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Dear trekkers,
#Trekkers Journey Talgad + Ghosalgad + kuda caves two forts & caves easy event in one day on Sunday 30th July 2017.

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Two forts in one day trek to Talgad + Ghosalgad + kuda caves.
Brief Introduction about Forts are as follows

Type : Hill forts 
Grade : Easy.

 

#Talgad fort
A small fort height 1000 ft from MSL in roha region.
Its main objective was to keep a watch on the Mandad creek where the Kundalika river meets the Arabian sea.
History : Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's won the fort from Adilshah of Bijapur in 1648 AD. When Afzalkhan attacked the Maratha kingdom in 1659, Talgad fort was seized by Siddi. Later, on hearing the defeat of Afzalkhan, Siddi released the seize citing fear from the Maratha warriors. later in 1735 AD by the first Bajirao Peshwa and thereafter in 1818 AD by General Prathur.

#Ghosalgad Fort
Fort Ghosalgad height 1200 fts from MSL may have been built to keep a watch on the business & trade activities which were enrouted through Tamhanghat.
History :
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj captured this fort and renamed it as “Veergad”. As per the Treaty of Purandar with Mughals (Mirza Raje Jaisingh played an important role in making Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj sign this treaty), Shivaji Maharaj kept 12 forts under his reign of which Ghosalgad was one of them. Thus one can understand the significance of this fort.

#Kuda Caves :
Group of 26 Buddhist rock-cut caves, created in 1st c. BC - 3rd c. AD.
Kuda caves are small, simple.
These caves have two levels and the individual blocks are smaller and are on the upper levels. The inscriptions on the caves are the preaching of Buddha and his disciples. The interiors of the caves are carved with stupas and a rock carved image of an elephant as the janitor is inscribed on the front gate of the caves.

#Journey Details (
Tentative itinerary)

#DEPARTURE :- Journey starts on Sunday 30th July 2017 @ 05:45 AM
#ARRIVAL: SUNDAY 30th July 2017 @ 21: 00 PM.

We would be heading by Private non AC vehicle towards destination.
(Following are the pickup points)

#Dadar (E) – 05:45 AM Near #Swami_Narayan_Mandir, #Dadar (E) stn.
Pickup points in routes will be #Sion, #Chembur, #Vashi, #Belapur, #Panvel etc.

Pune People can meet @ Panvel
Breakfast on the way

10 : 00 am Reach base village of Talgad,
Trek of 30 mins to reach top, Explore fort, surrounding with info sharing
12: 00 pm Descend and move towards kuda caves.
Explore caves

1:00 pm lunch.
2: 00 Move towards Ghosalgad
3 : 00 pm start 45 mins trek to Ghosalgad to reach top.
Explore 1 hr all fort.

5: 00 pm Return journey starts towards Mumbai

We will be in Mumbai around at 21:00 Hrs (that’s – subjective)


#The ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE is 1100/- per head. (Ask for Group Discount)
FEE includes: Dadar to Dadar Traveling by non ac private travel bus, 

Breakfast + Tea, + Lunch(Veg) + Evening snacks.
First aid, Certified person guidance.

FEEs DO NOT INCLUDES : 
1] Cold drinks & mineral water, Private orders in hotel. 
2] Insurance coverage, Medical expenses other than First Aid.
3) everything which not included in Includes.

Things to Carry : 
Id Proof Compulsory 
1)Water Bottle (2 Litre) Must 
2)Dry Food (snacks) ready to eat.. 
3) Personal Medicines /personal First aid kit If any 
4) Cap, goggle, Sunscreen etc. 
5) Sport shoes./ No Kitos or sandals
6) Electral powder / Glucon D / Tang 
7)Camera (Optional) 
8) Bag to carry all this thing. 
Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas. 9)Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
#For Registrations #Call/#SMS/#Whatsapp us at 9920620314 / 9773000301.
Or 
#Mail us at trekkers.journey@gmail.com

#Seats will be available on first come first basis.
Minimum 10 seats required for event.


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