Description

Trek to Lohgad 21st June 2015

Brief Info about the Trek.
Height: – 3,390 ft. (1,033 m)
Base Village: – Loahgadwadi
Grade: – Easy
Duration of the Event: – 3 hours (from malavali station)
Distance from Mumbai: – 94 km.
Distance from Pune: – 59 km
District: - Pune.
Attractions of the Trek: – Simple, easy and an ideal one day trek. Lohagad Fort is very scenic and in its purest form Vinchu Kata (Scorpion's tail) Bhaje Cave..

****Journey Details :-

Journey starts with the Indrayani express. People interested should catch this train from respective stations with return ticket till Malavli & meet at lonavala station. (Plz get your respected stations at least half an hour earlier, as there might be a long queue for the tickets).
Train Timings :- Indrayani Express CST - 5:40 am Dadar – 5.51 am Thane – 6.14 am Kalyan – 6.35 am Lonavla – 8.00 am .
Move forward to Malavali by local train (8 :15 am at Lonavala station platform no 3).
08:25 Hrs: Move 2 Bhaje village
08:45 Hrs: @ Bhaje Village Introduction, tea & breakfast
09:30 Hrs: Ascend Visit Bhaje caves en-route
11:00 Hrs: Atop Lohgad Exploration rest etc (2 hrs approx)
13:30 Hrs: Descend
14:00 Hrs: @ Lohgadwadi Lunch Time .
15:00 Hrs: Move 2 Malavali Station
17:00 Hrs: @ Malavali Station 17.32 catch local train from malavali to lonavala Refreshments 6.48 Will catch Intercity Express (anyhow we need to catch this train)
9.00 will reach Dadar..

***Things to carry***
1- A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has hands free while trekking.
2-camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry (at own risk)
3-Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits
4-Personal medicines.
5-extra pair of cloths
6-Additional shoe laces 1 pair. Glue/fevistick to do repairs if needed. (Shoes are most important part of journey)
7-Carry raincoat with cap facility and that can be easily worn with the rucksack on your back.
8- A bottle of water (3 Ltrs)

***The cost for the trek will be Rs 400/- per head***

Cost Includes: All meals (Breakfast, veg Lunch, Refreshments). Entry Fee for Bhaje caves..

Cost Excludes: All food & beverages costs apart from the ones mentioned above. Any personal expenditure (Toiletries, medicines, etc.). Anything not specifically mentioned under the head "Cost Includes".

#### It’s raining these days, so pack yr bags accordingly to save them from getting wet. Double pack your valuables in plastic bags.####

For more details call on
Sanket Kamat 664048952 / 7303429007
Rohit Jadhav 9920955022

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