Level : Easy Height : 3100 feet ASL (Approx) Type : Hill Fort Duration: One Day
Cost : Members: Rs. 650/-*per person Non- Members: Rs. 750/-* Per person
Trek Date: 21/07/2019 Time : 7.30am Meeting Point: Neral station
Cost Includes* ~ Neral - Neral Travel by ST Bus/ Tumtum ~ Tea, Breakfast and Lunch ~ My Mera India Expertise ~ Forest Entry
Cost Excludes* ~ Personal Expenses ~ Any kind of Insurance ~ Personal Car Parking
About Peth (Kothaligad)
"PETH', also known as Kothaligad, which is around 21 kms north-east of Karjat in Shahapur taluka. The fort derives its name from the village Peth, situated at its base camp.
Its a small fort used more as a defense station during Sambhaji's era, and is surrounded by other forts like Bhimashankar, Padargad, Rajmachi and Siddhagad.
There is a small temple and large cave at the base and a chimney like a tunnel to the top of the fort. This pinnacle is carved from inside forming a staircase reaching the top.
There is a tank of water at some distance from the cave and another one at the top of the fort. This tunnel is the high point of the trek, with its funnel-like structure and steps along the inside in a steep ascent to the very top.
The cave and the temple carvings date back to the 13th century. Not much is known about history until the 18th century. In 1716, this cave was captured by the British. Then later on, on November 2, 1817, it was recaptured by the Marathas under the leadership of Bapurao who belonged to the generation after Bajirao. It was recaptured by the British, on December 30, 1817, the very next month, under Captain Brooks. The British had the fort till 1862 as an outpost for vigilance on the surrounding valley and the hills all around it
Things to Do/Carry ~ Photo Identity Card- Must ~ Water bottle minimum 1 liter or more ~ Camera (Optional), Cell Phone must ~ Some ready to eat food. Cakes, Biscuits, etc ~ Medicines as required ~ Extra Pair of clothes Towel and napkin, ~ Good trekking shoes or Canvas shoes ~ Rain cheater for those who don’t want to wet ~ Advise wearing Track pant and T-shirt
Things to avoid
~ Wearing Gold and other ornaments ~ Sandals/ Slippers ~ Alcohol / Cigarette ~ Plastic Bag (Only if need protection from water) ~ Wearing Shorts, thin and tight cloths ~ Hand Bags ~ Overload bag and things
Itinerary ----------------------------------------- 6.10: Catch Cstm Karjat Fast local 7.45: Reach Neral Breakfast 8.20: Start travel base by Pvt Vehicle/ Tumtum 8.50: Reach Base Introduction start Trek 10.15: Reach Base of The fort 11.30: Reach the top and explore the fort 13.00 start descending 14.15: Lunch at base fort 15: 30: start decent to the base village 16.45: Start travel to Karjat 18.42: Catch karjat cstm local reach 20.35 Mumbai Trek end smiles continue......
Safety, Trek, Teamwork, Adventure, Enjoyment, Exploration and Conservation
~ Anyone above 10 years can Join the Trek
~Email /Whatsapp Confirmation is compulsory with payment for booking with your details (Name, Age, Gender, Email Id, Contact Number, Location, Emergency contact no. and Photo Id Number)
~ Cost in INR and valid for Indian Nationals only
~ Registration will be on ‘FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS’ only.
~ Please book your seat (name) well in advance and reconfirm the time and date on the day of departure on the phone because the program may change due to unavoidable circumstances.
~ Bookings for all treks shall close a day before the event date. Bookings shall strictly be on a first come first serve basis.
~ Each participant shall carry things as above (Please read Things to Carry) for every trek.
~ The leader’s decision will be final and all the members should abide by it. Trek leaders have the authority to alter/modify the program/route without intimation.
~ We all are committed to keeping the trail clean and urges all participants to help the cause by not littering during the trek. Keep all the waste with you and even if you find some waste, collect it and deposit at the base village at the end of the trek. Do not destroy or dirty the archeological, historical monuments.
~ Participants should inform the leaders if they suffer from any heart ailments, blood pressure, asthma, etc. If the leaders are not informed and any untoward incident takes place, neither the leaders nor MY MERA INDIA Team will be held responsible.
~ Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any mishaps/accidents during the program. Or compensation in whatsoever manner.
Terms & Condition
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~ If your friends/relatives coming with you on the trek please do inform them about the trek Rules above. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition, please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR, There will be ample of enjoyment but not at the cost of discipline.