Dear All,

We at Bhramar have organized a Trek to Sarasgad fort on 14th June '14.

Little Info About The Trek Name : Sarasgad

Type: Hill Fort Height: 1600 Feet above MSL (Approx) Grade: Easy Base Village: Pali.

Sarasgad is a village situated near Pali in Maharashtra. Pali lies about 10 kilometres East of Nagothane along the Nagothane-Khopoli road.

The village contains Sarasgad Fort, the twin of Sudhagad Fort It can be identified by its four pinnacles and thus was mainly used as a watch place to check the surrounding region. The construction of the fort is not in good condition but the huge rock steps are something to watch for. There are two routes which lead to the top of this fort from Pali. On the top is the Shiva temple providing an excellent panoramic view of all the mountain ranges surrounding this area. Sudhagad and TailBaila can be easily view from the top of Sarasgad.

This fort height from sea level is 490 meters. There are many caves which were used for soldiers and other purposes because the fort has very little area available on its top. There are around ten tanks carved in rocks. They provide cool water supply throughout the year, which is very important for any fort. Shivaji Maharaj gave 2000 hones (golden coin used as currency during Shivaji Maharaj's time) for repairing the fortifications of this fort. On the way from the south there are 111 steps carved in stone. The door from this side is known as 'Dindi darvaja'.

The itinerary for the trek will be as follows:

Day1 Meeting Point : Anand Talkies,Thane east. Morning 6:00 AM
Travel by private non ac bus to base village.
Reach at base by 9 am. Have breakfast. Start trekking. Reach Top in 2 hours. Explore the fort and have Lunch.
Start Descend by 14:00 hrs. Start our return journey once we reach base village
Evening refreshments on the way.
Reaching Mumbai by 8:00 to 10.00 pm

The cost of the trek is INR 900/- per head. It includes travelling by NON AC BUS, Lunch, breakfast, evening refreshment and expertise Charges.

Things to carry:

Water 2 liter (Compulsory)
ID proof
Torch with extra batteries,
Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those u require usually.
A haversack to put in all the things to be that one has ones hands free while trekking.(Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.)
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.

Registration through phone calls only. One needs to handover full payment prior 7th June to below given members. No refund will be provided for cancellation post 8th June.

Anup Malandkar : 9702010507
Kailas Bhangare : 9702292244
Rucha Ralkar : 9594074434
Bhushan Mohite : 9870343490

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. The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; Bhramar, it’s instructors, organizers, volunteers or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly, shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of the participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.