Trek 2 Torna Fort on Sunday 12th October 2008

Brief Introduction about Torna:
Height: 1403 m(4604 ft)
Grade:Medium
Time: ~ 3 hrs from Velha, Base Village
Location: Pune region
Fascinating Spot:
A fort that every avid trekker dreams of conquering, Torna (Prachandagad) around 65 kms. away from Pune is one of the highest forts in Maharashtra. A Menghai Devi temple(Tornaji temple) is situated near the entrance of the fort. Binni Darwaja, Balekilla, Konkan Darwaja, Budhala Machi, Jumzhar machi etc.

Journey Details:
We r hiring a private vehicle for Torna Trek 
Meeting point @ Byculla 23:30 hrs on Saturday 12th October, 2008
Pick up Points r @ Dadar, Chembur, Vashi & Panvel will be notified by telecon 2 registered members

Sunday 12th October:
00:00 hrs: Departure frm Mumbai 2 Velha ... 5 am Velha
06:00 hrs: Breakfast @ Torna Vihar Hotel
06:30 hrs: Trek to Torangad. This is a moderate trek of 3 hr. 
10:00 hrs: Atop Tornagad
Fort Exploration, Sight Seeing, Lunch & Rest,I guesss 4.5 hrs is enough 2 do these things 
14:30 hrs: Descend to Base
17:30 hrs: @ Velha Evening Tea 
17:45 hrs: Return Journey 2wards Mumbai ... Dinner on the way
22:30 hrs: in Mumbai (thts subjective) 

Things To Carry:
Good working Torch (Compulsory) 
Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) a must
Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes
Raincheater Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Some ready 2 eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually
A good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks 

A haversack to put all these things
Smoking & drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited

Initial Estimated expens is abt Rs. 600/- only
Includes Transport charges frm Mumbai 2 Mumbai, Morning B/f Tea, Lunch & Dinner
For registration, Rs. 400/- as advance payment for vehicle charges is a must
the seats r 1st come 1st basis. Pls enroll asap to avoid disappointment
Last date for confirmation with payment is on Wednesday 8th October, 2008 till 6 pm

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagdish Patil: 09869369836