The long weekend is finally here, pack your bags and make the most of it. Let this holiday free you from your tedious work, pollution, and boring routine life.
The beautiful mountains of Sahyadris are calling us. Let's head outdoors to the queen of hill stations Mahabaleshwar. Enjoy the panoramic view of the valley, rejuvenate, take pictures, indulge in Strawberry tasting.
Drive towards Lonavala, hike up Lohgad fort (Easy hike) and see one of the most beautiful valleys of Sahyadris filled with mist and clouds. Lohgad also has a thick ridge walk that will lead trekkers to punishment point a cliff of the hill.
Trek to Visapur fort and enjoy the panoramic view of Pawna lake and villages. Explore Lonavala town, visit a couple of viewpoints and chillax at a cafe.
Traveling from Bangalore to Sahyadris of Maharashtra in the Monsoon season is a rare opportunity, thanks to Independence day. Grab your place in that vehicle now ;-)
What are you waiting for?! Let's #getmuddie.
Group Size: 10+
Food: Breakfasts included
Lunches and Dinners self-sponsored
Stay: Rooms on shared basis near Mahabaleshwar and Lonavala
Trek difficulty: Easy to moderate
Non AC Tempo traveler(s)
Starting time: Friday 6 PM
Ending time: Tuesday 1 PM Afternoon
Pick up locations & timings:
Tin Factory 6:00 PM
Indiranagar 100 ft Rd 6:20 PM
Koramangala Sony World signal 6:40 PM
Goraguntepalya Metro station: 7:45 PM
Same drop locations on Sunday noon
Gear up for heavy traffic while leaving on Wednesday night before we escape the city
Lohgad Easy hike
Visapur fort Hike (8 km up and down)
Music & Dance
Awesome vegetarian food
Lot's of Entertainment!
Day 0 (Friday Night):
Start from Bangalore. Overnight journey to Mahabaleshwar
Day 1 (Saturday):
Reach Mahabaleshwar in the morning, have breakfast
Check into your rooms freshen up, take shower with hot water
Visit Famous Lingmala waterfalls and enjoy the scenic view
Head to scenic waters of Venna lake which is beautifully located between two mountains in a valley, stroll around to shop some souvenirs
Stop for lunch and try delicious Maharashtrian food
Drive towards Pratapgarh fort that stands high and mighty on a hill 15 km from Mahabaleshwar. The drive to Fort itself is absolutely stunning and views from the top of Sahyadri are mesmerizing to the senses.
Get back to the town, visit Kates point, observe stunning views of the Mahabaleshwar valley
Time permits, visit Mapro Garden to taste varieties of berries
Reach back hotel, have dinner, rest for the night
Day 2 (Sunday):
Start early morning around 6 AM, stop for breakfast on the way.
Start hiking up the Lohgad fort.
The fort has well laid 300+ stairs initially. Along the way, we get to see beautiful Pawna lake in the backdrop of lower Sahyadirs in different forms and angles. It's a huge fort to explore once we finish the stairs.
There is a tomb, temple, and some ruins above. There are many different ponds which used to be water supply to the people back then.
Start descending after exploring the suicide point and have lunch at the base.
Explore the Karla caves, check into the rooms have hot Chai with snacks as we laze around in the breezy evening.
Day 3 (Monday):
Start the day with a hot breakfast around 9 AM
Drive to the base of Visapur Fort and start climbing. Monsoons create a whole new ecosystem on this fantastic fort. Because of heavy rainfall during monsoons, it becomes slightly tricky fort to climb. With right shoes/sandals, rain gear it's a delight to trek during rains. One has to walk/climb through small streams and waterfalls to reach the top.
After a fulfilled hike, descend and have Lunch at a local restaurant
Head to Lonavala town and explore beautiful viewpoints, spend time till late evening, chill out at a cafe and refresh
Start back to Bangalore by night 9 PM after dinner
Day 4 (Tuesday):
Reach back home by afternoon
Share your beautiful Independence weekend story with friends and family
Please read other important tabs like "Cost, Inclusions & Exclusions", "Terms & Conditions" and "Refund Policy" before registering
Feel free to contact the Organizers of Muddie Trails if any doubt or concern. We are happy to help :)
Experience all places mentioned in the highlights,
Shared stay at our hotels for 2 nights,
All entry tickets & necessary permissions
Organizer(s) from MT to look after all activities,
A lot of entertainment!
Lunch and Dinner on all days
Anything else not mentioned in the inclusions above.
A Whatsapp group will be created for all the registered folks 24 hours before the event start time.
Information like exact pick-up locations, things to pack, etc will be shared in the group
Our facilities are basic, close to nature without any luxury.
Please don't forget to read our "Terms & Conditions" before registering.
Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions
By buying the ticket on Events High platform, you are giving the unconditional acceptance of the below
Terms & Conditions of Muddie Trails:
No Luxury. We assure awesome memories of every trip, but not awesome facilities! We provide basic facilities in terms of food, travel & accommodation.
The itinerary is fixed. No special requests to change itinerary/schedule are permitted
Absolutely No littering during our travels. We swear to protect our environment.
No alcohol & smoking during Treks & adventure activities. There would be separate window and space (usually at night) to have these at campsite/homestay for interested people
Co-operate with the organizer(s) in following the schedule set for the day (especially getting up and getting ready in the morning). This will ensure travelers won't miss out on the real fun part - that is traveling.
Every traveler is responsible for his/her for your own safety while traveling with Muddie Trails. Don't indulge in any illegal or silly activity that causes harm to you or fellow travelers.
Every traveler is expected to sign a liability/waiver form given by the organizer(s) after boarding the vehicle that discharges Muddie Trails of any unexpected incident like injury/death/theft etc.
Unexpected situations: It may happen we do not cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary because of unpredictable reasons like bad weather, wild animal presence, abrupt blocking of sites by the police/forest department, delay in travel because of an issue with our group itself, traffic conditions, etc. In most cases, if the time permits, organizer(s) will take travelers to an alternative place. But in some cases, we may have to skip a place altogether.
Travelers are expected to respect each other and help each other.
Avoid discussing sensitive matters like sex, politics and religion/caste/race.
Using foul or abusive language, eve-teasing, arguing with fellow travelers/organizer(s) and/or involving in the physical assault will not be accepted and will stand a chance of being deserted by Muddie Trails.
80% refund if the request is made before 48 hours of the event start time
No refund within 48 hours of the event start time
No refund during/after the event
No postponing your ticket to future events
No refund on partial payments made to book your slot
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