VRangers one day trek to Mahuli on 7th Sept 2014 near Asangaon

Short Info:

Type: Hill forts

Fort Range: Thane

Grade: Medium

Fort Height: 2815 ft

Max Participation: 30 Rangers.

Registered member Fees: 350/- Per Person

UnRegistered member Fees: 400/- Per Person

Fees Included traveling from Asangaon to Asangaon by local vehicle like ST/Tumtum, breakfast & Expertise Charges.

Fee Not Included: Insurance & Anything other than mention above.

About:

The creator of this fort is unknown. In 1485 this place came under rule Nijamshahi dynasty. When Shahaji Raje became the secretary of Nijamshahi, Mughals of Delhi tried to end Nijamshahi. In 1635-36, Shahaji Raje transferred himself with Jijabai and Shivaji to Mahuli. When Khan Jaman attacked the fort, Shahaji asked Portuguese for help, who refused and Shahaji surrendered. Shivaji took this fort from Mughals on 8 Jan 1658. In 1661 it was given back and was won again by Shivaji. In treaty of Purandar, in 1665, Marathas lost these forts again. In Feb 1670, Shivaji Maharaj tried to conquer Mahuli, but failed, bcoz of an alert Manohardas Gaud, who was in charge of the fort. Thosand of Marathas were killed. Manohardas Gaud soon gave up his position and Alveerdi Beg took over. On 16 June 1670, afer two months, Moropant Pingle conqured the forts and Mahuli, Bhandargad and Palasgad became part Swarajya. Till 1817, Shivaji’s dynasty owned the fort and later by Britishers.

Meeting Point: Asangaon Station at 7.25 am.

Train Time is as follows:

Western Line Rangers

Harbour line Rangers

Central Line Rangers

Borivali-Churchgate Andheri Fast Local

Vashi-Thane slow Local

CST-Asangaon Slow Local

Borivali

4:35 AM

Vashi

5:35 AM

CST

5:14 AM

Andheri

4:56 AM

Sanpada

5:38 AM

Byculla

5:22 AM

Bandra

5:06 AM

Turbhe

5:42 AM

Dadar

5:32 AM

Dadar

5:12 AM

Koparkhairne

5:46 AM

Kurla

5:43 AM

Rabale

5:52 AM

Ghatkopar

5:49 AM

Airoli

5:55 AM

Thane

6:10 AM

Thane

6:03 AM

Dombivili

6:32 AM

Kalyan

6:41 AM

Asangaon

7:20 AM

Trek Schedule:

07.30 am: with Breakfast will move towards base village.

08.30 am: With an intro will start trek.

12.00 pm: will reach top, explore surrounding.

01.00 pm: Lunch & Rest.

02:00 pm: Start Descend

04:40 pm: @Base

05:30 pm: @Asangaon station.

Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:

Compulsory items:

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, Lunch for Sunday, approx 3 ltr water,Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should ware good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, if you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid, carry some extra cloths,Raincoat etc .

Non compulsory items:

Cap, Sunglasses, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry, mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution etc .

(It’s totally self responsibility to take care of your things.)

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