OffBeat Sahyadri Trek to Lohagad on 7th of July 2013

Trek to Lohagad on 7th of July 2013
Dear Beaters,
We invite you for a trek to Lohagad on 7th of July 2013.

     Location: Malvali.
     Region : Lonavla.
     Base Village : Malvali
     Grade: Easy
It is situated 52km from Pune in western India. Lohagad is
at an elevation of 3,450 feet (1,052 m). 
It divides the basins of the Indrayani and Pavna and is situated on a side range of the Sahyadris. 
On the west side, there is a long and narrow wall-like fortified spur called Vinchukata ( Marathi for Scorpion’s tail. Lohagad has a long history with several dynasties occupying it at different periods of time.

There are 4 doors :- Ganesh Darwaja , Narayan Darwaja , Hanumna Darwaja and Maha Darwaja. to the fort from the village Lohgawadi . Few Ftructures , some cannons , water tanks .

Peripheral sites:

Forts seen: Tikona, Tung, Visapur, Morgiri, Rajmachi ( Shrivardhan , Monoranjan ).
   Dukes Nose , Pawana Dam is also visible from the Lohagad.

The itinerary for the Event is as given below :
Meeting point : Lonavla  Station 08.00 am on 7th of July 2013 

People from mumbai are requested to reserve tickets in any of the train reaching Lonavla by 08.00am.    

Options : Indrayani Express
Timings :
Mumbai CST : 5.40am
Dadar :              5.51am
Thane :              6.14am
Kalyan :             6.35am
Karjat :               7.15am
Lonavala :          8.00am
Or people may opt to board any buy for Lonavala reaching there before 08.00am as per their convenience.
Note : It is advisable to reserve tickets in advance as the general compartment is always crowded on weekends.
For Pune People : Catch Pune Lonavala Train
Pune Station:          06:27 am
Shivaji Nagar :        06:33 am
Malavli Station:   07:30 am
08.45 am : Move to Lohagad Base
                    Breakfas, Introduction
10.30 am : Start Trek
12.00 pm : Reach atop, Fort Exploration
01.30 pm : Start Descending
02.30 pm : Reach Base, Lunch
04.00 pm : Start Return Journey
Visit Baje Caves if Time permits.
05.00 pm : Reach Malavli Station
08.30-09.30pm : Reach Mumbai / Pune Tentatively

Rs 400/– per person
Which Includes
Transportation from Malavli to Malavli 
1 Break Fast + 1 Evening Tea

Group Size : 25 Max 
Avoid being part of the herd of 50’s + + +
Smaller the group better the interactions and coordination.

For registration kindly transfer Rs 400/- per head in the following A/c
Union Bank Account No 369102010801696
Branch: Juhu Tara Mumbai
In the Name of Ms Priti P Patel
IFSC Code: UBIN0536911
A/c Type : Savings A/c
Note: Registrations through phone calls only.
After transaction please email us transaction id along with participants details (name, email and mobile number) at

Check list :
Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.
Double pack your valuables in plastic bags.
 Identity Proof
Water 3 liters (must)
Ready to eat snacks
Personal medicines
Change of clothes if needed
Good shoes
Other accessories
Please go through Rules and Regulation before registration
Registration or queries:

Zeenat : 9850193039
Rajas : 9664782503
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