Irshalgad Night Trek and Camping

Night Trek to Irshalgad and Camping
SHORT INFO

Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3700 FT above MSL (Approx.)
Grade: Easy - Medium
Endurance: Medium
Base Village: Chouk - Thakurwadi

Irshalgad is located in Karjat Taluka, Raigad District. Irshalgad is basically a Pinnacle and not a Fort. It is famous among Trekkers because of its Two caves and Needle Eye Structure at the Top. One can view many forts from the top as well such as Prabalgad, Kalvantin Durg, Sondai, Karnala, Manikgad & Malanggad. From Irshalgad one can also enjoy the sight of Morbe Dam & Matheran. It is to be believed that this fort came under reigns of Maratha Empire when King Shivaji took over Kalyan & Bhiwandi in 17th Century.

ITINERARY

Day 1

We are Waiting for you

Meet at Panvel Railway Station at 6 pm as we will head to Chouk - Thakurwadi by transfer vehicle, base village of Irshalgad Fort.

Time for Trek

We will reach the base village by 7:30 pm and after introducing ourselves we'll begin our night trek to Irshalgad, following some instructions.

Food First

Reach Irshalwadi, base of Irshalgad by 9:30 pm. Freshen up and begin the feast of lovely rural dinner.

Time for Camping

Around 10:30 pm, before dozing off, we will start our camping session with bonfire and fun games like Mis-match, Antakshari and Traffic Jam.

Day 2

Good Morning Guys, Lets Trek!

Wake up around 5:30 am. After freshening up, we will proceed to Irshalgad.

Irshalgad, we are here!

Reach the top of Irshalgad around 7:30am. Take Selfies, Group Photos and Enjoy the mesmerizing view before we head back for breakfast.

Breakfast is calling

We will head back to Irshalwadi around 8 am to enjoy delicious breakfast.

Descend our way back

Head back to Chauk – Thakurwadi around 9:30 am bidding adieu to Irshalgad and Irshalwadi for wonderful memories and experience.

What an Experience, Mumbai!

We will proceed to Panvel Railway Station around 11 am in our transfer vehicle sharing our memories and experience with our fellow trekkers.

INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS

INR 950 + 5% GST

Inclusions: 

● Dinner (veg)
● Camping in tent
● Breakfast & Tea
● Travelling from Panvel to Panvel
● First aid kit
● Expertise charges

Exclusions:

● Any other personal expenses other than above & GST

Cancellation and Refund applicable on the tour cost:

● If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
● If cancellation done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded.
● After that no refund will be provided.

THINGS TO CARRY

● At least 2 ltrs of drinking water
● Torch with extra batteries
● Photo ID Proof
● Good trekking or sport shoes
● Some ready to eat food (plum cakes, biscuits)
● Jackets (photo acche aate hey)
● Electral/Tang powder/Glucose-D/salt
● Cap, camera, mobiles phones, socks, extra pairs of cloths. (if required)
● Bedsheet / chadar / Sleeping Bag
● Any personal medicine
 

RULES & FAQ

Rules

● In mountains & jungles, smoking attracts honeybees and one has to face dangerous "honeybee attack" where survival of the person is difficult, hence smoking is strictly prohibited.
● Drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
● Leader's decision will be final and binding.
● Small Steps Adventures reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
● Telephonic confirmation for booking is mandatory; if unable to contact us then send a text message and we will call you back.
● Please do not carry handbags or Jholas or Sling bags on treks.
● Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelry, etc. If carried, then we do not take any liability for the same.

FAQs

Is there any toilet facility available at campsite?

- No. Open ground under the sky

Is camping at Irshalgad safe?

- Yes, our campsite is secure and we have local villagers at night to guard the campground.

Is it safe for ladies to join camping at Irshalgad?

- Yes, its very much safe for single ladies as well. Most of the time we have 50-50% ratio.

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