The region of Gorakhgad and Machchindra gad has a dense forest cover. Fort Gorakhgad is quite small in size. It was had strategic importance during the Shree Shahaji Raje period. However, no major battle is recorded to have taken place here. It was used in Shivaji's era to patrol the nearby region and was used as a stopover station during the journey to Junnar via Naneghat. Though small in size, there is enough availability water and a lot of space for accommodation. The fort gets its name from Saint Gorakhnath, who performed his "Sadhana" in this place.

Short Info:

Trek Name: Gorakhgad on 15th Aug 2017.

Fort Height: 2137 ft.

Type: Hill forts.

Fort Range: Karjat-Murbad.

Grade: Medium.

Cost:

Trek Fees: Rs. 550/-

Registered Member: Rs 500/- per head.

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{The charges of the trek include breakfast, traveling from kalyan to kalyan via public transport like Jeep / ST and refreshment.}

Cost Not Included: - Lunch, Insurance, Medical coverage or anything other than mentioned above.

Meeting Point:

@ Kalyan ST Depo by 6.45 am

Train Timings: Asangaon Slow Local (AN)

CST: 5.14 am    Byculla: 5.22 am    Dadar: 5.32 am

Sion: 5.38 am    Ghatkopar: 5.49 am    Bhandup: 6.00 am

Mulund: 6.06 am    Thane: 6.10 am      Mumbra: 6.20 am

Dombivali: 6.32 am    Kalyan: 6.41 am.

Tentative Schedule:

06.50am: Catch ST for Murbad.

08.00am: Will have tea-b/f and will move towards Dehri

09.20 am: With an intro round will move to gorakh gad cave.

10.40 am: Reach to door of Gorakhgad

11.30 am: reach to cave and will rest here.

12.15 pm: With the thrill of steps of gorakhgad reach on top and explore surrounding.

01.15 pm: Back to cave and have self Lunch & rest.

02.15 pm: Move towards dehri.

04.35 pm: At dehri.

07.00 pm: Back to kalyan.

Payment Details:

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

Compulsory items: Rains showers are expected, so pack your bags accordingly.

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, approx 3 ltr water, Sunday Lunch, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear 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.

Non-compulsory items but helpful:

Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry  mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution. (It’s totally self-responsibility to take care of things.)

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