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Trek into Dense Forest of Sahayadri : Kalsa- Sural Valley, Sada/Vajra Waterfall

  • Mar 14, 2014 · 8:00 PM
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“ To traverse beyond the limitations of my mind, a voyage to the mysterious beauties that unravel the most amazing parts of my country. To capture the ‘Incredible India’"

Trek Difficulty: Moderate 

Who can join : Anyone with decent fitness. 

RSVP and answer all the questions , else your RSVP won't be considered . NO REFUNDS IF YOU DROPOUT , Please RSVP responsibly.  

In the dense jungles of Kankumbi region, this trek runs on the rocky bed of Kalsa stream. Beginning at a point known as Kalsa in Karnataka, after a couple steep ascends & descends the trek crosses the Kalsa stream for the second time which marks the border between Karnataka and Goa. The virgin valley in the canyon below is amazing and you involuntarily echo a wooooooww……!

In the dense forests of Jamboti Range Forest of Khanapur Taluka (Belgaum District) is this 160 odd feet mighty Vajra Waterfall (also known as Pohe Vazar) on the river Mahadaye (known as Mandovi in Goa) and has flowing water even during peak summer also. 

Note: Vajra water fall Trek is subject to forest dept permissions and sada is optional .

Sada Trek - Right on the border of Karnataka, Maharashtra & Goa, high on the peak & in the forests is nestled this beautiful village Sada. A trek on a rough seasonal road through occasional dense forests takes you there. The village has unmatched natural beauty. Then there is a fort supposed to be built by the Kadambas centuries ago,  underground caves formed due to volcanic eruptions. Typically shaped wells house the now tiny village Sada. 

Day 1 : 14th March 2014 (Friday): 

• 8.00 pm - Hyd to Belgaum by Bus. 

Day 2: 15th Mar 2014(Saturday)  

7.00 am:  Reach Belgaum Refresh and move to Base village. Start trek. 

 Night Stay in Tents, Dinner, Camp Fire, Music

Day 3: 16th March 2014(Sunday)

• 5:30 AM - Wake up, freshup, Breakfast

• Trek to sada/vajra 

• 7 PM -  reach Belgaum , Dinner(not included in the cost) 

•  7.30 pm board bus to Hyderabad 

Day 4: 7.00 am reach Hyderabad , TATA- Bye bye .

Note: This is a tentative itinerary subject to changes. 

Things to get:

1) Sun hat/ screen 
2) Trekking Shoes with Anklets preferred, with extra pair of socks.Shoes is a must.

3) Extra set of clothes.Wear loose tracks/trousers.

4) Toiletries

5) Torch / Flashlight /headlight with spare batteries 

6) Refreshments /Dry fruits/ chocolates / energy bars/ Energy Drinks and something to munch on and share ;) in the forest. 

7) water bottle - 2 Litres, avoid buying plastic bottles. 

8) Photo Id (passport, Employee/College Id, Pan card/Election Card/ Driving License) 
9) 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. 
A good Backpack (as we will be trekking deep in jungles) where you can put all your stuff in . 

12) Signed Disclamer

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) Food will be mostly vegetarian

5) We carry Basic First Aid and if you need anything you can ask the organizers

6) if you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately.

7) If you cant swim don't go deep into the water

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.

Cost of the meetup: 5000/- (includes only Travel, stay, food, GHAC Fund, Org Reimbursement )

Any other expenses will be borne by individuals.

Anything more or less Will be shared.

Add yourself to Waiting list and You will be moved to YES list after receiving the payment on First come First Serve basis.

Payment details: 
Account Holder Name: Great Hyderabad Adventure Club 
Account No.:[masked] 
Account Type: Savings 
Bank: AXIS BANK Road no:2, Banjarahills Branch 
Branch: Road No 12, Banjara Hills 
IFSC Code: UTIB[masked]

You can also pay through credit card:

Transaction/Payment Remark: [masked]_ your name

Ex- [masked]_Yogi

No Cash deposits into the bank please.

Once payment is done comment your transaction ID or number below  for confirmation.

Refund Policy : 

Please spend sometime and read about the GHAC refund policy before you make payments on what would happen in case you dropout. We have a updated policy. Link given below. No refund for any cancellations upto 3 days before the date of journey since the logistics arrangements would already have been made.

GHAC refund rules apply.


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Yogi @[masked], no SMS pls.

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  • vijaykarthic

    Beautiful place and amazing trekking route

    March 18, 2014

  • Raju G.

    it was gr8. but we didn't find another bear :p

    2 · March 17, 2014

  • shiva B.

    hi guys , some of u have called me rgd sleeping bags, and if its is compulsory , as mentioned in the mail its not compulsory u can manage with 2 thick bedsheets / blankets. Any ways I have some work near lal bazar(military stores) tomorrow morning, if anyone want a sleeping bag i can get that for them , u can pay me when we meet.

    March 13, 2014

    • shiva B.

      give me a call if anyone require it

      March 13, 2014

  • shiva B.

    final instructions mail sent to nitin and naveen

    March 12, 2014

  • shiva B.

    @nitin reddy provide ur email id

    March 11, 2014

    • shiva B.

      add email id of ur guest srikanth too

      March 11, 2014

    • shiva B.


      March 12, 2014

  • Yogi G.

    Hi All,

    sent the Final Instructions and Bus information email. pls chk.

    March 11, 2014

    • naveen t.

      my mail id is [masked]

      March 11, 2014

    • shiva B.

      u and nitin reddy didnt receive the mail as u guys have not entered u r email ids in the RSVP answers. Now that we got ur email we will send it .

      March 11, 2014

  • vijaykarthic

    Payment of Rs.10000 (two person is made). Txn no: 559211728. Please confirm the receipt of the same.

    March 5, 2014

    • Siri A.

      Vijay, received Rs.10000/- vide NEFT/[masked]/VIJAY

      March 9, 2014

  • Nitin R.

    payment made for 2. transaction no gh[masked]_nitin reddy

    March 4, 2014

    • sonali p.

      @Nitin reddy confirm received 10000 vide trx id gh[masked]

      March 7, 2014

  • naveen t.

    payment made 5120

    March 4, 2014

    • sonali p.

      @Naveen telker - confirm received 5000 vide trx id gh[masked]

      March 7, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Payment (Rs. 5120) made for myself.
    trx no: gh[masked]_Uday Bhaskar

    March 4, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      This is my first time. Sorry abt the confusion. I think I have just updated the RSVP Q's. Please confirm.

      March 6, 2014

    • sonali p.

      @Uday - confirm received 5000 vide trx id gh[masked]

      March 7, 2014

  • Jitendra Singh T.

    Any girl has joined yet? I want to join the event with my wife.

    March 1, 2014

  • Raju G.

    Payment made Rs 5120/- please check

    February 25, 2014

    • Raju G.

      Thanks for reply :)

      February 26, 2014

    • Siri A.

      Raju, your payment of Rs.5000/- vide RefNo: gh[masked] is received.

      March 1, 2014

  • shiva B.

    All those who has rsvpd , make the payments at the earliest, so that we can plan accordingly.

    February 26, 2014

  • Ravi Y.

    Payment made for 2

    February 24, 2014

    • maneesh k p

      Received Rs.10000/-

      February 24, 2014

    • Ravi Y.

      Its for me and nagarjuna

      February 25, 2014

  • shiva B.

    NOTE: The event can be extended for one more day depending on members interest/

    Option: We can celebrate Holi in Goa or stay for one more day in the jungles.

    February 14, 2014

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