In all probability, its own neighbours don't know its a heritage site. Well the sight of a group of adrenaline junkies climbing on to it sure will alert them.
The Hyderabad Adventure Club is organising a trek to the Moula Ali Hills on 23rd May, from 6am to 9am. Participants will be assembling at the foot of the Moula Ali Dargah. This is intended to be a mild trek, and good for starters and for people who are planning for major treks.
The Moula Ali Dargah is 25 km from Nampally, and one of the 11 heritage sites identified by the Heritage Conservation Committee of HMDA. A long staircase of 500 steps must be climbed to reach the dargah. Once participants reach the dargah at about 6:15am, they can then take some time watching the sun rise and make a few trips up and down the hill from different directions.
If you're up for participation, you must wear full track pants and T-shirts, sport or trekking shoes (preferably with knee support) and a sun cap, and carry a water bottle. You may get along some fruits, juices, energy bars or something to munch on after and during the trek. And those who're avid photographers can also carry a camera to take a few snaps.
The Hyderabad Adventure Club is a non-profit club that has been established with an aim to provide everyone opportunities to get outdoors and try new activities including travel, trekking, hiking, camping and adventure sports like rock climbing, rappelling, paragliding, skiing, white water rafting and scuba diving. The mission of the club is to get close to nature and enjoy it in an eco-friendly manner; to experience trekking, hiking and outdoor activities; and to learn tips, tricks, techniques & first aid for safe and comfortable outdoor adventuring.
Adults (18-60 years) may participate out of free will, Juniors II (13-17 years) will need the written consent of a parent or a guardian, and Juniors I (8 -12 years) must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian.
Rs. 20 will be collected from all participants as donation. Please contact Padmaja at 93913-96859 or Diyanat at 98850-39230 for registrations and further details.