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Dear All,

We, Bhramar have arranged a trek to Lohagad on 13th July 2013.

Little Info about The Fort
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3500 Feet
Grade: Easy
Base Village: Malavli
Region: Pune

History:
Lohagad is very wide spread fort. There are 4 doors to Lohagad from the nearby village -Lohgadwadi. i.e. 'Ganesh Darwaja' , 'Narayan Darwaja' , 'Hanuman Darwaja' and 'Maha Darwaja'.
Some sculptures can also be seen on Maha Darwaja. The famous spot on Lohagad is 'Vinchu Kata' - the scorpion tail. Amazing view of Pawana Dam is also visible from the back side of Lohagad.
The wealth from Surat was brought here under the leadership of Netaji Palkar and kept here for some period.
One can see Purandar on south-east. Sinhagad as well as Tung and Tikona can also be clearly seen. This fort is of Satwahan Era and of great importance in Shivaji's period as to keep watch on Konkan and Bor Ghat. This fort is historically very crucial and must be visited by trek lovers and history lovers.

The itinerary for the Trek is as given below
Trek Leader: Will be announced soon
The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members.

The tentative itinerary for the Trek is as given below:
Meeting Point : Thane Station East.Anand Cinema( 5:30 AM )
We will start our jorney by NON AC private bus towards Lonavala.
Breakfast will be provided in Bus. We will reach Lonavala 8.30 Am tentatively. From Lonaval to base in next half an hour.
Introduction, instructions and start the trek. Reach the top in 1.5 hrs. from base village (Aprx).
Explore the fort and Lunch.
Descending by 4.30 PM and Start our return journey.

Things To Be carried:
1) 2 Liter water, There are no good water sources on the fort.(Compulsory).
2) Torch with extra batteries (compulsory)
3) Some ready to eat food. (Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.)
4) Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes.
5) Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
6) Windcheaters, if required.
7) A good trekking shoes/sandals
8) Camera, Cap etc. (Optional).

A haversack to put in all the things to be carried....so that one has hands free while trekking.
Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Rains are expected, so pack yr bags accordingly to save them from getting wet. Double pack your valuables in plastic bags.

The cost for the Trek is Rs 750/- per head which includes,
Travelling from Thane to Thane,
Breakfast Lunch and evening refreshments.
Bhramar Expertise charges

Registrations are only through phone calls .
If calls not attended, then please send an sms with message LOHAGAD Trek Enquiry,
we will call you back once we are free.
Mail us at bhramar2011@gmail.com
 
All are requested to confirm their participation before 06-July-2013 by making full payment of trek charges.50% of the per head cost of trek will be collected by participant, if participation is cancelled on Trek day after confirming the name.

Do Not Litter: Participants are requested to carry the waste back to the city and dispose it off in dustbins. All our treks are Eco-friendly, kindly take care of nature around us. Smoking and Drinking alcohol during trek is strictly prohibited if anyone found doing that will be expelled from trek without refund. Respect the Heritage and culture.

Be a group: It is of utmost importance that all participants stick together in the group. Everyone is responsible for his/her own safety.
Interested people may contact us on the nos. given below: Payment needs to be handed over to below members.

Bhushan Mohite: 9870343490
Anup Malandkar: 9702010507
Kailas Bhangare: 9702292244
Rucha Malandkar: 8879900489
Please forward the mail to rest if I have missed someone.

Regards/Team Bhramar

www.bhramar.org

 

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