One day trek to chota Mahuli on 24 August'14 - Sunday.
One day: YES
Time: 2.30 hrs from base village
Contribution: Rs 350 per person. After 20 August 2014 Rs 100.00 extra.
A good one day Trek near Mumbai, Mahuli is at 2815ft above sea level . It is the highest point in Thane district. A popular trekking choice and a paradise for rock-climbers because of its pinnacles. This mountain complex is actually a group of two or more hills with common cols and pinnacles. The forest surrounding Mahuli has been declared as a sanctuary. The fort has been declared as a protected monument by the Archaeology Survey of India.
The huge Mahuli hill can be seen right in front with the three connecting forts on its top. The leftmost fort is Mahuli- Chenderi/Bhandargad. The central one is Mahuli and the leftmost is chota Mahuli. Between the Bhandargad and Mahuli are the famous pinnacles Navra, Narvi and Karavli. One Day Trek to Mahuli can be done if the plan is to go till chota Mahuli. However covering the entire hill including the pinnacles will require you spend a night in the caves. The caves can accommodate approx 12 persons. A trek on the plateau for 45 minutes from chota Mahuli. Then rock climbing a patch of 20 ft approx, only to climb another iron ladder. Then trek for 25 mins (one way) will get you to clear superb view of the 3 pinnacles.
Take the Kasar slow local from CST at timing mentioned below:
TreksandTrails Itenary for trek to Mahuli
07:45 Move to Mahuli village by ST bus/ auto rickshaws
09:00 Strat trek
11:30 Reach chota Mahuli
13:30 Start descend
16:30 Mataji’s ashram for tea- refreshment
17:00 Take to ST bus to Asangoan railway station.
Kindly carry 1 Identity proof at least for the trek. It’s not a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR.
We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking exploration.The leader’s decision will be final and all the members should abide by it. Do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments. Any kind of addiction is strictly prohibited, e.g. drinking, smoking.
Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or even local people. Due to the Monsoon season we recommend you to please take care at every place while walking /climbing / trekking. Rains are expected so please double pack your valuables in plastic bags to save them from getting wet. ***No plastic littering on the way or in hills/mountains. ***
Please buy your return tickets and board 2nd compartment from ahead (Kasara end). Missing train would mean missing the trip
We would be returning to Mumbai by 20:00 hrs approx depending on rains.
The charges for this trek is Rs 350.00 per head which includes morning breakfast & evening snacks and TrekandTrail, India charges if any.
Cosy Includes: Travel from for Asangoan railway station to Mahuli village and back by ordinary ST bus/autorickshaws whereever necessary 1 veg breakfast and 1 evening snacks.
Participation confirmation only via confirmed bank transfer. ***** Telephonic confirmation is required to confirm your participation.****
Participation contribution is non refundable and NOT transferable.
We shall travel together as a group. This is a group activity. **** Please carry one time meal/ lunch for this trek ***
1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
2. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
3. TreksandTrails reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
4. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact. Send a text message.
5. Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.
6. Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery (at own risk)
7. Please do not carry handbags or Jolas or sling bags on treks.
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