Vatsaru Trekking Club: Monsoon Trek to Kothaligad Fort (Peth) on Sunday 9 August 2015

Dear All,
We have planned to enjoy monsoon rain in sahyadri. Vatsaru Trekking Club are glad to invite you all for monsoon one day trek to Kothaligad fort (Peth) on Sunday 9 AUGUST 2015 

Brief Introduction about Kothaligad / Peth fort: –
Height: ~ 3100 feet
Grade: Medium
Time: ~ Maximum 2.5 hrs from Ambivali, Base Village
Location: Karjat region

Kothaligad is more commonly known as the fort of Peth because the village of Peth is situated at its base. On reaching the top of the fort, we see caves carved in huge rocks. The first one is the cave of Goddess, besides which is a water cistern and the last one is the specious Bhairoba cave. Along the Bhairoba cave, steps are carved leading the pinnacle. Four–Five potholes and some cannon balls are scattered in the fort.

Itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

9 August 2015 Sunday Morning: Meeting point Omkareshwar Temple Pune 5.30 AM.
Journey to starting place by private vehicle. En-route snacks. 
Reach Base Village by 9:30 am
Introduction Round
Reach the Top by 11 noon
Explore the Fort, lunch, rest and Start Descend by 1.00 pm
Reach Base Village Ambavali by 3.30 pm
Start our Return Journey
Reach Karjat Station by 4:30 pm
Reach Pune by 8 – 8.30 pm.
Participants from Mumbai can also join us for trek from Karjat .
The cost of the Trek will be Rs. 650/- per head which includes Breakfast, Evening Tea
Transportation from Pune to Pune.
Cost for Mumbai Participants Rs 400.

Payment detail:
Account holder name: Sarang Sali
IDBI Bank account Number: 0007104000703901
Branch: FC Road, Pune
IFSC code: IBKL0000007
One needs to deposit full payment before event. Booking on first come first serve basis. Limited seats.
Things to be carried:

A bottle of water (Atleast 3 Ltrs), (A Must)
Lunch for a day. (Must)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional) 
Good trekking shoes, 
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. 
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments. 

For confirmation please reply here or do contact on

Sarang Sali  –  9730922591 

Rupesh Dahibhate  –  9921519889

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Last but not least: Any adventure activity is a disciplined fun. Respect nature & have Team attitude to more enjoy the trek.
All rights reserved to the organizer for any last minute change in plan as per requirement.
Best Regards,

Vatsaru Trekkers Club

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