Green Carpet trek to harishachandragad 27- 28 June 09

Hi friends

I am glad to tell you that we "Green Carpet " has organized two day trek to harishachandra gad ( 2nd Heaven) on 27- 28 June 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 10.30 pm

we ll put train time table within 2 to 3 days to reach kalyan upto 10.30 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 & rain permits we ll visit taramati peak & get down to khireshwar.

Things to carry are :

1. Lunch for 27th June
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 are 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 like to go in big numbers(big groups) so there will be limitation on no. of participants
Maximum group size : 25
We are 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, soup / masala milk,Papad, Pickle etc.)
Morning breakfast ( Maggie/poha )
Lunch on 28th June
Last date for registrations : 25th June.
As we have to carry a ration so Rs.300 will be collected as advance at the time of registrations.
Anyone can deposit same amt on following details or by personal meetings:
Name: Mangesh Ashok Halbe
ICICI bank a/c no : 026801526664
Vartak nagar branch, Thane(w)
Name: Pranjal Wagh
HDFC a/c no : 00121000080837
Branch : Prabhadevi

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