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Thursday, February 7, 2013


Padargad is situated in between Bhimashankar and Nagphani (Snakes hood).The base village is khandas which is about 25km from karjat. Padargad is adjoined to Bhimashankar on its one side’s end. From the Nagphani peak of Bhimashankar, one can see the mesmerizing view of the valley below and the semi circular cliff connecting to Padargad. The peak looks like Kalavantin durga from base.

Trek: Padar gad 
Height:  2202 ft.
Grade: Medium.
Region: Karjat
Max Participation size: 25 ppl.
Last date to confirm: 15th Feb 2013.

Cost:- 400 Rs/-. (Cost includes return journey from Karjat to Khandas by private vehicle, breakfast and Expertise Charges etc.)

Meeting point :– We will meet in the karjat local in the second last compartment according to your destination.

Train Time Table: Karjat Slow train (S)

CST - 04.40 am  
Byculla - 04.48 am
Dadar - 04.58 am
Ghatkopar - 05.15 am
Bhandup - 05.26 am
Thane - 05.36 am
Dombivali -05.58 am
Kalyan - 06.07 am
Badlapur - 06.27 am
Karjat - 07.05 am

Trek Pics:-

Tentative schedule –
07.30 am: with breakfast will move towards khandas by local vehicle.
09.00 am: will be at Khandas.
 09.15 am: with intro will start for trek.
09.45 am: First halt at Temple
11.00 am: will reach in coal for small patch climbing.
01.30 pm: will explore and start to descend.
02.30 pm: will have lunch.
03.00 pm: will move towards base.
04.30 pm: will be back in Khandas.
06.00 pm: will be in Karjat.
08.00 pm: in Thane 

Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:

Compulsory items:
A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, Lunch for Sunday, approx 3 ltr water, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, if you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid, carry extra cloths.

Non-compulsory items but helpful:
 Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry  mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution.
(It’s totally self responsibility to take care of things.)

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