Kamandurg – an ancient fort near Vasai

Tungareshwar is a well known temple and a weekend getaway near Vasai that is also a nice and easy trek. But there is another little known trekking destination – an ancient fort called Kamandurg. An ideal destination for a cycling cum trekking expedition that provides some nice off-road…

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Goecha La Trek – experiencing Sikkim at its best

There is no better way to experience Sikkim than to do one of the high altitude treks in it’s mountains. The most well known trekking route in Sikkim is the Khangzenchenzonga (Kanchenjunga) Trekking Trail that leads from Yuksom to the Goecha La pass. Starting at the highest motorable road…

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Cycling to Mumbra Devi Temple – in search of Parsik Fort

A nice cycling route to Mumbra Devi Temple located at the north end of the Parsik Hills range where I was hoping to find traces of an old fort – Parsik Fort

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Trek to Takmak Fort – a story of the boy and his dog

Takmak fort is a medium grade trek on a 2000 ft hill near Virar, 50 km from Mumbai. Fabulous views of the plains with Vaitarna-Tansa confluence and Vandri lake

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Cycling to Uran – Dronagiri Hill Fort – Migratory Birds

Uran is a fishing village 90 km south of Mumbai and has a lesser known Dronagiri fort – also enroute see migratory water birds at Airoli and Ranjanpada

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Hadsar Fort Trek

Did an amazing bike and trek expedition to Hadsar fort. As an extension this year’s resolution of cycling to forts in and around Mumbai, this looks like a second possible resolution to visit and document the beautiful sights at various forts in the Sahyadris.

Here are some of the photographs. For a detailed account of the expedition, please visit my blog

See more photos of Hadsar Fort here

Read about the entire expedition here