WSR Night Camping Trek to Matheran Charlotte Lake on 28th May 2016
A little Info about Matheran:
Matheran is a hill station and a municipal council in the Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a hill station in Karjat Tahsil and is also the smallest hill station in India. It is located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m (2,625 feet) above sea level.
NOTE – Since this lake is the only drinking water source for the hill station, swimming is prohibitted.
Grade - Easy
Type - Camping
Fees - 600/-
Leads - Mahadeo / Deepak
We are going to Trail (its a flat walk, no trek) & then Camp
We will travel by local trains (central line)
Train timings are as follows:
10:31 pm: CST
10:39 pm: Byculla
10:49 pm: Dadar
10.59 pm: Kurla
11:05 pm Ghatkopar
11:25 pm: Thane
11:48: pm Dombivli
11:58 pm Kalyan
12.33 am: Neral
Note- MISSING THE TRAIN MEANS MISSING THE EVENT
Meeting point Neral station ticket counter
Taxi to Dasturi Naka
Reach Dasturi Naka by 1:15 am
Trail to Campsite
Reach Campsite by 2:30 am we will take a small break in between
Campfire stories and singing
Sunrise around 6:15 am
we leave the site by 6:30 and visit Celia Point
Post some Photography
we will head towards the Market
Washroom facilities available in the Market.
Reach dasturi by 8 am
Reach Neral 8:30 /9 :00 am
Have Breakfast @ Neral
Reach Mumbai 1:30 pm tentatively
Things to Carry:
Water 3 Ltrs (Must)
A good Torch
Good Trekking Shoes (No Chappals its a forest trail)
backpack to stuff in your things
Ready to eat food items .(fruits, cakes etc) Avoid Salty foods – it dehydrates)
Sleeping bag / Mat/ blanket Note- tents just have base tarpaulin sheets
Mosquito repellent cream
Medicines that you take regularly
550/- WSR Members
Taxi Fare Neral to Dasturi and back
Expertise and Guide Charges
Mineral water, soft drinks
Train Tickets to karjat
Anything thats not mentioned in the inclusions
One needs to deposit Rs.600/- amount in advance to book your seat into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
Account Name: Mahadeo J Gadade
Bank : Axis Bank
Account Type : Saving.
Account No : 913010025541263
IFSC Code : UTIB0000037
Branch : Pune Branch
For more Details Call/What’s up/SMS
Mahadeo – 9370080086
Deepak - 9819085757
Please read "Rules & Regulations" before joining to any events
Important Points to keep in mind:
1 The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
2 Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.
3 Please do not wear any jewelry.
4 Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.
5 Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the any events. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the event. NO REFUND will be provided.
6. Please wear dull/dark colored full sleeves clothes while in the safari.
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.