Adventure summer camps 2013 for children in Mumbai.

The summer has started and so has the children's vacation. It is again that time of the year when children want to make the most out of the vacations by travelling, learning and exploring new places, things and ideas. Pugmarks Holidays Ltd. in Mumbai have come up with some of the truly adventurous summer camping ideas for children of all age groups. This article has all the details.

About Pugmarks Holidays, Mumbai

Pugmarks Holidays is a leading name in the field of eco-tourism. It takes pride in being the forerunner in organizing wildlife camps, trekking and adventure activities for youngsters in India. Since its inception, the Pugmarks holidays have successfully conducted various tours and camps by bringing the experience of living with nature to large section of society and spanning across all age groups. They have to their credit of conducting tours and camps for school students, families and even professional groups from the beautiful natural paradise Himalayas to the coral islands of Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar and from fresh water lagoons in the east to the Rann of Kutch in the west.

The most incredible fact about the Pugmarks is that they lay out very unique itineraries for their clients. The itineraries are so chalked out that they offer a fascinating mix of heritage sites, serene landscapes, wildlife sanctuaries and great camping locales. The company takes great care to provide the best facilities like clean accommodation, good food, easy transport etc. to all their client. It ensures that every person in the tour enjoys the experience to the maximum. Pugmarks has some very talented, experienced and enthusiastic environmentalists that ensure every moment of the tour is made into a memorable journey of exploration of our culture, friendship, education and information about our history and most importantly adventure and pleasure for the youngsters. The excursions, tours and camps imbibe cultural values, etiquettes, feeling of brotherhood and thus help in developing the personalities of the youngsters.

Summer Camps 2013 for children

Every year Pugmarks arranges for some of the most adventurous and exciting camps for children of different age groups including summer camps for teenagers i.e children above 13 years of age. This year also the summer camp schedules have been made and booking has started. The following are the details about the various summer camps for children between 4-12 years of age.

Mother Child Summer Camp

Pugmarks Holidays arranges for a unique mother-child summer camp every year. The details of the camp this year are as follows:-
Camp site :Durshet-Khopoli
Age group : Children between 4-7 years accompanied by one parent.
Camp dates :26th -28th April, 24th – 26th May.
Basic Fee :Rs. 8500 per pair.
Starting Point : Pune/Mumbai.
Highlights :Emphasis on spending good time with the kids. Outdoor adventure activities like trekking and games.
Package is all inclusive with AC accommodation, all meals, bus transport and activities.

Tree Tops Camps (8-10 years)

Tree Tops Panchgani

Duration of Camp :4 days.
Camp dates :13th ,16th, 19th, 22nd, 25th, 28th, April and 1st May.
Basic Fare :Rs. 4500.
Starting Point :Pune.

Tree Tops Farmville Purandar

Duration of Camp :4 days.
Camp dates :12th -15th,15th -18th,18th -21st May.
Basic Fare :Rs. 4500 including AC rooms, rain dance.
Starting Point :Pune/Mumbai.
Basic Fare :Rs. 4500.

Tree Tops Matheran

Duration of Camp :4 days.
Camp dates :5th -8th, 8th -11th May.
Basic Fare :Rs. 6000.
Starting Point :Pune/Mumbai.

Tree Tops Bhimashankar

Camp dates :15th -18th,18th -21st April.
Basic Fare :Rs. 6000 (Pune/Mumbai), Rs. 7000 (Aurangabad)
Starting Point :Pune/Mumbai/Aurangabad.

Highlight of all the above camps is the experience of trekking among the natural beauty, bird watching, sky gazing, handicrafts, obstacle course, various competitions and great gaming fun.

Tree Tops Karnala

Camp dates :9th -12th ,16th -19th, 23rd – 26th May, 30th May -2nd June.
Basic Fare :Rs. 6000 (Pune/Mumbai), Rs. 7000 (Aurangabad)
Starting Point :Pune/Mumbai/Aurangabad.
Highlight of this camp is the concept of encouraging children to enjoy the camp through different activities which are designed around subjects like maths, sciences, geography, computers etc., but in the form of games.

Adventure Summer Camps (10-12 years)

Manali Adventure

Camping dates :13th -22nd ,16th -25th April,19th -28th April, 25th -4th May, 4-13th May, 7th -16th May, 10th -19th May,16th -25th May, 25th -3rd June, 28th May-6th June.
Starting Point :Delhi
Camp fees :Basic-12300,Apex-Rs. 13800(AC train both ways,AC bus to Delhi), Full-15800(AC train both ways, AC bus to Delhi), Air travel-21300.
Highlights : There would be experience of camping and trekking in the lap of Himalayas along with the thrilling activities of rappelling and river crossing. Also introduction to rafting. Visit to Rohtang Pass/snow point.

Shimla Adventure

Camping dates :7th- 14th May, 14th -21st May, 21st -28th May.
Starting Point :Kalka.
Camp fees :Basic-11500,Apex-Rs. 12500, Full-14500.
Highlights : Experience the camping thrill in a fruit orchard near Shimla. Rock climbing, rappelling, flying fox, river crossing, obstacle course and other games along with campfire and sight-seeing.

Panchagani Adventure

Camping dates :7th- 10th May, 10th -13th May, 13th -16th, 16th -19th May, 19th -22nd May.
Starting Point :Delhi
Camp fees :Rs. 5800(Pune), 6600(Mumbai).
Highlights : Experience the beauty of Panchagani hills, Tarzan swing, Burma bridge, commando net, Tunnel crawl, rappelling and many more adventures. Enjoy mountain biking on open land.

Koyna Backwaters

Camping dates :13th -16th,16th -19th April,19th -22nd April, 22nd – 25th April,25th -28th April, 28th -1st May, 1-4th May,4th -7th May, 7th -10th May,10th-13th May,13th -16th May,16th -19th May,19th -22nd May,22nd -25th May.
Starting Point :Pune/Mumbai/Aurangabad.
Camp fees :Rs. 5800(Pune), Full-Rs.7100(Mumbai).
Highlights : There would be experience of kayaking, swimming, trekking, valley crossing, tree climbing, cycling, jungle cooking at beautiful riverside campsite near Mahabaleshwar.

Operation Catch Veerappan [Durshet-Khopoli]

Camping dates :21st-24th, 24th-27thApril, 27th -30th April, 30th -3May, 3-6 May,6-9th May, 13th -16th May,16th -19th May.
Starting Point :Pune/Mumbai/Aurangabad.
Camp fees :Rs. 6000(Pune/Mumbai).
Highlights : This is one of the most enjoyable experience as children need to find the hiding Veerappan in the forest. Task need to be completed within 4 days. Training in adventure and jungle survival will be given.

Wildlife Camp (Students 10-12 years)

Tadoba Tiger Reserve

Camping dates :15th -20th April,22nd -27th April,6th -11th , 13th -18th May.
Starting Point :Nagpur.
Camp fees :Basic-Rs.11200, Apex-Rs.12200(AC train both ways),Full-Rs.13200(AC train both ways)
Highlights :Walk the trails in jungle with great sightings of tigers and bears. Jungle safaris, bird watching, treasure hunt and camp fire.

Mudumalai Ooty

Camping dates :11th -18th , 18th -25th May(Mumbai), 12th -18th May,19th -25th May(Pune).
Camp fees : Apex-Rs.10400, Full-Rs.11400.
Highlights :Enjoy the sight-seeing of trumpeting tuckers, wild dogs and pied hornbill. Sight-seeing at Mysore and Ooty.

Mogli’s Home Pench

Camping dates :22nd -27th April, 13th -18th May.
Starting Point :Nagpur.
Camp fees :Basic-Rs.10000,Apex Rs.11200.,Full-Rs.12200.
Highlights :Walk in the nature trails with sightings of tigers, bears. Treasure hunt and much more.

Sharavati WLS(A jungle detective camp)

Camping dates :27th April-3rd May, 4th -10th May.
Starting Point :Kundapura.
Camp fees :Basic-Rs.8000, Apex-Rs.90000,Full-Rs.10000
Highlights :An amazing opportunity to see wildlife slender loris, frogmouth, flying squirrel and more. It is a great camp for an exploring mind, jungle detective creates a thrilling world of wildlife. See pugmarks, alarm calls, smell and sounds that create excitement.

Apart from the above mentioned camps there are also camps to Kanha, Bandhavgarh and Ranthambore National Parks.

Contact Details

For booking details one can contact on the given address.
Mumbai Office
Pugmarks Holidays
8 Veersons Villa, 75 Ranade Road,
Shivaji Park,Dadar, Mumbai 400028
Working hours:10:00 A.M-6:00P.M(Sunday closed).

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Author: Vineeta Sinha19 Apr 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 3

Very detailed information neha but it would be good if you delete some unnecessary information from the article.Your article starts with camps for 10-12th standards. Also the 'WILDLIFE CAMP' is for 14+ but in the rule it was mentioned that the camp should be only for kids not even teenagers.So, delete the information about camp related to teenagers and adults.

Author: Neha19 Apr 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

@Vineeta Sinha, thanks for reminding about the guidelines of the contest. I will make the necessary changes in my article accordingly.

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