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JINDHAGADA TREK

Trek to the Highest peak of Eastern Ghats

Jindhagada Peak is the highest peak in the Eastern Ghats with an elevation of 1690mts (5545 feet) above mean sea level, it is situated at a distance of 145kms from Visakhapatnam. 


Trek length : 12-14kms in 2 days

Trek difficulty : Medium

Batch Size : 15 to 30 


ITINERARY 

Day 1


6:00 AM - 7:15 AM

Pick-up points: Yendada, Maddilapalem, NAD, Vepagunta


8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Breakfast at sabbavaram


11:30 AM

Will stop at Paderu for a tea & washroom break


12:15 PM

Journey resumes to Olubidda Village.


01:15 PM

Lunchtime at a water stream with people being surrounded by lush greens and fresh breezes.


02:45 PM

Will start our trek towards the Eco Hikes campsite(3.6 kms).


5:00 PM

Will reach the camp site, keep our luggage there and walk to the sunset point.

(Pat your shoulders and reward yourself with a beautiful sunset).


6:30 PM

Campfire with some fun and frolic as the temperature begins to decline.


8:30 PM

Dinner time ( Chapathi with veg curry)


9:30 PM

We can do Stargazing if there are not clouds.


Day 2

5:00 AM: Time to wake up


05:45 AM

Experience the sunrise from the campsite ( if there are no clouds)


06:45 AM

Eat Breakfast (Maggie).


07:30AM

Begin our journey to the peak point.

09:30AM

Will reach the peak point. Take a moment to breathe and click pictures as you are at the highest point of Eastern Ghats.

10:30AM

Descent from the peak

11:30 AM 

Explore a natural cave on the way back to the Tribal Village

1:30 PM

Will reach the village

Freshen up at a nearby stream as the lunch gets prepared.

Lunch - vegetarian meals prepared by tribals


3:30 PM

Begin our journey back to Vizag.

6.30PM

Tea break one the way 


7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Back to Vizag.



WHAT TO CARRY FOR THE TREK

-Torch or headlamp

-Good Rucksack or Backpack

-Camera (optional)

-Sunscreen

-Gloves and beanie

-Hat or Cap

-Towel, extra pair of clothes 

-Raincoat or ponch

-Your valid ID card

-2 ltrs water

-Electrolytes packets-2


WHAT TO WEAR :

Light and stretchable trousers

Night Wear (Sweater and an extra pair of socks) 

Trekking shoes or sports shoes with good grip

Medical Kit, Personal medicines - if you have any.


Don't carry any ornaments and valuables with you. 

You're solely responsible for your belongings.

Organisers have all rights to make changes to the above itinerary due to weather and other emergencies.

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