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"Proboscis Training & Adventures and Camp Fire India"


This year's First Monsoon trek, and we are entering into the core of Sahyadri .....!! To see the beautiful 1000 ft waterfall !!!... a huge pinnacle of Bhimachi Kathi ... deep valleys .... dense forest .... the famous Shivaji's fort Pratapgadh (The witness of the historic encounter between Afzal Khan and Shivaji) and the list goes on .... because you will be out there in the open with nothing between you and the sky ....!!


Venue : Vadgaon - Bhimachi Kathi - Kudpan - Patapgadh trek
Duration : two nights, two days
Date : 11/12 July 2015
Leave Mumbai / Pune on Friday night by Chartered Bus
Duration : Two days
Grade : Easy to Moderate
Age limit : above 13 years
Fee : Rs 2800/=
Fee includes breakfast & dinner on Saturday, Breakfast & lunch on Sunday, Transportation and expertise. (Please carry pack lunch for Saturday)

Schedule :
Day One : 10th July 2015 - Friday
Leave Mumbai at around 8:00 pm by Private Bus and Pune at 12 pm.
Day Two : 11th July 2015 - Saturday
Reach Poladpur ( Raigad District of Konkan region) at around 5 am.
Proceed to Khed - Vadgaon village by bus.
Breakfast
From Vadgaon our trek will start at around 8:30. After 4/5 hours, we will reach Madhale Kudpan. Our host will be Mr Javajibua Chikane. After taking lunch and rest for a while, we will proceed to view the huge "Bhimachi Kathi" pinnacle and a thousand feet waterfall. Night stay at Kudpan. You can experience the warm 'camp fire' with your active participation. You can sing songs, play Antakshari or can conduct the activities you want.
Day Three : 12th July 2015 - Sunday
Wake up at 6:00 am
After breakfast, proceed to Pratapgadh.
It will take five hours to reach Pratapgadh fort.
Sight Seeing
Lunch break
Leave for Mumbai/Pune at 3:30 pm
Reach Mumbai/Pune at around 9:00
Please carry Pack Lunch for Saturday, torch (compulsory) with extra pair of cells, cap, water bottle, glass, bowl, plate, trekking or sports shoes or floaters, extra pair of socks, extra pair of clothing, sleeping bag or shawl, sleeping mat, slippers, napkin, snacks, raincoat or wind cheater and personal medical kit. Everything should be properly wrapped in polythene bags. Camera & cell phone should be wrapped in separate polythene bag.

Rules and instructions
Valuable articles are not permissible.
Keep the camp site clean & force others to do so.
Please note that this area is under the jurisdiction of Govt of Maharashtra, Forest Department and you are bind to it's rules and regulations.
Leaving your garbage (empty bisleri bottles also) on trek is not allowed. Bring extra polythene bags for your garbage.
Torch with extra pair of cells is compulsory
Please avoid bringing valuables, jewellery or expensive things to camp. We accept no responsibility for anything that is misplaced.
Everyone has to follow the instructions of Camp In-charge & instructors
No shortcut in trek
You are coming on your own risk
Smoking and Drinking not allow
To see some nice photographs of our previous trek click on
http://picasaweb.google.com/arunpsawant/BhimachiKathiPratapgadhTrek#

For geographical and historical details of Bhimachi Kathi , please visit the following link.
http://www.wikimapia.org/#lat=17.88056&lon=73.534584&z=18&l=0&m=a&v=2
For history of Pratapgadh please click the following link
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pratapgadh
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Pl send mail to : arunpsawant@gmail.com, shantanusavrekar@gmail.com,

Arun Sawant 9869474343
Shantanu Savrekar 09966784111
"Proboscis Training & Adventures"
www.proboscis.co.in

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