Wild Rangers Trek to Mahuli 24th October 2010

Dear All,

We @ WILD RANGERS arranged one day trek to MAHULI on 24 Oct 2010.

Brief Introduction about Mahuli: –

Height: 2785 ft
Grade: Easy …
Time: ~ 2.5 hrs from Mahuli, Base Village
Location: Asangaon, Thane District

Fascinating Spot: –
Kalyan Mahadarwaja, Dens, Temple, view of Tansa Lake, AMK, Harishchandragad…..

History:

The creator of this fort is unknown. In 1485 this place came under rule Nijamshahi dynasty. When Shahaji Raje became the secretary of Nijamshahi, Mughals of Delhi tried to end Nijamshahi. In 1635-36, Shahaji Raje transferred himself with Jijabai and Shivaji to Mahuli. When Khan Jaman attacked the fort, Shahaji asked Portuguese for help, who refused and Shahaji surrendered.

Shivaji took this fort from Mughals on 8 Jan 1658. In 1661 it was given back and was won again by Shivaji. In treaty of Purandar, in 1665, Marathas lost these forts again. In Feb 1670, Shivaji Maharaj tried to conquer Mahuli, but failed, thanks to an alert Manohardas Gaud, who was the in charge of the fort. Thousand of Marathas were killed. Manohardas Gaud, soon gave up his position and Alveerdi Beg took over. On 16 June 1670, after two months, Moropant Pingle conquered the forts and Mahuli, Bhandargad and Palasgad became part of Swarajya. Till 1817, Shivaji’s dynasty owned the fort and later by the Britishers.

Journey Details: –

The train scheduled @ 05:01 hrs from CST that will drop us at Asangaon around 07:04 Hrs. This is a slow train…

Pls be sure abt the timing… Following is timing where train halts… you can catch wherever it is comfortable to you…

05:01 : – CST
05:10 : – Bycualla
05:19 : – Dadar
05:30 : – Kurla
05:36 : – Ghatkopar
05:56 : – Thane
06:18 : – Dombivali
06:27 : – Kalyan
07:04 : – Asangaon

Just Check that if you miss the train… u miss the trek with us…
Pls do not forget to take your return ticket…

07:15 Hrs — Move 2wards Mahuli village by ST bus.
08:00 Hrs — Mahuli …@ Base Village BreakFast Time …
08:30 Hrs — Trek starts to Mahuli …
11:15 Hrs — Top of fort Mahuli …

Fort Exploration, Lunch etc.

We will descend the fort around 15:00 Hrs …
17:15 Hrs — @ Base Village for Tea / Snacks etc.
From Here we will catch Bus for Asangaon Station and then we will catch Local for CST
We will be in mumbai around 21:00 – 21:30 hrs ( thats – subjective)

The Estimated initial expenditure is about Rs. 130 / –
This includes Asangaon 2 Asangaon fare for bus/Auto, Morning Breakfast / Tea and Evening Snacks/Tea

Things To Carry: –
A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs)
lunch for the day (Required)
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
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,
A haversack to put all these things

All our treks are Eco-friendly treks, kindly take care of nature around us.

For further information and Registrations please call:

Mayur 9821073953
Aditya 9987516511
Prashik 9987036106

Regards,
WILD RANGERS

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