Short Info:

Trek: Padargad Trek & Decend via Ladder Route.

Type: Hill Fort.

Height: 2202 Feet above MSL (Approx)

Grade: Medium

Region: Bhimashankar

Base Village: Khandas.

Last date for registration: - 09th Nov 2017



Trek Cost: 850/- Per Person

Registered member Fees: 800/- Per Person

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Cost Included: B/f , travelling from Karjat to Karjat by local vehicle & expertise charges.

Cost Not Included: -Insurance, Medical coverage & anything other than mention above.


Padargad is situated in between Bhimashankar and Nagphani (Snakes hood).The base village is khandas which is about 25km from karjat. Padargad is adjoined to Bhimashankar on its one side’s end. From the Nagphani peak of Bhimashankar, one can see the mesmerizing view of the valley below and the semi circular cliff connecting to Padargad. The peak looks like Kalavantin durga from base.


Tentative Schedule:

Saturday, 11th Nov 2017

People from suburban can join same train at their respective stations (Check below time at major stations).

Karjat Slow Train (S):

CST : 10.31 pm                     Byculla : 10.39 pm              Dadar : 10.49 pm

Kurla : 10.59 pm                   Ghatkopar : 11.05 pm          Mulund : 11.21 pm

Thane : 11.26 pm                  Dombivali : 11.48 pm          Kalyan : 11.57 pm

Ambernath : 12.08 am            Badlapur : 12.15am             Karjat : 12.48 am

Sunday, 12th Nov 2017

12.50 am: Move towards Khandas Village by Local Transport tum tum / tracks.

02.00 am: Will reach to Base village & take rest till 5.30 am

06.30 am: With Breakfast, Introduction & Instruction, Start trek via ladder route.

10.00 am: @ Chimney Climbing.

11.30 am: Top of Padargad & explore surrounding..

12.30 pm:Lunch & Start Descend via Ladder route.

05.00 pm: @ Khandas.

06:30 pm: Reach Karjat Station.

Payment Details:

To book your seat Click on  Account Details & please deposit non refundable Rs 600/-

Compulsory items:

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, Approx 3 ltr water, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, Raincoat.

Non compulsory items:

Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry, mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution.

If you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid.

It’s totally self responsibility to take care of your things.

Before registering please check: VRangers Rules & Regulation

For Reg. & more details, contact our "Rangers”,

Sudhir :- 9167546547

Registration will be done by phone call only, so if call not received then please sms your name & mail-id.

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