Venue: Nallamala Forest
Age: 18 - 45 yrs
Risk: Dehydration, Strain, and Wild Animals (if we are lucky enough!)
Aim: To feel the Nallamala forest which is filled with deep gorges, bamboo, thorns, dry vegetation, valleys, mighty hills with wonderful rock textures, dry rocky paths and wild animals.
Cost: Rs 1600 Includes to-and-fro Hyderabad travel, boat journey (32km). Cost for Food and Water is Excluded in All Stages. We'll most likely spend much less and the amount will be refunded. GHAC refund rules apply.
Meeting Point: MGBS Main Enquiry around 11.PM on Friday
Drop Point: MGBS or Jubilee Bus Stand(Secunderabad) around 11:45 PM on Sunday
Pic 1: View of R.Krishna en route Kadali Vanam
Pic 2: Slopes of Nallamala along the river
Pic 3: From a gorge in Nallamala forest
All pics are shot recently in summer.
Tentative Itinerary (Subject to change):
2245 Start from MGBS
0510 Reach Srisailam
0530 Light Breakfast
0630 Start from Patalaganga
0900 Start in a boat and Reach Akkamahadevi Caves
1030 Start trek to kadalivanam
1300 Reach Kadalivanam (7 km + forest terrain)
1400 Start to Datta Padukalu (5km+ forest terrain)
1700 Reach Datta Padukalu, Snacks, Rest
1800 Prepare campsite in the forest
1900 Chitchat etc. (No campfire unless necessary)
2000 Good night
0400 Wake up
0600 Start trekking
0830 Reach Kadalivanam, Snacks, Rest
1030 Reach the boat, have a swim
1300 Reach Srisailam, Snacks
1630 Return to Srisailam, Visit temple (whoever wants)
1800 Start to Hyderabad
2345 Reach Hyderabad MGBS, Bye Bye
Things to bring:
A good rucksack/backpack with plenty of food and water for 2 days (no food will be available in the forest)
Sleeping bag/(1 Tarpaulin sheet (9x12)+Bed-sheet)
Plenty of snacks
Medicines you take, Electral powder for all
Good trekking shoes (no spare socks etc)
and do not bring anything else
Just like any wild trek, risk and caution are necessary.
The entire trek path, excluding the boat ride, will be in dry rocky paths that can be very strenuous. Don't expect exotic waterfalls and such locations. There might be waterfalls based on the amount of rains this year. So can't tell.
We will be walking in the same path both the days.
Be prepared to brave the sun at its fullest. I hope it won't be too sunny.. but nevertheless be prepared.
There will be a lot of dew and many insects in the forest - so the sleeping bag/tarpaulin is a must.
We'll carry an extra bag to clean up the place as we go. It is our responsibility.
We will not destroy any part of the forest, approach any nest, hunt, chase or intrude any animal's habitat.
Novice swimmers are not allowed into the water.
Group Size: - 12 including the organisers. People will be in the waiting list. As soon as the payment is done they will be moved to the yes list
Please answer all the RSVP questions. Make all the payments on or before Feb 8.
Transfer Rs 1600/- to the following account
Great Hyderabad Adventure Club
IFCS Code: UTIB[masked]
Road no:2, Banjarahills Branch
Its a Savings account.
Once payment is done comment your transaction ID or number below for confirmation.
Contact: Aishwarya -[masked]
Payments you make go to the organizer, not to Meetup. You must make refund requests to the organizer.