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Overnight trek to Rohida Fort - Raireshwar - Kenjalgad on 2nd-3rd January 2106

A Trek to three mighty Forts in Bhor - Mahabaleshwar region.


Overnight trek to Rohida Raireshwar Kenjalgad on 2nd-3rd January 2106

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Overnight trek to Rohida Raireshwar Kenjalgad 

Date: 2nd – 3rd Jan ’16.

An Overnight Trek to Rohida Fort – Raireshwar – Kenjalgad in Bhor – Mahabaleshwar mountain range is a trekking perfect gateway. The top offers a scenic and mesmerizing view of the surrounding region which is not to be missed.


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Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3650 ft (above MSL)
Grade: Easy
Base Village: Bajarwadi (near Bhor)

Rohida or Vichitragad is a fort situated about 15 Km from Bhor village. It is one of the southmost forts in Pune district. Rohida is barren in Summer or Winter but With monsoon it is filled with lush green grass.
Points of attraction are old temple, few big water tanks, Chor darvaja, Buruj (bastion) on North East Face, Chuna grinding wheel.
This fort is also called as Vichitragad or Binicha Killa or Rohida. IT is related with SATWAHAN ERA.


Type: Hill Fort
Height: 4589 ft (above MSL)
Grade: Easy
Base Village: Korle

Raireshwar is a place in Bhor Taluka which has a temple famous for its historical importance. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj took the oath of Swaraj in this temple at the age of 16 and then created history. Thus , Raireshwar can be considered as an important place in Maratha history.
The temple is very old and of stone structure. But it was later re-constructed in 18thcentury. It is situated in between various hills and forts. Especially , Kenjalgad or Mohangad looks beautiful from the temple place. The temple is on platue, which is full of smythial flowers in monsoon. It really looks beautiful. “The hilly region and numerous other flowers on the platue add spice to the beauty.”


Type: Hill Fort
Height: 4273 ft (above MSL)
Grade: Easy
Base Village: Korle

Kenjalgad or Ghera Khelanja Fort, is situated on the Mandhardev spur of the Mahadev range eleven miles north-west of Wai. The only entrance is on the north side up a set of a hundred steps running parallel to the line of the scarp till within four or seven feet of the top, when they turn at right angles to it and cut straight into a passage leading on to the top.
The steps are peculiarly imposing and differ from any others in the district. At the foot of the steps is a bastion which evidently flanked a gateway. There are remains of six large and three small buildings, all modern. The head-quarters or kacheri is only marked by a large fig tree. The fort has three large water tanks about forty feet square and six small ones for storage of water and grain. But there is no living spring inside the fort. The largest tank is in the southern face and is quite thirty feet deep. There is a narrow promenade on the ridge at the foot of the scarp and on the north side is a large cave with excellent water and partly used for storage purposes. Khelanja fort is said to have been built by the Bhoj Rajas of Panhala who flourished in the twelfth century.

Day 0: 1st January , Friday

Meeting Point : Pritam Hotel , Dadar East @ 011.30 pm
Travel by our Private Vehicle
Pickup Point : Chembur Diamond Garden @ 11:45 pm
Pickup Point : Vashi Below Main Bridge @ 12:00 am

Day 1: 2nd January, Saturday

Reach Bajarwadi , Base Village of Rohida
Get Fresh and Breakfast by 6.30 am
Start the Rohida trek by
Reach the top by 9.00am
Fort exploration
Have Lunch
Start descending.
Reach Base Village
Move to Base Village of Raireshwar @ 3pm
Start the trek to Raireshwar (45 Mins Trek)
Reach Raireshwar by 3.45 pm.
Check in at Villager House (Simple Stay, Please bring Sleeping Bag or proper bedding).
Enjoy Swimming @ Small Lake on top of Raireshwar
Visit Temple (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj took the oath of Swaraj in this temple at the age of 16)
Post Dinner we will have Campfire Session.

Day 2: 3rd January, Sunday

Wake up early morning at 6am.
Morning rituals, Breakfast.
Post 9 Start Descend till the col between Raireshwar n Kenjalgad.
Scale Kenjalgad by 10.00am
Reach the Top by 12.00pm
Have Packed Lunch.
Explore Kenjalgad.
Start descending by 1.30pm.
Reach Korle by 3.30pm
Start our Return journey by 4pm
Evening Tea on the way
Reach Andheri by 9.00pm.

Identity proof (must)
A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs),

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes
Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional)
Sleeping Bag or Proper Bedding

Personal care and Medicine those if u require usually
A good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking. Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.


Travelling from Mumbai to Mumbai by Private Non AC Vehicle
Stay @ Villager House (Dormitary Stay)
Saturday : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Sunday : Breakfast, Lunch & Evening Tea / Coffee
TMI Expertise charges.


Mineral Water, Cold Drink
Food while travel
Anything other than above mentioned inclusions

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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.

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