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Posted: 19 Jan 2016 11:39 PM PST
Life in the Air… About the Tour :  This outing is planned to gift you the most memorable 15 minutes of your own life…the moments that you will be in the air…at the height that birds fly…enjoying the real meaning of Independence and Joy!! Our professional experts provide this paragliding ride at Kamshet near Pune. Every healthy adult is eligible for this. Disclaimer** 1. Paragliding is a wind dependent activity and there's a possibility of last minute re- schedules or cancellations, which are beyond our control. You need to be patient as their might be last minute changes and it might take an hour or so to confirm the wind forecast on trip. 2. The Video charges of the Paragliding activity is excluded from the tour cost. You may directly pay to the tandem for the video taken of your flight.Valentine's Special Batch : 14th February 2016 Category : Adventure Level : Easy Duration : 1 Day Highlights of the Outings : 1. Amazing Paragliding Ride-A Lifetime Experience 2. Professional Experts and Guides for the Safety MeasuresDay-1 : 06:00 am : Departure from Mumbai towards Kamshet En-route pick up at Thane. Reach Kamshet. Have breakfast. Proceed towards the activity site and enjoy the thrill of Paragliding at Kamshet. Have lunch and proceed back to Mumbai. Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :)Tour Cost : Rs.5,000/- per person For Registered Member : Rs.4,800/- per member Inclusions: 1. Transportation from Mumbai to Mumbai by sharing basis 2. 1 Paragliding flight ( 8-10 minutes) 3. Morning Breakfast and Lunch 4. Expertise and Guide Exclusions: Extra Ride Anything other than mentioned aboveFor booking you need to deposit Rs.5,000/- per person in following Account: NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERS BANK: ICICI ACCOUNT: CURRENT AC A/C: 623805029453 BRANCH: MULUND WEST IFSC CODE ICIC0006238 Cancellation and Refund applicable on the whole cost :  1. If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded. 2. If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded 3. After tha... Read more
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 11:35 PM PST
About the Tour :    Sandhan valley is one of the greatest canyons in the Sahyadri mountain ranges. It is a very good combination of a canyon and a valley. Located in the Nagar district, near the famous fort Ratangad, Sandhan valley is undoubtedly The Valley of Suspense. Walking through the narrow streak of valley with 300 ft rock walls on both the sides is a lifetime experience. Exploring Sandhan valley is always a memorable outing and the Konkankada visit is a sweet cherry on the cake !!Batch 02 : 15th February 2016 Category : Trekking Level : Easy Duration : 1 DayOvernight journey towards village Samrad by Kasara Local (00: 14 am Slow from CST ) Reach Kasara by 03:00 am. Proceed to Samrad By Private Jeep. Early morning arrival at Samrad, fresh up and breakfast. By 7:00 am. Start exploring the Sandhan Valley. Experience the thrill as well as natural light & sound show in the valley. Visit Kokan-kada and enjoy the scenic view. Back to Samrad village. Have Lunch and proceed back to Kasara by private jeep. From Kasara Back to Mumbai by Train. Reach Mumbai by evening 09:30 pm. Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :)Tour Cost : Rs.1,100/- per person For Registered Members : Rs.1,000/-per member Inclusions: Transportation from Kasara to Kasara Breakfast, lunch and evening refreshment. Expertise and Guide Charges   Exclusions: Anything other than mentioned aboveFor booking you need to deposit Rs.1,100/- per person in the following Account: NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERS BANK: ICICI ACCOUNT: CURRENT AC A/C: 623805029453 BRANCH: MULUND WEST IFSC CODE ICIC0006238 Cancellation and Refund: 1. If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded. 2. If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded 3. After that no refund will be provided.For details @ Registrations mail us at OR Call us at 8692086927 / 8652370001 Mumbai Travellers unique journeys…unique people… www.Mum... Read more
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 11:29 PM PST
About the Tour : Camping is always fun seating besides camp fire in Chilling weather and enjoying the peace of nature . What if camp site will be Konkankada-Harishchandragad at 3500 Feet. Yes we going to do camping at cliff of "Konkan Kada " 3500 Feet above from sea level which is 2-3 hrs trek from Pachnai route .   About Konkan kada : The Kokan kada is the major attraction of Harishchandragad. This cliff is not only vertical but also over-hanged like a hood of a cobra. This nature architecture is beyond description. And you can experience the chilling weather and cool breeze in the night while camping.   Outing Date : 14th-15th February 2016 Category : Trekking + Camping Duration : 1 Night /2 Days Level : Easy-Medium   Day 1 -Saturday Catch early morning train from CSTM by 05:02 am and reach Kasara by 07:38 am. Meet trek leader at Kasara station and transfer to Pachnai, the base vilage of Harishchandragad. Reach Kokankada through the easiest route (2-3 hours) to enjoy the spare time for camping. Reach at the top and explore Harishchandragad caves and fort, Kedareshvar temple. Evening after pitching tents, we will start with cooking activity and light campfire with the mind blowing ghost stories and the old bollywood songs, games and spend night with stars at Konkankada.     Day 2 -Sunday Early morning have tea and start trekking towards Taramati peak. Enjoy the Sunrise and back to the tents. Enjoy photography at Konkankada and Start descending from the same route. Have lunch at base village and drop to Kasara Staion . Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :)   Tour Cost: Rs.2,300/- per person For Registered Member : Rs.2,250/- per member     Inclusions: 1. Kasara to Kasara by jeep/traxx 2. Dinner on Saturday 3. Breakfast and Lunch on Sunday 4. Stay in tents 5. Expertise Charges     Exclusions: 1. Breakfast and Lunch on Day 1 2. Personal Expenses 3. Anything not specifically mentioned in the inclusion   For booking you need to deposit Rs.2,300/- per person in advance ... Read more
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 11:16 PM PST
A Walk in the beautiful Forest of Mumbai Travellers…!! About the Tour : Karnala Bird Sanctuary is situated at outskirts of Panvel. It covers the famous fort of Karnala, which is also known to be "Thumb point " because of it's shape and structure. It is one of the famous destination in birdwatchers and wildlife photographers. The dense forest of Karnala shelters many beautiful forest birds and mammals. Total area of this sanctuary is 12.11 square kilometers, and it is also the best location near Mumbai for birding. This nature trail is open for all the serious nature lovers & photographers and Mumbai Travellers 's leader will be there to guide you for the same. We shall focus on all sort of Flora & Fauna that nature will gift us.Outing Dates : 14th February 2016 Category: Wildlife Duration : Half Day session Things To follow on nature trails: Please wear dull coloured clothes. Maintain silence in such places. Dont litter. Follow the Expert. Apply mosquito repellent cream. caps/hats suggested. Follow instructions given by the expert Outing Schedule: All the participants will meet at Panvel station by 6.30am. We will take local transport to Karnala from Panvel bus depot. We will start the trail from entrance itself after a short introduction and briefing session. Trail will end by 11.30am. We will move towards Panvel by local transport and later disperse for respective destination. NOTE : One should follow the rules and regulations given by the Expert and should not leave the group till the nature trail ends.  Tour concludes with Happy Memories :) Tour Cost: Rs.300/- per person Inclusions: Entry tickets of Karnala Bird Sanctuary. Local transport from Panvel and back. Expertise Charges. Exclusions: Breakfast and any Other Personal Charges. Camera chargesFor booking you need to deposit the full amount in the following Account: NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERS BANK: ICICI ACCOUNT: CURRENT AC A/C: 623805029453 BRANCH: MULUND WEST IFSC CODE ICIC0006238 Cancellation and Refun... Read more
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 11:06 PM PST
About the Tour :  Rajmachi is a famous twin fort situated near Lonavala. Rajmachi has a huge historical as well as geographical value due to its strategic location. In this event, we are riding right up to the base of Rajmachi Fort. Will be visiting the fort and its surroundings. Also we are going to enjoy the exciting treasure hunt in the jungle of Rajmachi. Enjoy your stay in Rajmachi base camp with delicious maharashtrian food. Join for this adventurous weekend ride with MUMBAI TRAVELLERS.Outing Date : 06th-07th February 2016Category : Biking Level : Moderate Duration : 01 Night / 02 DaysHIGHLIGHTS OF THE OUTING : Ride up to the base of Rajmachi Fort 14kms offroading patch which will test your riding skills Rajmachi Fort Visit Stay at Rajmachi Base Camp Treasure Hunt and other exciting activities Delicious FoodITINERARY : Day-1: Assemble at Kalamboli McDonalds at 07:00am. Brief about the ride along with instruction and introduction. Start riding towards Lonavala. Breakfast at Lonavala then further proceed towards Udhewadi. 14 kms of offroading patch will test your riding skills. Lunch upon arrival and then rest. Evening enjoy the scenic location of Rajmachi Base Camp. Late evening enjoy the treasure hunt activity in the jungle of Rajmachi. Overnight at Camp. Day-2: Early morning visit Rajmachi Fort. Come back to camp for lunch and start riding towards Mumbai. Late evening back to Mumbai.Tour Cost : Rs. 2,500/- per person For Registered Members : Rs. 2,400/-per members Inclusions :  Meals for Saturday and Sunday (except Sunday dinner) Accommodation at Rajmachi Base Camp on sharing basis Treasure Hunt activity Mumbai Travellers Expertise Charges Exclusions :  1. Fuel & maintenance charges  3. Anything other than above mention inclusionsFor booking you need to deposit Rs.2,500/- per person in advance in the following Account : NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERS BANK: ICICI ACCOUNT: CURRENT AC A/C: 623805029453 BRANCH: MULUND WEST IFSC CODE ICIC0006238 Cancellation and Refu... Read more
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 11:01 PM PST
About the Tour:  Naneghat is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range near Junnar in Pune district of Maharashtra, India. The pass was extensively used as a trade route between Kalyan and Junnar. This was the most important trade route, as it connected harbour of Sopara and Kalyan directly to Junnar and Paithan. The name nane means "coin" and ghat means "pass".The name is given because this path was used as a tollbooth to collect toll from traders crossing the hills. While going through Malshej Ghat, we can easily get a glimpse of Naneghat after Murbad. The significantly shaped thumb-like peak and the pinnacle of Vandarlingi are the most distinctly seen spots. Jivadhan is one of the famous trek in Junner district like Hadsar, Chavand, Nimgiri, Shivneri. Naneghat but as compare these treks Jivdhan is difficult one . height of the fort 3757 Feet from the sea level. Jivdhan also play role of guard to the Satvahan kalin trade route Naneghat because at that time Naneghat was important trade route which connecting Konkan to Ghathmatha and its necessary to provide security to these traders and good which they are transporting. This fort was destroyed by Britishers in year 1815 . Outing Date : 06th-07th February 2016 Category : TrekkingLevel : MediumDuration : 1 Night / 1 Day Day 1 :Meet at Deepak Hotel, Kalyan Station by 05:30 p.m. Depart for Naneghat by Jeep. Reach base village "Vaishakhare". Introduction session. Start ascending at 08:00 pm in night. Reach atop and explore surrounding area and have dinner at locals home. Overnight top of the Naneghat. Day 2 :Morning After breakfast at 07:00 am. We will start trekking towards Jivdhan. Explore the fort and enjoy the view from the top and breath taking view of Khada Parasi. After have some snacks start descending, reach to the base village till 02:00 pm. Have lunch and start descending towards base of Naneghat. Enroute evening tea and refreshment. Drop to Kalyan Station.   Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :)   ... Read more
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 10:38 PM PST
WSR Trek to Harishchandragad Via Nalichi Vaat on 20th & 21st February 2016   Short info: Trek: Harishchandra Gad via Nalichi Vaat. Date: 20th feb 2015 night to 21st feb 2016 evening Region: Malshej. Height: 4500 ft. (approx.) Grade: Medium. Base Village: Savrne - Bel Pada Village. Cost: Rs 1600/- per head.   It includes: - travelling from Kalyan to kalyan by local vehicles like ST/Jeep, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch-Sun & 1 dinner-Sat. Not Included: - Insurance and any other things which is not mention above.   About: Harishchandragad: The fort is quite ancient, considered to be from the medieval period.  The various Puranas (ancient scriptures) like Matsyapurana, Agnipurana and Skandapurana include many references about Harishchandragad. The Great sage Changdev (creator of the epic Tatvasaar) used to meditate on Taramati/Rohidas in 14th century. The caves are also from the same period. Harishchandra gad was captured by the Marathas in 1747 from the Moguls. Taramati: Also known as Taramanchi. This is the top most point on the fort. It is the second highest peak in Maharashtra after kalsubai. Leopards are seen in the forests beyond this peak. From here we can have a glimpse of the whole range of Naneghat and the forts near Murbad and Napta twin peaks,Ghodishep (865 meters),Ajoba (1375 meters),Kulang fort (1471 meters)in the north near the Kasara region. Konkan Kada (Konkan cliff): The most fascinating spot on this fort is this cliff, which has always fascinated many people from many years. The cliff faces west and looks down upon the Konkan with a breathtaking view of the surrounding region and sunset. This cliff is not just vertical; it is an overhang, almost like a cobra's hood. One amazing phenomenon that can be observed at this place is the vertical cloud burst, in which the clouds nearing the cliff get sucked into the pit fall area below are thrown vertically into the sky reaching more than 50 feet (15 m). Kedareshwar: The cave of Kedareshwar has a big Shivlinga... Read more
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 09:58 PM PST
WSR Range Trek Rajgad to Torna on 05th & 06th March 2016   Little Info of Forts: Range Trek from Rajgad to Torna. Region: Pune. Height: Rajgad - 4620 ft , Torna – 4200 ft. Grade: Medium Cost: Rs. 1600/-   Which includes travelling from Swarget to Swarget via Local Vehicle like ST/Jeep , Breakfast, Saturday's dinner and Sunday's lunch & expertise charges. Cost Does not include: Insurance, Anything other than mention above. Max. Participation: 20 ppl.   RAJGAD :  literally meaning King of forts, Situated in the Pune district. Rajgad fort is 42 km to the south west of Pune city. Formerly known as Murumdev, it was capital of the Maratha Kingdom (Hindavi Swarajya) ruled by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj for almost 26 years, after which he moved to Raigad fort and made that his capital. 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 Sanjeevani Machee, and the central volcanic plug called Balekilla (meaning "small fort" or "citadel").   Fascinating points on Rajgad fort: Padmavati Machee (north end) This machee is the site of Padmavati Temple, Padmavati Lake, Chor Darwaja, Pali Darwaja, Gunjavane Darwaja, Daru Kothar (storage of arms and ammunition), Diwankhana, Rajwada (ruins), Ghod Tale (Horse Lake), Sadar (office) and Dhalkathi (flag hoisting place)..It is also a site of Samadhi (Tomb) of King Shivaji's first wife, Saibai. Sanjeevani Machee (southwest/west end) The machee faces west and has a three-stepped (layered) fortified structure. Each of the lower levels is separated from the higher one by a fortified bastion with a gate that could be defended independently. The lowest level is fortified by double curtain walls (chilkhathi) separated by a deep trench, on average 12 feet across. One can walk between these walls. The outer wall has openings to let soldiers out for sudden attack. Suvela Machee (south east) This is another mach... Read more
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 09:46 PM PST
WSR invite you all for most awaited Camping Bike Ride to Bamnoli Lake on 05th & 06th March 2016.   Information About the ride: Its a Bike Ride Route Mumbai-Panvel-Lonavla-Pune-Satara-Bamnoli Distance: 650 Kms Approx WARNING: Riders Who Think This Is a Picnic or a Tea-snacks Ride Please ditch this ride   Short Info: Bamnoli Lake: Bamnoli famous for its natural beauty, is a major tourist attraction located in the Satara District of Maharashtra at distances of about 36 kms from Satara City and 20 kmd from Kaas Lake. Bamnoli is a village situated on the banks of Shivsagar Lake, which is a backwater lake in the vicinity of Koyna Dam, constructed on River Koyna.   Information About the ride: Saturday 05th March 2016 (Day 1) Meeting at Kalamboli Mc Donald Sharp at 6.00 am Introduction Round Breakfast near Pune Reach Bamnoli Lake. Lunch at Bamnoli Exploration of surrounding place. Camping and stay in tents near Bamnoli Lake Day off. Sunday, 06th March 2016 (Day 2) Wake up 7.00 Refresh Breakfast and Tea Fun time near lake or can Explore surrounding places. Start return journey Lunch near kaas plateau Evening tea Reach Mumbai around 10.00 pm   Wanderingsoulriders Bike ride is on Actual basis which means we will pay for the expenses and the same will be divided Among all the members Including WSR Team members Expertise charges will INR 500 for the Ride. Expected Expense INR 2500   For Registrations call WSR:  Deepak: 9819085757 Harshal: 9173664008 Registration accepted only through Phone call / Advance Payment of INR 500/-   Please read Terms & condition before registration for the event.   Event will be done with Minimum 5 riders ( Team will let you know before Advance Payment )   Payment details: One needs to pay advance at the time of booking. The amount is to be deposited in the following account. HDFC Account No: 00021140008004 Name: Deepak P Jat. IFSC code: HDFC0000002 Branch: Khar West, Mumbai   Expected expen... Read more
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 09:08 PM PST
WSR Range Barse ( Holi Special ) Event on 23rd & 24th March 2016   WSR invite you all to Join us for a special Holi Event " RANG BARSE 20165 " in the Resort at Karjat with lots of adventure and fun followed by a special Rain dance party on Holi.  Registration closing on 25th February 2016   Short Info: Type: Celebration Venue: RiverTouch Resort ( Karjat ) Cost: 1650/- Event Lead: Deepak / Harshal   Itinerary for the Trek is as given below: Note: Members are requested to take return ticket till karjat by their own. Board the second last compartment from Karjat side which is the second one from CST side   Day -1 Wednesday, 23rd March 2016 Train Timing for ( CST - Khopoli ) Fast Train 17:33 PM CST 17:40 PM Byculla 17:47 PM Dadar 17:54 PM Kurla 17:58 PM Ghatkopar 18:14 PM Thane 18:26 PM Dombivli 18:34 PM Kalyan 18:45 PM Ambernath 19:27 PM Karjat   People can join us late also but the transportation have to be done from themselves in that case. 20:15 PM Reach River Touch Resort   Enjoyment start with Welcome Drink & some Starter, Dance & Masti 21:30 PM Dinner  ( Buffet ) Veg / Non-Veg Campfire Near Holi and Bedtime   Day -2 Thursday, 24th March 2016 07:00 AM Wake up 08:00 AM Breakfast Time 09:00 AM to 13:00 PM Fun Time With Color, Rain Dance, *& Masti in Swimming Pool 13:30 PM Lunch ( Buffet ) Veg / Non-Veg 16:30 PM Start return journey to karjat We will be in Mumbai around 19:00 Hrs (Subjective)   The cost of the Event will be Rs.1650/- per head  WSR Registered members Rs.1500/- Special Discount for Group booking for 4+   Includes: Transportation from Karjat to Karjat ( Local Transport Tam Tam ) 1 Dinner ( Veg / Non-Veg / Jain ) 1 Lunch ( Veg / Non-Veg / Jain ) 1 Breakfast ( Veg / Non-Veg / Jain ) Stay in Dormitory room ( Girls / Boys Separate Room )   Excludes: Bisleri Cold / Hard Drinks Color used for Playing   Maximum 30 seats (Registration will be closed on 25th February 2016)   Things to c... Read more

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