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WSR Trek to Harishchandragad Via Nalichi Vaat on 19th & 20th March 2016

 

Short info:

Trek: Harishchandra Gad via Nalichi Vaat.

Date: 20th feb 2015 night to 21st feb 2016 evening

Region: Malshej.

Height: 4500 ft. (approx.)

Grade: Medium.

Base Village: Savrne - Bel Pada Village.

Cost: Rs 1600/- per head.

Event Lead: Mahadeo / Ankita Shinde

 

 

About:

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.

Taramati: Also known as Taramanchi. This is the top most point on the fort. It is the second highest peak in Maharashtra after kalsubai. Leopards are seen in the forests beyond this peak. From here we can have a glimpse of the whole range of Naneghat and the forts near Murbad and Napta twin peaks,Ghodishep (865 meters),Ajoba (1375 meters),Kulang fort (1471 meters)in the north near the Kasara region.

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.

 

Trek Schedule:

Meeting Point:

Friday, 18th March 2016: 

Kalyan ST Depo 9.50 pm.

10.00 pm: will catch the bus for Tokavade.

Saturday, 19th March 2016:

12.10 am: From tokavade will go by local transport to belpada.

01.10 am: @ Rest at belpada.

05.00 am: Wake up call.

05.30 am: Breakfast and intro round.

06.30 am: Will start for the trek.

01.00 pm: Lunch

03.00 pm: @kokan Kada & Explore suppbb views.

05.30 pm: At Harishchandra Gad Caves.

06.30 pm: garam garam Eve refreshment.

08.30 pm: Diner.

10.00 pm: Good night.

Sunday, 20th March 2016:

05.30 am: Good Morning Rangers.

06.00 am: Move towards 2nd highest pick of Maharashtra Taramati.

09.00 am: Visit kedareshwar Temple.

09.30 am: Will start descending towards Khireshwar.

01.00 pm: Will have Lunch at Aishwarya Hotel.

02.00 pm: At Khubi Phata to catch ST for Kalyan.

05.00 pm: Will reach to Kalyan.

 

Cost:

Rs. 1600/- Per Person

Rs. 1550/- Per Person ( WSR Members)

 

Includes:

Travelling from Kalyan to kalyan by local vehicles like ST/Jeep,

2 breakfasts, 1 lunch-Sun & 1 dinner-Sat.

 

 

Excludes:

Insurance and any other things which is not mention above.

 

Payment Details:

Transfer 1000/- for comfirming your seat

Account Name: Mahadeo J Gadade

Bank : Axis Bank

Account Type : Saving.

Account No : 913010025541263

IFSC Code: UTIB0000037 

Branch : Pune Branch

 

For more Details Call / Whatsapp:

Mahadeo - 9370080086 (Call/whats up/SMS)

Ankita Shinde - 9930980919

email id - wanderingsoulriders@gmail.com

website - www.wanderingsoulriders.jimdo.com

 

Please read our "Rules and Regulation" before joining for any events.

 

After transferring amount please send Details like Name, event name, transaction id, amount. (if we cancel trek then total money you will get refund)

 

Things to carry:

Lunch for Saturday ( Must )

A bottle of water (Atleast 4 Ltrs), (A Must)

Sleeping Bags / Mat, Bedding (A Must)

Torch with spare batteries (A must)

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.

Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)

Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,

A haversack to put in all the things to be carried

 

Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.

 

Important Points to keep in mind:

1 The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

2 Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.

3 Please do not wear any jewelry.

4 Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.

5 Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the any events. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the event. NO REFUND will be provided.

 

Medical Disclaimer: 

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.

 

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