“Friendship Day Spl Offbeat Machal Trek” 6th Aug 2017

   Friendship Day Spl Machal Trek
One Of  The Offbeat Trek Near Kolhapur

Dear Adventure Enthusiasts, Celebrate this Friendship day with Kolhapur Hikers in Nature


Information about the Trek
Date : 6th Aug 2017
Region : Vishalgad
Difficulty Level: Easy
Endurance Level: Medium
Max Participants : 30 only


A lovely hill station with cool climate around the year near Vishal Gad fort. Start of river MUCHKUNDI which blows a crystal white water. A challenging and adventurous trekking point for nature lovers and  trekkers.  Its a Awesome place for nature Photography

Situated almost 4000 feet high from the average sea level, this hill is separated from Vishalgad fort and the main Sahyadri range by a narrow gorge. Crowned with a level plateau three and a half miles long and one and a half broad, and freely supplied with water this 1500 Ares table land is well suited for a tourist destination. Clear and clean airy atmosphere, availability of sufficient potable water round the year at Machal, fascinates the visitors and gives them immense satisfaction. The place can be directly compared with Mahabaleshwarand Matheran, very famous hill stations in Maharashtra. 

The place is situated on tableland in the lanes of haughty Sahyadri Mountains few miles south of the Rantnagiri-Kolhapure road. According to mythology in a narrow mounted cave on the western side of the hill, there lived the famous saint Muchkund blessed by Lord Krishna. And the origin of river Muchakundi can be observed at this place. Kajali and Muchkundi are the two rivers flowing through Lanja taluka .These rivers are originating from Sahtadri lanes and flow towards west to meet the Arabin sea


Key Features of Trek :
1)Machal Platue & Village
2)Muchkundi Caves
3)Anccient time Temples
4)Old water resources at Machal forest
5)Thrilling Valley


Things  To Carry :

A Water Bottle (Minimum 2 Liters)
Ready to eat food (Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.)
Medicine those you require usually (Optional).
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic,
Enerzal / Electrol powder , Glucon D, Lemon etc)
Keep an extra pair of cloths
Torch with Extra Battery
Sun Cap, Sun Glasses, Rain shitter
A Day Pack (Small Sack) to carry thing on the trek.
A haversack to put all these things
IMP- ( the stuff should be wrapped in plastic bags to avoid Getting wet in rain)

The cost for the trek is INR 1199/- per person

Cost Includes
* Transportation Kolhapur to Kolhapur by private bus
* Vegetarian Food ( Breakfast, Pack Lunch)
* Expert Charges
* All Taxes and Service Charges

Cost Does not Include:
* Food ordered other than included meals in the Cost
* Personal Expenses like Soft Drinks, Mineral water, etc.

Schedule :

Sunday 6th Aug 2017

Meeting point at Gardan Hotel sharp at 05:00 AM departure to Vishalgada 
Breakfast at Amba 7:30 AM
8:30 we will reach at
Manalli Dam from ghat road point for few min
10:00 AM : Reach at Vishalgad
10:30 AM : Trek starts from Vishalgad to Machal
1:00 PM : Will reach at Machal & Lunch in Machal Village
2:00 PM : Start trek for Exploring Muchkundi Rushi caves.
04:00 PM : Descend towards Vishalgad
06:30 PM : Will reach at Vishalgad & departure to Kolhapur

9:00 PM : Reach at Kolhapur

Limited Seats are available, kindly confirm your seat by paying your trek fees as early as possible. Last date for registration is 1st Aug 2017

Kindly note :

Please avoid wearing gold ornaments and do not carry any valuable things.
Consuming Alcohol, Tobacco and Smoking is strictly PROHIBITED
Kolhapur Hikers will not be responsible for any type of injuries during trek

Registration forms are available on this address:
1) Hotel Marathi Khasiyat opposite N.C.C Bhavan
2)Wildthings shop Tarabai Park near Damini Hotel.
3)Skylark Pharma Opposite Gayatri Hospital Sane Guruji Vasahat
4)Hotel Vathrukhsh Shahu Park,more wadi ring road in front of SBI and BOI ATM.

For More Info & Registration Contact

Sagar Patil  8237079999  /9579997111        


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2 Responses

  1. Milind Shinde

    पन्हाळा ते पावनखिंड ऐतिहासिक मोहीम २२-२३ जूलै २०१७

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