Overview

Alang Madan are forts in Nashik district, Maharashtra, India. It lies in the Kalsubai range of the mighty Western Ghats. It is regarded as the most difficult trek in Maharashtra as it includes multiple climbing and rappelling patches. It also includes 400ft & 1000ft depth adventurous and most thrilling valley crossing between Madan fort and Alang fort. Thrilling traverse and dense forest cover makes this trek difficult.

1 Night 1 Day Available on request Mumbai, Maharashtra
Highlights
  • Rappelling and Rock climbing
  • 400 feet & 1000 feet depth Valley Crossing
  • Steep steps to climb
  • Amazing view from the top of the fort
  • Historical remains of fort- water cisterns, caves, and other structures
  • Breathtaking View of Alang, Madan, and Kulang
  • Mesmerizing views of Sahyadri Mountains
  • Sunrise View from Alang Fort Top

About Trek 

  • Location : Ambewadi, Igatpuri, Nashik
  • Elevation : 4500-5000 feet. above sea level
  • Fort Type : Hill Fort 
  • Trek Distance : 6 km approx 
  • Trek level : Difficult
  • Trek Duration : 3 hrs one way
  • Endurance : Very high
Itinerary
DAY - 0 Pune / Mumbai

Pune 

  • 10:00 PM : The journey will start from Ch. Shivaji Nagar in Front of Bank of Maharashtra 
  • 10:30 PM : Followed by further pickup points; Nashik Phata, Bhosari, Chakan.

Mumbai

  • 10:00 PM : Kasara Railway Station (East)
DAY - 1
  • 04:00 AM : Reach at base village & freshen up.
  • 05:30 AM : Enjoy your morning tea & breakfast.
  • 05:45 AM : We will start our trek towards Madan fort with Small Introduction & instructions about trek with the team and fellow participants. Our team of technical experts will guide you throught.
  • 09:00 AM :  Reach at base wall of Madan fort and will start climbing 50ft high Madan wall one by one.
  • 11:00 AM :  Reach top of Madan fort
  • 11:00 AM : 12:00 PM : Witnessing the panoramic view of AMK, quick photoshoot, eat snacks, fruits etc.
  • 12:00 PM :  Start descending towards Valley crossing point.
  • 12:15 PM :  We will reach the set-up point at Madan fort. The technical team will introduce you to the climbing equipment and the safety measures you need to follow.
  • 12:30 PM : Valley Crossing activity will begin at Madan fort. simultaneously after Exploring Alang fort Rappelling activity will start. Participants will need to wait for their turn, and those who have finished will need others to complete.
  • 03:30 PM :  We will complete Valley Crossing activity as well as rappelling activity.
  • 03:30 PM : Descend starts towards Base village through dense jungle.
  • 06:00 pm : Reach the Base village congratulations on complete the climb.
  • 06:00 PM : Handover of climbing equipment to the Technical team.
  • 06:00 PM : 07:00 PM : Lunch will be served at local villagers house
  • 07:00 PM : We will begin our journey to the city. Till this time, heart-whelming memory of the adventure will occupy your mind on the way to Mumbai/Pune
  • 11:30 PM : Reach Mumbai/Pune we will follow the same route on the return journey

NOTE :- Please note trek ending time may vary depending on group speed, weather conditions, the crowd on the slope and many other factors please give some time margin for your return journey.

Packages
  • Rs. 2800/- (Without Transport, Including Insurance)
  • Rs. 3200/- (Mumbai to Mumbai)
  • Rs. 3500/- (Pune to Pune)

Coupon Code Available

  • GROUP4  (for 4+ bookings)

  • GROUP9  (for 9+ bookings)
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Transport (by Non-AC Bus)   
  • Adventure insurance (with Travel cover)
  • Climbing Equipment/Gears
  • 400 feet & 1000 feet depth Valley Crossing
  • Climbing & Rappelling 
  • Breakfast and Tea
  • Lunch (Unlimited)
  • Basic First Aid (if required)
  • Trek leader expertise
  • Forest entry charges
  • Our Badge

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the inclusion of this package.
  • Any kind of personal expense like Mineral water/lime water/ Soft Drinks/ Extra snacks or meals that are not mentioned in the inclusions, purchased for personal consumption. 
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather, accidents etc. 
  • Any Medical/Emergency evacuations if required. 
  • Any kind of Insurance is not included.
Things To Carry

ESSENTIALS : ID Proof, Water Bottle, Power Backup, Wallet, Backpack. 

CLOTHING : Full sleeve shirt/top & full pants for Trek, Extra pair of Clothes as per need, Raincoat /Jacket / Sweater, Trekking shoes, Quick Dry Towel, Cap.

ADDITIONALS : Energy Drinks/Supplements, Dry Snacks, Facewash, Sunscreen, Brush & Toothpaste, Sunglasses, Hankerchief, Gloves, Camera, Torch, Personal medicines if any, etc.

How To Book
  • Step 1: Scroll down & tap on "BOOK NOW"
  • Step 2 : Select your departure date from the calendar and proceed.
  • Step 3 : Select your ticket type & no. of participants. (At this step you can use the coupon code if you have any)
  • Step 4 : Fill your details and proceed.
  • Step 5 : Tap on review & Payment to select your payment type (UPI, Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking) and proceed.
  • Step 6 : Once your tickets are booked, you will receive confirmation mail. WhatsApp us the booking ID details on  8799856476 & fill the google registration form.  

OR 

  • Step 1 : Make Payment on PhonePay/Google Pay   8799856476 (Maharashtra Gadkille)
  • Step 2 : Send a screenshot of the payment on WhatsApp number  8799856476 for confirmation.
  • Step 3 : Fill the registration form for the final booking procedure.
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Pickup Points
  • 10:00 PM : Ch. Shivaji Nagar in Front of Bank of Maharashtra 
  • 10:30 PM : Nashik Phata 
  • 10:45 PM : Bhosari
  • 11:00 PM :  Chakan
Terms and Condition
  • Please confirm on call about the seats availability before paying.
  • Once the payment is completed, inform our team via sharing a screenshot/copy of the payment confirmation. Make sure the date, time, and UTR number are visible in the copy and please fill the registration form to confirm your seats, names & age with the team.
  • Do note that your registration will be confirmed only after the acceptance of complete trek/tour charges.
  • Please note that the advance amount paid would not not refunded in any case, except if the trek/tour departure is cancelled by us. Do check cancellation policy in case any refunds or cancellations.
  • Seats arrangement will be on first come first serve basis at the time of pickup and it will be same throughout journey. (Any disputes regarding seating arrangement would result in dismissal of both the parties and would not be liable for any refunds.) 
  • Please make sure you are added in the whatsapp group 6-8 hours prior to the trip as all the pickup & lead details would be shared in the group. 
  • Food and Stay arrangements are done as per the availability of the locations so kindly don't expect too luxurious. 
  • Backpacking trips are arranged for the people who are looking out for pocket friendly trips and are more about chasing experiences. 
  • We need at least 12-14 Travellers to manage our Trip, so our team reserves all the rights to cancel the Trip if the minimum batch size is not enough.
  • Your payment implies that you have read & complied with all our terms and conditions.
FAQs
  • Are washrooms available on the trek?

Washrooms are available at the base village only. No facility is available during the trek.  

  • Is this trek safe for girls?

This trek is completely safe for girls And have separate changing rooms.

  • What about extra baggage?

You can safely keep your extra bags in bus

  • Are changing rooms available?

Changing rooms and washrooms are available at the base village

  • What are the pickup points?

Pick up is available if your location comes in between our route for this you have to contact us before.

What is Alang-Madan Valley Crossing?

Alang-Madan Valley Crossing is an exhilarating adventure activity that involves traversing the rugged terrain between the two forts, Alang and Madan, situated in the Sahyadri mountain range of Maharashtra, India.

  • Where are Alang and Madan forts located?

Alang and Madan forts are located in the Kalsubai range of the Western Ghats, near the village of Kulangwadi in Nashik district, Maharashtra.

  • What is the difficulty level of the Alang-Madan Valley Crossing?

The Alang-Madan Valley Crossing is considered to be of moderate to difficult difficulty level. It involves navigating steep cliffs, rocky terrain, and narrow ridges, requiring a good level of physical fitness and prior trekking experience.

  • What are the best seasons for undertaking the Alang-Madan Valley Crossing?

The best time for Alang-Madan Valley Crossing is during the post-monsoon season (October to February) and the pre-monsoon season (March to June). During these periods, the weather is generally pleasant, with clear skies and favorable trekking conditions.

  • Is prior trekking experience necessary for the Alang-Madan Valley Crossing?

Yes, prior trekking experience is highly recommended for the Alang-Madan Valley Crossing due to the challenging terrain and technical sections involved. It is advisable for participants to be familiar with basic trekking and rappelling techniques.

  • Is there any water source available along the route during the Alang-Madan Valley Crossing?

Water sources may be limited along the route, so it is advisable for participants to carry an ample supply of drinking water to stay hydrated throughout the journey.