What we're about

* Great Hyderabad Adventure Club - GHAC is the Trekking and Adventure Club of Hyderabad that caters to Hiking, Trekking Adventure and Outdoor Adventure Activities all over India. we also conduct Bird Watching and Adventure sports like Bouldering, Rock climbing, Rappelling, Paragliding and White Water Rafting.

GHAC is registered with Govt of India as a Not for Profit Adventure Club and is affiliated to the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF). The Club is open to all and run by trained and experienced professionals and volunteers.

GHAC has been mentioned into the Limca Books of records -2013. The club is growing and is the most active adventure club in India by the sheer number of adventure activities the club does all round the year

* The Club Membership is free and open to everyone above 18 years. Young members above 13 years may participate with parental consent. Children above 6 and upto 12 years may participate along with parents only.

* Safety is priority for us - Our Outdoor Leaders are trained and certified in their respective fields and know first aid and emergency handling. They have significant experience with outdoor activities and work very hard to make each event a safe and enjoyable experience.

* Our Mission is to get people together for the purposes of:

• Promote Adventure and Outdoor Recreational Activities

• Character Building, Leadership and Youth Development

• Nature Awareness, Care and Conservation

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IMPORTANT: Please read the Club Guidelines (http://meetup.ghac.in/pages/Club_Guidelines) and the Disclaimer (http://files.meetup.com/1166925/GHAC%20Disclaimer%202012.pdf) before any participation.

Contact Us: for General Inquiry email on support@ghac.in, Phone: 07729988784

Visit us at Office :8-2-350/B/B, A.K. Enclave, Lane next to Almond House, Road No 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500034. Office Timings: Mon-Sat 10:00 am - 6:30 pm.

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Upcoming events (5+)

Harishchandergad via Nalichi Vaat - A trek into the Mystic Gorge

Harishchandragad Fort

₹2,500.00

** Do not RSVP if you have not read the entire details here, Host: Ananth Days : 3 Full Days (Sep 19, 20, 21, 22- 2019 ) Difficulty : High(First timers not allowed) Let's take a virtual Tour of Nalichi Vaat here. All videos are from our 2014 trip. Harishchandragad is a hill fort in Malshej Ghat which has played a major role in guarding and controlling the surrounding region. This hill fort can be approached from multiple routes. One such route via Nalichi Vaat (which translates to ‘passage through a gorge’) is a channel that lies to the extreme right of the mountain. It is the most difficult path to the top. Popular among climbers and experienced trekkers, Nalichi Vaat involves a near 80 degree climb, involving steep rock patches. The trail begins on a stream bed filled with large man-sized rocks and eventually leads to the foot of the gorge. Jassi, Shravan and few others on the Trek route. Most of the uphill route is through a Gorge and that means lot of steep climbs over huge rolling boulders. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRmQtPVJ_jQ The Trek comprises Rock climbing multiple patches. Below is one of them. On a rainy day there would usually be a waterfall at this exact patch. Ananth Leading the climb to set up the rope followed by Dhilleban showing how to climb with a rope. Everyone should be able to climb with a rope effortlessly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1d03678a70 A tricky Traverse along the way. Deepak crossing it effortlessly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-D7pqXpM9s Hrishikesh climbing one of the many Rock patches with Vivek spotting him from below. This one is towards the top of Konda Kada. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3o37cYt5Rw RSVP Rules: 1. Register to the Waitlist. 2.You will be chosen based on your previous trek history and your previous organizer feedback. • Note: This trek is subject to the weather conditions. If things does not work out, we may have to cancel the trek and the amount will be fully refunded. Please be Prepared. Konkan Kada. The Majestic Concave mountain. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8cAPsPF0VA Cost Breakup • Tickets 800 • Food 300( dinner for 2 days) • Organizer 300 • Local Tras. 400 • Ghac donation 500 • Misc 200 Total-2500 / - . we will share any excess costs http://www.eventdunia.com/index.php/ghac?event_id=264271052 *Do not pay without talking to the organizer,else thanks a lot for your donation to GHAC. _________ Top of Taramati Peak. The highest Peak in the Range. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpLkpzOXW-w Thursday 8.40pm :HYB to Kalyan (train) Friday 12.00 Am: Reach kalyan 2pm: Reach Belpada 3 to7pm Rest Saturday 5am : Start trek to konkonakada via nalichi vaat 6pm : reach konkankada and followed by caves 8pm : ni8 stay at caves Sunday 4am : taramathi peak sunrise 7am : start to caves and bac 8 am : start to khireswar 11 am : reach khireswar 3 pm : reach Kalyan 4 pm: Board Train to Hyderabad ***Things to bring: if you do not have any of these items, please rent them. You will strictly not be allowed without any of these items. 1. Raincoat/poncho 3. Sleeping bag ,Torch 4. Trekking Shoes. 5. Need to carry Food Items for 2 full trek days 6. ***A good trekking bag. All your items should fit inside your bag and there should be 3xtra room to carry equipment. Everyone must carry equipment, irrespective of you have space or not. No item should be dangling outside the bag or in your arms. Your arms should be free for climbing. Please drop a message the organizers for any questions/Clarifications. Sms/watsapp preferred. Ananth - 99 eight five zero 147 eight seven (This trip will happen even with minimum head count of 5. Please do not call up and ask if this trek is happening or how many are coming.) Important Instructions: 1) No smoking, no alcohol and no littering. 3) This is not a luxury trip, We might have to attend our nature calls out in the bushes. Be Prepared. 5) If you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately.

Monsoon Mania -Trek to Highest peak of Maharashtra (1646 mts) Slots Full

The highest Peak of Maharashtra, Kalsubai - get ready to experience one of the most amazing treks in Sahyadris with its green mountains and waterfalls. Considered to be one of the best trekking spots. Hurry up!!! Only 13 slots available on a first come first serve basis. Difficulty level : Easy to Medium Category: Adventure / Trek / Nature Camping Weather Forecast: Weather near Kalsubai ( https://www.accuweather.com/en/in/igatpuri/189444/daily-weather-forecast/189444?day=50 ) Kalsubai : The peak of Kalasubai in Nagar district is the highest peak of the mountain range of Sahyadri. The everest of the Sahyadris, Kalsubai trek is a dream of every avid trekker to climb it at least once. Kalsubai is a part of the Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary which spreads from Kalasubai to Harischandragad in Akole. The Kalsubai sanctuary is a challenge to trekkers with its rugged hilly terrain and the Kalsubai pinnacle at its height of 5500 ft is a real steep climb. According to the legend, Kalsu, a came to the Indore village at the foothills of Kalsubai. She took service with a Koli family on condition that she should not be asked to clean pots and sweep. Matters went smoothly till one day, when one of the family-members ordered Kalsu to clean some pots and clear away some litter. She did as she was told to, but immediately climbed the hill and stayed there till her death. There is a steep and difficult route from Indore but trekkers prefer the ladder-route from Bari village which is about ten km from Bhandardara. It usually takes three hours to reach the top from Bari. Soon after leaving Bari, there is a Hanuman temple and the route from behind this temple takes the hiker straight to the summit. There are three iron ladders along this route. There is a well near the last iron ladder as one approaches the top but the water is not potable. At the summit is a small temple of Kalsubai, which can seat just three people. At a height of 5500 feet Kalsubai offers a panoramic view. Towards west ,Alangad, Madangad & Kulanggad could be seen towards south is the famous Bhandardhara lake and Ratangad beyond it. Pics Courtesy: Ruben Fredrick Tentative Itinerary: Day 1: Fri 2:45 pm : Board Hussainsagar express to Kalyan(12702) Day 2 : Sat 4 AM : Reach Kalyan Sat 12 PM : Reach bari (Base village) Sat 8 PM : Reach peak Day 3 : Sun 5 AM: Wake up call and beautiful hike till sunrise. Sun 7 AM: Trek back to base Sun 12 noon : Start for Kalyan Sun 4 PM: Board Konark express (11019) to Hyderabad Day 4: Mon 7:50 AM : Reach Hyderabad and back to work! IT IS NOT A LUXURY EVENT. NEED TO SETTLE WITH AVAILABLE LIMITED RESOURCES. Trek Amount:2900/- Per Head ( over & above will be shared amongst equally) Payment link:- Payment Contact Organizer Alternatively send UPI to -1989mdahmed@ICICI Includes: To and Fro Train Journey, Bus transport from Kalyan Jn and back. [ Food in Train is excluded /GHAC refund rules apply ... ] Things to Bring: 1. Rucksack/ backpack. 2. Sleeping Bag. 3. Shoes with good grip & two pairs of socks 4. A few plastic covers to keep items dry. 5. Slippers/ floaters for using in night. 6. Torch. 7. Water Bottle min (2 litres) 8. Toilet kit 9. Camera/Binocular- OPTIONAL 10. First Aid kit, any specific medicines you need. 11. Travelers/Swiss knife 12.Carry Identification card.- (Preferably original AADHAR / Driving License) 13. Wind cheater (It'll get really cold on the top) 14. Dry fruits, Energy bars, Citrus fruits, salty food, 15. ORS packets 16. Print and sign the Disclaimer form before coming. ( http://files.meetup.com/1166925/GHAC%20Disclaimer%202012.pdf ) 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. Important Instructions - Please Read 1) No smoking and no alcohol. 2) No littering, no pollution of water. 3) This is not a luxury trip, but utmost care has been taken to make your trip comfortable, enjoyable and memorable in a low budget. 4) Food will be mostly vegetarian 5) Ladies and gents accommodation( Tents) is separate 6) We carry basic First Aid, please do inform us if you need special attention 7) If you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organisers immediately. 8) Please read GHAC club guidelines before doing RSVP for this event. Read thoroughly before you make any payment ( http://www.meetup.com/great-hyderabad-adventure-club/pages/Club_Guidelines/ ) NOTE: Event Hosts have all the rights to add or remove any member and do necessary changes in route, activity, time, duration depending on the situations and climate conditions. ORGANIZER'S DECISION IS FINAL (ITS ALL ABOUT SAFETY, PLEASE CO-OPERATE) all GHAC rules applicable Contact details: Maddiee @[masked] ( Preferable SMS / Whatsapp)

Trek To The Raireshwar fort

Raireshwar Temple

₹3,000.00

Category: Adventure/Trek/Camping Trek type: Hill Fort Grade : Easy-Moderate Base Village: Bhor Height: ~4500 ft Team size: 14+2 Raireshwar is situated in Bhor near Pune. Raireshwar has a temple famous for its historical importance. The temple is very old and of stone structure, but it was later re-constructed in 18th century. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj took the oath of Hindavi Swarajya in this temple at the age of 16 in 1645 and then created history. It is said that he had cut his little finger and taken the oath by dripping blood onto the Shivling. Thus, Raireshwar can be considered as an important place in Maratha history. It is situated in between various hills and forts such as Kenjalgad. You can enjoy many waterfalls on the way. Raireshwar Platue is full of variety wild Flowers. [Source: Wiki] Itinerary Friday(Sep 20) 8.30 PM - Board Mumbai express from Nampally / Begumpet / Lingampally Sat(Sep 21) : - Reach Pune station and fresh up - Have Breakfast - Head to Base village (Lunch Enroute) - Reach Base village & Trek - Dinner and camp Sun (Sep 22) - Explore the fort - Return to base to have Breakfast - Reach Pune and catch Hyd express Mon (Sep 23) : 07:30 - reach Lingampally PS: As this is offbeat destination trekking and is hosted for the first time, there wil be uncertainty in expenses & Itinerary Cost: 3000/-(More or less will be shared) Payment Link: CONTACT ORGANIZERS FOR SLOTS Inclusions: Hyd - Hyd by sleeper train Local transport(Hired pvt bus) Food During Trek(Lunch, Dinner,BF) Stay (Tents/homestay) Misc GHAC+tax org fund Exclusions: Food During Travel Anything not listed in inclusions Things to bring: Will share in whatsapp group Mandatory: Signed Disclaimer form. http://files.meetup.com/1166925/GHAC%20Disclaimer%202012.pdf Note: 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, 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 and if you need anything you can ask the organizers 7) If you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately. 8) If you can't swim don't go deep into the water Important : Answers all the questions otherwise your RSVP will not be considered "Always ask the organizers to share the actual cost break after the meetup" NOTE: Event Hosts have all the rights to add or remove any member and do necessary changes in route, activity, time, duration depending on the situations and climate conditions. ORGANIZER'S DECISION IS FINAL (ITS ALL ABOUT SAFETY, PLEASE CO-OPERATE) Contact - Shabby-[masked] (Whatsapp Preferred)

Endurance Hike of @ Ghar-E Mubarak to Peeranchuruvu

Khajaguda

₹50.00

Genre: Medium : Dehydration, sunstroke, fatigue etc. based on terrain, we go through and the existing climate on that particular day. Its not just fitness, its endurance that counts for an adventurer. So lets do endurance through the Exploration hike, where the hike takes us around amazing boulders, thorny bushes so be prepared for it. GHAC all rules and conditions apply http://meetup.ghac.in/pages/Club_Guidelines/ What we do: we will Explore and hike On a Saturday : Team size: group of 10 only. Timing: 6.00 am to 12.00pm Risk:Snakes, Bats, Fall down, body pain, bruises, muscle cramps and some other injuries Things not to bring: any expensive phone, i pods, watch and any gadget. 6.00 AM Assemble at MS Royal Function Hall 6:15 AM Reach Ghar-E Mubarak and start activity Target to reach Peeranchuruvu before 11:30Am. 12:00 PM Reach Peeranchuruvu, take transport to Ghar-E Mubarak and bye bye Important Instructions: 01) No smoking and no alcohol(even two days prior). 02) No littering, No sound pollution and No pollution of water. 03) This is a challenging trek only for members in good physical condition fit for such an endeavor. 04) We carry Basic First Aid and if you need anything you can ask the organizers. 05) If you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately. 07) You cannot go off trail or move about alone without informing the organizers. 08) Do not take unnecessary risks and always follow the organizers' directions. 09) This is not a luxury trip so don't expect any...and be ready to rough it out. 10) No anti social, deviant or unacceptable social behavior. 11) RSVP only if you are sure about making it. 12) Reach on time. Things to carry: 01) Carry 3-4L water/energy drinks/electrol. 02) Carry sufficient fruits/watery vegetables/energy bars/dry fruits etc. 03) Wear : Rough and tough, and comfortable cargoes. 04) Wear : Full sleeve t-shirt(we might have to cross thorny areas). 05) Own basic first aid kit. 06) Own basic survival kit. 07) Sun hat which would cover neck and ears/ Sunscreen. 08) Trekking shoes(use shoes which you are already used to-No new shoes). 10) Binoculars and/or a Camera. 11) Lots of energy, an open mind and a positive attitude filled with smiles. 12) Filled and signed Disclaimer Form and a Govt. Recognised ID card. Expenses: Rs 50 towards GHAC donation [food and transport on individual] Note: 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. Maddiee .................................................................................................. NOTE: Event host have all rights to add or remove any member and do any necessary change in route, activity, time and duration according to situational needed, organizer decision is finely [its all about safety] ....................................................................................................

Past events (4,811)

Full Day Hike @ Devarakonda Fort

Deverkonda Fort

₹400.00

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