Trek to Biggest land fort of Maharashtra – “NALDURG” & “SOLAPUR LAND FORT” on 28 August 2016 (Leaving 27 Aug. night & arriving 29 August Morning)
Type : Land Fort
Grade : Easy
District : Osmanabad
It is believed that the fort was built by Nalaraja (The King Nala). The fort and the city are named after him. The fort was built in the period of the Chalukya kings of Kalyani. Naldurg is the biggest land fort in Maharashtra. It has 3 km long fortification wall and 114 bastions. The bastions of Naldurg are special in shape; we can see variety of shapes such as Hexagonal, Quadrilateral, Semicircular or even in shape of petals of a flower
The Naldurg fort is one of the important ground forts in the Marathawada region. It represents a fine example of the medieval architectural style. The fort is an interesting place which encloses a knoll of basalt rock which juts out into the valley of the small Bori River. Along the rest of the cliff on three sides ran fortifications. A bastion is firmly built out of basalt and is large enough to carry heavy guns. The entire circumference is about a mile and a half. This beautiful historic fort become spectacularly green in Monsoon time.
Main attractions on Naldurg Fort:
· Baradari · Barood Kotha · Pani Mahal
· Ambarkhana · Upali Buruj · Bands Buruj
· Rang Mahal · Paranda Buruj · HattiKhana
· NavBuruz · Sangam Buruz · Magar Toph
Type : Land Fort
Grade : Easy
District : Solapur
It is said that the fort was built in 14th Century under the rule of Bahamani Dynasty. The major attraction of the fort is the animal park that homes several peacock, duck, rabbit, monkey etc.
Itinerary for the trip as below: -
Day 1: 27th August 2016, Saturday
Meeting point at Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus at 22:00 Hrs.
Board 12115 Siddheshwar Express at 22.45 hrs
Day 2: 28th August 2016, Sunday
Reach Solapur by 0650 hrs.
Freshen up at railway station itself, Breakfast.
After tea & Breakfast we will move towards Naldurg fort by private transport.
Visit & Sight seeing at Naldurg Fort
Post lunch we will return Solapur & Visit Solapur Bhuikot Killa.
If time permits we will also visit siddeshwar temple.
Have dinner & board the train for Mumbai
Day 3: 29th August 2014, Monday
Will reach Mumbai by 06:50 am
Charges: Rs. 1700/-
Sleeper Coach Train Reservation from Mumbai to Solapur to Mumbai.
Sunday Breakfast and Sunday Lunch & dinner (Veg),
Local Transport at Solapur
Mineral Waters, Cold drinks
Meals during train journey
Expenses of personal nature
One needs to transfer Rs 1000 as advance at the time of booking.
Name: Kumar Suresh Gaudse
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Account Type: Savings Bank Account
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1. Before 15 days of date of trek / tour - 90% will be refunded
2. Before 07 days of date of trek / tour - 50% will be refunded
3. Before 04 days of date of trek / tour - 20% will be refunded
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Things to carry:
Photo ID proof (Compulsory).
Water – 2 liters
Torch (with spare set of batteries)
Bedding with extra Papers (for train journey)
Extra pair of clothes Windcheaters, Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional)
some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those require usually.
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried....so that one has ones hands free while trekking.(Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.)
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Pack your bags to save them from getting wet.
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