Dear Friends.                          
"Swachhand Bhramanti” Will be going for the Trek to "Ganapati Gadad near to Murbad” on Dt. 29th July, 2018

Duration:             Dt. 29th July, 2018 (One Day Trek)

Mode of Transport:     Local Transport

Meeting point:  At Kalyan S.T. Bus Depot near Inquiry Counter @ 07.30 am

You can board the train at the station convenient to you and alight at Kalyan Rly Station at 8.05 am. as per below train timings. (If you miss the train you will miss the Trek)

CST    05:20 am         

CST 06:10am

Dadar 05:38 am

Dadar 06:24 am

Kurla 05:48 am

Kurla 06:31 am

Thane 06:15 am

Thane 06:49 am

Dombivali 06:37 am

Dombivali 07:02 am

Kalyan 06:48 am

Kalyan 07:13 am





Little about trek

Ganapati gadad is a group of 6-7 caves are situated in small village called ‘Palu, Sonawale’ in Murbad. The caves have idols of Hindu Deities Ganesh, Hanuman, Ram, Lakshman & Sita & these are surrounded by various forts like Siddhagad, Gorakhgad, Machindragad  Durg, Dhakoba, Jivdhan, and Naneghat. It is a quite enjoyable simple trek, you can enjoy various waterfalls here.


07.15 am : Meet at Kalyan S.T, Bus Depot

07.30 am : Start Journey towards Ganpati Gadad

09:00 am : Reach base village

10.00 am : Round of Introduction, do’s don’ts ,Instructions, Morning Breakfast, Start Trek

12.00 pm : Reach Top, exploration 

01:30 pm : Start Descending

02:30 pm : Reach Base Village , Have Lunch (Veg only)

04:00 pm : Start Return Journey towards Kalyan

07:00 pm : Reach Kalyan

Things to be carried

Compulsory Items  Identity Card,  A haver sacks to put in all the things to be carried… so that one has one hands free while walking  Some ready to eat food,  Water 03 Liters, ware good trekking shoes/sandals  full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, Extra pair of cloths  Windcheaters, Raincoats, Garbage Bag,  Torch With Extra batteries   2-3 bunch of papers,  if any medical issue please carry your own medicines as we carry only First aid,

Non-compulsory Items Cap, Sunglasses, Camera, Electoral, Energy powder, It’s totally self-responsibility to take care of things, Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry items

 Note: Rain are expected so pls double pack your bags /valuables to save them to getting wet

** The cost for the trek is Rs 650/- per head

Includes    Traveling from Kalyan to Kalyan

Tea, Breakfast, Lunch and evening refreshments during the Trek.

Not included   anything not mentioned above • Personal orders of food & cold drinks

For Details & Registration Contact our members at:

Pravin 9920404522,

Rushikesh 9967686828


General Rules / Instructions for the participants whoever join the Trek:-

v Kindly carry Identity proof for the trek.

v Anyone above 16 years can join the Trek. All children under 18 years old must also be accompanied by an adult / Parents

v Please book your seat (name) well in advance and reconfirm the time and date on the day of departure on phone because program may change due to unavoidable circumstances.

v Each participant shall carry things as per (Please read Things to Carry) for every trek.

v The leader’s decision will be final and all the members should abide by it. Trek leaders have the authority to alter/modify the program/route without intimation.

v The participants are advised not to wander off from the Trek. Always listen to leaders for instructions and stay with the entire group throughout.

v We all are committed to keep the Trek clean and urges all participants to help the cause by not littering during the trek. Keep all the waste with you and even if you find some waste, collect it and deposit at the base village at the end of the trek. Do not destroy or dirty the archeological, historical monuments.

v We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside.

v Any kind of addiction is strictly prohibited, ex. Smoking, drinking etc.

v Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.

Note:  Safety is our prime concern and we don't make compromises for the same.

v Please read above Instructions/ rules and regulations.  We all are bound by the same.

v Print and leave a copy of this mail specially Telephone Nos. at home, with a friend or relative in case of Emergency.

v People with heart conditions, knee problems, severe asthma or pregnant should not participate in TREKS.  Participants should inform the leaders if they suffer from any illness, heart ailments, blood pressure, asthma etc. If the leaders are not informed and any untoward incident takes place, neither the leaders nor Swachhand Team will be held responsible.

v 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 mishaps/accidents during the program. Or any compensation in whatsoever manner.

v If your friends/relatives coming with you on the trek please do inform them about the trek Rules above. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition, please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR, There will be ample of enjoyment but not at the cost of discipline.


Thanks and Regards,

Team Swachhand


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