We @ दुर्गदर्शन, have arranged Women's special mansoon trek to Lohgad and bhaje caves on Sunday 5th jul 2015
Height: 3556 ft approx
Type: Hill Fort
Contribution: Rs 350.00 per person.
Attractions of the Trek: – Simple, easy and an ideal one day trek. Lohagad Fort is very scenic and in its purest form Vinchu Kata (Scorpion's tail) Bhaje Cave.
Enjoy Mansoon trekking with your besties and selfie groups..(Only ladies)
LOHGAD : Lohagad (literally “Iron fort” in Marathi) is one of the many hill forts of Chatrapati Shivaji. It divides the basins of the Indrayani and Pavna and is situated on a side range of the Sahyadris. The Visapur fort is located on its eastern side. The four large gates of Lohagad are still in good condition and reasonably intact. Historical records show that in the later Peshwa period, Nana Phadnavis (1742-1800 AD) built several structures in the fort such as a big tank and a step-well (bawali).
On the west side, there is a long and narrow wall-like fortified spur called Vinchukata (Marathi for Scorpion’s tail) because of shape.Lohagad has a long history with several dynasties occupying it at different periods of time: Satavahanas, Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Yadavas, Bahamanis, Nizamshahis, Mughals and Marathas. Shivaji captured it in 1648 CE, but he was forced to surrender it to the Mughals in 1665 CE by the Treaty of Purandar. Shivaji recaptured the fort in 1670 CE and used it for keeping his treasury.
The journey starts boarding the Indrayani express. Participants to board this train from respective stations with ticket till Malavali station. Meet at Lonavala station. Please plan accordingly as long queues are expected at the ticket window.
Train Timings for Indrayani Express
Move to Malavali by local train (8:15am at Lonavala station platform no 3).
For participants from Pune:
Lonavala Local Train Pune Station 06:27am Shivaji Nagar 06:33am Malavali Station 07:40 am
08:30 Move to lohgad base 08:50 Breakfast 09:30 hrs to 16:00 hrs Lohgad and Visapur Exploration, Lunch, rest etc
18:00 Reach Lonavala station
We would be getting back to Dadar at approx 21:00 Hrs (Subjective)
*For Registration transfer full amount Rs. 350.00 per person in the given a/c. I
mportant Note: One needs to deposit full payment into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
Bank Name: Bank of India
Account No: 005210110004779
Account Type: Savings
Account name: Yogesh Alekari. I
FSC code:BKID0000052 (
Onece the payment is done please send us the transaction reference number, participant name, contact number to firstname.lastname@example.org)
malvali to lohgadwadi by Tumtum , Morning Breakfast Tea, evening tea.
Note: Maximum 20seats
#Things To Carry:-
A Water Bottle (2.5 Ltrs).
windcheater (Optional) for those who don’t want to wet.
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional).
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes, Good trekking shoes,
A haversack to put all these things.
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Yogesh : call 9768257183 whatsaap 9702525435
1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
2. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
3. team durgdarshan reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.