Outing duration: From 21 Dec 2013 (Saturday) at 10:00 am to 22 Dec 2013 (Sunday) at 05:00 pm aprx.
Nandur Madhameshwar is one of the wildlife sanctuaries in Maharashtra well known for its migratory birds situated at Niphad,nashik.
Nandur Madhameshwar is an overflow dam constructed in 1913s and is situated in the Niphad Taluka of Nasik Dist. The lake gets its water from Gangapur and Darna water reservoirs, which is later used for irrigation. In time this lake has become a substantial wetland habitat and is now considered as Bharatpur of Maharashtra because of the different species of migratory birds that regularly visit its wetlands. Forest Dept. has constructed few watch-towers to get a birds-eye view of the vast lake.. Paddle boats can also be arranged to explore the lake.
Vast number of migratory birds such as White Stork, Glossy Ibis, Spoonbills, Flamingo, Goose Brahminy Duck, Pintails, Mallard, Widgeon, Gargenery Shoveller, Pochards, Cranes Shanks, Curlews, Pratincole Wagtails, Godwits, Weavers, etc.
The resident birds include Black Ibis, Spot Bills, Teals, Little Grebe, Cormorants, Egrets, Herons, Stork, Kites, Vultures, Buzzards, Harriers, Osprey, Quails, Partridges, Eagles, Water Hens, Sand Pipe, Swifts, Grey hornbill, Peafowl, etc
Few other mammals can also be spotted here to name a few Otters, Palm Civet, Fishing Cat, Jackal, Mongoose, Wolves, also few species of snakes can be spotted here.
Different species of grebes swam on the opposite side of lake but there different colours could be seen from a distance just with naked eyes. Our guide was splendid fellow with loads of information to enlighten us. Come and experience the Bharatpur of Maharashtra with us…….
It is an excellent opportunity for shutterbugs to capture various birds in their camera….. So don’t wait, just call us ASAP to register. Direct registrations via phone would only be entertained for outing and no confirmation here on Facebook RSVP would be considered as full finally registered.
From 21 Dec 2013 (Saturday) at 10:00 am to 22 Dec 2013 (Sunday) at 05:00 pm aprx.
Kasara Railway station at 10.00 am on 21 December 2013 (Saturday)
Private vehicle (Jeep) would be arranged from Kasara to Kasara.
We would reach Nandur Madhameshwar Camping site by lunch time. wild-life enthusiasts can enjoy and explore the camping site post lunch after taking a little rest. Then we all will enjoy sunset at this amazing place.
At night we would camp in and enjoy local vegetarian food. Next day we can set off for different watch towers and can experience the delightful sight of migratory birds.
Sunday morning we will again enjoy birding after breakfast. Our pack-up is scheduled after lunch hours on Sunday 22th December by around 13:00 hrs .
Detailed itinerary and things-to-carry-list would be explained once you register yourselves for the outing. It would be emailed to you as well as you would be given a reminder call one day prior to the trek.
Charges – Rs 2000/-
Charges include traveling from Kasara-Nandur Madhameshwar-Kasara, three time food in Nandur Madhameshwar, morning breakfast, Bedding/accommodation, Local Guide Charges, Expertise and Equipment.
For registration you need to deposit Rs.1000/- as advance amount in following Account:
Name : SANJAY MAYEKAR
Bank : Axis Bank
Account Type : Saving A/C
A/C Number : 912010034315953
Branch : LBS Marg Mulund
IFSC Code : UTIB0000508
Rules and Regulations:
*Last minute entries will not be entertained
*The Organizers of the trek behold the complete rights to modify the trek in occurrence of the situation.
*Interested trekkers are expected to register well in advance.
*Any individual should carry or wear valuables at his/her own risk.
*Cancellation and Refund:
If done prior to 7 days of outing 50% will be refunded
After that no refund will be provided.
For regiseration call :
Siddhesh Dhanipkar - 8652766969
Sanjay Mayekar - 9833867989
Saurabh Kalkar - 9833690164
Amruta Dhamorikar - 9833924537
(Please send a message in case the phone is unreachable)
Train Timing :
KASARA FAST LOCAL
Mumbai CST 07:05
Kurla Jn 07:26
Kasara 09:20 Last Stn