Event Tag: Trikon #2119 Event Name: Rajgad-Torna Range Trek Event Date: 23rd - 24th November 2019 Event Cost: Rs. 2,249/- per pax Total Seats: 25 Location: Pune Base Village: Gunjavane Height: 4,200 ft Grade: Hard Approximate duration: 5 hrs of Ascend
Behold your breath to witness the royal forts of Swaraj Empire. Explore the grandeur of Rajgad that was once the capital of Swarajya Empire, and Torna, also known as Prachandagad while trekking with Travel Trikon. The grand history of Maharashtra’s war hero will be etched in your memories forever. Check out our Rajgad Torna Trek package now!
Rajgad previously known as Murumdev, was capital of the Maratha Empire during the rule of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj for almost 26 years, after which he moved the capital to Raigad Fort. Rajgad boasts of the highest number of days stayed by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on any fort. The fort has witnessed lots of historic events, including the birth of Shivaji's son Rajaram, the death of Shivaji's Queen Saibai, the return of Shivaji from Agra, the burial of Afzal Khan's head in the Mahadarwaja walls of BalleKilla.
Torna fort previously known as Prachandagad, the first fort captured by Shivaji Maharaj at the young age of 16, Torna became the most glorious chapter in the history of Shivaji's conquests. When Shivaji Maharaj took over this fort from Adil Shah (Sultan of Vijapur) this fort did not have too much construction on it. After capturing this fort, Shivaji Maharaj started to construct some buildings on the forts and fortification for the fort. While construction Shivaji Maharaj also found a treasure on the fort! Assuming this to be a good omen, he utilised this money on construction of this fort and the fort "Rajgad".This is one of the tallest forts in Maharashtra.
Detailed Itinerary Day 0: Friday, 22nd November 2019 10:30 pm - Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Pritam Hotel, near Dadar station (East) 11:45 pm - Pick up from K Star Mall, Chembur 12:00 am - Pick up from Vashi
Day 1: Saturday, 23rd November 2019 05:00 am - Reach Gunjavne, the base village for Rajgad 06:00 am - Start trek after breakfast 10:00 am - Reach Rajgad top 01:00 pm - Enjoy packed lunch (carried by self) 04:00 pm - Start descending towards Torna 09:00 pm - Reach Torna Fort 10:00 pm - Dinner time, Retire for the day
Day 2: Sunday, 24th November 2019 06:00 am - Wake up to a glorious sunrise, explore the fort 07:00 am - Post Breakfast, Explore the Fort 10:00 am - Start descending from Torna 01:00 pm - Reach base village and Have Veg / NonVeg Lunch 03:00 pm - Start return journey by bus 09:00 pm - Reach Mumbai
Inclusions Travelling from Dadar to Dadar by Private NON AC BUS Saturday Breakfast, Dinner & Sunday Breakfast, Lunch Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges
Exclusions Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc. Anything other than above-mentioned inclusion
Things to Carry Identity card 2 ltrs water Lunch for Saturday Sleeping bag or bedsheets Camera (Optional) Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder Snacks & Biscuits Extra Pair of Clothes Clean napkin or small towel Sunscreen Torch Mosquito repellant Cap, sunglasses, scarf Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags) Please carry medicines if you need any Hand Sanitizer
Winter Is Here! Please wear/carry full sleeves t-shirts or jackets for all-night events Thermal innerwear helps shield against cold Scarf or mufflers or earmuffs can be of use in windy areas Balaclava, woollen caps always prove useful Woollen gloves and socks will help keep hands, feet warm Moisturizer, sunscreen and lip balm will help prevent sunburn
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.