we at Trek Mates, have arranged a trek to Ankai-Tankai on 11th July 2009(Saturday), (starting on 10th Night-Friday).
Little Info about the fort
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 2500 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy- Easy
Base Village: Ankai near Manmad
Ankai and Tankai forts (900 ft tall and situated at a height of 961 m – 3125 ft above sea level) of Satpuda/Chandwad range are situated about 8 km south of Manmad. It has ancient caves, a lake and a Temple of Agastya Muni, who has the honour of being the first Aryan to cross the Vindhya Mountains. These were said to be strong forts of that time and command a view of Khandesh and Godavari Valley.
The itinerary for the Trek is as given below:
Meeting Point CST Station on 10th July at 9.45pm
Take Amravati Express.
Reach Manmad by 3.15am.
Reach Ankai – Base village by 4.15am.
Rest till morning.
Get up early moring, Breakfast and start the trek by 7.30am
Reach The top of Ankai fort in an hour approx.
Explore the fort and descend to reach base Of Tankai fort.
We will be reaching top of Tankai fort in 40 Minutes.
Spend some time in fort Exploration and have lunch.
Afterlunch descend the fort and reach Manmad Station.
From Manmad there are plenty of train options for Mumbai.
Late to late we will be back in Mumbai by 10.30 Pm.
Things To Be carried:
Identity proof (must)
Lunch For Saturday,
A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs),
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
2-3 bunch of papers
Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes
TORCH with extra batteries (compulsory).
Medicines those if u require usually (Optional)
A good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking.
Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Its Raining heavy these days, so pack yr bags accordingly to save them from getting wet. Double pack your valuables in plastic bags.
The Cost Of The Trek is Rs 270/- per head.
Transportation from Manmad to Fort and Back till Manmad.
Breakfast, evening refreshment
Note : People are requested to take their own return ticket till Manmad.
Trek Leader : Prasad Tandale.
Interested people may contact us on the nos. given below for registration or further details:
Nilesh Patil: 9967436211
Priti Patel : 9869524260
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