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Posted: 24 Mar 2016 12:24 AM PDT
My Mera India - WildlifeTour @Tadoba on 28-30 may, 2016 Small Info About Tadoba (Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve ) Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, located in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra is the oldest national park in the state. Scenic with interesting wildlife sightings are assured at Tadoba and it is rightly called 'The Jewel of Vidharba'.The name 'Tadoba' is the name of the God "Tadoba" or "Taru", praised by the tribal people who live in the dense forests of the Tadoba and Andhari region, while the Andhari River that meanders through the forest. gives the 'Andhari' name. Legend holds that Taru was a village chief who was killed in a mythological encounter with a tiger. A shrine dedicated to the God Taru now exists beneath a huge tree, on the banks of the Tadoba Lake. The temple is frequented by adivasis, especially during the fair held every year in the Hindu month of Pausha, between December and January.The Gond kings once ruled these forests in the vicinity of the Chimur hills. Hunting was completely banned in 1935. Two decades later, in 1955, 116.54 km (45.00 sq mi) was declared a National Park. Andhari Wildlife Sanctuary was created on the adjacent forests in 1986, and in 1995, both the park and the sanctuary were merged to establish the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve. Tadoba life with animals like the tiger, leopard, sloth bear, hyaena, wild dog, blue bull, wild cat, and sambar inhabit the reserve.My Mera India Group Tour Dates:------------------Feb 5-7, 2016Feb 19-21, 2016March 25-27,2016 April 8-10(b)Apr 22-24, 2016May 13-15, 2016 may 28-30 may 20-22(b) June3-5(b)June 10-12, 2016 Tour Cost:-----------------Standard (S) INR 10750/-*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 - Tadoba- NagpurSix people per jeep (G6)For Photography tour four people per jeep (G4)(Call Us for cost)Tour... Read more
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 12:22 AM PDT
My Mera India - WildlifeTour @Tadoba on 8-10 April, 2016 Small Info About Tadoba (Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve ) Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, located in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra is the oldest national park in the state. Scenic with interesting wildlife sightings are assured at Tadoba and it is rightly called 'The Jewel of Vidharba'.The name 'Tadoba' is the name of the God "Tadoba" or "Taru", praised by the tribal people who live in the dense forests of the Tadoba and Andhari region, while the Andhari River that meanders through the forest. gives the 'Andhari' name. Legend holds that Taru was a village chief who was killed in a mythological encounter with a tiger. A shrine dedicated to the God Taru now exists beneath a huge tree, on the banks of the Tadoba Lake. The temple is frequented by adivasis, especially during the fair held every year in the Hindu month of Pausha, between December and January.The Gond kings once ruled these forests in the vicinity of the Chimur hills. Hunting was completely banned in 1935. Two decades later, in 1955, 116.54 km (45.00 sq mi) was declared a National Park. Andhari Wildlife Sanctuary was created on the adjacent forests in 1986, and in 1995, both the park and the sanctuary were merged to establish the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve. Tadoba life with animals like the tiger, leopard, sloth bear, hyaena, wild dog, blue bull, wild cat, and sambar inhabit the reserve.My Mera India Group Tour Dates:------------------Feb 5-7, 2016Feb 19-21, 2016March 25-27,2016 April 8-10(b)Apr 22-24, 2016May 13-15, 2016 may 28-30 may 20-22(b) June3-5(b)June 10-12, 2016 Tour Cost:-----------------Standard (S) INR 10750/-*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 - Tadoba- NagpurSix people per jeep (G6)For Photography tour four people per jeep (G4)(Call Us for cost)Tou... Read more
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 11:13 PM PDT
Dear Friends,We have arranged  Malvan Tour ( Tarkarli , Devbaug Visit ) on 30th April And 1st May 2016 Details as Below: - Sindhudurga fort:-Sindhudurg is a fort which occupies an islet in the Arabian Sea, just off the coast of Maharashtra in western India. The fortress lies on the shore of Malvan town of Sindhudurg District in the Konkan region of Maharashtra.Scuba Diving:- Scuba diving is a form of underwater diving in which a underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) to breathe underwater (Swimming is not Necessary)Tarkarli Beach:- Tarkarli is a narrow stretch of beach with pristine waters, located at the convergence of the Karli River and the Arabian Sea. It is 546 KMs away from Mumbai, 6 kms. south of Malvan, on the west coast of India. This place has gained prominence because of its transparently clear seas, where on a fairly sunny day; one can see the sea- bed up to a depth of 20 feet. This beach can be rightly called as 'Queen Beach' of Sindhudurg. Water sports: - 5 different kinds of watersports are included Parasailing: - glide through the air wearing an open parachute while being towed by a motor boat. Dolphin Safari: - Visiting Devbaug beach for Dolphin watching.Scuba Diving (All group will be provided a common video shooting of group Scuba diving), Meeting point: @ Sharda Cinema on 29th April 2016 (Friday) at 9:00 PM (Sharp) 21:00 Hrs: Departure 22:00 Hrs: Vashi Bridge 23:00 Hrs: Panvel ST Depot.Date: 30th April And 1st May 2016 Day #1 – 30th April 2016 09:00 Hrs: Reach at Malvan Jetty (Breakfast on the way) Freshen Up and Get Ready for Scuba Diving activity. 13:30 Hrs: Lunch (Veg and Non Veg, Limited Fish Thali for Non-Veg, Sea food will be Mackerel or Kane Fish (Saundale) served as per the available size)  16:30 Hrs: Parasailing activity 18:30 Hrs: Malvan Local Market visit (as per availability of the time)21:00 Hrs: Dinner (Veg Food / Nonveg Food – Fish, Sea food will be Prawns or Mackerel served as per the available size)Stay at MalvanDay... Read more
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 10:06 PM PDT
Dear Friends,We have arranged  Malvan Tour ( Tarkarli , Devbaug Visit ) on 22nd and 23rd April 2016. Details as Below: - Sindhudurga fort:-Sindhudurg is a fort which occupies an islet in the Arabian Sea, just off the coast of Maharashtra in western India. The fortress lies on the shore of Malvan town of Sindhudurg District in the Konkan region of Maharashtra.Scuba Diving:- Scuba diving is a form of underwater diving in which a underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) to breathe underwater (Swimming is not Necessary)Tarkarli Beach:- Tarkarli is a narrow stretch of beach with pristine waters, located at the convergence of the Karli River and the Arabian Sea. It is 546 KMs away from Mumbai, 6 kms. south of Malvan, on the west coast of India. This place has gained prominence because of its transparently clear seas, where on a fairly sunny day; one can see the sea- bed up to a depth of 20 feet. This beach can be rightly called as 'Queen Beach' of Sindhudurg. Water sports: - 5 different kinds of watersports are included Parasailing: - glide through the air wearing an open parachute while being towed by a motor boat. Dolphin Safari: - Visiting Devbaug beach for Dolphin watching.Scuba Diving (All group will be provided a common video shooting of group Scuba diving), Meeting point: @ Sharda Cinema on 22nd April 2016 (Friday) at 9:00 PM (Sharp) 21:00 Hrs: Departure 22:00 Hrs: Vashi Bridge 23:00 Hrs: Panvel ST Depot.Date: 23rd  and 24th April 2016 Day #1 – 23rd April 2016 09:00 Hrs: Reach at Malvan Jetty (Breakfast on the way) Freshen Up and Get Ready for Scuba Diving activity. 13:30 Hrs: Lunch (Veg and Non Veg, Limited Fish Thali for Non-Veg, Sea food will be Mackerel or Kane Fish (Saundale) served as per the available size)  16:30 Hrs: Parasailing activity 18:30 Hrs: Malvan Local Market visit (as per availability of the time) 21:00 Hrs: Dinner (Veg Food / Nonveg Food – Fish, Sea food will be Prawns or Mackerel served as per the available size) Stay at MalvanDay ... Read more
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 06:42 PM PDT
TREKS AND TRAILS: Overnight Camping at Kalavanti base on 07 - 08 May 2016 Event Introduction and Summary: Difficulty Level: Easy Level Endurance Level: Medium Food Arrangement: Tent stay with Veg food menu Transport: Shared public transport Height of Kalavanti durg: 2300 ft approx. Camping height at: 1000 ft approx Base Village: Prabal machi Taluka: Panvel District: Raigad Region: Panvel - Karjat Route from Pune: Pune – Panvel - Kalavanti Route from Mumbai: Mumbai - Panvel - Kalavanti Distance from Mumbai: 55 km approx. Distance from Pune: 120 km approx. Time required for climbing: 75 minutes till Prabal machi Time for further climbing till the pinnacle: 90 minutes Total distance for climbing: 5 km one way Minimum participants required: 6 Maximum participants: 30 Trek Leader: Rajesh Mhaddalkar Duration: 2 days 1 Nights Cost: Rs 1600.00   About: Kalawantin durg was used as a watchtower and is located right next to Prabhalgad fort on the old Mumbai-Pune route. The beauty of this trek is the amazing rock cut steps that zig-zag their way up the mountain to take you to the top of the fort. One can get a panoramic view from the top, not to mention the thrill of an exposed climb via the stairs.    Event Itinerary: Day: 1 15:30     Meet at Panvel ST depot 15:45     Start travel to Thakurwadi – base village 16:45     Reach base village – introduction and orientations 17:00     Start Trek 19:00     Reach base village 19:30     Camping, night photography, start watching 21:00     Dinner and later retire for the day.   Day: 2 06:00     Breakfast and Tea 06:45     Start trek to Kalavanti summit 09:00     Summit Kalavanti 12:00     Lunch 13:30     Start descend 17:00     Disperse at Panvel station   How to make a payment? For registration and confirmation transfer Rs. 1600.00 per person in the given a/c State Bank of India Account No: 32248535175 In the Name of Mr. Rajesh Mhaddalkar Account: Savings IFSC Code: SBIN0014771 Once payment is done, please send an email to connect@trek... Read more
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 06:10 PM PDT
TREKS AND TRAILS: Camping at Bhandardara on 30 April - 01 May 2016 Treks and Trails India is organizing a special camping night for all the camping and night photography lovers on 30 April - 01 May 2016. The campsite will be at Samrad Village (Sandhan Valley) which is in the interiors of Maharashtra and one of the darkest spot on a new moon night with least amount of light pollution.   Event Introduction and Summary: Difficulty Level: Easy Level Endurance Level: Medium Food Arrangement: Tent stay with Veg food menu Transport: Shared public transport Height of Bhandardara: 2400 ft approx. Base Village: Bari Taluka: Akole District: Ahmednagar Region: Western ghats Route from Pune: Pune – Pimpri Chinchwad - Narayangoan - Jambhale - Rajur - Bhandardara Route from Mumbai: Mumbai - Thane - Bhiwandi - Shahapur - Igatpuri - Shendi - Bhandardara Distance from Mumbai: 155 km approx. Distance from Pune: 178 km approx. Time required for climbing: 20 minutes Total distance for climbing: 50 meters Minimum participants required: 6 Maximum participants: 30 Trek Leader: Rajesh Mhaddalkar Duration: 2 days 1 Nights Cost: Rs 1600.00 One may see the Milky Way with their naked eyes and spot numerous stars and galaxies that are never visible from the city. For all astrophotography lovers it's gonna be a treat. Or if you get tired, you may chill in one of the open tents and immerse yourself under the sky filled with gazillion stars. Itinerary: Day 1 Meeting Point: Dadar Station at 11:00 am Board the train at: 11:37am 14.00 Arrive at Kasara Station 16.30 Reach the campsite (by jeep) 17.00 Explore the campsite / pitch the tent / settle down. 18:00 Sunset 19:00 Light up a bonfire, relax, have dinner (local village food), star gazing and photography.   Day 2 07:00 Explore Sandhan Valley by trekking {approx 2 hours (3km) – optional} 08:30 Breakfast and tea 09:00 Clean up and prepare to leave. Board the local train from Kasara to Mumbai. 15:00 Reach Mumbai.   Things to carry: - 3 litres water (m... Read more
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 05:54 PM PDT
TREKSANDTRAILS: Motorbike ride to Rajmachi, 14 - 15 May 2016 a brand new adventure from Treks and Trails, India,   Event Introduction and Summary: Difficulty Level: Easy Level Endurance Level: Medium Category: Biking Food Arrangement: Homestay with Veg food already arranged (more details given below). Transport: Using your own personal bike or ride as a pillion with your friend. Height of Rajmachi: 2000+ ft above sea level. Base Village:  Karjat and Lonavala Closest Railway station: Lonavala District: Lonavala. Region: Karjat - Lonavala Route from Pune: Pune - Lonavala - Rajmachi Route from Mumbai: Mumbai - Panvel - Lonavala - Rajmachi Distance from Mumbai: 100 km approx. Distance from Pune: 85 km approx. Total time required for trekking: 3 hours Total distance for trekking: 3 km Minimum participants required: 6 Maximum participants: 24 Trek Leader: Rajesh Mhaddalkar Duration: 2 days 1 Nights Tour Cost Bike rider: Rs. 1200.00 per participant Cost of Pillion rider: Rs 1200.00 per participant   What is in it for me!!! Scenic ride along Mumbai Pune old highway, Delicious food, home-stay at Rajmachi village.   How do we plan to ride!!! Day-1: Assemble at Kalamboli McDonalds at 06:30 am. Brief about the ride along with instruction and introduction. Start riding. Breakfast halt on the way. Lunch at Rajmachi base village. Overnight Home-stay at the village. Day-2: Early morning again visit Shrivardhan and Manoranjan forts. Post lunch start riding towards Mumbai. We shall reach Mumbai at around 20:00 approx.   Inclusions: Day 1: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation in Home-stay on sharing basis dormitory on Saturday.   Exclusions: Mineral water, Fuel & maintenance charges or any breakdown charges. If any taxes, or anything other than above mention inclusions list.   Important - Things to carry: Legal Bike Papers and Helmet, Balaclava 01 nos, Long pants, Round neck T-shirts, Windproof Jacket 01 nos. Pair of sturdy sports shoes with rubber sol... Read more
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 05:43 PM PDT
TREKS AND TRAILS: "Motorbike ride to Rajmachi" on 16 - 17 April 2016 a brand new adventure from Treks and Trails, India,   Event Introduction and Summary: Difficulty Level: Easy Level Endurance Level: Medium Category: Biking Food Arrangement: Homestay with Veg food already arranged (more details given below). Transport: Using your own personal bike or ride as a pillion with your friend. Height of Rajmachi: 2000+ ft above sea level. Base Village:  Karjat and Lonavala Closest Railway station: Lonavala District: Lonavala. Region: Karjat - Lonavala Route from Pune: Pune - Lonavala - Rajmachi Route from Mumbai: Mumbai - Panvel - Lonavala - Rajmachi Distance from Mumbai: 100 km approx. Distance from Pune: 85 km approx. Total time required for trekking: 3 hours Total distance for trekking: 3 km Minimum participants required: 6 Maximum participants: 24 Trek Leader: Rajesh Mhaddalkar Duration: 2 days 1 Nights Tour Cost Bike rider: Rs. 1200.00 per participant Cost of Pillion rider: Rs 1200.00 per participant   What is in it for me!!! Scenic ride along Mumbai Pune old highway, Delicious food, home-stay at Rajmachi village.   How do we plan to ride!!! Day-1: Assemble at Kalamboli McDonalds at 06:30 am. Brief about the ride along with instruction and introduction. Start riding. Breakfast halt on the way. Lunch at Rajmachi base village. Overnight Home-stay at the village. Day-2: Early morning again visit Shrivardhan and Manoranjan forts. Post lunch start riding towards Mumbai. We shall reach Mumbai at around 20:00 approx.   Inclusions: Day 1: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation in Home-stay on sharing basis dormitory on Saturday.   Exclusions: Mineral water, Fuel & maintenance charges or any breakdown charges. If any taxes, or anything other than above mention inclusions list.   Important - Things to carry: Legal Bike Papers and Helmet, Balaclava 01 nos, Long pants, Round neck T-shirts, Windproof Jacket 01 nos. Pair of sturdy sports shoes with ru... Read more
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 05:28 PM PDT
TREKS AND TRAILS: Explore Sandhan Valley, 21 - 22 May 2016 Summary: Region: Igatpuri Contribution: Rs 1800.00 Assembly: Kasara railway station  Duration: 2 days and 2 nights Trek Leader: Rajesh Mhaddalkar Cost: Rs 1800.00 per person About: 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 shadows. Itinerary Board Kasara slow local from Mumbai CST on Friday. Train timing as below: 22:50 CST 23.04 Dadar 23:31 Thane 00.03 Kalyan 01:18 Kasara   Pune Participants: Board Indrayani train from Pune at 18:35 Reach Kalyan 21:00 (have dinner before you board the train) Board local train till Kasara.   Day: 1 - Saturday 01:30 Assemble at Kasara Rail Station  05:30 Reach base village by local transport 06:30 Breakfast. 07:00 Start full descend trek towards Sandhan Valley  13:30 Lunch in route.  16:00 Evening tea & snacks. 20:30 Dinner & night stay under open sky.   Day: 2 - Sunday 06:30 Wake up, Breakfast 08:30 Start descending toward Dehne village. 12:30 Reach Dehne village. 13:00 Lunch 14:30 Start travel from Asangaon to Kalyan. 16:30 Disperse at Kalyan railway station.   Cost Includes: • Transportation from Kasara – Sandhan Valley – Dehne – Asangaon by local Transport. Day 1 - 1 veg breakfast, evening tea, and 1 veg dinner. Day 2 – 1 veg breakfast, 1 veg lunch. Equipment... Read more
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 05:19 PM PDT
TREKS AND TRAILS: Explore Sandhan Valley, 23 - 24 April 2016 Summary: Region: Igatpuri Contribution: Rs 1800.00 Assembly: Kasara railway station  Duration: 2 days and 2 nights Trek Leader: Rajesh Mhaddalkar Cost: Rs 1800.00 per person About: 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 shadows. Itinerary Board Kasara slow local from Mumbai CST on Friday. Train timing as below: 22:50 CST 23.04 Dadar 23:31 Thane 00.03 Kalyan 01:18 Kasara   Pune Participants: Board Indrayani train from Pune at 18:35 Reach Kalyan 21:00 (have dinner before you board the train) Board local train till Kasara.   Day: 1 - Saturday 01:30 Assemble at Kasara Rail Station  05:30 Reach base village by local transport 06:30 Breakfast. 07:00 Start full descend trek towards Sandhan Valley  13:30 Lunch in route.  16:00 Evening tea & snacks. 20:30 Dinner & night stay under open sky.   Day: 2 - Sunday 06:30 Wake up, Breakfast 08:30 Start descending toward Dehne village. 12:30 Reach Dehne village. 13:00 Lunch 14:30 Start travel from Asangaon to Kalyan. 16:30 Disperse at Kalyan railway station.   Cost Includes: • Transportation from Kasara – Sandhan Valley – Dehne – Asangaon by local Transport. Day 1 - 1 veg breakfast, evening tea, and 1 veg dinner. Day 2 – 1 veg breakfast, 1 veg lunch. Equipme... Read more

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