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A beautiful and thriling route to the dev bhimashankar via gaydara parellel col. We started from base village narivali to reach siddhgad top. Here we can see few remnants of the fort that was battled over between British and Maratha army, a Lord Shiva Temple, few broken cannons, few water cisterns etc.  From top of Siddhagad, one can see Karnala, Manikgad, Kothaligad, Bhimashankar, Gorakhgad & Machindragad. This place is also known in Indian Freedom movement as two freedom fighters (Bhai Kotwal & Hiraji Patil) were shot dead at this place by British on 2nd Jan 1943.

Bhimashankar is one of the 12 Jyotirlings of India, a pilgrimage place approximately 3500 feet high up in the hills. The area around Bhimashankar is covered with thick dense jungle. The Maharashtra Government has also declared it a Wildlife Sanctuary.The sanctuary is small (only about 100 sq. km’s), but it is home to a wide variety of animals Leopard, Sambar, Barking deer, Porcupines, Grey Junglefowls, Wild pig, Hanuman langur, Rhesus macaque and Flying Squirrel etc. The sanctuary is famous as the home of a highly endangered subspecies of the Indian Giant Squirrel – Shekharu (Ratufaindicaelphistoni), which is also the state animal of Maharashtra.

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Grade: Medium

Duration: 2 day

Trek Fees: 1260/- Rs

Includes: 2 meals, 2 breakfast, Evening snack, Transportation from Kondhwal-Bhimashankar and jamrung to karjat, Trek Guide and Expertise, Safety measures, first aid kit

For registration Contact:  9320309636 / 9920101332

www.ayudhadventures.com

trip@ayudhadventures.com   

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Trek Itinerary:-

25th Nov 2016:

Please report to kalyan S.T. Depot at 2300 hours to take a bus to murbad.

26th Nov 2016:

From murbard we will be taking connecting bus 0030 hours to base village. Please don't be late.

Reach base at around 1:45 AM. Rest till morning in a temple.

Wake up call @0500 hours. Start trek to siddhagad @0645 hours

Reach siddhagadwadi at 0900 hours. sightseeing, Visit balekilla.

Move to gaydara col 1100 hours. Reach Kondhwal village @1700 hours. Dinner, rest.

27th Nov 2016:

Early morning 0600 hours jeep to bhimashankar. Breakfast near S. T. Depot.

Trek towards vajantri ghat shidi. Reach jamrung @1600 hours.

Refresh in village. Tea snacks. Depart to karjat. 

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Things to carry:-

1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried, do not carry any luggage in hands

2. Bottle of water (2 Ltr), Lunch for a day

3. Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry

4. Bring Ample snacks to eat like, dates, cucumber, carrot, fruits etc.

     Avoid oily snacks. (Compulsory)

5. Torch with extra batteries (Compulsory)

6. Personal medicines, if any

7. Please carry Glocon-D, Electral to keep your body hydrated with salts (compulsory)

8. A good condition trekking shoes 

9. a good Raincoat or a Poncho (avoid carrying an umbrella)

10. Extra pair of clothes, please wear full sleeve shirt/T-shirt/track pant

11. Empty Tiffin Box for Pack lunch (compulsory)

12. News Paper sheets 2/3

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Name: AYUDH ADVENTURES

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