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Posted: 05 Apr 2016 12:03 AM PDT
Sandhan Valley .......... camping and trek  #MumbaiTrekizen Organize Sandhan Valley Camping  and Trek Saturday, 23 April 2016 to Sunday, 24 April, 2016. -> Higher: 4,000 feet -> Grade: hard and Medium; includes rappelling and 3 Rock Patches. -> Required for participation: regular trekking and walking ability for 12 hours. -> Age group: 18 to 50 years   Participants from Mumbai. . . . . The entire cost of Rs.1500 / - per person (Transportation from Kasara to Samrad and Dehne to Asangaon, 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner (Saturday), 1 lunch (Sunday), Rappelling Charges, Expertise Charges). # Trek details: - Day 1: Friday, April 22, 2016. -> 22:50 hours: - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CSTM) -> 22:57 hours: - Byculla -> 23:04 hours: - Dadar -> 23:12 hours: - Kurla -> 23:16 hours: - Ghatkopar -> 23:31 hours: - Thane -> 23:55 hours: - Dombivali   Day 2: Saturday, April 23, 2016. -> 00:05 hours: - Kalyan -> 01:18 hours: - Kasara -> 02:00 hours: - private vehicle to depart samrada -> 04:00 hours: - samrada   # Tea Breakfast: - -> 07:30 hours: - Start full descend trek towards Sandhan Valley  -> 13:00 hours: - Lunch on the Way (Lunch to be carried) -> 18:00 hours: -Reach at the Base, campfire, dinner etc.   Day 3: Sunday, April 24, 2016. -> 06:00: - Wake Up Call. Breakfast at the base. -> 07:30: - Start trekking towards Dehene. -> 12:00: - Travel Dehne to Dolkhamb and further to Asangaon by local transport bus or jeep -> 14:30: - Asanagava -> 16:30: - Mumbai #The cost of the trek will be Rs-1500/- per head -> Transportation from Kasara to Samrad and Dehne to Asangaon -> 1 breakfast (Saturday and Sunday - in the morning). -> 1 dinner (Saturday). -> 1 lunch (Sunday). -> Rappelling Charges,  -> Expertise Charges   #Register your name as quickly. -> The final date for registration: - April 21, 2016 -> Registration amount rs. 1000/- (non-refundable) t... Read more
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 11:18 PM PDT
Trekगुरु : Night Trek to HARISHCHANDRA GAD (via pachnai route) Date : 10 Apr 2016 (Leaving 09 Apr nyt) Region : Ahmadnagar Assembly : Kasara Railway Station  Height : 4671 ft (aprx) Grade : Easy with technics Cost : Aprx 500 - 600 rs Per Person On Contribution Basis + 150rs Trekगुरु charges Contact : Pravin - 9821318848/9821465256 ---------- Dear Trekkers,  Trekगुरु have organised a most exciting and thrilling Night Trek to HARISHCHANDRA GAD (pachnai route) On 10 Apr 2016 (Leaving 09 Apr night) ---------- Trek schedule & itinarary:-   Meeting Point: Kasara station at ticket counter 01:18hrs 09 Apr 2016 Catch Mumbai CST - KASARA local train   on 09 Apr 2016 Saturday Below mentioned is the approximate timing of the train CST 22:50 Byculla 22:57 Dadar 23.04 Thane 23:31 Kalyan 00:03 Kasara 01:18   10 Apr 2016 Sunday 01:20 am : Reach Kasara 01:30 am : Start travel by private vehicle 04:00 am : Reach Pachnai base village Introduction Start trek 06:30 am : Reach HARISHCHANDRA GAD Fresh Breakfast explore ( TEMPLES, CAVES, KOKANKADA ) Lunch 01.30 pm : start descend to Pachnai base village 04.00 pm : reach Pachnai base village 07.00 pm : reach Kasara station Catch train towards mumbai 10.00 pm : Mumbai (tantetively) ---------- Cost : Aprx 500 - 600 rs Per Person on Contribution Basis + 150 rs trekगुरु charges ---------- include: > Kasara - Pachnai - Kasara Transportation > Breakfast - Lunch (veg) > Local guide charges > Trekगुरु charges ---------- Things to Carry :- Water Bottle ( 3 Liters ) (must) Good Trekking shoes (must) Cap, scarf, Socks (Extra) Extra Pair of Clothes Carry at least 2 Lemons, Chocolate Bars, Glucon D, Odomos. Personal basic medical kit ( carry your routine medicines if any to avoid complications) Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional) No wearing of Gold or any other expensive Ornament ( if Lost owns a sole Responsibility ) Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, A haversack to put all these things. ----------- Contact detail Pravi... Read more
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 10:23 PM PDT
Region :- Sikkim Duration :- 11 days Grade :- Moderate to Difficult Max Altitude :- 16,000 Ft. Approx Trekking Km :- 90 KmsTrek Date:-20th May To 30th May 2016.Trek Fees:-₹ 15,500 + Service Tax.Start & End Point:- New Jalpaigudi To New JalpaigudiHow to Reach:-By Train :-New Jalpaiguri or NJP is a major railway station located in south west of sikkim. There are many long distance trains arrives or pass through the NJP station. You can choose to come to Kolkata and take one of the many trains to NJP. If you are coming from Delhi or north part of India, try to take any north east train which directly goes to NJP by passing Kolkata.By Flight:-Flying to Bagdogra is another option that you can choose though flights to Bagdogra tend to be pricier than those to Kolkata. Most of the flight foremost metros in the country come here.Brief Itinerary:-Day 1 :- NJP to Yuksom 5,670 ft (6 hrs drive)Day 2 :- Yuksom 5,600 ft to Sachen 7,150 ft. Day 3 :- Sachen 7,150 ft to Tshokha 9,700 ft via Bhakim 8,600 ft. Day 4 :- Tshokha 9,700 ft to Dzongri 12,980 ft via Phedang 12,000 ft. Day 5 :- Rest day in Dzongri. Day 6 :- Dzongri 12,980 ft to Dzongri top 13,675 ft , then to Thansing 12,900 ft via Kokchurang (12,000 ft). Day 7 :- Thansing 12,900 ft to Lamuney 13,600 ft. Day 8 :- Lamuney 13,600 ft to Goecha La 16,000 f) via Samiti Lake 14,100 ft, then back to Thansing. Day 9 :- Thansing to Tshokha via Phedang. Day 10 :- Tshokha to Yuksom via Bhakim and Sachen. Day 11 :- Leave Yuksom early morning and reach NJP by 4.00 pm. Information About Goechala Trek:-Goechala is situated in the state of Sikkim which is a perfect destination for adventure lovers. Trekking in Sikkim is extravagant with flourishing valleys, fine-looking orchards and dark forests. Its unrivaled collection of flora and fauna, add charisma to the adventure of trekking expedition with verdant green peak trails of Sikkim. Darjeeling is the doorway to Sikkim. These base camps have many splendid peaks like Kanchenjunga peak, wh... Read more
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 10:01 AM PDT
Wouldn't it be great to get away from the city in arms of nature, laughter, enjoyment and a good time with enthusiastic people at a cool and breezy location? DarkGreen Adventures (DGA) invites you for the first of its kind event where two of the brightest upcoming stand-up comedians - Harsimran Singh and Reuben Kaduskar will perform for us in the auditorium of nature with a backdrop of a huge lake surrounded by mountains. It will be a fun filled night with campfire, soft music, story-telling, team games, sleeping under billion stars and swimming in the lake next day.   Brief Itinerary 16th April 2016, Saturday 19:00 - Catch 19:01 Karjat fast local train from CST. Try to board second compartment from CST end. 20:45 - Reach Bhivpuri and walk towards campsite. It is a 30 minute walk. 21:15 - Reach Campsite and settle down. Soft drinks and some namkeen will be served. 21:45 - Gather for the stand-up comedy act and the show begins! 22:30 - Dinner will be served. We will have delicious Maharashtrian thali followed by campfire and masti till you sleep.   17th April, Sunday 06:00 - Wake up and morning chores. 06:30 - Go for swimming in lake. 08:00 - Breakfast will be served. 09:00 - Reach Bhivpuri station and depart for home with happy memories.   Fees: Rs.1000 (to be paid in advance)   Includes: - Soft drinks and snacks - Dinner (Veg Maharashtrian Thali) - Stand-up comedy act - Breakfast and tea - Camping expertise   Excludes: - Local train tickets - Anything not mentioned in 'Includes'   Contact: Parth Upadhyay- 9820468748 ( If not reachable, ping on WhatsApp) Email- inquireparth@gmail.com   --- Send your money to the following account --- Name: Parth Pratik Upadhyaya Bank: Bank of Maharashtra, Mahim west. Account no: 6021 7193 534 Account type: Savings IFSC Code: MAHB0000108   Things to carry: - Medical and consent form: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwDsRRLH0uscR1J1VWJ1aHhPV3c/ - Two litre water - Torches - Separate clothes and towel for swimming - Mosqu... Read more
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 06:11 AM PDT
Trek Mates India invites you to Trek to 4 days Summer Camp on 11th-14th April 16.   Key Information about the Summer Camp at  karjat  Children are our future, and the skills learned and relationships fostered at so the summer camps throughout the country are often life-changing stepping stones on the road to adulthood. Children come to camp from all walks of life, eager to learn, yearning to make new friends, ready to take on new challenges and discover gifts they didn't know they had. Experience the best kind of adventure with Trek Mates India   Date: 11-14th April 2016 Duration: 3nights 4days Location: Karjat Activities : Rapelling, Flyingfox, Rope-Course, Camping, Campfire And Many More Team Building Age Group : 7- 15 years Difficulty level: moderate. Meal types: Veg     Summer Camp at Karjat Children are our future, and the skills learned and relationships fostered at so the summer camps throughout the country are often life-changing stepping stones on the road to adulthood. Children come to camp from all walks of life, eager to learn, yearning to make new friends, ready to take on new challenges and discover gifts they didn't know they had.Experience the best kind of adventure with Trek Mates India.     Campfires & Cultural Activities Interesting camp fire session will be there to encourage participants to meet, mingle and to share cultural program at designated camps. Do not forget to send the supporting equipment of his interest (like musical instrument, magician dress etc). We will be conducting a cultural activity session on day 2 where the kid can show his skills.     Awards   Prizes will be given to Best Participants, winners & each Participant who successfully complete the camps.   Safety & Insurance Our program officers, field co-coordinators, camp leaders, guides and instructors have ensured safety & security. Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into the planning of outdoor activity keeping saf... Read more
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 05:52 AM PDT
Trek Mates India invites you to Trek to Star Gazing and Star Photography Event at Velas on 9th-10th April 2016.   Key Information about the  Star Gazing and Star Photography Event at Velas  Date :9th-10th April 16District: Ratnagiri   Velas : Star Gazing and Star Photography   Nothing better than a totally blank night of No Moon day and sea line along the mountain range surrounding making the perfect destination for star gazing and Star Photography.Learn about Exploring the Northern Hemisphere Constellations, their identification with the help of Telescopes from the experts.     Velas : Star Gazing and Star Photography   Nothing better than a totally blank night of No Moon day and sea line along the mountain range surrounding making the perfect destination for star gazing and Star Photography.Learn about Exploring the Northern Hemisphere Constellations, their identification with the help of Telescopes from the experts.Learn Night Star Photography techniques. Shoot Beautiful Milky way and Star trails above the dark mountains…Coconut Trees…Shags and Typical Konkani country BackgroundLocal Food, Konkan Homestay accommodation and Starry night… What else will make the perfect Weekend Gateway.     Itinerary of the event:  Day 0: Friday, 8th April 16 Meeting point: Near Hotel Pritam , Dadar (E) at 10:30 pm on Saturday, 9th April 2016.Pick up point :Chembur - Diamond Garden near Yogi Hotel at 10:45 pmVashi - Below Vashi Main Bridge Near Vashi Plaza at 11:00 pmTravel towards Velas village       Day 1: Saturday, 9th April 16 Reach Velas & Rush towards beach for early morning hatchlings.Check in to a homestay.Freshen up & BreakfastVisit Bankot fortLunch, Rest for sometime.Evening TeaVisit beach at 04:00 pm & beach games & sunsetPost Dinner start for our Astronomy and Star Photography Session.Session continues late night.Back to Home & sleep   Day 2: Sunday, 10th April 2016 Wake up call at 07:00 am.Breakfast at 08:30 am.Pack up and... Read more
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 05:31 AM PDT
Trek Mates India invites you to Trek to Turtle Festival Tour to Velas Batch 6 9th-10th April 2016.   Key Information about the Turtle Festival Tour to Velas Date :9th-10th April  2016 District: RatnagiriWelcome to the Olive Ridley Turtle beach or Velas Beach in Konkan Ratnagiri District in Maharashtra. The village is celebrating Velas Turtle Festival 2016 and we will be taking you to visit the home of Baby Turtles.      Turtle Festival Tour to Velas   Velas Turtle Festival at Velas :The Turtle Festival at Velas is annually organized by Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra (SNM) and the Kasav Mitra Mandal (KMM), during the period of February to March. This festival is attended by nature lovers, marine turtle enthusiasts, volunteers, known personalities in the field of conservation, tourists and people who just want to witness this moment, at least once in a lifetime! 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.     Velas Beach Velas is the birth place of Nana Phadnis, one of the great prominent personalities in Maratha history. Due to the sea-shore Velas is an existing place and it is situated nearBankot Bay. There is an old temple of Shri Bhairi- Rameshwar and in this temple all twelve months water is made available taking the benefit of favorable geographical conditions. A statue of Nana Phadnis is present outside his house. In Velas Mahalakshmi temple and Nana Phadnis house are the places to visit. Gokulashtami Festival is one of the important festival in Velas.Velas is also one of the popular breeding sites of Olive Ridley, which is an endangered species of turtle.     Bankot Fort Region: MandangadDistr... Read more
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 05:31 AM PDT
About the Place:It is named after Maharishi Bhrigu.Its a lake located at an elevation of around 4,300 metres in Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh, India. It is located to the east of Rohtang Pass and is around 6 kilometres from Gulaba. It can be reached by trekking either from the Vashishth temple, which is famous for its hot water springs, which is close to the town of Manali or from Gulaba. Grade: Easy Height: 14,100Ft Region: Manali, H.P. Feature:Legend has it that the sage used to mediate near the lake and hence it has been rendered sacred; the locals believe that due to this the lake never freezes completely. It's an area of the Pir Panjal mountain range. Batches: 2nd May – 13th June(5 Batches) MEETING POINT ~ Manali Bus Stand DEPARTURE TIME ~ 06-10AM on Day 1 RETURN ~ 10-11AM on Day 6 THINGS TO CARRY Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses) Insulation (Jacket/ Personal Clothing's/ Fleece Gloves/ Hat or Cap) Illumination (Headlamp or flashlight (Plus spare - Extra batteries) Personal Medicines Hydration Bag or Water Bottle Bandana or Buff Rainwear (jacket, pants) or Poncho Boots or Shoes suited to terrain Socks plus spares Camera - To Capture the beautiful memories Toilet paper Insect repellant Toothbrush and/or toiletry kit Personal Clothing (T.Shirts/Lowers/Under Garments etc.) Thermal Inners INCLUDES Manali to Manali Transfers Food and Accommodation on Four sharing Basis Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation Guide / Cook and other Professionals  Leaders expertise charge EXCLUDES Any kind of personal expenses Additional Porterage or transportation Any additional Expenses caused by Natural Calamities Any tips, and any meals apart from the ones mentioned above Any other tax or service charge, stay charge that could be enforced during the Trek Any service not specifically mentioned above. Please avoid carrying Valuables and Ornaments. Smoking a... Read more
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 04:45 AM PDT
Trek Mates India invites you to Trek to Everest Base camp Summer Expedition from 8th to 22nd April 2016.   Key Information about the place  Everest Base camp  Highlights One of the most adventure flight in the world Scenery of world's most spectacular mountains Unique cultures and lifestyle of legendary Sherpa's Follow the footsteps of renowned climbers; Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, Sir Edmund Hillary, Discovering some of the old and famous monasteries in the lap of the mountains Years old mani stone, engraved with Tibetan Buddhist prayers Challenging hikes to Kalapathar, Nagakarshang, and Everest Base camp. Incredible khumbu Glacier Some of the danger glacial lakes because of global warming Incredible and challenging passes Pristine Gokyo lake Flora and Fauna in side Sagarmatha National Park, listed in UNESCO     Mt. || 8th to 22nd April 2016 ||Mount Everest is the roof of the world. Standing at 29,029ft, it is the highest point on the planet and is well known to command some of the most amazing views possible to witness with the human eye. However you don't have to go to the top to appreciate the awesome majesty imposed by this fantastic mountain. This trek is a twelve-day hike through some of the Himalaya's most impressive valleys and ranges; to the base camp of the world's largest mountain. The route passes through some of the Himalayas most stunning areas, offering some of the most phenomenal panoramic views of Everest. There is no need to be well-seasoned mountaineers, but it is a strenuous climb, and will take dedication and perseverance to reach the top. This classic walk through the Sherpa homeland of Solu-Khumbu is strenuous high altitude trek with a clear-cut goal - to see Everest. Much to their surprise, many people find the snout-like Everest out-ranked by peaks like Ama Dablam and the Lhotse wall. You will encounter numerous Monasteries on your way to the Base camp, where you can observe daily rituals and the prayers of the Monks. Khumbu... Read more
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 03:41 AM PDT
Trek Mates India invites you to Trek to Bike Ride to Phansad, Murud – Harihareshwar – Murud (Dapoli) from 8th to 10th April 2016.   Key Information about the Bike Ride  Date: 8th – 10th April 2016District: Ratnagiri The places that will be visiting are: Kashid Beach Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary Anjarle  Kadyawarcha Ganpati Temple Fishing Village @ Harnai Murud beach Dapoli  The tour cost will be at actual; which means every participant will be charged only for his actual expenditure, plus 500 will be charged by Trek Mates India as organizing fees.   Bike Ride to Phansad, Murud – Harihareshwar – Murud (Dapoli)   Kashid Beach: The famous Kashid beach is located 18 kms from Murud. The specialty of this beach is the beautiful silvery white sand. It's a favourite spot for advertising, TV serial and film shoots. The beach is complete with small food-stalls. If you are travelling from Alibag to Murud, the last U-turn in the Ghat section of the road that descends on the Kashid beach is simply mesmerizing'!   Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary: The Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary is an amazing revelation. Primarily a bird sanctuary, Phansad is also home to a whole array of insects, amphibians and mammals. Spread across 52.71 sq. km., Phansad is located in the Murud and Roha talukas of Raigad District in Maharashtra.   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.   Anjarle  Kadyawarcha Ganpati: Anjarle is a village in the Dapoli taluka, Ratnagiri district and is known for the Kadyawarcha Ganpati temple (कड्याचा गणपती) which means Ganapati on a cliff. This temple was originally constructed using wooden pillars aro... Read more

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