A Weekend for Thrill & Adventure @ Dukes Nose !!
About Dukes Nose Adventure Activities :
Dukes Nose is a huge pinnacle located at Lonavala which can be seen while travelling between Mumbai and Pune. It is in a shape of nose or a thumb. The sights from the top are unique and magnificent as one sees a vast landscape and the winding Mumbai-Pune Express Highway cutting through the ghats and trains chugging along the tracks. It is famous for rock climbing, valley crossing and rappelling adventure activities.
SHORT INFO & DATES
Outing Dates :
Batch 01 : 08th October 2017 (Only rappelling+traversing)
Batch 02 : 04th-05th November 2017 (Midnight Batch)
Batch 03 : 01st December 2017
Batch 04 : 02nd December 2017
Batch 05 : 03rd December 2017
Category : Adventure
Grade : Medium
Rappelling : 300 Ft
Traversing : 1000 Ft
Weight Limit : 35 to 102 kgs
Day 01 – 04th November 2017
Train Suggestions : 12125 – Pragati Express (CST-Lonavala)
Reach Lonavala Station by 07:00 pm on 10th December 2017 for Moonlight Dukes Nose. Proceed towards “Kurvande” village by local transport. Have dinner. Introduction and briefing session at Kurvande. Start trekking towards the activity site. Rappelling demo session at top of the Dukes Nose. Start the Midnight rappelling-traversing – ziplining activity. Enjoy the thrill of Dukes Nose under the expert’s guidance. Post breakfast, proceed towards Mumbai.
Day 01 – (01st / 02nd / 03rd December 2017)
Train Suggestions : 22105- Indrayani Express
Reach Lonavala Station by 08:00 am Dukes Nose adventurous event. Proceed towards “Kurvande” village by local transport. Have breakfast. Introduction and briefing session at Kurvande. Start trekking towards the activity site. Rappelling demo session at top of the Dukes Nose. Start the adventurous rappelling – traversing – zip lining activity. Enjoy the thrill of Dukes Nose under the expert’s guidance. Post breakfast, proceed towards Mumbai.
Tour concludes with Happy Memories :D
Rappelling : Rs.1,750/- per person + Tax as applicable
Zip Lining : Rs.1,250/- per person + Tax as applicable
Combo Price : 2,500/- per person + Tax as applicable
Discount Applicable for Lifetime Member : Rs.100/- per member
For Lifetime Membership Details (Rs.1000/- only) , click here
1. Transportation from Lonavala to Lonavala
2. Meals on Tour (Breakfast & evening refreshment : 01 Day tour / Dinner and breakfast for midnight tour)
3. Safety equipment for rappelling-traversing-zip lining activity
4. Team of Experts & Leaders for adventure activity
1. Any transfer till Lonavala and back
2. Lunch for the day
3. Taxes as applicable
4. Anything not mentioned in the above inclusions
Medical Disclaimer :
It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for any adventure. It is advisable to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should seek their physicians advice before coming.
1. Who can attempt the adventure activities ?
Anyone who is physically fit can participate in adventure activities. We’ve participants with all ranging from 6 years to 45 years old.
2. Where should I trek / adventure ? And with whom should I register ?
You can participate to any activity near your current residing town. There are many groups who conduct such activities. Speak to your friend or their friends who can always suggest you whom to register with. They can suggest you websites or provide you the contact of leaders with whom they have being before.
3. What are the basic requirement for adventure activities?
Some activities are strenuous and strictly not for novices. As an amateur traveller, you may feel nervous as to what you should do and what you should not during events. Just follow the simple basic instructions or tips given by the tour leaders, while on events.
Get your medical check-up done before planning an adventure trip, just in case you have any previous medical or injury history. During an event, many suffer from cold, cough, stomach upset, dizziness, headaches or vertigo etc. It is your foremost responsibility to inform the tour leader if you have any medical issues.
4. How to choose an adventure activity ?
If you are a beginner, choose and easy level activity. You should not go for the tough/difficult level activities as they are generally meant for the experts. Choosing an easy level event first will give you experience & you’ll enjoy the thrill. A difficult level activity might ruin your experience. In case of any doubt call the office for more info and speak to an expert / division head.
5. What to carry in a backpack ?
Carry only bare essentials. An extra pair of clothes, some energy bars or protein snacks, your first aid kit and personal medication, personal hygiene products, towel or napkin, extra clothing such as Jackets (according to season).
6. What should we wear ?
Clothing should be according to season. Always wear long pants, and full sleeves clothes, they protect you from sunburn in summer, from cold in winter & Dri-fit clothing in rainy season.
7. What type of footwear ?
Choosing the right footwear is important for any outing. For any outdoor event we prefer proper trekking shoes. Try to get high ankle shoe if possible. Always buy a shoe size 1 number extra from your normal size (if size 6 fits tightly buy size 7). When buying shoes try them in the shop, check if they are comfortable and your toe can move in freely after wearing socks. Check brands like Action, Quechua, Merrell Salomon, Adidas.
8. What type of Backpack ?
Backpack is the most essential part of any outing. A normal 20 litre or 30 litre backpack is good for normal day outing. 30 litre or 40 litre backpack for overnight or 2 day outing. 50 litre backpack to carry 2-3 days outings loaded to carry extra essentials.
9. What food to carry ?
Carry homemade food, dry snacks, some mix dry fruits, dates, glucose powder, water 2 litre is enough for a days outing. Carry food according to your outing.
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