Treks and Trails India - Trek to Sagargad Fort near Alibaug - August 23rd 2015 Sunday

Summary:

Height: 1357 feet

Grade: Easy

Time: Maximum 2 hours from Khandale, base village

Location: Alibaug, Raigad District

Trek Cost Per Head - Rs 850 per head

Waterfall Mumbai

About:

This fort is said to exist since the Satvahan dynasty. In the books it is mentioned in the Treaty of Purander (1655 AD) where Shivaji gave 33 forts to the Moghuls. It is also said that Sagargard Fort was later given to Angre, the naval chief of the Marathas in return for loyalty against Shahu Chhattrapati of Satara. In the mid-19th century the British took the fort and built retreat homes on it. Also located on this fort a Temple of Siddheshwar, a river flowing by, and most of all a cliff just behind the temple where the river becomes a waterfall; water cistrens (Pandavkund), Vanartok Pinnacle. This hill fort commands a steering view of the entire Alibaug region and is still not a seafort,

 

Treks and Trails India - One Day Monsoon Trek to Kalsubai on 23rd August 2015

 


Summary:
Height: 5400 feet above sea level
Grade: Medium
Time: Maximum 4 hrs from Bari village
Region: Igatpuri.
Contribution: 1100.00 per person

About:
Kalsubai is the highest peak of the Sahyadri, the Everest of Maharashtra. At the summit is a small temple of Kalsubai. This being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view. To the north of the mountain range forts such as Ramsej, Harihargad, Brahmagiri, Anjaneri, Ghargad, Bahula, Tringalwadi, Kavnai can be seen. To the east one can spot Aundha, Vishramgad, Bitangad, to the west Alang, Madangad, Kulang, Ratangad (south west) and to the south Pabhargad, Ghanchakkar, Harishchandragad can be seen.

Treks and Trails India - One day trek to Chanderi (caves) on 16 August 2015

 

Chaneri

 

Summary: One day Trek to Chanderi (caves), Maharashtra
Height: 2592 ft
Assembly: Vangni railway station.
Region: Matheran
Contribution: Rs 500.00

About
Chanderi is a majestic massif, 800 metres high, stands out as one approaches Vangani station on the way from Badlapur to Karjat by train. It looks near from Vangani but the better approach road to Chanderi is from Badlapur. Joined to Chanderi by a column, are a group of four pinnacles called Mhasmal. To reach above it takes about 2 and half hour and to the top it takes next 45 minutes. The Chanderi-Mhasmal duo is very prominent and can be seen from far away peaks in the Sahyadris. Trek to Chanderi caves is near Mumbai.

Participants are requested to board to the following train and get in the second compartment towards Mumbai CST end
05:18 Mumbai CST
05:35 Dadar
05:47 Kurla
06:14 Thane
06:36 Dombivili
06:46 Kalyan
07:16 Vangani

Treks and Trails is going for a one day monsoon trek to Korigad on 15 August 2015

 

Korigad Groupie

 

Summary:
Height: 3000ft approx
Region: Lonavala
Base: Peth Shahapur
Grade: Easy
Cost: 1000.00 per person

Meeting point: Dadar Station (east) at 05:00 am

TreksandTrails Korigad trek itenary is as follows:
09:00 Reach Peth Shahapur, breakfast and tea.
10:30 Start Trek
11:30 Summit - Explore - REST - Lunch - Explore – Photography
14:00 Descend
15:00 Base
17:00 Departure for Mumbai


Note: *** AVOID USING PERFUMES AND DEO ESPECIALLY FOR THIS TREK **** We will be in Mumbai around 21:00 Hrs (Subjective)
Inclusion: Travel from Dadar to Lonavala - Korigad and back, 1 breakfast.
Exclusion: Emergency Medical evacuations if any required, Insurance and any item/event not mentioned in the inclusion list.

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