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Dear Friends we invite you all for Monsoon Trek to King of all Forts Rajgad with MumbaiRangers 24 July 2016 Leaving 23 July saturday night

 

 

Some Information about the Fort:

 

Basic Info: Rajgad is a fort located near Katraj. The height of Rajgad from sea level is 4250 feet and offers spectacular views of Sahyadri Mountains. 

One can see Sinhagad and Torna fort from Rajgad.

 

Main parts of the fort are:

Padmavati Machi: Facing north this has Padmavati Temple, Padmavati Lake, chor darwaja, Pali darwaja, Gunjavane darwaja, Daru Kothar (storage of arms and 

ammunition) and remains of the castle.

 

Sanjivani Machi: This huge, beautiful and royally constructed machi faces west and has 3 layered fortifications making it extremely difficult to conquer. 

Each layer has a depth of 20 feet and just 2 feet wide which looks like a scary narrow well. This type on construction was to aide guerilla warfare.

 

Suvela Machi: This is another grand machi facing east with lots of secret routes, doorways, nedha (Mountain hole).

 

Bale Killa: This is the highest part of the fort which has remains of palaces, water lakes and water towers. One can view the whole fort and the vast 

surrounding expanse.

 

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Rajgad Fort, Maharashtra 

 

Rajgad – The name describes the place itself – The king of all the forts 42 kms from Pune Rajgad is truly the King of all forts. It is famous for its 

structure. Rajgad is surrounded by Sinhagad, Torna, Mangalgad and Purandar. Shivaji Maharaj spent most of his life on this fort. He was here for nearly 

30 years. This fort is historically very much important. The fort is 1400 mts above sea level.

 

 

Little info about the fort :

Place: Rajgad fort

Type: Hill Fort

Height: 4182 feet

Grade: Easy

Endurance: Medium

Base Village: Gunjavne

Trek Leader: Amit Bhadouria

 

 

The itinerary for trek is:

Meeting at : Pritam Hotel Dadar East 11.00 pm on Saturday night 23 july

Pick up Points : Vashi below Vashi bridge at 11.45 pm.

 

Start our trek by 6 am, reach the top till 9 am.

Explore the fort, Lunch, and start Descend by 2 pm

Evening Refreshment at the base village.

Start our return journey and Reach Mumbai by 9.00pm tentatively

 

The cost for the trek will be INR 1200 per head. It includes, Transport from Dadar to Dadar by Private NON A/C BUS,Morning Tea Breakfast , 

Evening tea snacks and MumbaiRangers Administration Charges if any.

 

For Registration :

Email us : connect@mumbairangers.com

OR

Call/SMS/Whatsapp :

Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164

 

Payment :

Click on the Link Given Below To Pay Online Via Debit Card OR Credit Card :

 

 

 

website : www.mumbairangers.com

Important things to carry :

Water Bottle (2 ltrs)

Lunch for the Day

Electrol 1 pack

Camera

some ready to eat food chips biscuits chocolates

Medicines if required

Trekking shoes

 

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.

Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events you are at your own risk. Organizers are not

responsible for any mishaps/accidents during the program. Or compensation in whatsoever manner.

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