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Dear Trekkers, Nature Lovers & Photographers,
We at Sahyavihar Trekkers are glad to invite you all for Trek in moon light and cool breeze, with Pune lights at the back and heading to Sinhagad We will cross 7 mountains and few hills (13 tops in total approx) on 12th April 2104.

Little information about the trek:
Grade: Medium
Age Limit : Above 15 yrs.

Katraj Ghat: the Route which connects Pune to the South Maharashtra.Both, Katraj Tunnel and Sinhgad are connected by a single mountain range of Sahyadri Mountains. The views of Pune City and the Lights, Millions of Stars, the up trail which goes up and down. All these things make one test the stamina, patience and endurance. Which makes the trek, a perfect one to start off the trekking, and for this reason the Trek has become one of the favorites amongst the Trekkers.

Sinhagad: Sinhagad, is a fortress located roughly 30 kilometres southwest of the city of Pune, India. Previously called Kondhana, the fort has been the site of many important battles, most notably the battle of Sinhagad in 1670. It was also strategically located at the centre of a string of other forts such as Rajgad, Purandar and Torna. Perched on an isolated cliff of the Bhuleswar range of the Sahyadri Mountains, it is situated on a hill rising 1312 metres above sea level.Given natural protection by its very steep slopes, the walls and bastions were constructed at only key places; it has two gates – the Kalyan Darwaza in the south-east and the Pune Darwaza in the north-east.

So friends,
We at Sahyavihar Trekkers, invite you to come together on Trek Katraj to Sinhgad on 12th & 13th April 2013. Let's Capture the Memories together…

Itinerary for the trek are as follows:-
12th April:-
8.00 pm: Meeting point Swargate Bus Stand, Pune
8:30 pm: Start towards Katraj.
9:30 pm: Reach Base & Start The Trek After Introduction.

13th April:-
7:00 am: Breakfast on Sinhgad
9:00 am: Explore Sinhgad.
11:30 am: Lunch Time
12.30 pm: Start descend to base.
1:30 pm: Reach base.
02:30 pm: Start return journey to Swargate
03.30 pm: Reach Swargate.(Tentative)

Cost of trek would be 450/- per head which include
• All transport Swargate ST Stand To Swargate St Stand(Pune).
• Breakfast & Lunch.

Interested participants are requested to call well in advance and in order to confirm their seat / booking for the trek / event…the participant will be required to deposit an advance amount of Rs. 200 (Non Refundable) in the following bank account:

• Name: Abhijit Balkrishna Tawde
• Union Bank of India
• Savings Account no. 469202010014362
• IFSC Code – UBIN0546925
• Branch address - Vile Parle (East), Tejpal Scheme Branch

THINGS TO CARRY-
1. Good footwear (Mandatory).
2. Extra Pair of cloths, Towel, napkin.
3. Water (3 ltr minimum).
4. Cap / Gog / Camera (optional).
5. Insect repellent cream/ sun protection cream (optional).
6. Slippers or floaters (just to relax your feet before & after the trek) (optional)
7. Personal small medical kit. (If u require usually/Optional)
8. TORCH with extra batteries (compulsory).
9. Other things as per your choice.
10. Haversack to put all these things.

Important Instruction -
1. The Leader's decision will be final & binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
2. It is important for all participants to stay together in the group, in the event of any deviation by the participant without the consent of the leader, he/she/they will be considered as 'Independent/s' & will no longer be considered as a part of the group. No refund of fees will be given in case the person is expelled from trek for above 3 reasons.
{Deviation: E.g.: Participant decides to go sightseeing on his own, decides to stay away from the group, decides to trek on route other than instructed by Leader, etc}
3. In the event of any Mishap, Leaders will not be responsible.
4. Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety & baggage.
5. Avoid wearing Gold or other ornaments.
6. Do not tease, argue, ask stupid questions, play prank on any villager, specially women, at the place of trek. If you do so and get beaten-up by the villagers we will not interfere nor take responsibility for it.
7. The route of the trek is tricky and it is night. Hence it is necessary for all to be together.
If anyone deviates and gets lost we will not be responsible.
Please remember trekking is not a picnic, it’s an adventure, hence do not take instructions casually, defying them may prove harmful.
Registrations are only through phone calls (Scraps, reply to this thread won’t be considered as confirmation) If call not attended, then please send us a message "K2S Trek Enquiry”. We will call you back once we are free.
Please call for more details & booking regarding the event.
Nilesh Salvi: - +919029732976
Abhijit Tawde: - +919664088871
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Regards,
Sahyavihar Trekkers
Stay Fit & Keep Trekking.

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