Located in the vicinity of Pali and endowed with about 50 acres plateau atop, Sudhagad offers a wonderful and an easy trek.
Situated at the height of about 680 meters(2030 ft), Sudhagad is well fortified by steep cliffs. Due to its qualities Sudhagad was actually proposed by Naro Mukund to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj to make it the capital of Hindavi Swaraj. Shivaji Maharaj visited Sudhagad to survey it, but he chose Raigad because of its central location.
Places to see:
Echo Point There are lots of places to visit on and around Sudhagad. On Sudhagad one can enjoy the echo’s at Echo Point.
Takamak Tok which lies nearby, was used to punish the convicted people by pushing him into the valley, but in present times it offers us a mesmerizing panoramic views.
Pant sachiva Wada is the place where one can have a night stay,
Bhorai devi’s temple- where one can take the blessings of Bhor provinces kuldaivat and
Mahadarwaja greeting you on the way to Sudhagad from Dhondse. It’s said that Sudhagad’s Mahadarwaja is an exact replica of Raigad’s Mahadarwaja.
From the top, we can have a look at the nearby other forts like Sarasgad, Korigad, Dhangad, Taila-Baila etc.
Meeting point : At 10:00pm near Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) on 29th July 17 (Saturday).
We will be traveling by private transportation till the base village Thakurwadi.
We will rest in the bus itself till the morning.
Team n Breakfast by 6.30 am
Start the trek by 7.30am
Reach the top by 10.30am
Visit the Mahadarwaja
Start descending by 2.30pm
Reach the base by 4.30pm
Start the return journey by 5.30pm
We will be back to Mumbai by 9.30pm tentatively.
Identity proof (must)
Water (Atleast 2 Ltrs),
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional)
Personal Care and Medicine those if you require usually.
Good trekking shoes (must)
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. ( No sling bags/ jholas please)
Avoid wearing gold ornaments.
Traveling from Dadar to Dadar by Private Non AC Bus
Mineral Water; Beverages
Anything not mentioned in above inclusion list
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.