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Posted: 24 Dec 2015 06:20 PM PST
Trekगुरु : One day Trek to Sandhan Valley (सांधण दरी). also known as Valley of suspense or Valley of Shadow   Date : Sunday 3rd Jan 2016 - batch 1   Region : Igatpuri   Cost : Aprx 450 - 550 rs Per Person On Contribution Basis + 100 rs trekगुरु charges   Assembly : Kasara Railway Station    Duration : 1 Day   Height : 4100 ft (aprx)   Grade : EASY with thrilling n technical walk   ---------- ----------   Batch 1 : 3 Jan 2016 Batch 2 : 10 Jan 2016 Batch 3 : 17 Jan 2016 Batch 4 : 24 Jan 2016 ( 23 Jan nyt ) (Anniversary special) (TTMM basis) Batch 5 : 31 Jan 2016   --------- ---------   Dear Trekkers,    Trekगुरु have organised a most Awaited , exciting and thrilling one day Trek to Sandhan Valley On 3rd Jan 2016 (NO RAPPELLING)   ----------   Journeys and trek scheduled:-: Sunday 03/01/16 CATCH CST TO KASARA LOCAL (SLOW)   05.02am : CST   05.10am : byculla   05.20am : DADAR   05.30am : kurla   05.36am : ghatkopar   05.57am : THANE   06.19am : dombivali   06.28am : KALYAN   06.41am : titwala   07.01am : asangaon   07.38am : KASARA   Depart to Samrad by a Private Vehicle   10.00am : Reach Samrad (साम्रद) base village   BREAKFAST   10.30am : Move towards exploring Sandhan Valley.   About Sandhan Valley (सांधण दरी)   Sandhan Valley, also known as Valley of suspense or Valley of Shadow, is one of the greatest canyons in the splendid setting of Sahyadri (Western Ghats). The water carved valley is 200 ft deep and about 1.5 long. Sandhan valley is located on the western side of the beautiful Bhandardara region, near Samrad village.    The valley is surrounded with mighty Alang, Madan and Kulang (Known as AMK- rated as the toughest trek in Sahyadri) Ratangad, Ajoba & Kalsubai (5400 ft. highest peak in Maharashtra) mountain ranges. The brilliant and deep narrow rock floored ravine is located between the two high walls of mountain range. At some places its width is less than 3 ft and at some places sun rays unable to reach the ground. Which gives it the name: valley of shado... Read more
Posted: 24 Dec 2015 04:44 AM PST
WSR Overnight Programme of Sky Observation at Mahuli on 09th Jan 2016   Event Partner: Amateur Astronomy Club Registration closing: 05th January 2016 Charges: Rs.250/- including stargazing, evening snacks, 3 teas, rent of site & WSR Charges. The program starts at 7.00 pm (IST) in the evening and runs up to 4.30 am (IST) next morning. The general outline of the programme is as follows: Date: Saturday 09th January 2016 Venue: Patil Farm, Mahuli Village ENTRY by Advance Booking ONLY   Instructions for participants: 1. Carry warm cloths 2. Carry extra mat/carpet to lie down to relax while in the journey through the cosmos 3. Carry a torch, covered with red gelatine  4. Reach to Asangaon station at 5.05 Pm on 9th January. Our coordinator will guide you about transport arrangement done by AAC till stargazing site i.e. Patil Farm, Mahuli village. (Participants have to pay individual cost to driver- approximately Rs.30/- each or share autos are available outside the station which cost Rs. 250/- for 4 passengers) 5. Carry your own tiffin for dinner as there is no such arrangement will be made by WSR.  6. Carrying Alcohol & smoking are strictly outlawed. The charges are non-refundable, even if the programme does not take place, because of incidental heavy rains or for any other reason beyond our control. The entry to the program is STRICTLY by PRE-BOOKING.    Train Timings: CST - Asangaon : 15:02 pm (S) 03:02 PM CST 03:10 PM Byculla 03:20 PM Dadar 03:30 PM Kurla 03:36 PM Ghatkopar 03:52 PM Mulund 03:57 PM Thane 04:19 PM Dombivli 04:28 PM Kalyan 05:03 PM Asangaon   FAQ: Do I need to register for this program? Yes. It is mandatory to have a pre-booked invitation for the Special Show. Who will be the contact person at the site? Deepak : 9819085757 Is there a dinner facility on site? NO. Is there any age restriction for the attendee? No. Anyone can join. Is there a medical facility on site? No. We have basic first aid kit…but if... Read more
Posted: 24 Dec 2015 04:27 AM PST
Weekday trek to Karnala fort near Mumbai - Join Us ********************************************************************Upcoming batches:14-Jan 201628-Jan 201609-Feb 201623-Feb 2016********************************************************************Introduction:Height: 1500 ftGrade: EasyType: Hill FortEndurance Level: SimpleMinimum: 05 participantsMaximum: 25 participantsBase Village: ShirdhonDistrict: RaigadRegion: Near Panvel - Navi MumbaiContribution: 700.00About:Karnala fort is a hill fort in Raigad district about 13 km from Panvel. Located in within the Karnala Bird Sanctuary. It was a fort of strategic importance. Redeemed with the power struggle of many rulers, Karnala Fort stands as a specimen of the 13th century constructions. The fort was sparingly used by the Karnala rulers including Mudhan and Peshwas until 1818, followed by the British.Itinerary for all batches:07:30 Assembly at Panvel Station07:45 Reach Panvel state transport depot.09:00 Reach Karnala base by ST bus / Tum-Tum and start trek11:00 Summit and explore12:30 Start descend 17:30 Disperse at Panvel ST depot.NOTE:We would be getting back to Panvel Depot at approx 18:30 - subjectiveAVOID USING PERFUMES AND DEO ESPECIALLY FOR THIS TREK.Inclusion:1 Veg breakfast, Travel from Panvel ST depot – to Karnala fort base – and back to Panvel ST depot by tumtum / ST, Sanctuary entry fee, TreksandTrails, India charges if any.Exclusion: Emergency Medical evacuations if any required, Insurance and any item/event not mentioned in the inclusion list. Camera fees and Lunch.TreksandTrails recommends things to carry:Haversack to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.Camera (Optional), Electoral Powder or Glucon D powder. Personal medicines. ****** Carry one time meal (Lunch) for the trek.*******TreksandTrails rules:Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Please do not carry handbags or Jolas or Sling bags.Trek leader's dec... Read more
Posted: 24 Dec 2015 03:11 AM PST
TREKSANDTRAILS INDIA: Weekday trek to Sarasgad fort, in Pali near Mumbai, 12 Jan 2016 **********************************************************************************Upcoming batches:12-Jan Sarasgad02-Feb Sarasgad18-Feb Sarasgad**********************************************************************************Event Summary and Introduction:Name of Event: Weekday trek to Sarasgad, in Pali MaharashtraDifficulty Level: MediumEndurance Level: HighFood Arrangement: None on the fort, however we can buy food/pack lunch from the base village.Transport: Regular ST buses are available from Mumbai/ Pune to Pali village.Height of fort: 1600 ft approx.Base Village: PaliDistrict: Pali RaigadRegion: NagothaneRoute from Pune: Pune - Lonavala - Khopoli - PaliRoute from Mumbai: Mumbai - Panvel - Wadkal - Wakand - PaliDistance from Mumbai: 125 km approx.Distance from Pune: 130 km approx.Total Climbing time: 2 hours 30 MinutesTotal Climbing distance: 5 km approx.Cost per person: Rs.1500.00TreksandTrails trek Schedule:Departure from Dadar station (east) near Pritam Dhabha.Reach Pali, have breakfast. Start trekPost decend have Lunch in Pali. Then travel back to MumbaiCost Includes:Transport by private Non-A/C vehicle. 1 Veg breakfast, 1 Veg Lunch, TreksandTrails charges if any.Cost Excludes:All kinds of Extra Meals / Drinks Ordered. Insurance, tips, Porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc. Any kind of personal expenses. Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above. All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like road blocks, bad weather.Things to carry:Haversack to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts. Extra Pair of clothes. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc. Electoral or GluconD powder. Personal medicines. Sun protection cap, googles, some ready to eat food like plumb cake, biscuit, fruits.TreksandTrails, India rules:Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Trek leader... Read more
Posted: 24 Dec 2015 02:54 AM PST
Tandem Paragliding at Kamshet Ten Batches join Us to experience the Thrill... Let's fly like a bird with TreksandTrails paragliding at Kamshet batches as mentioned below. Enjoy amazing tandem paragliding ride which will be an experience worth a thousand moments. And if you want get more adventures ask for a somersault to your pilot. Get a bird's eye view of Lonavala city and nearby mountain ranges. You will be assisted by a team of professional experts conducting Tandem Paragliding Kamshet near Pune. Tandem paragliding can be enjoyed by any person from the age 12 years onward.Next Upcoming Batches:24 Jan 2016– Batch IV – Sunday13 Feb 2016– Batch V – Saturday27 Feb 2016– Batch VI – Saturday13 Mar 2016– Batch VII – Sunday27 Mar 2016– Batch VIII– Sunday09 Apr 2016– Batch IX – Saturday23 April 2016– Batch X– SaturdaySummary:Place: Kamshet, Lonavala.Location:Tikona Peth, Pawna Lakeside.Gliding Time:10 -15 min approx.Grade: Easy – thrillingDuration: 1dayMin Participants: 7Max Participants: 22Cost: Rs 4500.00General itinerary for Tandem paragliding at Kamshet with TreksandTrails and General FAQ'sHow do we get to the paragliding site?06:00 Departure from Dadar08:30 Breakfast near Khalapur toll09:30 Arrival at Kamshet. Enjoy the thrill of Paragliding at Kamshet.13:00 Lunch at Hotel Rangoli18:00 Reach Dadar.What is Inclusions?Transportation from Mumbai to Mumbai on sharing basis by non-air conditioned vehicle.Travel by shared cab services from hotel Rangoli to paragliding site and back.1 pilot assisted Tandem Paragliding ride for about 10 - 15 minutes approx.1 morning veg breakfast and 1 veg lunch meal, expertise charges.What are the Exclusions?Medical evacuations if required. Insurance of any type not included.Extra paragliding tandem paragliding ride will be allowed for Rs 3000.00 per glide, if time permits. Mineral water tea and other sundry expenses if any.Video shooting of individuals participating in tandem paragliding. Approx extra charge Rs 1000.00TreksandTrails recom... Read more

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