Dear Friends we invite you all for Night Trek to Gorakhgad on 18th Oct 2014, Leaving Friday night 17th Oct 2014.
Fort Gorakhgad is quite small in size. It had strategic importance during the reign of Shahaji Raje. However, no major battle is recorded to have taken place here. It was used in Shivaji’s era to patrol the nearby region and was used as a stopover station during the journey to Junnar via Naneghat. Though small in size,
there is enough availability water and a lot of space for accommodation. The fort gets its name from Saint Gorakhnath, who performed his “Sadhana” in this place.
Gorakhgad attracts trekkers due to its inviting pinnacle This region of Gorakhgad and Machhindragad has a dense forest cover. Gorakhgad is a small fort at Dehri village near Murbad. Named after Saint Goraknath,
the fort is at a height of 2150 ft above sea level.
Some Information about the Fort:
Place: Gorakhgad fort
Height: 2137 FT
Base Village: Dehri
Difficulty Level: Medium (Rock patches)
Endurance Level: Medium
Trek Leader: Nishant Sheth.
The itinerary for trek is:
Meeting at : Pritam Hotel Dadar East 11.00 pm on Friday night 17 oct 2014
Pick up Points : Nitin Company Junction , Thane 11.45 pm.
Reach Base Village by 02.30 am
Tea in base village
Start Trek by 3.00 am
Reach Top by 5.30 am
See the Sunrise
Explore the Fort
Start Descending by 9.00 pm
Reach Base Village by 11.00 pm
Lunch at base village
Start our Return Journey by 3.00 pm
Reach Kalyan by 4.30 pm, Thane by 5.00 pm Dadar by 6.30 pm.
The cost for the trek will be INR 650 per head. It includes, Transport from Dadar to Dadar by Private NON A/C BUS, Tea and Lunch. Guide and Mumbai Rangers Administration Charges if any.
For Registration call us:
Nishant sheth : 8879418581
Amit Bhadouria :9819299164
Registration accepted only through phone call..
Important things to carry :
Water Bottle (Atleast 2 Ltrs)
Electrol 1 pack
Extra pair of clothes
Compulsory Torch with Extra Batteries
Please carry some bedding (sleeping bag/shawl) and as we will be taking some rest after reaching cave.
Medicines if required
Good Trekking shoes
Medical Disclaimer: Its Important to be fit before going for Treks. It is Important to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should Take permission from their physicians before treks.