Off-beat Mandala: Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Off-beat Mandala: Sanjay Gandhi National Park:

Trek for a cause

The forest
The Park houses over 1000 plant species, 251 species of migratory, land and water birds, 50,000 species of insects, 40 species of mammals. In addition, the Park also provides shelter to 38 species of reptiles including crocodiles; monitor lizards; 9 species of amphibians and also 150 species of butterflies; and a large variety of fish.

The Cause
Trishul Learning Centre, a free learning centre for economically less privileged kids. Located at Josep Patel Wadi, Near 7 Bunglows, Versova Welfare School, Fisheries Road, Andheri West, Mumbai. Clickhere to know more about the projectclick here to know moreabout Trishul NGO.

Trip Fee for a cause:
Adult Participant: Rs.1000/- per adult.
Student Participant (upto 16 years old): Rs.750/- per adult.
Sponsor 2 children from Trishul Learning Centre: Rs.1500/- (2 children)

The trip fee includes:
80G Receipt for your donation
Certificate of participation and appreciation
Trek to Sylonda Trail (3rd stream)
Expert Support (Wild life and trek)
Hearty Breakfast at beginning of trek
Entry fee and permit at Sylonda Trail
Notebook and ball pen

Bottled water or beverages
Snack during trek
Any kind of Insurance policy
Entry fee or Parking fee to National Park
Parking ticket fee inside National Park if applicable
Un-utilized resources will not be refunded (no refund)

Trip Plan:
8:15 am meeting inside Sanjay Gandhi National Park (Borivali East).
8:30 am Introduction / Induction
8:45 am Breakfast
9:30 am to 1:30 pm Sylonda Jungle Trek
3:30 pm Windup

What to carry and jungle code; what to carry; dos and don’ts:
Eco-sensitive tourism code to be strictly followed; leave only footsteps and take only memories
No littering; not causing any type of damage to forest.
No music players.
Attire: Track Pants / three fourth Pants with t-shirt (preferable full sleeves)
Rain wear (Poncho or Rain Coat); additional small umbrella for photographers)
Hand towel
Personal brunch bag.
Water bottle (Pet bottles or regular water bottles not disposable mineral water)
Carry all items kept in water proof sacks kept in protected backpack.

Field Guide
Digital Camera

(Kindly carry enough precautions to protect all your electronic equipments from rain).

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