Camping in Abode of Clouds !!
About Kokankada near Harishchandragad :
The Kokankada cliff is the major attraction of Harishchandragad. This cliff is not only vertical but also over-hanged like a hood of a cobra. This nature architecture is beyond description. And you can experience the chilling weather and cool breeze in the night while camping. Camping is always fun seating besides camp fire in Chilling weather and enjoying the peace of nature. What if camp site will be Konkankada-Harishchandragad at 3500 Feet. Yes we going to do camping at cliff of Konkan Kada 3500 Feet above from sea level which is 2-3 hrs trek from Pachnai route.
SHORT INFO & DATES
Outing Date :
Batch 01 : 01st-02nd December 2018
Category : Trekking + Camping
Duration : 01 Night / 02 Days
Level : Easy-Medium
Age Group : 18-40 yrs
Day 01 : Saturday
Catch last Kasara train from CSTM by 10:50 pm (Friday night)(Pune participants can meet us at Kalyan Railway Station @ 11:40 am) and reach Kasara by 01:20 am. Meet trek leader at Kasara station and transfer to Pachnai, the base village of Harishchandragad. Reach Kokankada through the easiest route (2-3 hours) to enjoy the spare time for camping.
Reach at the top and explore Harishchandragad caves and fort, Kedareshwar temple. Post Tent pitching activity, we will visit Konkankada and spend our time watching sunset. In evening we’ll light campfire and share our experiences in various outing, sing old Bollywood songs and spend night under twinkling stars at Konkankada.
Day 02 : Sunday
Early morning start trekking towards Taramati peak. Enjoy the Sunrise and get back to our tents. Enjoy Tea and breakfast, click group pics, selfies at Konkankada and start descending to Pachnai. Have lunch at base village and proceed back to Kasara Station .
Tour concludes with fun-loving Memories 😀
Tour Price : Rs.1,950/- per person+Tax as applicable
For Lifetime Members : Rs.1,900/- per member+Tax as applicable
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1. Kasara to Kasara by jeep/traxx
2. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on Saturday
3. Breakfast and Lunch on Sunday
4. Stay in tents on triple sharing basis
5. Expertise Charges
1. Taxes as applicable
2. Mineral water or aerated drinks
3. Anything not specifically mentioned in the inclusion
Medical Disclaimer :
It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for any adventure. It is advisable 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, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should seek their physicians advice before coming.
THINGS TO CARRY
Things to carry : Id Proof Compulsory
1. Lunch / Dinner as per schedule.
2. Water Bottle (2 Liters Compulsory)
3. Electral Powder / Energy bars / Dry Snacks (dry fruits. biscuits, plum cakes etc).
4. Good grip quality trekking shoes Must (Please check soles of your shoes and get them stitched if necessary).
5. Personal Medication / First Aid kit
6. Toiletries (Napkin, facewash, tissue paper etc.).
7. Cap, goggles, sunscreen, moisturizer, mosquito repellent etc. (as per season)
8. Proper Backpack to carry all these things (No handbags, duffle bag or jholas)
9. Camera (Optional)
10. Rainwear (Jacket / Ponchos ) or Winter wear (Jackets, warmers or sweaters) – (as per season).
11. Carry your own glass, bowl, spoon and plate (if necessary)
12. Extra Pair of Clothes (as per schedule)
13. Sleeping bag / mat / bedsheet (as per schedule)
14. Slippers (optional at the end of day / trek so that your feet can relax).
a. Who can trek
Anyone who is physically fit can trek. Weve trekked with all ranging from 6 years to 65 years old.
b. Where should I trek / adventure And with whom should I register
You can trek to any places near your current residing town. There are many groups who conduct such activities. Speak to your friend or their friends who can always suggest you whom to trek with. They can suggest you websites or provide you the contact of leaders with whom they have trekked before.
c. What are the Basic requirement for trekking
Some treks are strenuous and strictly not for novices. As an amateur trekker, you may feel nervous as to what you should do and what you should not during treks. Just follow the simple basic instructions or tips given by the trek leaders, while on trek.
Get your medical check-up done before planning a trekking trip, just in case you have any previous medical or injury history. During trekking, many suffer from cold, cough, stomach upset, dizziness, headaches or vertigo etc. It is your foremost responsibility to inform the trek leader if you have any medical issues.
d. How to choose a trek
If you are a beginner, choose and easy trek. You should not go for the tough/difficult level treks as they are generally meant for the experts. Choosing an easy trek first will give you experience & youll enjoy the thrill. A difficult level trek might ruin your experience. In case of any doubt call the office for more info and speak to an expert / division head.
e. What to carry in a backpack
Carry only bare essentials. An extra pair of clothes, some energy bars or protein snacks, your first aid kit and personal medication, personal hygiene products, towel or napkin, extra clothing such as Jackets (according to season).
f. What should we wear
Clothing should be according to season. Always wear long pants, and full sleeves clothes, they protect you from sunburn in summer, from cold in winter & Dri-fit clothing in rainy season.
g. What type of footwear
Choosing the right footwear is important for any outing. For any outdoor event we prefer proper trekking shoes. Try to get high ankle shoe if possible. Always buy a shoe size 1 number extra from your normal size (if size 6 fits tightly buy size 7). When buying shoes try them in the shop, check if they are comfortable and your toe can move in freely after wearing socks. Check brands like Action, Quechua, Merrell Salomon, Adidas.
h. What type of Backpack
Backpack is the most essential part of any outing. A normal 20 litre or 30 litre backpack is good for normal day outing. 30 litre or 40 litre backpack for overnight or 2 day outing. 50 litre backpack to carry 2-3 days outings loaded to carry extra essentials.
i. What food to carry
Carry homemade food, dry snacks, some mix dry fruits, dates, glucose powder, water 2 litre is enough for a days outing. Carry food according to your outing.
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