Trek To Sahyadri - [31st May To 4th June 2008]
Place : Kalsubai - Harishchandragad - Bhandardara -
Lonavla - Khandala
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About Kalsubai :
with the height of 1646m is famous as one of the highest peaks in Maharashtra.
Kalsubai lies in the Sahyadri mountain range and being the highest peak, it
commands a beautiful view. There is a symbolic temple at the top. The sanctuary
area spreads from Kalasubai to Harischandragad in Akole Tehsil of Ahmadnagar
district. The area is part of Sahyadri hill ranges. The Kalsubai sanctuary is
challenge to trekkers as it is most rugged, hilly area and difficult to get
Harishchandragad is one of the ancient
forts in Western ghats and situated at the top of Malshej Ghat and it has played
a major role in guarding the surrounding region. 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
dense forest, lies one of the most splendid lakes of the country, Arthur Lake.
It is formed by the waters of the Pravara River. Bhandardara is well known for
the Wilson Dam which was built in 1910 on the Pravara River and is almost 492 ft
above sea level. The Umbrella Falls are also in the vicinity. Besides being a
scenic spot and offering some breathtaking views this water body is also used
for hydro-electric power generation.
The backwaters of the Wilson Dam reflect the gorgeous image of Mount Kalsubai,
the highest peak (5,400 ft) of the Sahyadri ranges in Maharashtra.
About Lonavla :
Lonavala, a tiny hill town of Maharashtra, is also known as the jewel of the
Sahyadri Mountains. This hill station is also a popular health resort. It is
situated at a height of 625 metres above sea level.
About Khandala (Optional) :
neighbors Lonavala. Khandala is one of the most prominent hill stations in the
state of Maharashtra and is the pride of the Sahyadri mountains. It is blessed
with unlimited natural beauty. The town has a panoramic view of its lush green
hilly surroundings. The town is ideal for leisurely walks and has a number of
trekking trails around it.
Route: Bangalore - Mumbai -
- Bhandardara - Kalsubai -
Harishchandragad - Lonavla / Khandala(Opt)
Moderate to Difficult
Kalsubai - 10-12 Kms approx. (Both way)
8-10 Kms approx. (Both way)
| 31st May
||06:30 AM Assemble at
Flight to Bombay
11:00 AM Reach Mumbai
12:00 PM Start Mumbai
Local Train (1st Adventure) Journey to
03:00PM Igatpuri To
Bhandardara Bus Journey
| 1st June 2008
Start to Kalsubai
06:00 AM Reach
Kalsubai ,Breakfast on the way
07:00 AM Start the trek
AM Reach the peak &
explore the place
PM Reach the
base camp and Visit Umbrella water fall (Bhandardara)
| 2nd June 2008
05:30 AM Breakfast
and start Journey to Harishchandragad
07:00 AM Start the trek to
06:00 PM Reach the base
Start Journey to Lonavla
Reach the base camp
06:30 AM Visit to
Lonavla and Khandala(opt)
Start Journey to Bangalore (UDYAN EXPRESS)
| 4th June 2008
Reach BANGALORE CY JN
Participation Fees: Rs.
Above charges includes:
Transports (Flight Bangalore
to Bombay,Railway,Bus etc.), Accommodation in Hotel,Food,Guide, Forest Charges, First aid
Above charges does not includes:
Food on the way
Please deposit Cheque/Cash to transfer online to follow Bank Account or
Swipe your Credit Card at below address before registering for this event:
Please mail your transaction details to
[email protected] for final
||Bangalore Mountaineering Club
Bank Account Number
||Gokulam, #1310, 6th Cross, 10th main,
HAL 3rd Stage ext, Bangalore - 560008.
Things to carry:
Energy food (ie. Chocolates, Flavored Curd, Fruits etc)
Energy Drink (ie. Flavored milk, Fruit juice etc)
Cap, sun glasses, rain coat, water bottle,
Shoes: With minimum
grips/studs. preferably canvas or soft sole shoes if not rock climbing shoes.
Terms and Conditions:
1. Registration on First come First serve basis.
2. No Cancellation will be accepted. (No refund)
3. Need Advance payment for confirmation of registration. No on the spot
payment will be accepted.
4. Consumption of alcohol is STRICTLY not allowed.
5. We are providing basic facilities, please do not expect luxury.
6. No facility of rest rooms on Trekking Places , one can use natural
7. We will try our best to make it safe for all age group people, we expect
people not to try extra adventure.
For any clarifications call
: 9740091262 /
or email us at
9. Last Date of registration is
set to 10th May 2008.
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