Trek Mates India invites you to Wild Amboli Expedition On 23rd-24th July 16.
Some Information about the Trek-
Date :23rd-24th July 16
Height: 710 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Medium (5. hrs trek)
Category: Wildlife Expedition & Photography Trip
Amboli lies in the Sahyadri hills of Western India, one of the world’s “Eco Hot-Spots” and it therefore abounds in a variety of fairly unique flora and fauna. Its a paradise for Amphibian and Reptiles lover. One can find many types of amphibian and reptiles in this dense forest of Amboli. You may have heard experts saying that “Forest gets Alive at night.” Its time to come and feel it in Amboli during exclusive “Night Trails”.
Here a Checklist of popular the Reptiles and Amphibians of Amboli
Reptiles: Malabar Pit Viper, Green Vine Snake, Olive Forest Snake, Beddome’s Keelback, Banded Racer, Shieldtails, White-banded Gecko, Bombay Leaf-toed Gecko.
Amphibians: Malabar Gliding Frog, Bombay Typewriter Frog, Amboli Bush Frog, Wrinkled Frog, Tiger Toad (Endemic to Amboli and Critically Endangered), Beddome’s Leaping Frog, Cricket Frogs, Fungoid Frog and Caecilians.
Itinerary of the event:-
Day 0 : Friday, 22nd July 16
Meet at Dadar Railway Station at 22:30 pm Sharp.
Travel from Mumbai by Kokankanya Express at 23:20 pm.
Day 1 : Saturday, 23rd July 16
Reach Sawantwadi Railway Station by 8:30am.
Transfer to Amboli by private non AC transport.
Check in at the Hotel, Freshen up and Rest.
Enjoy delicious local flavour Veg Food at 12:30 pm
Jungle Trail towards Parikshit Point at 14:00 pm
Tea Break at 17:30 pm
Slide Show and Discussion on Amboli Wildlife at 18:00 pm
Enjoy local flavour Veg - Non Veg Food at 20:30 pm
Botanical Garden Night Trail at 21:30 pm
Back to the hotel and retire for the day.
Day 2 : Sunday, 24th July 16
Wake up early and Freshen up at 6:30 am
Breakfast at 7:30 am
Morning Jungle Trail at Chaukul Rasta at 8:30 am
Enjoy Lunch with local flavour Veg & Non Veg food at 11:30am
Afternoon Jungle Trail to Mahadeo Gad Point at 12:30 pm
Back to the resort, Tea at 15:00 pm
Check out of the resort
Sightseeing around Amboli if time permits
Transfer to Sawantwadi by non AC
Reach Sawantwadi by 18:00pm
Travel to Mumbai by Kokankanya Express at 18:50 pm
Day 3 : Monday, 25th July 16
Reach Mumbai by 6:45am.
The Cost of the Trek is INR:- 4500/-
THINGS TO CARRY:-
Haversack to put everything to be carried for the trip
Water 2 Liters at least
Bedding for the train journey
Snacks to munch on
Windcheater / Raincoat and an Umbrella
Towel / Napkin
Wear Comfortable Shoes / Gumboots
Torch with spare batterries
Camera with spare batterries
Camera Batterry Charger
Local Transport from Sawantwadi
Accommodation at hotel in Deluxe rooms on 3 sharing
Local flavour Malvani food (Veg & Non-Veg) during the stay at Amboli
4 Nature Trails including 1 Night Trail with Experts
Field Exploration of Amphibians and Reptiles
On field guidance on Macro Photography
NB Expertise and Guide Chrges
Train Travelling charges
Food during the train journey
Mineral Water and Soft Drinks charges
Any other personal expences
Anything which is not mentioned in the cost includes