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Night trek to Irshalgad Fort

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Sat, 26 Oct 10:30PM - Sun, 27 Oct 5:00PM
Irshalgad
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Night trek to Irshalgad Fort

Date: 26-27 Oct 2019
Event Grade: Easy
Endurance Level: Medium
Event Type: Trek
Height of fort: 3700ft approx.
Location: Karjat / Panvel

Total time required to reach a base: 1 hour from Karjat railway station

Total time required for climbing: 3 hrs of normal climb

Duration: 1 Night
Cost: Rs.650/-

About Irshalgad

Irshalgad Fort is located in between Matheran and Panvel in Maharashtra. It is a sister fort to Prabalgad. The area of the fort is not large but there are several water cisterns cuts from the rock.

There is a water tank on the route from Irshal Plateau to the peak. To reach the top of the pinnacle it is essential to have artificial rock climbing equipment. From the top, you can see the forts of Prabalgad, Matheran, Chanderi, Malanggad, Karnala, and Manikgad.

From Chowk, Karja village (the starting point of this trek) is a comfortable 2.3 kilometers walk. From Karja village you follow a wide well-defined path till Irshalwadi village. The path climbs a steep ridge and then tapers to an easy ascend till Irshalwadi. From Irshalwadi village head towards a temple dedicated to a local deity and access the Irshalgad plateau via a west-east axis. The trek is child-friendly till the pinnacle base.

Major Attractions:

Night Trek full of adventure

Companion hills such as Prabalgad, Matheran, Manikgad, Karnala from the top

The sight of the Morbe dam and the cool breeze

Adventures and easy climbing

Travel Schedule :

We’ll be boarding the below train from our nearest local station. Train timings are shared below for convenience.

Khopoli Semi Fast

11:18 pm CST
11:25 pm Byculla
11:31 pm Dadar
11:38 pm Kurla
11:42 pm Ghatkopar
11:54 pm Mulund
11:39 pm Thane
12:10 pm Dombivli
12:18 pm Kalyan

01:10 pm Karjat Station

Meeting Point: Karjat Railway Station at 01:20 pm

Itinerary :

01.30 am Meet-up, freshen up and gear up for the event

02:30 am Reach base village, Introduction round and brief on rules and regulations to be followed by everyone on the event

03:30 am Reach Machi and take some rest

04:00 am Start moving towards the top to get a panoramic view of the sunrise

05:30 am Reach top settle down to wait for the sunrise, click pics with the sunrise

07:30 am Post sunrise and after clicking loads of pics, we will move to start our descent back to base

08:00 am Reach Machi, continue return journey

10:00 am Reach base village/ taxi stand, Have breakfast and tea

11:00 am Take a return train to Mumbai

01:30 pm Reach Mumbai and bid adieu with a promise to meet soon

Event Fee: Rs.650/- per person.
Payment once done is non-refundable, do check for availability before making a payment.

Includes:
Transportation from Karjat To Karjat
Breakfast ( Tea / Coffee)
SR Expertise Charges


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