Tungareshwar trek

Tungareshwar wildlife sanctuary is a high endurance trek near Mumbai (Vasai). In this post I would like to describe the details of the tungareshwar forest trek. The trek is about 18 km long, which can be conveniently divided into 3 parts. The first part of the trek is till the Shiva temple (4 km), the […]

Konkan Kada, Harishchandragad Descent via Pachnai route

After having lunch I decided to visit Konkan Kada, before that I was able to book myself a place in Ganesh gufa with the help of guys whom I had lunch. There are series of caves(8/9) just behind the main temple of Harishchandrashwar of which the Ganesh gufa has a 8 feet tall Ganesh murti […]

Harishchandragad Trek route via Khireshwar

Harishchandragad trek is possible the best trek in Sahyadris. It has 3 main routes from which one can reach the fort, they are Nali chi vat, Khireshwar and Paachnai, with difficult rating of very difficult, difficult and easy respectively. After trekking kalsubai and ratangad, harischandragad was always on my card and the opportunity was presented […]

Ratangad Trek – The Jewel of Sahyadris

Click here for map of Ratangad. Cost of the trek : Rs 900. Grade : Moderate. Height : 1297m/ 4255 feet. The trek to Ratangad fort(The Jewel of Sahyadris) along with visit to Bhandardara dam had  been on my agenda for past year, ever since I visited Kalsubai peak. Ratangad falls in the same range […]

Kalsubai Peak Trek Descent via Indore/Indori

If the ascent of Kalsubai was fun, then the descent trek was completely a different story. As per the pujari advice, I took the northern route towards the Indore village. Kalsubai is a triangular peak with tabletop ridges on it north and south. One can also use the south ridge and reach Udhavane village, that […]