Trek to Harihar - 30 July 2016 Saturday

 Harihar Monsoon Trek

 

About Harihar fort!!

Harihar fort appears to be rectangular in shape from its base village. It is built on a triangular prism of rock. Its three faces and two edges are absolutely vertical (90 degrees). The third edge towards the west is inclined at an angle of 75 degrees. A one metre wide rocky staircase with niches in it is carved out for ascending & descending the fort. There are 117 steps in all. After you climb the first rocky staircase (main entrance) we walk thru below a overhang with a sheer drop. Again one has to climb a set of steep stairs (with niches), then pass thru a staircase inside the rock (like Peth-kothligad fort) and then reach the top of the fort. The view from the top is excellent. After climbing these steps, we get up to the entrance door. The fort has got a tapering plateau with a raised level in the middle. There is a small temple of Lord Hanuman and Lord Shiva on the plateau. A small pond is there in front of this temple. Water from this pond can be used for drinking. Making headway from here we come across a palace having two rooms in it. 10 to 12 persons can be accommodated in this palace. One of the vertical drops of the fort facing the Nirgudpada village is called 'Scottish kada', perhaps because it was climbed for the first time in November 1986 by Doug Scott, the legendary Himalayan mountaineer & took him two days to do the climb. This cliff is about 170 meters in height.

 

What's in it for me?

  1. Adventure
  2. Photography
  3. Offbeat trek
  4. Monsoon Trek 
  5. Rock Climbing 

Harihar Fort Trek Details

Introduction and Event Summary:

Difficulty Level: Medium
Endurance Level: High


Food Arrangement: Carry bottle water and pack lunch for this trek

Transport: Shared Jeep/ Trax/ or ST bus are available
Height of Fort: 3676 ft
Base Village: Nirgudpada 
District: Nashik
Region: Igatpuri

Route from Pune: Pune - Pimpri - Chakan - Manchar - Alephata - Sangamner - Nashik - Trimbak – Harihar
Route from Mumbai: Mumbai - Thane - Igatpuri - Trimbak – Harihar

Distance from Mumbai: 195 km approx.
Distance from Pune: 250 km approx.

Total time required for climbing: 3.5 hours
Total distance for climbing: 7 km approx. one way

Minimum participants required: 10
Maximum participants: 35


Duration: 1 Day

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Cost: Rs 800.00

Event Itinenary

Event Itinenary

Travel up to Kasara by local train approx. timings recommended.

  • Mumbai (CST) 05:00 am
  •  Dadar             05:18 am 
  • Thane             05:56 am
    Dombivali       06:18 am
    Kalyan            06:27 am
    Kasara            07:42 am

Event Schedule for Harihar Fort Trek

08:00 Assembly at Kasara Rail Station
08:10 Breakfast at Kasara
08:30 Start travel from Kasra to Nirgudpada by ST Bus / Jeep
10:00 Reach base
10:15 Start trek towards Harihar.
13:00 Reach top of Harihar, Explore Harihar fort
13:30 Lunch ( Please carry one time lunch for this Trek )
15:00 Start descend.
16:30 Travel to Nirgudpada to Kasara by ST Bus / Jeep
18:00 Tea and snacks at Kasara
18:30 Disperse at Kasara railway station.

We will be in Mumbai around 21:00Hrs (Subjective)

Harihar Traverse

 

How to Register

You can buy ticket below to Register  

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Cancellation Policy:
  1. 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date
  2. No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
  3. Event Ticket is non transferable 

Things to Carry

Things to carry

  1. Haversack to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts.
  2. Extra Pair of clothes.
  3. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.
  4. Electoral or GluconD powder. Personal medicines.
  5. Sun protection cap, googles, some ready to eat food like plumb cake, biscuit, fruits.
  6. Torch with spare set of batteries, Light weight towel.
  7. Extra set of clothes. 

Event Rules

TreksandTrails, India rules:

  • Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
  • Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
  • TreksandTrails reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
  • Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact us, please send us a text message.
  • Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.
  • Please do not carry handbags or jolas or sling bags.

What to wear for this trek?

  • Dark Cotton t-shirts / Dry Fit Full sleeves Tshirt recommended.
  • Full length trousers or track pants.
  • Wear dry fit if possible.
  • Dark and dull coloured clothes.

Medical Disclosure

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 Harihar Fort 2017

Harihar Descend

 

   

About Harihar fort:-Harihar fort appears to be rectangular in shape from its base village. It is built on a triangular prism of rock. Its three faces and two edges are absolutely vertical (90 degrees). The third edge towards the west is inclined at an angle of 75 degrees. A one metre wide rocky staircase with niches in it is carved out for ascending & descending the fort. There are 117 steps in all. After you climb the first rocky staircase (main entrance) we walk thru below a overhang with a sheer drop. Again one has to climb a set of steep stairs (with niches), then pass thru a staircase inside the rock (like Peth-kothligad fort) and then reach the top of the fort. The view from the top is excellent. After climbing these steps, we get up to the entrance door. The fort has got a tapering plateau with a raised level in the middle. There is a small temple of Lord Hanuman and Lord Shiva on the plateau. A small pond is there in front of this temple. Water from this pond can be used for drinking. Making headway from here we come across a palace having two rooms in it. 10 to 12 persons can be accommodated in this palace. One of the vertical drops of the fort facing the Nirgudpada village is called 'Scottish kada', perhaps because it was climbed for the first time in November 1986 by Doug Scott, the legendary Himalayan mountaineer & took him two days to do the climb. This cliff is about 170 meters in height.

Event Batches for June 2017

18th June 2017

24th June 2017

25th June 2017

Event Details

Event Details

Difficulty Level: Medium
Endurance Level: High
Food Arrangement: Carry bottle water and pack lunch for this trek
Transport: Shared Jeep/ Trax/ or ST bus are available
Height of Fort: 3676 ft
Base Village: Nirgudpada 
District: Nashik
Region: Igatpuri


Route from Pune: Pune - Pimpri - Chakan - Manchar - Alephata - Sangamner - Nashik - Trimbak – Harihar
Route from Mumbai: Mumbai - Thane - Igatpuri - Trimbak – Harihar


Distance from Mumbai: 195 km approx.
Distance from Pune: 250 km approx.


Total time required for climbing: 3.5 hours
Total distance for climbing: 7 km approx. one way


Minimum participants required: 10
Maximum participants: 35

Duration: 1 Day

Button Tickets Buy Here
Cost: Rs 900.00

Event Itinerary

Event Itinerary

Travel up to Kasara by Local Train timings 

  •  00:14am Mumbai (CST) 
  •  12:32am Dadar 
  •  01:08am Thane 
  •  01:31am Dombivali 
  •  01:41am Kalyan 
  •  02:55am Kasara 

Harihar Fort Trek 

03:00 am Assembly at Kasara Rail Station.

 03:30 am Start travel from Kasra to Nirgudpada by ST Bus / Jeep.

 05:00 am Reach base Village

05:15 am Start trek towards Harihar

 08:00 am Reach top of Harihar, Explore Harihar fort.

 10:00 am Start descend.

 11:30 am Travel to Nirgudpada to Kasara by ST Bus / Jeep

01:30 pm Disperse at Kasara railway station.

Cost Inclusion:

  • Transportation from Kasara to  Nirgudpada.
  • Light morning breakfast, evening tea,Taxi Fare.
  • Treks and Trails charges if any.

Cost Exclusion:

  •  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

Once payment is done, please send an email to   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  withTransaction ID, Participant Name, 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.

What's in it for me?

  • Adventure
  • Photography
  • Offbeat trek
  • Fort Exploration 
  • Adventure Travel
  • Meeting new Friends
  • Going social offline 

Things to Carry

Things to carry

  1. Haversack to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts.
  2. Extra Pair of clothes.
  3. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc. Electoral or GluconD powder.
  4. Personal medicines.
  5. Sun protection cap, googles
  6. Torch with spare set of batteries
  7. Light weight towel.
  8.  Please do not carry handbags or jolas or sling bags.

Event Rules

Treks and Trails India 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.

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.

Overnight trek to Rajmachi and Kondane Caves – 10 July 2016

Rajmachi-Trek-Monsoon

Event Details:

A double delight, two forts one weekend. Rajmachi is the base village with two forts Shrivardhan and Manoranjan. Overnight home-stay with some awesome local Maharashtrian dinner with rice dal, and papad. Join us to explore and experience an adventure.

Summary:

Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3600 ft (Approx.)
Grade: Easy- medium
Range: Kondivade to Karjat

Buy Tickets Here
Cost: Rs 1100.00

About

We meet at 17:15 Hrs. (sharp) at Lonavala Railway station

Suggested train to board is the 11009/Mumbai CST-Sinhagad Express, timings are:

14:30 CST

14:40 Dadar

15:08 Thane

15:28 Kalyan

16:08 Karjat

17:08 Lonavala.

Saturday

17:30 Auto rickshaw ride from Lonavala ST bus depot till Tungarli dam base.

18:00 Tungarli Dam

18:30 Walk/Hike from Tungarli Dam to Rajmachi - 4hrs/17 kms max.

22:00 Reach base village.

22:30 Dinner

Sunday


06:30 Wake Up

07:00 Breakfast

08:00 Manoranjan fort and Shrivardhan fort exploration.

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Descend from Rajmachi to Kondane (3 hrs.)

16:00 Kondane caves

17:00 Kondane village

18:30 Karjat railway station

We would reaching Dadar at 21:00 (Subjective).

 

Trek to Kalsubai Highest Peak of Maharashtra – 17 July 2016

                          

Kalsubai Shikhar Trek Group

About Kalsubai Peak

Kalsubai with the height of 1646m [5400Feets] is famous as one of the highest peaks in Maharashtra. Kalsubai lies in the Sahyadri mountain range. This being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view. Since Kalsubai is extremely famous, enough effort has been made to make this trek easy. There are steel railings, chains and ladders at places where it is difficult to climb.

Event Details

Event Details

Trek Grade: Medium level

Endurance Level: High
Height of peak: 5400 ft approx.
Base Village: Bari
Region: Igatpuri

Total time required for climbing: 4 hours one way
Total distance for climbing: 7 km approx. one way.

Duration: 1 Night 1 Day


Contribution: 1000.00 per person

Buy Tickets Here
cost : 1000.00 

Itinerary for Kalsubai Trek


Pickup point 
1.Borivali National Park - 11 pm
2.Ghodbunder Road - 11:30 pm
3.Thane (Eternity Mall - Teen Haat Naka) 11:45 pm

Borivali National Park (E) 23:00 Hrs on Saturday (16th July 2016)
11:00 pm: Departure from Borivali in non ac Bus

Sunday 17th July 2016
05:30 am: Reach Base Village - Breakfast – Tea
06:30 am: Start Trek
10:00 am: Reach Summit - Enjoy the view
11:30 am: Start Descend
02:30 pm: Reach Base 
03:00 pm: Lunch Time
05:00 pm: Return Journey Begins for Mumbai 
09:30 pm: Mumbai approx timings 

 

Things to Carry

Things to carry

  1. Haversack to keep hands free
  2.  Water bottle 3 litres
  3. Extra Pair of clothes
  4. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits, Electoral or GluconD powder.
  5. Personal medicines.
  6. Sun protection cap, googles
  7. Torch with spare set of batteries, Light weight towel.
  8. Extra set of clothes.

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

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Cost Includes

  • 1 veg breakfast
  • 1 veg lunch
  • Travel from Borivali East to Borivali East by Bus
  • Expertise and Treks and Trails India charges 

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.

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.

Medical Disclosure

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.

 

 

 

 

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