#Trekkers Journey glad to invites you for Two forts to #BalwantGad_fort & #Tringalwadi_fort with PandavLeni in one day trek on 6th Mar 2016.
Two forts in one day trek to Balwantgad & Tringalwadi forts with Pandavleni caves near kasara/Igatpuri.
Brief Introduction about Forts are as follows
Fort height: 1148/3238 fts from MSL
Type : Hill forts
Place : Kasara/Igatpuri
Grade : Easy.
A small fort in Kasara region (6km from kasara) with easy trek from base village Maal.
Base village ; Maal/vihigaon
The said history is that Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj visited this fort while visiting Surat.
long wall of bastions, ancient carved items and ruined structures. There is not much to watch on the fort but it offers fantastic view of Tringalwadi fort and the Kasara-Igatpuri train track.
#Tringalwadi Fort :
Tringalwadi has a beautiful fort, the trek to this fort is through lush green grass and a dam. The exact period of construction of this fort is not known, however, one can roughly estimate the fort to be in existence since 10th century. Also no historical details are available to know the period during which it was under control of Marathas, however, during the year 1688; Mughals took control over the fort by perfidy.
Pandav Leni(Caves) :
These caves are divided into three major areas viz. an outer verandah, ‘Vihar’, the abbey and internal ‘Garbhagriha’.
#Journey Details (Tentative itinerary)
Catch the local train For Kasara on Sunday 6th Mar 2016. Please do take return tickets.
Timings are as follows:
CST : 05:02 am
BYCULLA : 05:10 Hrs
DADAR : 05:20 Hrs
KURLA : 05:30 Hrs
GHATKOPAR : 05:36 Hrs
THANE : 05:57 Hrs
DOMBVIALI :06:19 Hrs
KALYAN : 06:28 Hrs
KASARA : 07:38 Hrs
Please reach atleast 10 min. before on the desired location so that you don’t miss the train.(and try to catch 2nd compartment).
We will meet at Kasara station and have breakfast.
#Will start our journey towards base village of Balwantgad fort.
08:30 am – Start hike to Balawantgad
09:30 am – At top
10:30 Hrs: Descend & move towards Tringalwadi fort.
11:30 Hrs: Base village of Tringalvadi
13:00 Hrs: Atop
Lunch, Rest & Explore
15:00 Hrs: Desend towards PandvLeni.
16:00 Hrs: @Base
18:00 Hrs: At Kasara
Return journey starts towards Mumbai
We will be in Mumbai around at 21:00 Hrs (that’s – subjective)
#The ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE is 800/- per head.
FEE includes: Kasara to Kasara Transport
One breakfast + Tea + Mini veg lunch + evening snacks + tea.
Certified person guidance.
#FEEs DO NOT INCLUDE:
1] Cold drinks & mineral water, Private orders.
2] Insurance coverage, Medical expenses other than First Aid.
3) Everything which not included in Includes.
#Things to Carry :
Id Proof & Torch Compulsory.
1)Water Bottle (2 Litre) Must
2)Dry Food (snacks)
3) Personal Medicines /personal First aid kit If any
4) Cap, goggle, Sunscreen etc.
5) Sport shoes./ No Kitos or sandals
6) Electral powder / Glucon D / Tang 7)Camera (Optional)
8) Bag to carry all this thing. Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
9) Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
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