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Sanas Nagar

K2S Night Trek

The most famous enduring night trek in the Sahyadri range.

K2S Night Trek
K2S Night Trek

Time & Location

22 Jun 2024, 10:00 pm – 23 Jun 2024, 8:00 am

Sanas Nagar, Katraj - Sinhagad (K2S) Trek Path, Sanas Nagar, Maharashtra, India

About the Event

Katraj to Sinhagad night trek, experience the ever famous trek near Pune especially during moonlight this trek is very beautiful. The trail involves crossing more than 10 mountains that starts from Katraj tunnel till the Sinhagad fort. Though it’s a lengthy trek, it is very pleasant to do at nighttime and push your limits of this enduring trek.

We start the trek from the Katraj new tunnel, steep climbs are at the beginning of the trek, but the night view of the Mumbai Pune expressway from the top of the hill is a beautiful sight at the start, later the trek passes across the mountains, We will be arranging tea along with biscuits as a snack break at the end of the trek, later we travel by a hired jeep to Askarwadi, have breakfast and board the Bus to Pune City.

Note: 

  • Please read the section How to Reach, especially if you are coming from Mumbai
  • Please Have Dinner by 8PM, or carry a packed dinner to eat in during the trek break.

Highlights:

  • K2S night trek
  • Trail crossing the mountains.

Trek facts:

  • Grade: Medium
  • Endurance: High
  • The Highest Elevation: 1157M
  • Trek distance: 15KM. Approx
  • Start Point: Katraj New tunnel.
  • End Point: Sinhagad Ghat Road.

Itinerary:

  • Reporting time at K2S Trail start point - 10:00 PM (Refer how to reach section).
  • Katraj to Sinhagad trek - 6 hours.
  • Tea break at the trek end point - 30 minutes
  • Travel by hired jeep to Askarwadi - 30 minutes.
  • Breakfast at Askarwadi - 45 minutes.
  • Buses are available for every 30 minutes to Pune city from Askarwadi, Even intercity cabs are available.

How to reach:

From Mumbai:

By Train: Prefer DECCAN QUEEN EX (12123) from CSMT on Saturday departing at 17:10, Arrival time at Pune is 20:25, take local transport to Katraj Bus stand, from here Auto/ Taxi is available to Hotel Marathibana, Near Katraj New Tunnel.

By Road: Any outstation bus going towards Satara with stop at Katraj bus stop,  from here Auto/ Taxi is available to Hotel Marathibana, Near Katraj New Tunnel.

From Pune

Report to our team at Hotel Marathibana, Near Katraj New Tunnel. Cabs, Auto Rickshaws are available from Pune or Katraj bus stand.

We will be creating a WhatsApp group for the registered participants where you can coordinate on sharing a ride, our team will be happy for any kind of assistance.

Pune to Mumbai after the trek:

By Train: Prefer MUMBAI EXP (17032) departing at 09:15 from PUNE Junction.

By road: Many outstation buses/ cabs are available from Pune Swargate bus stand to Mumbai.

Price: ₹600

Included:

✔ Transport from Trek end point to Askarwadi

✔ Early morning Tea

✔ Breakfast at Askarwadi

✔ Our expertise

Excluded

✘ Anything that's not mentioned in the Included section.

Registration Process:

Step 1: Book Your Seat

  • Visit the event website and book your seat by completing the registration process.

Step 2: Fill Mandatory Disclaimer Form

  • After payment confirmation, participants will receive a participation disclaimer form.
  • Fill up the form accurately to provide necessary information.
  • Compliance with the disclaimer is mandatory for participation.

Step 3: WhatsApp Group Creation

  • A WhatsApp group will be created in the evening on the day of the trek departure.
  • All registered participants will be added to the group.
  • This group serves as a platform for communication, updates, and coordination among participants.

Trek Checklist:

Clothing and Footwear:

  • Trekking shoes/hiking boots: Sturdy and comfortable shoes with a good grip are essential for the rocky and steep terrain.
  • Full sleeve synthetic/polyester t-shirt/shirt: Lightweight and moisture-wicking fabric helps in keeping you dry and comfortable during the trek.
  • Full-length hiking trousers/track-pant: Protects your legs from scratches, insect bites, and harsh weather conditions.

Things to Carry:

  • Water (Minimum 3 liters): Staying hydrated is crucial. Consider a durable water bottle or a hydration bladder.
  • Cap & Buff/Bandana: Always recommended to keep it handy. 
  • Food Items: Fruits, Dry Fruits, Energy Bars, Healthy Snacks: Nutritious and easy-to-carry snacks for energy.
  • Toiletry Kit: Includes toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, etc.
  • Extra Clothes: Quick-dry Clothes: Lightweight and easy to dry, Extra Pair of Socks.
  • Flip Flops: For relaxing and letting your feet breathe during travel.
  • Head Torch/Torch with Spare Batteries: Essential for visibility in the dark.
  • Hiking Pole: Provides support and balance while walking on uneven terrain.
  • Personal Medicines: Carry necessary medications and a basic first aid kit.
  • Identity Proof: For emergencies and identification purposes.

Trek Guidelines:

  • Mandatory Disclaimer Form: Accurate details in the online disclaimer form are mandatory. Inaccurate details will require refilling; no exceptions will be made.
  • ID Card Requirement: Participants must bring an ID card for safety purposes.
  • Punctuality: Respect the schedule and other participants' time; avoid causing delays.
  • Parental Consent for Under 18: Participants under 18 years old must have parental consent to participate.
  • Itinerary Modifications/Cancellations: Participants will be informed in advance about any itinerary changes or event cancellations due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Weather and Organizer Authority: We have the right to cancel, postpone, or relocate the event due to unexpected weather changes.
  • Expense Responsibility: Participants are responsible for expenses not mentioned in the event fees.
  • Misconduct and Prohibited Activities: Misconduct will not be tolerated. Strictly no alcohol consumption, smoking, or any kind of intoxication. Participants must refrain from playing loud music or teasing animals during the trek.
  • Personal Hygiene: Avoid using deodorant or perfume on the trek day. Strictly adhere to Leave No Trace principles; do not litter plastic.
  • Facility Information: Washroom facility is inadequate during the trek. Participants should exercise caution when hiking through forest areas.
  • Group Coordination and Cooperation: Participants should coordinate, maintain discipline, and work together as a team. Appreciate cooperative behavior with fellow participants.
  • Safety Disclaimer: While safety is a priority, the Ramblersindia team and designated trek leaders are not responsible for severe injuries or fatalities.
  • Personal Belongings: We are not responsible for personal losses such as theft or damage to personal belongings. Participants are usually expected to take personal responsibility for their belongings and exercise caution to prevent such incidents.
  • Payment and Registration: Participants are responsible for bearing convenience fees charged by payment gateways. No concession for availing limited service. No group discounts are applicable.

Payment Policy:

  • Third-Party Payment Gateways: We utilise third-party payment gateways to simplify the registration process. The convenience fee, along with the main event fee, is included and will be displayed at checkout. This fee is to be borne by the customer.
  • Manual Payment Option: Participants have the option to make a manual payment for their ticket. This might involve transferring funds via UPI (Unified Payments Interface) or NEFT (National Electronic Funds Transfer) referencing a provided transaction ID or reference. The manual payment option is valid for only one hour from the time the ticket is marked as unpaid. This means participants have a limited window to complete the payment process.If the participant fails to make the payment within the specified time frame, the order will be automatically marked as cancelled.
  • Transaction Confirmation: Participants paying through UPI/NEFT to our current account (where the convenience fee is nil) must provide the transaction reference via email/WhatsApp for confirmation.
  • Group Discount: Group discounts are not applicable to any of our events.
  • Service Availment: No concessions or discounts will be provided if participants choose not to avail of specific services offered during the event.
  • Withdrawal: If a participant withdraws from the event after registration, carry forward of the amount is not available. Refunds will be provided as per the refund policy in place at the time of withdrawal.

Refund Policy:

  • Refund Medium: Refunds will be processed through the same medium the payment has been made.
  • Processing Time: Refunds may take between 3 to 10 working days to be processed. If the amount hasn't been refunded within this period, the paid recipient needs to check with the payment gateway support for assistance.
  • UPI and Current Account Payments: Refunds will be processed within 2 days and instantly transferred if paid through UPI or transferred to our current account.
  • Refund Issuance: Refunds will not be issued in cash or coupons unless agreed upon with the participant. A refund will not be processed on weekends due to unavailability of the team.
  • Exclusion of Convenience Fee: Refunds exclude the convenience fee. This is applicable for those who paid through third-party channels or payment gateways, which includes an extra convenience fee. For instance, if the event price is 1000 and the convenience fee is 5%, making the total paid amount 1050, during the refund, only the event fee of 1000 will be considered, excluding the convenience fee.
  • Refund Percentages:60% refund for cancellation three days or more before the event. 50% refund for cancellation two days before the event. 40% refund for cancellation one day before the event. 30% refund on the day of the event. No refund for a no-show.
  • Event Cancellation: Full event fee will be refunded if the event is cancelled, excluding the convenience fee.

Schedule


  • 10 hours

    Itinerary

Tickets

  • K2S FullMoon Trek

    Included: ✔ Transport from Trek end point to Askarwadi ✔ Early morning Tea ✔ Breakfast at Askarwadi ✔ Our expertise Excluded ✘ Anything that's not mentioned in the Included section.

    ₹600.00

Total

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