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  • A Night under the Stars. 24.02.2018

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  • Event Start Date :   24/02/2018
  • Event Last Date :   25/02/2018
  • Event Fees   Rs:   2500.00   +   11.80  (Mahaonline Charges Per Ticket Transaction).
  • Age Limit :   5 TO 90 Yrs.
  • Batch Size : 25
  • * * * The monsoon is well behind us and we can expect clear skies now. And we at SGNP are restarting our overnight camping season. We welcome stressed, weary Mumbaikar’s to join us seeking a pure, nocturnal wilderness experience, filled with interesting natural history and interstellar insights! Do make use of this opportunity as the forest promises to awe-inspire you all with a scintillating camping delight. * * * Date: 24th January, Saturday (Evening) to 25th January, Sunday (Morning) Age Group: Open for All Itinerary: Saturday, 24th January 04.30 PM --- Report at Nature Information Center (NIC), Tea / Coffee 05. 00 PM --- Slide show on SGNP 06.15 PM --- Proceed to the campsite 06.30 PM --- Room allocation and light refreshments 07.00 PM --- Star Gazing guided by professional experts 09.00 PM --- Back to campsite for dinner 10.30 PM --- Lights out Sunday, 25th January 05.00 AM --- Wakeup call 05.30 AM --- Tea / Coffee 06.00 AM --- Nature trail 10.00 AM --- Breakfast at the campsite 10.30 AM --- Camp Closure * * * Camp Costs: INR 2,500/- per head (inclusive of dormitory accommodation, food, internal travel, all sessions and resource people) * * * Information and Instructions: Accommodation: Well executed tented dormitory accommodations with comfortable bedding and blankets will be provided. Accommodations will be separate for males and females (advisable to carry your warm clothing as well; nights in the forest do get chilly); Clean and Hygienic toilets and bathrooms; separate for males and females. Any special requests for family accommodations can be handled by prior communications and will be separately chargeable. * * * Meals and Refreshments: Simple, hygienic, sumptuous vegetarian meals will be provided. Though not needed, Campers may carry their own dry-snacks as well. * * * Resource persons: Well trained naturalists and educators will accompany the campers and help answering queries about biodiversity. Star gazing session will be conducted by experts with good quality, high magnification telescopes. * * * Travel: All travel in the camp starting from NIC and back to NIC is covered. We discourage participants to bring their own vehicles. * * * Onsite assistance: The camp will be guided by a forest guard and our team of able and sensitive resource persons. Any help needed should be communicated to them. * * * Things to carry: a) Water bottle to fill in water for outdoor sessions. b) Cap, Warm Clothing as per your own need. c) Good footwear (canvas shoes or snickers are fine). NO chappals/slippers. d) Earth coloured (grey, brown, green) cotton shirt & jeans. Drab coloured Salwar kameez is ok. Wearing full clothes is advisable. g) Binocular and camera are not a must, but they will enhance the quality of your experience. h) Personal medicines and toiletries if any are needed. i) Avoid carrying valuables (gold ornaments, ipads, too much cash etc.) j) Insect repellents. k) Torch or a decent headlamp is highly essential




  • Sunday Forest Walk at Kanheri Upper Trail. 25.02.2018

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  • Event Start Date :   25/02/2018
  • Event Last Date :   25/02/2018
  • Event Fees   Rs:   700.00   +   11.80  (Mahaonline Charges Per Ticket Transaction).
  • Age Limit :   5 TO 90 Yrs.
  • Batch Size : 25
  • * * * As the raw weather is approaching, here comes the exciting opportunity to explore the early winter forest, for the Mumbaikars. Well if you wish to witness the liveliness in the greens of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, do join Sunday Forest Walk with our naturalists at Kanheri Upper Trail. This trail provides great opportunities for birding and exploring natural habitats as these evergreen forests are host to a rich diversity of life forms. Well-shaded for the most part, this hike takes you to a small opening along a rocky edge of the mountain, a bit like a balcony. The astounding view from here is a sight for sore eyes. The view juxtaposes the crowded suburbs of Mumbai with the calm forests of SGNP. * * * VENUE: Sanjay Gandhi National Park TIME: 7.00 AM – 11.30 AM * * * ITINERARY: 07.00 AM -- Report at SGNP main gate + Tea, Refreshments 07.30 AM -- Board SGNP bus to Kanheri Upper Trail 08.00 AM -- Walk Starts 11.00 AM – Board the bus back to the main gate 11.30 AM– Reach the main gate * * * CHARGES INCLUSIVE OF: Nature Trail fees, Internal Transport, Expert Charges, Entry Fees, Refreshments. * * * REGISTRATIONS Nature Information Center (NIC) Phone: 022-2886 8686 (Office) Email: nicsgnp78@gmail.com Website: https://sgnp.maharashtra.gov.in/1035/Home * * * INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Wear proper walking shoes. Sandals or slippers not advised. 2. Carry ample amount of water for yourself. 3. Cap or a hat is advisable in this season 4. Carrying snacks won't be a bad idea (but don't litter in the forest). 5. Refrain carrying costly items (except cameras) and jewelry for the trail. 6. Wear full and camouflage clothes. Mosquitoes are a given, so carry insect repellent. Resource persons: The trail will be led by our expert naturalists. They will share the information about the biodiversity of that region.





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