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Dear Trekkers, Nature Lovers & Photographers,

We at Sahyavihar Trekkers are glad to invite you all for Thrilling Trek To Kalsubai On 18th Jan 2015 (Leaving On 17th Night)

Information about Kalsubai…
Type: Peak
Height: 1646 meters or 5400 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Medium
Village: Bari

Kalsubai is the highest peak of the Sahyadris in Maharashtra.
Kalsubai is situated in Ahmadnagar district at approximately 25-30 Km. South-East of Igatpuri. At the summit is a small temple of Kalsubai, which can seat just three people. At this superb height, the view is just marvellous. The vastly spread out backwaters of Bhandardara attract one’s attention from the top. To the north of the mountain range forts such as Ramsej, Harihargad, Brahmagiri, Anjaneri, Ghargad, Bahula, Tringalwadi, Kavnai can be seen. To the east one can spot Aundha, Patta, Bitangad, to the west Alang, Madan, Kulang, Ratangad (south west) and to the south Pabargad, Ghanchakkar, Harishchandragad can be seen.
It usually takes 3 hours to reach the top from Bari and 4 from Indore. Soon after leaving Bari, a small stream is crossed followed soon after by a Hanuman temple. The route from behind this temple takes the hiker straight to the summit. There are three iron ladders along this route. There is a well near the last iron ladder as one approaches the top. Since Kalsubai is extremely famous, enough efforts have been taken to make this trek easy. There are steel railings, chains and ladders at places where it is difficult to climb.

Reaching the top is a real satisfaction. Reaching a top of the Everest is but a special one! As far as Maharashtra is concerned, reaching the summit of Kalsubai, the Everest of Maharashtra, should also be a special one!

Peripheral sites:
Backwaters of Bhandardara
Forts seen: Ramsej, Harihargad, Brahmagiri, Anjaneri, Ghargad, Bahula, Tringalwadi, Kavnai Aundha, Vishramgad, Bitangad, to the west Alang, Madangad, Kulang, Ratangad (south west) and to the south Pabhargad, Ghanchakkar, Harishchandragad

The itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

Boarding bus at Dadar at 10.30 PM On 17th Jan 2105
(Pickup Dadar (Near Plaza Cinema) &Thane (Near Cadbury Junction Signal)
Reach Base Village 03.30 AM
Rest In Bus Itself
Breakfast & Tea 06.30 AM
Brief Introduction 07.30 AM
Start Ascend 07.45 AM
Reach Top 11.15 AM
Explore & Have Lunch On Top Only.
Start Descend 12.30 PM
Reach Base Village 3.45 PM
Start back for Mumbai 4.30 PM
Reach Mumbai 8.30 PM (Tentative Depending On Traffic)

friends,
We at Sahyavihar Trekkers, invite you to come together and witness the magic of nature on Thrilling Trek To Kalsubai On 18th Jan 2015.

Let's Capture the Memories together…

THINGS TO CARRY-
1. Good footwear (Mandatory).
2. Extra Pair of cloths, Towel, napkin.
3. Water (3ltr minimum).
4. Pack lunch for 18th Jan 2015 (Mandatory).
5. Sleeping bag/ sleeping mat, Blanket (Optional)
6.Cap / Gog / Camera (optional).
7. Insect repellent cream/ sun protection cream (optional).
8. Slippers or floaters (just to relax your feet before & after the trek) (optional)
9. Personal small medical kit. (If you require usually/Optional)
10. TORCH with extra batteries (compulsory).
11. Other things as per your choice.
12. Haversack to put all these things.


Cost of trek would be 700/- per head which include

• Travelling from Dadar To Dadar By Private transport.
• Breakfast & Tea.

Seats are limited...Interested participants are requested to call well in advance and in order to confirm their seat / booking for the trek / event ....the participant will be required to deposit an advance amount of INR 400 (Non Refundable) in the following bank account:

· Name : Abhijit Balkrishna Tawde

· Union Bank of India

· Savings Account no. 469202010014362

· IFSC Code – UBIN0546925

· Branch address - Vile Parle (East), Tejpal Scheme Branch


IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS –
1. The Leader's decision will be final & binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
2. It is important for all participants to stay together in the group,
in the event of any deviation by the participant without the consent of the leader, he/she/they will be considered as 'Independent/s' & will no longer be considered as a part of the group. No refund of fees will be given in case the person is expelled from trek for above 3 reasons. {Deviation: E.g.: Participant decides to go sightseeing on his own, decides to stay away from the group, decides to trek on route other than instructed by Leader, etc}
3. In the event of any Mishap, Leaders will not be responsible.
4. Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety & baggage.
5. Avoid wearing Gold or other ornaments.
6. Do not tease, argue, ask stupid questions, play prank on any villager, specially women, at the place of trek. If you do so and get beaten-up by the villagers we will not interfere nor take responsibility for it. If any one deviates and gets lost we will not be responsible. Please remember trekking is not a picnic, its an adventure, hence do not take instructions casually, defying them may prove harmful.

Registrations are only through phone calls (Scraps, reply to this thread won’t be considered as confirmation)

If call not attended, then please send us a message or whatsapp "Kalsubai Trek Enquiry”. We will revert back once we are free.
Please call for more details & booking regarding the event.

Nilesh salvi :-+919029732976
Abhijit Tawde :- +919664088871
Ameya Lambhate :- +919892288225

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