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Thursday, August 10, 2017

VRangers One day monsoon trek to sondai on 20th Aug 2017

Short Info:
Trek: Sondai Hill
Date: 20th Aug 2017.
Height: 1200 apx ft.
Grade: Easy.
Region: Karjat.
Last date registration:- 17th Aug 2017
Cost:
Trek Cost: Rs 450/- per head.
Registered Member: Rs 400/- per head.
It includes B/F & T, local travelling from Karjat to Karjat & expertise charges etc…
Get registered with VRangers so you will get benefit on the event cost so please CLICK HERE and update your details. once you get reg with details you will get unique id of VRangers with in 48 hrs except Fri /Sat /Sun via email.
{The charges of the trek include breakfast, traveling from Karjat to Karjat via public transport Jeep and refreshment.}
Cost Not Included: - Lunch, Insurance, Medical coverage or anything other than mentioned above.


About:
The fort is situated 8-10 km away from Karjat Railway Station. A temple of Sondai Devi, few water cisterns and an amazing view of Morbe dam and a surrounding region can be seen from top. It was probably used as a watch tower.
We can see forts like Prabalgad, Irshal, Rajmachi, Dhak, Peth, Songiri etc. from top. It can be reached easily in 1.5 to 2 hrs from the base village of Sondewadi.
Meeting Point:
@Karjat Station: 7.38 am
Please catch Karjat Slow Local with your return ticket from your respective destination:
CST 5.20 am        Dadar 5.38 am         Kurla 5.48 am    Thane 6.15 am
Dombivali 6.37 am       Kalyan 6.47 am    Neral 7.22 am       Karjat 7.38 am
Tentative schedule:
09.00 am: Will Reach to base village.
09.30 am: With an intro round will start trek.
11.30 am: Will reach to top & explore surrounding.
12.30 pm: Lunch.
01.30 pm: Start Descend.
03.30 pm: Back to Sondai village.
04.30 pm: Back to Karjat.

Payment Details:
To confirm your seat please Click on Account Details & deposit Rs 400/-  (Non Refundable in any manner)
Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:
Compulsory items: Rains showers are expected, so pack your bags accordingly.
A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, approx 3 ltr water, Sunday Lunch, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear 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 jewellery  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 Registration & more details, contact our "Rangers"
Sudhir: 091675 46547.

Registration will be done by phone call only, so if call not received then please sms your name & mail-id.
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Friday, April 21, 2017

VRangers Irshalgad pinnacle summit expedition on 6th Ngt - 7th May 2017

Irshalgad is situated in the Karjat Region. Other forts in this region include Prabalgad, Kalawantin and Malanggad . Actually Irshal is not a fort but it’s a pinnacle. Shivaji Maharaj captured the complete region of Kalyan and Bhiwandi, up to Rairi in May 1666.This fort too, must have come under the Maratha rule at that time.
Short Info:

Trek: Irshalgad Trek & Top Climb.
Height: 3700 feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy
Base Village: Chowk –Irshalwadi.
Participation size: 20 Rangers.

Cost:
Registered Member: Rs 750/- per head.
Non Registered Member: Rs 800/- per head.
Only Trek till Nedhe & Cave: 600/- Per head.
Fees Included traveling from Karjat to Karjat by local vehicle, breakfast, Lunch & Expertise Charges.
Fee Not Included: Insurance & Anything other than mentioned above.
Get registered with VRangers so you will get benefit every time on cost of the events so please CLICK HERE and update your details to get unique VRA-ID. (You will receive id within 48 hrs except Sat/Sun via email)

About:
Irshal is the next-door neighbour to Prabalgad. As mentioned above, Irshal is a pinnacle. There is a water tank on the route from the Irshal plateau to the peak. From there, we reach the needle hole near the top through a simple rock-climbing route. Proceeding little ahead, we see a water tank to the left and a cave to the right. This water is suitable for drinking. The route, which climbs up from near the needle hole goes to the top of the pinnacle. To reach the top of the pinnacle, it is essential to have rock climbing equipment & with the help of same we are going to climb the top 1st patch - aprrox 25 ft with scree route and then traverse till top. From the top we can see the forts of Prabalgad, Matheran, Chanderi, Malanggad, Karnala and Manikgad.
Meeting Point: Karjat Station by 1.10 am
Trek Schedule:
Train Time: Khopli Fast Local (S)
CST, 10.04 pm
Dadar 10.18 pm
Ghatkopar 10.30 pm
Bhandup 10.38 pm
Thane 10.46 pm
Kalyan11.05 pm
Badlapur 11.22 pm
Karjat 11.56 pm
Tentative Schedule:
Tentative Schedule:
12.15 am: Move towards Base Village of Irshal Gad by Local Transport tum tum / bus.
12.50 am: Introduction Round , Instructions.
01.10 am: Start the Trek.
02.20 am: Rest at Irshal wadi machi.
06.00am: Wake up call, Breakfast
07.00am: Move towards cave.
08.00 am: Reach to cave
08.30 am: Breakfast ,climbing preparation & Start climbing for irshal summit.
11:30 am: Descend towards Machi.
12.30 pm: Reach at irshalwadi for lunch.
02.00 pm: Return journey towards Karjat
05.00pm: Karjat station

Payment Details:
To Confirm your registration, please deposit Rs. 400/-(non Refundable) in the following. (Please specify your name or those who transfer on behalf of your & trek/Activity/Tour name-mandatory in SMS).
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, approx 3 ltr water, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear 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 clothes, Raincoat etc..
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 a totally self responsibility to take care of your things.)
Check List: (It’s a 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 3 ltr water, bedding like Shawl-Mat, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear 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 a totally self responsibility to take care of things.)
Before registering, please check: VRangers Rules & Regulation
For Reg. & more details, contact Our "Rangers"
Sudhir  91675 46547
Plz do sms if call not received.
Registration will be done by phone call only, so if call not received then please sms your name & mail-id.
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Saturday, April 1, 2017

VRangers off road bike ride to Lonavla-Rajmachi on 15th Noon-16th APR 17.

VRangers inviting you all for off-road bike ride to Rajmachi .....
There are plenty of big stones, soil, deadly turns and slopes and sometime steep narrow path to ride on….in short there are no Roads. Rajmachi is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahyadri in India. There are two forts which were built by Emperor Shivaji during 17th century.
Short Info:
Date: 15th Afternoon - 16th Apr 2017.
Route: Mumbai - Lonavala - Khopali - Old Mumbai Pune Highway-Lonavla-Rajmachi.
Region: Lonavla
Fort Height: 2710 ft.
Type: Hill Fort

Cost:
Registered Member: Rs 800/- per head.
Non Registered Member: Rs 850/- per head.
Cost Includes – Sat evening refreshments, Dinner (Veg/Non Veg) , Sun breakfast-Lunch(Veg/Non Veg) and VRangers administration charges.
Petrol & Maintenance cost should be settled by the bike owner & the person accompanying him or In case of Single Rider, petrol & maintenance cost should be settled alone.
Cost not include: - Extra food (Private Orders), Personal Expenditure of any kind, INSURANCE Coverage, Any other charges not specifically mention in “Cost includes”.
Get registered with VRangers so you will get benefit every time on cost of the events so please CLICK HERE and update your details to get unique VRA-ID. (You will receive id within 48 hrs except Sat/Sun via email)
Payment Details:
To book your seat Click on Account Details & please deposit Rs 300/-(Non Refundable in any manner). After transferring amount please send Details like Name, event name, transaction id and amount.
Sights to visit:
Views of Shrivardhan &Manoranjan, Ancient Lord Shiva temple, Caves, Lake.
Rajmachi consists of two citadels:
Shrivardahn: Shrivardhan lies to the east of the Rajmachi fort. Its height is about 3000 ft. The architectural style of construction is typical of Maratha period and is characterized by strong walls, Semi-circular entrance and cisterns. Bhairavnath temple and water tanks are main attraction on Shrivardhan.
Manoranjan: Manoranjan fort probably belongs to the Yada period and is one of the two forts adjacent to the rajmachi fort. Uniquely, this place is characterized by the presence of a square shaped lake divided by a straight rock. One may see the broken structures of fort on the way to the top .
Itinerary:
Mumbai Meeting Point: 15th april Datta Snacks - Panvel at 3.00 pm
Start our ride to Lonavala via old Mumbai Pune Highway.
Pune Meeting Point: Near Kumar Resort by 5.00 pm.
Reach Rajmachi village by 7.30 pm (App. 15 km)
Dinner at 9.00 pm then camp fire camps and some fun activity.
Go to sleep by 11.00 pm.
Wake up call 7.00 am .
Breakfast 7.30 am.
Sight seen with fort visit and lord Shiva temple.
Have lunch by 12.30 pm
Start return journey by 2.00 pm
Reach Lonavala station by 4 pm.
Have Evening Refreshment & back to Mumbai by  6 pm.
Things to be carried:
*  Bedding material like Mat-Shawl or Sleeping Bag , Water 2 ltr & Extra Cloths.....
* Personal Identification (Compulsory), Bike’s Legal papers, Helmet (for both), Insurance papers and PUC is must), Driving License, A bottle of water, Camera (Optional),Cap, Bedding Like Shawl & Mat, woolen Jacket, Hand-gloves while biking as per comfort, extra pair of cloths etc.
* Shoes are compulsory for all the members (Riders and Pillion)
Before registering please check: VRangers Rules & Regulation
Since Biking is adventurous and risky activity your participation is solely on your own wish."VRangers Adventure And Trekking" would not be responsible for any uncertainties happening to him and also the members who accompanies him after the warning.
It's advisable to get your bike Serviced / Repaired before the ride so that we all can have safe ride.
Over Speeding / Rash Driving would result in immediate expulsion from the tour. Please ensure safety for yourself and other people on road.
If you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid.
For Reg. & more details, contact our "Rangers”.
Sandip: - 93202 57051
Sudhir: - 91675 46547
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VRangers trek Chanderi Pinnacle Top on 15th Ngt - 16th April 2017

Although worth mentioning as the jewel in the crown of forts in the district of Raigad, there is no significant history attached to this fort. Near the caves on the fort are visible some remnants of fortification. This is the only sign to designate Chanderi as a fort. Chanderi is famous for water streams (in rainy season) and its difficult route (in all season).
Short Info:
Trek: Chanderi Trek on starting on 15th Ngt- 16th April 2017.
Region: Karjat.
Height: 2330 ft.
Grade: Hard (Trek Experience Required).
Type: Hill Fort

Cost:
Registered Member: Rs 650/- per head.
Non Registered Member: Rs 700/- per head.
Cost includes traveling from Badlapur To Badlapur via Local transport, breakfast, refreshment.
Cost not include: - Extra food (Private Orders), Personal Expenditure of any kind, INSURANCE Coverage, Any other charges not specifically mention in “Cost includes”.
Get registered with VRangers so you will get benefit every time on cost of the events so please CLICK HERE and update your details to get unique VRA-ID. (You will receive id within 48 hrs except Sat/Sun via email)
About:
Chanderi is mentioned as one of the difficult treks due to its tricky turns in the forest and lengthy route. One can reach till the caves but from cave to till top is an amazing route. Here one needs to have rope help to cross the patches. From cave it will take one and half hour to reach the top.will reach the cave in the night itself by crossing dry waterfall route till the cave.
Meting Point: Badlapur Station by 11.30 pm.
Trek Schedule:
Train Timings: Badlapur slow Local.
CST 9.41 pm         Byculla 9.45 pm   Dadar 9.55 pm
Kurla 10.06 pm     Ghatkopar 10.13 pm            Bhandup 10.24 pm
Thane 10.34 pm   Dombivali 10.56 pm            Kalyan 11.05 pm
Badlapur 11.29 pm
Tentative Schedule: 
11.40 pm: Will go to chincholi by Private Tum-Tum/Rickshaw.
12.15 am: Reach to Base village of chanderi.
12.30 am: Start trek in Moon light.
04.00 am: Reach to top & rest in cave.
06.30 am: Wake up call
07.00 am: With breakfast will start moving towards adventurous chanderi top.
09.30 am: Will be on the Chanderi top.
12.30 pm: Back to chanderi cave.
03.00 pm: Back to Chincholi Village.
04.30 pm: Reach to Badlapur Station.
Payment Details:
To confirm your seat please deposit the amount in below account (non refundable) Rs 500/- in any manner. After transferring amount please send Details like Name, event name, transaction id and amount. (If we cancel trek then total money you will get in refund)
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, Approx 3 ltr water, One small bag while climbing, Sunday Lunch, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant.
Non compulsory items:
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.
If you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid.
Before registration please check: VRangers Rules & Regulation
For Reg. & more details, contact our "Rangers”.
Sudhir: - 91675 46547
Ananda:- 98922 19155
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