Overnight trek to Rajgad fort
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 4182 ft
Base Village: Gunjavne
Contribution: 1850.00 Dadar to Dadar
1200.00 Swargate to Swargate
Rajgad is huge vast fort. Rajgad means King of all forts. Located south-west 40 Kms from Pune. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj spent a great deal of his time on this fort close to 25 years. Rajgad is famous for its construction layout. The fort can be divided into four different parts based on geographical terrain and fortification. There are the three sub-plateaux (Machee) namely Padmavati Machee, Suvela Machee and Sanjevani Machee, and at the centre is the Ballekilla.
Itinerary: 13th June 2014
Starting from: Swami Narayan Temple, Dadar(east) at 23:30 sharp.
Pick up points: Mumbai: Chembur Naka, Vashi, Kalamboli near Mc Donalds,
Pune: Sawargate ST depot
We travel by private non a/c vehicle from Dadar till Gunjavne, the base village of Rajgad.
14th June 2014
Start our trek by 7:00 am, reach the top till 10:00 am.
Explore two machee and the ballekilla till the evening.
Dinner on the fort.
Opportunity for start gazing and making a wish
15th June 2014
Explore the fort.
Start descending Rajgad fort.
Lunch at the base village.
Start our journey back by bus/private vehicle
Return back to Mumbai by 22:00 pm approx.
Travelling from Dadar to Dadar for those who join at Mumbai
Travelling for those who join at Sawargate ST Depot.
Day 1: Veg breakfast (1), evening tea and Veg dinner (1)
Day 2: Veg breakfast(1), Veg lunch(1)
Treks and Trails, India charges if any.
Things to carry
Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.
Lunch & Water 3 lts (Mandatory). Good footwear (Mandatory).
Sleeping Bag / Mattress / Bed sheet / Pull over.
Head Torch / torch (Mandatory).
Extra pair of clothes, Towels & Napkins (Optional).
Slippers or floaters (just to relax your feet before & after the trek) (optional)
Personal small medical kit. (Which you require usually/Optional)
Electral / Tang powder.
Cap / Goggles. (Optional)
Other things as per your choice. (Camera, Binoculars, etc.)
Plastic bag to keep clothes dry.
Please carry your personal tea mugs and a small Swiss-knife.
Haversack to put all these things.
***** Carry one time meal (Lunch) for the trek. *****
Please don’t wear floaters or slippers during hiking & STRICTLY wear good shoes or footwear; it’s for your own safety. Carry and wear two pairs of socks to avoid blisters.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery (at own risk)
Please do not carry handbags or Jolas or Sling bags during trekking.
*No plastic littering on the way or in hills/mountains
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.
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5. Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops not allowed. Short pants/ hot pants not allowed.
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