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Mountrek India “ Rajmachi– Firefly Special Trek” on 11th - 12th June 2016.

 

Rajmachi (Udhewadi) is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahyadri. Rajmachi peak has two fortified structures - the Shrivardhan fort and Manoranjan fort. Rajmachi fort is a strategic fort overlooking Borghat(ghat between Mumbai and Pune) which was a historical trade route. We will start the trek from Lonavala and descend towards karjat.

 

Fireflies : Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies. This process is called bioluminescence and is shared by many other organisms, mostly sea-living or marine organisms. Fireflies light up to attract a mate. To do this, the fireflies contain specialized cells in their abdomen that make light.

 

Height: 3000/2700 feet above MSL

Grade: Easy

District: Pune

Region: Lonavala

Base Village: Lonavala/Kondhane

 

The itinerary for the event will be as follows:

We will be leaving by Karjat Fast Local .

Day 01 

11th June 2016 - Saturday.

 

Time Table -

02:54 pm :CST

03:01 pm: Byculla

03:07 pm: Dadar

03:14 pm Kurla

03:18pm: Ghatkopar

03:34pm: Thane

03:46 pm: Dombivali

03:53 pm : Kalyan

04:43 pm : Karjat

It is advised to board the second compartment of the train from your respective stations so that we can meet in the compartment itself.

Please reach atleast 10 mins early at the desired location so that you don't miss the train..

 

05:00 pm: @ Karjat railway stationand Move Kondhane Village by local Transport

06:00 pm: Ascend to Rajmachi

10:30 pm: Udhewadi - base village and Dinner

Post Dinner - Night Walk for Fireflies

Stay in village. Accommodation will be at Normal Standard Village house.

 

Day 2

12th June 2016 - Sunday

 

06:00 Hrs: Wake up call

07:30 Hrs: Shrivardhan atop

Explore Shrivardhan fort

Breakfast - Tea in village

13:00 Hrs - Lunch

14:30 Hrs - Descend from Rajmachi to Kondhane

16:30 Hrs - @ Kondhane caves

17:30 Hrs - Evening Tea @ Kondhane

19:00 Hrs - @ Karjat Railway station

 

Max Participant : 30

 

Payment details

One needs to deposit INR 1200/- into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.

 

(includes traveling, 1 breakfast, 1 evening snacks, 1 lunch, 1 Dinner) (VEG ONLY)

 

The amount is to be deposited in the following account.

Account No: 31993192984

Name: AMEY SANJAY NIKAM

Ifsccode: SBIN0012925

Branch: BAZAR PETH ROAD BRANCH, KALYAN

 

For more details and Registration, Please contact on the nos. given below:

Ashwin : 9820209025

Amey : 99 67 837516

 

Limited seats, Registrations on First Come First Serve Basis.

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TORCH V IMP

Identity proof

Sleeping bag/Blanket/Mat to rest

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.

A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs) Compulsory

Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)

A good trekking shoes, extra pair of flotters.

A haversack to put in all the things to be carried....so that one has ones hands free while trekking.

Pleases do not carry Jholas.

Please avoid wearing Jewellery

Rules

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No Smoking, tobacco and alcohol

Be a group - its not a race

NO littering please...we are educated

The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

 

Note- Please understand this ain’t a picnic, all Trekking and Adventure activities demand fitness.

We request you to get a medical fitness check done before you participate in any such events. If suffering from any allergy carry proper medications and inform your

trek leaders about it. Also make sure you have a sufficient supply of medication for your trip, building in an allowance for any travel delay. Those with Active Chest

and Heart diseases that limit physical activity should not go to high altitudes.

 

Regards,

Team Mountrekindia 

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