Harishchandragad - Nali chi Vaat Trek

One of the most adventurous treks in Maharashtra

Trekking, Rock Climbing, Backpacking, Exploring Konkan Kada and Ancient Temple Complex, Wild Chefs and lot more..

Category: Tough

Dates: 

December 19th Night to Dec 21st Evening





Pictures of Nature Knights first trek to Nali Chi Vaat - 

Harishchandragad - 2007

Harishchandragad - 2008

Check video by some other group of the same trek.. Our own video to be shared soon.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xQiajwvUxxo








Camp Fee

Rs.2400/- approximately.

Technical Support; Safety Gear and Management
Includes backpacking travel cost (Kalyan to Kalyan)

Packed Trekking food and Village Food (Day 2 and Day 3)
un-utilised resources will not be refunded.


Tentative Plan:

December 19th (Friday)

10:00 pm Meeting at Kalyan Station
Travel to base village (Belpada). 2 hours drive.

Trek to base of Nali (from Belpada).. approx 2 hours hike on flat land.


Stay as close to base of Nali Chi Vaat as possible

Don't forget to carry you sleeping bags, lite woolens.

December 20th (Saturday)

Base Village to the top of Harishchandragad (Konkan Kada), 
Approx. 9 hours trek today.

5:30 am Wake up Call

The trek from Base village to the top of Harishchandragad takes nearly 9 hours and it becomes essential to start out as early as possible at the first break of light. So, make an overnight camp in the base village of Belpada after arriving from Kalyan the night before.

6:30 am Trek starts

Today's trek involves short hike through grassland after the base village leading to the base of mountain. Where gradual ascend starts through the forest path taking you through stream bed and finally reach to the place where you can see the rocky trail leads up through the Nali. One needs to be extremely conscious while climbing after this point till the time they reach the first plateau just Harishchandragad, near Konkan Kada.

Settle down near Konkan Kada, for a wonderfull view of sunset
Night dinner village food at offbeat dhaba.

December 21st, 2014 (Sunday)

Return trek after breakfast
Arrival at Kasara at around 2 to 3 pm
Board return train for Mumbai.

Return trek via easier route,
Take a jeep from base village for Kasara
End of Event.

Checklist:
Attire: 1 Set Track Pants / Leggings, T-Shirt (Dry fit) preferably full sleeves, Cap/ Hat, Good Trekking Shoe, Socks (One Set of change clothes)
Woolens, Sleeping Bag
Flash light / head lamps with spare batteries
Light snacks for trek (Chocolates, energy bars, dry fruits etc).
Personal medical kit
Small lite towel, Toiletries
Everything packed in a single and proper backpack

Cancellation Policy:
30% of the trip fee if cancelled before December 1st, 2014
No refund after December 1st, 2014.


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