We @Nisargamitra Panvel invite you for a Trek to Mangalgad - Chandragad to Arthur Seat Mahabaleshwar on 13th May to 16th May 2016.
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 4396 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Base Village: Shelarwadi
Chandragad: The fort was constructed by Chandrarao More of Javli and it was named after him as 'Chandragad'. It was taken over by ShivajiMaharaj in the 17th century. The fort was used mainly to keep close watch on the 'Dhawalya Ghat' route.7-8 kms from Dhawale village is Umarathwhich is birth place of ShriTanajiMalusare also known as Simha ("lion"), a great worrier in the army of ShivajiMaharaj.
Authur’s Seat is 4396 fts high. The queen of all points, Arthur’s point got its name after Arthur Mallet as he was the first man to come here and build a house. Arthur seat is also known as “Suicide Point @ Mahabaleshwar”.
Meeting point: 06:00 a.m. Panvel Bus Stand on 13th May 2016
Charges - INR 1200/-
(Includes Travel Fare from Panvel to Panvel + Tea + Veg Meals and Breakfast)
Things To Carry
- Lunch For Saturday
- Water 3.5L (Must)
-Torch With Extra Batteries
-Sleeping Bag/ Proper Bedding
-Extra Pair of Clothes.
- Good Trekking Shoes
- Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.
- Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
- A haversack to put in all the things to be carried.
- Personal Medicines