VRangers trek to SAGARGAD on 7th Aug 2011

The spur on which Sagargad fort is built holds a somewhat central position in the range of hills that forms the backbone of Alibag. this fort is also known as “Khed Durg”.

Sagargad was perhaps never a place of consequence except under the Angres. It is mentioned in 1713 as one of sixteen fortified posts that were given to Kanhoji Angre by Pesva Balaji Visvanath.

This fort can be seen from the alibagh-pen road and is identified by the vanartok pinnacle which stand adjutant to the fort.

Trek: Sagargad Trek on 7th Aug 2011.
Region: raigad .
Height: 1357 ft .(appx)
Grade: Easy
Type: Hill Fort
Cost: Rs. 500/- .
Last Date for Reg:-2nd Aug 2011 by 6.00 pm.

Meeting point:
Dadar (E) Near swami narayan mandir at 5.45am

Trek Schedule:
Our journey will start from dadar by private vehicle. From here will reach to the base village Khandale.
The cost of the trek includes breakfast, travelling from DADAR to DADAR by private vehicle and refreshment.
Fascinating spots:
The fort has two main attractions. One is a cave which is named as Saptarshi cave. Another is a waterfall named Dhondane and having height approx 300 ft.
Main entrance is on the Northern side and has two bastions around it. Sagargad has a small water tank on the western side. It provides beautiful views of mid Konkan ranges in the east in which one can see Manikgad, Karnala, Mirya Dongar and Mirgad. On the western side it provides views of Arabian Sea and sea coast around Revdanda. Towards north one can see Dharamtar creek. On the southern side there is pinnacle called Vanarlingi. There is also a citadel on the highest point and it is covered by wall and 5 bastions. On the southern end of citadel there is one water tank which is all silted now and has a small temple and stone lamp post.
Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:
1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has
Hands free while trekking.
2. A bottle of water (3 Ltrs).
3. Lunch for Sunday.
4. Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry (at own risk)
5. Electoral / Enerzyl powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits (optional).
6. Torch with extra batteries (Compulsory).
7. Personal medicines & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution, mosquito’s cream.
8. A good trekking shoes, wind cheater.

Payment details :-
For CONFIRMATION of your registration please deposit Rs. 300/-(non Refundable) in the following account number.
AC/ NO.: 30148750939.
MUMBAI (SBIN0004205)
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