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MASK Group: Trek to Harishchandragad (via Khireshwar) on 11th and 12th February

Saturday, February 4th, 2012 | mumbaihikers | Uncategorized

NOTE: We leave on Friday i.e. 10th Night.
Reservations would be done in MSRTC Buses. So Please tell in Advance if you need the Reservations. Rest you can also join in at last moment(if you do not need reservation)

Difficulty: Moderate+
Endurance: Moderate+

Trek Cost: INR 500.
To be paid on or before Tuesday, 07/02/2012.
Account Details:
Mayank A. Sharma
ICICI Bank A/C: 002801503178
IFSC-Code: ICIC0000028
Branch: Bhayandar(West), Thane, Maharashtra

Cost includes:
Public transport for Kalyan-Khireshwar (Base)-Mumbai (with reservation)
2x Breakfast+Tea
Does not include anything not mentioned above.

Friday 10/02/2012
2100hrs: Report at Kalyan Rly. Stn.
Proceed by public transport to Khubi/Khireshwar
Saturday 11/02/2012
0100hrs: Arrive at Khubi
Proceed towards Khireshwar
0200hrs: Arrive at Khireshwar
Rest until daybreak.
0600hrs: Wake up call
Breakfast+T at Khireshwar
0700hrs: Start ascent for Harishchandragad
Time to ascend: approx 5 hours.
1200hrs: At Harishchandreshwar Temple (atop)
Lunch and rest atop
Explore the fort, cover points like Taramati peak, Kedareshwar etc.
Explore Konkan-kada in the evening
Retire for the night after dinner
Sunday 12/02/2012
0600hrs: Wake up call
Breakfast+T atop
0700hrs: Descend towards Khireshwar
Time to descend: approx 4 hours.
1100hrs: Arrive at Khireshwar
Proceed for Mumbai by public transport, lunch enroute.
2000hrs: Tentative arrival at Mumbai.

Things to carry:
Water 2L per person – potable water unavailable enroute
Dry snacks (should last 1 person for 1day)
Lunch for Saturday (preferred dry)
Good trekking shoes compulsory
Avoid jeans/restrictive clothing/shorts
Warm clothes for overnight stay
Spare set of clothes
Personal medications
Spare plastic bags
Flashlights with extra pair of batteries
Flip-flops/slippers optional
Camera optional
Sleeping gear (sleeping bag/bedsheets)
Insect repellent optional

Important: Travel Lite! Do not carry excess load.

Fort info:
Harishchandragad = Trekker’s paradise
Further info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harishchandragad

For any further details contact:
Mayank: 9819350700/9022440522
Allarakha: 8080440273
Kapil: 9920379849/9869711413

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