We will trek to Torna Fort , Cross Boratyachi Nal to Lingana and then trek to Ra[i]gad Fort [ Capital of Shivaji Maharaj]. This trek involves lot of climbing and descending , people interested in Core trekking are welcome. Not posted any pics in the page, you can check them in the wiki links provided below.
Region & District Welhe, Pune
Route from PunePune-Shivapur-Nasrapur-Welhe
Distance from Pune65 Km, Torna is at height of 1403m
Trek Notes :
No Kids [ 18 + only ] If u have fear of heights - this is not for you.
Close to 50km trek in 3 days
Trek Genre : Moderate to Difficult [ As we trek for 3 continuous days ]
Forts [ Tentative ]
Lingana[we won't be climbing it] , Boratyachi Nal
[ Boratyachi Nal .. pic credit Dinesh ]
[ Zunjar Machi Torna , pic from earlier GHAC Trip ]
What we try to do ?
Trek along the hills from Torna to Lingana and then to Ra[i]gad Fort , camp in villages on the way. We need to carry our own food.
Tentative Itinerary [ Actual May change depending on time lines ,we try to camp closer to water stream ]
Friday Early morning: Hire Bus to Velhe Village
Friday By noon: Start Climbing to Torna fort and descend to Bhatti village,
Friday Evening: Continue in the night towards Mohri Village, camp on route for 4 hours.
Saturday 5am: Trek through Boratyachi nal, Lingana base village
Saturday Evening: Reach Raigadwadi village for camp if need be trek through the night. Aim is to cover 20 KM in 24hrs on each day.
Sunday 5am: Trek to Ra[i]gad Fort and Explore the fort and get down by Rope way by 12PM and Start to Pune by ST BUS to catch 7PM train to hyd
if available , we will use jeep transport if we are very much behind the schedule at some places.
Things to bring: [ All are must ]
Sleeping bag & mat
Need to carry Water / Food Items [ Extra weight ] , Tents weight should be shared by all.
Torch ,Trekking wear , Shoes & Extra pair of socks. [ Get good shoes and better if you are using them already]
*Extra snacks to make more friends .. :)
Answer all the questions while RSVP
Organizer will have right to remove RSVP if he feels , you are unfit for the trip
Don't Block spot , if you are unsure as we have to book tickets quickly.
First timers will not be selected , you should have done at-least one hike or any organizers should know you.
Damages: 2000/ - [Food Not Included]
Tentative Break up: Train - 700 , Bus - 400, local transport -200, Misc - 250 Organizer Reimburse-250/GHAC Donation -200 [ For Expertize/Tents/GPS/Logistics]
Reimbursement :- Extra unused Amount will be refunded in the return train.
GHAC Refund Policy apply for cancellation:
If there is no replacement found before 48 hours of journey start ,Train ticket cancellation charges will be cut before refund.
No Refund if cancelled in 48 hours of journey start time.
Bank A/C details/Phone numbers will be emailed to RSVP People in separate Email.
Email will be sent for Food to carry.
Last Date: Trek will go through if we have 7 people on board.
Tuesday Nov 12, 2011
Note: Most of us may not be serious trekkers but all of us have equal responsibility in protecting our beloved earth. GHAC earnestly requests all its members to be socially responsible whilst the treks and avoid any littering, shouting when in wild or causing anything that would disturb the normal ecology. Try to avoid plastics as much as possible, especially plastic smiles.
1) no smoking and no alcohol
2) No littering, no pollution of water
3) This is not a luxury trip, but all care has been taken to make your trip comfortable
4) ladies and gents accommodation is separate in tents.
5) Food will be mostly vegetarian
6) We carry Basic First Aid and if you need anything you can ask the organizers
7) if you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately.
8) If you cant swim don't go deep into the water
Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.
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