base village Pachanai. Trek to Harishchandragadh.(Night Trek)   Day II :  Reach Camp  A  early morning were tea will be provided.  Introduction to the activity and activity starts by 7.00 a.m.   Participants traverse 1200 ft Kokan Kada and land on Bhavanichi Dhar. With a Z –Rig technique reach again to top of Harishchandgadh by 3.00 pm.  After  having food they trek back to pachani village at 4.30 pm were they will be picked up by local transport and dropped at Kasara station by 9.00 p.m. to catch local for Mumbai at 9.21 p.m., Klyn 10.37 p.m., Thane 10.56 p.m. Dadar 11.22 p.m.             Cost for the event: Rs. 3,800/-   (indcluding  Event , Travel by local transport   from Kasara to Harishchandragadh to & fro, morning Breakfast, lunch and eve tea.)Payment Details : Name : Tushar M. Modak.Bank : Axis Bank, Vile Parle BranchA/c No : 183010100079268.IFSC : UTIB 0000183..https://www.facebook.com/tushar.modak.98mail id : hitechadventures@yahoo.comtushmodak@gamil.com List of things to carry:   1. Haver Sack 2. Two pair of inner as well outer clothes (its DEC so definitely cold need to carry as per requirement) 3. Torch/ Head Torch.  4. Sports Shoes 5. Cold cream 6. Medical kit (as per... Read more
Posted: 12 Dec 2015 11:39 PM PST
Dear All,   Greetings for the day!   Hitech Adventures wish to announce upcoming event of 1200  fts TYROLEAN TRAVERSE & 300 fts  Z – RIG at Harishchandragadh Kokan Kada We have five batches in all and are as follows:   1.   Batch I          22nd to 23rd of Jan 16.     2.   Batch II        23rd to 24th of Jan 16.     3.   Batch III       24th to 25th of Jan 16.     4.   Batch IV       25th to 26th of Jan 16.      5.   Batch V         26th to 27th of Jan 16.                        Programme Schedule : (1 & half Day) Day    I:Catch a train to Kasara from at Dadar 5.06 p.m., Thane 5.30 p.m., Dom 5.56 p.m.  Kalyan 6.08 p.m., kasara 07.18. p.m. (this is a fast local so check out your boarding stations). Private transport will take you to base village Pachanai. Trek to Harishchandragadh.(Night Trek)   Day II :  Reach Camp  A  early morning were tea will be provided.  Introduction to the activity and activity starts by 7.00 a.m.   Participants traverse 1200 ft Kokan Kada and land on Bhavanichi Dhar. With a Z –Rig technique reach again to top of Harishchandgadh by 3.00 pm.  After  having food they trek back to pachani village at 4.30 pm were they will be picked up by local transport and dropped at Kasara station by 9.00 p.m. to catch local for Mumbai at 9.21 p.m., Klyn 10.37 p.m., Thane 10.56 p.m. Dadar 11.22 p.m.             Cost for the event: Rs. 3,800/-   (indcluding  Event , Travel by local transport   from Kasara to Harishchandragadh to & fro, morning Breakfast, lunch and eve tea.)Payment Details : Name : Tushar M. Modak.Bank : Axis Bank, Vile Parle BranchA/c No : 183010100079268.IFSC : UTIB 0000183..https://www.facebook.com/tushar.modak.98mail id : hitechadventures@yahoo.comtushmodak@gamil.com List of things to carry:   1. Haver Sack 2. Two pair of inner as well outer clothes (its DEC so definitely cold need to carry as per requirement) 3. Torch/ Head Torch.  4. Sports Shoes 5. Cold cream 6. Medical kit (as per... Read more
Posted: 12 Dec 2015 11:33 PM PST
Greetings for the day!   Hitech Adventures wish to announce upcoming event of 1200  fts TYROLEAN TRAVERSE & 300 fts  Z – RIG at Harishchandragadh Kokan Kada We have five batches in all and are as follows:   1.   Batch I          22nd to 23rd of Jan 16.     2.   Batch II        23rd to 24th of Jan 16.     3.   Batch III       24th to 25th of Jan 16.     4.   Batch IV       25th to 26th of Jan 16.      5.   Batch V         26th to 27th of Jan 16.                        Programme Schedule : (1 & half Day) Day    I:Catch a train to Kasara from at Dadar 5.06 p.m., Thane 5.30 p.m., Dom 5.56 p.m.  Kalyan 6.08 p.m., kasara 07.18. p.m. (this is a fast local so check out your boarding stations). Private transport will take you to base village Pachanai. Trek to Harishchandragadh.(Night Trek)   Day II :  Reach Camp  A  early morning were tea will be provided.  Introduction to the activity and activity starts by 7.00 a.m.   Participants traverse 1200 ft Kokan Kada and land on Bhavanichi Dhar. With a Z –Rig technique reach again to top of Harishchandgadh by 3.00 pm.  After  having food they trek back to pachani village at 4.30 pm were they will be picked up by local transport and dropped at Kasara station by 9.00 p.m. to catch local for Mumbai at 9.21 p.m., Klyn 10.37 p.m., Thane 10.56 p.m. Dadar 11.22 p.m.             Cost for the event: Rs. 3,800/-   (indcluding  Event , Travel by local transport   from Kasara to Harishchandragadh to & fro, morning Breakfast, lunch and eve tea.)Payment Details : Name : Tushar M. Modak.Bank : Axis Bank, Vile Parle BranchA/c No : 183010100079268.IFSC : UTIB 0000183..https://www.facebook.com/tushar.modak.98mail id : hitechadventures@yahoo.comtushmodak@gamil.com List of things to carry:   1. Haver Sack 2. Two pair of inner as well outer clothes (its DEC so definitely cold need to carry as per requirement) 3. Torch/ Head Torch.  4. Sports Shoes 5. Cold cream 6. Medical kit (as per your requirem... Read more
Posted: 12 Dec 2015 11:27 PM PST
Dear All, Greetings for the day! Below are the details for the camp at Sandhan Valley. SANDHAN'S 400 FT KOKAN KADA VALLEY CROSSING & 400 FT SANDHAN RAPPEL BY HI-TECH ADVENTURES The batches are in all four our events and are as follows: 1.    Batch I              24th to 25th of Dec 15. 2.    Batch II             25th to 26th of Dec 15. 3. Batch III                26th to 27th of Dec 15. 4. Batch IV              27th to 28th of Dec 15. Program Schedule Participant will be picked up form kasara station at 4.12 p.m. by our instructor ( cell no of the same instructor will be provided to the batch), we travel and get down at samrad village from where batch treks to base camp for food and tent stay  at 9.00 pm approx. Day II : Participant's valley cross 400 ft kokan Kada and proceed to sandhan valley for 400 ft rappel form where they trek back to base camp, they reach base camp by 4.00 pm their onwards they will be picked up by local transport and dropped at kasara station at 9.00 pm approx. ( train timings' is attached with this below.  Train Timings' from C. S.T. to Kasara. (Slow). Dadar          1.47 pm. Thane          2.26 pm Klyn             2.57 pm Kasara         4.12 pm Train Timing's form Kasara to C. S. T. (fast). Kasara           9.21 pm Klyn              10.37 pm Thane            10.56 pm Dadar            11.22 pm Cost for the events: Rs. 3,000/- (indl travel form kasara to sandhan & back to kasara, event, food, and stay) Payment Details: Name: Tushar M. Modak. Bank: Axis Bank, Vile Parle Branch A/c No: 183010100079268. IFSC: UTIB 0000183. List of things to carry: 1. Haver Sack 2. Two pair of inner as well outer clothes (its DEC so definitely cold need to carry as per requirement) 3. Torch/ Head Torch.  4. Sports Shoes 5. Cold cream 6. Medical kit (as per your requirement) with sugar and salt sachet included. 7. Sleeping bag or light bedding / carry matt. 8. Binoculars. 9. Camera at your own risk. 10. Enerzal powder... Read more
Posted: 12 Dec 2015 11:24 PM PST
Dear All, Greetings for the day! Below are the details for the camp at Sandhan Valley. SANDHAN'S 400 FT KOKAN KADA VALLEY CROSSING & 400 FT SANDHAN RAPPEL BY HI-TECH ADVENTURES The batches are in all four our events and are as follows: 1.    Batch I              24th to 25th of Dec 15. 2.    Batch II             25th to 26th of Dec 15. 3. Batch III                26th to 27th of Dec 15. 4. Batch IV              27th to 28th of Dec 15. Program Schedule Participant will be picked up form kasara station at 4.12 p.m. by our instructor ( cell no of the same instructor will be provided to the batch), we travel and get down at samrad village from where batch treks to base camp for food and tent stay  at 9.00 pm approx. Day II : Participant's valley cross 400 ft kokan Kada and proceed to sandhan valley for 400 ft rappel form where they trek back to base camp, they reach base camp by 4.00 pm their onwards they will be picked up by local transport and dropped at kasara station at 9.00 pm approx. ( train timings' is attached with this below.  Train Timings' from C. S.T. to Kasara. (Slow). Dadar          1.47 pm. Thane          2.26 pm Klyn             2.57 pm Kasara         4.12 pm Train Timing's form Kasara to C. S. T. (fast). Kasara           9.21 pm Klyn              10.37 pm Thane            10.56 pm Dadar            11.22 pm Cost for the events: Rs. 3,000/- (indl travel form kasara to sandhan & back to kasara, event, food, and stay) Payment Details: Name: Tushar M. Modak. Bank: Axis Bank, Vile Parle Branch A/c No: 183010100079268. IFSC: UTIB 0000183. List of things to carry: 1. Haver Sack 2. Two pair of inner as well outer clothes (its DEC so definitely cold need to carry as per requirement) 3. Torch/ Head Torch.  4. Sports Shoes 5. Cold cream 6. Medical kit (as per your requirement) with sugar and salt sachet included. 7. Sleeping bag or light bedding / carry matt. 8. Binoculars. 9. Camera at your own risk. 10. Enerzal powder... Read more
Posted: 12 Dec 2015 11:15 PM PST
Dear All, Greetings for the day! Below are the details for the camp at Sandhan Valley. SANDHAN'S 400 FT KOKAN KADA VALLEY CROSSING & 400 FT SANDHAN RAPPEL BY HI-TECH ADVENTURES The batches are in all four our events and are as follows: 1.    Batch I              24th to 25th of Dec 15. 2.    Batch II             25th to 26th of Dec 15. 3. Batch III                26th to 27th of Dec 15. 4. Batch IV              27th to 28th of Dec 15. Program Schedule Participant will be picked up form kasara station at 4.12 p.m. by our instructor ( cell no of the same instructor will be provided to the batch), we travel and get down at samrad village from where batch treks to base camp for food and tent stay  at 9.00 pm approx. Day II : Participant's valley cross 400 ft kokan Kada and proceed to sandhan valley for 400 ft rappel form where they trek back to base camp, they reach base camp by 4.00 pm their onwards they will be picked up by local transport and dropped at kasara station at 9.00 pm approx. ( train timings' is attached with this below.  Train Timings' from C. S.T. to Kasara. (Slow). Dadar          1.47 pm. Thane          2.26 pm Klyn             2.57 pm Kasara         4.12 pm Train Timing's form Kasara to C. S. T. (fast). Kasara           9.21 pm Klyn              10.37 pm Thane            10.56 pm Dadar            11.22 pm Cost for the events: Rs. 3,000/- (indl travel form kasara to sandhan & back to kasara, event, food, and stay) Payment Details: Name: Tushar M. Modak. Bank: Axis Bank, Vile Parle Branch A/c No: 183010100079268. IFSC: UTIB 0000183. List of things to carry: 1. Haver Sack 2. Two pair of inner as well outer clothes (its DEC so definitely cold need to carry as per requirement) 3. Torch/ Head Torch.  4. Sports Shoes 5. Cold cream 6. Medical kit (as per your requirement) with sugar and salt sachet included. 7. Sleeping bag or light bedding / carry matt. 8. Binoculars. 9. Camera at your own risk. 10. Enerzal powde... Read more
Posted: 12 Dec 2015 03:48 AM PST
About Harishchandragad: Type : Hill Fort     Fort Range : Malshej    District : Ahmednagar   Height above sea level : 4510 ft. Difficulty rating:Medium   Base village : Khireshwar     Harishchandragad Fort is famous for its height, its toughness and the famous 'Konkan Kada' 1800 ft. Harishchandra Temple is known to be the pride of the fort. Sant Changdev stayed here for some time and completed his manuscript - 'Tatwasaar'. The Nandi and Shivling in the temple are breathtaking.Harishchandragad Fort is situated in Junnar region near Malshej Ghat. Rohidas, Taramati and Harishchandra are the three peaks in Harishchandragad. Many peaks, fort and other beautiful places such as Malshej Ghat, Jivdhan, Nane Ghat, Ratangad, Kalsubai, etc. can also be seen from here. Sightseeing : To the east of the temple is a well-built lake called "Saptatirtha". On its bank are temple-like constructions in which there are idols of Lord Vishnu. Going rightwards of Harishchandreshwar temple,we come across a huge cave of  Kedareshwar, in which there is a big Shivlinga, which is totally surrounded by water. Konkan Kada (Konkan cliff) most interesting point on this fort is this cliff. Caves onHarishchandragad  are situated all over the fort. Many of these are situated at the foot of Taramati peak & are the place of accommodation. Nageshwar temple near Khireshwar  is a great antique construction, and diverse artistic works are seen on this.  Itinerary Day1 11.00 am : Pick up at Dadar 3.00 pm: Reach Base Village of Harishchandragad Khireshwar [Taking Rest at Khireshwar](Lunch enroute) 4.00 pm: start climb 8. 00 pm: Reach top 11.00 pm: post lunch go to sleep Day 2  6.30 am: visit Kokankada exploration 07.15 am: Back to cave  8.00 am : Start decend 11.00 am-12.00 pm : Reach base 12.00 pm-1.00 pm Lunch 4.00 pm: Reach Mumbai Last date of confirmation 16th Dec 2015 Batch size of 25 only Things To be Carried Along with:● A haversack to put in all the things to be carried so that one has one hands f... Read more
Posted: 12 Dec 2015 03:28 AM PST
Available dates:Everyday from 12th December 2015 to 6th June 2016Friends it gives me great pleasure to announce cutomised camping at Pawna.A great getaway near Mumbai and PuneNow enjoy a night under the stars with your loved ones camping along a lake.All you have to do is choose a weekend, pack your bags and hit the road.All the other arrangements leave it to us.We ll provide the tent and food and nature will provide the exquisite view.Also enjoy the cool weather Itinerary(approx):day-16-6.30 pmReach site at (reach lonavala at 5 pm)Have tea6.30- 7pm : Setup tent7pm-9pm : Camp fire9pm - 10 pm: Have dinner and sleepday-26.30-7.00 am : Get up and check out the beautiful view7.00-8.00 am : Take a dip in water8.00-8.30 am : tea and breakfast8.30-9.30 am : unpitch tents and packup9.30 am : Leave for homeEvent cost : Rs1050/- per personCost includes : Stay in tent on sharing basisBasic bedding material inside tenttea,dinner and breakfastcampfireBasic provision:Indian style washroom facility avaibleCost excludesTravel to and fro from site(Travel can be arranged from Lonavala on request at extra cost)ContactSwapnil Kshirsagar 9769345484 for furthur detailsMinimum group size of 6 Please let us know your prefered dates incase you have a small group so that we can accommodate others.Also keep looking for our events to for furthur details... Read more

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