Explore the Best Kept Secret of Maharashtra : Lonar !!
About the Tour:
Lonar is an extremely beautiful place. The place also has an importance of its own as it is has the only lake in India that is created out of hyper-velocity meteorite impact. The crater that is formed because of the impact is the Earth’s Largest and Only Hyper-Velocity Crater !! Geological studies have revealed that the lake is more than 52,000 years old.
The place is important not just for its crater lake, it is important also for its wonderful temples. Today, however, nothing but the ruins of the temple remains. The village around the crater is abound with legend of Lonar. You can also see numerous peafowls that has made the crater their home. You will also find lots of migratory birds.
Outing Date : 19th-20th December 2015
Category : Off-beat tour
Type of Outing : Geology-History-Culture-Nature Exploration
Duration : 1 Night / 2 Days
Level : Simple
Train Suggestions :
CST to Jalna : Devgiri Express on 18th December 2015
Jalna to CST : Nandigram Express on 20th December 2015
Night Departure to Jalna by Devgiri express on Friday night at 9.05 pm (CST timing)
Day 1-Saturday :
Early Morning 05:00 am reach Jalna railway station. Proceed towards the Buldhana District by private / public transportation. En-route halt for the cup of hot tea. Breakfast on reaching Lonar, check in hotel. Know each-other session and briefing about the greatness of Lonar crater by famous researcher and author Mr.Bugdane. Rest for a while. Post lunch start with the legendary Parikrama trek to Asia’s one of the largest craters. Enjoy the combination of shining sun rays, blue-green water, lush greenery around lake and the hide n seek of clouds in the sky. Finish Parikrama and explore the Daityasudan Temple and nearby temples & cultural heritage of Lonar in and about 4 Hrs. Evening refreshment & discussion session. Camp fire at night (if time permits). Lights off for a tight sleep.
Day 2-Sunday :
Early morning wake up call and breakfast. After breakfast, head towards the small trek down to the Lonar crater and enjoy basic birdwatching and photography in nearby location. Check Out from the hotel. Have Lunch and Leave from Lonar. En-route visit and explore the Rajmata Jijabai Birthplace. Reach Jalna by 07-08 pm. Board Nandigram Express at 8.15 pm from Jalna and reach Mumbai by 5.40 am (CST timing)
Note : There might be alteration in the itinerary as per the situation.
Tour concludes with the Happy Moments :)
Tour Cost: Rs.3,400/-per person
For Registered Members : Rs.3,200/- per member
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Cancellation and Refund applicable on the whole tour cost :
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2. If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded
3. After that no refund will be provided.
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