Dear Friends we invite you all for Night Trek to Gorakhgad on 22nd Feb 2015, Leaving Saturday night 21th Feb 2015.
Fort Gorakhgad is quite small in size. It had strategic importance during the reign of Shahaji Raje. However, no major battle is recorded to have taken place here. It was used in Shivaji’s era to patrol the nearby region and was used as a stopover station during the journey to Junnar via Naneghat. Though small in size, there is enough availability water and a lot of space for accommodation. The fort gets its name from Saint Gorakhnath, who performed his “Sadhana” in this place. Gorakhgad attracts trekkers due to its inviting pinnacle This region of Gorakhgad and Machhindragad has a dense forest cover. Gorakhgad is a small fort at Dehri village near Murbad. Named after Saint Goraknath, the fort is at a height of 2150 ft above sea level.
Some Information about the Fort:
Place: Gorakhgad fort
Height: 2137 FT
Base Village: Dehri
Difficulty Level: Medium (Rock patches)
Endurance Level: Medium
Trek Leader: Nishant Sheth.
The itinerary for trek is:
Meeting at : Kalyan Station @1:30 am 21th Saturday Night.
Reach Base Village by 03.30 am
Tea in base village
Start Trek by 4.00 am
Reach Top by 6.30 am
See the Sunrise
Explore the Fort
Start Descending by 10.00 pm
Reach Base Village by 1.00 pm
Lunch at base village
Start our Return Journey by 3.00pm
Reach kalyan by 4.30, Thane by 5.00pm mumbai by 6.30pm.
The cost for the trek will be INR 750 per head. It includes, Transport from Kalyan to Kalyan by Private Jeep, Tea and Lunch, Guide and mumbai rangers Administration Charges if any.
For Registration call us:
Nishant sheth : 8879418581
Amit Bhadouria :9819299164
Registration accepted only through phone call..
Important things to carry :
Compulsory torch with extra batteries
Water 3 ltrs atleast
Electrol 1 pack
Medicines if required
Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited. Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories” The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained. Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. The club will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.
Medical Disclaimer: Its Important to be fit before going for Treks. It is Important to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should Take permission from their physicians before treks.