Activity : Music Festival,Adventure Activity,Kayaking,Camping
Nandhi Mal Trek
Type: Hill Fort
Date:August 24th (LAST batch of monsoon)
Nandhi Mal is situated to the east of Palghar, Maharashtra, in the Sahyadri mountain range of northern Konkan. It is strategically situated at a height of at least 1558 feets sea level, giving views of the Arabian Sea and the industrial town of Palghar to the west, as well as views of the Surya River to the east. The fort is divided into the upper part and lower part due to a rectangular rock. There are two to three steps that separate these two parts.
Catch 05:24 am Dahanu fast local from Churchgate.
Meeting point: Palghar Station at 07:30 am 08:00 Am - Breakfast near Station 08:30 AM -Start the journey towards base village 09:00 AM - Reach base village and Introduction 09:30 AM - Start the trek 11:30 AM - Reach at Top of Fort and have lunch, Explore 12:30 PM - Start descending 02:00 PM:- Reach base village and Start Return Journey to Palghar station 2:30 PM:- Reach Palghar station
Catch 2:50 pm Palghar-Dadar Fast local.
Private Vehicle Transport- Station to base village and back
Evening Tea and Snacks
Trek Expertise charges
Lunch - it's a jungle trek and no option to arrange food on top of the hill, so u need to carry packed lunch
Any other expenses that are not mentioned above.
IMP: Please make sure you are physically fit to complete the event and have gone through the disclaimer and FAQ / Points to note
Things to carry:
Good trekking shoes and an extra pair of floaters.
Extra pair of clothes (Optional).
Water (minimum 2 Ltrs) Compulsory.
Lunch - Compulsory (You won't be able to buy anything at the base village or on the top).
Some ready to eat food like biscuits, plum cake, etc.
Medicines (if you need any), Glucon D / Electrol / Enerzyl Powder (We will have a basic first aid kit with us).
Toiletries, Cap / Scarves and Sunglasses.
Rain gear windcheater / raincoat / poncho.
A haversack to put all your things.
You do not carry:
Jholas / sling bag.
Please avoid wearing Jewelry.
Alcohol or any narcotic substance.
Wear full clothes.
Avoid wearing jewelry.
Consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited.
It is going to rain. Please pack your belongings accordingly. Cover your bags with rain cover.
Local train timing - CHURCHGATE TO PALGHAR
05:24 am - CHURCHGATE 05:41 am - DADAR 05:46 am - BANDRA 05:55 am - ANDHERI 06:09 am - BORIVALI 06:45 am - VIRAR 06:55 am - VAITARNA 07:03 am - SAPHALE 07:11 am - KELVA ROAD 07:26 am - PALGHAR
Disclaimer: The participants who wish to reach the event starting point in their own vehicle have to reach the meeting point at a given time, a post that organizers may go out of network range and won't be able to assist. In such a situation, the organizer shall not be liable for any inconvenience what-so-ever and the participants will be considered as dropouts against which no refund will be made. The organizer reserves the right to make the necessary change in the itinerary at any time before or during the event based on the situation at hand. Trek leader's decision will be final and binding, no arguments will be entertained. During the event, if any participant or group does not follow safety instructions and indulges in acts that lead to physical harm, or gets lost in the forest/mountain the organizers will not be held liable for it. Tickets can be canceled 7 days prior to the event and 90% amount will be refunded.
No refund will be made in case a person misses the train/bus mentioned in the itinerary. All participants are deemed to be physically fit for the event. In case a participant decides to drop out during the event he/she has to bear the extra cost of arranging his/her return. This cost will be charged at-actual-basis. If the event gets canceled due to natural calamities, rains, landslide, snowfall, avalanche only 50% refund will be made. Stay options mentioned in the itinerary are subject to natural conditions i.e tents cant be pitched if rains and/or rainstorm is being predicted. In such cases, an attempt will be made to provide shelter for the night. Food during the trekking and camping events is sourced locally from villages and we put in our best efforts to provide the best, participants should acknowledge the fact that remote village people are not trained for catering services and our expectations should be accommodating. MischiefTreks has a reputation of providing a memorable experience for trekkers and adventure lovers our events are not designed for tourists or fussy people. Trekking and camping belong to the Adventure Sports industry where the participants are part of a "team", there are no waiters, caterers, guests/clients.
Q: I have booked/paid for the event, is my booking confirmed?
Ans. No!, your booking can become invalid if you do not submit the "Most Important Details" required for emergencies. For any Trek/Adventure event the organizers need to have your details at least 24 hours prior to the event. We do not allow anyone to the campsite until we have complete and authentic details of the person. This info is crucial in case of emergency and is a mandatory KYC parameter. The link for the "personal details form" will be sent along with the ticket confirmation email. Submitting incomplete/incorrect/fake details in the form will make your booking invalid and no refund will be provided in such case.
Q. We are coming by our own vehicle for the event, where should we reach?
Ans. You need to reach Palghar Station at the scheduled meeting time. This is where we will be meeting, from here you can follow our vehicles. You will be given exact coordinated after you finish booking formalities.
Q. How many people will be at the coming for this trek?
Ans. It depends on the number of people booking the event. Generally, the batch size is approximately 25 participants.
Q. Is it safe for solo participants?
Ans. Yes, mostly 30% of participants come up solo and blend in.
Q. Is it safe for girls?
Ans. Mischief Treks has a track record of making our trekking and camping events extremely safe for girls. Normally 60 75 % of our participants are females.
Q. How long is the trek?
Ans. Normally it takes two hours to ascend and two hours to descend.
Q. Why is submitting emergency contact details and KYC information mandatory?
Ans. It's a standard protocol and also a guideline by Govt of India. We are accountable for every "Human-Body" present at our campsite or trek is our responsibility and in case of any unfortunate event, we will be asked by authorities to provide all relevant information about you. In order to comply with the authorities, we have to take authentic information from you. Fake/Incomplete information or non-submission of the details will make your ticket (paid amount) invalid and no refund will be provided in such case. You will not be allowed to participate in the event.
Q. Can we pay in cash or installment?
Ans. Sorry, we do not accept cash payments. For the installment scheme, you will have to pay a one-time processing fee of Rs.500 per person.
Q. What is the last date of booking?
Ans. Bookings close once tickets are sold out. Ideally, you need to book at least 2-3 days in advance.
Q. How many people will be at the trekking event?
Ans. It depends on the number of people booking the event. Generally, the batch size is approximately 20-25 Mischief Treks participants. The trek location will contain participants from a couple of other organizers too.
Q. How should I book the event?
Ans. All you have to do is press the book now button on this page and follow the instructions.
Q. How do we get in touch after reaching the meeting point?
Ans. We will be creating a WhatsApp group for coordination where you will be provided all the necessary information regarding contact person, exact point to meet, etc..
90% will be refunded if cancelled 15 days in advance.
75% will be refunded if cancelled 10 days in advance.
50% will be refunded if cancelled 05 days in advance.
25% will be refunded if cancelled 03 days in advance.
0% refund if cancelled within 72 hours of the event date and time
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