The eight places, which are important pilgrimages of Ganesh, are called “Ashtavinayak”.
Lord Ganesh of Pali is named Ballaleshwar. Sarasgad is situated on the borders of Pali, off Mumbai – Goa highway.
The fort has good fortification and climb on the rock hewn steps is steep. One should take care while climbing it in rainy season. There are couple of water cisterns, many caves and a lake on the Fort. Entrance to teh fort is in very good condition and is known as Dindi Darwaja. The top of the fort gives a magnificent view of Amba river and the surround region. Forts like Sudhagad, Telbaila, Ghanagad etc, can be seen from top.
The Trek –
Location: Fort Sarasgad
Height: 1600ft / 490 M from MSL.
Cost of the trek would be INR 550/- Pune to Pune
(Minimum Participants – 10)
The above mentioned cost includes –
• Pune to Pune transport by Private Vehicle.
• Toll and other Charges.
• Breakfast and Evening Refreshments
• Expertise and Guide Charges.
For more Information: http://sahyavedetrekkers.blogspot.com/2013/06/one-day-trek-to-sarasgad-on-23rd-june.html
For the registration for this event, Contact:
Vinayak Belose – 9850887432
Rahul Bulbule – 9762458473
Prachi Shinde – 9623886282
Rules & Regulations: (Not just to read, but to follow)
Some Memories from Sarasgad:
We, Sahyavede, believe in being a part of the Nature to enjoy it and to preserve it the way it is for the Generations to follow.
On the Way Back home, we only leave the Footprints and Carry a lot of Memories and Madness for Sahyadri.