Description

Region :  Trimbak Range

Height : 3500 feet (Approx)

Grade : Medium

 

Brief Information of Forts

Bhaskargad or basgad is a part of Trimbak range, at 43 km east of Nashik and was built to guard the ancient Gonda Pass which was a trade route from west coast towards Nashik.

During 1271 to 1308 this fort was under the control of Yadavas of Devgiri. When Devgiri was taken over by Bahamanis, this fort went under their control. When Shahaji Maharaj revolted against Nijamshahi in 1669, the fort went under his control. In 1633, the moghuls gained control over Bhaskargad, In 1670 Moropant Pingle won this fort for Shivaji Maharaj and the moghuls regained it in 1688. In 1730, the fishermen rebelled with Mughals and captured the fort. Later it was with Peshwas till the British captured in 1818.

Outing Schedule

    Catch Last Local to Kasara i.e. 00.14 hrs Kasara slow local from Mumbai  CST  (4th Boggy from Kalyan end )

                                      Dadar         :           00.32           

                                      Kurla          :           00.42

                                      Ghatkopar :           00.48

                                      Thane        :           01.08

                                      Dombivali:           01.31

                                      Kalyan       :           01.41

                                      Kasara       :           02.55

 

    03.00 : Start for Nirgudpada by private Jeep. 2 hrs drive.

    06.00 : Reach Base village After freshen up and breakfast start trek to Basgad

    09.00 : Atop Bhaskargad, Photography & exploration

    11.00 : Start descending

    13.00 : Reach base village

    14.00 : Lunch halt

    16.00:  Reach Kasara.

    19.00: Reach Mumbai & disperse.

 

The Cost of the trek would be Rs. 800/- per head.

The above cost includes

§  Travel from Kasara to Kasara by Private jeep.

§  Morning & Evening Breakfast & Tea

Exclude

·        Lunch of the Sunday

·        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 Kasara

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)

Sleeping mat / bag /bedsheets, etc

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 jeeps at Kasara)

2)   Please avoid wearing gold ornaments and carrying valuables.

 

For Registration & queries contact:

 

Kumar Gaudse    9870577761 / 9930252241

Santosh Kanse    9833660650

 

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

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