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18yr old solo trekker dies at louisa point matheran September 25th 2021

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 An 18-year-old from Chandivali, who was untraceable ever since he had gone for trekking a week ago in the Matheran hills, was found dead in a gorge at Luiza Point in the area on Sunday. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/mumbai-teen-trekkers-body-found-7-days-after-he-went-missing/articleshow/86762936.cms louisa point matheran on google map shared on facebook  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2071673593118641/permalink/3110036315949025/

Shivneri Fort now open 18.9.2021

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  news via Ramesh Kharmale https://www.facebook.com/groups/1879620169023234/permalink/3003467859971787/

Lohagad fort now open 17.9.2021

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  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1879620169023234/permalink/3003500276635212/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1879620169023234/posts/3002876733364233/ लोहगड किल्ला आज पासुन पर्यटकांसाठी चालु करण्यात आला आहे https://www.facebook.com/groups/1879620169023234/permalink/3002825780035995/

Two solo trekkers rescued from Khopoli hills Sep 14, 2021

 Navi Mumbai: A weekend trekking adventure in Khopoli hills, almost turned into a nightmare for a professor, Kiran Tondwalkar (28) from Dombivali, and Snehal Giri (25) from Pune on Saturday as they could not find their way out of the forest. The panic-striken duo contacted the Khopoli police station using their mobile phones. A rescue team was immediately formed and after four hours of they were rescued https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/mumbai-two-trekkers-rescued-from-khopoli-hills/articleshow/86183518.cms Address: Q8PV+GC9, Laxminagar, Khopoli, Maharashtra 410203 Phone: 02192 263 333 Emergency No. : +91-74477 11110 | WhatsApp No. : +91-7057672227 http://raigadpolice.gov.in/

First timers Rescued at kulang 29th August 2021

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  The fort is located at a height of 1,470 feet above sea level in the Kulang hill range in Nashik district and forms part of the Alang-Malang group of forts.  “We were panicky and remained awake all night. We had planned to start scaling the fort at 10 am on Sunday, but got late. We started climbing at around 3 pm. We stayed together and waited for the rescue team to arrive,” There were eight men and five women in the group, majority of them in their 20s and 30s. All of them were first-time trekkers. a team of 15 local volunteers from Chandori village of Niphad taluka, was mobilised But, even the local guide could not find the route to the fort  ??? But, even the locals (could not find the route to the fort https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nashik/13-trekkers-spend-night-stuck-on-way-to-kulang-fort-rescued/articleshow/85777318.cms Pramod Anderson, a guide from Mumbai.  The guide was not a local resident, and their calculation went awry.  I told them to not remove their shoes

Purandar fort is closed

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 पुरंदर किल्ला बंद आहे. आर्मी प्रवेशद्वारातून सोडत नाहीत news via facebook  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1879620169023234/posts/2987704681548105/ Purandar Fort is known as the birthplace of Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj, the son of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Maharashtra Government Adventure Tourism Initiative Policy. 202108241644238923 released 24.8.2021

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Approval of the State Adventure Tourism Initiative Policy. 202108241644238923 4 पर्यटन व सांस्कृतिक कार्य विभाग राज्याच्या साहसी पर्यटन उपक्रम धोरणास मान्यता देण्याबाबत. 202108241644238923 https://www.maharashtra.gov.in/Site/Upload/Government%20Resolutions/Marathi/202108241644238923.pdf The state's adventure tourism policy was approved in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray today . This policy does not apply to all types of competitive adventure sports, wildlife, jeep safaris and nature trips. Environment Minister Aditya Thackeray informed about this after the cabinet meeting . ( Maharashtra Adventure Tourism Policy News ) the new policy of the government, adventure tourism in the stateThe organizers will be given a temporary registration certificate from the Directorate of Tourism and a final registration certificate after receiving all the required qualifications. Adventure tourism organizers will have to be vigilant as per the provisions mentioned in the