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Dear Friends we invite you all for Mumbai Rangers Monsoon Range Trek from Siddhagad to Bhimashankar on 10 & 11 sept 2016

 

 

Little Info About The Event:Siddhagad

Type: Hill Fort

Height: 3232 Feet above MSL (Approx)

Grade: Easy (5. hrs trek)

Base Village: Uchale / Narivali

 

 

SiddhagadHere we can see few remnants of the fort that was battled over between British and Maratha army, a Lord Shiva Temple, few broken cannons, 

few water cisterns etc.This place is also known in Indian Freedom movement as two freedom fighters (Bhai Kotwal & Hiraji Patil) were shot dead at 

this place by British on 2nd Jan 1943

 

 

Bhimashankar:Type: Hill TrekHeight: 3500 Feet above MSL (Approx)Grade: Medium (5. hrs trek)Base Village: Khandas / Kathewadi

 

 

Bhimashankar is one of the 12 Jyotirlings of India, a pilgrimage place approximately 3500 feet high up in the hills. The area around Bhimashankar is 

covered with thick dense jungle. The Maharashtra Government has also declared it a Wildlife Sanctuary.The sanctuary is small (only about 100 sq. km’s), 

but it is home to a wide variety of animals Leopard, Sambar, Barking deer, Porcupines, Grey Junglefowls, Wild pig, Hanuman langur, Rhesus macaque and 

Flying Squirrel etc. The sanctuary is famous as the home of a highly endangered subspecies of the Indian Giant Squirrel – Shekharu (Ratufaindicaelphistoni)

,which is also the state animal of Maharashtra.Lord Shiva Temple: The temple of Bhimashankar is around 1200 – 1400 years old and is built on the 

HemadPanthi style. There are very beautiful sculptures and paintings on the roof and pillars of the temple. At the front of the temple hangs a huge 

metal bell cast in 1729. There is also a 15-20 feet high “Deepmala” or lamppost in the outer corridor of the temple. There is also an inscription on 

stone on this lamppost. It is to be noted that the original name of the river Chandrabhaga at Pandharpur is Bhima. This Bhima River originates at 

Bhimashankar.

 

 

This is a kalyan slow local, Pls reach the stations around 10 mins earlier, as missing this local will mean missing the trek.

 

 

Mumbai CST 06:04 AM

Byculla 06:12 AM

Dadar 06:22 AM

Kurla 06:32 AM

Ghatkopar 06:38 AM

Mulund 06:54 AM

Thane 06:59 AM

Dombivili 07:21 AM

Kalyan 07:30 AM

 

 

Itinerary for the Trek is given below:

 

 

Day 1: saturday 26 Sept 2015

Meeting at Kalyan 07:30 1 no Platform near ticket counter

Reach Uchale @ 09:30am, 

Breakfast till 10:00am.

Start our Trek @ 10:30am

Reach Siddhgad Machi @ 12:30pm,

 Rest for 30Mins.Lunch Self Carried

Trek from siddhagad machi to bhimashankar Start Bhimashankar Trek Journey @ 

01.00pm

Reach Bhimashankar @ 06:00pm

Stay & Dinner @ Bhimashankar 

 

 

Day 2:Wake up @ 07:00am

Visit Gupt Bhimashankar

Nagphani point

Start Bhimashankar Descend via Ladder route

Lunch Enroute

Reach Khandas @ 05:00pmReach 

Karjat @ 07:00pm

 

 

Reach Mumbai tentatively around 08.30pm Or 09:00pm 

 

 

The cost for the trek is Rs 1700/- per head 

Inclusions:From Kalyan To Uchale Village by Private vehicleSaturday: Breakfast, Dinner & Stay in Local 

place @ Bhimashankar.Sunday: Breakfast, Lunch & Travelling from Khandas to Karjat.Guide and Mumbairangers Administration charges

 

 

For Registration :

Email us : connect@mumbairangers.com

OR

Call/SMS/Whatsapp :

Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164

 

Payment :

Click on the Link Given Below To Pay Online via Credit OR Debit card:

 

http://www.mumbairangers.com/online-payment/

website : www.mumbairangers.com

 

OR

 

Transfer Payment In below Account

Bank Name HDFC

Amit Bhadouria

Account No 50100150582187

Savings Account

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Branch link rd malad west

after online transfer send me ref no

 

 

Things to Be carried:

Some ready to eat food snacks

A bottle of water (Minimum 2 Ltrs),

Camera (Optional),

Cap etc,

Torch compulsory

Medicine those if u require usually (Optional),

Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks.

 

Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited.

Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories”

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

Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care.

The club will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

 

Medical Disclaimer: Its Important to be fit before going for Treks. It is Important to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any allergy

or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia.

Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should Take permission from their physicians

before treks.

 

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