VRangers One day new year trek to Umberkhind on 5th Jan 2014

The battle is known for the strategic manner in which Shivaji deployed his forces and rapid movement that his cavalry was able to achieve.

Battle of Umberkhind took place on 3 February 1661 in the mountain range of Sahyadri near the city of Pen, Maharashtra, India. The battle was fought between the Maratha under Chhatrapati Shivaji and the Kartalab Khan of Mughals. The Marathas defeated the Mughal forces. Mughal forces consisted of 20,000 men, while there was just 3,000 light Maratha cavalry.

Short Info:

Trek: Umberkhind on 5th Jan 2014.

Region: Lonavla-Khopoli.

Grade: Easy

Max Reg.: 15 Rangers.


Registered Member: Rs 300/- per head.

Non Registered Member: Rs 350/- per head. (To get Register yourself CLICK HERE )

It includes traveling from Lonavla to Khopoli via Local transport like Tumtum/Jeep, breakfast, refreshment.

Meeting Point:

@ Lonavla Station by 8.00 am.

Train Timings: - Indrayani SF Express

CST - 5.40 am

Dadar – 5.51 am

Thane – 6.14 am

Kalyan – 6.35 am

Lonavla – 8.00 am

Tentative Schedule:

08.00 am: Move towards kurvande village by local transport.

09.10 am: With breakfast & Intro will move towards kurvande ghat.

11.30 am: Will reach near Amba River.

01.00 pm: Lunch.

02.30 pm: Will reach to Samarbhoomi.

03.30 pm: With knowing history of the place will move towards khopoli by local vehicle.

04.30 pm: @ Khopoli Station.

Payment Details:

For confirmation of your registration please deposit Rs. 200/-(non Refundable) in the following.

Acc Name: Ananda Shivaji Govekar

Acc No   : 00000032353269021

IFS Code: SBIN0000562

MICR Code: 400002007

Bank     : SBI Bank

Branch   : Bhandup (W)

After transaction plz do sms to Ananda Govekar 98922 19155.

Check List: (It’s totally self responsibility to take care of your things.)

Compulsory items:

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, approx 4 ltr water, Lunch for Sunday, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should ware good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, if you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid, carry some extra cloths.

Non-compulsory items but helpful:

Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry  mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution. (It’s totally self responsibility to take care of things.)

Before registering please check: VRangers Rules & Regulation

For Reg. & more details, contact Our "Rangers"

Pritam 992 05 700 50.

Ananda 989 22 191 55.

Registration will be done by phone call only, so if call not received then please sms your name & mail-id.

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