WSR INDEPENDENCE DAY SPECIAL Nature tour to Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary From 14th - 15th August 2016
Last Day for Booking: 10th July 2016
Category: Wildlife Tour
Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
Cost: 3,500/- Per Person
3,300/- WSR Members
Tour Lead: Satish B / Yamini M
Minimum participants required: 15
The Phansad Wildlife sanctuary is located in Murud and Roha talukas of Raigad District. It is located with the coastal stretch of Arabian sea.
Forests of the Sanctuary were earlier Hunting Reserve of the erstwhile Janjira State and were famous for the wildlife that they sustained.Prior to 1948,this sanctury was the game sanctuary and well protected by Nawab of Janjira. Due to excessive hunting and other indiscriminate use of the forests now show signs of degradation. Situated on low hills of the Malabar Coast, west of the north Sahyadri with the uniqueness of vegetation normally associated with high altitude and inland areas, it ranks high among biodiversity hotspots of the Western Ghats ecosystem, in terms of number of moist zone species regionally endangered and endemic to the Western Ghat. The Government has declared the area of 52.73 sq. km. as sanctuary dated 25.02.1986. And hand over to wildlife Division thane on 1994 for wild life management and protection.
Day 1: 14th August 2016
Meeting point - 7.00 am at Kopri Bus Stop near ( Gavdevi Mandir ) Thane (E)
7.00 am - Start journey towards Phansad WLS can wait for half hour more for any participant coming from distant place
09.30 am - On the way Breakfast at Vadkhal naka.
12.30 pm - Reach Phansad, shift to Home stay. Forest dept shaks and tents
01.00 pm – Lunch and introduction
02.00 pm – Short Nature Trail (on road for monsoon birds)
04.00 pm – Forest Nature Trail it’s a flat trek of 6 kms and can sit on machan watch tower and enjoy.
08.00 pm - Return to Guest house
08.30 pm Dinner
09.30 pm Night trail at nearby area (Optional)
Day 2: 15th August 2016
06.30 am Wakeup call and Freshen up
07.00 am Breakfast
07.30 am Forest Nature Trail
12.30 pm Lunch ( LIMITED)
02.00 pm Start journey towards Thane…. if time permits can visit kashid beach or birla temple
06.30 pm Reach Thane(Tentatively) BUT DEPENDS ON TRAFFIC AT VADKHAL NAKA
3500/- Per Person
3300/- WSR Member
Travelling from Thane-Phansad-Thane
Home stay at Phansad tents of tarpoline basic level
All meals (Veg/Non-veg as per availability)
Sanctuary entry fee
Camera charges at Sanctuary
Extra Tea, coffee, cold drinks etc. or any personal orders
Any kind of Insurance
Things to carry:
Change of clothes, Cap.
Tang,Glucon D, Lemons.
Ready to eat snacks.
Head torch/Hand torch with extra batteries (Compulsory)
Extra plastic bags
Smoking and consumption of Alcohol is strictly not allowed as it’s a WILD LIFE SCANTUARY
Things To Carry:
Cap, Good shoes.
Extra 3 pair of Clothes, a Towel etc. (a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)
A haversack to put all these things
For booking you need to deposit advance amount of Rs. 3,000/- per person in the following Account:
Saving Acount No : 30927783348
Name - Satish S Ballal
Ifsc no - SBIN0001595
Branch - Dombivli (MIDC ) East
Bank - SBI Bank.
For registration & booking Call/What’s up/SMS
Satish B – 9833608257
Yamini M - 9920013023
Please read "Terms & Conditions" before Joining for any events
Important Points to keep in mind:
It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.
1. If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
2. If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded
3. After that no refund will be provided.
4. No cancellation amount will be refunded on advance payment.