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About Gorakhgad:

Gorakhgad is a fort that can be done easily in a day from Mumbai. Though not famous for any historical events, Gorakhgad attracts trekkers due to its inviting pinnacles, which offer good opportunities for rock-climbing. This region of Gorakhgad and Machchindragad has a dense forest cover. Fort Gorakhgad is quite small in size. It was had strategic importance during the reign of Shahaji Raje. However, no major battle is recorded to have taken place here. It was used in Shivaji’s era to patrol the nearby region and was used as a stopover station during the journey to Junnar via Naneghat. Though small in size, there is enough availability water and a lot of space for accommodation. The fort gets its name from Saint Gorakhnath, who performed his “Sadhana” in this place.

 

About:

Height: 2137 ft
Meet: Kalyan ST Stand
Region: Malshej
Duration: 1 Day trek
Cost: 800

 

TreksandTrails Itinerary for Gorakhgad trek

06:45 Report at Kalyan ST stand near enquiry counter
07:15 Travel Kalyan to Dehri by Bus & Jeep.
09:15 Reach Dehri Village, breakfast at Dehri, introduction, orientation
10:00 Start trek Gorakhgad.
12:30 Summit Gorakhgad, have lunch and rest.
15:00 Start descending Gorakhgad .
17:00 Reach Dehri Village.
17:30 Start travel Kalyan to Dehri by Jeep & Bus.
19:30 Disperse at Kalyan station

 

Cost Includes:

Transport by non AC local ST bus, shared auto ride wherever required. 1 Veg breakfast, TreksandTrails charges if any.

Cost Excludes:

All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered. Insurance, tips, Porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc. Any kind of personal expenses. Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above. All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like road blocks, bad weather.

Please carry one time Lunch

 

How to register 

For Registration and Confirmation transfer Rs. 800/- per person in the given a/c

  • State Bank of India
  • Account No: 32248535175
  • Account: Savings
  • IFSC Code: SBIN0014771

Once payment is done, please send an email to   connect@treksandtrails.org with Transaction ID, Participant Name, email ID, mobile phone number, emergency contact number.

For any queries please call or email 

  • Rajesh Mhaddalkar +919869629288 / +919768341848 (Trek Leader)
  • Sarfaraz 9619095743

Cancellation Policy:

  1. 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date
  2. No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
  3. Registration is non Transferable

 

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