We at Wild Rangers invite you for bike trek to Raigad on 11th June, 2011 – 12th June, 2011.
Brief Information about Raigad:-
Fort Height: 2700 ft.
Type: Hill Fort
Raigad is second and huge capital fort of Maratha empire. Raigad Fort is located in Sahyadri mountain Range, 25 Km to the south of Mahad.
Fort Raigad is much more than a mere tourist spot. It is a sacred place of pilgrimage, which has left an imprint of the grand vision of Hindavi Swarajya as cherished by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj”
Fort Raigad was the capital of the most illustrious Maratha sovereign,nurtured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.It is a monument of his prophetic vision of Hindavi Swarajya
Raigad is one of the best preserved forts of Maharashtra. So a lots of points for site seeing are there.
* Shivaji Maharaj’s Throne – One of the main attractions present in Balekilla. This throne is made from five metals (Panchdhatu).
* Shivaji Maharaj’s samadhi – near Jagdishewar’s temple.
* Mahadarwaja – While entering raigad one can see the Mahadarwaja. A replica of this Mahadarwaja is present at Sudhagad.
* Water tanks – There are many tanks atop raigad to name few are
* Hatti tank – built for the elephants atop raigad.
* Kushavart – built for the Rani parivar.
* Gangasagar – potable water is available from here.
* Bazar Peth – Today one can also have a look around the Bazaar Peth.
* One can even enjoy the views from Takmak & Bhavani Tok.
Saturday 11th June, 2011.
Gathering Point: – McDonalds, Kalamboli Naka, Panvel, (just before Expressway begins)
Bike Route (Panvel à Khopoli àPalià Nagothana àRaigad) Approx 190 KM
20.00Hrs:- Reach at McDonalds
20.30 Hrs: – Lead towards Pachad Base Village of Raigad
Sunday 12th June, 2011.
01.00 Hrs: – At Pachad base Village
We will take rest here for 3 /4 Hours.
05.00 Hrs: – Start Trek towards Raigad
07.30 Hrs: – Top of the Raigad
As there are lots of site seeing in Raigad we will be enjoy all places after breakfast for 2 to 3 Hours.
12.00 Hrs: – Descend From the Raigad
13.30 Hrs: – Reach at base Village
After small rest we will start our back journey to Mumbai. We will do our Lunch in nearby Dhaba.
We will be back in Mumbai till 20.00 Hrs (subjective)
Things to be carried:-
A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs), Torch with extra battery
Bike’s Legal Papers, Helmet, jackets (Must)
Towel, Napkin n Extra Pair of clothes
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments and carrying excessive cash.
Camera, Cell Phone, Navigation Devices (Optional)
Medicine those if you require usually (Optional)
A haversack to put all these things
Fees: Rs 250 includes tea, breakfast refreshments and administration charges for Wild Rangers..
Petrol and bike maintenance expenses if any occur that has to bear should bear by the participant and his/her partner if any.
(Participants who are riding solo and looking for someone to share the seat on his/her vehicle and also those who don’t have vehicle but still wanted to join the ride with someone can contact us, we will try our best to get you all into this event.)
All our treks are Eco-friendly treks; kindly take care of nature around us.
Smoking and Drinking alcohol during trek is strictly prohibited if anyone found doing that will be expelled from trek without refund.
For further information and registrations call: –
Team Wild Rangers