Shahaji's Fort - One Day Trek

Charges 850/- per person. Join Mumbai's renowned trekking team Mischief Treks for an amazing experience at "Shahaji's Fort". This Trekking event is safe and suitable for girls, women, kids, families, groups, and solo travelers coming alone. It is an easy-grade trek/trail near Mumbai/Pune/Nashik. You get to visit Ancient caves, rock-cut water cistern, Pandav leni, and Bhavani Mata Temple

Shahji's Fort Trek

Shahji's Fort Trek

Shahaji's Fort - One Day Trek From Mumbai

Located on the ancient trade route passing through the Thal Ghat, at a height of 3238 ft ASL, the hill fort of Shahaji offers a panoramic view of the entire region. The major attraction of Shahji's fort trek is the Pandav Leni caves at the foothills of the fort with 3 principal areas The outer verandah, the abbey Vihar and the inner Garbhagriha. Even though the origin of the fort remains ambiguous, the Jain caves at the foothills indicate that it might have been constructed around 10th century. The steps and the entrance gate of the fort have been carved out of a single rock.

  • Venue: Mumbai - Shahaji Fort - Mumbai

  • Address: Igatpuri, Maharashtra.

  • Category: Weekend getaway. Easy level trek/hike suitable for beginners.

  • Duration: One-day trek

  • Height: 957 Meters / 3200 feet

  • Base Village: Igatpuri

  • Batch Size: 20 Participants only
    (We do not take a crowd of 80-100 people on treks, it's against our safety policy.)

  • Fees: 850.00 per participant. (website booking discount)
    Rs.1000 850/- per person, participants need to reach the base village in their own vehicle.
    Rs.1800 1400/- per person, with AC Bus pickup and drop from Kasara Station.
    NO Additional hidden charges 🙂

Shahaji Fort Trek Dates:

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⚠️ Booking closes once seats are sold out, book well in advance to avoid missing out on the slots.

Shahaji Fort - Major attractions:

  • The thrill of walking through a forest

  • Pandav Leni

  • Stone idol of Rishabhanatha in the Garbha Gruha

  • Ruins of old buildings and a small Bhavani Mata temple

  • Caves and a rock-cut water cistern on the western side of the hillock on the fort.

  • View the early morning bliss from the top.

  • Photography - be ready to get clicked.

  • All the "Masti" which is a USP of Mischief Treks.

So, unleash your wild side and get going.

💙 Click here to view Photo album of previous events: https://photos.app.goo.gl/jBYNpCVSBQTzpmoSA

Detailed Itinerary - Shahaji Fort Trek

Meeting Point: Kasara
Three hours prior to the event date and time, we will be creating a WhatsApp group for coordination purposes. Exact GPS locations,
Trek leader details, etc. will be shared in the group.

Train Time and locations:-

Those coming by train to Kasara station need to reach Kasara as per the below-mentioned train schedule. Those coming by own vehicle need to reach the meeting point (Baba-da-dhaba Kasara) before 07:45 am and follow our vehicles till the trek location.

  • 05:00 am CSMT

  • 05:18 am Dadar

  • 05:28 am Kurla

  • 05:34 am Ghatkopar

  • 05:55 am Thane

  • 06:18 am Dombivali

  • 06:29 am Kalyan

  • 07:39 am Kasara

Plan for the Day

  • Once the train reaches Kasara we will take the pickup vehicle and proceed.

  • We will have a breakfast enroute at a dhaba

  • 11.30 am - Reach base village and start the trek

  • 01.30 pm - Reach the peak, and explore the view

  • It's time for munching and keeping your tummy happy.

  • Star to descend by 2:15 pm

  • Reach base by 3:30 pm , and proceed to a dhaba for Lunch.

  • Have lunch and continue the journey to Mumbai

Shahaji Fort trek fees include

  • Breakfast and Tea

  • Lunch

  • Govt / Local Body Charges as applicable

  • Trek expertise charges

  • Basic First Aid

Exclusions

  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned above.

Things to carry for Shahaji Fort Trek

  1. Identity proof.

  2. Torch - Compulsory

  3. Good and reliable trekking shoes and extra pair of floaters.

  4. Rain gear - windcheater/raincoat/poncho.

  5. Water (minimum 2 Ltrs) Compulsory.

  6. Torch with extra batteries - do not depend on the phone.

  7. Keep your phone fully charged.

  8. Mosquito repellent (optional)

  9. Some ready-to-eat food like biscuits, plum cake, etc to keep your tummy happy.

  10. Medicines (if you need any), Glucon D / Electrol / Enerzyl Powder (We will have a basic first aid kit with us).

  11. A haversack to put all your things. Your hands need to be free while trekking.

  12. And most imp thing, carry a lot of enthusiasm and team spirit.

You should not carry:

  • Jholas/sling bag.

  • Do not wear sandals, floater, chappal, or ballerinas.

  • Please avoid wearing Jewelry.

  • Alcohol or any narcotic substance.

Caution:

  • Avoid wearing jewelry.

  • Consumption of alcohol or any narcotic substance is strictly prohibited.

How to Reach:

To get accurate travel info for reaching meeting point and then moving further to the Base village
1. Open Google search tab
2. Type the following words in search window "
My location to Kasara distance" -AND- same can be done for your location to Shahaji's Fort to find exact info.
3. You shall get the exact time required to travel, modes of travel, and distance (kilometers) from your location

IMPORTANT: Please make sure you are physically fit to complete the event and before booking you have gone through all the details, FAQ, Points to note, and Disclaimer.

Points to Note and FAQ's

Following are the frequently asked questions regarding Shahaji Fort Trek

Q. How do I get all the details about this trek like charges, meeting time, pickup time and location, inclusion, exclusion, things to carry etc? Can someone read it out for me on phone?

Ans. All the details are mentioned on this page itself, once you scroll up you will all info on your screen. Sorry we do not verbally provide details on phone as it usually creates lot of misunderstanding and miscommunication. Also, its extremely important to read and understand all the details before you book the event so that you have absolute clarity. If something mentioned on this page is confusing, you can get clarity on chat by clicking on chat with us button on top. To discuss things that are not mentioned on this website we can arrange a callback from one of our trek leaders.

Q: I have booked/paid for the Shahaji Fort Trek, is my booking confirmed?

Ans. No ! , your booking can become invalid if you do not submit the "Most Important Details" required for emergency situations. The link to submit the KYC form will be shared with you immediately after making payment. For any Trek/Adventure event the organizers need to have your details well in advance. We do not allow anyone to our event until we have complete and authentic details of the person. This info is crucial in case of emergency, and is a mandatory KYC parameter. The link for the "personal details form" will be sent along the ticket confirmation email. Submitting incomplete/incorrect/fake details in the form will make your booking invalid and no refund will be provided in such case.

Q. What if there is an issue with transport, i.e. the bus breaks down, AC is not working, tyre gets punctured,? will we get a refund?

Ans. Mischief Treks as a team conducts treks only. All the support functions like transport, food etc are sourced from various other vendors to help the participants have it streamlined. Equipment failure can happen any time with any piece of machinery and we can try to get a replacement/repair from the vendor. This may consume time and the trek leader may decide to continue the trek as deemed fit to get the event completed. We as well as the participants have to bare with it. There are no refunds possible in such case. The Trek leader's decision to terminate the trek or continue the trek with available resources will be final and binding.

Q. Does the cancellation policy/rescheduling policy apply to me if I book on event day or last day?

Ans: Yes, the policy is applicable irrespective of the booking date. The cancellation / reschedule policy is applicable to everyone with immediate effect from the date and time of booking. The refunds/rescheduling requests will be processed based on the date and time of cancellation/reschedule request sent to us and the date and time of booking the event are irrelevant.

Q. What is the basis of cancellation/reschedule policy in case of medical or personal emergency of participant or organizing team?

Ans: The cancellation policy is based on fairness towards the participant and the organizing team. In case of medical/personal emergency, the loss arising out of cancellation/reschedule will be borne by the respective person. i.e. if the organizing team faces an emergency situation and the event gets canceled, the participant will not have to suffer financial loss. Similarly, if the participant faces an emergency situation, the organizing team will not have to suffer financial loss. The cancellation policy is designed with a completely unbiased approach towards the participant and organizing team and is aimed at fairness towards both.

Q. We are coming by our own vehicle for the event, where should we reach for Shahaji Fort Trek?

Ans. You need to reach meeting point at scheduled meeting time. This is where we will be meeting , from here you can follow our vehicles. You will be given exact coordinated after you finish booking formalities. We will be creating a whatsapp group for coordination, you will be provided all relevant details in the group. Please do not be late, we cannot keep other participants waiting. If you are not able to reach on time you will be considered as Drop-Out and no refund will be provided in such case.

Q. How many people will be at the coming for Shahaji Fort Trek?

Ans. The batch size will be limited to 25-30 Participants only.

Q. Is Shahaji Fort Trek safe for solo participants?

Ans. Yes its safe and comfortable. Mostly 40% of the participants come solo and blend in with the trek leaders and the rest of the group.

Q. Is Shahaji Fort Trek safe for girls?

Ans. Mischief Treks has a track record of making our trekking and camping events extremely safe for girls. Normally 60 – 75 % of our participants are females.

Q. How long is the Shahaji Fort Trek?

Ans. Normally it takes two hours to ascend and two hours to descend.

Q. Whats included in meals at Shahaji Fort Trek?

Ans. Generally the breakfast consists of missal/poha/idli and tea. The lunch is veg thali with dal, rice, seasonal veg, roti and papad at a dhaba on the highway.

Q. Is Jain food available at Shahaji Fort Trek?

Ans. Preparing separate food may not be possible at certain situations. We can try to provide Jain food but cannot assure it.

Q. Is washroom available at Shahaji Fort Trek?

Ans. Before the trek starts there is a washroom at base. During the trek on the mountains there are no washrooms available.

Q. Is there a place to change clothes at Shahaji Fort Trek?

Ans. although clothes can be changed in washrooms at base, but during all our previous batches people preferred to change clothes in bus by putting up blinds on windows of the bus.

Q. Why is submitting emergency contact details and KYC information mandatory?

Ans. Its a standard protocol and also a guideline by Govt of India. We are accountable for every "Human-Body" present at our campsite or trek is our responsibility and in case of any unfortunate event we will be asked by authorities to provide all relevant information about you. In order to comply with the authorities we have to take authentic information from you. Fake/Incomplete information or non-submission of the details will make your ticket (paid amount) invalid and no refund will be provided in such case. You will not be allowed to participate in the event.

Q. Can we pay in cash or on spot or installment for Shahaji Fort Trek?

Ans. Sorry we do not accept cash/spot payments. For installment scheme you will have to pay one-time processing fee of Rs.500 per person, this is in addition to the trekking charges. Advance booking is compulsory.

Q. What is the last date of booking for Shahaji Fort Trek?

Ans. Bookings close once tickets are sold out. Ideally you need to book atleast 2-3 days in advance.

Q. How should I book the Shahaji Fort Trek?

Ans. All you have to do is press the book now button on this page and follow the instructions.

Q. How do we get in touch after reaching meeting point for Shahaji Fort Trek?

Ans. We will be creating a whatsapp group for coordination where you will be provided all the necessary information regarding contact person, exact point to meet etc..

Q. Will we be returning at exact time mentioned in the itinerary?

Ans. The Itinerary is for reference purpose only, it is based on average time taken during our previous events. Actual timeline for a particular date depends on Weather conditions, Traffic Conditions, Participants speed and endurance.

Cancellation, Rescheduling & Refund Policy.

  • 90% will be refunded if canceled 15 days (360+ hrs) in advance.

  • 75% will be refunded if canceled 10 days (240+ hrs) in advance.

  • 50% will be refunded if canceled 05 days (120+ hrs) in advance.

  • 0% refund if canceled in less than 05 days (120 hours) of the event date and time.

  • 0% refund if the participant drops out, misses bus pickup, does not reach the meeting point on the scheduled date and time.

If the event itself gets canceled, you will be given the option to switch to any other event or any other date, Or you can opt for 100% refund. If you need to cancel your current booking and/or reschedule your booking to any other date, it can be done free of cost if the rescheduling request is sent 120 hours prior to the trek. From 0hrs - 120 hours prior to trek date and time, free rescheduling is not permitted. It will be counted as cancellation done in less than 120hours of event date and time. It's a humble request, please do not give medical reasons, crib, argue or try to blackmail us if you drop out or cancel/reschedule the trek in the last 5 days. The basis of the cancelation policy is to protect the participant and also the organizers from undue financial losses arising out of unforeseen situations. If the event gets canceled due to the medical/personal emergency of the organising team member, the participants will not have to suffer financial loss. Similarly, if there is a medical/personal emergency at the participant's end, the organizing team will not have to suffer financial loss.

Non-Crowded Treks and Waterfall location Events

We at Mischief Treks do not believe in overcrowding our batches of treks and tours. Yes, we do keep getting requests to reduce our charges or provide discounts like others and increase the count of participants, But, Neyyyy... we won't do that. We believe in having a better and safe experience rather than following the crowd.

One Day Trek - Shahji's Fort

  • Venue: Mumbai

  • Address: Mumbai, Maharashtra

  • Category: Weekend Getaway | Trek | Event

  • Charges: 750.00 onwards | Discount Offer

  • Event Conducted By: Mischief Treks

  • Official URL: https://www.mischieftreks.in/weekend-day-trek-near-mumbai

  • Saturday, 14-Jan-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
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