Dear trekkers, #Trekkers Journey glad to invites you to the scenic one day trek to marvelous mrugagad fort event on 1st Nov 2015.
Info : #Mrugagad fort; also known as Bheliv Fort from name of its base village - Bheliv, is a small hill fort #Fort height : 1750 ft (msl). #Type : Hill fort. #Range : Lonavala #Base village : Bheliv. #Grade : Easy.
#The way to the fort is through the dense forest along the valley between the fort and the adjuscent mountain and then a small rock patch lead you to the carved steps. A #pinncale of Moradi stands tall to the east of this fort. On the way to the top, there is a cave which is bit tough to ascend. #Beautiful steps are carved on the rock to reach here on which only one person can go at a time. #Few water cisterns carved in the rock and remnants of old houses can be seen on the fort. The fort was used to keep a watch on the surrounding areas including #Umbarkhind and #Waghdari.
#Tentative itinerary :
#For Mumbai People: To reach Khopoli catch CST-KHOPOLI train from your respective stns. CST - Karjat train CST : 6: 16 am DADAR : 6: 30 THANE : 6: 56 KALYAN : 7: 16 KARJAT : 8: 10
#KARJAT to KHOPOLI TRAIN KARJAT : 8: 15 am KHOPOLI : 8: 40
#For Pune people : Meeting point LONAVALA rly stn. To reach lonavala board below mentioned train from your respective stns. Pune to Lonavala local timing PUNE STATION 6.30 SHIVAJINAGAR 6.36 KHADKI 6.41 DAPODI 6.46 KASARWADI 6.50 PIMPRI 6.53 CHINCHWAD 6.57 AKURDI 7.02 DEHU ROAD 7.07 TALEGAON 7.19 Lonavala 7: 55 From LONAVALA move towards khopoli to meet mumbaikars by private vehicle.
Mumbai and pune people will meet at Khopoli bus stop and have breakfast on the way then we will move towards base village by private vehicle (tumtum,jeeps)
10: 30 - Base village On green carpet we will have round of introduction before strat of trek.
12: 15 - Top of fort. Fort exploration, photography, surrounding info and after lunch we will start descends.
15: 00 Pm - @ Base and refresh in river.
#Return journey starts towards khopoli/Lonavala.
#Mumbaikars will board KHOPOLI - CST Train. #Punekars will board local fom lonavala to pune
#Reach home @ 20: 00 pm (tentative).
#The ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE is: Mumbai : 350/- Pune : 400/- FEE includes: Khopoli to khopoli for mumbaikars and lonavala to lonavala for punekars Traveling by private vehicle One breakfast + Tea + Complimentary Simple Lunch of chapati/Veg. First aid , Certified person guidance.
#FEEs DO NOT INCLUDES : 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 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.
#For Registrations #Call/#SMS/#Whatsapp us at 9773000301 Or #Mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
#Seats will be available on first come first basis.