Trek Name: Manikgad.
Trek Date: 23rd Aug 2015.
Fort Height: 1867 ft.
Type: Hill forts.
Trek Costr: Rs 500/- per head.
It includes local traveling from Karjat to Karjat, breakfast & Expertise Charges etc…
Cost does Not Included Lunch,Insurance,Medical coverage & anything other than mentioned above.
This fort was built by Bhoj Raja to keep eye on Alibag Khopoli Route. In 1657, Shivaji Maharaj conqured this fort and took it under Maratha region. In Purandar Treaty Maratha’s handed over Manikgad to Moghuls. In 1713, Sarkhel Kanhoji Angre took this fort from Shahu Maharaj. The fort was used as a watch tower and offers a commanding view from top.
Train Time: Karjat (S) Slow Local
CST: 5:18am Byculla : 5:26 Dadar : 5:36
Kurla : 5:47 Ghatkopar : 5:53 Thane : 6:13
Dombivali : 6:36 Kalyan : 6:46 Bhivpuri : 7.30am.
08.00am: Will have tea-b/f and will move by local vehicle to base village.
09.20 am: With an intro round will start ascend.
12.15 pm: With reach on top and explore surrounding.
01.15 pm: Lunch.
02.00 pm: Move towards base village.
04.35 pm: back to base village.
05.40 pm: Back to karjat station.
Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek: -
A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, approx 4 ltr water, Lunch for the day, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, if you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid, carry some extra cloths.
Non-compulsory items but helpful:
Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution. (It’s totally self-responsibility to take care of things.)
For Registration & more details, contact our "Rangers"
Registration will be done by phone call only, so if call not received then please sms your name & mail-id.
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