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BAAN Hikers have organised overnight trek to sudhagad on 28-29 June

Sudhagad is one of the ancient forts in Sahyadri. It was the glory of Bhor state.
Initially, Sudhagad was called as ‘Bhorapgad’. During empire of Shivaji Maharaj this fort was named as Sudhagad. This fort is approximately 590 meters in height. Sudhagad is a huge fort. It is called as the replica of Raigad.

Sudhagad was included in ‘Swarajya’ in 1648. It is described in old records as follows:
“Malavji Naik Karake put the ladders in Sakharadara. Initially, Jadhav and Saranayak both climbed the fort under the guidance of chieftain ‘Maloji Bhosale’. After that Haibatrao climbed the fort. 25 soldiers went ahead and killed the guards. Further the chief of the fort was killed in anguish and the fort was conquered.”
Shivaji Maharaj renamed Bhorapgad as Sudhagad. Later Sambhaji met Akbar (the rebellious son of Aurangjeb) in the ‘Pachchapur village’ situated at the base of this fort. Annaji Datto, Balaji Aavji Chitnis, his son Aavji Ballal and Hiroji Pharjand were all important persons in ‘Ashta-Pradhan Mandal’ of Shivaji Maharaj. Sambhaji has killed all of them in ‘Parli’ village near Sudhagad.


Fascinating Spots : 

Bhoreshwar temple :
Pachchapur Darwaaja :
Takmak Tok of Sudhagad :
Dindi Darwaaja 
Details for the trek are as follows:-



Train Schedule 

Catch Diva - Roha 71089 Train (On Central Line) 

(Diva 09.10 AM, Panvel 09.55 AM, Nagothane 11.45 AM)


Day 1-(28-June): 

12.00 pm - Meeting at Nagothane Railway Station & Move by private vehicle to Pali village. 

12.30 pm - Catch Private vehicle for Thakurwadi. 

01.30 pm – Reach base village & introduction round. 

02.00 pm – Trek to Sudhagad fort 

05.00 pm – Reach the top of fort. (Lunch on the way as time suits) 

05.30 pm – Explore fort 

09.00 pm – Team Building activities & Dinner 

10.00 pm – Good night 



Day 2-(29-June):

06.00 am – Wakeup call 

07.00 am – Breakfast 

08.00 am – Remaining fort exploration 

09.00 am – Start descending to base village 

Apprx 11.30 am – Base village (Lunch on the way) 

Apprx 01.00 pm – Reach Pali 

Apprx 03.00 pm – Khopoli 

Apprx 07.00 pm – Thane 



Note:

If you miss the train, you will miss the trek.
In return journey, we will catch Khopoli-CST train. 
THINGS TO BE CARRY:- 

Shoulder Sack (Must)
Identity Proof (Must)
Lunch for 28th Jun 2014 (Must)
Min 2 ltr. Water (Must)
Personal Medicines (If any)
Good trekking Shoes (Must)
Cap, Sunglasses (Recommended)
Torch with extra pair of batteries (Must)
Camera (optional)
Sleeping Bag/warm Bedding (temperature may go down in night)
Plate, mug, spoon (Must)
Jacket for cold (Recommended)
Extra pair of cloths, towel (Must)


Note : Smoking and drinking are strictly prohibited during Trek.



Cost of trek would be Rs 800/- per person which include

All Vehicle fares from Nagothane to Khopoli
Breakfast of 2 Days
Lunch of 1 Day
Dinner of 1 Day


For Registration kindly transfer Rs 800/- per person in the following A/C

Name: Mr. Divakar Satam 
Bank: Saraswat Bank 
Branch: Lower Parel 
Account No: 33120 31000 01215 
IFSC Code: SRCB0000331


After transaction please email us transaction id along with participant details (Name, email & mobile no) on divakar.satam@gmail.com
Limited Seats, Entry on first come first basis
Registrations are only through phone calls (Scraps, reply to this thread won’t be considered as confirmation)

For Registration & Queries, Contact below numbers:-

Divakar Satam: 9821325547 (Mumbai)
Lalit Rane: 9967408351 (Thane) 
Laxman Holkar: 9821709902 (Kalyan)
Niranjan Rane: 9920467972(Mumbai)

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