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One Day Monsoon Trek to Tung Fort (Kathingad) on Sunday , 15 July 2017

 

Information about the event:

Type: Hill Fort

Height: 3000 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy
Region: Lonavala
Base Village: Tungwadi / Peth Shahapur
 
Tung: also known as “Kathingad” is located in the Lonavala region and offers a commanding view of the Pavna Dam. The fort was built with the intention of keeping a watch over the Bhor Ghats and the Pavna region. This was one of the forts handed over to the Mughals according to the Treaty of Purandar.
 
Not much is known about the origin of this fort. In 1657, Shivaji Maharaj took hold of this fort alongwith other forts in the vicinity viz; Tung, Tikona, Lohgad, Visapur. In 1818, the Marathas fought gallantly against the British Army for three days but the fort had to be surrendered.
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The itinerary for the Trek is as given below:
21st Jun 2015
Meeting point at lonavala @9.15 am
Mumbai People : Catch early Train to reach lonavala.
Pune People : Come by local train
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@9.30 Breakfast at the Lonavala
Reach Base Village 10.30AM
Start our trek by 10:30 am
Reach the Top, Lunch, Explore n Descend.
Reach the base till 4:30 pm.
Evening Refreshments @ Lonavala
Start the return journey, reaching Mumbai by 8.00 pm tentatively.

The cost for the trek is Rs 450- per head

Inclusions:
Travelling from Lonavala to Lonavala
Breakfast and Evening Refreshments
SPR Expertise
 
Exclusions
Lunch for the day
Mineral water
Any other not included in Inclusions
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For Registrations, call or email us on:
SPR Giriratna Team: 9920360336, 9769641488
mail id: giriratnasprhikers@gmail.com

Limited seats, entry on first come first served basis.

Things to Be carried:
Identity proof (Must),
Lunch for the day,water bottle(Must)
Camera (Optional),
Cap etc,
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional),
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of clothes, socks.
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Account Details
Name: Rajendra Jadhav
Bank: HDFC Ltd.
Account No: 50100091005091
IFSC code: HDFC0000814
Branch : Thane Ghodbander Road
Mail id: giriratnasprhikers@gmail.com
PAYTM - 9920360336 (Please mention your details @Optional)
 
 
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
All participants are requested to wear comfortable clothes for Trekking, No jeans


For Registration call us:
Rajendra: 9769641488
Shilpa': 9920360336


Registration accepted only through phone call..


Few rules we would like our participants to follow:
Please -
Do Not Litter
No Smoking, tobacco and alcohol
Respect the Heritage
Be a Group
Pay attention

In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; SPR Giriratna Hikers team, it’s instructors, organizers, volunteers or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly, shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of the participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.

Any violation of the above rules will be dealt with seriously, and may involve expulsion from the event, and no refund is admissible in such cases.
Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of occurrence of any natural calamities, if event is cancelled, in such circumstances NO REFUND will be provided.

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

SPR Giriratna Hikers team reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice. No arguments will be entertained.


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.
Disclosures on medical conditions.
It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. The cost mentioned above is for Indian citizens ONLY payable in Indian Rupees.
We recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / trekking. Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. is prohibited. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside. Do not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition. Note, this trek route does not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms.

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For Registration call us:
Rajendra: 9769641488
Shilpa': 9920360336

visit www.giriratnasprhikers.com
 
Please call on +919920360336 / +919769641488 for any query.

For any other information, please drop us an email with your name and phone number at giriratnasprhikers@gmail.com .
Please expect a delay in response for any queries on Saturday & Sunday as Giriratna SPR Hikers Team will be travelling to some or the other event.
Thanks for your understanding & co-operation.
 

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The amount is to be deposited in the following account.
Name: Rajendra Jadhav
Bank: HDFC Ltd.
Account No: 50100091005091
IFSC code: HDFC0000814
Branch : Thane Ghodbander Road
Mail id: giriratnasprhikers@gmail.com
* Please mail on giriratnasprhikers @gmail.com once transaction done with your Name and contact details..
OR
PayTM – 9920360336  Please mention @Optional- your Name and contact details with Trek name
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Rules:
1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
2. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
3. SPR/ GiriRatna Hikers reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
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Medical Disclaimer: It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for riding. While planning your trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness checkup done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent
serious health problem including heatstroke, severe headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should seek their physicians advice before coming.
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Registration accepted only through phone call..


Few rules we would like our participants to follow:
Please -
Do Not Litter
No Smoking, tobacco and alcohol
Respect the Heritage
Be a Group
Pay attention

In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; SPR Giriratna Hikers team, it’s instructors, organizers, volunteers or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly, shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of the participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.

Any violation of the above rules will be dealt with seriously, and may involve expulsion from the event, and no refund is admissible in such cases.
Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of occurrence of any natural calamities, if event is cancelled, in such circumstances NO REFUND will be provided.

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

SPR Giriratna Hikers team reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice. No arguments will be entertained.


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 Cycling.--------------------------
 
Cancellation Policy:
50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date.
No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
Rules:


1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
2. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
3. Giriratna SPR reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
4. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact...send a text message.
5. Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.
6. Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery (at own risk)
7. Please do not carry handbags or Jolas or Sling bags on treks.


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For Registration call us:
Rajendra: 9769641488
Shilpa': 9920360336

visit www.giriratnasprhikers.com
 
 
 
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