we at Trek Mates have arranged a Trek to Dukes Nose on 2nd of August 2009.
Little info about Duke’s nose:
Base Village: Kurwande
Dukes Nose is a huge pinnacle which can be seen while travelling between mumbai and pune. It's shape is like a nose or a thumb. The sights from the top are unique and magnificent as one sees a vast landscape and the winding mumbai pune expressway cutting through the ghats and trains chugging along the tracks. Its a famous for rock climbing and valley crossing activites.
The tentative itinerary for the Trek is as given below:
Meeting Point For Mumbai People : Thane stn at 6.00 am at platform no 5, below the indicator.
We will be Starting for lonavla, by indrayani express at 6.15 am. from Thane
Reach lonavla at 8.05 am
Meeting Point For Mumbai People : Lonavala Stn at 8.05 am
Tea, breakfast at lonavla stn
Travel till kuruvande (base village) by auto/jeep.
Ascend to dukes nose
descend till khandala
Start our return journey back to Mumbai.
We will be back to Mumbai by 8 pm tentatively.
The cost of the trek will be rs 180/- which includes
>Travelling from lonavla to Base Village.
>Morning Breakfast and refreshment in the eve.
Things To Be carried:
Lunch for the day
Identity proof (must)
A bottle of water (atleast 2 Litres),
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
2-3 bunch of papers
Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes
TORCH with extra batteries (compulsory).
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
A good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried....so that one has ones hands free while trekking.
Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Its Raining heavy these days, so pack yr bags accordingly to save them from getting wet. Double pack your valuables in plastic bags.
Interested people may contact us on the nos. given below for registration or further details:
Nilesh Patil: 9967436211
Priti Patel: 9869524260
Prasad Tandale: 9870491140
Pune Coordinators :
Zeenat : 9881736231/ 9272182577
Limited seats, entry on first come first basis