PAWANA LAKE : CYCLO-CAMPING
6th February to 7th February 2016
A circuitous cycling route of arround 70 km involving some off roading around the Pawana Lake in Pune District. We would also encounter a multitude of challenges, making this is a memorable trip for all those who are young at heart. This is not a race against time. It is short distance to be covered in reasonably comfortable time so that you enjoy the nature and surroundings. We will set up our camp on the banks of Hadshi Dam to the south of Tikona Fort. Watching the stars sleeping in tents is an experience you will cherish
Day 01: Lonavala to Hadshi Dam 40 kms
We reach Lonavala as early as possibe and start our cycling from Lonavala. We start cycling towards INS Shivaji and get down towards Amby Valley and reach Ghusalkhamb. At this point we take a left at ghusalkhamb and start circuiting the lake. Further riding towards Hadshi Dam we reach our campsite for our night stay. Pitching your own tents and barbeque at the camp site adds to the fun
Overnight at the camp site (B, L, T, D)
Day 02: Hadshi to Lonavala via Dudhiware Khind 35 kms
We have an early breakfast and leave Hadshie and ride further keeping the lake to our left. Continuing on the ride we cross village of Peth Tikona and reach Kale colony on the other side of the lake. The route from kale colony to Dudhiware Khind is a gradual but continuous climb that becomes steep at the Khind. The tour conclude at Lonavala. The circuit is complete!! (B)
COST PER PERSON (Ex Lonavala to Lonavala):
As per itinerary. (B,L,T,D) on Day-1 and (B) on Day-2 (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, T= Tea, D = Dinner)
3. A trained guide on cycle along the route along with necessary puncture kit etc. However each rider will have to carry one spare tube. Minor repairs such as replacing tube, changing Cables can be done.
4. A support vehicle all along the route, which would take care of your luggage.
5. First Aid.
Govt. service tax applicable at prevailing rates. (At present 3.5%).
Any expenses of personal nature such as hiring charges for cycle, mineral water, laundry, tips to driver or any other service personnel etc.
Any kind cost needed for spares to repair a cycle in case of break down.
Any kind of insurance, such as accident, theft, medical, evacuation etc.
Any additional expense caused due to any reason beyond control of ADD-VENTURE INDIA and its associates; like change in itinerary , road blockage, landslides, bad weather conditions, bridge breakage and any other natural calamity or incidence like strike, curfew etc. on which ADD-VENTURE INDIA and its associates do not have any control.
Items not specified in the above in ‘Cost Includes’.
Any expense incurred by us for any medical emergency / for evacuation for any reason, the expenses for the same would be borne by the concerned participant.
Your luggage would be carried in the support vehicle.
If any minor repair work needs to be done (like punctured tyre etc.), we would do it free of cost; but any major repair work and/or involving spare parts, would be charged at actual.
The distances mentioned in the above itinerary are to the best of our knowledge & information. Some minor variations would be expected.
Sometimes during the cycling tour we might have to serve either packed breakfast / lunch.
Between 29 – 15 days 60% of the tour cost.
Between 14 – 09 days 75% of the tour cost.
Between 08 – 02 days 90% of the tour cost.
Day of tour departure of the tour 100%
Payment: 100% Advance