VRangers One Day trek to Nakhind Near Vangni on 15th Sept 2013

‘Nakhind’ has a natural rock peak with a cavity in it at the top which is called 'Nedhe' or 'Nosehole; formed by natural erosion. Why is it called as Nakhind? Cause the hill has seems itself like a Human Nose. Nakhind is noted for its gentle slope and dense forest route.

The top is a narrow forested ridge, running in the north-south direction. From one side of Nakhind we can see Chanderi Pinnacle.This gentle hill is excellent for relaxed, easy walks and nature lovers. It’s a good trek in the monsoon or in the winter.

Region: Karjat

Fort Height: 2326 ft.

Type: Hill Fort

Grade: Easy

Cost: Rs. 250/- {the charges of the trek include breakfast, traveling from Vangni to Vangni via public transport and refreshment.}

Train Timings: Karjat slow Local (plz come with your return ticket).

CST 5.14 am                 Byculla 5.22 am      Dadar 5.32 am

Sion 5.38 am                Kurla 5.44 am          Ghatkopar 5.49am

Bhandup 6.00 am        Thane 6.10 am         Diva 6.24 am

Dombivali 6.32 am       Kalyan 6.44 am       Ambernath 6.54 am

Badlapur 7.04 am         Vangani 7.16am

Trek schedule:

07.30 Hrs: - Breakfast & Tea.

08.00 Hrs: - Moving towards Bendis Gaon(Base Village).

08.45 Hrs: - Introduction Round

09.00 Hrs: - Start Ascending for the Machi Village

10.00 Hrs: - @Machi Village.

12.00 Hrs: - @ Top i.e. Nakhind (Nedhe, Nose Hole)

13.30 Hrs: - Descending towards base

16.00 Hrs: -@ Base Village.(If time permits we will visit Vangani Waterfall)

17.00 Hrs: - Back to Vangni

18.30 Hrs: - @Thane

Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:

Rains showers are expected, so pack your bags accordingly.

Compulsory items: Sunday Lunch.

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, approx 3 ltr water, 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.)

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