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Event Tag: Trikon #292
Event Name: Night Trek to Irshalgad
Event Date: Sunday, 19th Feb 2017
Event Cost: Rs. 650/- per pax
Total Seats: 35
Location: Karjat
Base Village: Chowk-Irshalwadi
Height: 3700 ft
Grade: Moderate
Approximate Duration: 2-3 hrs of Ascend

Description
Famous for its easily identifiable pinnacle, Irshalgad is the sister fort of Prabalgad located near Panvel, along with other well-known forts that came under Shivaji’s reign. Once you reach the top, Irshalgad trek is a great way of enjoying the view of entire cluster of these forts. A night trek near Mumbai is how you can spend a memorable weekend with friends. It is also accessible for people looking for trekking near Pune because of its convenient location.

Major Attractions
-Enjoy the thrill of a night trek
-Take in the panoramic view of Sahyadris at crack of dawn
-View of Prabalgad, Matheran, Manikgad, Karnala, Morbe dam from top
-Find old rock-cut cisterns and a natural hole Nedhe on top
-Indulge in local cuisine 

About Irshalgad
Visible from the Mumbai-Pune old highway, the pinnacle of Irshalgad has attracted all sorts of trekkers all these years. The villagers near the fort offer warn hospitality and guidance to whoever wishes to explore the historic place. While the fort is not as huge as its fellow structures on neighboring hills, it does add significance in terms of height. The climb to Irshalgad is a moderate one, although it promises magnificent view from the top.

Detailed Itinerary

18th Feb Saturday Night
11:30 pm Board the CST - Karjat Fast Local

Time Table
11:30 pm: CST
11:38 pm: Byculla
11:48 pm: Dadar
11:39 pm: Kurla
12:05 am: Ghatkopar
12:22 am: Mulund
12:26 am: Thane
12:48 am: Dombivali
12:57 am: Kalyan
01:50 am: Karjat

19th Feb Sunday
01:50am Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Karjat Station 
02:30 am Reach base village and start introduction round
03:00 am Start trek till Machi (plateau)
04:00 am Reach Machi and take rest
07:00 am Freshen up and have breakfast
07:30 am Start trek to Irshalgad
09:30 am Reach the top and explore
11:00 am Start descending to Machi
01:00 pm Reach Machi and enjoy lunch
02:00 pm Start descending to base village
04:00 pm Reach base village and catch local transport to Karjat
04:30 pm Reach Karjat station and catch local train 
06:30 pm Reach Mumbai

Inclusions
➔ Local Transport traveling from Karjat to Karjat
➔ Food: Breakfast & Lunch
➔ Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges

Exclusions
➔ Train Travelling
➔ Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
➔ Anything other than above mentioned inclusion

Things to Carry
➔ Identity card
➔ 2 ltrs water
➔ Camera (Optional)
➔ Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder
➔ Snacks & Biscuits
➔ Extra Pair of Clothes
➔ Clean napkin or small towel
➔ Sunscreen
➔ Torch
➔ Mosquito repellant
➔ Cap, sunglasses, scarf
➔ Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags)
➔ Please carry medicines if you need any
➔ Hand Sanitizer

Winter Is Here!
★ Please wear/carry full sleeves t-shirts or jacket
★ Thermal innerwear helps shield against cold
★ Scarf or mufflers or ear muffs can be of use in windy areas
★ Balaclava, woolen caps always prove useful
★ Woolen gloves and socks will help keep hands, feet warm
★ Moisturizer, sunscreen and lip balm will help prevent sunburn

IMPORTANT:
★ Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
★ Please take return ticket till Karjat
★ Board the second compartment from Karjat side
★ Missing the train means missing the trek, no refunds would be entertained by Travel Trikon

Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.

Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.

Net Banking Details:

Bank Name: ICICI Bank
Account ID: 698505600192
Account Type: Current Account
Account name: TRAVEL TRIKON
Branch: MUMBAI - RAGHUVANSHI MILL,BAPAT MARG, LOWER PAREL (W) MUMBAI-400013
IFSC Code : ICIC0006985

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