Kite Flying Camp

Experience Flying Colours

Jan 16, 2016 (Saturday / Sunday)




At Rs.2500/per adult and Rs.1250/kid (3-8yrs) inclusive of meals, barbecue, kiteflying kit, and strawberries. 

Kite Flying (We will provide kite flying kit); Rural Backdrop; Open Country Side with Hills and strawberry farms; Jalebis; Laddus, meals Authentic Rural Indian Meal / Snack; Easy Hill Trek; overnite Camping-adventure activities and Some Surprises..

Program plan

16th Jan

12:00 check in - allocation of tents
13:00
Lunch ( Veg or Non Veg Buffet)
14:00 Swim in the river with life jackets , build raft and ride it
16:00 Kite Flying - on the river banks, we will provide you flying kit.
18:00 Evening Tea with Hot Snacks
18:30 - 19:30 Try your hands on archery , Air riffle , Darts
19:30 - 20:30 DIY barbecue, we provide 200 gms marinated chicken for NV and paneer potatoes for veg
21:00 - 22:30pm - Dinner ( Veg or Non Veg Buffet)
10.30pm- Campfire
11.30pm Lights off

Lights off policy at 11.30pm, no noises at common place or in tents after lights off as it disturbs the privacy of other campers.

Day 2

17th Jan

08:00 - 09:00 Break Fast - Tea and Upma/ Pohe Tea
09:00 - 09:30 Bullock Cart Ride
09:30 - 10.30 visit to strawberry farms, pluck and munch strawberries, we will gift you 1 strawberry box of 500 gms from our end.
11:00 - 12:00 Check out

Post check out options


Cost excludes:
travel cost
Cold Beverages
Travel and / or Accident Insurance
Anything that is not included is excluded.

Details for Internet Banking Transfers (RTGS / NEFT / IFSC):

Account Name: OFFBEAT MANDALA
Account No.: 50200006370273
Bank Name: HDFC Bank Limited
RTGS/NEFT/IFSC: HDFC0000019
Branch: THE AMALDAS CO-OP HSG. SOC. LTD., 
JUHU-VERSOVA LINK ROAD,
WARK-K, (WEST), ANDHERI (WEST), MUMBAI – 400053, MAHARASHTRA


Location:
Krishna Valley River Campsite
85 km from Pune (around 2 hours drive); 250 km from Mumbai (around 5 hours drive)




Extra meal (lunch) will cost Rs.300/-




Kite Flying Festival


Kite Festival (Uttarayan) marks the day when winter begins to turn into summer, according to the Indian calendar. It is the sign for farmers that the sun is back and that harvest season is approaching which is called Makar Sankranti. This day is considered to be one of the most important harvest day in India.


In Kite festivals there is informal competition between different citizens groups where the people all compete with each other. Many other states, Uttarayan is such a huge celebration that it has become a public holiday in India for two days. During the festival, local food such as Undhiyu (a mixed vegetable including yam and beans, in Gujarat State), sesame seed brittle and Jalebi is served to the crowds. Days before the festival, the market is filled with participants buying their supplies.


The festival takes place on 14 January of each year during the Makar Sankranti and continues until 15 January. This date marks the end of winter and the return of a more clement weather for farmers of the Gujarat region. These days have also become a public holiday within the Gujarat state of India so that everyone can take part in the celebration.

The symbolism of this festival is to show the awakening of the Gods from their deep sleep. Through India's history, it is said that India created the tradition of kite flying due to the kings and Royalties later followed by Nawabs who found the sport entertaining and as a way to display their skills and power. It began as being a sport for kings, but over time, as the sport became popular, it began to reach the masses. Kite flying has been a regional event in Gujarat for several years. However the first International Festival was celebrated in 1989 when people from all across the globe participated and showcased their innovative kites.







Commercial Terms:
All bookings against 100% advance, we have to manage all arrangements to create a good experience for you and your group.
cancellation policy with respect to your date of booking:
25% deduction of total camp fee booking amount for cancellation done before 21 days
50% deduction of total camp fee booking amount for cancellation done before 5 days 
No refund for an cancellation done in last 4 days before your event.

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