Difficulty level: Medium
Genre: Exploratory trek, Swimming and Pool crossing
Swimming would be a preferable skill as there is a lot of water to cross. Around 30 km trek in 3 days.
When: Thursday, 17th October 6.30 PM to Monday, 21st October 6:30 AM
For: Aged 18+ yrs and fit trekkers only, If you are interested, add yourself to WL, Selection might be at Organizer's discretion, so bare with us.
Team Size: 14
Price: Rs 1800 per person excluding food. Any excess money will be shared and remaining money will be refunded before the trek ends.
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Nagalapuram is one of the most scenic, resourceful and toughest mountain range in Andhra pradesh.Located around 90kms from tirupathy this mountain range offers a lot of suprises up for the grabs.
The last 6 teams from GHAC to this place had a blast. This time, we plan on exploring and covering a lot more ground. Get set for some high and dry action with a chance to cool off under the mystery waterfall and a luscious swim in the Nagala pool (Pictured Below).
Tentative Itinerary: [ may change later ]
Thursday night train at 1830 hrs.
7am :Reach tirupati
10am : Reach nagalapuram and explore path to the target waterfall
7pm : Set up Camp and Crash for the night.
4am : Wake up, Have a swim, get over the ridge and continue on with the exploration to get over the ridge
4 pm - Find a water spot,freshen up and set up camp
6 pm - Get started on dinner and crash for the night
6 am- Wake up and trek back to the starting point
12pm - Start back to Nagalapuram and have lunch
2pm - Start to tirupati
6pm - Catch train / bus to Hyderabad on sunday night and reach Hyderabad on Monday morning 6:30 AM
Note: There may be a few unplanned events crop up, but this must be expected as we are playing this by ear. So no cribbing if we deviate from the plan a bit.
Things to bring: [ All things are compulsory ]
• Sleeping bag
• Torch and spare batteries
• Plastic packets for wet clothes
• Trekking wear, Shoes and tracks, shorts, cap, Swim wear, etc
• Extra pairs of clothes and socks and a jacket for the cold.
• Some snacks to munch on the way.
• Bring along an emergency light if you have one (Just in case)
Water bottles: 2
Try to travel as light as possible because we have a lot of scrambling and trekking to do.
Need to share tents / tarps weight [Extra weight ] - 3 T3 Tents and 2 tarps
Need to carry Food Items [ Extra weight ]
Note: Most of us may not be serious trekkers but all of us have equal responsibility in protecting our beloved earth. GHAC earnestly requests all its members to be socially responsible whilst the treks and avoid any littering, shouting when in wild or causing anything that would disturb the normal ecology. Try to avoid plastics as much as possible, especially plastic smiles.
1) No smoking and No alcohol
2) No littering, no pollution of water
3) This is not a luxury trip, but all care has been taken to make your trip comfortable
4) Ladies and gents accommodation is separate in tents if we are camping.
5) Food will be vegetarian
6) We carry Basic First Aid and if you need anything you can ask the organizers
7) if you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately.
8) If you cant swim don't go deep into the water
Account Holder Name: Great Hyderabad Adventure Club
Account Type: Current
Bank: ICICI Bank Ltd
Branch: Road No 12, Banjara Hills
IFSC Code: ICIC[masked]
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