Brief Event Description
|Event Organiser||Sahyavede Trekkers|
|Event Location||Katraj to Sinhgad|
|Pickup Point||Swargate Bus Depot , Pune|
|Pickup Time||09:30 PM|
|Things to Carry||Haversack – This is the most important thing you need.
Choose a sack which can sustain the weight throughout the trek.
In rainy season, (Make sure that you do not carry any Jholas, one-side bags etc.)
We prefer to use a big plastic bag inside the haversack. This helps us to keep the things dry.
At least 2 liters of water bottle.
It is really necessary to consume the carried water wisely.
(you may add Glucon D or energy powder to it)
Extra clothes as per the season.
Full sleeve clothes are preferred for treks.
(Towel, Rain coat, Sun cap, Thermal wears as reauired) *make sure you carry a plastic bag to keep used wet clothes.
Trekking shoes - Action Trekking’ is Most preferred pair of shoes for Sahyadri region. If not available, one can wear shoes with good grip.
Bedding material – Sleeping bag / Carry mat / Blanket etc.
Make sure that the bedding material is not bulky or heavy.
Torch with extra batterie
Avoid using your mobiles as torch as the mobile might be needed in an emergency. Hence, it is important to save on the mobile battery.
Plate, Mug, Spoon etc.
We prefer to carry our own plates etc to the forts. (Optional)
Personal medical kit
A set of medicines for any personal allergies, insect repellents or the medicines as per your doctor’s suggestion etc.
You can also carry basic antiseptic medicines, tablets, band-aids, crape, relisprey etc (Optional)"
|Itinerary||Day 1 : Departure: 21:30 from Swargate Bus stop. Reach Katraj tunnel by 22:30hrs. Climb up to the Vaghjai Temple above the tunnel. Round of Introduction & Instructions. Trek starts at 23:00hrs. Day 2 : Reach the Kondhanpur/Sinhgad road junction in the Sinhgad ghat. Travel to Aatkarwadi by local jeeps. Breakfast. Start the return journey by earliest available PMT. Reach Swargate by 11:30hrs." Includes : Transport from Pune to Pune by PMT bus. Breakfasts Experts to trek with Safety equipment. First Aid kit.|
|Instructions & Guidelines||NA|
Katraj to Sinhagad is a very popular trek which starts from the Old Katraj tunnel(Katraj ghats lying to the south of Pune) and ends at Sinhagad. The route travels through a series of mountains which one has to cross before finally getting to Sinhagad. It is definitely a trek which will test your physical fitness, stamina and endurance. The trek ends at Sinhagad. "Night" time with "Moon light" makes it a beautiful, memorable and a adventurous trek!!. Key Facts : Distance - 20 km Difficulty - Easy Endurance - Medium Base Village - Katraj, Pune