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Dear Trekkers and Routine breakers,

Join Another Beautiful Winter Night Trek , a must see place with mind-blowing scenery and a wonderful beauty of nature...

We are glad to announce that "Outdoor Adventure Management" is organizing “Winter Trek to Visapur on 15th Dec 2013 in the Lonavla region.

 

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More about the destination:

Visapur 

Visapur was built during 1713-1720 CE by Balaji Vishwanath, the first Peshwa of Maratha Empire. Visapur fort was built much later than Lohagad but the histories of the two forts are closely linked. Visapur Fort is larger and at a higher elevation than its twin fort- Lohagad. Within the fort are caves, cisterns of water, a decorated arch and old houses. The ruins of a large stone-built house are known as the Peshwa's palace. In addition to a huge carving of Hanuman, there are also several temple dedicated to him scattered all over the place. Hanuman (or Maruti) was likely the patron deity of Visapur fort. There is a well which local legend says was built by the Pandavas. In 1885, near the north wall there was an iron gun ten feet long and of four-inch bore, marked with the Tudor Rose and Crown, flanked by the letters E. R. This is probably a gun of Queen Elizabeth's reign probably taken as bounty from an English ship and presented to the Peshwa by Kanhoji Angre or some other commander of the Maratha navy.

 

Dear Friends,

We will start our journey on Saturday i.e. 14th night in a private bus. We will reach the base of the fort at around 1.00 am and by 1.30 we will start our Trek. The trek being small of 1 1/2 - 2 hrs we will reach the top by 3.30 am and will rest till 6.00. In morning we will have breakfast & will explore the fort. We will start our journey back at 10.0 am and will reach Mumbai by 5.0 pm.

Travel route & Pick ups

Borivali- 9.45 pm (Chamunda Circle) | Goregaon - 10.20 pm (Virwani bustop, ahead of Oberio mall) | 

Andheri- 10.30 pm (Hanuman mandir bus stop)  | Bandra - 10.45 pm (Kalanagar bus stop) | 

Sion- 11:00 pm (Lunch home) | Vashi – 11.20 pm (Shivneri bus stop, under vashi bridge) |  Panvel- 11.45 pm

We’ll start our journey back to Mumbai at 10:00 am and reach Mumbai at around 5.00 pm. 


The following are the details of the trek.

Date---------- Sunday, 15 Dec 2013
Location----- 
 Visapur
Fort Height : 
 3550 ft ASL
Difficulty Level
Easy
Time taken to ascend ---- 
1 1/2 - 2 hrs
Cost---- 
Rs 750 per head


Things to Carry :

1. Breakfast , Lunch & Water (Mandatory).

2. Good footwear= SHOES (Mandatory)

3. Sleeping Bag / Mattress / Bed sheet / Pull over / Carry mat (Mandatory , as we will sleep for some time on top)

4. Extra pair of clothes, Towels & Napkins (Optional).

5. Slippers or floaters (just to relax your feet before & after the trek) (optional)

6. Personal small medical kit. (If u require usually/Optional)

7. Electral/Tang powder.

8. Cap / Gog. (Optional)

8. Other things as per your choice.(Camera, Binocs, etc.)

9. Haversack to put all these things.

*No plastic littering on the way or in mountains

P.S.: Please don’t wear floaters or slippers during hiking & STRICTLY wear good shoes or footwear; it’s for your own safety. Carry and wear two pairs of socks to avoid blisters.



For More Details Contact

Sachin Mayekar (0-9769565455)

Rashmi Satam  (0-9967353229)

For more details, visit "Outdoor Adventure Management" on

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Website “www.outdooradventure.in

 

Regards

Team OAM

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