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Hello Vibers,
We are glad to invite you for thrilling trek to Harishchandragad and descend via Nalichi Vaat on 14 and 15th February 2015.
Harishchandragad-The fort is quite ancient. Remnants of Microlithic man have been discovered here. The various Puranas (ancient scriptures) like Matsyapurana, Agnipurana and Skandapurana include many references about Harishchandragad. Its origin is said to have been in 6th century, during the rule of Kalchuri dynasty. The citadel was built during this era. The various caves probably have been carved out in the 11th century. In these caves are idols of Lord Vishnu. Though the cliffs are named Taramati and Rohidas, they are not related to Ayodhya. Great sage Changdev (one who created the epic “Tatvasaar”), used to meditate here in 14th century. The caves are from the same period. The various constructions on the fort and those existing the surrounding region point to the existence of diverse cultures here. The carvings on the temples of Nageshwar (in Khireshwar village), in the Harishchandreshwar temple and in the cave of Kedareshwar indicate that the fort belongs to the medieval period, since it is related to Shaiva, Shakta or Naath. Later the fort was under the control of Moguls. The Marathas captured it in 1747.
Type : Hill Fort
Height : 4500 ft approx
Region : Malshej Ghat
Grade: Difficult
The itinerary for the Event is as given below:
14th February 2015,

Catch fast train to Kasara from CST leaving @ 7.05am
Train Timings are as follows:
CST-7.05am
BYCULLA-7.12am
DADAR-7.18am
KURLA-7.26am
GHATKOPAR-7.30am
THANE-7.45am
KALYAN-8.05am
Kasara-9.20am

 Meeting point : kasara Station @ 9.30am

10.00 am : Start towards Pachnai
12.00 pm : Reach Pachnai and Lunch
01.00 pm : Start the trek
03.00 pm : Reach th top,rest and Visit Kokankada
08.00 pm: Dinner and stay in Caves
15th February 2015

07.00 am : Good Morning
07.30 am : Breakfast
08.30 am : Start descending Nalichi vaat
02.00 pm : Reach Belpada and Lunch
03.30 pm : Start return Journey
08.00 pm : Reach Kalyan

The cost for the trek is  Rs. 1600/-

Includes 
Transportation from Kasara  to Pachnai and Belpada to Kalyan
  Dinner and lunch & Refreshment..,expertise.

Payment details:
Name of Current Acc Holder        :  VIBES OUTDOORS
Bank name                                     :  ICICI
Bank account number                  :  187905500086
Bank branch name and address :  Kalyan Shivaji Chowk Branch 
IFSC code for bank                       :  ICIC0001879

Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry:
1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has hands free while trekking.
2. A bottle of water (1.5 ltr).
3. Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry.
4. Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits (optional).
5. Personal medicines & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution, mosquito’s cream.
6. A good trekking shoes.
7.Personal Medical Kit, Medicine those if you require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes, Sleeping Bag/Carry Mat  

Contact : 
Tushar 9890672593

Ashwin 9867250271
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All our treks are Eco-friendly treks; kindly take care of nature around us. Smoking and Drinking alcohol during trek is strictly prohibited if anyone found doing that will be expelled from trek without refund.

• Vibes Outdoors is not liable in any way whatsoever for any injury or loss (including any indirect or consequential loss) of any kind to person or property suffered by any participant whether by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, of Vibes Outdoors in connection with the Vibes Outdoors, including injury or loss incurred whilst participating in any activity of the Vibes Outdoors or in any activity in which participants are invited to participate.

Regards,
Team Vibes Outdoors
 
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