Info: Type: Hill Fort Grade: Medium Endurance Level: Medium Height: 3676 Ft. Base Village: Nirgudpada
Bhaskargad : Bhaskargad or basgad is a part of Trimbak range, at 43 km east of Nashik and was built to guard the ancient Gonda Pass which was a trade route from west coast towards Nashik. During 1271 to 1308 this fort was under the control of Yadavas of Devgiri. When Devgiri was taken over by Bahamanis, this fort went under their control. When Shahaji Maharaj revolted against Nijamshahi in 1669, the fort went under his control. In 1633, the moghuls gained control over Bhaskargad, In 1670 Moropant Pingle won this fort for Shivaji Maharaj and the moghuls regained it in 1688. In 1730, the fishermen rebelled with Mughals and captured the fort. Later it was with Peshwas till the British captured in 1818.
Itinerary: Meeting Point : Kasara Railway station by 01.20am on Sunday i.e. Saturday Mid-Night
Mumbai people : please Catch 10.50pm Kasara Fast Local from CST and meet us at Kasara. Pune people : Please catch 06.35pm Indrayani / 06.50pm - Maysuru-Ajmer Express from Pune station and alight at Kalyan and catch below mentioned local from kalyan.
Travel to Base village via Private transport Reach base village by 3.30am and rest till 6.00am in Vehicle 07.30am : Trek Start after Breakfast and Tea 09.30am : Reach Top and Explore the fort 11.30am : Start descend 02.00pm : Lunch at Nirgudpada 05.30pm: Reach Kasara
Cost Rs. 1099/- PP
It Includes : Transport from Kasara to Kasara Breakfast, Tea and Lunch. Expertise.
Cost Excludes: Mineral water, Any kind of insurance, Soft-drinks etc. Anything other than above mentioned inclusions.
Things to Carry : 3 lit water (Must) - Proper rain-gears like Umbrella / Raincoat / Windcheater (Must) - Packs things properly to protect from rain (Must) Torch with extra batteries (Must) Full sleeve T-shirts and full pant.(Must) Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks (Must) Sunscreen, Mosquito repellant,Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes (Must) For oevrnight or two day trek please carry bedding. (For 1 day trek bedding is not needed) - Proper Bedding like Sleeping Bag and Mat / 2 Shawls / 2 bed-sheets (Must) Camera, Cap etc. (Optional) Electrolyte packets as energy drinks (optional) Carry eatable like fruits, dry fruits to munch on during trek and to avoid dehydration. A haversack to put in all the things. Good to have stick for support. Identity Card
RULES: No smoking. No plastic littering. Wear full sleeves, full track suite for protection. Proper footwear/shoes are essential for trek. Conserve and preserve our heritage. No deodorant / perfume. After trek its OK. We reserves all right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without any prior notice. No Extra adventure/out of itinerary behavior during trek. Trek leaders decision will be final and binding. Photographs taken during the activity which can be used for publicity purpose. Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety, Jewellery, Cash and baggage.
MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking. While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should seek their physicians advice before coming.
REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICY: No refund of advance amount. If cancellation done prior to 20/10/7 days of outing 70%/50%/30% will be refunded respectively for 3-4 days event/ Dudhsagar. No refund after that. If cancellation done prior to 6/3/2 days of outing 70%/50%/30% will be refunded respectively for 1-2 days event. No refund after that. No cancellation amount will be refunded on Advance Payment. All the activities & programs carry an amount of risk of injury and you are aware that outdoor activities have an inherent risk of personal injury. You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident(reasons beyond control (like Natural calamities, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure etc.)/ Natural calamity can happen & you agree that organizer shall not be held responsible for the any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances. Refund shall be payable with respect to the given refund norms. Midas reserves all rights to modify/change the camp/ program and to pre-pone (advance)/postpone the event and Midas Group will not be liable to refund booking charges in such a case.