One Day Trek to Ghangad fort 15th October, 2017

<h2>One Day Trek to Ghangad fort 15th October, 2017</h2>
  • Date & Time

    15th Oct 2017

    08:15 AM-05:00 PM

  • Venue

    FORT GHANGAD, Pune, Maharashtra, 411880more

  • Contact Info

    Name: Dhanu Reddy

    Ph: 9908558855

    Email: dhanuvardhan.r@event... more

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Event Description

Small Steps Adventures: One Day Trek to Ghangad fort 15th October, 2017Type: Hill FortHeight: 3000 Ft above MSL (Approx )Grade: easyEndurance Level: mediumBase Village: EkoleRegion: LonavalaHistory : This fort was used for keeping prisoners and for keeping watch on the trade route from Pune to Konkan.Until 1818 this fort was under the Maratha empire. This fort was surrendered to British forces aft

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Event Description

Small Steps Adventures: One Day Trek to Ghangad fort 15th October, 2017

Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3000 Ft above MSL (Approx )
Grade: easy
Endurance Level: medium
Base Village: Ekole
Region: Lonavala

History :
This fort was used for keeping prisoners and for keeping watch on the trade route from Pune to Konkan.Until 1818 this fort was under the Maratha empire. This fort was surrendered to British forces after the fall of Korigad on 17-March-1818
Ghangad is a fort situated near 30km from lonavla near korigad fort. The top of the fort gives a scenic view of the TailBaila, Korigad, Mulshi dam and Sudhagad fort

Itinerary:
08:15 am: Reach Lonavala Station and proceed towards the base village

09:30 am: Arrival at base village ekole. Breakfast & Introduction session

10:00 am: Start ascending ghangad fort

12:30 am: Explore ghangad and enjoy the scenic view of the Fort.

01:30 pm: Start descending towards base village.

Have lunch and proceed back towards Lonavala Station.

05:00 pm: Reach Lonavla station with happy memories.

Exclude: Anything not mentioned in the Include list, GST


Things to carry:


  1. At least 2 ltrs of drinking water.
    2. Photo ID card.
    3. Good trekking or sport shoes (Compulsory)
    4. Some ready to eat food (plum cakes, biscuits)
    5. Electral/Tang powder/Glucose-D/salt
    6.Cap, camera, mobiles phones, socks, extra pairs of cloths. (if required)
    7. Any personal medicine.
    ****Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelry, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.


Rules:


  1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
    2. Trek leader's decision will be final and binding.
    3. Small Steps reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
    4. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory; if unable to contact us then send a text message and we will call you back.
    6. Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry.
    7. Please do not carry handbags or Jholas or Sling bags on treks.

FORT GHANGAD, Pune, Maharashtra, 411880

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