Here comes most adventures opportunity of the season, to rappel at Dukes Nose with Ultimate Hikers. This also covers a superb and thrilling traversing of almost 1000 feet.
Place: Duke's nose (नागफणीचा सुळका), Lonavala
Base village: Kurvande
Rappelling Height: 300 feet, traverse 1000 ft.
Date:- 09 & 10 October and 22 & 23 October.
Dukes Nose near Khandala which is named after Duke Wellington, is a huge pinnacle seen while traveling from Mumbai to Pune. The sight from top is unique and magnificent as one sees a vast landscape and the winding Mumbai-Pune expressway cutting through the ghats and trains chugging along the tracks.
It's famous for rappelling, rock climbing and valley crossing activities.
Rappelling (English Name) also known as abseiling (German Name) is a method of a quick and safe descend after a climb. It’s an act of descending a mountain face by sliding down a rope, which is attached to a body harness and fastened to an overhead projection, with sufficient friction provided as to make the speed of descent controllable.
For all outdoor development programs, the importance of quality instructors and equipment is most critical. Ultimate Hikers prides itself in its technical skills and expertise in which we make no compromise. Our technical team is a set of highly skilled & certified mountaineers with knowledge and experience in adventure for over 10 years.
All equipment purchased and used follows international safety standards in terms of quality & usage. The equipment is carefully chosen and tested by our outdoor experts before it is approved for use in the field thereby ensuring total safety.
PER DAY ACTIVITY WITH 4 BATCHES
BATCH 1 - 08 OCTOBER 2016
BATCH 2 - 09OCTOBER 2016
BATCH 3 - 22 OCTOBER 2016
BATCH 4 - 23 OCTOBER 2016
02:00 am: Meet and greet at Lonavala Station.
02:30 am: Reach Dukes Nose base camp, take rest and have breakfast.
05:30 am: Start the trek to Dukes Nose.
06:30 am: Training and harnessing followed by the main event.
01:00 pm: Move from base camp towards Lonavala.
02:00 pm: Journey ends at Lonavala.
Catch 51027/Mumbai CST - Pandharpur Fast Passenger and get down at Lonavala station
10.55 pm: Mumbai CST
11.08 pm: Dadar
11:33 pm: Thane
11:52 pm: Kalyan
01:53 am: Lonavala
08:00 am: Meet and greet at Lonavala Station.
08:30 am: Reach Dukes Nose base camp and have breakfast.
09:00 am: Start the trek to Dukes Nose.
10:00 am: Training and harnessing followed by the main event.
05:00 pm: Move from base camp towards Lonavala.
06:00 pm: Journey ends at Lonavala.
Catch Indrayani Express and get down at Lonavala station
05.37 am: Mumbai CST
05.46 am: Dadar
06:05 am: Thane
06:30 am: Kalyan
08:00 am: Lonavala
Catch Pune-Lonavala local and get down at Lonavala station
06.27 am: Pune
06.33 am: Shvaji Nagar
06.55 am: Pimpari
07.04 am: Dehu Road
07.16 am: Talegaon
07.30 am: Kamshet
07.55 am: Lonavala
Pune Participants can catch any local train plying towards Lonavala and meet us at Lonavala station at 7.30 am.
Cost: Rs. 1,600/- per person
Lonavala to Lonavala transportation fare for private vehicle (Non-A/c),
All Technical gear and equipment,
Services of expert instructors.
Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
Things to be carried:
Good shoes (Shoes Compulsory)
Water 3 liters (must)
Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing GOLD and other jewelry (At own risk)
Electoral powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits
Scarf or Bandana’s for Ladies is a MUST while rappelling to cover their long hairs.
Personal medicines if needed.
Torch with extra batteries.
Dress Code for Participants:
Close neck non transparent T shirts
Carry Scarf for tying hairs while rappelling for those who have long hairs
Low waist bottoms not allowed
Registrations are only through phone calls.
If call not attended, then please send us a message “Dukes Nose Rappelling”. We will call you back once we are free.
*For Registration transfer Rs. 1600.00 per person in the given a/c.
Important Note: One needs to deposit full payment into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
Bank Name: Bank of India
Account No: 005210110004779
Account Type: Savings
Account name: Yogesh Alekari.
(Onece the payment is done please send us the transaction reference number, participant name, contact number to firstname.lastname@example.org)
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on or whtsaap
Yogesh : 9702525435
kailash JD : 86521 25925
Mahesh : 9004262229
Dhairyashil : 9730219385 (pune)
Terms and Conditions:
■ It is up to the individual to arrange their own holiday / accident insurance & each adult would be asked to sign a liability waiver.
■ Ultimate Hikers hold the right to change the venue, or date, of the event.
■ Event may be cancelled or postponed due to natural calamity or any unforeseen situation.
■ In case event place or venue is changed, Ultimate Hikers will notify same to participants by phone, web and Facebook, no change in costing will be charged.
■ In case of cancellation of event, MONEY will be returned to those who have enrolled, without any cutting.
■ No Refund for cancellation will be provided but you can arrange your replacement candidate by yourself.
All our treks are Eco-friendly treks; kindly take care of nature around us.
Smoking and Drinking alcohol during trek is strictly prohibited if anyone found doing that will be expelled from trek without refund.
Ultimate Hikers is not liable in any way whatsoever for any injury or loss (including any indirect or consequential loss) of any kind to person or property suffered by any participant whether by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, including injury or loss incurred while participating in any activity of the Ultimate Hikers or in any activity in which participants are invited to participate.
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