Dear Friends we invite you all for Night Trek to Siddhagad on 13th March 16 (Leaving on 12th Night)
Type : Hill fort
Fort Range : Alibag
Height : 3232 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Base Village: Uchale / Narivali
Difficulty : Medium (4-5 hrs trek)
Trek Leader: Amit Bhadouria.
Siddhagad is situated in between two know trekking destination Bhimashankar and Gorakhgad, Sidhhagad is known for its wonderful forest and a bit of thrilling patch towards the end. There isn’t much to see on the fort except few remnants. However, the trek as such is very much enjoyable. Here we can see few remnants of the fort that was battled over between British and Maratha army, a Lord Shiva Temple, few broken cannons, few water cisterns etc. From top of Siddhagad, one can see Karnala, Manikgad, Kothaligad, Bhimashankar, Gorakhgad and Machindragad. This place is also known in Indian Freedom movement as two freedom fighters (Bhai Kotwal and Hiraji Patil) were shot dead at this place by British on 2nd Jan 1943.
The itinerary for the tour will be as follows:
Leaving 12th Mar, Saturday Night :
Meeting Point :Pritam Hotel Dadar East @11.00 pm
Pikcup Point : Thane Nitin Junction Below Bridge @11.45 pm
Reach Uchale @ 3:30 am, Start our Trek @04:00am
Reach Siddhgad Machi
Start Siddhagad Balekilla Ascend @ 7:00am
Reach Siddhagad Top @ 9:00am, Explore The Fort.
Reach Siddhagad Machi @ 12:00pm
Lunch at Siddhagad Machi.
Trek Back till Base.
Start Return Journey towards Mumbai
Reach Dadar @ 08:30pm
Expenses for the Trek is 9500 /- which is inclusive of Mumbai to Mumbai transportation in private (Non-A/c) bus, Morning Breakfast & Tea, Lunch, Guide, Mumbai Rangers Administration Charges if any..
For Registration call us:
Amit Bhadouria :9819299164
Registration accepted only through phone call..
Important things to carry :
Water Bottle (3 ltrs)
Compulsory Torch with Extra batteries,
Electrol 1 pack
Warm Cloth , Extra Pair of Clothes
Mosquito Repellent Cream
Some ready to eat snacks biscuits waffers etc
Medicines if required
Good Trekking shoes.
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.MumbaiRangers Night Trek to Siddhagad on 13th March 2016 (Leaving on 12th Night)