SPR Giriratna Hikers Trek to Alang and Madan on 24th Oct to 25th Oct 2015, (Starting on 23rd Oct night)


Duration: 1 Night 2 Days

Type: Hill Forts

Height: Alang- 4500Ft; Madan- 4900ft

Grade: Tough

District: Nasik

Region: Kalsubai

Base Village: Ambewadi

Contribution:Rs 1950.00 per person


Maximum group size 25 participants only.

Alang (4852 ft):The beautiful Alang Fort lies in the Nashik region. Top of the fort is huge plateau. There are two caves on the fort for staying and 11 water cisterns arranged in a Cascade formation & a dilapidated storage room.

Mandan (4841 ft):Madangad is considered to be one of the most difficult forts to climb among all the forts in the Sahyadris. The area of the fort is quite small as compared to Alang and Kulang, its adjoining forts. There are only two water tanks on top of the fort. The area visible from the top of the fort is quite scenic.

The itinerary for the tour will be as follows:
Night Start by second Last Kasara Local (starting 10.50 Pm fromCST.)
(Timings given below)
This local is fast till mulund and slow ther onwards.
Please reach the stations around 10 mins earlier, as missing this local will mean missing the trek.

The train timings for the last Kasara local are as follows:
10:50 pm :CST
10:57 pm: Byculla
11:04 pm: Dadar
11:12 pm: Kurla
11:17 pm: Ghatkopar
11:27 pm: Mulund
11:31 pm: Thane
11:54 pm: Dombivali
00:03 am: Kalyan
01:18 am: Kasara

kasara Station @1.18 AM
Travel to Ambewadi by local jeeps till 5 am on Saturday.
Breakfast @6AM,
General Introduction @6.45AM.
Start trek by 7,
Reach the col between Alang and Madan till 11 am
Climb the rock patch of Madangad.
Lunch break on Madangad top fort
Explore Madan Fort till 3 pm.
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.
Explore & stay on Alang.

Enjoy sunrise early morning at Alang Fort,
Explore the remaining Alang fort,
Breakfast & start descending by 9 am.
Have our lunch.
Reach Kasara by 5 pm approx.

The charges of the trek will be Rs 1950/- per head, which includes
Travel expenditure from Kasara to Kasara
2 meals, 2 refreshments
Equipments, Guide and SPR Expertise.

Things To Be carried:
Lunch for Saturday,
A bottle of water (At least 2 Ltrs),
TORCH with extra batteries, Candles (compulsory).
A spoon, mug and a plate (a must)
2-3 bunch of papers and proper bedding
2 empty polyethene bags for load sharing (approx 1.5 kg weight will be given to each candidate so pack your bags taking it into consideration)
Cap, etc.,
Some ready to eat food. cakes, Biscuits, etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Good trekking shoes,
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. so that one has ones hands free while trekking. Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.

Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
All participants are requested to wear comfortable clothes for cycling and avoid wearing pants which are loose on bottom.

Payment details:
Name: Rajendra Jadhav
Bank: HDFC Ltd.
Account No: 50100091005091
IFSC code: HDFC0000814
Branch : Thane Ghodbander Road
Mail id:

Limited seats, entry on first come first served basis.

For Registration call us:
Rajendra: 9769641488
Shilpa': 9920360336

Registration accepted only through phone call..

Few rules we would like our participants to follow:
Please -
Do Not Litter
No Smoking, tobacco and alcohol
Respect the Heritage
Be a Group
Pay attention

In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; SPR Giriratna Hikers team, it’s instructors, organizers, volunteers or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly, shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of the participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.

Any violation of the above rules will be dealt with seriously, and may involve expulsion from the event, and no refund is admissible in such cases.
Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of occurrence of any natural calamities, if event is cancelled, in such circumstances NO REFUND will be provided.

The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

SPR Giriratna Hikers team reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice. No arguments will be entertained.

Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited.
Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories”
The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care.
The club will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

Medical Disclaimer: Its Important to be fit before going for Treks. It is Important to have a medical fitness check up done.
If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke,
sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma bronchitis, blood pressure,
migraine, diabetes etc should Take permission from their physicians before Cycling.

For Registration call us:
Rajendra: 9769641488
Shilpa': 9920360336


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