VRangers adventures thrilling trek to padargad on 13th Sept 2015

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, siddhagad clearly. Bhimashankar is conserved forest area and wildlife sanctuary where a variety of birds, animals, flowers, plants can be seen. A rare animal "Shekru" can be found in deep woods. Bhimashankar is worth visited for jungle lovers and trekkers as well as for pilgrims.

Short Info:

Trek: Padargad.

Type: Hill Fort.

Date: 13th Sep 2015

Height: 2202 Feet above MSL (Approx)

Duration: 1 Day.

Grade: Medium-Moderated.

Region: Bhimashankar

Base Village: Khandas.

Experience: Min 3 trek.


Trek Cost: 500/- Per Person

Registered member Fees: 450/- Per Person

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Cost Included: B/f & T, travelling from Karjat to Karjat by local vehicle & expertise charges.

Cost Not Included: -Train Ticket, Lunch,Insurance, Medical coverage & anything other than mention above.


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 semicircular cliff connecting to Padargad. The peak looks like Kalavantin durga from base.


Sunday, 13th Sep 2015

Meeting Point:

@Karjat Station: 7.38 am

People from suburban can join same train at their respective stations with their return ticket (Check below time at major stations).

CST 5.19 am        Dadar 5.37 am

Kurla 5.48 am    Thane 6.14 am

Dombivali 6.36 am       Kalyan 6.45 am

Neral 7.22 am       Karjat 7.38 am

Tentative Schedule:

07.50 am: Move towards Khandas Village by Local Transport tum tum / tracks.

08.50 am: With Breakfast, Introduction & Instruction, Start trek.

10.40 am: Chimney Climbing.

11.30 am: @ Top of Padargad & explore surrounding.

12.30 pm: Lunch in cave.

01.00 pm: Start Descend

02.50 pm: @ Khandas.

04:30 pm: Reach Karjat Station.

Note : Min 8 Participation required for the trek

Payment Details:

To confirm your seat Click on Account Details & please deposit (non refundable) Rs 200/- in any manner.

After transferring amount please send Details like Name, event name, transaction id, amount. on 9892219155 Ananda. (if we cancel trek then total money you will get refund)

Check List: (Rain Shower expected so please pack your bags accordingly.)

Compulsory items:

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, Approx 3 ltr water,Lunch, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should ware good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, Raincoat.

If you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid.

Non compulsory items:

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 your things.

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For Reg. & more details, contact our "Rangers”,

Ananda 98922 19155

Sudhir 9167 546 547

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