Dear Trekkers,

Bhramanti365 has arranged trekk to Nagphani – Dukes Nose at Lonavala ,

The Dukes Nose is popular as Nagphani.Nagphani (Duke’s Nose) appears almost inaccessible, but it is a surprisingly simple trek to reach the summit from the southern approach. The trekker is rewarded with amazing views of the Mumbai-Pune road and rail corridors, as well as great views of Khandala and the surrounding Sahyadri peaks. Duke’s Nose is a convenient day trip from either Mumbai or Pune and the trekking route starts also very conveniently near the Lonavala railway station.

Date: 31st July 2016.
Trek: Dukes Nose.
Region: Lonavla.
Grade: Easy.
Type: Hill Fort.
Base Village: Kurwande

Cost: Rs. 450/-
Trek Schedule as follows :-
The journey starts with Indrayani Express( train timings as mentioned below ). People who are interested should take respective train from respective stations with ticket till lonavala station. (Please take ticket for respected stations and reach atleast half an hour early, as there might be a long queue for the tickets and ask for Indrayani express ticket till lonavala).Train Timings :-  Indrayani Express
CST   –     05.40 AM
Dadar –  05.51  AM
Thane –  06:14 AM
Kalyan – 06:33 AM
Lonavla – 07:58 AM


1) Meeting point at Lonavala Railway Station (Please take a ticket till lonavala from the Ticket Window)
2) Start walking towards Base Village kurvande.
3) Ascend for (Nagfani) Dukes Nose.
4) Atop 11:30 Am.
5) Exploration Dukes & Dutches nose.
6) Descend towards kurvande village.
7) From kurvande village review session & depart for home.

This includes Lonawala TO Lonawala Transportation, Breakfast & Expertise Charges.

Things To Carry:-
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must), Carry Lunch for the Day
Good trekking shoes, Extra pair of Cloths, and a pair of Socks.
Camera, Cell Phone, ( with plastic wraping & on your own Risk )
Avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments ( Suggested )
Carry some Biscuits, choclates, strepsils.etc
Kindly carry your personal medicines if any.
A haversack to put all these things

One has to Transfer (NEFT) INR 450/- into the Bank account to confirm his / her Registration. (Non-Refundable) –Payment via NEFT / IMPS / RTGS only – if money deposited 75 rs extra will be charged against bank deposit charges


In the Name of: Mr AMEY ARUN BHAGAT.
Bank :- SBI BANK
Account No : 20134246954
IFS Code: SBIN0011758

Once done with the Transaction kindly send a msg with the details such as Name and Location with Transaction ID to 9987121415 also do mail the details on

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Amey Bhagat  :- 09987121415 / 09029209992

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Do your best to Trek with friends. It’s much safer than hiking alone, and more fun too!
Research the trail and area before heading out so you know what to expect.
Make a Contact during Trekk to know people better.
Keep Natural Habitat Undisturbed.It keeps you and the Flaura and Fauna Safe for the next Trekkers.
Always keep spare water / food,avoid gold & big amount cash.
Use double socks at a time ( To Avoid the Jerk and Corns on the foot )
Things you can use to boost your energy:- Chocolate,Enerzol,Electrol,Glucon D,Lemon,Sugar,
keep info of ur team mates ( blood group/allergies/emergency contact no )
keep one hunting knife & lighter  (very useful in survival )


Don’t disturb animals or their homes. Be a quiet observer and take pics if you want.
Don’t litter. Pack a small garbage bag so you can keep track of your trash.
Don’t stay on a trail that is too difficult for you. It’s more than OK to turn around.
Don’t Carry Alcohol or cigarette on the Trek.

Amey Bhagat
Save Nature for Future