Trek to Hadsar Fort and Shivneri
Date: 24th March, 2018
Meeting Point: Kalyan Stn
MeetingTime: 09:00 PM
Cost: ₹1500/- per head
Fort Hadsar, also known as Parvatgad, was constructed during the Satvaahanas and was heavily inhabited during that period. It is located on the outskirts of Ahmednagar (known commonly as Nagar) to control the trade route passing through Naneghat. Documentary evidences show that Hadsar was one of the forts exchanged in the 1637 treaty between Shahaji Raje and the Mughals. In 1818 the British forces conquered Junnar and the forts in this region. Like most other cases, main features of this fort were demolished by the british during their attack and later.
Shivanerii is known to be a place of Buddhist dominion from the 1st century AD. The caves, rock-cut architecture and water system indicate presence of habitation from the 1st century. Shivaneri got its name as it was under the possession of the Yadavas of Devagiri. This fort was mainly used to guard the old trading route from Desh to the port city of Kalyan. The place passed on to the hands of Bahamani kings after the weakening of Delhi Sultanate during the 15th century. In 1595, Maratha chief Maloji Bhosale, the grandfather of Shivaji, was enabled by Bahamani king Bahadur Nizam Shah II and gave him the inter-alia Shivneri and Chakan. Chhatrapati Shivaji was born at the fort on 19 February 1630 (some accounts place it 1627), and spent his childhood there. Inside the fort is a small temple dedicated to the goddess Shivai Devi, after whom Shivaji was named. The English traveller Fraze visited the fort in 1673 and found it invincible. According to his accounts the fort was well-stocked to feed thousand families for seven years. He also made a mention that the fort was then governed by a Brahmin turned Muslim. The fort was under the control of the Mughals after the Marathas and Sahu demanded it back in 1716. They regained the fort in 1762 and became a part of Ragunatha Rao. The fort came under the control of the British in 1818.
09:00 PM: Meeting Point @ Kalyan Stn
09:30 PM: Proceed towards base village by private vehicle
01.00 AM: Reach at the base village
01.30 AM: Introduction Round & Start the trek
05:30 AM Wake-up call & Get freshen up
06.00 AM: Watch Sunrise from top
07:00 AM: Tea & Brekfast Relax, explore, spend time, enjoy, enjoy…
08.30 AM: Start descend
09.30 AM: Reach at the base
10.00 AM: Start towards Shivneri
10.30 AM: Reach at the base
11.00 AM: Reach at the top, explore, photos…
12.30 PM: Start return journey
13.30 PM: Lunch on the way
17.30 PM: Reach Mumbai
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• A bottle of water (Minimum 3 Ltrs),
• Warm clothes (compulsory)
• Medicine those if you require usually (Optional)
• Good trekking shoes
• Some ready to eat food
• Pleases do not carry sling bags
• Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
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