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Follow footsteps of Shivaji's escape

  • Dec 12, 2013 · 7:00 PM
  • Kolhapur

Panhala fort to Vishalgad fort

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Trek Notes :

No Kids, No Guests,for Ages 18+ for Selected Members in waiting List
Where : Kolhapur
Difficulty level : Difficult.... exploratory ...might use compass for directions

We have to trek 75kms in less than 3 days ... through beautiful terrain

The beautiful story of power, politics and courage .... which led to successful escape of Shivaji. We would follow the path he had taken and trace the history too.

Panhala or Panhalgarh, about 19kms north-west of Kolhapur, is possibly the largest and most important fort of the Deccan.  Roughly triangular in shape, the hill fort stands at a height of about 850 metres and has a circumference of approximately 7.25kms.

Panhala fortRoute to Vishalgadh

Somewhr in the trek

We will descend from Pusati Buruj at Panhala Fort and head through jungles crossing the villages as shown in picture below 

Things to bring: [ All are must ]

Raincover for bag 
Sleeping bag ,Torch 
Trekking wear , Shoes & Extra pair of socks. [ Get good shoes and better if you are using them already] 
Need to carry Food Items [ for 2-3 days] 
Will let you know more info regarding things to bring in separate email.

Approx- 3600 / - . we will share any excess costs 

NO refunds for this meetup

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.

Itenary : 

Thursday : board bus and reach belgavi. 

Friday: Catch bus from belgavi to Kolhapur (panhala) 

Reach the fort and descend down

Lunch at Masai pathar

Trek till sunset and find open place to pitch tent

Saturday : Start very early in the morning 

Have lunch at one of the villages  (will try to reach Karpewadi)

Reach Pavankhind before Sunset

Sunday : Reach Vishalgad by 10am and head back Hubli 

Board the bus/Train to hyd

Monday : Tata bye bye 

Important Instructions: 
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. 
5) Food will be mostly vegetarian 
6) We carry Basic First Aid, please do inform us if you need any special attention. 
7) if you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately.


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]

You can also pay through credit card:
Transaction/Payment Remark:[masked]_your name 
e.g. -[masked]_Vishwam 




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  • Sheethal

    What abt food?let's try to cook.

    December 9, 2013

  • Srinivas T.

    Hi Vishwam, Here are the payment details ... Transfer Description:[masked]STangi .... Reference Number:[masked] Amount: Rs 3500. Thanks

    December 3, 2013

    • Srinivas T.

      Maneesh, Swapna transferred the amount for me as she already had her account setup for transfer to GHAC.

      December 4, 2013

    • maneesh k p

      ok noted :) have a good trek !!!

      December 5, 2013

  • Swapna G

    Hi Vishwam,
    Payment done.
    Reference number:[masked]
    Transfer Description: [masked]Swapna

    December 2, 2013

    • maneesh k p

      Swapna, your payment of Rs.2500/- vide NEFT[masked] is received

      December 3, 2013

    • Swapna G

      Hi Maneesh, amount transferred is Rs. 3500/-. Please recheck.

      December 3, 2013

  • Rama R.

    Hey.. I did the payment with credit card, the transaction ID is gh1529403521621.

    I could not find the option of providing transaction remarks, hope you can track and confirm.

    December 3, 2013

    • maneesh k p

      Raju, your payment of Rs.3600/- is received

      1 · December 3, 2013

  • Srinivas T.

    Would love to join this trek. Please include...Never been fitter in my life - have completed Hyd 10k run in all of 65 mins...

    December 2, 2013

    • vishwam

      Give me a call at[masked]

      December 2, 2013

    • Srinivas T.

      Hi Vishwam, Here are the payment details ... Transfer Description:[masked]STan­gi .... Reference Number: [masked] Amount: Rs 3500. Thanks

      December 3, 2013

  • vishwam

    Credit card link is working ....

    December 2, 2013

  • vishwam

    Kindly make the payments. We need to book the tickets ASAP

    December 2, 2013

  • Tarun

    hey I'm gonna have to miss the trek...something important has come up


    November 30, 2013

    • vishwam

      Thanks for informing

      December 2, 2013

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