Chandragad to Arthur's Seat

Chandragad to Arthur's Seat

Overview

This is one of the best treks of Sahyadris and is a must do for every trekker. This was an ancient trade route and one ascents about 1400 meters. This trek is truly a test of one’s will power and endurance. Chandragad is a fort near Poladpur. Very little history is known about the fort, in 1656 the fort was under Chandrarao More’s rule and Shri Shiv Chhatrapati conquered it during Javali conquest and in 1818 the British captured the fort. There are two temples on the fort and few other dilapidated ruins have the mark of history.

The trek route includes ascent from Dhavale village to Chandragad fort and further to Bahirichi Ghumati and then further to Arthur’s seat. The trek lasts for about 10 to 11 hours and mostly passes through the thick forests of Javali. There aren’t any water sources between Dhavale village to Bahirichi Ghumati which is more than half of the trek distance thus this can be called as toughest range trek. Zenith odysseys will be taking this challenge on 29th of April 2018. Are you joining?

                              Departure                               Arrival
        16:00 on 28 April 2018 at Rajaram Bridge         21:30 on 29 April 2018 at Rajaram Bridge

    Odyssey Type: Two Nights Two Days

    Difficulty Level: High

    Endurance Level: High

    Base: Dhavale

    Distance From Pune: 150 kms

    Region: Poladpur - Mahabaleshwar

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      Saturday 28 April 2018       Sunday 29 April 2018
    15:30 Reporting

    16:00 Departure towards base village

    19:30 Arrival at base village - Dhavale

    20:00 Cooking & Dinner

    21:00 Light Out

    05:00 Wake up Call

    05:30 Tea & Breakfast

    06:00 Start the trek

    08:00 Reach Chandragad Top

    08:15 Start Trekking towards Bahiri chi Ghumati

    13:30 Reach Bahiri Chi Ghumati, Lunch & Rest

    15:00 Start last part of trek – Arthur’s seat

    17:00 Reach Arthur’s Seat & head out to Mahabaleshwar

    18:00 Leave Mahabaleshwar

    21:00 Arrive at Pune

Step 1: Contact Call us on +91 9764384221 or +91 9028163088 for seat availability.

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Step 4: Confirmation You will receive communication (Email/ Text/ WhatsAPP) from us regarding your booking details and additional information regarding the trip.

Online Transfer:

            Bank Name : HDFC Bank

            Branch : Hingne Khurd

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            A/C Type : Current Account

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                        Compulsory                         Suggested
    1) Water 3 liters or more

    2) Good Rucksack with rain cover

    3) Personal Medicines if any

    4) ID Proof

    5) Bedding / Sleeping Bag + carry mats

    1) Dry foods like: Chikki, Chocolates and cakes etc.

    2) Extra Pair of clothes & sleepers/ floaters

    3) Rain protection / wind cheater/ cap / scarf as per the weather.

    4) Hand Towel

    5) Sunscreen lotion / face wash

    6) Camera or Binoculars

Rs. 1550 per person

                        Inclusions                         Exclusions
      1) Travel by a private non AC bus.      

      2) Evening Tea & Snacks & Dinner on day 1 Breakfast,  

          Lunch & Evening Tea & Snacks on day two,

      3) Adventure Experts & Leaders      

      4) First aid kit.     

      5) Safety & Tested Equipments      

      6) Government Service Tax      

      7) Personal Entry, Toll & Parking etc      

      1) Personal orders of Tea, coffee, Cold Drinks, Mineral Water,

          Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, etc.     

      2) Personal expenditure of any kind.     

      3) Insurance Coverage.     

      4) Medical expenses other than “First aid”.     

      5) Any other charges not specifically mentioned in "Fee Includes"     

1) Toughest Trek of Kokan region

2) One of the best treks of Sahyadris.

3) Scenic views of Mahabaleshwar range

4) A well covered trail during summer

5) A walk through thick pristine forests of Javali – Mahabaleshwar.

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