Place: Duke's nose, Lonavala Base village: Kurvande Rappelling Height: 300 ft, Traverse 1000 ft. Date:
Event Cost: Rs.1,500/- per person. Grade: Medium
Description:- Dukes Nose near Khandala which is named after Duke Wellington is a huge pinnacle seen while traveling from Mumbai to Pune. The sight from top is unique and magnificent as one sees a vast landscape and the winding Mumbai-Pune expressway cutting through the ghats and trains chugging along the tracks. It's famous for rappelling, rock climbing and valley crossing activities. Rappelling (English Name) also known as abseiling (German Name) is a method of a quick and safe descend after a climb. It’s an act of descending a mountain face by sliding down a rope, which is attached to a body harness and fastened to an overhead projection, with sufficient friction provided as to make the speed of descent controllable.
08:00 am - Meet and greet at Lonavala Station. 08:30 am - Reach Dukes Nose base camp and have breakfast. 09:00 am - Start the trek to Dukes Nose. 10:00 am - Instructions and harnessing followed by the main event.
02:00 pm- Lunch. 05:00 pm - Move from the base village towards Lonavala. 06:00 pm - Journey ends at Lonavala.
Mumbai Participants : Catch Indrayani Express and get down at Lonavala station 05.40 am - Mumbai CST 05.51 am - Dadar 06:14 am - Thane 06:33 am - Kalyan 07:58 am - Lonavala
Pune Participants : Catch Pune-Lonavala local and get down at Lonavala station 06.27 am - Pune 06.33 am - Shvaji Nagar 06.55 am - Pimpari 07.04 am - Dehu Road 07.16 am - Talegaon 07.30 am - Kamshet 07.55 am - Lonavala
Cost: Rs.1,500/- per person.
Inclusions : Lonavala to Lonavala transportation by private vehicle (Non-A/c). Breakfast, Lunch and Refreshments. All Technical gear and equipment. Services of expert instructors.
Exclusions : Transport till Lonavala. Meals during travel. Personal expenses. Insurance of any kind . Medical hospitalization, evacuation and related expenses . Any item not covered under “inclusions”.