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  Trek Mahuli Fort on 28 Aug 2016

                                                                                            

Type: Hill Fort

Height: 2815 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Medium
Best season to visit: Monsoon
Region: Thane
Base Village: Mahuli
Cont : Raj Singh (9029148241)

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.

Meeting point: Sunday 28 Aug. 2016: Asangaon Station @ 08:15 AM

Note: Please buy Ticket up to Asangaon (Return)

Suggested Local Train Schedule (Asangaon Slow)

Station             Time
Mumbai CST    6:08 AM
Byculla             6:16 AM
Dadar              6:26 AM
Kurla                6:36 AM
Ghatkopar       6:42 AM
Thane             7:03 AM
Dombivli          7:25 AM
Kalyan            7:34 AM
Asangaon       8:09 AM

(If you miss the train you miss the trek with us so make sure you are on time to catch the train.)

Brief itinerary: (Tentative)

08:30 am: Start Journey by Rickshaw/Tempo towards base village after breakfast at asangaon 
09:30 am: The trek will start after brief Introduction 
12:00 pm: Will reach top of fort and Have Lunch, Enjoy and Explore
02:00 pm: Will Start Descend 
04:00 pm: Will reach base village
04:30 pm: Will Start return journey after evening refreshment towards asangaon
05:15 pm: Will reach asangaon station and trek concludes with happy memories 

Trek Fees: INR 400/- (for first 10 participants) Rs. 100 Plus for rest 

To book one has to transfer/deposit non-refundable amount of Rs. 200/- in below mention bank a/c 

Account Details
A/c Name    : Raj Singh
Bank Name : AXIS BANK
Account ID  : 912010022801101
IFSC code  : UTIB0001703, AXIS BANK, YOGI NAGAR, BRANCH

Note: 
1) While online transfer, please provide your name in notes section.
2) Once payment is done, please send an email to peaktroops@gmail.com with transaction id, Name. Or share screen shot on what’s up (9029148241)
3) Registrations will be accepted STRICTLY on FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS and by direct contact only. 

Inclusions
Food: Breakfast & Evening Tea / Coffee with snacks
Transportation Charges thro and fro from Asangaon-base village-Asangaon by (Rickshaw/Tempo/Pickup Etc.)
Expertise and Guide Charges

Exclusions
Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
Lunch
Travelling Expanses (Mumbai to Mumbai) 
Any personal expenses such as soft drinks, Water Bottles etc.

Things to Carry: 
Pack Lunch
2 Liters of Water
Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags)
A Good pair of Hiking shoes (Running Sports shoes doesn’t provide enough grip please get a shoes with proper grip)
Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & Biscuits
Personal Medicines (General medicines will be available with group leads)
Extra Pair of Clothes
Clean napkin or small towel
Rain coat/ Poncho/ Wind cheater 
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Hand Sanitizer

Monsoon Safety Measures
Keep clothes, money, camera, phone etc. in polythenes while packing
Wear shoes with good grips
Use repellents to keep bugs away

KIND ATTENTION
please notes that this is an environment friendly outing. Do not litter any wrappers (please take it back to your home for disposal) or spoil the place in any way.

PROHIBITED
Alcohol, drugs or narcotics, firearms and gambling on the Trek, smoking, entry to the area set aside for use by the opposite sex, offensive behavior which may lead to expulsion from the Trek

WITHDRAWAL
organizer have reserves the right to withdraw and or make any alterations that they may deem advisable for the convenience and the best interests of tour.

SAFETY
Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into planning of this tour for your safety. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, organizers cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities.

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER
It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for tour. While planning your trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper 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 seek their physicians advice before coming.

Note:-

1) If any natural calamity happens or any accident, death, illness occurred, organizers’ are not responsible for any loss of thing or of human being.

2) Don't bring valuable things like gold or any jewelry or High value mobile phones etc.

3) No shorts allowed while trekking

4) Avoid perfumes and other scents while trekking 

4) Organizers reserve the right to make changes or cancelled to their programs at any point of time

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For Registrations & further inquiries feel free to contact

Regard’s
Raj Singh
9029148241

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