Green Carpet trek to harishachandragad 14th - 15th March 2009

Hi friends

I am glad to tell you that we "Green Carpet " has organized two day trek to harishachandra gad on 14th - 15th March 09.

Most of us either heard or visited Harishchandragad.The most prominent, fabulous,significant from all point of views. As guard of Malshej Ghat , this fort has played very vital role. This fort is very much ancient.

Grade : Medium
Height: 4600 fts(MSL)
Base Village: Khireshwar

Meeting Point : Kalyan railway station ( Platform No. 1 indicator) at 10.45 pm

one can take help of the following time table:

This is slow train for badlapur

Mumbai_CST : 9:10pm
Byculla 9:18pm
Dadar 9:28pm
Sion 9:35pm
Kurla 9:38 pm
Ghatkopar 9:45 pm
Bhandup 9:55pm
Mulund 10 :02pm
Thane 10:07pm
Dombivli 10:29pm
Kalyan 10: 38 pm

we'll meet at Kalyan Station on friday – PF No 1 –10.45 pm.
& then get an ST from kalyan to Khubi phata by 11.00 pm bus.- reach Khubi Phata by 2.30 am & walk to Khireshwar (around 6 km) till 4.00 am.
We'll rest here till 6 in the morn, have breakfast, & start our trek by 7-30 am.
It takes around 4-5 hrs to reach the top.
So we will reach the top by 1.00 & rest in d caves after lunch.
Visit Kokan Kada in evening to watch sunset.
Have dinner, some camp-fire, songs, etc & go to sleep in the caves.

On sunday morning, if time permits we ll visit taramati peak & get down to khireshwar.

Things to carry are :

1. Lunch for 14th March
2. Water bottle (Min 2 ltrs).(compulsory)
3. Plate, Spoon , glass (compulsory)
4. Sleeping bag or sleeping mat.
5. Torch (compulsory) with extra batteries plz carry the extra batteries.
6. Knife / Pen Knife (compulsory)
7. Personal medicines & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution.
8. Additional pair of clothes.
9. sweater shawl all r required
10. Electral / Enerzyl powder & some sncks & biscuites (optional)
11. Matchbox, candles, Old Newspapers(compulsory)

Interested Candidates can call us on:
Mangesh Halbe: 9920246746 (Dombivli)
Pranjal Wagh: 9819586940 (Dadar)

we are slightly unlike the other groups we really dont lyk to go in many no.s so there will be limitation on no. of participants
Maximum group size : 20
We r eagerly waiting for ur active participation
Tentative expenditure for this trek is Rs. 500/-
which includes
Travelling from kalyan to khubi phata by S.T. bus
Tea / Breakfast on 14th March
Dinner ( Pulav, Papad, Pickle etc.)
Morning brkfast ( Maggie/poha )
Lunch on 15th March
Travelling upto kalyan by public/ private transport( private transportation depends on no of persons( cost may increase by 50 to 60 rs))
Last date for registrations : 12th March.
As we have to carry a ration so Rs.300 will be collected as advance at the time of registrations.
Some rules:
Liquor is strictly prohibited. Any boy / girl found consuming liquor he /she will be expelled from trek then & there itself. No refund will be provided.
If anyone wants to smoke the he/ she should take group leaders permission & smoke outside the group so others wont get disturbed.
Note: None of the leaders will be held responsible for any kind of accident.
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Mangesh Halbe
Founder Green Carpet