Treks and Trails, India is going for a one day trek to Chanderi caves on 22nd June 2014, Sunday.

Info:
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 2330ft
Grade: Medium
District: Raigad
Base Village: Vangani
Contribution: 400.00 per participant.

Chanderi fort is situated near Vangani (Kalyan) was used as a base for the army. What remain is a few water tanks and a new Shivaji statue installed recently. A 360 degree view from the top is awesome. You can see Karnala fort, Prabalgad, Irshalgad, Manikgad, Peb, etc from the summit.
There is no significant history attached to this fort. This is the only sign to designate Chanderi as a fort.

Itinerary:
Participants are requested to board the Karjat train at the below mentioned time.
Mumbai CST 05:18
Dadar 05:36
Thane 06:14
Dombivili 06:36
Kalyan 06:46
Vangani 07:16

Treks and Trails India for a one day trek to Lohagad on 21st June 2014, Saturday.


About:
Fort: Lohgad.
Region: Lonavla....
Height: 3400 ft
Grade: Easy

History:
Lohagad – “Iron fort” is one of the many hill forts of Chatrapati Shivaji. It divides the basins of the Indrayani and Pavna and is situated on a side range of the Sahyadris. The Visapur fort is located on its eastern side. The four large gates of Lohagad are still in good condition and reasonably intact. Historical records show that in the later Peshwa period, Nana Phadnavis (1742-1800 AD) built several structures in the fort

The journey starts with the Indrayani express. People interested should board this train.
Please purchase your ticket till Malavli station. & lets meet at Lonavala station.

Treks and Trails, India is going for a one day trek to Karnala Sunday 15th June 2014

About:


Height: 1500 ft
Grade: Easy
Type: Hill Fort
Minimum: 07 participants
Contribution: 250.00

Karnala fort is a hill fort in Raigad district about 13 km from Panvel. Located in within the Karnala Bird Sanctuary. It was a fort of strategic importance. Redeemed with the power struggle of many rulers, Karnala Fort stands as a specimen of the 13th century constructions. The fort was sparingly used by the Karnala rulers including Angres, Mudhan and Peshwas until 1818, by which time British rulers have taken over the grand old fort under their control.

Treks and Trails, India is going for an overnight trek to Rajgad fort on 14th &15th June 2014 (starting on Friday night 13th June 2014).

 

About:

Type: Hill Fort
Height: 4182 ft
Grade: Medium
Endurance: Medium
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

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