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SHIKHAR VEDH:: One day trek to Lohgad on Sundays

August 25 @ 5:30 am - 8:30 pm UTC+5.5

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An event every week that begins at 5:30 am on Sunday, repeating until August 25, 2019

₹900

kDear All,

We @ Shikhar Vedh have arranged a one day trek to Fort Lohgad in Lonavala region on Sundays
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Batch Dates : 

June 2019July 2019August 2019
16th June7th July4th August
23rd June14th July11th August
30th June21st July18th August
28th July25th August

The cost of the trek is Rs. 900 / – per head

This includes Breakfast, Veg Lunch, Entry Fee for Fort, Lonawala to Lohgad for base & Lohgad Fort base to Lonavala by private jeep & Shikhar Vedh administrative Charges.

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Little info about the fort :
Fort: Lohgad.
Region: Lonavla.
Height: 3400 ft
Grade: Easy.
Type: Hill Fort

 

History:
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.

Trek Schedule :- SUNDAY 
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The journey starts with the Indrayani express. People interested should catch this  train from respective stations with ticket till Malavli & meet at lonavala station. (Plz get your respected stations at least half an hour earlier, as there might be a long queue for the tickets)

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Train Timings :- Indrayani Express
CST – 5:40 am
Dadar – 5.51 am
Thane – 6.14 am
Kalyan – 6.35 am
Lonavla – 8.00 am
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Pune people :
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Catch Pune Lonavala Local Train … Timings are as below
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Pune Station: 06:27 Hrs
Shivaji Nagar : 06:33 Hrs
Lonavala Station: 07:50 Hrs
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Move forward to base village by private jeep

09:00 Hrs: @ Base village
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Breakfast – Tea Time
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09:30 Hrs: Ascend

11:00 Hrs: Atop Lohgad
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Exploration rest etc (2 hrs approx)
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13:30 Hrs: Descend
14:00 Hrs: @ Lohgadwadi
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Lunch Time
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From there 2 Lonavla by private jeep

Take train / bus to Mumbai / Pune
We would be returning to Mumbai by 21:00 Hrs (thts-subjective).
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The cost of the trek is Rs. 900 / – per head

This includes Breakfast, Veg Lunch, Entry Fee for Fort, Lonawala to Lohgad for base & Lohgad Fort base to Lonavala by private jeep & Shikhar Vedh administrative Charges

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Deposit Rs. 900/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for vehicle reservation
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC code: ICIC0000268

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Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date for registration: – 4 days prior to departure

Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:
1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has hands free while trekking.
2. A bottle of water (3 Ltrs).
3. Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry (at own risk)
4. Electoral / Enerzyl powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits
5. Personal medicines.
6. A good trekking shoes, wind cheater.
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Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

Jagdish Patil (O): 09702121373 / 09869369836

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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Websitehttp://shikharvedh.org/

 

Details

Date:
August 25
Times:
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cost:
₹900
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Website:
https://www.shikharvedh.org

Organizer

Shikhar Vedh
Phone:
9702121373
Email:
shikharvedh@gmail.com
Website:
http://shikharvedh.org/

Venue

Lohagad Fort
Lohagad FortMaharashtra410406India+ Google Map