Small Steps Adventures: Night Trek and Camping At Korigad on 7th – 8th May’16.
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3050 Feet above MSL (Approx )
Endurance Level: easy
Base Village: Thakurwadi
History : Shivaji Maharaj incorporated this fort in Swarajya along with Lohgad, Visapur, Tung and Tikona in 1657. On March 11, 1818, Col. Prother invaded this fort but could not succeed even after prolonged fighting. Finally he succeeded on 14th March, by dropping a cannon ball where the ammunition was stored. Along with this fort the English also conquered Ghangad.
Highlights of Korigad :
2 Large ponds
Fortification of the fort
Beautiful views of the surrounding valleys
Walk along the entire perimeter of the fort (about 2 km)
Aamby Valley View from top
From here Nagphani Point, Tung, Tikona, Matheran, Prabalgad, Karnala and Manikgad ranges can be viewed.
Saturday 7th May’16
05:00 pm: Departs from Panvel towards Korigad base village (peth shahapur).
07:30 pm: Arrive at base village, Introduction session,
08:00 pm: Start climbing towards on Korigad
09:00 pm: reach Korigad and its surrounding ranges. Enjoy campifre
09:30 Pm: dinner
10:30 pm: Tent Pitching campfire and all activities
Sunday 8th May’16
06:00 am: wake up call and start exploring fort and all fun.
08:30 am: start descending
10:00 am: morning breakfast at base village
11:00 am: Return Journey Towards Mumbai
Cost: 1200/- Mumbai
Includes: Transport by private vehicle Panvel to Panvel, Dinner, Breakfast, Tent Accommodation ,Expert team to guide participant, first aid kit.
Exclude: Anything not mentioned in the Include list
Things to carry:-
At least 2 litter of drinking water.
Torch with extra batteries.
Photo ID card.
Good trekking or sport shoes.
Some ready to eat food (plum cakes, biscuits)
Jackets (photo acche aate hey)
Cap, camera, mobiles phones, socks, extra pairs of cloths. (if required)
Any personal medicine.
****Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelry, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.
1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
2. Trek leader's decision will be final and binding.
3. Small Steps reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
4. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory; if unable to contact us then send a text message and we will call you back.
6. Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry.
7. Please do not carry handbags or Jholas or Sling bags on treks.
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Name: Small Steps Adventures
A/c type: Current account
A.c no.: 1043102000005333
IFSC code. IBKL0001043