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Posted: 04 Jan 2016 11:06 PM PST
Departure: 17 January 16 Grade: Easy / Medium Charges: Rs 600/- per person, Charges include: Public Transport, Breakfast, and Tea, We will meet at Dadar Station 6:45 am Kalyan Station 8:00 am After breakfast we will going base village by ST Bus  We will Start trek about 10.30 am After Lunch we will return for base village Return Kalyan about 7 pm Please carry  3 Ltr Water, Pack Lunch and Sun cap. For more details : Birdy - Mobile 7588703281 / 8976003281 / 9223403281 For confirmation lease call me after 7 pm For registration please transfer Rs 600/- per head in the following A/c:- and inform me Bank detail Name: TREKKING WITH BIRDY Type: Current Account Bank name : I D B I Bank Bank branch : FORT Branch Bank account number : 0452102000010715 IFSC code for bank : IBKL0000452 Once payment is done, please send an email to with Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID, Cell Number. and call me on my Mobile ... Read more
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 06:44 PM PST
Dear Friends We invite you For Crocodile Safari To Maldoli With MumbaiRangers on 16 & 17 jan 2016 Leaving 15 jan 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 nowadays tour... Read more
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 09:06 AM PST
MATHERANType : Hill FortHeight : 2600 approxRange : MatheranMatheran: (The most unpolluted Hill-Station of Maharashtra)The climate of Matheran is very cool. The most unforgettable things about Matheran are deep forest and the waterfalls nearby, especially in rainy season. The beauty of the hill station gets doubled in monsoon. Matheran is truly 'The Best Hill Station in Maharashtra.Matheran is most splendid hill station in Maharashtra; it covers an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadris. This lovely spot was discovered in 1850 by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the collector of Thane district.--------------------------------------------------------------------------The tentative itinerary for the Trek starting 16th Jan 2016 is as given below:We will be starting with the Khopoli Fast Local (time-table given below)Train TimingCST – Khopoli Fast LocalCST – 03:29pmByculla – 03:36pmDadar – 03:42pmKurla – 03:49pmGhatkopar – 03:53pmMulund - 04:05 pmThane – 04:09pmDombivali – 04:21pmKalyan – 04:28pmNeral – 05:02pm****Missing the train means missing the event .--------------------------------------------------------------------------Reach Matheran by Private Cab at 05:30 pmReach Garbett point by approx 06:30 pm and set up our tentMasti, Fun session and GamesHave dinner and rest for the dayDay 2: 17th JanuaryWake up call at 05:00 AMGet fresh and move to One Tree Hill Point by 06:00 AMWalk through Matheran Forest Trail to reach One Tree Hill PointWe will be having breakfast on the wayStart descending from One Tree Hill Point and reach Ambewadi Village by 11:00 AMSpend some time with the school kids and provide them with books, pen, pencil and other school stuff. Please bring these items along with you if you want to involve yourself in charity for the day.Move to Karjat station by private cab by 11:30 AM(tentative)Reach Karjat station by 12:00 pm--------------------------------------------------------------------------The cost for the trek is Rs1000 per head which includesTravelling by t... Read more
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 06:01 AM PST
Snow Trek in Manali - 4th to 7th Feb 2016! Snow Trek in Manali!Date : Feb 4th - 7th 2016.Level : Easy.Height : 2260 mt (7414ft).Route : Naggar - Rumsu - Pulag –Chichogi - Manali.Cost : Rs. 6000/- per person. Photo album link: Brief Itinerary : Day 1 : Receiving at Naggar,  freshening up and breakfast. Trek to Rumsu Base camp . Day 2 : Trek to Pulag village and back to base camp. Trek to Chichogi village in the evening.Day 3 : Trek to Sterling Jungle and back to Base camp. Day 4 :  Manali visit and departure.Detail Itinerary :  Day 1 : Receiving at Naggar from 8am to 10am , freshen up and breakfast and trek to Rumsu base camp (trek : 3km). The POC would receive all the trekkers at Naggar. After freshening up and breakfast they will make it to Rumsu base camp. The trek route till Rumsu goes through Naggar Castle and some ancient temples. It takes around 2 hours to reach to the base camp. One can encounter snow on the trek route.Registration, lunch, orientation and dinner. Overnight stay at Rumsu home stay.Day 2 : Trek to Pulag village in the morning. Trek to Chichogi village in the evening. Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp (trek : 5km). After breakfast all the trekkers will trek to Pulag village with their lunch packed. There are around 150-200 houses in the village and is similar to Rumsu in respect of culture. Trek to Chichogi for evening walk. Overnight home stay at Rumsu.Day 3 : Trek to Sterling Jungle. Overnight stay at Rumsu base camp (trek : 6 km ) After breakfast all the trekkers will start their trek to the Sterling forest. The forest is full of pine, fir, oak and chestnut trees. The whole of the area will be covered with snow. Gum Boots can be taken from the base camp in the snow. There is a moderate climb for the jungle but while descending we will find many snow slides to make it shorter. Descend to camp by 4 PM. Snacks at Rumsu base camp. Overnight at Rumsu home stay.Day 4 : Manali visit and departure. Dr... Read more
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 05:49 AM PST
Valentine's Camping at Bhandardara Lakeside 2015!  It's the time of the year when there is joy, love and magic all around. Come relish this special day with an overnight camping at our second home, Bhandardara. Celebrate love for your partner, friends, the mountains or simply yourself. Come, be our Valentine for the night. Candle light dinner, love themed movies, star-lit campsite. That's a lot of things for the night!The Plan: Date: 13-14th FebLocation: Bhandardara Cost : 1950/- Itinerary: Day 1: 13th FebruaryParticipants can board 02.25 pm CST – KASARA SF Meeting Point for everyone: 04:34 pm – Kasara Station 04:50 pm – Move to Bhandardara village by jeeps. Reach the campsite and after a round of Ice breakers, have evening snacks and explore the village. Have delicious candle light local dinner and enjoy movies (with popcorn) on the outdoor cinema screen under the stars.Fall in love with everything around! Day 2: 14th February Next morning, play around in the lake waters of the village, interact with villagers or share stories of last night. Have breakfast at a village house and reach Kasara station by noon. Cost: 1950/- Rs. per person.Inclusions: Traveling from Kasara to Kasara Evening snacks, Dinner, BreakfastActivities chargesTent and Sleeping bag chargesCampfire and outdoor screen chargesProfessional Expertise. Camping Permissions. Safety and first aid. Exclusions: Meals during travel.Personal expensesInsurance of any kindMedical hospitalization, evacuation and related expensesAny item not covered under "inclusions" All our explorations are nature-friendly. Smoking and consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited. If anyone found doing the same, will be debarred without refund from the exploration. For confirmation of the seat, 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.: 10740150... Read more
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 05:20 AM PST
WSR Bike to Shirdi Sai Darshan on 06th February 2016 Actual Expense Ride**** Short Info:  WSR Ride to Shirdi! Let's witness our self at by visiting the all loving and beyond religion Shrine of Sai. In this ride all new riders will get very good chance to ride with our WSR team and explore their riding spirit and enthusiasm. On 06th February i.e. on Saturday, WSR Devotional ride to "Shirdi" is planned just to make it a little more interesting and Non-profit Ride.   Date: 06th February 2016 (Saturday) Destination: Shirdi, Maharashtra, India No of Days: 1 Total Distance: 550 Kms Approx. Ride Starts At: 06:00 am Road Type: Rural Roads   Itinerary for the Bike Ride: 06:00 am Teen Hath Naka, Near Eternity Mall (Thane) 06:30 am Kalyan Bhivandi Bypass Road (On Nashik Highway) 08:00 am Breakfast on the way 11:30 am Reach Shirdi Sai Ashram 01:30 pm Lunch at Asharam (With Palki Group) 02:00 pm Visit to Shirdi Sai Darshan 06:00 pm Start Return Journey to Mumbai 08:30 pm Dinner on the way 11:30 pm Reach Mumbai (Tentatively)   The Cost for the event: WSR will pay for the food and accommodation of all the participants which will be equally divided among every member of the trek after the event. Expected Expenses: 400 - 500 per person (excluding Petrol/ Maintenance) Petrol and Maintenance cost is settled by the bike owner and the person accompanying him/her. In case, of a single rider, the petrol and maintenance charges have to be paid by rider alone. Wanderingsoulriders will provide info about a willing participant, who can accompany you, And share the expenses. This depends on availability of such willing participants.   Includes:  Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner   Excludes: Parking charges, Ashram Entry Charges, Petrol and Maintenance cost should be settled by the bike owner and the person accompanying him. And any other thing which is not mentioned in includes.   For Registrations call Team WSR: Deepak: 9819085757 / 9699648235 Harshal: 917... Read more
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 04:36 AM PST
DGS: Durgdarshan have arrenged 'Rajgad To Raigad via Agyachi Naal' on 15/16/17 Jan 2016...About:Endurence level - highDistricts: Pune and RaigadMinimum Days Required: 3Best Season: November and DecemberIf a trekker wants to really test his / her time management skill, stamina, patience, and presence of mind, then this is one trek a trekker must look forward to do. Starting from fort Rajgad near Pune and concluding at Durga-Durgeshwar Raigad, this trek takes you to long and demanding route in Sahyadri along with superb scenery.Itinery :meeting point pune swarget at 6:00 am on 15th Jan.This demanding trek can be completed in 3 days:Day 1:Fri.15-01-2016.Rajgad to Pasali.8:00 reach base village Pali.11:00 am rajgad summit 12:00 pm move towrd pasali via alu darwaja..6:00 am reach Pasali. restDay 2:Sat. 16-01-2016Pasali to dapoli via agyachi naal.6:00AM wakeup call7:00 AM b/fmove to Ekkalgaon.11:00 AM Ekkalgaon.take rest12:00 PM towards Agyachi Naal.6:00 PM reach at Dapoli.Day 3:Sun. 17-01-2016Dapoli Village to Raigad.6:00AM wakeup call.7:00AM B/Fstart trek towrds Raigad.2:00PM atop Raigad.It is desirable to leave Rajgad as early as possible. Lunch and snacks can be carried. Route towards Raigad is from Alu Darwaza of Sanjivani Machi. Alu darwaza is situated on the left side while heading towards Sanjivani machi. Little descend has to be done from Alu darwaza to come out of fortification of Sanjivani machi.Here, descend from Rajgad begins. The road is straight and passes through a small hills.From the Ekkalgaon, one can get a clear view of Raigad on the west.The view of Fort Raigad is inspiring to all of us in many ways. In this trek it is even more inspiring as it is an indication that the goal is near to be achieved. This gives an extra impetus to the tired body and the mind to achieve this goal.On this route there are steady rocks thus making descend easy. On the way there are couple of rock patches which can be descended without a rope. After a descending for an hour ... Read more
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 04:33 AM PST
SUMERU TREKKERS (The Adventure is out there) INVITES YOU FOR A ONE DAY Mesmerizing TREK TO Ajoba Hill ON 10th Jan 2016Ajoba is one of the Highest Peaks in Sahyadri Ranges. Total height of this hill is 4511ft. Ajoba fort or Ajaparvat (Grandfather Mountain). The mountain is known to be one of the highest peaks in its range. Ajoba and its surroundings are very picturesque. Ajoba is famous for the Valmiki Rishi Ashram where Goddess Sita was said to be staying after being separated from Lord Rama. A little ahead of the Valmiki Ashram is the Luv-Kush cave. They say Luv-kush's grandfather trained them here, hence the name Ajoba, which is grandfather in Marathi. DESCRIPTIONTime : 3 HoursGrade : Medium Base Village : Dehane villageDate : 10-01-2016 (Sunday)Participants : 30 Only,(First come first serve) Cost 600 /- per headIncludes, 1) Asangaon To Dehane & Dehane to Asangaon in Private vehicle 2) Morning Breakfast ,3) Evening Tea/Coffee.4) First aid and Expertise charges.Itinerary for Trek: Recommended train timing to reach Asangaon is as below. Please board the 2nd compartment from ahead (Kasara end). This is a train till Asangaon - slow local.CST 05:14Dadar 05:32Kurla 05:43Thane 06:10Kalyan 06:41Asangaon07:20Trek to Ajoba Hills07:30 Report at Asangaon railway station07:45 Group introduction/orientation and have breakfast.08:15 Reach the base village by bus or jeep.09:15 Reach base village09:30 Start trek10:30 Reach at Valmiki ashram, explore n photography.11:00 Start Ascend toward Ajoba.01:00 Reach on top,lunch, exploration, photography etc02:30 Start descend towards base village04:30 Reach at base village, travel to Asangaon by Jeep05:30 Group disperses at Asangaon railway station.Exclusion: Emergency Medical evacuations if any required, Insurance and any item/event not mentioned in the inclusion list.Things To Be carry:Identity proof (must)Packed lunchA bottle of water (at least 2 Ltrs) CompulsoryCap, Camera, Electoral/Tang powder/Glucose-D/saltPersonal Care stuff, M... Read more
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 04:26 AM PST
DGS: Durgdarshan is arranging an adventure trek to the fortPadargad in Bhimashankar region on 10th January,2016.About the Fort -Height: 2002 Ft.Grade: MediumRange: Bhimashankar.Cost : 400.00 Standing in the Bhimashankar mountain range, Padargadoffers a spectacular view of Bhimashankar cliff andNagphani. Siddhagad and Kothaligad can also be seen at adistance. The hike to the fort passes through an evergreenforest which is a home for various species of birds andIndia Giant Squirral which is a state animal of Maharashtra.One has to climb a couple of rock patches and pass througha 'Chimni' while on the way to the fort followed by rock cutsteps. Overall it offers a very adventurous hike. On top onecan see couple of water cisterns and caves.Trek Schedule:Meeting point: @ Karjat Railway station by 8:15 am.Train Time: Karjat Slow Local (S)Dadar - 06:24amGhatkopar - 06:35 am Thane - 06:50 amKalyan - 07:10 amKarjat - 08:00amTentative schedule:09.00 am: with breakfast will move towards khandas bylocal vehicle.10.00 am: will be at Khandas.10.15 am: with intro will start for trek.10.45 am: First halt at Temple12.00 am: will reach in coal for small patch climbing.01.30 pm: will explore and lunch. 03.00 pm: start to descend. 05.00 pm: will be back in Khandas.07.00 pm: will be in Karjat.9:00 pm: Dadar*For Registration transfer Rs. 400.00 per person inthe given a/c.mportant Note: One needs to deposit full paymentinto the following bank account to confirm his/herregistration.Bank Name: Bank of IndiaAccount No: 005210110004779Account Type: SavingsAccount name: Yogesh Alekari.IFSC code:BKID0000052(Onece the payment is done please send us thetransaction reference number, participant name,contact number to Maximum 15 seatsThings To Carry: -lunchA Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs)Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments Someready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)Extra Pair of clothes, G... Read more
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 03:02 AM PST
Hills and Highways: Event 5: Night trek to Kalavantin Durg -16.01.2016 @ 20.30Hrs (Panvel railways Station)  Introduction: It is situated at an elevation of 2,300 feet, and is accessible only through stairs carved around its steep rocky walls. The climb to the fort top is not so tough, but since the stairs are without any support or edges, those with vertigo are advised against it. From the top, one can see the Peb, Chanderi, Matheran, Karnala, and Ershal forts as well as the city of Mumbai. Legend has it that the fort was build for a queen known as Kalavantin, and that it was used a secret hideout by freedom fighter Umaji Naik in the early 19th century.   Category: Adventure + Medium + thrilling Endurance Level: HighDuration of the trek: one night and half dayFood Arrangement: Breakfast will be provided by Hills and highways @ Prabal machiTransport: Private auto rickshaws/Tum TumHeight : 2300 ft approx.Base Village: Thakurwadi District: RaiagdRegion: Panvel Itinerary Saturday 16.01.2016 20.30 Hrs:- Meeting Pont @ Panvel Railway Station 20.45 Hrs:- Depart for Base village by Tum Tum 21.15Hrs:- Will reach at Base village Thakurwadi After Reaching at base camp we will conduct small Introduction round 21.30Hrs:- we will Start Trek for Prabal Machi 23.00Hrs:- Reach at Prabal Machi for dinner and take rest till 3.30Hrs Sunday Sunday 17.01.2016 03.30Hrs:- Start Ascending to Kalavantin 05.00Hrs:- Reach @ Kalavanti (We can see other forts and beautiful Sun rise) 07.00Hrs:- Start Descending 08.00Hrs:-Reach at Prabalmachi and Time for Nature and fresh up call (Those who wish to make it) 08.300Hrs:- Breakfast 09.00Hrs:- Start Desending 11.00Hrs:- Reach @ Thakurwadi 11.00Hrs:- Back to Panvel by Tum Tum Trek End with lots of memories    Cost Include: Transportation from Panvel – Thakurwadi – Panvel by Tum Tum, Breakfast at Prabalmachi   Things To Carry:-A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)Torch with extra battery compulsory, Sleeping Bags / Sleep... Read more

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