View the awesome sunrise from Sarasgad fort early in the morning 29 Nov 2015

A double dhamal trek. Overnight start the trek, reach the summit. Rest at the temple after climbing 90 steps. 
About Sarasgad fort:
 
Sarasgad is located near Pali, it is the one out of the eight “Ashtavinayak” Lord Ganesha. Lord Ganesha of Pali is named ‘Ballaleshwar’ and located just behind the temple can be seen the ramparts of Sarasgad fort. Shivaji Maharaj brought this fort under Swarajya and spent 2000 Hon (the prevailing currency) for its reconstruction. Till independence this fort was under Bhor Sansthan. Once on the fort we see Kedareshwar temple and a lake nearby. Two bastions are there to keep watch on surrounding areas. We can locate Sudhagad, Tailbaila, Dhangad and Korigad.
 
 
Summary:
Type: Hill Fort.
Height: 1400 ft approx.
Grade: Easy.
Region: Khopoli- Pali.
Base Village: Pali
Itinerary:
22:45 Meeting at Dadar (E) Pritam dahaba on Saturday 28 November 2015.
23:00 Departure for Pali
01:00 Reach base village
01:30 Start trek
03:30 Reach on top.
06:00 Sunrise view
07:00 Start descend
09:30 Breakfast
12:30 Reach Mumbai approx.
 
 
Cost Includes:
Transport by private Non-A/C vehicle.
Breakfast at Pali, TreksandTrails charges if any.
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Cost Excludes
All kinds of extra meals. Insurance, tips, bottled water, aerated drinks etc. Any kind of personal expenses. Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the Cost Includes column above. All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like Road blocks, bad weather.
Things to carry
A haversack to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts. Extra Pair of Clothes. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.
Electoral powder, sleeping bag, carry matt. Personal medicines. Sweaters if required. Please do not carry handbags or jolas for this trek.
Wear good trekking shoes. Torch with extra batteries, head lamp. Bed sheets; please carry your personal tea mugs, spoon and a small Swiss-knife, plate, spoon, tea mug, candles.
TreksandTrails, India rules:
1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
2. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
3. TreksandTrails reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
4. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact send us a text message.
5. Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.
6. Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery (at your own risk)
7. Please do not carry handbags or Jolas or Sling bags. Payment made is non-refundable and non-transferable.
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Disclosures on medical conditions and Event Risk Profile:
It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. The cost mentioned above is for Indian citizens/Foreigners / NRIs contribution payable in Indian Rupees.
We recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / trekking. Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. is prohibited. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside. Do not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition. Note, this trek route does not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms.
Caution: Trekkers should be aware of Honey bee attacks at Saraasgad. Please learn well in advance how to handle emergencies. Avoid use of perfume and Deo while on this trek. No smoking specially during this trek.

 

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