Dear Friends we invite you all for One day Monsoon Trek to Mahuli Fort at Asangaon with MumbaiRangers on 25 sept 2016 Some Information about the fort: Type: Hill Fort Height: 2815 Feet above MSL (Approx) Grade: Medium Region: Thane Base Village: Mahuli Trek leader : Amit Bhadouria The creator of this fort is unknown. In 1485 this place came under rule Nijamshahi dynasty. When Shahaji Raje became the secretary of Nijamshahi, Mughals of Delhi tried to end Nijamshahi. In 1635-36, Shahaji Raje transferred himself with Jijabai and Shivaji Maharaj to Mahuli. When Khan Jaman attacked the fort, Shahaji asked Portuguese for help, who refused and Shahaji surrendered. Shivaji Maharaj took this fort from Mughals on 8 Jan 1658. In 1661 it was given back and was won again by Shivaji Maharaj. In treaty of Purandar, In 1665, Marathas lost these forts again. In Feb 1670, Shivaji Maharaj tried to conquer Mahuli, but failed, Manohardas Gaud, was the in charge of the fort. A thousand Marathas were killed. Manohardas Gaud, soon gave up his position and Alveerdi Beg took over. On 16 June 1670, after two months, Moropant Pingle conquered the forts and Mahuli, Bhandargad and Palasgad became part of Swarajya. Till 1817, Shivaji Maharaj’s dynasty owned the fort but later on it was controlled by the British Raj. The itinerary for trek is: Meeting at : 08:09am Saturday at Asangaon Station. Train Timing: Asangaon slow local CST – 06:08 am Byculla – 06:16 am Dadar – 06:26 am Kurla – 06:36 am Ghatkopar – 06:42 am Thane – 07:03 am Dombivali – 07:25 am Kalyan – 07:34 am Titwala – 07:47 am Asangaon- 08:09 am (If you miss the train you miss the trek so make sure you are on time to catch the train.) (Do not forget to take ur Local Train Asangaon return ticket)… Tea & Breakfast at mahuli base village Introduction Round Start Trek by 9:30am Reach top around 11.00am Explore Have Lunch & Start Descending by 2:00 pm Reach Base village Around 4.00pm Evening snacks & Tea at base village Take Auto reach asangaon Railway Station Reach Dadar by 8:00pm Tentatively… Kindly carry Lunch For the day Expenses for the Trek is 550 /- per person Includes morning Tea and Breakfast Auto charges Asangaon to Asangaon Evening Tea Guide & MumbaiRangers Expertise Charges First Aid Excludes cold drinks mineral water For Registration : Email us : email@example.com OR Call/SMS/Whatsapp : Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164 Payment : Click on the Link Given Below To Pay Online: website : www.mumbairangers.com Important things to carry: Carry some Ready to eat snacks like biscuits, chips. Water Bottle (2 ltrs) Electrol Or Glucon D. Lunch for the day windcheater Optional Camera , cap 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: It’s 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, severe 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.