Yuvashakti Makarandgad Trek 18-19Oct 08

Dear All........
On this weekend Yuvashakti is organizing a trek to Makarandgad( Madhumakarandgad).

Info OF MADHUMAKARANDGAD
Information on Madhumakarandgad

Location
The fort is located in the vicinity of Mahabaleshwar and Pratapgad region. Reaching village Hatlot via Mahad - Poladpur, one has to trek for about 2 1/2 hrs to reach the mandir at the top if the fort.

DISTRICT : Satara

HEIGHT : 1236 Meters.

VILLAGE AT THE BASE : Hatlot, Chaturbet.

WHAT TO SEE ABOVE :
The fort is situated on the banks of river Koyna and covered with thick forest. The village Ghonaspur has a primary school and a Mahadev temple. There is no

shielding wall to the fort. On the top of the fort there is one Bhairoba temple. Below it on the east side of the fort is old water tank (cave). Makarandgad is a fort and next to it is Madhu shikhar (peak).

VIEW FROM THE TOP :
From the top of Makarandgad we can see the Mahabaleshwar range, Pratapgad, on west side are Sumargad, Mahipatgad and Rasalgad. The view of Koyna river and the backwater of Shivsagar dam is very pleasant.

HISTORY :
Madhumakarandgad has very little documented history. It was used to safeguard Pratapgad.


Details:-

Cost : Rs. 650/-

Program

18Oct
0800 : Reporting at Swargate ST Stand.
0845 : Departure to Mahabaleshwar by ST bus.
1130 : Arrive Mahabaleshwar. After lunch proceed to Hatlot by ST bus or by Jeep.
(Lunch & Dinner)

19Oct
0700 : breakfast. Proceed to Makarand gad. Lunch on fort.
Explore the fort.
Later start your return journey to pune via Mahabaleshwar.
Arrive at Swargate Pune at approximately 2000Hrs.
(BF, Lunch)

What to carry -
Light bedding, Water bottle of 2 ltr, torch with extra cells, clothing(2pairs) light rain coat, plastic bag, cap, sack, scarf etc....

Includes -
* Pune to Pune transport
* 3 meals + 1 breakfast + snacks

For more details Please contact...

Yuvashakti
388, Narayan Peth, Rashtrabhasha bhavan, Pune – 411030
Tel No. 020 2445 6696 / 6522 1111 (Morning10-12 & evening 6-8)
Mobile – Anil Mate - 9423003077 / Aniruddha - 9822891105 (Day time)