Description
Event Tag: Trikon #61
Event Name: Sagargad Trek
Event Date: Sunday, 3rd July 2016
Event Cost: Rs. 900/- per pax
Total Seats: 25
Location: Alibaug
Base Village: Khandale Village
Altitude: 1,482 feet (452 meters) above sea level
Grade: Medium
Approximate Duration: 3 hrs of Ascend
 
As the name goes, Sagar – Sea & Gad – Fort, this place is a perfect tekking destination for both mountain and sea lover. Located in Alibaug - a popular tourist destination; Sagargad is a blissful trekking destination that offers a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea from top. From Khandale village, a few hours of ascend across various waterfalls will take you to the summit. As, you reach this gigantic plateau and spend awesome time up there, you’ll enjoy the moment as it’s quite breezy during monsoons. Both Beginners and avid trekkers would love the hike, as it’s picturesque and mesmeric.
 
Major attractions
Visit Siddeshwar Ashram
Take a look at Dhondana Waterfall - Pristine beauty
Walk through the jungles – Chirping birds enthrall you
Shiva & GaneshTemple at the top – Lot of stories
Ruined fortifications and Y shaped fort structure
Ancient Saptarshi caves
 
Popular views and peaks
(Once you’re at the summit take a look at the below mentioned highlights)
Manikgad , Karnala, Mirgad on the Eastern side.
Arabian sea, Revdanda Fort on the Western side.
Towards north one can see Dharamtar creek.
Ruins of the British Quarters
Panoramic view of Vanartok Pinnacle
 
Stories and Historical Significance
King Shivaji won this fort from Adilshah in 1660 A.D.Sagargad was one of the 23 forts which were handed over to Moghuls in the Treaty of Purandar.
Some British officers during 1800's built their retreat homes on this fort.
 
Itinerary
06.00 am - Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) and leave for Alibaug
06.30 am - Pickup from K Star Mall, Chembur
06.45 am - Pickup from Sec 17, Vashi (Below the flyover)
07.00 am - Pickup from Hotel 3 Star, Kharghar
09.00 am - Reach Alibaug (Base Village)
09.30 am - Enjoy having breakfast
10.00 am - Start trekking
01.00 pm - Reach the top
02.00 pm - Explore and Lunch
02.30 pm - Start descending
04.30 pm - Reach Base village
05.00 pm - Snacks at base village
05.30 pm - Start return journey
09.00 pm - Reach Mumbai (Tentatively)
 
Inclusions
Transport by Private bus
Food: Breakfast & Evening Snacks
Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges
 
Exclusions
Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
Lunch
Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
 
Things to Carry
ID Card
2 ltrs water
Camera (Optional)
Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & Biscuits
Lunch for the trek
Extra Pair of Clothes
Clean napkin or small towel
Rain coat/ Poncho/ Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags)
Please carry medicines if you need any
Hand Sanitizer
 
Monsoon Safety Measures
Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing
Wear shoes with good grips
Use repellents to keep bugs away
Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.
Do not stray away from your group during the trek
Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts
 
IMPORTANT: Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
 
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
 
Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.
 
Please call us on 09819021806 / 09870775633 for any query.
 
For registration & details, please drop us an email with your name and phone number at traveltrikon@gmail.com. Please write the subject of the mail as ‘Trikon #61 Sagargad Trek’
 
Please expect a delay in response for any queries on Saturday & Sunday as Travel Trikon Team will be travelling to some or the other event. Thanks for your understanding & co-operation.
 
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Look forward to having you with us!
 
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