Description

WSR Monsoon Trek To Kondana Caves on 17th September 2017

 

Short Info:

Height: 60 m above Sea Level (Approx) 

Grade: Easy (1 hour ascend)

Base Village: Kondva 

Cost: 500/- Per Person

             450/- WSR Members

Event Leads: Seema / Hitesh

 

About Kondana Caves:

Kondana Caves situated in Karjat offers the ancient lifestyle of Buddhist followers. Ancient rock-cut caves, Kondana Caves are very famous Buddhist caves. These caves enclose sculptures, vihara, cahitya and stupa. Sculptures and stupas are specimens of the ancient period Buddhist architecture. There was a natural disaster in the form of an earth quake in early 1900 by which many stupas, front entrance and floor of the caves were damaged.

These ancient caves attract lots of tourists and Buddhist devotees all through the year. There are some restrictions on these protected ancient caves. Smoking and the consumption of liquor and aromatic foods are prohibited nearby places of the caves. Kondana Caves is around 15 KM from Karjat. 

 

Itinerary:

15 KM Flat Walk till the caves with Natures Glory & Waterfall.

We will be starting with the Fast Train from CST to Karjat (Time table given below)

People may board the same train from the station of their convenience and meet us in the train directly.

(Get into second boggy from CST side) Take Return Ticket to Karjat

06:10 am CST 

06:18 am Byculla

06:24 am Dadar

06:31 am Kurla 

06:35 am Ghatkopar

06:50 am Thane 

07:02 am Dombivili

07:10 am Kalyan 

08:00 am Karjat

(Missing the train means missing the trek, so be on time)

Alight at Karjat.

Move to Base Village by Rickshaw.

Breakfast On the Way ( At Shitai Hotel ) 

Reach Base Village by 10.30 am

Reach Kondana Caves in 1 Hour, by 11.30 am

Explore the Cave and Enjoy the Waterfall

Lunch time.

Post Lunch We will start Descending

Reach Base Village by 4 pm.

Take Rickshaw and reach Karjat Station by 6pm

Evening Refreshment on the way.

Catch any train from Karjat and Reach Mumbai by 9:00 pm.

 

Includes:

Travelling from Karjat to Karjat ( Local Transport )

Breakfast and Evening Refreshment

Expertise Charges

 

Excludes:

Any kind of Insurance

Anything which is not mentioned in Includes

 

Things To Be carried:

Identity proof (must)

Lunch For Sunday

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.

A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs) Compulsory

TORCH with extra batteries

Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)

A good trekking shoes,(no chappal and sandel) extra pair of flotters.

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. 

This is a monsoon trek, so pack your bags accordingly to take care of your belongings.

 

Please Read "Terms & Condition" before joining for any events

 

For Registrations call Team WSR:

Seema: 9833934936

Hitesh: 8308111944

Deepak:  9699648285 / 235 (Whats App)

If not reachable do sms or whatsapp.

Email id: wanderingsoulriders@gmail.com

Website:  www.wanderingsoulriders.jimdo.com 

 

Payment:

One needs to deposit Rs.500/- amount in advance to book your seat into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.

Account Name : Seema Menon

Bank : Citi Bank

Account Type : Saving.

Account No : 5657470114

IFS Code : CITI0100000

Branch : Fort Branch 

Once payment is done, please send an email to wanderingsoulriders@gmail.com with Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID, Cell Number

 

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

1. If cancellation done prior to 10 days of outing 75% will be refunded.

2. If done prior to 7 days of outing 50% will be refunded

3. After that no refund will be provided.

 

Medical Disclaimer:

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.

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