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Posted: 08 Jan 2016 12:20 AM PST
Small Info About 'SARUS FESTIVAL' & Nagzira (Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary)'Sarus Festival' been organized by the District Tourism Committee, Gondia, Maharashtra.The Gondia District Tourism Committee has thoughtfully conceptualized & come forward to organize a 'SARUS FESTIVAL' to promote tourism in the District with focus on showcasing the rich cultural & nature heritage of the district along with thrust to biodiversity conservation. As part of the festival, we are organizing a 'Navegaon Nagzira Photoshoot Competition'.Your kind been an avid nature lover & passionate wildlife photographer, the said Photoshoot Competition provides a great opportunity to explore the unexplored areas of our diverse Nation.The 'Navegaon Nagzira Photoshoot Competition' has already commenced from 15th Dec 2015 and will continue till 31st Jan 2016. We are sure that you will have memories aplenty to cherish for the rest of your life.Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuaryis located in the Gondia and Bhandara district in the northeastern corner of Maharashtra. It is said that there were once elephants"Nag"means Elephant in Sanskrit) in this forest, which is how the name Nagziracame to be. The majority of the dwellers here are tribal. Because of dense forests the wildlife is also rich. Another special feature of this region is its lakes which have helped for the faster growth of jungles.This wildlife sanctuary is indeed  nature's priceless asset and beckons one and all to enjoy its picturesque landscape, its scenic beauty'spure and fresh air. Nagzira is often referred to as the Green Oasis of Vidharba.My Mera India Group Tour Dates:------------------29-31 Jan, 2016Tour Cost:-----------------Standard (S) INR 6990/-*Tour Package Inclusive*----------------------------------Two Open Jeep Safaris, one Full day birdingReturn Train Mumbai – Gondia – MumbaiAccommodation twin/triple/Group sharing in tentAll tea, Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAll Pickup and Drop Nagpur - Gondia- NagpurSix people per jeep (G6... Read more
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 11:12 PM PST
Valentine's Camping at Bhandardara Date:- 13/02/16&14/02/16 Range-Nagar Level- Camping Plan:- Day-1- 13/02/2016 3:00 pm- Meeting Point Kasara 3:00-4:30- Reached base village by Jeep 4:30-5:30-Tent set up 5:39-6:00- Rest 6:00-7:00- Games 7:00-12:00- Dinner,Camp fire, Antakshari, Barbequ. etc Day-2- 14/02/16 7:00- wake up call 07:00-08:00 - Tea & Breakfast 8:00-9:00- Boating 09:00-10:00-Enjoy back water 11:00-12:00-Rest 12:00-13:00- Veg Lunch 13:00- Return journey to Kasara by jeep We will be returning to Mumbai by 6pm. Participants:- 25 Only (First come first serve) Cost:- 1500/- Per head Includes:- Travelling from Kasara to Bhandardara&Return by Jeep,  Breakfast,2Village meals,Barbeque, sharing tent , first aid & expertise charges Train Schedule- Cst- 12:28 Dadar-12:41 Kurla-12:48 Ghatkoper-12:52 Thane-1:10 Dombivali-1:33 Kalyan-1:42 Titwala-1:55 Asangaon-2:15 Kasara-2:52 Things to Carry:- ▶Proper bedding (two chaddar) ▶Extra clothes ▶Shoes ▶Chappal ▶Torch ▶Some ready to eat food ,plum cake, biscuits, etc ▶Medicine if require  DO's and DON'T  Participants will have to reach 15 mins before at the starting point  Contribution once paid will not be refunded on any circumstances.  Parvatarohi should not be held responsible for any natural calamities or the situations which are beyond control.  Follow instructions given by leaders Contact:-  Lalit Parmar-9820546305/9158896454 Allwyn-9820223696
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 09:49 PM PST
White Rann of Kutch Place: Mumbai - White Rann of Kutch - Mumbai bike ride & with Mahindra THAR Date: 17 - 24 Jan 2016 Kms: 2500km (approx) Schedule: 2days to reach Rann of Kutch  2 days - 1 night stay at Rann 2 days Sightseeing on the way back to Mumbai. 23rd Jan reach Mumbai  24th Jan - Contingency day (for any delays that may occur) Approx 500 kms (will be lesser) per day on average Last date for confirmation: 10th Jan 2016 Expertise charges Rs.5000/- (Includes - getting permissions, route mapping, guide, arranging for stay at Rannotsav) With Mahindra THAR 10000/-Includes travelling from Borivali-Whire Rann & Return Rent of hotel, food, petrol, etc. will be at actuals. Total cost including Expertise charges : Rs.15,000/- (approx)  Please note your personal cost may go higher depending on how you spend on the trip. MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS : Biking Gears (Riding Jacket and Pant) Full faced Helmet Proper boots (if you do not have riding boots) Gloves Things to carry: Warm clothes First aid kit  Clothes as per your need Medicines (if you are on regular medication) Pair of slippers Socks Dry snacks Sugar Candies/mints Water (1ltr to be carried all the time) If this is your first long ride, do let us know in advance and we shall give you tips to get to speed with the rest.     Contact:- Lalit-9820546305
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 08:20 PM PST
Dear Friends We invite You all for Lake Side Camping at Malshej ghat Joga Dam 23 24 jan 2016   Pimpalgaon Joge Dam, is an earthfill  dam on Ar river, a tributary of Kukadi River near Junnar . It is situated near Khubi phata near Malshej Ghat.It is surronded by many hills including Sindola Fort and historical Junnar city.   Malshej Ghats the famous monsoon destination needs no introduction to Mumbaikars. Just a few kilometers away lay the village of Khireshwar.  The village gives spectacular view of Harischandragad with its Citadel and Taramati peak. From here one can approach Harischandragad  via Tolar Khind Route or via Rajmarg which climbs in a gully near its Citadel keeping the needle hole to its right.   Easy Accessibility from Mumbai and away from hustle and bustle makes it convinent and famous for camping.     Type: Camping Place: Malshej Ghat District: Thane Difficulty Level: Easy Leader Amit Bhadouria.     Itenery:   23 jan 2016:   Meeting Point: 6.30am at Pritam Hotel (Dadar East) Pickup Point : 7.30am at Nitin Company , Thane Travel by our private vehicle till Khireshwar, Breakfast en route. Reach Campsite Set up the Tent its group activity Every member will pitch their own tents Lunch time Post Lunch Fun time near the Camp Site. Campfire, Dinner Dayoff   24 jan 2016:   Breakfast Tea Explore malshejghat point   Start our return journey Reach Mumbai by 5-6 pm.       The cost for the trek will be INR 2400 per head.   Full Amount needs to be deposited in account for confirm registration   Includes:   Travelling  Mumbai to Mumbai by Non AC Pvt vehicle Food (Veg / Nonveg) Tent charges Camping Charges Entry charges if Required  Mumbairangers guide & Administration charges   Excludes: miniral water and cold drinks and other personal expenses...   For Registration call us: Amit Bhadouria :9819299164 Nishant Sheth : 8879418581 Registration accepted only through phone call..   Things to Carry: 1. Compulsory – TORCH with extra batteries 2. trekking Or Sports shoe... Read more
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 06:57 PM PST
Dear Friends we invite you for Midnight Cycle Ride from South Mumbai to bandstand on 25 Jan 2016 Saturday Night Which will End on 26 jan 2016 Early Morning    Route (Gateway-Marinedrive-Haji Ali-Worli Seaface siddhivinayak bandstand)   Go Green With MumbaiRangers Say no to Pollution Ride A Cycle Be Healthy.   Here we will see Night life of Mumbai again But on Cycle this time. So come Be a part of it and Enjoy it to the fullest. Ride to the beautiful costal route of Mumbai on cycle.   Some Information about the Cycle Ride   Category : Cycling Level : Easy Duration : Saturday night 10:00 pm to Sunday early morning 3:30 Am. Total Ride of approximately 30 Kms.   Disclaimer :-   1. No midway back out during the ride if you want you can drop the cycles on starting point on your own expenses. (in taxi ).. 2. There might be alteration in the route as per the situation.   Itinerary for the Cycle Ride: Meeting at Regal Theatre Sharp 10 oclock night Collect Cycles Starting Point: Causeway Gateway of India Marine Drive Haji Ali Worli sea face siddhivinayak Bandstand Hill RD Handover the cycle and Ride Ends Tour Concludes with Happy Memories   Tour Cost : Rs 850/- per person One Has To deposit full Amount In Advance for Booking Seat.   Inclusions:   1. Cycle Rental 2. Refreshments on tour (Energy Drink Gatorade ,Energy Bar,biscuits) 3. First Aid 4. Expertise Charges 5. Mechanic 6. Flags    For Registration call us: Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164 Nishant Sheth : 8879418581 Registration accepted only through phone call..   Things to carry: – Identity Proof (Mandatory) A Water Bottle (Mandatory) Camera, Cell Phone (Optional) Medicine those if you require usually (Optional) A backpack to put all these things Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments. All participants are requested to wear comfortable clothes for cycling and avoid wearing pants which are loose on bottom.   Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited. Plea... Read more
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 11:17 AM PST
Trekगुरु : Trek to Rajgad To Torna Date : 15 Jan to 17 Jan 16 Height : Rajgad 4182 ft / Torna 4200 ft Grade : Medium/Medium Indurance : Medium + Time : Maximum 2 / 3 hrs from base villages Gunjavane / Velhe  Location : Pune Cost : 1800rs Contact : PRAVIN 9821318848/9821465256   ----------   Trekगुरु has arranged much awaited Trek to Rajgad to Torna on 15 Jan to 17 Jan 2016   ----------     RAJGAD :  The name describes the place itself. The King of all the forts. It is to the south-west 40 Kms from Pune. It boasts the highest number of days stayed by Chhatrapati Shivaji on any fort. He spent almost 25/30 yrs here. Rajgad is famous for its construction. The fort can be divided into four different parts based on geographical terrain and fortification. These are the three sub-plateaux (Machee) namely Padmavati Machee, Suvela Machee and Sanjevani Machee, and at the centre is the Ballekilla.   TORNA : The fort is also known as Prachandagad (huge fort), due to its massive size. In 1646, when Shivaji was 16, he launched his first military attack by capturing Torna fort, paving the way for the great empire. Many battles have been fought on this fort. The fort is truly grand and stretches for couple of kilometers.   ----------   Journeys and trek scheduled :-   Friday 15 Jan 2016    06.15 am : CST (meeting point) 06.40 am : Catch Intercity express  06.50 am : Dadar 07.12 am : Thane No hault at Kalyan n Karjat 09.57 am : Reach Pune Station - Move to Gunjavane base village 12.30 pm : Reach Gunjavane base village - Introduction round - Lunch 02.00 pm : Start climbing the Rajgad fort  05.00 pm : Reach to the temple on the fort  - Rest & spot place for our night stay. - Site seeing on the fort & Balekilla - Stay at Dormitory  - Self cook dinner & Have dinner - campfire till we all sleep.   Saturday 16 Jan 2016   06.00 am : Wake up and enjoy the sunrise at Rajgad. - Breakfast  - Explore Padmavati Machi, Suvela Machi and Sanjevani Machi 11.00 am : Start Trek Towards Torn... Read more
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 05:49 AM PST
DGA invites you for night trek to Prabalgad. Accommodation is provided in halfway village of Prabalmachi   Little info: Type: - Hill fort Height: - 2300 feet (approx.) Grade: - Easy- medium   Itinerary: 16th Jan, Saturday 20:00 - Assemble outside of Panvel railway station. 20:15 - Move towards base village "Thakurwadi" in a private vehicle. 21:00 - Reach "Thakurwadi" and start our 2 & 1/2 hours trek. 23:30 - Stay overnight in Prabalmachi village. Campfire.   17th Jan, Sunday 06:00 – Wakeup, take breakfast and move to Prabalgad. 09:00 - Reach Prabalgad and explore. 11:00 - Start descend back to Prabalmachi. 13:00 - Have lunch at Prabalmachi 14:00 - Start descend to base village "Thakurwadi" 15:30 - Move towards Panvel. 16:30 - Reach Panvel (tentatively)   Fees: 700/- Registration amount Rs. 400 (non-refundable) to be paid in advance for booking of your seat.   Includes:- - Transportation from Panvel to Thakurwadi and back. - Dinner (Saturday), Breakfast (Sunday morning), lunch (Sunday), (simple vegetarian food only). - Accommodation Charges. - Expertise & guide charges.   Excludes:-  - Expenses to reach Panvel  - Anything not mentioned above   Send your money to following account. Name: Suhas Patil Bank: IDBI, Rasayani Branch (Saving a/c). Account no.: 0784104000033673 IFSC code: IBKL0000784   Contact: Suhas - 7276871749 (also available on WhatsApp)/ 9579297744 Kuya.krishna@gmail.com     Things to carry: - 3 liter water (compulsory) - A torch - Good trekking shoes or sport shoes - Your own sleeping bag or mattress with blanket - Mosquito repellent cream - A double strap bag. Sling bag not allowed in trek - We appreciate people carrying fruits like pears, pomegranate, dates etc... Read more
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 05:04 AM PST
Dear Friends we invite you all for Midnight Cycle Ride from South Mumbai to bandstand on 23 Jan 2016 Saturday Night 30 KMS   Route (Gateway-Marinedrive-Haji Ali-Worli Seaface siddhivinayak bandstand)   Go Green With MumbaiRangers Say no to Pollution Ride A Cycle Be Healthy.   Here we will see Night life of Mumbai again But on Cycle this time. So come Be a part of it and Enjoy it to the fullest. Ride to the beautiful costal route of Mumbai on cycle.   Some Information about the Cycle Ride   Category : Cycling Level : Easy Duration : Saturday night 10:00 pm to Sunday early morning 3:30 Am. Total Ride of approximately 30 Kms.   Disclaimer :-   1. No midway back out during the ride if you want you can drop the cycles on starting point on your own expenses. (in taxi ).. 2. There might be alteration in the route as per the situation.   Itinerary for the Cycle Ride: Meeting at Regal Theatre Sharp 10 oclock night Collect Cycles Starting Point: Causeway Gateway of India Marine Drive Haji Ali Worli sea face siddhivinayak Bandstand Hill RD Handover the cycle and Ride Ends Tour Concludes with Happy Memories   Tour Cost : Rs 850/- per person One Has To deposit full Amount In Advance for Booking Seat.   Inclusions:   1. Cycle Rental 2. Refreshments on tour (Energy Drink Gatorade ,Energy Bar,biscuits) 3. First Aid 4. Expertise Charges   For Registration call us: Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164 Nishant Sheth : 8879418581 Registration accepted only through phone call..   Things to carry: – Identity Proof (Mandatory) A Water Bottle (Mandatory) Camera, Cell Phone (Optional) Medicine those if you require usually (Optional) A backpack to put all these things Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments. All participants are requested to wear comfortable clothes for cycling and avoid wearing pants which are loose on bottom.   Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited. Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, "When you go... Read more
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 04:26 AM PST
Small Info About Nagzira (Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary) Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuaryis located in the Gondia and Bhandara district in the northeastern corner of Maharashtra. It is said that there were once elephants"Nag"means Elephant in Sanskrit) in this forest, which is how the name Nagziracame to be. The majority of the dwellers here are tribal. Because of dense forests the wildlife is also rich. Another special feature of this region is its lakes which have helped for the faster growth of jungles.This wildlife sanctuary is indeed  nature's priceless asset and beckons one and all to enjoy its picturesque landscape, its scenic beauty'spure and fresh air. Nagzira is often referred to as the Green Oasis of Vidharba.My Mera India Group Tour Dates:------------------26-28 Feb, 2016Tour Cost:-----------------Standard (S) INR 8890/-*Tour Package Inclusive*----------------------------------Four Open Jeep Safaris, one birding trailReturn Train Mumbai – Gondia – MumbaiAccommodation twin sharing basis as per planAll tea, Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAll Pickup and Drop Nagpur - umred- NagpurSix people per jeep (G6)For Photography tour four people per jeep (G4)(Call Us for cost)Tour Package Exclusive*---------------------------------All tea, meals during train journeyAll personal expensesThose wants save time can fly to nearest airport (Nagpur)Additional discount for group booking----------------------------------------------------------Special individual tour booking ----------------------------------------------------------The itinerary for the tour will be as follows:Day 0: Leave for Nagpur from CSTM 20.15pmDay 1: Reach Gondia 11.10 am, Travel to nagzira,  check in hotel. After lunch Start 1st Jungle Safari, Evening Back to Resort. Rest, Dinner, Post Dinner Experience Sharing then RestDay2: Early Morning Have tea and start 2nd Jungle Safari back for BF  Go for birding trail . After Lunch start 3rd Jungle Safari. Evening back to resort, Rest, Dinner, Post Dinner Experience Sharing t... Read more
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 03:53 AM PST
Small Info About Umred (Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary) Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary started in 2012, about 58 kms from Nagpur, comprise of about 180 sq. Kms. The sanctuary falls under the two divisions, Nagpur Division (Kuhi and Bhiwapur Range) and Bhandara Division (Pauni Range), which are divided along the Maru River that flows close to Bhiwapur and joins the Vainganga River. 150 sq. Kms of forest towards the east of Pauni Nilaj road, provides connectivity to the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve. Number of species like Tiger, Leopard, Wild Dog, Indian Fox and jungle cat are the main and whereas Gaur, Blue bull, Sambar Deer, Barking Deer, Wild Boars, Spotted Deers are found in the sanctuary. And Umred Karhandla has seen increase in the number of tiger sightings. Jai Love storyMy Mera India Group Tour Dates:------------------8-10th Jan, 201622-24th Jan, 20165-7 Feb, 2016Tour Cost:-----------------Standard (S) INR 10690/-*Tour Package Inclusive*----------------------------------Four Open Jeep SafarisReturn Train Mumbai – Nagpur – MumbaiAccommodation twin sharing basis as per planAll tea, Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAll Pickup and Drop Nagpur - umred- NagpurSix people per jeep (G6)For Photography tour four people per jeep (G4)(Call Us for cost)Tour Package Exclusive*---------------------------------All tea, meals during train journeyAll personal expensesThose wants save time can fly to nearest airport (Nagpur)Additional discount for group booking----------------------------------------------------------Special individual tour booking ----------------------------------------------------------The itinerary for the tour will be as follows:Day 0: Leave for Nagpur from CSTM 20.15pmDay 1: Reach Nagpur 07.00 am, Travel to Umred, on the way to halt have tea & BF/snacks and check in hotel. After lunch Start 1st Jungle Safari, Evening Back to Resort. Rest, Dinner, Post Dinner Experience Sharing then RestDay2: Early Morning Have tea and start 2nd Jungle Safari. Back for B... Read more

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