Swachhand Trek to Nakhind 25th Sept 2011

Hi Friends,
Swachhand have organized One Day TREK TO Nakhind  Dt. 25.09.2011 Sunday)

Duration         :        Dated  25th September, 2011 (One Day Trek)
Transportation:        Through local transport, by Train

Meeting point :        25th September, 2011 at Thane Station 07.00 a.m. (Platform no. 1 below indicator)  Or 
You can board the train at the station convenient to you and alight at Vangani  Station at 8.30 a.m.(Central Rly) near Ticket Window as below train timings.

06.47 am    Fast Train (Karjat)
06.55 am
07.03 am
07.11 am
07.16 am
07.26 am
07.30 am
07.43 am
07.51 am after kalyan halts at all stations
08.20 am

All are requested to please buy local Train Return Tickets (from your starting destination up to Vangani Station).

The Cost for the trek is Rs.170/-

including:  Tea,Breakfast,Snacks(Morning & Evening), Local Transport from vangani to Nakhind base and back
Not including : Anything not mentioned above,Personal orders of food & cold drinks

Last date of Registration 20th Sept,2011 ( Seats will be first come 1st basis )

 Little About The Trek

Grade: – MEDIUM                 Height: – 2311 feet 
Nakhind Hill is located in Raigad District and is north of Matheran. With a height of   704 Mtr High. This gentle hill is excellent for relaxed, easy walks and nature lovers. It’s a good trek in the monsoon or in the winter. It has a natural rock peak with a cavity in it at the top which is called Nedhe (natural hole in the hill) or ‘Nose hole; formed by natural erosion, it is big enough to accommodate a group of ten people and the view of the entire region from here is absolutely amazing. It is one of the second highest peak (2326 feet’s) in the karjat.
The itinerary for the trek is as given below:

Board the Karjat Train from our starting destination ………..Just Check that if u miss the train … u miss the trek è Reach Vangani Station at around 8.20am èBreakfast at Vangani and move forward to Nakhind  by Local TransportèReach by 09.30 am at Base village of Nakhind and start the trek. èupto 12.000 am  at the top èExploration and lunch upto 4.00pm è Descend down & Start our return journey to Mumbai ,We will be reaching Mumbai by 8.00 pm

What to Bring :
? Identity proof (must) ? Some ready-to-eat food ? Lunch for Sunday i.e. on 25.09.2011? A bottle of water (at least 2 litre) ? Extra Pair of clothes ? Raincoat or Windcheater ? Polythene bag for your garbage ? Medicine if you require usually ? Comfortable shoes, sandals ? A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one your hand is free while trekking ? Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments 
Please note: It’s Rainy season, so pack your bags accordingly in plastic bags

A Common info for every trek in the monsoon season
* Now it is monsoon season and there are various rock patches in this route, so please take care at every place

For any further information contact us

Ganesh Bhopalgade: 09619669104, Rushikesh Sakhare: – 09967686828,
Pravin Ghude : 9920404522,

For Dombivali and Kalyan onwards People, please contact to Mr. Sachin Shirawale: 09321507040    OR 

General Rules for the participants and members:-
v     Kindly carry Identity proof for the trek.
v     We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition, please Do
       Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR,
v     The leader’s decision will be final and all the members should abide by it.
v     Do not destroy or dirty the archeological, historical monuments.
v     Any kind of addiction is strictly prohibited, ex. drinking etc.
v     Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. If carried, then
       we Do Not take any liability for the same.
v     Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky.
       For all these events you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any
       accident or compensation in whatsoever manner.
v     Participant below 14 yrs of age will only be allowed for trek/activity with his/her
v     Imp Request: We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our
       fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside.  

We look forward to you active participation.

Thanks and Regards,
Team Swachhand

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