शिखर वेध Trek to Kohoj fort on Sunday 28/06/2009

Brief Introduction about Kohoj Fort

Height:~ 3200 feet
Grade:Medium
Time:~Max 2.5 hrs frm Waghote, Base
Location: Palghar region

History

Very few of the historical evidences are coherent to this fort. Looking at its well-dug cisterns, the fort can be said to be belonging to Bhoj-period. But no such evidences are available. In 16th century, Portuguese captured this fort from the King of Gujarat. They constructed fortifications and bastions on this fort. Later, in 18th century, Peshwe conquered this fort in their campaign of 1737. Afterwards the fort remained under the British rule

Sightseeing

Heart-Shaped Lake, Bastions, Cisterns, Temples and above all Man-Shaped Pinnacle

Journey Details

Meeting point: Kalyan bus depo 06:45 hrs

U Can take the local to reach Kalyan .. Time table is as follows ..

CST 05:19
Dadar 05:36
Kurla 05:47
Thane 06:13
Kalyan 06:45

07:00 Hrs: Catch bus
09:00 Hrs: Wada
Breakfast Time
10:00 Hrs: Waghote
12:30 Hrs: Top

Explore fort, Lunch, Rest and enjoy the view of the surrounding region
I guess 2 hrs for Fort Exploration, Lunch etc. is enough

14.30 Hrs Descend
17:00 Hrs @ Base
18.00 Hrs @ Wada
20:00 Hrs @ Kalyan

We will be in mumbai around 21:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)

The Estimated initial expenditure is abt Rs. 200/-

This includes Kalyan 2 Kalyan transportation … Morning & Evening — Snacks/Tea

Things To Carry

Lunch for da day
A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs)
Raincheater (Optional)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagdish Patil : 09869369836

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