B2R : Bhairavgad (Shirpunje) Ghanchhakar Gawaldev Muda Katrabai to ratangad trek Jumbo, Offbeat range Trek
Trek to highest peaks of Maharashtra
Info: Grade Medium Endurance level Medium
Note Maximum 12 physically fit or experienced people. Cost 2700/- PP
Bhairavgad (Shirpunje): 1145 meters. This fort is believed to be ancient and almost 2500 years old. This fort has only a few ruins and remains on the top. There are two big caves on the top in which one cave is a shrine of Lord Bhairavnath and another cave is used for residence purpose. There are many water tanks on the top. The idol in the cave is very good carved painted and is well maintained by the villagers.
Ghanchhakar: Ghanchakkar 1,532 meters (5,026 ft) is the third highest peak in the Maharashtra State under Sahyadri mountain ranges in western India. Its neighboring peak Muda 1,520 meters (4,990 ft) is the fourth highest peak in the Maharashtra State under Sahyadris.
Katrabai: 4300 feet above MSL (Approx) The most important pass on Trans Sahyadri trek. This pass is known for passage between Ratangad and Harishchandragad. This pass gives an excellent 360° view of the are
Gawaldev and Muda Peaks: Gawaldev seems to be the third-highest place of Maharashtra and second highest peak after Kalsubai. Gawaldev Peak 4994' (1523 mtr) found the highest Peak in this range Co-ordinates N 19 28 448 E 073 44 753 Ghanchakkar 4932' (1504 mtr) the second highest peak in this range Co-ordinates N 19 28 594 E 073 45 607 Katrabai Top 4586' ( 1398 mtr) the third highest peak in this range Co-ordinates N 19 29 046 E 073 42 819 Ajoba Top 4498' ( 1371 Mr) the forth highest peak in this range Co-ordinates N 19 27 9996 E 073 41 050
Meeting Point: Kasara Railway station by 11.05pm
Pune people can travel by 06.35pm: Indrayani Express from Pune station to Kalyan and catch connected Local to Kasara. Please Catch 08.52pm Kasara Fast Local from CST and meet us at Kasara
Day 1: Saturday 11.15 pm Start long journey to the base village of highest peaks of Maharashtra 03.00 am Reach base village and Rest till morning. 05.30 am Wake Up call. 07.00 am After Breakfast start trek to Bhairavgad This is one of the Bhairavgad among the other Bhairavgads. Other are Moroshi, Kothale and one in Satara from Bhairavgad you will enjoy the view of Ajoba, Kombda peak, Nafta peaks, Harishchandragad, Karkai range and Junnar region forts 01.00 pm Reach Ghanchhakar top and get an astonished view of Bhandardara Dam, AMK, Ratangad, and Kalsubai range. Paisa wasul and DP wala view Lunchtime (Carried by the participant ) 04.30 pm Reach Gawaldev base and hike it by keeping luggage at the base 06.20 pm - Back to base and get ready for one million star stay. 08.30 pm Dinner and retire for the day.
Day 2 : Sunday 05.00 am a Wakeup call 06.00 am Start trek to Muda after Breakfast. 09.00 am Reach Katrabai Pass. Keep bags at Katrabai idol and Hike peak to Explore. You will get the best view of ratangad from Katrabai, which will remain forever in your memory for sure 11.00 am Start Trek to Ratangad. Descend 02.30 pm Lunch 04.30 pm Start Journey back to Kasara. 09.00 pm Reach Mumbai/Pune.
Cost 2700/- PP
Cost Includes: Kasara to Kasara transport 2 Veg-meals, 2 Breakfast, and Tea Expertise and Guide Charges.
Cost Excludes: Day 1 Lunch Train tickets, Mineral water, Any kind of insurance, Softdrinks, etc. Anything other than above-mentioned inclusions.
Things to Carry : 3-liter water (Must) Torch with extra batteries (Must) Full sleeve T-shirts and full pant. (Must) Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks (Must) Sunscreen, Mosquito repellant, Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes (Must) Proper Bedding like Sleeping Bag and Mat / 2 Shawls / 2 bed-sheets (Must) Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional) Electrolyte packets as energy drinks (optional) Carry eatable like fruits, dry fruits to munch on during trek and to avoid dehydration. A haversack to put in all the things. Good to have stick for support. Identity Card
RULES: No smoking. No plastic littering. Wear full sleeves, full track suite for protection. Proper footwear/shoes are essential for trek. Conserve and preserve our heritage. No deodorant / perfume. After trek it's OK. We reserve all right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without any prior notice. No Extra adventure/out of itinerary behavior during trek. Trek leaders decision will be final and binding. Photographs will be taken during the activity which can be used for publicity purpose. Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety, Jewellery, Cash and baggage.
MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking. While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check-up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, severe headache, cough, dehydration, and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes, etc should seek their physician's advice before coming.
REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICY: No refund of the advance amount. If cancellation done prior to 20/10/7 days of outing 70%/50%/30% will be refunded respectively for 3-4 days event/ Dudhsagar. No refund after that. If cancellation done prior to 6/3/2 days of outing 70%/50%/30% will be refunded respectively for 1-2 days event. No refund after that. No cancellation amount will be refunded on Advance Payment. All the activities & programs carry an amount of risk of injury and you are aware that outdoor activities have an inherent risk of personal injury. You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident(reasons beyond control (like Natural calamities, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure, etc.)/ Natural calamity can happen & you agree that organizer shall not be held responsible for any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances. Refund shall be payable with respect to the given refund norms. Midas reserves all rights to modify/change the camp/ program and to pre-pone (advance)/postpone the event and Midas Group will not be liable to refund booking charges in such a case.