Dear Friends we invite you all for One Day Monsoon Trek to Lohagad Fort and Lohagad Boat Club on 7th June 2015
Little info about the fort
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3400 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy- medium
Base Village: Malavali
Lohagad fort is a formidable fort near Pune. Lohagad makes an ideal trekking destination for trekkers from Pune and Mumbai because of its accessibility, ease of the trek and lush green surroundings. Lohagad at 3400 ft is a wide spread fort. There are 4 doors to Lohagad from the nearby village Lohagadwadi. Lohagad divides the basins of the Indrayani and Pavna. The view is stunning with a signature 'vinchu Kata' (Scorpio Tail) shaped fort
Lohagad has a long & stirring history. It was ruled by many dynasties right from Satavahans, Chalukyas, Nizamshahi, Mughals to the Great Maratha King Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Shivaji Maharaj captured the fort in 1648 right after conquering Torna. Netaji Palkar was given the responsibility of looking after the fort. Lakshmi Kothi was used to store the treasure raided from Surat. In the treaty of Purandar 1665, Lohagad was lost to Aurangzeb, under Mirzaraje Jaysingh. Shivaji Maharaj Recaptured this fort in 1670. Aurangzeb recaptured it after Shivaji Maharaj's death in 1700 and after the Peshwas it finally went in hands of Colonel power.
Meeting Point : Sunday Morning Pritam hotel Dadar East @ 6:00 am
Pickup point: Yogi Hotel , Diamond Garden , Chembur @ 6.15am and Vashi below Birdge @ 7.00am
Travel by private vehicle till the Base Village.
Reach Base Village by 10:30 am
Start our trek by 11:00 am
Reach the Top, Lunch, Explore and Descend.
Reach the base till 3:00 pm.
Reach Lohagad Boat Club till 3:30 pm. (if Time Permits)
Start the return journey by 4:30 pm, reaching Mumbai by 9.30 pm tentatively.
For Registrations call Mumbai Rangers:
Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164
Nishant seth 8879418581
Registration accepted only through phone call.
The cost for the trek will be INR 850/- per head,
which includes: Travelling from Dadar to Dadar by Private NON AC BUS, Breakfast and Evening Refreshments, Guide and Mumbai Rangers Expertise Charges.
Excludes Mineral water, cold drinks and Boating charges.
Important things to be carried :
Identity proof (Must),
Lunch for the day,
A bottle of water ( 2 Ltrs),
TORCH with extra batteries (compulsory),
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional),
1 The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
2 Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.
3 Please do not wear any jewellry.
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: Its 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,
sever 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.