One day Trek to Ghangad and Telbelia (col) on 13 Dec 2015

 
About Ghangad / Telbaila
Height:3000 feet / 3322 feet
Grade:Easy/Easy
Time:Max.45 min from Ekole / Max. 45 minutes from Telbaila
Region:Lonavala
Cost:Rs 1250.00 per person
 
Ghangad is situated on the western side of Mulshi river, which is called as Kobarse Maval. This fort is surrounded by Korigad, Telbaila and Sudhagad, but still lonely and separated. There is not much documentation explored about the history of the fort. Earlier it was with Koli Samant, then with Adilshah and later with Marathas.
 
 
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Telbaila was a watch tower built to guard over the Sahwashni ghat near Pali. It consists of two rock walls, the left and the right clearly differentiated by the col. in between. There is a temple of local goddess at the base of the twin wall. There are lots of ancient man-made water tank & caves at the base as well as on the climbing routes. Though not of much historic importance – the rock walls of Telbaila offer great rock climbing opportunities of technical grade.
 
 
The itinerary for the Event is:
04:45Assemble Dadar (E) Pritam Dhaba
05:00Deapture by private vehicle
07:00Breakfast halt at Khandala
08:30Reach Ekole village
09:30Fort top
 
Explore fort, Rest and enjoy the view of the surrounding region
 
10:00Descend
11:00Depart for Bhamburde – Telbaila base
12:00Bhamburde
13:00Lunch
14:00Start trek to Telbalia
15:00Reach cave – Col between the two walls (Wall climbing is not allowed)
16:00Start descend
17:00Reach base village
17:30Departure for Mumbai
 
We will be in Mumbai around 21:00 hrs (subjective)
 
Cost Includes:
Transport by private Non-A/C vehicle. Breakfast, TreksandTrails charges if any.
 
Cost Excludes
All kinds of extra meals. Insurance, tips, bottled water, aerated drinks etc. Any kind of personal expenses. Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the Cost Includes column above. All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like Road blocks, bad weather. **** Lunch of the day not included ****
 
TreksandTrails rules
Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
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Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.
Please do not carry handbags or Jolas or Sling bags.
 
 
Cancellation Terms:
3 day or more before the event date - 50% will be refunded
less than 3 days - no refund shall be provided.
 

 

 
Disclosures on medical conditions and Event Risk Profile:
It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. The cost mentioned above is for Indian citizens/Foreigners / NRIs contribution payable in Indian Rupees.
We recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / trekking. Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. is prohibited. 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 outside. Do not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition. Note, this trek route does not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms.
 
 

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