One Day Trek to Irshalgad
Famous for its easily identifiable pinnacle, Irshalgad is the sister fort of Prabalgad located near Panvel, along with other well-known forts that came under Chhatrapati Shivaji’s reign. Once you reach the top, Irshalgad trek is a great way of enjoying the view of entire cluster of these forts. A night trek near Mumbai is how you can spend a memorable weekend with friends. It is also accessible for people looking for trekking near Pune because of its convenient location.
Visible from the Mumbai-Pune old highway, the pinnacle of Irshalgad has attracted all sorts of trekkers all these years. The villagers near the fort offer warn hospitality and guidance to whoever wishes to explore the historic place. While the fort is not as huge as its fellow structures on neighboring hills, it does add significance in terms of height. The climb to Irshalgad is a moderate one, although it promises magnificent view from the top.
06:00 am: Catch the train from CST to Karjat (6:10 am)
08:15 am: Meet the Trikon Team at Karjat Station
09:00 am: Reach Irshalgad base village Via Local transport and have breakfast with Introduction Round
10:00 am: Start the trek
12:00 pm: Reach the top and explore the fort
02:00 pm: Start descend
03:30 pm: Reach base village and have lunch (Veg Lunch)
04:30 pm: Start return journey
06:00 pm: Reach Karjat Station and Catch a Local Train to Mumbai
08:00 pm: Reach Mumbai
Train Details :
06:10 am: CSMT
06:18 am: Byculla
06:24 am: Dadar
06:31 am: Kurla
06:35 am: Ghatkopar
06:49 am: Thane
07:15 am: Kalyan
07:27 am: Ambernath
07:34 am: Badlapur
08:08 am: Karjat
Things to Carry
2 ltrs water
Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & biscuits
Extra pair of clothes
Clean napkin or towel
Rain coat/ Poncho / Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
Please carry personal medicines if any
Monsoon Safety Measures
Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing
Wear shoes with good grips
Use repellents to keep bugs away
Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.
Do not stray away from your group during the trek
Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts
Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
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.
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.
What is included in the tour
- Local Transport from Karjat to Karjat
- Food:Breakfast and Lunch
- Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges
- 5% GST
What is NOT included in the tour
- Train Travelling from Mumbai - Mumbai
- Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
- Anything other than above mentioned inclusions
- Enjoy the thrill of a trek
- Take in the panoramic view of Sahyadris
- View of Prabalgad, Matheran, Manikgad, Karnala, Morbe dam from top
- Find old rock-cut cisterns and a natural hole Nedhe on top
- Indulge in local cuisine