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  • Trip introduction

    This rappelling adventure is not for the faint-hearted! You'll be lowering yourself over the 300 foot high snout of Duke's Nose, a famous cliff in Lonavala. From the top, you'll be able to see the tremendous drop beneath you, with nothing to hold you except a sturdy harness. You'll place one foot on the craggy rock beneath you, looking for your next foothold. The other foot follows. After that, it gets easier, and you'll love the thrill of this epic adventure!

    You'll enjoy the fun of an early morning train journey, and will do a short hike to the top of the Duke's Nose cliff. After a briefing, you'll gear up and begin your rappelling descent over the cliff.

    NOTE: You can also choose to do zip-lining across the valley for an additional cost.

    IMPORTANT: The weight limit for this activity is 35-102 kgs.

    Destination

    If you're travelling from Mumbai to Pune on the highway, you'll be able to see the towering Duke's Nose peak in Lonavala. It stands out from all the greenery, thanks to its prominent shape and the steep drop on one side. Due to its unique shape, it is popularly used for adventure sports such as rappelling, rock climbing and valley crossing. Watch out for the stunning views of the morning sun banishing the mist from the valleys as you rappel down the rock face.

    Destination highlights

    Go on a rappelling trip near Lonavala and challenge yourself by rappelling down a 300-foot cliff. | Do a fun morning trek to the top of Duke's Nose. | Soak in the gorgeous views of Lonavala in the early morning.

    Activity Details

    1

    40 minutes

    300 feet

    1:1

    3 hours

    No

    Yes

    102 kgs

    Trip details
  • Rappelling trip near Lonavala!

    Arrive at Lonavala Station by 08:00 hrs and meet your tour leader and fellow rappellers here. You’ll be driven to Kurvande village by local transport where you’ll eat a hearty breakfast. After a brief introduction session, you'll begin your trek to Duke’s Nose. It is a short trek but you’ll get scenic views of the Sahyadri and surrounding hills. At Duke’s Nose, you’ll be given a demo of how to do rappelling, and then it's your turn. It's a real thriller! After you're done, you'll trek back to the base village to enjoy some light snacks. You'll be driven back to Lonavala station after this. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Lonavala Station

    Lonavala Station

    08:00 AM

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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 21 days or more before departure of the rappelling trip near Lonavala: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 16-21 days before departure of the rappelling trip near Lonavala: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 8-15 days before departure of the rappelling trip near Lonavala: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 0-7 days before departure of the rappelling trip near Lonavala: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited while rappelling near Lonavala.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the tour leader while rappelling near Lonavala.

    A basic level of health and fitness is required to book this trip. If you have any cardiac or respiratory conditions, or suffer from knee or spinal problems, please inform the tour operator and consult your doctor before booking the rappelling trip near Lonavala.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident while rappelling near Lonavala.

    Travellers will be required bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Transport from Lonavala to Lonavala by local transport

    • Breakfast
    • Evening tea and snacks
    • All equipment for rappelling
    • Trained activity instructor and guide
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Train tickets from Mumbai to Lonavala and back

    • Lunch
    • Ziplining (can be arranged for an additional INR 1300 per person)
    • Personal expenses such as extra meals, packaged water, soft drinks, etc.
    • Additional costs arising due to emergencies, injuries, road blocks, landslides, etc.
    • Insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • 1 full sleeved t-shirt
    • 1 pair of quick-dry track pants
    • Sweater
    • Light hooded jacket
    • Windcheater
    • Comfortable trekking shoes with ankle grip
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Slipper or sandals
    • Hard luggage like trolley bags, suitcases, etc

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Transport from Lonavala to Lonavala
    • All necessary rappelling equipment
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • ID proof
    • COMPULSORY: Packed lunch
    • Backpack
    • Energy bars or dry snacks
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Tissues and napkins
    • Water bottle
    • Camera (optional)
    • Personal medicine kit
    • Sun cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Extra pair of clothes

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.