TrekGuru : Thrilling One Day Monsoon Trek to Naneghat
Type : Hill Fort
Event Grade : Easy
Endurance Level : Medium
Height of fort : 2750 feet approx.
Base Village : Vaishakhare
Location : Malshej
Time required : 2.5 hours of normal hike
Total distance : 8 kms apx
Duration : 1 Day(Leaving in the Morning arrival in evening)
Cost : Rs.900/-
Inclusions: : Transport(Kalyan 2 Kalyan), Unlimited Buffet Breakfast
Contact : Mohaneesh 8976972127 OR 7977935336
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Meeting Point : Deepak Hotel besides Kalyan Station West.
About Naneghat
Naneghat trek is one of the best Monsoon treks. Naneghat speaks very old history which is hardly clearly known to commons. This ignored pass once served a vital trade route between Kalyan and Junnar.
Naneghat trek is simple and enjoyable. Way is clearly marked and passes through dense teakwood forests. Climbing from the forest you reach to the base of ‘Nanacha Angatha’ (नानाचा अंगठा) which is pinnacle of Naneghat plateau.
From this base, a 2 meter wide pass connects to the actual plateau. This pass called as ‘Naneghatachi NaLi’ (नाणेघाटाची नळी) has been carved and cut in stones by emperors of that time. This 60 meter long pass takes you to the Naneghat plateau.
What To See???
Trade Route (कल्याण जुन्नर व्यापारी मार्ग) – Naneghat was built around 2000 years ago to serve as the shortest path between Kalyan and Junnar. While Junnar served as capital of many dynasties like Chalukya, Saatvaahan, Shilahar etc., Kalyan continued to remain an international trade center. These kings built some forts around Naneghat to keep watch on the trade route.
Guarding Naneghat – Naneghat is guarded by four forts – Jivdhan, Hadsar, Chawand and Shivneri. Jivdhan fort lies right beside the Naneghat plateau. Shivneri lies at the back of Junnar city.
JIvdhan fort and Khada Paarshi Pinnacle
(किल्ले जीवधन आणि खडा पारशी सुळका) – Jivdhan is considered to be one of the tough forts to climb and the steep niddle shaped ‘Khada Paarshi Pinnacle’ beside it is one of the peak attractions of rock climbers. This fort is most importantly situated to guard Naneghat plateau.
Naneghat Caves (नाणेघाट गुहा) – After Saatvaahan kings conquered and started ruling this area, they renovated the forts and the pass and carved some caves for the stay of traders. The largest cave of Naneghat bears stone carvings and some Sanskrit writings in brahmi and devnaagri script. Sculptures of first Saatvaahan king – Shalivaahan have also been carved in the cave. This Shalivaahan started the famous Marathi calendar 1950 years ago called as Shalivaahan Shak, which is still widely used. The scripts also mention some yagnya and donations performed by Saatvaahan queen.
Water cisterns – In and around the caves at the base ofNanacha Angatha, there are many water tanks that bear water even in summer. They were created to facilitate the traders for their stay in the caves.
Naneghatachi Nali (नाणेघाटाची नळी) – This 60 meter long and 2 to 4 meter wide pass has been manually cut through rocks when there were no advanced cutting tools. The pass and the whole route was built with stone in such a way that bullock carts and horse carts could climb and pass through easily.
Naneghat plateau (नाणेघाट पठार) – After you cross the Nali, you reach a huge plateau on the top. This Naneghat Pathar is really huge and exceptionally plain giving a good view of the tough fort Jivdhan. ‘Nanacha Angatha, which is peak of Naneghat can be reached easily from here.
Nanacha Angatha (नानाचा अंगठा) – This peak of naneghat is thumb shaped, hence the name. This gives a good view of the valley, fort Jivdhan, fort Harishchandragad and Naneghat Plateau. You can not resist clicking snaps for half an hour from here.
Stone Pot (दगडी रांजण) – The famous stone pot called as ‘Raanjan (रांजण) of Naneghat’ which is 4 feet in height and 3 feet in diameter, was used to collect toll from the traders. The Raanjan used to contain the coins of that age called as ‘KaarshapaN’ (कार्षापण). In front of the stone pot lies a Ganesh idol in a small temple.
7:30 AM : Deepak Hotel (near to the Station, come from the walkover bridge at the Kasara/Khopoli end, which will connect to a Skywalk and get down from the Flyover you will find Deepak Hotel in the West),73.1298073,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x3be795d261090b31:0xdee03f4684bdc502!8m2!3d19.237041!4d73.131996?hl=en
7:45 AM : Will leave to base village vaishakhare by Jeep or Private Transport
8:30 AM : Breakfast and introduction :
9:00 AM : Ascending Towards Naneghat, through the route of Waterfalls
11:30 AM : On top of naneghat & exploration
12:30 PM : Have Fun and Lunch. Explore the Top, the fierce wind.
2:00 PM : Start descending
4:30 PM : Reach Base village and Board on our Private Vehicle
6:00 PM : Reach Kalyan Station and disperse with Happy and unforgettable memories.
Includes :
Transportation: Kalyan Station to Base Village and Back to Kalyan Station
Your Choice Buffet Breakfast including Tea, Coffee/ Lunch
Evening Tea
TrekGuru Guide and Expertise and Administration charges
Mineral water.
Any kind of insurance
Anything other than above mentioned inclusions.
Train Tickets.
Payment :
Account Name : Mohaneesh Ujjene
Bank : HDFC Bank
Account Type : Saving.
Account No : 50100013211676
IFSC Code : HDFC0000194
Branch : Kalyan Branch
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Cancellation and Refund:
If done prior to 3 days of outing 50% will be refunded
After that no refund will be provided
Things to Carry :
2 liters of water (Must)
Torch with extra batteries (Optional Must for Night Treks and Camping)
Bedding / Sleeping Bag (For Night Treks and Camping)
Full Sleeves T-Shirts and Full Track Pants. (Optional for Waterfall and Easy Treks)
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks
Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes. (Optional, Compulsory for Waterfall Treks)
A plate, mug, and spoon (Optional)
Camera, Cap etc. (Optional)
Electrolyte packets as energy drinks (optional)
Carry eatable like fruits, Dry fruits, Energy Bars on during trek and to avoid dehydration.
Power bank and Night Lamp (Compulsory for Night or Range Treks optional for Day Treks)
A proper sack.
Good to have stick for support.
Carry 3-4 extra carry bags.
RULES: Precautions to be obeyed and Dont’s to be remembered
No smoking.
No plastic littering.
Wear full sleeves, full tracksuit to avoid mosquitoes.
No Jeans/Skin tight cloths.
Proper Footwear/Shoes are essential for trek.
Conserve and preserve our Heritage.
We reserves all right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without any prior notice.
No any adventure/out of itinerary behavior during trek.
Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
All the activities & programs carry an amount of risk of injury and you are aware that outdoor activities have an inherent risk of personal injury.
You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident/ Natural calamity can happen & you agree that organizer shall not be held responsible for the any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances (artificial or natural).
Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety, Jewellery, Cash and baggage.
It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking.
While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check up done.
If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper 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 seek their physician's advice before coming.
Monsoon Safety Measures
Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing
Wear shoes with good grips
Use repellents to keep bugs away
Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.
Do not stray away from your group during the trek
Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts
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