Overview

Short info:

Trek: Mahuli Fort

Type: Hill Fort

Region: Thane

Height: 2815 ft .

Grade: Medium

History:

The creator of this fort is unknown. In 1485 this place came under rule Nijamshahi dynasty. When Shahaji Raje became the secretary of Nijamshahi, Mughals of Delhi tried to end Nijamshahi. In 1635-36, Shahaji Raje transferred himself with Jijabai and Shivaji to Mahuli. When Khan Jaman attacked the fort, Shahaji asked Portuguese for help, who refused and Shahaji surrendered. Shivaji took this fort from Mughals on 8 Jan 1658.

In 1661 it was given back and was won again by Shivaji. In treaty of Purandar, in 1665, Marathas lost these forts again. In Feb 1670, Shivaji Maharaj tried to conquer Mahuli, but failed, bcoz of an alert Manohardas Gaud, who was in charge of the fort. Thosand of Marathas were killed. Manohardas Gaud soon gave up his position and Alveerdi Beg took over. On 16 June 1670, afer two months, Moropant Pingle conqured the forts and Mahuli, Bhandargad and Palasgad became part Swarajya. Till 1817, Shivaji’s dynasty owned the fort and later by Britishers.

1 Day Available on request Asangaon, Maharashtra
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Transport from Asangaon to Asangaon.
  • Breakfast & Tea
  • Afternoon Refreshment
  • Expertise.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Lunch / Dinner
  • Extra food (Private Orders),
  • Personal Expenditure of any kind,
  • INSURANCE Coverage,
  • Any other charges not specifically mention in “Cost includes”.
Itinerary

Itinerary:

Meeting Point – Asangaon Railway station by 7.30am.

CST – Asangaon Slow Train
05:12 am CST
05:30 am Dadar
05:40 am Kurla
06:07 am Thane
06:40 am Kalyan
07:16 am Asangaon

07:30 am Report at Asangaon railway station
07:45 am Group introduction/orientation and have breakfast.
08:15 am Reach the base village by bus or jeep.
09:00 am Reach base village
09:10 am Start trek
12.30 pm Reach top of fort and explore.
01.30 pm: Lunch
02:30 pm Start descending.
05:00 pm Reach at base village, travel to Asangaon
06:00 pm Group disperses at Asangaon railway station


Things to Carry:

compulsory items : Rain shower expected so please pack your bag accordingly.

  • Id proof
  • Approx 3 ltr water
  • Lunch
  • Some snacks
  • Carry some extra cloths.
  • Torch With extra battries
  • If you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid.

​​Non-compulsory items but helpful:

Cap, Sunglasses, Raincoat, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry  mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution.

Note: It’s totally self-responsibility to take care of things.


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Pickup point
Location
Asangaon Railway Station, Asangaon, Maharashtra, India View on Map