VRangers adventures one day trek to padargad on 29th Dec 2013.

A square rocky massif, which just out from the ghats near Bhimashankar. The fort is unique & it offers a challenge to trekkers to climb. From the top one can see clear views of peth, bhimashankar, sidddhagad clearly.

padargad fort

Short Info:

Trek: Padar gad

Height:  2202 ft.

Grade: Medium.

Region: Karjat

Max Participation size: 20 Rangers.


Registered Member: Rs 400/- per head.

Non Registered Member: Rs 450/- per head.

(To get Register yourself CLICK HERE )

(It includes return journey from Karjat to Khandas by private vehicle, breakfast and Expertise Charges etc.)


Padargad is situated in between Bhimashankar and Nagphani (Snakes hood).The base village is khandas which is about 25km from karjat. Padargad is adjoined to Bhimashankar on its one side’s end. From the Nagphani peak of Bhimashankar, one can see the mesmerizing view of the valley below and the semi circular cliff connecting to Padargad. The peak looks like Kalavantin durga from base.

Trek Pics: - http://picasaweb.google.co.in/amogh125/PadarGad#

Trek Schedule:

Meeting point: @ Karjat Railway station by 7.05 am

Train Time: Karjat Slow Local (S)

CST - 04.40 am         Byculla - 04.48 am    Dadar - 04.58 am

Ghatkopar - 05.15 am                Bhandup - 05.26 am         Thane - 05.36 am

Dombivali -05.58 am                        Kalyan - 06.07 am     Badlapur - 06.27 am Karjat - 07.05 am

Tentative schedule:

07.30 am: with breakfast will move towards khandas by local vehicle.

09.00 am: will be at Khandas.

09.15 am: with intro will start for trek.

09.45 am: First halt at Temple

11.00 am: will reach in coal for small patch climbing.

01.30 pm: will explore and start to descend.

02.30 pm: will have lunch.

03.00 pm: will move towards base.

04.40 pm: will be back in Khandas.

06.30 pm: will be in Karjat.

08.20 pm: in Thane

Payment Details:

For confirmation of your registration please deposit Rs. 200/-(non Refundable) in the following.

Acc Name: Ananda Shivaji Govekar

Acc No   : 00000032353269021

IFS Code: SBIN0000562

MICR Code: 400002007

Bank     : SBI Bank

Branch   : Bhandup (W)

After transaction plz do sms to Ananda Govekar 98922 19155.

Check List: (It’s totally self responsibility to take care of your things.)

Compulsory items:

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, approx 4 ltr water, Lunch for the day, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should ware good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, if you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid, carry some extra cloths.

Non-compulsory items but helpful:

Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry  mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution. (It’s totally self responsibility to take care of things.)

Before registering please check: VRangers Rules & Regulation

For Reg. & more details, contact Our "Rangers"

Machhindra 9967 995993

Ananda 9892 219155

Plz do sms if call not received.

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