TrekDi Trek to Madhu Makarandgad 18-19 April 2009

Introduction:

Makrandgad is situated near the famous hill station of Mahabaleshwar. It is a fort surrounded by thick evergreen forest.
The forest is rich in biodiversity. One can see many types of birds, reptiles, mammals, insects, butterflies, etc. throughout the trek. Also this forest is home to many types of rare flora and fauna including many types of orchids and ferns.
The summit gives breath taking view of the Koyna wildlife sanctuary and the plateau of Mahabaleshwar. This trek is a grand treat for all nature lovers.
Dates: 18th & 19th April 09
Duration: 1 Night 1 Day Makarandgad from Ghonaspur
Difficulty Level: 2
Endurance Level: 3
Fees: 690/-(inclusive of service tax)
Food arrangement: Breakfast, lunch, snacks will be provided by Trek’Di
Transport arrangement: Private Bus
What is included in fees:
>Food during the trek
>Traveling by private bus Jungle on the wayincluding toll and Mahabaleshwar entry charges,
>Pollution Tax
>Printed material, Expertise, Safety Equipments.
What is not included in fees:
>Cold drink, beverages, dinner on day 1 and 2
Check This link for Photographs from Last trek:Madhu peak as seen from Makarandgad
http://picasaweb.google.com/pinakin.karve/MadhuMakarandgadTrek56April08
Schedule of Trek:
Meeting Time and Place: – 10.00 pm sharp at Fergusson College main gate
Day 1 Departure at 10.30pm
Day 2
> Reach Hatlot Village by 3am
> Halt in Hatlot Village till day break
> Wake up call at 6 am
> Fresh’n’up and have tea and breakfast
> Start Climbing the fort at 8 am madhu makarandgad from hatlot village
> It will take about 3 Hrs to reach Ghonaspur temple
> Another hour to reach top and back to Ghonaspur temple
> Lunch in Ghonaspur and start descending by 2.30pm
> Back to base by 4pm and departure at 4.30pm
> Back to Pune by 8pm
For queries and registrations:
http://trekdi.com/register-for-outings/view-57.html
log on www.trekdi.com
or Call Trek’Di Office on 25454205
or Pinakin on 9822444963 / Shridhar 9822013152 

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