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+91 91679 66042 | +91 98695 09488 | +91 83695 80471
+91 99306 91186 | +91 99202 51847

One day trek to Manikgad fort on 21 Jul'19

Event Details

Manikgad- is a mountain fortress and temple which is a popular hiking spot. Manikgad was built to oversee the trade route from Maval (Pune) to coastal ports. The fort is situated near Vashivali (Rasayani MIDC), which is 27 km from Panvel.

The fort was built by Sarkhel Kanhoji Angre, to whom it was ceded in 1718 by Peshavas. Few remains on the fort includes a big rock-cut cistern called the "Darya take", a small shiva linga and a few small rock-cut cisterns. The Ganesh gate is the only standing structure. A circular trench is cut in the rock for lime mixing. Other nearby forts include Karnala, Prabalgad, Chanderi, Malang gad, Irshalgad, Sondai, Lohagad, Visapur and Sankshi.

Difficulty level - Easy
Endurance Level - Easy
Altitude - 1876 Ft.

  • Meeting point at Panvel ST depot @ 7:30 am
  • Breakfast & Round of introduction
  • Move towards base village - Vadgaon
  • Start trek by @ 09.00 am
  • Reached top by 11:30 pm and enjoy the scenic view
  • Lunch on top by 12.30 pm and then start descending
  • Reach base village by 1:30 pm and move towards Panvel ST Depot
Event Cost

Event cost Rs. 700/- (Rs. Seven hundred only ) per person

Cost includes-
  • Public transport from Panvel to Vadgaon village and back
  • Breakfast & Evening Snacks
  • NB expertise charges
Cost Excludes-
  • Lunch for the day
  • travelling to Panvel ST depot
  • Bottled water, cold drink etc.
  • Anything other than above mention in inclusions

For Registration, Contact – 99306 91186/ 91679 66042/ 83695 80471/ 98695 09488

To register your seat please transfer event cost in the account below:

Account Name: Nisarga Bhraman Eco Tours
Account No.: 50200024447001 (Current)
Bank: HDFC Bank
Branch: Shantivan, Borivali (East)

After making the payment through net banking or mobile, please take a screenshot of the transaction and mail it to nisargabhraman@gmail.com or send it over Whatsup.

Limited seats, entry on first come first served basis

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Things To Carry

  • Wear proper trekking shoes.
  • A backpack to keep your belonging.
  • Rain coat/ Poncho to keep your self dry unless you don't want to drench in rain
  • Dry sack to keep your belongings dry.
  • Dry fruits and chocolate bars/ energy bars etc.
  • Personal medicines
Rules & Regulations
  • Consumption of alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics is strictly banned on the event & should lead to expulsion from the 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
  • Avoid medication such as sleeping tablets, sedatives, strong painkillers, and anti-histamines Which depress the respiration and increase the risk of AMS- (Acute Mountain Sickness) especially while sleeping
  • Please do not wear any jewellery or gold chains/rings
  • Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “Wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.”


Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen despite taking utmost caution and care. The organization will not be responsible for any injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

Medical Disclaimer:
It is Important to be physically fit while on treks. If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, severe headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc. should take permission from their physicians before treks


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