*SUMERU TREKKERS* (The Adventure out there)
INVITES YOU FOR A *ONE DAY TREK TO KORAIGAD Saturday 03rd July 2016*
LITTLE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EVENT / TREK
Type : Hill Fort
Time : 1 TO 2 Hours from base village
Height : 3000 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade : Easy
Base Village : Peth shahpur
*About fort* :
Information About Koraigad
Koraigad fort is located about 20 Kms away from Lonavla, in Pune district. It is about 929 m above sea level.
There are two routes to reach to the top of Korigad, one from village PethShahpur and other one is from Ambavne village. Route from Pethshahpur is easier than the route from Ambavne village. We have to climb nearly 510 steps while going from Pethshahpur route. The route starting from the Bhairavnath Temple at Pethshahpur takes us to the top within 45-50 minutes and which enters through the Ganesh gate.
Route starting from Ambavne village is very much slippery and it takes us to the fort through Ambavane gate.
This fort was incorporated into his kingdom by Shivaji Maharaj along with the forts of Lohagad, Visapur, Tung and Tikona in 1657. On March 11, 1818, Col. Prother tried to take over this fort but even after a prolonged siege could not make any headway. Finally on 14 March, by igniting the stored ammunition by means of a loose cannon ball, he succeeded and this fort was conquered by British.
There are two lakes on the top of the fort. A temple to its patron goddess Koraidevi also exists along with several smaller temples dedicated to Vishnu and Shiva. Koraidevi Temple has been recently renovated and has a 3 feet high Deepmala. The wall of this fort is completely intact and one can walk along its entire perimeter (about 2 km). Its massive gate is also intact. Several ruins of older structures within the fort still exist. We can also see some of the cannons lying on the fort.
The itinerary for the Trek is as given below:
05:00am : Pick up at Dadar near Pritam Hotel
07:30 Group introduction/orientation and have breakfast
09:30 Reach base village
11:30 Reach on Top
11.30-12.30 pm : explore fort ,photography, etc
12.30 : Descending fort
1.30 pm- Reach base village and lunch
6.00 pm- Reach Mumbai
The Cost for the Trek will be *INR 900/- per head*,
Travelling from Dadar to Dadar by Private NON AC BUS,
Breakfast , Lunch and Evening Tea/Coffee.
Guide and Sumeru’s Expertise Charges.
*Things To Be carried*:
Lunch for the day.
Identity proof (must)
A bottle of water (at least 2 Ltrs) Compulsory
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Personal Care stuff, Medicine those if u require usually
A good trekking shoes,
*Sumeru trekkers Rules* :
DO's and DON'T
▶ Participants will have to reach 15 mins before at the starting point
▶ Contribution once paid will not be refunded on any circumstances.
▶ Sumeru Trekkers should not be held responsible for any natural calamities or the situations which are beyond control.
▶ Follow instructions given by leaders Contact:
For more details and Registration, Please contact on the nos. given below:
Tushar Kedar : 9773678366 / 9029587600
Vijay Vanker : 9773483465 ? 86919102227
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1) Bank Name: State Bank Of India
Name: Tushar Kedar
Account No : 33064879796
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2) Cash payment - Please free to call on above numbers and we will arrange for collection of cash.