We @Nisargamitra Panvel invite you for a one day Monsoon Trek to Gorakhgad Fort near Murbad on 31st July 2016 (Sunday).
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 2150 ft above MSL (Approx)
Base Village: Dehri
During monsoon season, the Gorakhgad Trek takes on a whole new appearance. While there, take a moment to observe, listen and smell and you will feel the forest come alive around you. The view of the numerous cascading waterfalls and a large range of wildflowers only add to its charm.
The fort is named after saint Goraknath, who used to perform penance here. It was used in the era of Shivaji Maharaj, mainly as a stopover point from Junnar via Naneghat. The adjoining Machindragad peak is named after the teacher-disciple relationship of Machindranath and Gorakhnath.
Meeting point: 06:30 a.m. Panvel Bus Stand
Charges - INR 350/-
(Includes Travel Fare from Panvel to Panvel + Tea + Breakfast)
Things To Carry
- Lunch For The day
- Water 2L (Must)
- Personal Medicines
- 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.