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Dear All,

Shikhar Vedh has arranged a much awaited Trekkers Paradise-Harishchandrgad Trek via Tolar Khind on coming Sunday 8th August 2010 …

Hope 2 cu on trek with me to NJoy again

Brief Introduction about Harishchandragad:

Height: 1412 meters (4510 feet)
Grade:Easy
Time: ~ 4 hrs from Khireshwar, Base Village
Location:Nagar region Harishchandragad: The fort is quite ancient, considered to be from the Medieval period. The Great sage Changdev (one who created the epic Tatvasaar), used to meditate on Taramati/Rohidas in 14th century. The caves are also from the same period. Harishchandragad was captured by the Marathas in 1747 from the Moguls.

Taramati: This is the topmost 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.
Konkan Kada: The most interesting point 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.

Kedareshwar: The cave of Kedareshwar has a big Shivlinga, which is totally surrounded by water.
Journey Details: Rendezous: On Telecon … Saturday 7th August 2010 … 23:00 hrs
23:15 Hrs : Departure from Dadar by Private Vehicle
03:15 Hrs: Tea – Break @ Khubi Phata
04:00 Hrs: @ Khireshwar 04:15 Hrs: Ascend 06:00 Hrs: @ Tolar Khind
07:00 Hrs: Tolar Khind ascend complete
08:45 Hrs: @ Harishchandrgad

Breakfast & explore area

10:00 Hrs: Move 2 Kokankada
10:45 Hrs: @ Kokankada

Njoy View from Konkankada
11:45: Move 2 Temple
12:30 Hrs: @ Ganesh cave

Lunch Time & Rest

14:00 Hrs: Descend
17:30 Hrs: @ Khireshwar base

Evening snacks & Tea
18:30 Hrs: Depart 2 Mumbai

We will reach to Mumbai 22:00 hrs (That’s Subjective)

Snap link of Harishchandragad … few bcoz of heavy rain

http://picasaweb.google.com/jagdishlove/Harishchandragad#

The Intial Estimated cost is about Rs. 500
tht includes travelling from Mumbai to Mumbai by private vehicle, Morning Tea & Evening refreshments For registration, Rs. 500/- as advance payment for vehicle charges is a must …
Deposit the amount on following account.

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W) Things To Carry:

Breakfast & Lunch For Sunday ( A Must) A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (A Must) 1 torch with spare batteries (A must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagdish Patil : 09869369836

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With Warm Wishes

Jagadish

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