Description

Details of the trek are as follows

Brief introduction of the fort:

Hight: 3200 Feet

Kohoj, the hill fort is situated in Palghar region. One can see this fort while traveling on Mumbai-Ahmadabad highway near Manor Naka. This fort is at about 12 kms from Wada.

We will be taking the route which starts from Waghote. This village is located on Manor-wada route at around 8 kms from Mumbai-Ahmadabad highway. One can reach to the top of Kohoj within 3 hrs from the base village. We can find the name of Kohoj in the list of those 23 forts, which were surrendered by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the Purander treaty with Mughals on 11 June 1665.

Kohoj Fort Attractions: 

* Temple of Lord Shankar.
* Water cisterns.
* Historical remains.
* Hanuman Temple.
* Temple of Lord Krishna.
* A man-shaped pinnacle is one of the greatest wonder of nature’s creation. This is the most attractive place on the fort.

Reporting place and time:

1) Central Line participants meet at Kalyan Station sharp 6.30 a.m.
2) Western Line participants meet Palghar Station sharp at 7.30 a.m.

# Central line participants can catch any train reaching Kalyan station by 6.30 am

# Western line participants must catch slow Palghar local leaving Churchgate 05.24 am

Dadar – 05.41 am, Andheri – 05.55 am, Borivali – 06.09 am, Virar – 06.45 am, Palghar- 07.26 am.

 

Road Journey: Kalyan / Palghar to Waghote by private vehicle

Programme details:
 
# 09.00 am Reach to Waghote, round of introduction and start Trek
# 12.30 pm Reach on Top Lunch & fort exploration, rest
# 02.30 pm start descend for base village
# 05.00 pm Start return journey towards Kalyan / Palghar.
# 07.00 pm Kalyan / Palghar Railway Station

Trek Contribution 800/- Per Person

Includes

Morning & Evening refreshments

Transport in private vehicle

 

Excludes

Lunch of the Sunday

Train ticket from origin station to Kalyan / Palghar.

Expenses of personal nature

Medical Expenses other than first aid


Payment details: 

One needs to transfer / NEFT Rs 800/- as advance at the time of booking. 


Account Details

Name: Kumar Suresh Gaudse

Bank Name: State Bank of India 

Account No: 33855096614 

Account Type: Savings Bank Account

Branch: Dombivali (West)

IFSC code: SBIN0005165

(Once payment is done, please send an email to kumar.gaudse@gmail.com with 

Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID, Cell Number)


Things to carry:

Return ticket up to Kalyan / Palghar

Packed Lunch of Sunday

Photo ID proof.

Water – 2 liters

Torch (with spare set of batteries)(Must)

Extra pair of clothes, Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional)

Some ready to eat food, plum cakes, Biscuits etc.

Medicine those require usually.

Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks

A haversack to put in all the things to be carried.


Note:

1) Please register well in advance. (For arranging vehicles)

2) Please avoid wearing gold ornaments and carrying valuables.

For Registration & queries contact:


 

Kumar Gaudse 9870577761 / 9930252241

Email: trekways.sahyadri@gmail.com or kumar.gaudse@gmail.com

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