Dear Friends Mumbairangers invite you all for, Bike Ride to Saputara and Gira falls Gujarat on 29 30 Aug 2015

Saputara is a hill station municipality in the Dang district of Gujarat state in India.
This hill station is on a plateau in the Dang forest area of Western Ghats (Sahyadri) range at an altitude of about 1,000 metres.
Saputara means the 'Abode of Serpents' and a snake image on the banks of the river Sarpagana is worshiped by the Adivasis on Holi.
Saputara has been developed as a planned hill resort with amenities like hotels, parks, swimming pools, boat club, theaters, ropeways and a museum.
It is 172 kilometres (km) from Surat and 250 km from Mumbai. The Maharashtra state border is 4 km from Saputara. Excursions from Saputara can be made to
The wild life sanctuary in the Mahal Bardipara forest, 60 km. and to Gira Waterfalls 52 km away.
Sunrise Point: Offers the best view of Saputara and adjoining Malegoan. It is a walk of 1.5 km in the direction of Waghai. The name implies the point
should only be visited at sunrise, but at any time of the day there is a panoramic view.
The Ropeway: A ten minute ride across the valley to Sunset Point

The places that we will be visiting are:

Gira Falls
saputara lake
sunrise point & sunset point
Ropeway Ride
Rose Garden

Ride Leader : Shreeniwas Kelkar

Some information about the ride:

Destination: Saputara, Gujarat

Route : Ghodhbandar-Virar-vapi-valsad-saputara

Total Distance: 590 kms approx

The itinerary for the Ride will be as follows:

Day1, Saturday, 29 Aug 2015:

Meeting Point : Fountain Hotel Ghodbundar RD at 6.00am

Start riding by 6.15am,
Breakfast Enroute
Visit Gira Falls Enroute
Reach Saputara around Lunch Time
Checkin at hotel
Visit to famous points
Day off
Total Distance covered is 300Kms

Day 2: Sunday, 30 Aug 2015,

Wakeup at 6.30
Post breakfast explore Remaining Place
Start return journey
Lunch Enroute
Reach Mumbai by 8.30 Or 9.00 pm Tentetively.
Total Distance covered is 290 Kms.

Other details will be shared at meeting point.

Mumbai Rangers Bike ride is on Actual basis Which means we will pay for the expenses and the same will be divided
among the member,Leaders and Coordinators too, later by the end of the ride.

For Registrations call Mumbai Rangers:
Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164
Registration accepted only through phone call.

Expected expenses INR 2400 OR 2600 for the event per person Approximately...

( Excluding petrol, maintenance). Petrol and Maintenance cost is settled by the bike owner and the person accompanying him/her.
In case, of a single rider, the petrol and maintenance charges has to be paid by rider alone. (Mumbai Rangers will provide
info about a willing participant who can accompany you, and share the expenses. this depends on availability of such willing participants.)

Important things to be carried :
Identity proof.
Legal papers of bike.
Some ready to eat food biscuits or cakes
Medicines, Camera (optional).
Jackets as it will be cold.

1 The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
2 Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.
3 Please do not wear any jewellry.
4 Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “Wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories”.