A Trek to Kaldurga Fort

A Trek to Kaldurga Fort


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About The Event

We at Conserveda Outdoor have decided to head towards Kaldurg fort near Palghar 19 August 2017.

Information about Kaldurga:

Type: Hill Fort/ Height: About 1550 Feet above MSL/Grade: Easy/ Region: Palghar/Number of Participants: 25 Enthusiasts

Kaldurg Fort is situated to the east of Palghar, Maharashtra, India, in the Sahyadri mountain range of northern Konkan. Looking at the strategic location of the fort, it stands on the route from coast of Palghar to the city of Javhar. One can say that it was built to keep watch on this ancient trade route and the surrounding region. Top of the fort has a big rectangular rock, Water cistern carved in the rocks. One can get a view of the Arabian Sea and the industrial town of Palghar to the west as well as view of the Surya River to the east and fort like Tandulwadi and Devkhop dam can be seen from top of the Kaldurga.

One can get a chance to see Commelina flower, Spiny back orb Weaver spider, Juveniles of Indian giant wood spider and some Harvester ant’s nest en-route Kaldurga.

Trek Cost: INR 400 per person


We will board in Dahanu Fast Local which starts from Churchgate at 05.24am / Mumbai Central - 05.34 / Dadar - 05.41 / Bandra - 05.46 / Andheri - 05.55 / Borivali - 06.09 / Bhayander - 06.23 / Vasai Road - 6.34 / Virar - 6.46 to Palghar 7.26am

Central Line Participants Can board into Dombivali-Boisar Train which starts at 5.33 am from Dombivali / Kopar - 5.44 / Bhiwandi Road - 05.53 / Kharbao - 06.03 / Kaman Road - 06.12 / juchandra Road - 06.18 / Vasai Road - 06.35 / Nalla Sopara - 06.56 / Virar - 07.03 / Palghar - 7.51am

Breakfast at Palghar (~0.5hrs)

Move to Waghoba Temple by Tumtum/ Rickshaw (~0.5hrs)

Introductions and instructions (~0.5hrs)

Trek to Kaldurg fort (~2.0hrs)

Sightseeing and Lunch atop the fort (~1.0hrs)

Descend to Waghoba temple (~1.5hrs)

Jeep/Rickshaw to Palghar (~0.5hrs)

Cost Inclusion

Transportation by Tumtum/ Rickshaw/ Public transport vehicle from Palghar to Waghoba Temple and back

Breakfast and Tea, Evening Tea

All expertise and guide charges

Cost Exclusion

Train Tickets or any travel cost from Mumbai to Palghar & back

Lunch (Needs to be carried individually)

Packaged Water, Snacks during Travel or Trek etc

Anything other than that mentioned in the inclusions above

Things to carry –

Compulsory – Personal ID card, Good trekking shoes, Lunch for the day, 2 litres of water, Torch

Personal Medicines, if any

Some ready to eat food

Extra set of clothes

A haversack to keep hands free

Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.

Windcheaters and pack all essentials in polythene to protect from getting wet in the rain.

Important Note-

Alcohol and smoking will strictly not be permitted on the trek. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the trek.

Wearing full clothes is advisable as it helps in preventing cuts & bruises while walking through the forest & also protects from insect bites.

Loud Music from Portable Bluetooth Speakers/Phones does not fit in with our idea of fun on a Trek.

The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.

Please do not litter!!!

Trekking/Hiking is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. Conserveda Outdoor will not be held responsible for any injury /accident/death to the participant while on trek/activity or in transit to or from the place of trek/activity.

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