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Trek to Koil Konda Fort and Koil Sagar Sunday 1st Dec

  • Dec 1, 2013 · 6:00 AM
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Koil Konda in mahboobnagar district has numerous hills and lakes. The location is 125 KM from Hyderabad.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important and Prominent places in koilkonda are

Koilkonda Fort: the erstwhile outpost of the Qutab Shahi dynasty, is perched on a hilltop, To reach the top, one needs to trudge across a deep canyon on the west or a series of streams if coming through east before reaching a plight of steps that leads to the fort.

To enter the Koilkonda Fort, seven gates have to be crossed. The first one spots an inscription of Ibrahim Qutab Shah that dates back to 1550. Fourth gate leads to a dilapidated palace. Along with the fort, which itself is a magnificent structure, there is also a mosque, an Idgah and a pond. The Fort also has a ashurkhana dedicated to Bibi Fatima and is revered by both Hindus and Muslims.

SriRamkonda Hill is another prominent Hill with a temple dedicated to Lord Rama. This hill is also famous for lot of herbal medicinal plants.There are other hills such as verrabhadra swamy hill nearby.

The Koilsagar reservoir stretches across the Peddavagu, a minor tributary of the Krishna River. The western stretch of this picturesque reservoir is surrounded by high hills, making it a beautiful spot and is a treat for sore eyes during sunrise and sunset.

Itinerary:

This is a 1 day visit and we will climb the hills and explore the place. We will start on Sunday early morning and will be back on Sunday night 8 pm

Meeting Place: Masabtank X Roads (Paradise Take Away) 6:00 AM is the reporting time

Things to do: Trekking, Scrambling, Basic Trad Climbing

Difficulty: Moderate

Transport: Private Transport if we are 15+ or Lets Car-Pool

RSVP only if you are serious about it. No shows are taken seriously.

The Schedule:

6:00 am: Gather at Masab tank

6:15 am: Start

7:00 am: Breakfast (at own cost)

8:30 am - 1:00pm: Reach koilkonda and start trek

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch - Potluck on top of the fort

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm : Complete the fort exploration and climb down

5:00 pm: Start back to Hyderabad.

7:00 pm : Reach Hyderabad and get ready for a busy Monday morning.

 

Cost: Estimated Rs 600 . ( For transport and activities. Food at your own cost)

Cost Breakup per head -
Fuel Expense Rs. 400 per person  (Car pool)
GHAC Club Donation Rs 100
2 Organizer Reimbursement Rs 100

Total Estimation 600


Food and other costs at your own expense.
Actual cost expense will be shared with the whole team at the end of the trek with a copy sent on email.

Money should be transferred to the following bank account:

Payment:
Account Holder Name: Great Hyderabad Adventure Club 
Account No:[masked] 
Account Type: Current 
Bank: ICICI Bank Ltd 
Branch: Road No 12, Banjara Hills. 
IFSC Code: ICIC[masked] 
Transaction/Payment Remark:[masked] _your name 
Ex-[masked]_Sai Krishna

Alternatively, you can use your credit card for payment. using the below link

Payment:
You can pay for the event using your credit/debit card here:

Credit card link

 

Note:People in the waiting list will be moved to the going list once the payment is done.

 

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.

Food: We will have quick breakfast on the way and also pack our lunch. You can get your own food as well  We may  have proper  dinner at a dhaba on return.

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
7) Organisers Word is final in all matters.

Things to get:

1) sun hat/ screen
2) Trekking Shoe with Anklets preferred
3) Torch / Flashlight /headlight with spare batteries
4) Refreshments / chocolates / energy bars/ Energy Drinks / sugar salt mixture ( for the poor)
5) water bottle - 3 Litres
6) Photo Id ( passport, Employee/College Id, Pan card/Election Card/ Driving License) with a xerox copy
7) 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.
8) Light wind sheeter / Poncho / Rain cover

9) Signed disclaimer

10) Extra pair of cloth for changing after the trek (incase it rains) and extra floater

Contact Details:

Organiser duo :

Kiran :[masked]

Babitha :[masked]

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  • Praveen Kumar V.

    Hi guys,

    Below is the link to photos, please let me know if anyone having issues viewing/copying them.

    https://picasaweb.google.com/102411028973848726559/KoilkondaTrekkingGHAC?authkey=Gv1sRgCJfTi97q2PG1oQE

    3 · December 2, 2013

  • Kiran K.

    Hi Everyone, i would like to thanks all the participant to make this event a special and fun. i wish to meet all of them once again to know the experience. Aruna thanks and initiating to make one group i will send you all the contact number to u today. Babita i should thank you for your support, i wish u become event host soon and keep hosting. Thank you all guys once again for your comments........

    December 2, 2013

  • Kiran

    Hello everyone,it was really a great fun to be with you guys,looking forward to have more trekking's..Big thanks to organisers..high five :)

    1 · December 2, 2013

  • Archana

    It was my first trek turned out to be rock climbing, caving and more fun, i have met amazing people..thank you Babitha, Kiran and thank you all for being part of it.. :)

    3 · December 2, 2013

  • Praveen Kumar V.

    Thank you Kiran and Babitha, it was really great experience. I am really happy to be part of it..

    I will share the link of photos soon.

    1 · December 2, 2013

    • aruna

      upload photos praveen

      1 · December 2, 2013

  • aruna

    thank u Kiran and Babita it was awesome.Can we have a group on what app so tht all can keep in touch with each other
    my no:[masked]

    3 · December 2, 2013

  • Praveen Kumar V.

    Fun, Adventurous, and challenging..

    1 · December 2, 2013

  • arun murthy s.

    Thanks everyone .......really gud trek

    1 · December 2, 2013

  • Hanuman

    Thank you everyone, enjoyed a lot!!

    Please upload photos!!

    1 · December 2, 2013

  • Haridesh s.

    Thanks everyone, specially organizers.........it was an amazing experience!! Will go soon again :P

    2 · December 2, 2013

  • Haridesh s.

    Anyone coming from Kondapur side who have seats available in car for 2?

    November 30, 2013

  • Kiran K.

    Hi Everyone, Please update ur status by today evening... those who r not sure of coming on sunday.... i got confirmation from rajender+2, Aruna, Giridhar, Archana+3, praveen Kumar.... please call me or Babitha to confirm ur slot by today or i will move others to waiting list... thanks...

    November 29, 2013

  • Haridesh s.

    Hi,
    Me and my friend want to come along in trek. But when i rsvpd there was only one spot which is now full. can you please let me know if there is possibility to accommodate one more? do let me know so that i can transfer the required amount.

    November 26, 2013

  • Kiran K.

    Babitha plz confirm with maneesh and reply to those who made payments....

    November 25, 2013

  • Praveen Kumar V.

    Hi Team,

    Please confirm my payment with transaction reference number[masked] and transaction remarks as[masked]_Praveen Vukanti.

    Thank you,
    Praveen Kumar Vukanti

    November 25, 2013

  • Praveen Kumar V.

    Hi,
    Please change event id in Payment/Transaction remarks to[masked] from[masked], which is referring to Kondamadugu Hills...

    November 25, 2013

  • M S G.

    Dear Babitha- Can I make a cash deposit at the office? I would like to have an interaction regards the programme.Giridhar M S /[masked]

    November 24, 2013

  • Kiran K.

    Guys please start making payments.....

    November 21, 2013

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