Distance From Mumbai: 111 km (approx 1 hr, 36 mins)
Lonavala is a Hill station in Maharashtra. Also known as the jewel of the Sahyadri Mountains. This Hill Station is also a popular Health Resort in the western ranges on the sahyadri,It Is situated on a hieght of 625 mtrs. above sea level and is a popular gateway from Mumbai and Pune. It also serves as a starting point for tourists interested in visiting the famous, ancient Buddhist rock cut caves of Bhaja and Karla, which are located near this hill station.
With a 2000 year old history and at 3400 ft high, Lohagad one of the magestic forts in the region. The climb to the fort takes you to panoramic vantage points, huge balconies, doors and reminds you how important this place was which was used to defend freedom. Surrounded by lakes on all side the views from the fort are breathtaking specially from vinchu kata (Scorpion's tail)
Pavana Lake is essentially an artificial lake brought into existence due to the Pavana dam. A picturesque sight, the Pavana Lake, along with the Pavana Dam. Offering much-needed solitude and some peace and quiet, the Pavana Lake is not a crowded place like Lonavale. Tucked away around 19 kilometers somewhere inside Kamshet, the Pavana Lake offers a soothing outing for the tired city soul. A tiny getaway in Kamshet, Pavana Lake is fast gaining popularity among the locals, most of who are looking for a quiet weekend getaway, with friends and family. A popular picnic spot, the areas around the Lake and the Dam can often be seen teeming with families out on a pleasantly sunny morning, enjoying the view and munching on the loot in the picnic basket.
Pawana Dam, is an earth fill and gravity dam on Pawana river near Maval in the state of Maharashtra in India. This dam was opened in 1972. The lake attracts many tourists due to its imposing natural ambience and cool climate. From the dam site one can view the majestic sights of Tungi, Logagarh and Tikona forts. Lots of boating clubs have established their business over here.
Shri Narayani Dham Lonavala
The word Prati here means the replica. Prati-Pandharpur is a place near Pune which is being constructed as the replica of Pandharpur. There are a handful of Prati-Temples around Pune like Prati-Balaji and Prati-Shirdi.
Pandharpur is a very famous pilgrimage in Maharashtra, India. Lord Vitthala who is considered as the incarnation of Lord Vishnu is the main deity in Pandharpur. Millions of people visit Pandharpur every year. Prati-Pandharpur is being constructed to give the same look and feel of Pandharpur by Baba Maharaj Satarkar who is a famous speaker on Dnyaneshwari and is well known for his devotion for Lord Vitthala. Prati-Pandharpur is located in Dudhivare village near Pavana Dam over a few acres area. The famous Lohagad Fort is also located a few kilometers away from the temple. Though the project is not yet fully completed, the temple of Lord Vitthala and Saint Dnyaneshwar is worth visiting. The idols in the temples are very beautiful and are carved out of marble. There is a great design on the roof and a very beautify chandelier hanging from the roof.
The Tentative itinerary for the Event is as given below:
25th Dec. 2015 Saturday
Meeting Point: Near Hotel Rajmahal, Chandavarkar Road, Near Borivali Railway Station, Borivali West
05:15 am: Journey Start by Pvt. Vehicle (Pickup W.E Highway (Borivali-Bandra, Sion) & Vashi Etc.
09:30 am: Will Reach Shri Narayani Dham (Lonavala ),will Fresh up, Darshan & have breakfast over here
10:40 am: Will Reach Lohagadwadi (Base Village), start climb to fort (Easy Walk) explore fort and back to base.
01:30 pm: Lunch at Lohagadwadi
03:30 pm: Will visit Pawna Dam
04:30 pm: Will visit Prati Pandharpur Temple
05:30 pm: Start Return Journey towards Mumbai (Tea On the way)
08:30 pm: Will Reach Mumbai
Tour Cost Rs. 1000/- per participate
One needs to pay Rs 500/- as advance at the time of booking. (Non- Refundable)
1. To and fro travelling by Pvt. Vehicle
2. Meals during Tour (Breakfast-Lunch. Veg. Only) Evening Tea/Coffee
3 All permissions, Toll, Taxes
4. Expertise Charges
1. Anything mentioned than above
2. Mineral water or soft drinks
A/c Name : Raj Singh
Bank Name : AXIS BANK
Account ID : 912010022801101
IFSC code : UTIB0001703, AXIS BANK, YOGI NAGAR, BRANCH
Things to Carry:
· Good Grip foot wears (Trekking/Sports Shoes)
· Water Bottle (2 Liter Must)
· Personal Medicines
· Electoral powder / Glucon D / Tang
· Rucksack to carry this entire thing. (No handbags or jholas)
· Dry Food (snacks)
please notes that this is an environment friendly outing. Do not litter any wrappers (please take it back to your home for disposal) or spoil the place in any way.
Alcohol, drugs or narcotics, firearms and gambling on the Trek, smoking, entry to the area set aside for use by the opposite sex, offensive behavior which may lead to expulsion from the Trek
organizer have reserves the right to withdraw and or make any alterations that they may deem advisable for the convenience and the best interests of tour.
Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into planning of this tour for your safety. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, organizers cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities.
It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for tour. While planning your trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper 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 seek their physicians advice before coming.
Note: Organizers reserve the right to make changes/Cancelled to their programs at any point of time
For Registrations & further inquiries feel free to contact
Raj Singh 9029148241 (Available on WhatsApp)