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Get ready for VRangers monsoon Night trek to Harishchandra via Khireshwar tolar khind route we would like to invite you to visit second heaven on the earth monsoon special two day trek…

Short Info:

Trek: Harishchandra Gad Via Khireshwar

Date: 24th Ngt -25th – 26th June 2016.

Region: Malshej

Grade: Medium.

Fort Height: 4500 ft.

Cost:

Trek Cost: 1250/- Per Person

Registered member Cost: 1200/- Per Person.

 

Cost Included:

Includes Travelling from Kalyan to Kalyan via public transport like Jeep / ST

2 Breakfasts, 1 dinner (VEG)-Sat, 2 lunch Sat-Sun & expertise charges etc…..

Cost does Not Includes: Insurance, medical Coverage or anything other than mentioned above.

History:

Harishchandragad: The fort is quite ancient, considered to be from the medieval period.The various Puranas (ancient scriptures) like Matsyapurana, Agnipurana and Skandapurana include many references about Harishchandragad. The Great sage Changdev (creator of the epic Tatvasaar) used to meditate on Taramati /Rohidas in 14th century. The caves are also from the same period. Harishchandra gad was captured by the Marathas in 1747 from the Moguls.

Konkan Kada (Konkan cliff): The most fascinating spot on this fort is this cliff, which has always fascinated many people from many years. The cliff faces west and looks down upon the Konkan with a breathtaking view of the surrounding region and sunset. This cliff is not just vertical; it is an overhang, almost like a cobra's hood. One amazing phenomenon that can be observed at this place is the vertical cloud burst, in which the clouds nearing the cliff get sucked into the pit fall area below are thrown vertically into the sky reaching more than 50 feet (15 m).

Kedareshwar: The cave of Kedareshwar has a big Shivlinga, which is totally surrounded by water. It is quite difficult to reach the Shivlinga because the water is ice-cold. There are sculptures carved out here. Local legend holds that when the forth piller breaks, the world will come to an end.

24th Jun 2016:

Get in the train from your respective stations & meet in kalyan(W) ST Bus depo near inquiry counter (just outside the railway station) sharp by 9.50pm.

10.00 pm: will catch the bus for khireshwar – Khubi phata.

12.30 am: Will get down at Khireshwar.

25th Jun 2016:

01.30 am: At khireshwar Village with an intro will keep moving in ngt itself.

04.50 am: with some breaks will reach near sunrise point of HCG.

07.30 am: Will reach to caves and move towards Kedarling.

08.00 am: Explore surrounding.

09.30 pm: B/F & Tea and rest till lunch.

01.30 pm: Have Lunch and get ready to visit Kokan kada.

06.00 pm: Return to cave.

08.30 pm: With Dinner Good night All.

26th Jun 2016:

06.30 am: Good Morning Rangers.

08.30 am: with Breakfast & will move towards khireshwar.

12.30 pm: Will have Lunch and proceed towards kalyan.

04.30 pm: Back to Kalyan.

 

Check List:

 

Rains showers are expected, so pack your bags accordingly.

Compulsory items:

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, approx 4 ltr water, Plate, Bowl, Spoon, Bedding like shawl & mat Or Sleeping bag. Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, if you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid, carry some extra cloths.

Non-compulsory items but helpful:

Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry  mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution. (It’s totally self responsibility to take care of things.)

If you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid.

It’s totally self responsibility to take care of your things.

For Reg. & more details, contact our "Rangers”,

Dipendra 99674 35673.

Kalpesh 9867 12341.

 

Registration will be done by phone call only, so if call not received then please sms your name & mail.

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