Events – Let's Be Outdoorsy


Did you know we have a superb set of Outdoor, Sports, Fitness events taking place every month across the country? From Kayaking festivals, to Marathons, to Yoga in the Outdoors; so many reasons for you to be outdoorsy now. Here's a handpicked monthly list for you to get kicked by; go on, head out there in the outdoors!

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Basic Adventure Course 2017

We’ve designed this intense four-day training program to usher beginners into the art of adventure. Getting acclimatized to the mountains is both hard work and fun – two aspects that have are covered in this training program. Through activities like rappelling, rock climbing, jumaring, river crossing and Tyrolean traverse, basics of mountain navigation are covered in this course. The adventure course also includes knot and hitch practice, camp hygiene basics as well as shelter survival methods and other events for outdoor survival.We also cover First Aid, Snake awareness program, star gazing to make it really wild experience.

The adventure course focuses on transforming the participant into a state of complete independence. Ably supported by instructors and volunteers, the participant is inspired to make responsible choices both as an individual as well as a team member.

The idea is to introduce young, budding minds to the many challenges and rewards of trekking, climbing, mountaineering and team building exercises, so that they can evolve on the path of adventure if they wish to.

For those who are ready to rough it up more than what’s offered in the short adventure training program, can sign up for our website and be a registered member of Shikhar Foundation.


Rappelling Tyrolean traverse Rock Climbing – Basics

Snake Awareness Camping in a Jungle Tent pitching

Group Games Star Gazing Cooking

Camp fire Trek to Fort Night Trail

Last date of Enrollment: Till Seats Left. Book Now to avoid Disappointment.

Departure Date & Time: Day 1 by Sharp 06.30 am from Shikhar Office.

Arrival Date & Time: Day 3 around 08.30 pm at Shikhar Office.

Reporting Time and Place: Day 1 by Sharp 06.00 am at Shikhar Office.

Type of Accommodation: Dome Shape Non AC Tents on Multiple Sharing with Sleeping Bags, Carry mats.

Age Limit: Above 12 Years

Batch Limit: 70 Participants

For more details and bookings:


Bird Festival of Goa

The 2nd Bird Festival of Goa in the month of January , 2018. The main objective of Bird Festival to scale up bird awareness, bird watching activity and benefits through Bird cum Eco tourism in Goa’s hinterland . To provide a platform for well-known naturalists, experts, forest officers, bird photographers to share their insights & thoughts. This festival also focuses on putting bird conservation on the center-stage and raises the attention of nature enthusiasts and general public towards the significance of birds and the important role they play in the ecosystem. Festivals are a good way to meet fellow bird enthusiasts and learn more about birds. Bird festivals around the country celebrate birds as well as local wildlife. Festivals and events may include bird walks, workshops, talks about different bird species and conservation projects, and educational activities for all ages. This festival has activities appropriate for all levels of interest and ability.

The main venue for the 2nd Bird Festival of Goa , 2018 shall be Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, Canacona Taluka of Goa , the Bird Festival will be an event to be held over a period of 3 days . Commencing from 12- 14 January , 2018. An array of events are proposed at festivals for experienced bird watchers and novice shall include


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