Hyderabad to Mulshi ghat, Tamhini ghat & Pawna lake; Maharashtra - Monsoon drive meet up - August 24th - 27th 17'   Start point - Gachibowli (ORR) End point - Pune (Western ghats) Start time - 4:00 a.m. Total Distance - ~580 kms (one way) Objective - A long drive to explore the uncharted territories of the Western ghats and thank the monsoon showers.     Participants: 1) Maruthi Suzuki Alto 800 2) Volks Wagen Polo (Red) 3) Volks Wagen Polo (Red) 4) Maruthi Suzuki Baleno 5) Ford Figo Aspire 6) Ford Ecosport 7) Hyundai Creta (Red) 8) Hyundai Creta (White) 9) Renault Duster   Route Taken: Hyderabad (Gachibowli) ---Kalaburgai (Gulbarga) --- Solapur --- Pune   Places covered: 1) Mulshi 2) Tamhini 3) Pawna lake and dam  4) Tikona fort 5) Kundalika water rafting   Plan: Day 1 (August 24th - 2017):   4:00 AM - We start from off from the meet-up point (Gachibowli) towards Pune.  8:00 AM - Stop by for breakfast at Kalaburgai.  1:00 PM - We stop by for lunch after crossing Solapur. 7:00 PM - We reach Pune to break down for the day.   Day 2 (August 25th - 2017): Kundalika White water rafting, followed by Western Ghats exploration drive   5:30 AM - We start from off from the Pune accommodation towards Kundalika water rafting.  8:30 AM - Have breakfast en-route and reach water rafting  point. 12:00 PM - We will complete the rafting, start exploring the Western Ghats till evening.   7:00 PM - We reach Pune to break down for the day.   Day 3 (August 26th - 2017): Western Ghats exploration drive, followed by Tikona fort trek.   Day 4 (August 27th - 2017): 4:00 AM: We start early to escape the Pune city traffic and proceed towards Hyderabad.   Things to carry:  Please do carry your own water bottles and snacks which could be sufficient for 4 days and 3 nights. Trekking shoes, track pants, T-shirts, winter wear and a rain coat. Toiletries, Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Mosquito repellent cream and Glucose / Electrol (personal medical kit) Camera kits and Telescopes if any star gazing enthusiasts or night photography enthusiasts. Most importantly loads of energy and positive attitude.   Water rafting booking link.   http://kundalikarafting.org/?gclid=CjwKCAjwhqXbBRAREiwAucoo-7gE3xwJAaP-kSxrUcH83u63UQPC7DGR8lor0ook0t_RhhfrhxlklBoCJy0QAvD_BwE