Participants need to meet at the main gate of Fergusson College at 6 a.m.
The trek to Sarasgad fort is the perfect opportunity for novice trekkers to build their stamina and take on a moderately challenging trek. The trek to to the top of the fort is across several steep stairs and can constitute quite a workout.
NOTE: This trip includes tea, breakfast, a packed lunch and evening tea.
Sarasgad fort, is a small fort located to the east of Pali in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is also referred to as Pagadicha Killa because its shape resembles Puneri Pagadi. It is regularly visited by pilgrims because of the Shiva temple located atop the fort. There are steep steps leading to the top of the fort and many caves en route.
Test your stamina while climbing up steep stairs to Sarasgad fort | Take in panoramic views of the surrounding mountains from atop the fort | Explore this age-old fort restored by Shivaji Maharaj
Participants meet at the main gate of Fergusson college and depart from Pune at 6 a.m. They stop for breakfast en route, and arrive in Thakurwadi via Pali at 10.30 a.m.
Participants begin trekking to the top of Sarasgad fort by 11 a.m. On reaching the top, they enjoy a packed lunch and then spend some time exploring the fort.
Participants start making their way back down to the base village and reach Pali by 4 p.m. They visit a Ganesh temple and begin their return journey by 5.30 p.m. Particpants reach Pune by 9 p.m.
90% refund if cancellation is made more than 10 days prior to the date of departure date of the event
60% refund if cancellation is made more than 6 days (148 hours) and less than 10 days prior to the departure date of the event
40% refund if cancellation is made more than 3 days (72 hours)and less than 6 days prior to the departure date of the event
No refund will be made if a cancellation is made within 3 days prior to the departure date of the event.
Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products, cigarettes etc. is strictly prohibited during the camp. The camp will be considered over only when we are back to our home town.
There is a zero-tolerance policy for participants who litter, deface property or monuments, or cause general disturbance. Any flouting of these rules will be dealt with seriously, and may involve expulsion from the trek or camp, and no refund is admissible in such cases.