74th Tree Appreciation Walk at Silonda Trail, SGNP Borvali


Dear Friends,
Moody monsoon has arrived and it’s in good humor, generously filling up the empty aquifers……bringing with it the season to celebrate without any reason ……like a magic band it has swept & transformed the landscape from a seemingly lifeless, parched brown of summer to a verdant green ……… all the heat and lethargy of the previous months are washed away by this beautiful and delicious downpour………And the best way to experience the beauty of the monsoon is…….on foot, walking around in the forest……hearing the noises of being born by pushing the earth aside..….seeing never seen colors and shapes…..we invite you all to join us for free Tree Appreciation Walk at Silonda Trail in SGNP, Mumbai……..  Forest floor is full of its magic........Gulvel, Ghotvel, Norvel, Kantola, Anantmol, all are clamoring to climb up on the trees of Shisham, Chironji, Haldu, Kusum, and many more.
The 74 walk is on Sunday 10th July,2016              
Venue: Silonda Trail, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali
Time:  7.30
Duration of walk:  2 hours
Meeting Point: at NIC centre, from the ticket window its about 5 mints Walk.
Please buy your ticket which is Rs.45/- per head. Car ticket is approximately Rs 110.
Also note we have to pay Rs 75/- to forest department for entering the Silonda trail and Rs 10 for the forest guide. Please  pay the said money to your group leader and kindly bring exact change so we do not waste time].
Most Important:
1. Registration for our this, 10th July,16 , Sundya's Tree Appreciation Walk, is compulsory.
We request whoever is planning to join us for this Sunday walk, please register your name with us. Once you buy your ticket at the entrance, please meet us at the NIC (Nature Information Center) which is just 5 minutes walk from the main gate. After you meet us at the gate we will collect money which is Rs.75/-/- per head and take the permission from NIC.
From NIC to Silonda trail is 1 km, you have to have your vehicle or take a private taxi which are available there.We will guide you about it.
We will wait at NIC till 7.45 am and then move to Malad Trail.......please reach NIC by 7.45 am.
You may call me if any information/assistant required at my phone no 9869429032. Once we leave NIC, you may not get the phone signal so will not be able to get in touch with me.
Very Important : Please Don’t be late, specially those who are coming for the 1st time for the trail in the park & not familiar with the area....there will be other groups also for their walks and it will be very difficult to locate us once we leave for Silonda trail. Also the queue for tickets will be very long so do come early.
And as you all are aware that in forest we have to follow certain Do's & Don'ts........Here are some....
a)     Please wear dull cloths only......preferably dark green, brown, black.
b)    No plastics bags or wrappers.....carry food or snacks in boxes which you carry back home.
c)   Carry Odomos or any mosquito repellent, drinking water.
f)    Have proper  rain wear & good rainy shoes.
g]  Stay with the group.
h] Each one responsible for their own safety .
I] Take nothing from nature. Leave nothing behind except your footprints. Take lots of pictures and memories
Park gate opens at 7.30 am.
List of the trees which we are planning to show will be send later.
Hope to see you all,
Cheers,
TAW Team
Thanks for continuing the journey.






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