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Hey Adventure Lovers,
 
Doesn't it feel amazing to feel the rain on your face and the monsoon winds through your hair. The lush greens all around with the melodius chirps of the birds is all one wants to get refreshed from the daily routines. A good time spent with the splendid company of nature and a great bunch of people is always  refreshing. And what's better than a walk through the Sahyadris in these monsoons with a bunch of adventure enthusiasts. 

Come and join O.A.M. in this fascination to our "Hike to Sondai" on 3rd August 2014 in Karjat region.

The Mountains are calling and we must go!!!!


About Sondai Hike.
 
Sondai fort stands 6kms west of Karjat overlooking the Karjat-Chowk highway and offers a beautiful view of Morbe Dam, Prabalgad, Irshalgad, Rajmachi, Songiri forts and Matheran mountain range. This was used as watch tower. The base village of Sondewadi stands on a considerable height and can be reached by autos from Karjat. The route is easy and it takes approx 1.5 hrs to reach the top. In monsoon, a couple of rocks on the way becomes slippery. There are 2 water cisterns on machi (at the base of the pinnacle) and steps are carved out of rocks to go on the topmost point where an idol of Sondai Devi stands. Two more water cisterns are on the way and has potable water. Overall it's an ideal one day hike in monsoon for new comers in the trekking field.
 
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Dear Friends,

It’s a one day trek and
 we are travelling by public transport.
We will take 6.16 am Karjat Fast from CST.
 
Train timings are as follows:

CST -  6.16 am
Byculla - 6.23 am
Dadar central  - 6.30 am
Kurla - 6.37 am
Thane - 6.56 am
Kalyan -7.16 am
 
The following are the details of the trek.

Date------------ Sunday, 3rd Aug 2014

Location------- Sondai
Fort Height --- 1200 ft

Type ------------ Hill fort
District --------- Raigad
Grade ---------- Medium
Time taken to ascend --- Approx. 2 Hrs.
Expenses---- Rs 450 per head.
Cost include (morning breakfast, rickshaw travel from Karjat station to Sondewadi base, evening tea, equipment & expertise charges)
 
*Participants are requested to take their return tickets

Things to Carry :

1. Lunch & 3 ltrs Water (Mandatory).

2. Good footwear= SHOES (Mandatory)
3. Extra pair of clothes, Towels & Napkins (Mandatory).
4. Windcheater (Mandatory)
5. Slippers or floaters (just to relax your feet before & after the trek) (optional)
6. Personal small medical kit. (If u require usually/Optional)
7. Electral/Tang powder.
8. Cap / Gog. (Optional)
8. Other things as per your choice.(Camera, Binocs, etc.)
9. Haversack to put all these things.
**In case you guys are carrying Digi-cam or Cell phone carry enough stock of small poly thin bags, to protect it from moisture.

But no plastic littering on the way or in mountains
P.S.: Please don’t wear floaters or slippers during hiking & STRICTLY wear good shoes or footwear; it’s for your own safety. Carry and wear two pairs of socks to avoid blisters.

For More Details Contact :

Sachin Mayekar (0-9769565455)

Rashmi Satam (0-9967353229) 
Saad Azad (0-9920645635)

For more details, visit "Outdoor Adventure Management" on
FaceBook - https://www.facebook.com/OAM.Mumbai

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Regards
Team OAM
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