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Bangalore Mountaineering Club is now gang of 2500+ adventurers!!!

Trek & Jungle Camping in Gavi [15th To 17th Feb 2008]  HOUSEFULL!!!
Note: Kindly call/email us for any clarification only after reading thru all details.

All Registration from now on will be on waiting list, Do not transfer money till we call and confirm you.

Tip: Take 1 day off on 15th Feb and get vacation of 3 days

About Place:
Spread across the beauty of Periyar Tiger Reserve, Gavi is a quiet, beautiful and pristine forest haven. It is at the eastern extreme of the Pathanamthitta District at 3400 ft above MSL. These evergreen forests are abundant with magnificent Wildlife including the tiger, elephants, leopards, bears, Indian gaur, sambar, barking & Mouse deers, lion tailed macaque, other varieties of monkeys, Nilgiri Marten and a lot more and Gavi is home to over 320 species of birds. The famous pilgrim destination, Sabarimala is a short trek from Gavi.

A 40 Kms drive from Kumily, the road leading to the picturesque Gavi is blanketed by tea plantations. The two-hour jeep ride will take you past hills and valleys, tropical forests, sprawling grasslands, cascading waterfalls and cardamom plantations. With more than 260 species of birds, Gavi is a haven for birdwatchers. En route are the Pamba Reservoir and a large tract of reserve forests, so chances of wildlife encounters with endangered species like the Nilgiri tahr and lion tailed macaque are big.

Another unique feature of Gavi is camping in the forests. One can pitch a tent in the camping site, which is a rarity in many Indian forests. As the dusk stretches into the silence of the night, one can feel the presence of wildlife in the middle of nowhere, an experience that cannot be explained in words.

All the trekking routes will be decided by the forest officials based on the wildlife movement and climatic conditions.

Route:  Bangalore-Hosur-Krishnagiri-Selam-Dindigul-Kumily-Gavi (Tentative)

Difficulty: Moderate to difficult. 

Distance: 35 Kms approx.

Tentative Schedule:
14th Feb 2008

10:00 pm           Meet up at "Symphony Theater - MG Road, Bangalore"
10:30 pm          
Start from Bangalore.

15th Feb2008

06:00 am           Reach Kumily
06:30 am           Take jeeps to Gavi
08:30 am           Reach Gavi and freshen up
09:00 am           Breakfast
10:00 am           Boating
12:00 pm           Lunch
02:00 pm           Start the trek
06:00 pm           Reach camping site & pitch tents
07:00 pm           Camp fire
08:30 pm           Dinner

16th Feb 2008

07:30 am           Breakfast
08:30 am           Start the trek
01:00 pm           Lunch & continue the trek
06:00 pm           Reach another camping site
07:00 pm           Camp fire
08:30 pm           Dinner

17th Feb 2008 07:00 am           Start the trek back to base camp
09:00 am           Reach the base camp & freshen up
09:30 am           Breakfast
10:30 am           Check out
01:00 pm           Reach Kumily & lunch
02:00 pm           Start towards Vagamon or Thekkady (if time permits)
05:00 pm           Head back to Bangalore

Participation Fees: Rs. 5000.00
Above charges include:
Transports, Accommodation/Tent,Sleeping bag, Break fast, lunch, dinner ,Guide, Forest Charges, First aid etc..
Above charges does not include: Break fast, lunch, dinner, on the way etc.

Please Deposit Cheque/Cash to transfer online to follow Bank Account or Swipe your Credit Card at below address before registering for this event:

*Please mail your transaction details to [email protected] for confirmations.

Bank Name Axis Bank
Account Holder Bangalore Mountaineering Club
Account Type Saving
Bank Account Number 300010100030913
Branch Marathahalli
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Address Gokulam, #1310, 6th Cross, 10th main,
HAL 3rd Stage ext, Bangalore - 560008.

Terms and Conditions:
1. No Cancellation will be accepted. (No refund)
2. Need Advance payment for confirmation of registration. No on the spot payment will be accepted.
3. Consumption of alcohol is STRICTLY not allowed.
3. We are providing basic facilities, please do not expect luxury.
4. We will try our best to make it safe adventure for all age group people & we expect people not to try extra adventure.
5. For any clarifications call : / : 9740091262 or email us at [email protected].
6. Last Date of registration is set to 11th Feb 2008.

Register for this event:
Please transfer the Participation fees before you register.

Register for this event now or contact us at [email protected]


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