Long Weekend Trek To Alang – Madan – Kulang (The Toughest Trek In The Sahyadri)
Long Weekend Trek To Alang – Madan – Kulang (The Toughest Trek In The Sahyadri)  3N/4D

Itinerary -
Day 1 : Alang Madan and Kulung
Board the slow Kasara Local train (N) starting from Mumbai CST on Day: ZERO
22:50 CST
23.04 Dadar
23:31 Thane
00:03 Kalyan
01:18 Kasara
Meeting Point: Kasara Station near Ticket Counter 01:20 hrs on

Day 2:
01:30 Reach Kasara
02:30 Introduction, orientations & start travel up to Ambewadi
04:00 Rest for 2 hours
06:30 Wake up, Breakfast.
07:30 Trek begins
Reach the col between Alang and Madan, climb the rock patch of Madangad. Lunch Break on Madangad top. After lunch start Descending Madangad. Reach the col between Alang and Madan Start Ascending Alang Fort Reach the cave, dinner and rest for the day.

Day 3 :
06:00 Wake up, Breakfast, Explore Alang.
Start Descending Alang fort. & trek towards Kulang fort, Lunch in the route. Reach the cave of Kulang fort. Dinner and rest for the day.

Day 4 :
06:30 Wake up, Breakfast, explore Kulang fort.
09:00 Start descending, Kulang fort, reach Ambewad and have lunch.
15:30 Travel towards Kasara.
17:30 Reach Kasara.

                                               

                                  Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!

Inclusions :

  • Accommodation at the mentioned hotels or similar on twin sharing basis  with breakfast 
  • (depending on the availability )
  • Meal Plan (as mentioned)
  • A/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing. (ac will not run in hill area) 
  • All Permit fees and hotel taxes (as per itinerary)
  • Toll, Parking, driver’s Bata, road tax & fuel charges.
  • Pick up From Airport/ Railway Station
  • Drop at Airport/ Railway Station

Exclusions :

  • GST extra 
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, porterage.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Guide charges, Tips, Entry Fees & Camera Charges if any
  • Porterage At Hotels And Airports, Laundry, Liquors, Wine,Room Heater Charges Etc
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like cyclone, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client and directly payable on the spot).
  • Travel Insurance
  • Early check-in and Late check-out charges are not included in the above cost. Standard Check-in time : 1400 hrs. / Standard Check-out time:  1100 hrs.
  • Costs does not include any type of Surcharges if any and will be charged if applicable (Eg. Gala Dinner , Festive Season Charges, Long weekend etc.)
  • Room upgrades and freebies from the hotel
  • Anything which is not included is excluded


About The Place:

Difficulty Level: Difficult
Endurance Level: Very high
Food Arrangement: Take pack lunch and drinkng water along. Its a long trek
Transport: Limited frequency of ST buses are avaiable till the village roadend
Height of forts: 4852 - 4841 - 4822 ft
Base Village: Kulanwadi 
District: Nashik
Region: Igatpuri - Kalsubai
Route from Pune: Pune - Nashik phata - Naarayangoan - Kotul - Udadhawane - Alang
Route from Mumbai: Mumbai - Kasara - Sakurli - Ambewadi - Alang
Distance from Mumbai: 145 km approx.
Distance from Pune: 175 km approx.
Total time required for climbing
Total distance for climbing: Day: 1, 2 and 3 approx 7km, 5km, 6km respectavely.
Minimum participants required: 7 persons
Maximum participants 25 persons
Duration: 3 days and 3 Nights

About Alang fort:
Alang Fort (also Alangad) is a fort in Nashik district, Maharashtra, India. It is one of the three forts, the others being Madangad and Kulang, in the Kalsubai range of the Western Ghats. They are the most difficult to reach forts in Nasik District. A dense forest cover make these treks difficult. These three forts are a little neglected due to very heavy rains in the area and a difficult confusing path to the forts
 
About Kulang fort:
Being in the same region of the three forts its said climb to Kulag is the most difficult. On the way up climbing we come across patches of rock cut steps. It take 6 hours to reach from Kulanwadi to the fort. On the fort to see around 5 water cisterns. Form here we could also see Mahuli with the 3 pinacles. One can also stay at the caves here.
 
About Madan fort:
The climb preferred is usually between Madan and Alang. The time taken could around 3-4 hours to reach the step after leaving Kulung fort. Over here rock climbing would be required as the wall of the steps was destroyed during the cannon fire. Use of a fixed rope is required. There is one large cave on this fort and 2 water cistern. The top of the fort is a huge plateau. On the fort, there are two caves, a small temple and 11 water cisterns. Remnants of buildings are spread over the fort. Kalasubai, Aundh Fort, Patta and Bitangad are to the east of the fort, Harihar, Trimbakgad and Anjaneri to its north and Harishchandragad, Aajobagad, Khutta (pinnacle), Ratangad and Katrabai to its south.


Payment Policy :

  • Booking amount required 100% amount of Flight Tickets & 50% amount of Land Package
  • Rest 50% payment should be done before 20 days of your departure 

Cancellation Policy :

  • Cancellation charge of 25% of total amount on package ( except Flight )per person is applicable any time after the booking is confirmed.
  • No refund, if cancellation is received less than 10 days before arrival.
  • 50% of the total package amount is applicable, if cancellation is received between 11 - 20 days before arrival.
  • 25% of the total package amount is applicable, if cancellation is received between 21 - 30 days before arrival.
  • During COVID or any other pandemic situation the cancellation charges will be on sole discretion of the management and it will be decided on case to case basis.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the
  • operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.  
  • Cancellation Policy for Air Ticket depends on the Airlines policy

Terms & Conditions :

  • Kindly note hotels are not equipped to provide Indian items in their breakfast and they would try the same.
  • In case any guest requires Indian Items during the breakfast there would be additional charges applicable. 
  • Strictly NO Refund for any un-utilized services once booking is confirmed.
  • The above quote is strictly subject to availability of rooms at the time of booking.
  • The quote is strictly applicable as mentioned above and changes will attract a deviation in the costs.
  • This is only a quotation. We are not blocked/booked/holding any rooms/ restaurants and will be subject to availability at the time of booking, so rate can not be guaranteed with a late confirmation.
  • In case there is an increase or decrease in the number of pax there would be a change in the costs.
  • Remittance charges of USD 30 would be applicable per transaction.
  • ROE would be charged as per the prevailing ROE on the day of making payments.
  • Supplement cost will require for arrival/departure transfer between 2200 hrs. - 0700 hrs.(Odd Hours of the Day)
  • We strongly recommend to all our travellers to purchase the Overseas Travel Insurance Policy on their own before travel.
  • This would help and protect from incurring any loss of personal belongings or in case of any personal illness on tour or any kind of accident.
  • In case the Group is travelling with more than normal luggage then additional charges will apply for extra Van
  • All water activities , adventure activities are subject to weather conditions 
  • Meal plan: EP - Accommodation only, CP - Accommodation with breakfast, MAP - Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP -
  • Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • GST of 5.00 % will be charged on the Total Invoice, if you make the payment in India.
  • Its mandatory that we should receive guest’s Pan Card & Passport Copy for further booking process.
  • The travel company reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer anytime at its own discretion and without any prior notice.

Seasons :-
  • Summer - 15 Feb to 15 June

Monsoon - 15 June to 15 Oct
Winter - 15 Oct to 15 Feb
The best time to visit Maharashtra is between September and April, specific to the coastal areas where it rains like the devil from June to September. The period between September and June is perfect for a trip to the hill stations of Mahabaleshwar and Lonavla. The winter months between November and February are pleasant months weather wise, as the humidity levels are the lowest and evenings are cool to cold. Average summer temperatures through the state hover between 22°C-39°C and winter temperatures average 12°C-34°C.

Currency: –
  •  Indian Rupee

Language: –
  Hindi / English / Marathi/Konkani/Other major dialects include Varhadii spoken in the Vidarbha region and Dangii spoken near Maharashtra-Gujarat border.

Things to carry :

  • Flight /Train tickets , Passport and Aadhar Card as ID Proof , Photos , Double Vaccination Certificate 
  • Keep some cash as ATM is not available at all the places
  • Required Medicines
  • Few Skin Care Products like sunscreen, moisturizer, lip balm 
  • Goggles , Umbrella , swimsuit , thermals or woollens as per requirement of location 
  • Good quality foot wear (Shoes , flip flop , beach slippers  etc.) as per requirement of location
  • SIM Card which has range to location you are travelling 
  • Chargers for charging your electronic gadgets , Power Bank 
  • Small First Aid Kit
  • Mosquito Repellents 
  • Extra Pairs of Inner Wear and Empty Travelling Bags  
  • Torch
  • Few Packed Snacks, Pickles , Chutneys etc.

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Long Weekend Trek To Alang – Madan – Kulang (The Toughest Trek In The Sahyadri) 3N/4D

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