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Mumbai Hikers Community TREKWAYS SAHYADRI: Velas Turtle Festival-2016 on 12-13 March 2016 (Leaving on 11 March night) plus 1 more

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Posted: 08 Mar 2016 08:40 AM PST
Short Information about tour. District: Ratnagiri Type : Nature Trail / Eco Tour Grade: Very Easy Duration : 2 Nights/days Mode of Transport : Private VehicleThe places that we will be visiting during outing are: 1.     Velas Beach 2.    Bankot Fort 3.    Harihareshwar Temple & Beach About Velas: Velas is a small coastal village in Rathnagiri District of Maharashtra. Olive Ridleys are the smallest of the sea turtles and they got their name because of their olive coloured shells. Though these are the most abundant species of turtles in any ocean, they are yet classified as endangered species. Often people kill these turtles for their shells, meat and mostly for the eggs. People belonging to the shores where these turtles hatch their eggs, call the phenomenon as "Arribada". Velas is also known for the birth place of Nana Phadnavis, a great Indian diplomat. Bankot Sea Fort : Bankot stands at the mouth of Bankot creek, where Savitri river (originating from Mahabaleshwar) meets the Arabian Sea. Bankot creek was a major sea trade route, and the ancient caves of Dasgaon and Mandangad are the evidence of the same. Bankot fort is also known as Himmatgad & Victoria Fort. Harihareshwar: Surrounded by four holy hills Harihar, Harshinachal, Bramhadri and Pushpadri Harihareshwar is a region in Konkan which is amazingly beautiful with hills playing the perfect foil for long stretch of pristine beach. The Harihareshwar temple built in the 16th century with the deities of Vishnu Brahma and Shiva is the primary attraction in Harihareshwar along with beautiful stretch of beach. Tentative Itinerary of the event will be as follows : Day 0, Friday, 11 March 2016: Meeting time and place: 10.45 PM @ Dadar East Nr. Hotel Preetam 11.00 PM @ Travel to Velas Day 1, Saturday, 12 March 2016: Morning Session: Early morning arrival at Velas, freshen up Move to nesting site at Velas beach at 0700 hrs. Return to Villagers home, refreshment Visit Bankot Fort at 110... Read more
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 04:14 AM PST
WSR invites you for a Trek to Ulhas Valley also known as Canyon Valley on 13th March 2016. Brief Info about the Trek: - Canyon Valley waterfall fall is one of the most beautiful waterfall located between Lonavala and khandala. Height of waterfall is about 320 fts. Along the Ulhas River, from khandala till Karjat is a valley which is known as Canyon / Ulhas / Tiger valley. There is huge water fall down in the valley where we will be spending at least one hour before starting our back journey. The waterfall is a popular destination for trekkers from Mumbai and Pune.   Major Attractions: - Trekking thru Dense Forest, Waterfall etc. Itinerary: – for the EventMumbai Participants: – Catch Indrayani Express and get down at Lonavala station on Sunday 13th March 2016. Mumbai CST: 5.37amDadar: 5.46amThane: 6.05amKalyan: 6.30amLonavala: 8.00am   Pune Participants: - Catch Pune-Lonavala local and get down at Lonavala station on 13th March 2016. Pune: 6.27amShivaji Nagar: 6.33amPimpari: 6.55amDehu Road: 7.04Talegoan: 7.16 amKamshet: 7.30Lonavala: 7.55 08.05 hrs: Near ticket counter (Lonavala (W)08.10 hrs: Breakfast & Tea08.30 hrs: Move towards valley09.15 hrs: Start Descending11.00 -13.00 hrs: Explore, Lunch & rest13.00 hrs: Start Ascending16.00 hrs: @ top16.30 hrs: Move to Lonavala by auto17.00 hrs: @ Lonavala   List of things which needs to be carry:-1.A haversack to put in all the things to be carried, 2. LUNCH FOR THE DAY.3. A bottle of water (2 Ltr)4. Camera (Optional)5. Electoral / Energy powder, 2 lemons, some snacks & biscuits6. Torch with extra batteries7. Personal medicines & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution8. A good trekking shoes9. Extra pair of cloth   Cost: Rs. 450/- Per Head   Includes: Traveling from Lonavala to Lonavala, Morning Breakfast and expertise charge Exclusions: Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption. Food/Tea purchase while travelling to site and back. Any medical / Emergency evacuatio... Read more

DateLocation Cost PhoneContact
11th - 13th March 2016Tour to Velas Turtle Festival5509987121415 / 9029209992Amey Bhagat
11th - 13 thMarch 2016Camping @ kulangad15007666 611 666 / 7738 783 657JD/ Sai
11th - 13 thMarch 2016Tadoba Tiger Safari140008692022777 / 8422049888Karishma Joshi
11th - 13 thMarch 2016Pench National Park140008692022777 / 8422049888Karishma Joshi
12thMarch 2016Midnight Cycle ride from Colaba to Bandstand8509819299164Amit Bhadouria
12thMarch 2016Midnight Cycling South Mumbai 20Kms8509819299164Amit Bhadouria
12th-13thMarch 2016Velas Turtle Festival- 201622009870577761 / 9930252241Kumar Gaudse
12th-13thMarch 2016Gorakhgad night trek6009820468748Parth Upadhyay
12th-13thMarch 2016Night trek to Duke's nose5009820285295Krishna
12th-13thMarch 2016Sandhan Valley Trek16009579297744/ 7276871749Suhas
12th-13thMarch 2016Krishna River Camp25009819833345Milan Wadkar
12th-13thMarch 2016SANDHAN VALLEY CAMPING AND TREK16008452008665, 8268697725Sagar Shinde
12th-13thMarch 2016 Sandhan Valley Trekking and Camping160009987121415 / 9029209992Amey Bhagat
12th-13thMarch 2016Bhandardara Lake Side Camping18509029148241P.E.A.K. Troops
12th-13thMarch 2016Lakeside Camping at Bandardara30008692022777 / 8422049888Karishma Joshi
12th-13thMarch 2016Night Trek to Kalsubai Peak10008652370001 / 8692086927Karishma Joshi
12th-13thMarch 2016Stargazing at startrail Photography @ Velas30008692022777 / 8422049888Karishma Joshi
12th-13thMarch 2016Night Trek To Siddhagad9509819299164Amit Bhadouria
12th-13thMarch 2016Bike Ride To Velas Turtle Festival 5009819299164Amit Bhadouria
12th - 13thMarch 2016Bike Ride to Velas Turtle Festival 12009869629288 / 9768143706 / 9970043706Muhammed Yahya Virani
12th-13thMarch 2016Tour To Velas Turtle Festival22509819299164Amit Bhadouria
12th-13thMarch 2016Night Trek To Prabalgad6009819299164Amit Bhadouria
12th-13thMarch 2016Alang Madan Kulang Expedition2000Yogi/ Sagar9970377855/9029737972
12th-13thMarch 2016Velas Turtle Festival23009890672593Tushar
12th-13thMarch 2016Velas Turtle Festival 201623009768143706 / 9970043706Muhammed Yahya Virani
12th-13thMarch 2016Tour To Velas Turtle Festival,Bankot Fort,Harihareshwar Beach23009028271859 | 8007857825Roshan Dalvi
12th-13thMarch 2016WEEKEND BIKE RIDE @ VELAS2100Karishma Joshi8692055777 / 33777
12th-13thMarch 2016Lakeside Camping at Bandardara16509370080086 / 9819085757 Mahadeo / Deepak
12th-13thMarch 2016LAKESIDE CAMPING at BHANDARDARA30008692086927/8692055777AVANEE T
13th March 2016Nature trail @ Thane Creek9008692022777/ 8422049888KARISHMA JOSHI
13th March 2016Aarey Colony Cycle Ride4509819299164Amit Bhadouria
13thMarch 2016Summer Waterfall Trek to Canyon Valley5509867697306/9867693107Mapping Journeys!
13thMarch 2016Night Trek to Peb VikatGad Fort Matheran4509819299164Amit Bhadouria
13thMarch 2016One Day Trek to Canyon Valley 4509370080086 / 9819085757 Mahadeo / Deepak
13th March 2016Dukes Nose Rappelling 300 ft15508692033777 / 8692086927Karishma joshi
13thMarch 2016Trek to Canyon Valley, Lonavala!5509867697306/9867693107Mapping Journeys!

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