|| 28-29 Jan 2017 || – Wild Rangers TREK TO RAJGAD ASCEND – RIDGE & TORNA DESCEND

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The forts are Surrounded by Jungle. We can signt sinhgadh and many other forts from the two forts. This trek is a endurance check trek – alot of stamina is required to complete this trek in 2 days.

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  • Group Size Medium Group
    25
All about the || 28-29 Jan 2017 || – Wild Rangers TREK TO RAJGAD ASCEND – RIDGE & TORNA DESCEND.

Fort: Rajgad
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 4182 feet
Grade: Medium (Trek Experience Required)
Endurance: Medium
Base Village: Gunjavne

Fort: Torna
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 4603 feet
Grade: Medium (Trek Experience Required)
Endurance: Medium
Base Village: Velhe

RAJGAD FORT (Well Known As King Of All D Forts)
One of the forts of Maharashtra state in India. Situated in the Pune district, the fort is approximately 4620 feet above sea level. Formerly known as Murumdev, it was capital of the Maratha Kingdom (Hindavi Swarajya) ruled by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj for almost 26 years, after which he moved to Raigad fort and made that his capital. Treasure found on adjacent Torna Fort was used to fortify this hill.

Torna Fort

This fort is believed to have been constructed by the Shaiva Panth, followers of the Hindu god Shiva, in the 13th century. A Menghai Devi temple, also referred to as the Tornaji temple, is situated near the entrance of the fort. In 1643, Shivaji Maharaj captured this fort at the age of sixteen, thus making it one of the first forts in what would become the Maratha empire. Shivaji renamed the fort Torna, and constructed several monuments and towers within it.In the 18th century, the Mughal empire gained control of this fort after assassination of Shivaji Maharaj’s son Sambhaji. Aurangzeb, then Mughal emperor, renamed this fort Futulgaib, in recognition of the difficult defense the Mughals had to overcome to capture this fort. It was restored to the Maratha confederacy by the Treaty of Purandar.

Journey Details:
Gathering Point:
For Mumbai CST @ 22:30 Hrs on 27th Jan 2017
For Pune Swarget ST Stand @ 5:30 Hrs on 28th Jan 2017

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Private transport from Dadar to Dadar
  • 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch and 1 dinner
  • Refreshments
  • First Aid (medical Box)
  • Wild Rangers Management and Expertise
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Day 1 lunch and Day 2 Dinner
  • No accomodation on top of the Fort (sleeping under the open sky/Temple if available)
  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
  1. Day1 27 Jan 2016

    Gathering at Pritam Hotel Dadar by 11.30 pm

    Gathering at Wakad by 1.30 pm

    Travel in Private Vehicle

  2. Day2 28th Jan 2016

    Refreshments and breakfast.

    Start the ascend to Rajgad fort. Once ontop, explore the fort till evening.

    At night Campfire and some fun till 22:00 Hrs near Mandir

    22:00 Hrs: – Rest in Mandir

  3. Day3 29th Jan 2016

    05:30 Hrs: Wake up for Refreshment and Breakfast
    06:00 Hrs: Lead Towards Sanjivani Machi
    After viewing the sunrise, start the ridge walk towards Torna Fort.
    Have Lunch (Available locally) and Fort Exploration after reaching Torna

    Post Lunch, Move Towards Mahadev Mandir. If time permit we will go to Zunzar Machi
    and then Start Descending to Velhe Base Village.

    Start Return journey to Pune/Mumbai in private transport.

THINGS TO CARRY

A Water Bottle (~3.5 Ltrs),
Torch with Extra Battery (Must)
Sleeping Mat / Bag / Woollen Cloths (Must)
Mug, Dish and Spoon (Must)
Lunch for Saturday Afternoon (Must)
Camera, Cell Phone,
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if you require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes. carry extra pair of shoes or floaters if possible
A haversack to put all these things

For Registration one needs to call and SMS us Name and Email Addresses of participant along With alternate contact number, to any of the coordinator mention in below contact and Transfer full payment of event in the account details mentioned below.

Account Details:
A/C Name: – Mayur Phadale
A/C Number: – 643801505651
IFSC Code: – ICIC0006438
MICR Code: – 400229080
Branch: – ICICI Bank, Andheri (East)

Contact :-
Roshan (Mumbai) :- 9028271859 | 8007857825

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