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Wilderness Survival Trek in Godavari & Khammam Forest 13th feb

4 Days Wilderness Survival Trek  to a unexplored virgin forest belt that lies between West Godavari and Khammam district. 24 jan-27 jan 2013

The Forest will be lush green after the recent rains and host to a varied flora and fauna. The forest belt is full of Hills ranging from 200 to 800 meters.  The trek will pass by the river Godavari with distant views of Papikondalu mountain range. This is a grueling climb of 6 KMs uphill and downhill over flowing streams, rocks and steep hills and can be challenging and difficult for most. Members with good fitness level and a good trekking record need only RSVP

 

Risks: Snakes, Scorpions, Flesh Eating Mites, Wasps, Honey Bees, Fire Ants, Wild Animals, Slippery Waterfall. Steep Hills, Falling Rocks. Hunger, Thirst , Strain, Pain, Dehydration, Fatigue and all other things that comes with a wilderness Trek.

Temperature in this forest area is about 20  degrees in mid Sep and gets cooler in the night. The forest is Dry deciduous with Teak,  Bamboo, Terminalia, Pterocarpus Vegetation. Animals which are usually  found are  Gaur, Cheetal, Chowsingha, Sambar, black buck, Mouse deer, Barking deer, Sloth bear, Wild dog, Hyena, Jackal, Wild boar. There are 100 of species of butterflies. The forest is home to many  birds like Peafowl, Jungle fowl, spur fowl, Patridge, Imperial pigeon and Quails.

Variety of reptiles like lizards and snakes are also found here. The python, cobra,  viper and the green snake are common.  Marsh crocodile and a variety of birds like Praticoles, Snipes, Brahmini ducks,  Malabar pied hornbills  and other migratory birds are found near the shores of the godavari river. The view of the gorge and the river Godavari is very appealing from the shores.

This will be a Wild adventure trek you should not miss but comes at some risk. Trek restricted to members who have done more then five 2-3 days  trips in the wilderness or have undergone wilderness survival workshops with GHAC

Itinerary:

Exploratory trek so nothing is planned. we leave on Wednesday 28st Nov 6 PM via Rajhamundhray and are back in Hyderabad on tuesday 3rd Dec morning positively. 

How to RSVP:  Please add yourself to the waiting list and I will move you to confirm list if you qualify.

Cost: Estimated Rs 2000 but will be shared at actual.

Payment Method 

Credit Card (2.6% processing fees extra)

• Netbanking Neft
  AXIS BANK
Great Hyderabad Adventure Club
A/c no:[masked]
IFCS Code:UTIB[masked]
Road no:2, Banjarahills Branch
Its a Savings account.

Responsible Trekking: 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.

Important Instructions:
1) No smoking and no alcohol
2) No littering, no pollution of water
3) This is not a luxury trip and can be uncomfortable
4) We carry Basic First Aid, please do inform us if you need any special attention.
5) if you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately.
6) If you cant swim don't go deep into the water

Things to get:

This list is only an indication. please use your judgement and pack light.

1) A good and positive and roughing it out  mood
2) 2 track pants/ loose trousers  - full length
3) 2 full sleeve T-shirt - ( please avoid bright colored and shiny clothes and get earthly colours)
4) Mosquito cream and insect repellent
5) sun hat/ screen ( for the ladies and fair and handsome)
6) Trekking Anklet Shoes or Trekking shoes with gaitor
7) Digi / Video Camera
8) Torch / Flashlight /headlight with spare batteries
9) Medicines you need
10) Refreshments / chocolates / energy bars/ Energy Drinks / sugar salt mixture ( for the poor)
11) water bottle - 2 Litres
12) Toiletries ( tooth brush, paste, small towel, toilet paper in small quantities enough for 2 days)
13) 2 plastic bags medium size to carry waste
14) Photo Id ( passport, Employee/College Id, Pan card/Election Card/ Driving License) with a xerox copy
15) 2 Labled emergency Notes with your name and address, phone numbers, emergency contact name and number, Blood Group, doctors name and number, with information on any medicines you take and any allergies you have with food or medicines, keep 1 in pocket and 1 in bag.
16) Sleeping Bag or a bedsheet
17) Light wind sheeter.

18)  Camping Knife (less then 6 inch), 10 meter cotton / nylon rope, Tarpulin 9 x12 size, Lighter, Emergency food, Whistle. (Must carry)

Organiser: 

jamila :[masked] (Please give preference to contact by sms)


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  • Jamila K.

    Finally the journey begins. 3 days of survival in the wild. Excited and nervous at the same time. So here is to adventure. :)

    February 13, 2014

  • Jamila K.

    Finally the journey begins. 3 days of survival in the wild. Excited and nervous at the same time. So here is to adventure. :)

    February 13, 2014

  • Sha A.

    Have a safe trip guyz..

    2 · February 12, 2014

  • himanshu s.

    is the event on 13th feb or getting postponed further?

    February 12, 2014

    • Jamila K.

      the event is tom. but no spots open.

      February 12, 2014

  • shiva B.

    Can u change the itinerary , Its confusing

    February 9, 2014

  • sonia r.

    oye can i join u guys

    January 29, 2014

  • Alif H.

    Any slots left??

    December 17, 2013

  • Jamila K.

    also note the change in the ghac bank account details.

    November 14, 2013

  • Puneet G.

    Friends event is postponed till jan last week..kindly update your rsvps....

    November 13, 2013

  • Jamila K.

    guys..i have not received payment from anyone yet. unless you want to start the survival from the train journey itself, cough up!!
    10th nov is the last day of payment.

    2 · November 8, 2013

  • Ganes K.

    Hi Puneet/Jamila, pls confirm on open slot and I'll make the payments

    1 · November 4, 2013

  • Puneet G.

    Friends event is postponed by one week. Kindly update your rsvps

    October 30, 2013

  • M V GIRINATH R.

    I want to replace brugu puneet

    October 29, 2013

  • Brugu K.

    Placements ..cant make it :(

    October 29, 2013

  • Puneet G.

    Guys in going list please make payment asap otherwise chance will be given to waiting list ppl.

    October 28, 2013

  • Brugu K.

    Jami put up the event dunia link na :)

    October 23, 2013

  • Jamila K.

    those in the going list please start transferring the amount to the ghac account asap

    October 22, 2013

  • Puneet G.

    Hi All,
    I can see that many people on waiting list have not answered the questions while RSVP..
    Without answers your RSVP would not be counted.
    Pls click "change" button on the top right corner give answers to the questions and finish rsvp.

    October 3, 2013

    • Nishanth

      I am still waiting.. :(

      October 4, 2013

  • Venkata Ramana N

    hi jamila i am verymuch interested to join.i have not done meetups so far with ghac but my ability is i can climb alipiri hill(tirupati) non stop upto the top.will you allow me to join if there is room for me.i am very much interested to come with you all

    October 2, 2013

  • Venkata Ramana N

    hi i am verymuch interested to join.i have not done meetups so far with ghac but my ability is i can climb alipiri hill(tirupati) non stop upto the top.will you allow me to join if there is room for me.i am very much interested to come with you all

    October 2, 2013

  • M V GIRINATH R.

    I AM VERY KEEN TO JOIN THIS

    October 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    me too !!

    October 1, 2013

  • Brugu K.

    Way to go!!! :)

    October 1, 2013

  • Nishanth

    Me Me me...

    October 1, 2013

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