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Mountrek India One Day Monsoon Trek to Lohagad Fort on 17th July ‘16.


Little Info About One Day Monsoon Trek to Lohagad Fort
Date:13th August 16
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3400 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy
Endurance : Easy
Base Village: Malavali

Lohagad Fort
Lohagad (Loha + gad) the name says it all. Its the iron fort. on of the strongest forts of Sahyadris. Lohagad is very wide spread fort. There are 4 doors to Lohagad from the nearby village -Lohgadwadi. i.e. ‘Ganesh Darwaja’ , ‘Narayan Darwaja’ , ‘Hanuman Darwaja’ and ‘Maha Darwaja’.
The famous spot on Lohagad is ‘Vinchu Kata’ – the scorpion tail.
Amazing view of Pawana Dam is also visible from the back side of Lohagad.
Some sculptures can also be seen on Maha Darwaja.

Trek Itinerary:

We will be leaving by Indrayani  express

Train Timings :-

CST – 5:40 am
Dadar – 5.51 am
Thane – 6.14 am
Kalyan – 6.35 am
Lonavla – 8.00 am .

Move forward to Malavali by local train

Pune people :

Catch Pune Lonavala Local Train

Timings are as follows:
Pune Station: 06:27 Hrs
Shivaji Nagar : 06:33 Hrs
Malavali Station: 07:40 Hrs

08:25 am: Move to Bhaje village
08:45 am: @ Bhaje Village
Breakfast – Tea Time
09:30 am: Start Ascend
11:45 am: Atop Lohagad Fort
12 noon : Exploration, Lunch, rest etc
02:00 pm: Descend
05.00 pm: @ Malavali Station

From there to Lonavla / Pune by local
Take train / bus to Mumbai.
We would be returning to Mumbai by 9.00 pm.

The Cost of theTrek is : Rs 600/- per head.

Payment details :-
One needs to deposit INR 600/- into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.

The amount is to be deposited in the following account.
Account No: 31993192984
Ifsccode: SBIN0012925

Things to carry :
Identity proof (must)
A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs) Compulsory
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Torch with Extra Batteries
Sleeping Bag or Bedding
Cap, Camera
Personal Care stuff, Medicine those if u require usually
A good trekking shoes,
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking.
Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.

For more details and Registration, Please contact on the nos. given below:
Amey : 9967837516
Ashwin : 9867250271

Limited seats, Registrations on First Come First Serve Basis.

Medical Disclaimer: It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking. While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness checkup done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, severe headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes, etc. should seek their physician advice before coming.

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