Chawand Fort & Naneghat Caves Trek

Location
:Chawand Fort
Season
:Aug
Duration
:1 Day
Event Type
:Adventure
Level
:Moderate
Start From
:S P College, Tilak Road, Pune
Ends
:S P College, Tilak Road, Pune

Chawand Fort & Naneghat Caves Trek

Chawand Fort
1 Day

Event Overview

Chawand is a hill fort located at around 30kms from Narayangaon in the Junnar region of Maharashtra. Difficulty level for trekking is moderate and it takes just an hour to get to the top of the fort. Ideal for a one day trek or even for an overnight trek. The surrounding region of this fort is just awesome and you will get to see flora and fauna at its best.

Naneghat is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range near Junnar in Pune district of Maharashtra, India. The pass was extensively used as a trade route between Kalyan and Junnar. This was the most important trade route, as it connected harbour of Sopara and Kalyan directly to Junnar and Paithan. The name nane means “coin” and ghat means “pass”.The name is given because this path was used as a tollbooth to collect toll from traders crossing the hills. While going through Malshej Ghat, we can easily get a glimpse of Naneghat after Murbad. The significantly shaped thumb-like peak and the pinnacle of Vanarlingi are the most distinctly seen spots.
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Event Details

Schedule

Day 1 - Chawand Fort & Naneghat Caves Trek
  • Departure: 06.00 A.M from S. P. College, Tilak Road.
  • Latecomers will have to join us on the way or make their own arrangements to reach the starting point.
  • No Arguments will be entertained for the same.
  • Further Pickups – Deccan, Bremen Chowk Aundh, Nashik Phata
  • 07:00 a.m. – Breakfast on the way
  • 09.00 a.m - Reach to Base of Chawand Fort & Start Hiking
  • 10.00 a.m. – Reach to top & Explore the fort
  • 12.30 a.m. – Leave for Naneghat
  • 1:30 p.m – Lunch at Naneghat
  • 02:30 p.m. – Explore Naneghat Caves
  • 03:30 p.m. – Start return journey to Pune & Will enjoy waterfalls while return journey
  • 10:30 p.m. – Reach to Pune.

Meal

Breakfast
Lunch
High Tea

Adventure Activities

Trekking

Amenities

Firstaid
Guide
Transport

Transportation

Private Vehicle

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 06.00 AM Drop Time: 10.30 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 –
  • Shoes/floaters with good grip.
  • Action Trekking’ is Most preferred pair of shoes for Sahyadri region.
  • Bedding material – Sleeping bag / Carry mat / Blanket etc. (not applicable for one dayers)
  • Make sure that the bedding material is not bulky or heavy.
  • Torch with extra batteries
  • 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. (Compulsory for Overnight stay Treks)
  • Personal medical kit
  • A set of medicines for any personal allergies, insect repellents or the medicines as per your doctor’s suggestion etc.

Policy

Included

  • Transport by Non AC High Back Private Vehicle (Pune-Paachnai-Pune)
  • Forest Permissions
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Hi-Tea
  • Energy perks for the Trek.
  • Expert Trek Leads
  • First aid kit available
  • GST

Excluded

  • Dinner on Previous Night, Cold drinks, Mineral water, etc.
  • Private orders of Tea, Breakfast, Meals etc.
  • Personal expenses of any kind.
  • Insurance Coverage.
  • Medical expenses other than “First aid”.
  • Any other charges not mentioned in “Fees Include“.
  • Sleeping bags are available for an extra charge.

Terms & Conditions

No littering on the trek, whatsoever.
Participants are requested to carry the waste back to the city and dispose it off in dustbins
Carrying or consumption of alcohol or smoking is strictly not allowed.
Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the trek.
No refund will be provided.
Safety first is our moto & we do not compromise on the same.
Participants must follow the instruction given by the trek leader/volunteers for your own safety & the group’s safety.
Participants should not deface or damage any monument by writing or scribbling on them.
Please help us to conserve and preserve our heritage along with our trek leads.
We strongly recommend not wearing/carrying any valuable jewelry.
Participants will be responsible for their own safety and baggage.
Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather.
There can be changes in the event plans, itinerary according to the real-time situations.
Any violation of the above rules will be dealt with seriously, and may involve expulsion from the trek or event, and no refund is admissible in such cases.

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