Seed Bombing Cycle Ride on Independence Day
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Seed Bombing Cycle Ride on Independence Day
Seed Bombing Cycle Ride (15th August, 2017 Independence Day Special)
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.” – Chinese Proverb
This Independence Day, it is our golden chance to do a little bit more for our motherland. Time to start cycling, time to start planting, the message is loud and clear, it’s never too late to start doing the right thing! Mother Earth has blessed us with almost everything in a decorated platter and we have left no stone unturned to destroy it.
On 15thAugust, i.e. on the “70th Independence Day”, Carvan Trips in collaboration with iKheti brings an opportunity for you to make a difference. Join us as we pedal away without a care in the world through the lush greenery of our very own Aarey Gardens, and lend us a hand as we go about planting as many seed bombs as we can.
Let’s unwind after the ride and share some stories together over a cup of hot beverage at a quaint café in Marol called “Bombay to Barcelona”, followed by an interesting talk on sustainable urban farming by iKheti. Bombay to Barcelona is run by an active philanthropist and author Amin Sheikh who only employs underprivileged children to work at his café. To more about his venture, check https://www.iambecauseofyou.com/the-cafe .
Nothing beats the fulfilling feeling of a cycle ride and planting a tree. With a small seed, we pedal towards a brighter future. Due to the recently proposed Metro Station, we’re witness to the sacrifice of a lot of trees inside Aarey. So, let us do our bit and plant more trees and make this Independence Day truly count!!!
Charges – 750 per person Date – 15th August Difficulty – Medium (There are some up hill parts) Final Meeting point – Goregaon, Aarey Colony Entrance Time – 7:00 am
Contact number – 08976949403
Itinerary 7:00 am: Meet up at Goregaon, Aarey Colony Entrance 7:30 am: We start cycling and throwing seed bombs all around Aarey Garden 10:00 am: We reach Bombay to Barcelona Café and bond over some hot beverage 11:00 am: After a lovely session on sustainable farming, we disperse to our respective destination.
Includes- Cycle rental + Organizing charges + Expertise charges + Guide Charges + Light Refreshments + Seed Bombs + First Aid Box Excludes: Transport till the start point and Transport from the end point. Anything not mentioned above.
Things to wear: ● Jersey/T-shirt and shorts (Avoid full/ loose pants as they may get stuck in the cycle chains) ● Cap ● Sport shoes ● Sunscreen ● Goggles
Things to be carried by you: ● Ready to eat Snacks ● Personal First Aid Kit & Medicines ● A small backpack (to carry water, snacks etc) ● Electoral powder / GluconD / Tang ● 1 Liter water bottle
Terms and Conditions for Cycling ● For a confirmed ride, we request you to book at least 2 days in advance. On the spot bookings are subject to availability of the cycles and sizes. ● Please inform us in advance if you need any particular type of cycle (Geared, Non-Geared, Small, Big etc.) ● We expect the participants to be physically fit and to know basic cycling ● While choosing the cycle, the participant should check the condition & fitness of the cycle before commencing the ride ● We expect the participants to treat the cycle and its equipment with responsibility. ● No participants can back out once the ride starts (don't worry the ride is not hard or long) ● All participants must be physically fit to undertake cycling for a reasonable distance (upto 10 Kms). ● You understand and accept that CarvanTrips advises the wearing of cycle helmets at all times when riding. ● Participants must not cycle under the influence of alcohol, strong medication, other drugs or fatigue. ● Participants are requested to eat a healthy meal not consume alcohol the previous night to avoid dehydration. ● Cycles are the participant’s responsibility and any damage for whatever reason will be paid for by the participant.
Terms and Conditions of Service (TACS) ● You (“The user”) understand that there are inherent risks of the services which may or may not be directly provided by Carvan Trips (“Us”/ “The Company”) in which the user may engage. ● The user confirms that they are physically and mentally capable of availing the service. ● The users’ participation is voluntary and the user shall under no circumstance hold Carvan Trips responsible for any injury, accidents, illness and damage to or loss of personal property as the result of any incident or accident that may occur during the period of service. ● The conduct and behavior of the user should not cause distress or harm to anyone including other user members, Carvan Trips’ staff, service providers etc; in which case we/ service providers reserve the right to ask you to immediately leave, or in certain circumstances, hand you over to the appropriate authorities, in which case the financial liability would be of the user. ● If for any reason the user wishes to abruptly end the trip before its scheduled completion, or is unable to participate due to being unfit, we will not be responsible to provide any refund and the financial liability for making any alternate arrangements would be of the user. ● The user is responsible to follow the instructions of the leader/ service provider and the user has to bear all the expenses which may arise in case for medical exigency or any emergency condition. ● Cuts, bruises and minor injuries are normal for an adventure activity. First aid kit is provided and the coordinators are trained to respond in such situations. Carvan trips takes all the reasonable steps to provide basic safety required for the particular activity. ● During the trip, the trip leader’s decision will be final decision, whatsoever. ● Carvan trips hold the rights to change the itinerary or even cancel the activity in case of any unexpected change in weather or other unpredicted situations occur that are beyond our control. Carvan trips will not be liable for any costs such as travel or accommodation incurred by the participant in such circumstances. ● All activities are described as accurately as possible; however, the exact arrangements may differ slightly on any given day. Photographs are used for representation purpose and should be taken as a guide only. ● It is mandatory to disclose any personal medical conditions so that prior arrangements can be made. Carvan trips do not hold any responsibility for the outcome of any undisclosed medical condition during the trip. ● Drinking is prohibited in public ● Carvan Trips is not responsible for any unforeseen damage brought to participant's personal belongings or personal vehicle during the trip. ● If participants are found violating the rules, Carvan trips reserve all the rights to remove the participant from the group. In such situation, no refund shall be provided