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WSR Monsoon Trek to Murgagad On 05th September 2016

 

Short Info:

Height: 1750 ft

Grade: Easy

Region: Khopoli-Lonavla

Fees: 550/- Per Person

         500/- WSR Members

Leads: Radhika / Vishwajeet

 

About Murgagad: 

Mrugagad also known as Bheliv Fort from name of its base village - Bheliv, is a small hill fort and takes around one hour to see it. 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.

 

Trek Schedule:

Please catch Karjat (F) Fast Local with your return ticket from your respective destination:

06:10 am CST

06:18 am Byculla

06:24 am Dadar

06:31 am Kurla

06:35 am Ghatkopar

06:50 am Thane

07:02 am Dombivli

07:10 am Kalyan

07:20 am Ambernath

08:00 am Karjat

From Karjat station will catch Khopoli Train (08.15 am) for Lowjee station.

08.40 am: will move from lowjee station to bhelive village.

09.40 am: will reach to base village of Mrug gad.

09.50 am: with Intro round will start for the trek.

11.00 am: will reach to top of the fort & explore fort.

12.30 am: will start descend to base village.

01.30 pm: Back to village & some river fun (if waterflow is in good condition).

02.30 pm: start to move towards khopoli or Lowjee .

04.20 pm: will catch the train for Mumbai station.

05.00 pm: Back to dadar.   

 

Includes:

Traveling from Khopoli to Khopoli by Local Transport Tum tum

Breakfast

Evening Refreshment

Expertise Charges

 

Excludes:

Anything which is not mentioned in includes

Any kind of Insurance

 

Things to be carried: 

Identity proof (Must)

Lunch for a Day (Must)

A bottle of water (atleast 3 Liters) must

1 torch (a must) with spare batteries (a must)

Rain cheater

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

Bunch of Papers, Camera, Cap etc.

Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)

A good trekking shoes, extra pair of floaters.

A haversack to put in all the things to be carried....so that one has ones hands free while trekking.

Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments. 

 

PLEASE READ "Terms & Conditions" BEFORE JOINING THE EVENTS

 

For Registrations, call us on:

Radhika - 9022045932

Vishwajeet - 7720091989

if not reachable do sms or watsapp.

Email id - wanderingsoulriders@gmail.com

 

Website - www.wanderingsoulriders.jimdo.com

Registration accepted only through 100% Advance payment of Rs. 550/- (Non-refundable)

Limited seats, entry on first come first served basis.

 

Payment Details: 

One needs to pay advance at the time of booking.

The amount is to be deposited in the following account.

Yes Bank Account No: 041990600007349

Name: Radhika Nimodiya

IFS code: YESB0000419

Type: Saving

Branch: Parel, Mumbai

 

Once payment is done, please send an email to wanderingsoulriders@gmail.com with Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID, Cell Number

 

Medical Disclaimer: 

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. 

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