Get the City Out of You

With the city’s fast-forward life, we often neglect the need to pause and break sometimes. Right kind of Breaks give our mind much needed relaxation from the stress & exhaustion from our hectic lives. Here we offer you a great detox while immersing in nature & village life, going back to roots. Experience complete peace of mind with breathtaking locales, away from crowded tourists destinations as usual. Holiday differently.

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Waterfalls to Forest Streams
Paper Boats to Fishing
Read a Book or Jump in Puddles
Help a farmer or Play with animals
Trek the hill or Share stories Riverside

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Very small picturesque village situated right next to the lush green forest, is just 120kms from Mumbai in Shahpur. Hence, we get to see rich bio-diversity in plants & birds around those endless greens of the paddies. Another beautiful site to see is the picture perfect river flowing near the village. Relish organic simple but filling meals made on chulha. Rejuvenate here completely with your friends or families in authentic rural life.

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Activities (optional):

  • Walk through the village, knowing the place & people
  • Chill at the river-stream. Get fish-pedicure, take a dip, etc.
  • Play several village games like – tyre-race, marbles, sail paper-boats, etc.
  • Hands-on experience in farming activities going on
  • Trek to the near-by hill with guide
  • Photography of varied bio-diversity, landscapes & portraits
  • Listen & share stories with the locals
  • Meditate at river-side, re-connect with yourself
  • Immerse in your favourite Book
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Go for a Day trip from morning to evening. Or opt for over-night Stay. Available on Weekdays as well as Weekends. For any Age group. Contact 9819155259 for details & bookings soon.

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Note:

  • Consumption of Alcohol, Drugs or Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere within the village.
  • Don’t expect any comforts in this small village.. enjoy the raw, authentic village life – with all organic & natural foods.

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Holi Hai! (with Rain-Dance & DJ)

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Let’s welcome the hot summer surrounded by cool nature, by camping under the bright full moon, at a beautiful lakeside besides the bonfire having fun with your buddies & splashing colours on them the next day. Camping coupled with Holi, Rain-Dance & DJ sounds too exciting. Having lots of companions along just makes it awesome. So bring your Holi gears, let’s enjoy & have a wonderful festival together. #HoliHai

What you’ll get:
Organic Colours
DJ
Rain-Dance
Food (1 – Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch)
Lakeside Camping
Thandaai
Changing Facility

Holi Rain-dance at lawn

When: Thursday 1st March evening to Friday 2nd March evening
Who: All Age Groups are welcome (Kids, Singles, Couples, Friends, Family, etc.)

Where: Bhivpuri

Charges: Rs. 1750/- (for above 5 years)
Avail Group Discounts for minimum 15 persons booked together.

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Smoking & Alcohol or any influential substances (bhang, weed, hukka pots, etc.) are strictly prohibited.

Cancellation Policy: No Refund in this event, as all arrangements has to be done in advance.

Bring your good humour and bawdy jokes treasure-chest. Remember this is Holi, the one day of the year when you don’t have to put on a “shareef” face and be totally yourselves!

Registrations: – 9819155259

Hurry! Limited Seats Only!

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New Year under the Moon

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Ever wished you could go to sleep looking at the lovely Moon whole night? The intrinsic beauty of nature sets you up where the moon glows as the sun sets and you look towards the heaven, awaiting the New Year as it approaches with a smile. With your dear ones around, it just becomes so romantic & fun. Well, this year we are going to fulfil several such lovely desires on this New Year’s Eve. So grab your dear ones for loads of Surprises… Let’s make this New Year’s Eve as one of the memorable experiences with:

–      Rustic surroundings with Hills, Ghats & Mango trees all around

–      spl. delicious food & barbeque

–      spl. arrangements for full-size Moon Gazing

–      Games/Activities

–      Campfire with Musical Night

–      Open theatre Movie (famous/fun) screening

–      Tents with mattresses & blankets

–      lots of Surprises

If you are planning to spend your new year in a bit wild way and away from the city chaos of pubs & pools and you are probably single duhh.. Aren’t we all at some point..? Think less and be ready to create a memoir for life. Join us for another unique New Year celebration as we camp out away from the city lights.

Make new friends, Play Games together, Sing Songs, get your Musical Instruments to Jam, Gaze the big Moon, or stare into the eyes of your beloved till the year winds down.

It’s going to be pretty cold, so please bring your own warmers. But you can sleep out in the open if you would like to gaze the large moon.

About the Campsite: Away from the city’s hustle, but approx 1 hour by road from Borivali. It is a secure location with peaceful atmosphere connecting closer with nature. This Hillside campsite is well maintained, kid-friendly, easily accessible & safe for all age alike. Proper built-up toilets available, both Western & Indian. Ample car-parking space. We are amidst the nature, so don’t expect luxuries.

Over the years, we have become the experts at ‘New Year’s Eve Camping’ pulling off wonderful surprise parties differently each time besides the lakes, the farms, the hills, etc. There is one thing we guarantee, it will be a night to remember. But call soon, our parties sell like hot cakes. Reservation is on first come first serve basis – existing clients always come back, so book early for unique NYE experience.

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Earlier batch of NYE camping

Where: Safale

When: 31st Dec evening to 1st Jan morning

Who: People who would like to have peaceful & beautiful time enjoying out. Great for both Families & Singles

Price: Rs. 2899/-pp currently till this weekend

Register soon before we go full. The earlier you book, the less you pay.

Includes: All the above activities & arrangements, tea/coffee, snacks, barbeque, dinner, breakfast, drinking water, accommodation in tents with mattress & blanket, bonfire, travel cost to-fro Safale station to campsite if coming by train.

Reservation is on Payment basis only. No refund.

Note: Smoking and Drinking Alcohol is strictly prohibited at this campsite. Drunken participants will be asked to leave the Site immediately. Organizers reserve the right to expel offending participants.

Summary:

1.   Hillside Camping under the Moon

2.   Picturesque views around

3.   Musical night & Open theatre Movie screening

4.   Girls have registered too (so more girls are welcome)

5.   Delicious food & barbeque

6.   Constructed toilets available

7.   Spl. moon gazing, lots of games, celebrations, surprises, etc. If you are bored just partying, then this will be a better option.

For all Queries & Registrations : 9819155259 / 9820758668

A Night with the Stars (Astro Camping)

Unique Treat for Children in Experiential Learning

Welcome to the wonders of Universe

Nothing better than a dark night, cool Camping & hills surrounding making the perfect destination for Star Gazing & Astro Photography. From the Experts watch live & learn about the Constellations, their identification with the help of Star Map & Telescopes. This Real-time watching of Planets is a wonderful experience than the animated videos of the Planetarium. Learn Night Sky Photography Techniques. Delicious food & accommodation under starry night.. The Perfect Weekend Getaway, so bring your family, children & friends along and acquire skills that will enable you to enjoy stargazing for the rest of your life.  

Dates: 4th May 2019 (Saturday Night, Sunset to Sunrise)

Location: Safale, Tandulwadi Village (18°35’13.0″N 73°18’26.4″E)

All Amateur & Novice Users can join and take opportunity to know the Night Sky and observe some of the deep sky objects like Planets, Nebulae’s, Galaxies, Globular Cluster, Open Clusters, Double Stars and of course our Milky Way Galaxy etc. NO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE of astronomy is necessary for this.

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Night Sky Gazing Schedule:

Participants are requested to reach the campsite by 6 pm. Sunset – 6:30pm
6:00 – 6:30 pm – Event Registration, Selfie Photos, Group Photo Session & Snacks
7:00 – 7:30 pm – Session 1 – Introduction & West Sky Objects, Satellite Tracking, Moon Observation
7:30 – 8:00 pm – Night Sky Orientation – Finding the North Star and Ursa Major
8:00 – 9:00 pm – Session 2 – Astronomy Awareness Video Program
9:00 – 10:00 pm – Dinner Time (On-Site Delicious Veg Dinner & BBQ)
10:30 – 11:30pm – Session 3 – Telescope Orientation & Night Sky Observation, Constellations, Globular Clusters, Twin Stars and Galaxies
11:30pm – 12:30am – General Observation and Astrophotography
1:00 – 03:30 am – Power Nap – Charge Yourself and Camera/Tablet/Mobile Batteries
3:30 – 4:00 am – Tea Break
4:00 – 5:30 am – Session 4 – Early Morning Sky
5:30 – 6:30 am – Session 5 – ISS, Satellite, Iridium Flares Tracking & Crescent Moon
7:00 – 7:30 am – Breakfast / Tea and Group Photo
8:00 am – Event Closure

Participants can depart from the camp-site, or hang around with experts for informal discussion. Participants are free to observe all night or retire for a short sleep and join again for observations. We greatly encourage informal interactions/ discussion with us at any time during the night. WE WILL BE AWAKE ALL NIGHT TO FACILITATE THOSE WHO WISH TO STAY AWAKE AND OBSERVE THE NIGHT SKY WITH US.

Equipments Used:

  1. 10 Inch Dobsonian Reflectors (2 Qty) – Antares GSO & SKY Watcher
  2. Binoculars 10 x 50 (2 Qty)
  3. Celestron Automated Mount (100mm Refractor)
  4. Celestron Automated Mount for Astrophotography
  5. EQ1 Manual – 75mm & 80mm Scope

March Astro-camping batch

Event Charges: Adult Rs. 1849/- and Child (above 5 Yrs to 14 Yrs) Rs. 1349/-

Includes

  • Real-time Night Sky Gazing Event and On-Site Charges
  • Evening Snacks, Delicious Veg Dinner & Morning Breakfast
  • Stay in Tent with soft bedding & pullover
  • Tea & Drinking Water available
  • Guitarist (if available)

Limited Seats only. Registrations will be closed 3 days prior. Hurry!

Please call post RSVP on +91 9819155259 for further details & booking. (Only RSVPs will not be counted)

Notes:

  • Smoking and Drinking Alcohol is strictly prohibited at this campsite. As this is a spl. Educative Camping, Drunken participants will be asked to leave the Site immediately. The Organizers reserve the right to expel offending participants from the camp-site.
  • Observation depends on subject to availability of object & weather condition.
  • No refund on cancellation from the participant.

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Valley of Flowers

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A World Heritage Site, Valley of Flowers is an Indian National park, a monsoon trek. When you will be driven to Govind Ghat you will have breathtaking rain-washed landscapes and the Alaknanda will accompany you. You will be passing through lush greenery, hillside hamlets and streams. The Valley of Flowers looks like a carpet of colours – green, yellow, red, blue. The flowering pattern keeps changing in few days. Flowers that grow here are rare and the valley is surrounded by mountains with bright snow at the top, brown and grey soil in the middle and trees at lower levels.

​Valley of flowers trek is a must do trek by every trekker in the Himalayas. Valley of flowers is located in western Himalayan valley in Chamoli district. Trek starts from Govindghat where you can reach by road from Haridwar.

flower valley with snow capped hills

Whom is this trek meant for?

Valley of flowers is a good trek for people of all age groups. You can go on this trek with your parents and little ones. This is a popular and well established trail where the flowers provide you with visual delights while the sacred Hemkund Sahib is manna for your spirit.

The Valley of Flowers ​trek manages to show you a glimpse of the joys of Himalayan trekking in just about four days. Once you finish this trek, it doesn’t come as a surprise when you find yourself planning your next big Himalayan adventure.

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Region: Uttarakhand, Western Himalayas

Duration: 6 days & 5 Nights

Highest altitude: 14,400 ft

Level: Moderate

 

If you have a group of minimum 5 persons, then you can opt any dates till 15th Sept.

If you don’t have a group, then we have our batch starting at Haridwar from 1st Sept.

 

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Getting to base camp, Govind Ghat

10-11 Hrs: Hotel Stay

We will camp at Govind Ghat, little beyond Joshimath. It will take you approx 11 Hours to reach here from Haridwar/Kathgodam. ​

Day 2: Govind Ghat to Ghanghria 

6-7 Hrs: Stay in Tents

Trek starts from crossing the bridge over Alaknanda river. The complete trek goes along the river side and is full of breathtaking views. Once we are at Ghangharia, you will find helipad and space to camp. We will stay at our camp today.

Day 3: Ghangria to Valley of Flowers and back to Ghangria

10 Km: Stay in Tents

We will leave early so we can have whole day to enjoy the beauty of Valley of Flowers. Once you are in the gates of the Valley of Flowers you can imagine yourself to be in a dreamland. Enjoy flowers, lot of flowers, like a carpet on the mountains and then you will find glaciers, bees and nature. Come back to Ghangharia with heart filled with nature’s beauty.

Day 4: Ghangria to Hemkund Sahib and back to Ghangria

7-8 Hrs: Stay in Tents

Today will again be an early start to visit the Hemkund Sahib. You will need a poncho and might need a trekking pole as well. We will trek slowly and steadily on the steep path with mesmerizing views all around. Melting glaciers, river stream and waterfall all beautiful… After around 2 Hrs you will be above the tree line. Take numerous breaks as the path is gonna be tough today. Once you are at the Gurudwara, warm yourself with tea and khichdi. The lake is just behind the gurudwara. Enjoy the lake in the midst of mountains at an altitude of around 4300 mts. Will leave by afternoon. Today it’s gonna be tough on knees and toes. Stay at Ghangharia.

Day 5: Ghangria to Govind Ghat 

5-6 Hrs: Stay in Hotel

Let’s trek back with the memories and recognize the things we crossed earlier. Once you are at Govind Ghat, you can plan to visit Badrinath / Auli the next day. Stay at Govind Ghat

Day 6: Govind Ghat to Haridwar 

Drive back to Haridwar/Kathgodam with lots of memories

 

Charges: Just Rs. 9999/- per person including pickup & drop at Haridwar

Inclusions:

1. Accommodation (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
2. Meals while on trek (Veg.) (Egg)
3. Trek equipments
4. Permits
5. First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder
6. Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff
7. Transport from Haridwar to Govind Ghat and return

Exclusions:

1. Any kind of personal expenses
2. Food during the transit
3. Insurance
4. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage
5. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Price Includes”

 

To Carry:

1.Trekking shoes 2.Backpack (40-60 litres) 3.Three warm layers 4.Two trek pants 5.Two collared t-shirts 6.Thermals 7.Sunglasses 8.Suncap 9.Synthetic lower 10.Hand gloves 11.Balaclava / Woollen Scarves 12.Socks (2 pairs) 13.Headlamp / LED torch 14.Trekking pole

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Maximum only 20 persons will be taken in a batch, so hurry.

FAQs

1. What is the style of accommodation in this trek?

Accommodation during the trek will be in rooms & tents at different places, where you will be sharing with fellow trekkers.

 

2. What will the temperatures be like during this trek?

Day time temperatures will range from 12-20ºC and night time temperature will range from 4-10ºC.

 

3. Will there be snow on this trek?

There will be no snow on the trek.

4. Which are the best seasons for the Valley of Flowers trek?

This trek is best done during monsoon, July – September, when the valley comes alive with the alpine flowers that it is known for. After that, the beauty wilts off.

5. Are backpacks, raincoats and other equipments available for rent?

There are several websites that rent out trekking equipment. We can guide you for the same.

6. Is this a good trek for a first timer?

Valley of Flower trek is easy-moderate and the trail is popular and well established. It is suitable for a first time trekker provided you are fit and prepared (we’ll provide with more details) for the trek before setting off.

7. Can I take my child along on this trek? What is the age limit?

The minimum age requirement for this trek is 8 years. If your child meets this criterion and is physically fit, you can take her/him along.

8. Who will be with us on the trek?

A team consisting of a qualified & experienced Trek leader & support staff will be with you throughout the trek.