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Fireflies, Indravajra & cloud special Harishchandragad trek & camping

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 10:30PM - Sun, 23 Jun 2019 6:30PM
Harishchandragad - Ghatghar Natural Reserve
Rs 1600
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Event Name: Harishchandragad Trek
Date: 25-26th May 2019
Endurance: Medium / Grade: Easy
Cost: 1600/- | Size: 30-Pax
Type: Trek / Camping / Fireflies / Indravajra

Live the life at the edge of cliff..4000ft altitude...Misty clouds....Billions of twinkling stars...Fireflies....Indrawajra...Campfire...Stories & many more at Harishchandragad Paradise of trekkers..

In this pre-monsoon period, get ready to witness a phenomenon which will just put you in awe of nature. We are talking about the tiny little twinkling creatures, who come out in millions at night in a breathtaking phenomenon. Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies. This process is called bioluminescence and is shared by many other organisms, mostly sea-living or marine organisms. Ever imagined what it would be like to watch a million twinkling stars in the open sky above your head? Add a dash of a spectacular light show orchestrated by the humble fireflies.

Imagine yourself on the ridge in above of misty cloud and your shadow on the clouds hallowed by rainbow rings that's the indravajra...

The natural phenomenon appears when a low sun is behind a climber who is looking downwards into the misty cloud from a ridge. It is produced, when light refracts from water droplets in the cloud like a rainbow, Harishchandragad is one of the few places in the world where you could be lucky to see this broken spectre called Indravajra in the pre-monsoon period.

Cost: 1600/-

- Travelling from-to Kasara
- 2 bf/Tea, 2 Lunch, 1 Dinner (Veg Basic Village Food)
- Guide and Expertise Charges
- Stay in Tent 4 people Sharing basis (Personal tent can be arranged at addition 200rs pp)

- Personal Expenses.
- Sleeping Bag / Bedding
- Anything which is not mentioned in inclusion.
- Medical / Insurance.

-- Itinerary
-- Catch CST-Kasara Train on 24 May’ 2018 (Do not miss train as no alternative available afterwards and you will miss the trek in case 50% refund will be provided.)

- CSMT Mumbai – 21:32pm
- Dadar – 21:50pm
- Ghatkopar – 22:06pm
- Thane – 22.27pm
- Kalyan – 23:01 pm
- Kasara – 00:21 am

- Waiver Form Submission & board jeep We will take 10 min halt at dhaba for tea & washroom.
- Enjoy cozy cold night drive for next 1.5hr
- Halt at Bhandardara/Mutkhel/Tekadwadi in route for witness/photos of fireflies
- Back again drive of 3hrs reach Village Paachnai by early morning 06.00am
- Rest for 2hrs while preparing bf/tea & Refreshment
- Post short brief we will start small hike towards harishchandragad for next 2hrs 08.00am
- Reach Kedareshwar caves area rest for while & we will visit Taramati Peak Second highest pinnacle of Sahyadri for more 20/30min normal hike
- Enjoy surrounding 360 degrees view photos and continue trail towards Kokankada
- Reach Kokankada by 14.00pm, have Veg lunch and rest till evening
- Witness of best sunset from giant kokankada back to campsite pitch your own tents
- Campfire/Stories/Experience sharing have dinner by 21.00pm
- Post Campfire, ,music, Stargazing & retire of the day. Night will be cold as winter so prepare yourself for it.
- Next day Wakeup call by early morning 06.00am
- Have bf/tea & refreshment
- Visit Kokankada for premonsoon cloud movement & Witness of Indrawajra
- We start our descend by 10.00am
- Reach Paachnai in next 2hrs. Have lunch post we will travel to Kasara by same vehical by 14.00pm
- Reach Kasara Tentative 17.30pm
- Catch your respective train & Trek end with Happy Memories.

Things to Carry:
- Rucksack or bag to carry all things (Compulsory)
- ID Card
- Extra pair of clothes if required by you.
- 2 Chaddar or Sleeping Bag
- Some ready eat food like plum cake, biscuits, fruits Paratha/Thepala/Boiled Eggs/Dates Etc. (Compulsory)
- Glucon-D or Electrolytes (Compulsory)
- Drinking water min 2ltr
- Personal medicine if any
- Headlamp or Torch (Compulsory)
- Good grip shoes (Compulsory) (flotters are not allowed)
- Full Sleeves Shirt & Full Pant.


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Harishchandragad - Ghatghar Natural Reserve Paachnaichi Vaat Path, Maharashtra 421401, India
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