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Dukes Nose

Region : Lonavala
Base Village : Kurwande 

Dukes nose is a huge pinnacle which can be seen while travelling between Mumbai and Pune. It's shape is like a 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.

Trek Schedule :-
The journey starts with the Indrayani express. Participants registered should catch this train from respective stations. (Plz get to your respected stations at least 15 mins earlier).

Train Timings :- Indrayani Express
CST – 5:40 am
Dadar – 5.51 am
Thane – 6.14 am
Kalyan – 6.35 am
Lonavla – 8.00 am

Pune participants :- Catch Pune Lonavala Local Train … Timings are as below:
Pune Station: 06:27 Hrs
Shivaji Nagar : 06:33 Hrs
Lonavala Station: 07:50 Hrs

Breakfast – Tea Time @ lonavala Station
08:45 Hrs: Move 2 Kurvande village by Ricks / Jeeps
09:00 Hrs: @ Kurvande Village
09:30 Hrs: Ascend
11:45 Hrs: Atop Dukes Nose
Exploration, Lunch, rest etc (2 hrs approx)
13:30 Hrs: Descend
14:30 Hrs: @ Kurvande Village
From there 2 Lonavla by Ricks / Jeeps
Take local train to Pune and Deccan Express to Mumbai

Here is a list of all the things that every participant need to carry for the trek:

1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has hands free while trekking
2. A bottle of water (3 Ltrs) – Morning breakfast for the Day (a must)
3. Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry (at own risk)
4. Electoral / Enerzyl powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits
5. Personal medicines
6. Good trekking shoes, wind cheater & cap

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