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Serenity Travellers, Night Photography  Special Camping Trek to Sudhagad Fort On 10th & 11th March 2018.
 
 
Short Info:
 
Height: 2030 feet above sea level
 
Grade: Easy
 
Region: Pali
 
Base Village: Thakurwadi
 
Cost: 
 
1500/- Per Person
 
1400/- ST Members
 
Lead: Radhika/Vishwajeet
 
Maximum seats: 20.
 
 
About Sudhagad:
 
Sudhagad also called Bhorapgad is a hill fort situated in Maharashtra, India. This fort is said to date back to the 2nd century B.C the same age as the Thanale caves and Khadsamble caves nearby. It was then called Bhrorapgad after its presiding deity, Bhoraidevi. In 1436, it was captured by the Bahamani Sultan. In 1657, the Marathas took over and renamed it "Sudhagad" the sweet one. It was a large fort and Sudhagad was considered by Shivaji as the capital of his kingdom. He surveyed it, but instead chose Raigad because of its central location. In the regime of the Peshwas, the ‘Pantsachivas’ of Bhor became the custodians of this fort. After the annexation of princely states in 1950 the fort became patron less. As a result, the fort is in a state of ruins, even though it escaped the wrath of the British.
 
 
Itinerary:
 
 
Day 1: 10th March 2018, Saturday.
 
-For Mumbai Participants: Meet at Panvel bus Depot at 12:30 pm (after noon) sharp.
 
-For Pune Participants: Meet at Swargate PMT bus stop on Sarasbaug side at 11:30 am. 
 
Travel to base Village Thakurwadi by Private bus/Vehicle.
 
Reach the base village Thakurwadi by 03:30 pm.
 
Introduction, Rules and regulations.
 
Start the trek to Sudhagad fort by 03:45 pm.
 
Reach on top by 06:00 pm.
 
Enjoy Sunset and Photography.
 
Visit the Ancient Palace and Set up a place for Night stay.
 
Play Some Indoor games and fun time.
 
Enjoy delicious Finger licking Traditional village food for Dinner.
 
Night Photography Training Session:
 
Go out under the sky full of stars, as it is a new moon night we will experience stars at its best. (Depends on Whether)
 
Learn How to setup the Camera, how to Track North star, Milkyway etc For Long exposure shots. And All about Night Photography. 
 
11:00 pm, Its Time to sleep.
 
 
Day 2: Sunday, 11th March 2018,
 
06:00 am Good morning fellas.
 
Get freshen-up.
 
06:30 am Enjoy the Sunrise From Bhoraidevi mandir Platue,
 
07:30 am visit Mahadeo Mandir, Bhoraidevi mandir,
 
08:00 am Have Breakfast.
 
09:00 am Start Descending towards Base village.
 
11:00 am Start return journey to Mumbai/Pune.
 
Have lunch on the way.
 
Reach Mumbai 04:00 pm
 
Reach Swargate by 04:00 pm approx.
 
Trek ends with happy memories and new friends.
 
 
Things to be carried:
 
Warm Jacket or Sweater to protect from cold & Warm head cap,
 
Sleeping bag or mat to lay down. (Must)
 
Identity proof (Must),
 
A bottle of water (Minimum 3 Ltrs),
 
(No Water on fort so bring enough water)
 
Electral/Enerzol Powder, Glucond D etc,
 
Extra Pair of clothes,
 
Camera (Optional),
 
Cap, Sunglasses etc,
 
Suncream,
 
Mosquito repellent cream,
 
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional),
 
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks.
 
Things to Carry for Nigh Photography:
 
Any DSLR camera with Full Manual Mode,
 
Tripod to Mount DSLR Camera,
 
 
Includes:
 
-Transport from Panvel to Panvel by Private Vehicle for Mumbai People.
 
-Transport from Swargate to Swargate by Privet Vehicle For Pune People.
 
-Breakfast & Tea, 1 Dinner, 1 Lunch,   Evening Refreshments,
 
-Expertise Charges.
 
 
Excludes:
 
Saturday lunch,
 
Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption,
 
Any medical / Emergency  if required.
 
 
Payment:
 
One needs to deposit full amount in advance to book your seat into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
 
Bank: SBI
 
Acc No.: 33251324300
 
Name: Vishwajeet Jayawant Patil.
 
Ifsc: SBIN0012926.
 
Once payment is done, please send an email to serenitytravellers@gmail.com  with Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID, Cell Number.
 
Cancellation Policy:
 
-Cancellation before 10 days: 75% will be refunded.
 
-Cancellation before 5 days: 50% will be refunded.
 
-There is no refund after that. 
 
 
For Registrations call Team Serenity Travellers:
 
Radhika: 90220 45932
 
Vishwajeet:7720091989
 
If not reachable do sms or whatsapp.
 
 
 
Medical Disclaimer: 
 
 
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.
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