Event Tag: Trikon #1126 Event Name: Duke Nose Monsoon Trek Event Date: 27th July, 2019 Event Cost: Rs. 1,200/- per pax Total Seats: 25 Location: Lonavala Base Village: Kurvande Height: 2600 ft Grade: Easy Endurance: Easy Approximate Duration: 1.5 Hours Ascend
Taking those steady steps and scaling mountains so high, When determination and courage touches the sky, Treading on narrow trails and surpassing waterfalls, Yes, we are ready to answer the Mountains call!
Nestled between Lonavala & Khandala, Dukes Nose is a trekkers paradise for all the adventure enthusiasts. Its being renamed after Sir Duke Wellingtons Pointed Nose, another name for Dukes Nose Point is Nagphani. As the cliff forms the shape of hooded snake. Roaring winds & misty fog makes the trekking trail an adventurous one. There is a Shiva Temple at the summit, where one can stand and witness the breathtaking views. Just be there to capture the panoramic view of Western Ghats, Mumbai - Pune expressway and juggling trains. Indulge in some adventure to get away with weekday chaos.
Major Attractions Indulge in the blissful weather of Lonavala - Khandala Climb to the Summit to witness Shiva Temple Panoramic Backdrop of surreal green landscapes
About Dukes Nose Nagphani (Duke's Nose) appears almost inaccessible, but it is a surprisingly simple trek to reach the summit from the southern approach. The trekker is rewarded with amazing views of the Mumbai-Pune road and rail corridors, as well as great views of Khandala and the surrounding Sahyadri peaks
Detailed Itinerary Day 1 : Sunday, 27th July 2019 05:50 am: Meet Travel Trikon at Kotak Mahindra Atm near Pritam Hotel Dadar (E) 06:00 am: Leave for Base Village 06:20 am: Pickup Point : K star Mall , Chembur East 07:00 am: Pickup Point : Vashi Below Main Bridge 07:20 am: Pickup Point : Hotel 3 Star, Kharghar 10.00 am : Reach Kurvande 10.30 am : Enjoy having breakfast 11.00 am : Start trekking 12.30 am : Reach the top 01.30 pm : Explore and Lunch 02.30 pm : Start descending 04.30 pm : Reach Base village 05.00 pm : Snacks at base village 06.00 pm : Start return journey 09.00 pm : Reach Mumbai
Inclusions Transport by Private Non Ac Bus from Dadar to Dadar Food: Breakfast & Evening Snacks Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges 5% GST Charges
Exclusions Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc. Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
Things to Carry Lunch Identity Card 2 ltrs water Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder Trekking Shoes Snacks & biscuits Extra pair of clothes Clean napkin or towel Rain coat/ Poncho / Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella) Cap, sunglasses, scarf Haversack or backpack (No sling bags) Camera (optional) Please carry personal medicines if any Hand Sanitizer
Monsoon Safety Measures Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing Wear shoes with good grips Use repellents to keep bugs away Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc. Do not stray away from your group during the trek Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts
IMPORTANT: Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon wont be responsible for any losses for the same. Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance thats illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
Fitness & Health Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.
Important Information: Dear Trikoners, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.