Castlerock Adventure Camp

March 31, 2015

Castlerock Adventure Camp

The famous Castlerock-Dudhsagar trek has two options one to trek from the top of the ridge and the other a fairly easy trek on the windswept lateritic grassland called Gowdsada very close to the Goa border.

Castlerock offers two treks

Castlerock-Dudhsagar Ridgeline trek
Distance - 15.5 Kms | Time taken - 8 hours
Anmod-Gowdsada trek
Distance - 4.5 Kms | Time taken - 3 hours

Dandeli



Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve is the largest Tiger Reserve of Karnataka with over 1000 sq kms. It is a crucial Tiger landscape which provides connectivity to the forests of the Bhadra, Bandipur and Nagarahole and at the same time ensures connectivity to the forests of Goa and Maharashtra. This is a birdwatchers paradise with over 400 bird species to be encountered. The highlights are the Great Hornbill, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Paradise Flycatcher and many more. It is also home to the enigmatic Black Panther. Giant squirrels abound in these forests.
Karnataka Ecotrails has 3 base camps in the Dandeli Landscape each offering unique trekking experiences.

ITINERARY and packages

ECONOMY Packages

Price Rs. 2065/-
Per person per day for dormitory stay
Details:
Includes stay, certified nature guide fees all meals breakfast, lunch dinner, tea, snacks, packed lunch during trek including vehicle transfers for pick up and drop points of trekking trails.
PACKAGE - ECONOMY
Time Particulars
DAY 1  
Before 8 AM Checkin
8-8.30 Breakfast
8.30- 9 AM Briefing by Nature Guide and filling up of mandatory forms
9AM Start to Trek along with Packed lunch
4- 5PM Return from Trek
5 PM Tea and Snacks
8 PM Dinner and Rest
DAY 2  
8 AM Breakfast
8.30 AM Checkout

Details:
Includes stay, certified nature guide fees all meals breakfast, lunch dinner, tea, snacks, packed lunch during trek including vehicle transfers for pick up and drop points of trekking trails.

 

Remarks:
* For economy package, the trekker should arrive before 8 AM on the day of booking otherwise the trek cannot happen

GENERAL CONDITIONS
1. Trekking is allowed only for guests who abide by all rules and regulations prescribed under Karnataka Ecotrails, rights of admission is reserved.
2. Children below the age of 12 are not allowed for trekking.
3. Please note that the Economy package the guest should report before 8 am at the base camp on the day of booking, reporting late guest forfeits the right to trek.

STANDARD Packages

Price Rs.  2500/-
Per person per day for stay at Swiss tent / cottage on twin sharing basis*
Details:
Includes stay, certified nature guide fees all meals breakfast, lunch dinner, tea, snacks, packed lunch during trek including vehicle transfers for pick up and drop points of trekking trails.
PACKAGE - STANDARD
Time Particulars
DAY 1  
12 PM Checkin
1.30 -2.30  LUNCH
3.00 PM Briefing by Nature Guide and filling up of mandatory forms
3.30 – 5 PM Camp familiarization and landscape introductory trek
5 PM Tea and Snacks
8 PM Dinner and Rest
DAY 2  
7 AM – 8 AM Breakfast
8 AM Start to Trek along with Packed lunch
4- 5PM Return from Trek
5 PM Tea and Snacks
8 PM Dinner and Rest
DAY 3  
8 AM – 9 AM Breakfast
11  AM Checkout

Details:
Includes stay, certified nature guide fees all meals breakfast, lunch dinner, tea, snacks, packed lunch during trek including vehicle transfers for pick up and drop points of trekking trails.

Remarks:
Single supplementary will be charged at 30% extra calculated for totals

GENERAL CONDITIONS
1. Trekking is allowed only for guests who abide by all rules and regulations prescribed under Karnataka Ecotrails, rights of admission is reserved.
2. Children below the age of 12 are not allowed for trekking.
3. Please note that the Economy package the guest should report before 8 am at the base camp on the day of booking, reporting late guest forfeits the right to trek.
* On triple sharing basis, 10% discount for 3rd person only.

MULTIDAY MULTI TREK Packages

Price Rs. 2500/-
Per person per day for stay at Swiss tent / cottage on twin sharing basis*
Details:
Includes stay, certified nature guide fees all meals breakfast, lunch dinner, tea, snacks, packed lunch during trek including vehicle transfers for pick up and drop points of trekking trails.
PACKAGE – MULTIDAY MULTI TREK
Time Particulars
DAY 1
12 PM Checkin
1.30 -2.30  LUNCH
3.00 PM Briefing by Nature Guide and filling up of mandatory forms
3.30 – 5 PM Camp familiarization and landscape introductory trek
5 PM Tea and Snacks
8 PM Dinner and Rest
DAY 2
7 AM – 8 AM Breakfast
8 AM Start  Trek 1 along with Packed lunch
4- 5PM Return from Trek
5 PM Tea and Snacks
8 PM Dinner and Rest
DAY 3
7 AM – 8 AM Breakfast
8 AM Start Trek 2 along with Packed lunch
4- 5PM Return from Trek
5 PM Tea and Snacks
8 PM Dinner and Rest
DAY 4
8 AM – 9 AM Breakfast
11  AM Checkout

Details:
Includes stay, certified nature guide fees all meals breakfast, lunch dinner, tea, snacks, packed lunch during trek including vehicle transfers for pick up and drop points of trekking trails.

Remarks
Single supplementary will be charged at 30% extra calculated for totals.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
1. Trekking is allowed only for guests who abide by all rules and regulations prescribed under Karnataka Ecotrails, rights of admission is reserved.
2. Children below the age of 12 are not allowed for trekking.
3. Please note that the Economy package the guest should report before 8 am at the base camp on the day of booking, reporting late guest forfeits the right to trek.
4. Cancellation, postponement, refund policy Click Here
* On triple sharing basis, 10% discount for 3rd person only.

how to reach

CASTLEROCK ADVENTURE CAMP

In case of Castlerock nature camp in Dandeli Landscape. There are public transport buses which travel to Ramnagar which is on the Belgaum-Goa road and on the Dharwad-Goa road and on Dandeli-Goa road. Castle rock nature camp is just off the Ramnagar-Goa road. Distance from Ramnagar to Castlerock Nature Camp is around 28 Kms. Public transport on this segment is very sporadic. You need to hire a jeep/tempo from Ramanagar to drop you off a Castlerock Nature Camp . Nearest major railway station from Ramnagar is Londa (34 Kms) which is on the Bangalore-Belgaum-Pune section where quite a number of trains operate. There is also a direct train which reaches Castlerock station. The Castlerock station falls on the Londa-Goa route and has a couple of trains in a day operating in the section. Please check for timings

Bangalore-Ramnagar

Govt buses: www.ksrtc.in
JEEP:
Londa Railway station -Castlerock: (travel time 45 mins)
Hire costs could be around Approx 350Rs/person (for atleast 4members, will reduce if there are more people)
Contact persons and mobile:
- Talya N Shet: +919901681893

Ramnagar Bus station-Castlerock: (travel time 40 mins)
Hire costs could be around Approx 300Rs/person (for atleast 4members, will reduce if there are more people)
Contact persons and mobile:
- Santosh Shet: +919880394787

Anmod Bus stop-Castle Rock (15 Kms : travel time 25 min)
Hire costs could be around Approx 150Rs/person (for atleast 4members, will reduce if there are more people)
Contact persons and mobile:
- Talya N Shet: +919901681893
- Mahesh Gavada: +919483585118





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