Overnight trek to Harishchandragad on 12th 13th November 2016

Harishchandragad 12

About

Harishchandragad is one of the best high forts near Mumbai, Maharashtra. Strong fortifications of this fort has multiple entry routes such as Junnar gate route, Sadhle ghat, Nalichi wat and Indore waat.

The carvings on the temples of Nageshwar (in Khireshwar village), in the Harishchandreshwar temple and in the cave of Kedareshwar indicate that the fort belongs to the medieval period, since it is related to Shaiva, Shakta or Naath. Later the fort was under the control of Moguls. The Marathas captured it in 1747. Main attractions on Fort: Saptatirtha Pushkarni, Kedareshwar Cave, Konkan Kada (Konkan cliff), Taramati peak, Temple of Harishchandreshwar

 

Event Details

Introduction and Event Summary:

Difficulty Level: Medium to Tuff

Endurance Level: High

Transport: Limited ST buses are available from Kalyan bus depot to the base village

Height of fort: 4650 ft approx.

Pachani - Direct access route

Khireshwar - via tolar kind route

Belpada - Nali chi waat

Kothale - via tolar kind waat

District: Ahmednagar

Region: Malshej ghat

Route from Pune: Pune - Manchar - Narayangoan - Ale phata - Kotul - Khireswar

Route from Mumbai: Mumbai - Kalyan - Murbad - Khireshwar

Distance from Mumbai: To Pachal 235 km approx. and to Khireshwar 180 km approx.

Distance from Pune: To Pachal 210 km approx. and to Khireshwar 135 km approx.

Total time required for climbing: 3.5 hours uphill climb one way

Total distance for climbing: 6 km approx. one way.

Assembly: Kalyan railway station

Duration: 2 Days and 2 Nights.

Trek Leader: Rajesh Mhaddalkar

Contribution: Rs 1600.00 per participant.

 

Event Itinerary

TreksandTrails itinerary for the trek to Harishchandragad

Day 1

22:00Report at Kalyan ST bus stand

22:30Travel Kalyan Khubi Phata by bus. Reach Khubi phata.

00:00General Instruction/ Orientation & Night halt at Khireshwar village

Day 2

06:30Start Trek toward Harishchandragad fort

11:00Reach top Of Harishchandragad. Explore - REST - Lunch - Explore – Photography

12:30Visit Konkan Kada & back to the temple. Dinner & night stay in the cave near temple.

Day 3

07:00Visit Taramati peak & back to temple.

08:30Start descending Harishchandragad

13:00Lunch in the village.

15:00Reach Khubi Phata & proceed towards Kalyan.

20:00Disperse at Kalyan ST bus depot (subjective)

Cost Includes:

Cost includes travel from Kalyan to Kalyan travel, two morning tea, 1 Veg Lunch, 1 veg dinner and TreksandTrails charges if any. Orientation & Night halt at Khireshwar village

Cost Excludes:

All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered. Insurance, tips, Porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc. Any kind of personal expenses. Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above. All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like road blocks, bad weather

 

How to Register

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Cancellation Policy:

50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date

No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.

Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation

Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation

 

Things to Carry

Things to carry

Haversack to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts. Extra Pair of clothes. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc. Electoral or GluconD powder. Personal medicines. Sun protection cap, googles, some ready to eat food like plumb cake, biscuit, fruits. Personal bedding, sleeping Bag / two bed sheets & carry mat. Torch with spare set of batteries, Light weight towel*** LUNCH for the DAY ***

 Food Arrangement: Need to carry pack lunch and water for this trek from the base village

 

Event Rules

Treks and Trails Event Rules

  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 us, please send us a text message.
  5. Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.
  6. Please do not carry handbags or jolas or sling bags

 

Medical Disclosures

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 ONLY 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

 

Trek to Peb (Vikatgad) on 14th November 2016

Peb Fort 1

About:Peb (Vikatgad)

Fort Peb is situated on northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai - Pune road, at a distance of 3-4 km on west side of Neral. This is the most beautiful one-day trek. But there is a dense forest on the way to the fort Peb. The fort is also named as ‘Vikatgad’. Historical references clearly indicate that Shivaji Maharaj used the caves on the fort as silos for grain storage.

 

Event Details

  • Difficulty Level: Medium level
  • Endurance Level: High
  • Food Arrangement: Please carry Lunch
  • Height: 1564 ft approx
  • Region: Matheran
  • Total time required for climbing: 3 hours approx.
  • Total distance for climbing: 7 km one way approx.
  • Minimum participants required: 10
  • Maximum participants: 50
  • Trek Leader: Rajesh Mhaddalkar
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Cost : Rs 500/-

 

Event Itinerary

How to reach Neral ?

Mumbai CST 05:18

Dadar 05:36

Thane 06:14

Dombivili 06:36

Kalyan 06:46

Neral 07:20

07:20 Report at Neral railway station

08:00 Introduction, breakfast in Neral

08:30 Start trek towards Peb Fort,

11:00 Reach on top of Peb Fort.

12:30 Lunch on Peb Fort, rest, photography.

14:30 Start descending from fort.

18:00 Reach Neral.

18:00 Disperse at Neral Railway Station

Please carry lunch

 

Cost Include

Transportation from Matheran road to Neral, light morning breakfast, evening tea, Treks and Trails charges if any.

 

Cost Excludes

All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered. Insurance, tips, Porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc. Any kind of personal expenses. Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above. All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like road blocks, bad weather. Lunch on day one not included.

 

How to Register

please send an email to    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Cancellation Policy:

50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date

No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.

Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation

Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation

 

Things to Carry

Things to carry

Haversack to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts. Extra Pair of clothes. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc. Electoral or GluconD powder. Personal medicines. Sun protection cap, goggles, some ready to eat food like plumb cake, biscuit, fruits. Torch with spare set of batteries, Light weight towel. Extra set of clothes. A sweater *** LUNCH for day one ***

 

Event Rules

Treks and Trails India Rules

1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.

2. TreksandTrails reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.

3. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact send us a text message.

4. Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.

5. Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery (at your own risk)

 

Medical Disclosures

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 ONLY 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 notresponsible 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.

 

Trek to Alang – Madan – Kulang the Toughest Trek in the Sahyadri on 24th - 25th - 26th December 2016

 

Why AMK - Alang Madan Kulang Fort

For those who have just completed the monsoon trekking season, Must be all geared up for a new adventure. We call upon the survivors to explore the most difficult trek in the Sahyadri. An adventure to explore the path less taken, Come on pack your bags, and join the adventure 

Alang Madan Kulang Trek 1

About Alang Fort:

Alang Fort (also Alangad) is a fort in Nashik district, Maharashtra, India. It is one of the three forts, the others being Madangad and Kulang, in the Kalsubai range of the Western Ghats. They are the most difficult to reach forts in Nasik District. A dense forest cover make these treks difficult. These three forts are a little neglected due to very heavy rains in the area and a difficult confusing path to the forts.

About Kulang fort:

Being in the same region of the three forts its said climb to Kulag is the most difficult. On the way up climbing, we come across patches of rock cut steps. It takes 6 hours to reach from Kulanwadi to the fort. On the fort to see around 5 water cisterns. From here we could also see Mahuli with the 3 pinnacles. One can also stay at the caves here.

About Madan fort:

The climb preferred is usually between Madan and Alang. The time taken could around 3-4 hours to reach the step after leaving Kulung fort. Over here rock climbing would be required as the wall of the steps was destroyed during the cannon fire. Use of a fixed rope is required. There is one large cave on this fort and 2 water cistern. The top of the fort is a huge plateau. On the fort, there are two caves, a small temple and 11 water cisterns. Remnants of buildings are spread over the fort. Kalasubai, Aundh Fort, Patta and Bitangad are to the east of the fort, Harihar, Trimbakgad and Anjaneri to its north and Harishchandragad, Aajobagad, Khutta (pinnacle), Ratangad and Katrabai to its south

 

Event Details

Duration: 3 days and 3 Nights

Height: 4852 - 4841 - 4822 feet

Region: Igatpuri - Kalsubai

Contribution: Rs 2800.00 per person

 

Event Itinerary

TreksandTrails Itinerary for trek to Alang Madan and Kulung

Board the slow Kasara Local train (N) starting from Mumbai CST on 23th December 2016

22:50 CST

23.04 Dadar

23:31 Thane

00:03 Kalyan

01:18 Kasara

Meeting Point: Kasara Station near Ticket Counter 01:18hrs 

Day 1

01:30 Reach Kasara

02:30 Introduction, orientations & start travel up to Ambewadi

04:00 Rest for 2 hours

06:30 Wake up, Breakfast.

07:30 Trek begins

Reach the col between Alang and Madan, climb the rock patch of Madangad. Lunch Break on Madangad top. After lunch start Descending Madangad. Reach the col between Alang and Madan Start Ascending Alang Fort Reach the cave, dinner and rest for the day.

Day 2

06:00 Wake up, Breakfast, Explore Alang.

Start Descending Alang fort. &trek towards Kulang fort, Lunch in the route. Reach the cave of Kulang fort. Dinner and rest for the day.

Day 3:

06:30 Wake up, Breakfast, explore Kulang fort.

09:00 Start descending, Kulang fort, reach Ambewad and have lunch.

15:30 Travel towards Kasara.

17:30 Reach Kasara.

 

Cost Includes:

Transportation from Kasara – Ambewadi - Kasara by local Transport ST / Jeep.

Day 1 - Breakfast, Evening Tea, and Dinner,

Day 2 – Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea, and Dinner,

Day 3 - Breakfast, Lunch.

Technical Equipment, Expertise and TreksandTrails charges if any

 

Cost Excludes:

Please carry lunch for Day 1

 

How to Register

Please send an email to    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cancellation Policy:

50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date

No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.

Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation

Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation

 

Things to Carry

Things to carry

1. Carry a Haversack to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts. One extra pair of clothes, sweater.

2. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.

3. Camera (Optional), please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery (at own risk)

4. Electoral or Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder.Sleeping Bag, Sleeping Mat

5. Personal First Aid medicines. Sweaters if required. Please do not carry handbags or jolas for this trek.

6. Wear good trekking shoes. Carry a torch with extra batteries. ***** Carry one time meal for the trek. *****

7. Bed sheets; please carry your personal tea mugs, spoon and a small Swiss-knife.

 

Event Rules

Event Rules

1.Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Group leader decision will be final and binding.

2. Sleeveless/cut sleeves, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops/ hot pants will not be allowed.

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. Please be prepared for a cold night.

 

Medical Disclosures

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 ONLY 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 notresponsible 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.

 

Trek to Alang – Madan – Kulang the Toughest Trek in the Sahyadri on 10th - 11th - 12th December 2016

 

Why Amk

For those who have just completed the monsoon trekking season, Must be all geared up for a new adventure. We call upon the survivors to explore the most difficult trek in the Sahyadri. An adventure to explore the path less taken, Come on pack your bags, and join the adventure 

Alang Fort Steps

About Alang Fort:

Alang Fort (also Alangad) is a fort in Nashik district, Maharashtra, India. It is one of the three forts, the others being Madangad and Kulang, in the Kalsubai range of the Western Ghats. They are the most difficult to reach forts in Nasik District. A dense forest cover make these treks difficult. These three forts are a little neglected due to very heavy rains in the area and a difficult confusing path to the forts.

About Kulang fort:

Being in the same region of the three forts its said climb to Kulag is the most difficult. On the way up climbing, we come across patches of rock cut steps. It takes 6 hours to reach from Kulanwadi to the fort. On the fort to see around 5 water cisterns. From here we could also see Mahuli with the 3 pinnacles. One can also stay at the caves here.

About Madan fort:

The climb preferred is usually between Madan and Alang. The time taken could around 3-4 hours to reach the step after leaving Kulung fort. Over here rock climbing would be required as the wall of the steps was destroyed during the cannon fire. Use of a fixed rope is required. There is one large cave on this fort and 2 water cistern. The top of the fort is a huge plateau. On the fort, there are two caves, a small temple and 11 water cisterns. Remnants of buildings are spread over the fort. Kalasubai, Aundh Fort, Patta and Bitangad are to the east of the fort, Harihar, Trimbakgad and Anjaneri to its north and Harishchandragad, Aajobagad, Khutta (pinnacle), Ratangad and Katrabai to its south

 

Event Details

Duration: 3 days and 3 Nights

Height: 4852 - 4841 - 4822 feet

Region: Igatpuri - Kalsubai

Contribution: Rs 2800.00 per person

 

Event Itinerary

TreksandTrails Itinerary for trek to Alang Madan and Kulung

Board the slow Kasara Local train (N) starting from Mumbai CST on 9th December 2016

22:50 CST

23.04 Dadar

23:31 Thane

00:03 Kalyan

01:18 Kasara

Meeting Point: Kasara Station near Ticket Counter 01:18hrs 

Day 1

01:30 Reach Kasara

02:30 Introduction, orientations & start travel up to Ambewadi

04:00 Rest for 2 hours

06:30 Wake up, Breakfast.

07:30 Trek begins

Reach the col between Alang and Madan, climb the rock patch of Madangad. Lunch Break on Madangad top. After lunch start Descending Madangad. Reach the col between Alang and Madan Start Ascending Alang Fort Reach the cave, dinner and rest for the day.

Day 2

06:00 Wake up, Breakfast, Explore Alang.

Start Descending Alang fort. &trek towards Kulang fort, Lunch in the route. Reach the cave of Kulang fort. Dinner and rest for the day.

Day 3:

06:30 Wake up, Breakfast, explore Kulang fort.

09:00 Start descending, Kulang fort, reach Ambewad and have lunch.

15:30 Travel towards Kasara.

17:30 Reach Kasara.

 

Cost Includes:

Transportation from Kasara – Ambewadi - Kasara by local Transport ST / Jeep.

Day 1 - Breakfast, Evening Tea, and Dinner,

Day 2 – Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea, and Dinner,

Day 3 - Breakfast, Lunch.

Technical Equipment, Expertise and TreksandTrails charges if any

 

Cost Excludes:

Please carry lunch for Day 1

 Please send an email to    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with Transaction ID, Participant Names, email ID, mobile phone number, emergency contact number.

 

Cancellation Policy:

50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date

No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.

Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation

Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation

 

Things to Carry

Things to carry

1. Carry a Haversack to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts. One extra pair of clothes, sweater.

2. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.

3. Camera (Optional), please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery (at own risk)

4. Electoral or Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder.Sleeping Bag, Sleeping Mat

5. Personal First Aid medicines. Sweaters if required. Please do not carry handbags or jolas for this trek.

6. Wear good trekking shoes. Carry a torch with extra batteries. ***** Carry one time meal for the trek. *****

7. Bed sheets; please carry your personal tea mugs, spoon and a small Swiss-knife.

 

Event Rules

1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Group leader decision will be final and binding.

2. Sleeveless/cut sleeves, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops/ hot pants will not be allowed.

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. Please be prepared for a cold night.

 

Medical Disclosures

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 ONLY 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 notresponsible 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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