Event Tag: Trikon #1618
Event Name: Naneghat Monsoon Trek
Event Date: 07th July 2019
Event Cost: Rs 1499 per pax
Event Duration: 1 Day
Base Village: Vaishakhare
Total Seats: 25
Height: 2800 ft (approx)
Grade: Easy to Medium (3-4 hrs ascend)
Type: Ancient trade route
This sheer cliff is a well-known landmark, very clearly visible from Konkan region as you pass on your way from Kalyan towards Malshej. The walls of this pass jut out from the main range and hence command a magnificent view of the great bend in the Sahyadri. This is a pass, which once in history, enjoyed prime importance. The inscriptions, the steps, the rock-cut rest houses, and the cisterns all point out the historic fact that this route was frequently used as far back as the 1st century B.C. The Naneghat area and the caves are now very popular due to an easy access from Malshej ghat road.
Serving as a trade route for the transport between markets of Kalyan, Nalasopara (Konkan) and Junnar (Plateau) since the times of Satvahanas, this pass today offers you one of the most enjoyable treks in the vicinity of Mumbai
Naneghat is situated at about 55 Km from Kalyan. One can reach the base village Vaishakare by boarding the state transport bus passing through Malshej Ghat. From Vaishakare it’s about 1/2 an hour walk along the road to Malshej Ghat to reach the divergence for Naneghat. Now there is board indicating the divergence so there will be no difficulty in finding the divergence. Once a divergence is taken, it is about 2-3 hours climb to the summit
Panoramic views of Jivdhan and Dhakoba
Satavahana era caves
Sunday, 07th July 2019
12:00 AM: Meet Travel Trikon at Kotak Mahindra Atm near Pritam Hotel Dadar (E)
12:30 AM: Pickup from Teen Haath Naka (Thane)
03:30 AM: Reach Naneghat Base and rest till dawn
05:00 AM: Wakeup call
06:00 AM: Breakfast at base village
07:00 AM: Start trekking after brief introduction
10:00 AM: Reach the top and have an awesome view
10:15 AM: Exploration
11:30:PM Start descending to reach base village
01:00 PM: Reach Base Village
01:30 PM: Lunch time
02:30 PM: Start return journey
06:00 PM: Reach Mumbai, hopefully on time with no traffic jams.
Private transport from Mumbai to Mumbai
Food : Breakfast & Lunch
Travel Trikon Expertise
Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
Things To Carry
2 ltrs water
Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & biscuits
Extra pair of clothes
Clean napkin or towel
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
Please carry personal medicines if any
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Anybody found consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
Naneghat is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range near Junnar in Pune district of Maharashtra, is also 163 Kms away from Mumbai. This pass was an important trade route between Kalyan and Junnar. This place also functioned as a toll booth to collect fee from traders crossing the hill, and hence the name which literally means “coin pass”. The place is among one of the popular trekking spots . Image Credit: Rushi Unplugged Blog Vaishakhare village is the base
Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.
Important Information: Dear Trikoners, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.
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