Overview

About Holi

A symbol of triumph of good over evil, Holi marks the onset of spring. Holi was originally a festival to celebrate the start of Spring, good harvests and fertility of the land. The first mentions of it date back to a poem from the 4th century.Today it is better known as a symbolic commemoration of a legend from Hindu Mythology.

The story is that there was once a king who resented his son, Prince Prahlada, worshipping Lord Vishnu. He tries to murder the prince on several occasions but fails each time.Finally, the king's sister Holika who is said to be immune to burning, sits with the boy inside a fire. However, the prince emerges unhurt, while his aunt burns in the fire and dies.

About Vangani

Situated at the outskirts of Mumbai, Vangani is one such hidden destination where you’ll be all away from the chaos. It takes about an 2 hour to reach Vangani from Mumbai. Placed at the central line of Mumbai, Vangani is known for the heavenly camping sites.

 

1 Night 20 Mar Vangani, Maharashtra
Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Wednesday, 20th March 2019

03:10 PM    Reach Vangani Station and meet the Travel Trikon Team at the rail ticket counter

03:20 pm      Move to the farmhouse by local transport

05:30 pm    Evening snacks    

06:30 pm    Check into rooms (Dormitory accommodation)  

07:30 pm    Barbeque & Fun time

09:30 pm    Dinner Time

10:30 pm    Bonfire & Games

11:30 pm    Stay awake all night gazing at the sky OR call it a night

 

Day 2: Thursday, 21st March 2019

06:30 am    Wake up & freshen up

08:00 am    Breakfast

09:00 am    Lets play holi

12:00 pm    Holi bash ends and swim time to clean up...river fun

01:30 pm    Lunch Time

03:00 pm    Board local transport to Vangani for return journey around 03.51 PM

 

Train Timings:

01:40 PM    CST

01:47 PM    Byculla

01:53 PM    Dadar

02:00 PM    Kurla

02:04 PM    Ghatkopar

02:20 PM    Thane

02:32 PM    Dombivili

02:39 PM    Kalyan

03:05 PM    Vangani

 

 

Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.

Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.

 

Highlights
  • Witness the glorifying sunset and mesmerizing sunrise
  • Riverside bliss
  • Enjoy a panoramic view of the Sahyadris.
  • Explore the flora-fauna nearby
  • Barbeque feast for your taste buds
  • Holika Dahan preparation 
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Transport by Local Vehicle from Vangani Station to Vangani Station
  • Food : Evening Snacks, Veg / NonVeg Dinner, Morning Breakfast & Veg / NonVeg Lunch
  • Dormitory stay
  • Tent stay (First come serve basis only as limited tents available only)
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Trikon Expertise Charges
  • 5% GST

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
  • Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
  • Train Travel to and from Vangani.
Pickup point
Vangani, Maharashtra, India View on Map