Explore with Prof. P. K. Ghanekar !!

Raigad: (Note - Accommodation is very basic dormitory style on multi-sharing basis)

  • Grade: Easy, Include Steps & Longs walks - Basic fitness is required
  • Altitude: Approx 3000 feet above sea level
  • Base Village: Pachad, Raigad

Fort Raigad, The Capital of "Swarajya" built by Shivaji Maharaj is located in Raigad District. The fort has witnessed so many important historical events in Maratha History like "The Coronation of Shivaji Maharaj" as well as "His last breath". The buildings & structures on the fort include Rajwada, Ranivasa, Rajsabha, Nagarkhana, Nagarpeth, Samadhi of Shivaji Maharaj, Wadeshwar Temple, Takmak Tok, Maha Darwaja, Gangasagar, Hatti Talav, Kushavarta Lake and so on. The fort offers great views of Sahyadri Range, Kokandiva, Rajgad, Torna, Lingana, Kal River etc.
Visiting Raigad with Prof P. K. Ghanekar is surely going to be a worth experience. 


Harihareshwar is a pilgrimage centre located on the Seashore in Raigad District. River Savitri Originates in Mahabaleshwar and meets Arabian Sea in the town of Harihareshwar. The place is also famous for its beautiful beach & natural rock carvings formed due to the Sea waves.

Diveagar: (Note - Accommodation is very basic dormitory style on multi-sharing basis)

Another beautiful place on the Seashore said to have governed by the Sheelahar Dynasty from 800 A.D to 1265 A.D. Diveagar is calm and rich in nature. Popular attractions of Diveagar is the Beach, Suvarna Ganesh and mouth watering Konkani Cuisines.

2 Nights 3 Days Available on request
  • Explore with Prof. P. K. Ghanekar
  • Explore the Capital of "Swarajya", Fort Raigad
  • A night stay on the Fort Raigad
  • Wonder of Harihareshwar (Natural Rock Carvings)
  • Beauty and Biodiversity of Diveagar
  • Mouthwatering Konkani Cuisines

11-October: Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea, Dinner
0530 hrs: Reporting at Foliage Outdoors, Kothrud Office
0545 hrs: Departure from Pune (Breakfast En route)
1100 - 1200 hrs: Reach at the Base of Raigad - Rope-way to Raigad
1200 - 1400 hrs: Check-In, Freshen-up & Lunch
1400 - 2000 hrs: Raigad Exploration + Sunset (Tea Break in between)
2000 - 2100 hrs: Dinner & Bed Time

12-October: Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea, Dinner
0500 - 0600 hrs​: Wake-up & Freshen-up
0600 - 0630 hrs: Sunrise
0630 - 0700 hrs: Pack-up & Check-Out
0730 - 0830 hrs​: Rope-way to base
0830 - 0930 hrs: Breakfast at Base
0930 - 1100 hrs: Time permitting visit to Nane Darwaja / Waghbil / Pachat Kot / Samadhi of Jijabai
1100 - 1530 hrs: Travel from Raigad Base to Harihareshwar (Lunch at Shrivardhan)
1530 - 1730 hrs: Explore Harihareshwar (Evening Tea)
1730 - 1900 hrs:Travel from Harihareshwar to Diveagar
1900 - 2000 hrs: Check-In, Freshen-up
2000 - 2100 hrs: Dinner & Bed Time

13-October: Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea
0500 - 0600 hrs​: Wake-up & Freshen-up
0600 - 0830 hrs: Morning Exploration around Diveagar
0830 - 0930 hrs: Breakfast in Diveagar
0930 - 1230 hrs​: Exploration / Session
1230 - 1330 hrs: Lunch in Diveagar and start return journey
1330 - 1930 hrs: Travel to Pune
1930 hrs: Arrival at Pune

Deadline for Registration :- 8th October 2019, 1800 hrs

Things to Carry : ✦ Keep this list handy while Packing the Bag ✦

  • Identity & Age Proof (Compulsory)
  • A Sack / Duffle Bag (30-40 lit) (Compulsory) Hard bag or suitcase is not recommended
  • A Day-Pack (Sack) (15-20 lit) useful while exploration
  • Personal Shawl or Blanket (Bedding provided on Raigad could be dampy)
  • 2-3 Set of Clothes, Innerwears, Warm clothes as per requirement for 3 days (Compulsory)
  • Personal Toiletries, Towel, Napkin, Sunscreen, Moisturizer, Mosquito repellents etc (Compulsory)
  • Minimum 2 ltr water bottle(s) & Electral / ORS (to keep yourself hydrated) (Compulsory)
  • Light Snacks (Energy Bars / Chocolates / Dry Fruits etc) (Recommended)
  • Wear Dri-fit track pants and T-shirt (full sleeves) (Recommended)
  • Rain wear (Jacket / poncho) OR Windcheater (Compulsory)
  • Sun Cap / Hat / Sunglasses (Compulsory)
  • Sports / Trekking shoes (Compulsory) (Avoid Woodland / Canvas / Converse / Sandals)
  • Small Torch with working batteries (Compulsory)
  • Floaters / Sports Loafers / Crocs (Useful while bus journey)
  • Trekking Pole & Knee Cap (As per personal requirement)
  • Covers for Electronic gadgets (Camera, Phone etc)
  • Personal Medication if any
  • Personal cash as per need

Optional Kit:

  • Camera, Binoculars (With Cover/Bag to protect from dust and Moisture)

Things NOT to be brought:

  • Avoid Wearing Denim wear. (Full track pants & full sleeve T-shirt is suggested to avoid injury)
  • Large amount of cash and costly ornaments
  • Loud Music Instruments
  • Liquor and any of the tobacco items. Consumption is NOT ALLOWED on FOLIAGE OUTDOORS EXCURSION

Chartered Non-AC Vehicle (Tempo Traveler / Bus based on number of participants)

Contact Number:
Trek Leader : 9822763638 / 7720090718 (Aditya Joshi)
Back-up contact : 96736 32374 (Prasad Danve)


What is included in the tour

  • Travel from Pune to Pune by Non-AC Chartered Vehicle (Tempo Traveller / Bus)
  • Meals: Starting from Breakfast on Day 1 till Evening Tea on Day 3
  • Accommodation: Very basic Dormitory Style on Multiple Sharing
  • Exploration as per Itinerary
  • Services of Resource Person from Foliage Outdoors

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any accommodation other than mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Any Food / Packaged Drinking Water / Beverages other than mentioned in Inclusions
  • Any kind of Insurance
  • Any change in program due to reason beyond the control of organisers (Like Road Blocks, Weather etc