VRangers Range Trek to LOBHI via Jambhivali on 13th-14th Sept 2014

Get ready to walk in the dense forest & take self challenge to walk approx 50 KM.

Lonavala to Bhimashankar is arguably the best back-country trek in the Sahyadri range. The route passes through deep wild rain-forest, head-high bushes, lost-and-found trails, small rivulets, remote tribal villages, temples, green meadows, hidden waterfalls and a plateau of flowers. Sure you will explore the best of the Sahyadri range on this trek.

Short Info:

Type: Range Trek to Lonavla Bhimashankar Via Jambhivali.


Height: 4200 ft approx

Distance: 50 km approx to be covered in two days

Region: Lonavala - Karjat

Grade: Medium

Last Date of Reg: 11th Sept 2014.

Registered member Fees: 1100/- Per Person

Un Registered member Fees: 1200/- Per Person

Fees Included traveling from Lonavla to Jambhivali  & till Karjat/Neral by local vehicle, breakfast for both days, Sunday Lunch, Saturday Stay-Diner & Expertise Charges.

Fee Not Included: Sat Lunch, Insurance & Anything other than mention above.

Route: Kamsheth station - Jambhivali village - Kondeshwar Village - Kusur plateau - Kusur village – Padarwadi - Vanryachi vadi - Talpewadi village - Bhimashankar wildlife sanctuary - Bhimashankar temple.

Meeting Point:

Kamsheth Railway Station by 8.30 am

To Reach Kamsheth from mumbai  *Train Timings: - Indrayani Express

Plz get your respected stations at least half an hour earlier, as there might be a long queue for the tickets

CST - 5.35 am  Dadar – 5.50 am

Thane – 6.10 am  Kalyan – 6.35 am

Lonavla – 8.00 am

Will Catch the Pune-Lonavla Shuttle at 8.10 am & get down at Kamsheth Station.

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

13th Sept 2014:

08.45 am: Move to Jambhivali Station with breakfast & Tea.

9.20 am: @Jambhivali with Intro will start for trek

01.30 pm: Lunch & Some rest

Will Cover Kusur – Sawle - Padarwadi

05.30 pm: Reach Sawle village

08.00 pm: Dinner and Ngt Stay at Vanryachi vadi.

14th Sept 2014:

05.00am: wakeup, breakfast

06.00am: Start the trek

12.00 pm: @bhimashankar

01.00 pm: Lunch & Rest for some time

02.00 pm: will move to Khandas via ganpathi Ghat

07.30 pm: Back to Karjat or Neral.

Payment Details:

To Confirm your registration please deposit Rs. 500/-(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.

Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:

Compulsory items:

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id- proof, Lunch for Saturday, approx 3 ltr water, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should ware good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant,bedding material like shwal/Mat/Sleeping Bag,carry some extra cloths, Raincoat etc. if you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid.

Non compulsory items:

Cap, Sunglasses, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry, mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution etc .

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

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For Reg. & more details, contact our "Ranger”

Sudhir  97028 78447.

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