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Kurdugad trek

Attractions of the trek: ▪️Hanuman idol at Hanuman Buruj ▪️Needhe of Kurudgad. ▪️Very huge Groove. ▪️Magnificent views of the Konkan mountain range. ▪️Homemade Maharashtrian food ▪️

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Kurdugad trek
Kurdugad trek

Time & Location

08 Oct 2022, 11:30 pm – 09 Oct 2022, 10:00 pm

Jite, Jite - Kurdugad Trek, Jite, Maharashtra 402120, India

About the Event

Trek to Kurdugad in Raigad district, This fort was a watchtower for the trade routes towards Konkan coastal region, also known as Vishramgad. The fort. The fort was built during the reign of Shivaji Maharaj, The Peshawas took the control of Kurdugad fort but lost its importance during the British rule. The fort was later brought into restoration by Dattoba Pasalkar, a descendant of Baji Pasalkar.

We start the trek early in the morning from the Umbardi village, hiking through the plains and then gradually ascending towards the plateau where a hamlet is named pethwadi. Over here we come across a Kurdai temple and then the steep ascent to the fort. Upon reaching the fort there are rock-cut stairs and traverse towards Bastion named Hanuman Buruj, later proceed towards Needhe which is the main attraction of this fort. On the trail, we also come across a very massive groove which is very fascinating.

Attractions of the trek:

  • Hanuman idol at Hanuman Buruj.
  • Needhe of Kurudgad.
  • Very huge Groove.
  • Magnificent views of the Konkan mountain range.
  • Homemade Maharashtrian food.

Trek facts:

Grade: Easy

Endurance: Moderate

Highest Elevation: 575M

Trek Distance: 9 KM Approx.

Base Village: Umbardi.

Itineary

DAY 0

  • Depart by hired vehicle from Dadar East TT Circle at 11:00 PM with pickup points at Chembur, Vashi & Panvel. ( Exact locations will be shared with the registered participants)

.DAY 1

  • Reach Base village - 04:30 AM tentatively
  • Fresh up & Breakfast at base village - 1 hour.
  • Introduction & Event Briefing - 15 minutes.
  • Ascent trek to Kurdugad from the base village - 2 hours approx.
  • Explore Kurdugad - 1 hour.
  • Descent trek to the base village - 2 hours approx.
  • Lunch break at villager’s house - 1 hour.
  • The return journey to Mumbai - 5 1/2 hours.

Price:  ₹1300

Included

✔ Travel from Mumbai by hired AC vehicle

✔ Breakfast

✔ Veg Lunch

✔ Our Expertise

Excluded: personnel expenses during snacks break.

How to Register:

Step -1: Book your seat through online payment on our website or manual payment like Gpay to our UPI ID/ NEFT to RamblersIndia Current Account.

Step-2: After seat confirmation, you will be requested to fill up the Mandatory participation disclaimer form and select the preferable pickup location.

Step -3: Now your participation is confirmed & we will create a WhatsApp group on the day of the event for coordination.

Checklist

What to Wear:

  • Trekking shoes/ hiking boots.
  • Full sleeve synthetic/ polyester t-shirt/ shirt.
  • Full-length hiking trousers/ track-pant.

Things to Carry:

Pack the following things in a hiking daypack:

  • Minimum 2 liters of water.
  • Food items like fruits, dry fruits, energy bars, healthy snacks.
  • Cap, Bandana.
  • Spare set of clothes, extra pair of socks (pack them in a separate bag).
  • Toiletry kit, sunscreen lotion & mosquito repellent.
  • Windcheater/ Sweater, flip flops during travel.
  • Litter bag for non-biodegradable (plastic) litter.
  • Spare face masks, Hand Sanitizer.
  • Personal medicines.
  • Identity Proof.

Instructions:

  • After payment, a registered participant will need to fill up the mandatory disclaimer online form with accurate details else will be asked to refill by the event host.
  • Please do not cause delay and cause inconvenience for others and impact the schedule.
  • Under 18 years of age must take the consent of the parents for participation.
  • Participants will be notified before when the itinerary is modified/the event gets canceled due to any unforeseen circumstances.
  • If there is any unexpected change in weather during the event, we have the right to cancel/postpone or arrange at an alternate location.
  • Participants are liable to bear/pay for the expenses that are not mentioned in the expenses.
  • The event schedule may delay or advance due to unforeseen conditions, hence timings aren't mentioned except for the event start, end time.
  • Alcohol consumption/smoking tobacco/weed is strictly prohibited. Will be expelled from the event if found in consumption.
  • Please do not litter any plastic (biscuit pack covers, candy wrappers, etc). We are highly committed to a zero trace policy.
  • The washroom facility is available at the base village.
  • Participants should coordinate, be disciplined and align together as a team during the event.
  • Please do not expect luxury facilities and appreciate being cooperative with fellow ramblers.
  • Though we assure safety as a top priority, event organizers are not responsible for any severe injuries or fatalities.
  • No group discount is applicable.
  • We rely on third-party payment gateways to make the registration process simple and easy, it also includes the convenience fee along with the event fee which is to be borne by the participant during check out.
  • If a participant cancels their registration one day before the event or on the day of the event, a refund of 40% is paid, Refer to the Payment & Refund Policy on our website.
  • No refund will be provided if the participant doesn't show up on the day of the event.

Schedule


  • 22 hours 30 minutes

    Itinerary

Tickets

  • Kurugad trek

    Inclusive of transport from Mumbai by hired AC seater vehicle, Breakfast, Veg Lunch, and our expertise. Excluded: personnel expenses like cold drinks, snacks, packaged water bottles.

    ₹1,300.00
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Total

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