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Shikhar Vedh HOLI Special Trek 2 Ratangad-Harishchandragad Circuit on 27-28 Feb-1 Mar 2010

Saturday, February 20th, 2010 | mumbaihikers | Uncategorized

Dear All,

Due 2 our Vasota-Nageshwar Dream trek is full , we @ Shikhar Vedh announce another one A HOLI Special Trek 2 Ratangad-Harishchandragad Circuit on 27-28 Feb-1 Mar 2010 …
Hope 2 NJoy with us …

Brief Introduction abt Ratangad/ Harishchandragad:

Height: 4255 feet/4510 feet

Endurance level:- High
Time: ~ 2 hrs from Ratanwadi / Abt 12 Hrs from Ratangad
Location: IgatPuri-Nagar region

Fascinating Spot:

@ Ratangad: Amruteshwar temple, Rani cha Huda, Nedhe, Trimbak Darwaja
@ Harishchandragad: Taramati, Konkan Kada, Kedareshwar, Saptatirtha

Journey Details:
Meeting point @ CST 22:30 hrs on Friday 26th February 2010
Saturday 27th February 2010

00:10 hrs: Departure from Mumbai by Mahanagari Express
03:10 hrs: @ Igatpuri

04:45 hrs: Catch bus 2 Shendi

06:20 hrs: @ Shendi

06:30 hrs: Ferry ride to Ratanwadi

07:30 hrs: @ Ratanwadi

Amruteshwar Temple visit

& Breakfast Time

08:15 hrs: Trek to Ratangad

10:15 hrs: Atop
Sight seeing for 2 hrs

12:15 hrs: Return 2 caves for our lunch
13:00 hrs: Descend for Katrabai route
17:30 hrs: @ Kumshet

Stay @ Kumshet
Dinner Preparation

Sunday 28th February 2010

Early morning B/f +T

07:00 Hrs: Start from Kumshet

09:30 Hrs: Pethyachi wadi

10:30 Hrs: @ Kaladgad atop

Kaladgad fort visit – Lunch time

13:00 Hrs: @ Pethyachi Wadi

15:00 Hrs: @ Pachnai

18:00 Hrs: @ Kokankada- Harishchandrgad

19:30 Hrs: Back 2 cave – Ganesh Guha


Good Night

Note: As Harishchandragad is nowdays a crowded place on weekends, we may not get a place to stay in cave as we will reaching late bcoz of longer route on saturday, in tht case we have to spend night in opening

Monday 1st March 2010

07:30 Hrs:@ Taramati

08:30 Hrs:Breakfast

09:00 Hrs:Descend

13:00 Hrs:@ Khireshwar

Lunch @ Hotel Aishwarya

14:30 Hrs: @ Khubi Phata

We will be in Mumbai 20:00 hrs (That’s Subjective)


Max 15 participants
Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
The estimated expenditure is about Rs. 800/- only
Includes Transportation charges frm Igatpuri to Kalyan, Ferry Charges, 4 meals and Refreshments
Things To Carry

Lunch For Saturday (Must)

Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (Must)

Torch with spare batteries (must)

Sleeping mat/Bedding (must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars

Some ready 2 eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuit

Extra Pair of clothes

Good trekking shoes

Personal basic medical kit


A haversack to put all these things

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Dipak Kumkar (Leader): 09920206292
Rajesh Kadrak (Co-leader): 08097920960

Jagdish Patil: 09869369836

With Warm Wishes



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