Dear Friends we invite you all for Trek to Rajgad on 28th Feb 2016 (leaving 27th Feb 2016).
Some Information about the Fort:
Basic Info: Rajgad is a fort located near Katraj. The height of Rajgad from sea level is 4250 feet and offers spectacular views of Sahyadri Mountains. One can see Sinhagad and Torna fort from Rajgad.
Main parts of the fort are:
Padmavati Machi: Facing north this has Padmavati Temple, Padmavati Lake, chor darwaja, Pali darwaja, Gunjavane darwaja, Daru Kothar (storage of arms and ammunition) and remains of the castle.
Sanjivani Machi: This huge, beautiful and royally constructed machi faces west and has 3 layered fortifications making it extremely difficult to conquer. Each layer has a depth of 20 feet and just 2 feet wide which looks like a scary narrow well. This type on construction was to aide guerilla warfare.
Suvela Machi: This is another grand machi facing east with lots of secret routes, doorways, nedha (Mountain hole).
Bale Killa: This is the highest part of the fort which has remains of palaces, water lakes and water towers. One can view the whole fort and the vast surrounding expanse.
Rajgad – The name describes the place itself – The king of all the forts 42 kms from Pune Rajgad is truly the King of all forts. It is famous for its structure. Rajgad is surrounded by Sinhagad, Torna, Mangalgad and Purandar. Shivaji Maharaj spent most of his life on this fort. He was here for nearly 30 years. This fort is historically very much important. The fort is 1400 mts above sea level.
Little info about the fort :
Place: Rajgad fort
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 4182 feet
Base Village: Gunjavne
Trek Leader: Swpanil.
The itinerary for trek is:
Meeting at : Pritam Hotel Dadar East 11.00 pm on Saturday night
Pick up Points : Vashi below Vashi bridge at 11.45 pm.
Start our trek by 6 am, reach the top till 9 am.
Explore the fort, Lunch, and start Descend by 2 pm
Evening Refreshment at the base village.
Start our return journey and Reach Mumbai by 10 pm tentatively
The cost for the trek will be INR 1100 per head. It includes, Transport from Dadar to Dadar by Private NON A/C BUS,Morning Tea Breakfast , Evening tea snacks 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 :
Lunch for the day
Water Bottle (Atleast 2 Ltrs)
Electrol 1 pack
Extra pair of clothes
Compulsory Torch with Extra Batteries
Medicines if required
Good Trekking shoes
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.