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One Day Trek to Kokandiwa - 15th January 2017


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One Day Trek to Kokandiwa - 15th January 2017


“Every Mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing…” So, come let us climb together up there …

“Talk2Nature” has organized a medium grade (but you still need to have the stamina to complete) day trek to “KOKANKADA” situated in, RAIGAD District in Maharashtra, India.

So pack your bags, wear your boots and wait to kick off the event... This trek will surprise you with mind blowing scenery, and wonderful shades of nature... And it’s not far off, it’s just close to us…


Destination KOKANDIVA
Type Hill Fort
District Raigad
Base Village Garjaiwadi
Difficulty Rating Simple (1 Hour walk and 30 Mins climb)


History

Kokandiva and Kavlya ghat revive the memories of the historical events took place after the assassination of Sambhaji Raje. As Mughals started lying siege to the region around Raigad, the brave widow of Sambhaji Raje, Rani Yesubai played an intellectual move to send the young Rajaram Maharaj to Pratapgad through Kavlya ghat. Maratha army fought fiercely with Mughals and led the new Maratha King, Rajaram to escape through Kavlya ghat to Jinji via Pratapgad-Vishalgad. This had manifold impact on the entire history of Maratha kingdom. Yesubai's move to send Rajaram through Kavlya ghat to safe land deprived Mughals from crushing Maratha region. Thus, Kokandiva reminds us some of the very eventful moments in the history of Maratha reign.

Major Features

The trek starts from the western edge of the village passing through a very thick forest. The forest said to be infested with wild animals and many species of birds. Cave is carved in the rocks and has a rough surface. One of the water cisterns has potable water. To reach the top of the forts one needs to opt for simple rock-climbing. The rock patch to be negotiated is a bit exposed and needs to be attempted carefully. The top of the fort is very small with almost no worthwhile width. The top however, offers a beautiful view of Capital of Maratha Kingdom, Raigad. Raigad is situated at south whereas Lingana pinnacle adorns southeast vicinity. Since Kokandiva is a very tall fort in the region, one can see many hills in all directions.


TENTATIVE PLAN OF THE TREK:
15th JANUARY 2017

05:00hrs Magarpatta, Tower 2
Breakfast Will be provided by the T2N Organizer’s
08:00hrs Reach base village @GARJAIWADI
08:45hrs Start of Trek
12:00hrs Lunch Break – Individual need to carry their own meals
13:00hrs Start climbing downhill and reach base village
15:00hrs Start journey to Pune
18:00hrs Reach back to Pune

REGISTRATION: (Limited Seats - First come First Basis)
 You would have to register with us in advance to empower us to assign you to the group.
 Registration for the event would close on Thursday 12th JANUARY 2017 by 1600 hrs.
Your registration will be confirmed only after the acceptance of the trek fee.
 The mentioned trek fee is non-refundable/non-transferable in any circumstances

TREKKING FEE NEED TO BE PAID TO: Please contact Sam Padale on 8237560232

WE APPRECIATE:
In working to organize such wonderful treks, we seek all the help that we can find. We require guidance, suggestions, directions, and information from you all. We would highly appreciate all the backing that we can get in order to make such treks wonderful & memorial dreams for everyone.

NOTE:
Trekking undertaken is not necessarily a treacherous, physical exercise but it combines semi-professional trekking with fun and frolic. The groups enjoy the cross working areas amidst nature and have an excellent bonding as an outcome of such events. Such events and other adventure activity, involves considerable risk. Individual is responsible for his own life. All participants are expected to be aware of the same.

Participation is entirely at one's own risk. So, please take care and enjoy every single moment of your life...
Consuming of Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking is strictly prohibited…

So, friends once again let’s enjoy the divine creation of nature and make the entire environment filled with the essence of our presence.

The detailed itinerary of the Trek will be communicated later to registered participants only

Regards,
On Behalf Of Trek – Organizers
TALK2NAUTRE

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