Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध has arranged a one day trip to Induri Fort And Sangramdurg & A Tribute Visit 2 Vadu-Tulapur, on Saturday 11 March 2017

Brief Introduction about Induri / Sangramdurg: –

Height: ~ 1750 ft

Type: Land Fort
Grade:  simple
Location: Talegaon / Chakan


Induri Fort is situated in Talegaon-Dabadhe village. The “Induri Fort” was built by Sarsenapati Khanderao Yesajirao Dabhade in 1720-21. The fort also had a mint (Coin) in it. The temple of Goddess Kadjai is also in the fort. Fort has around 9-10 bastions, Entrance door, Rooms with different types of carvings. The Goddess was got in the Sarsenapati Dabhade Family by Ambikabaisaheb (d/o Shitole Family of Patas) after her marriage to Sarsenapati Yashwantrao Dabhade Ist}


Sangram Durg is situated at Chakan, Pune. It is a land fort. Firangoji Narsala was a renowned Maratha warrior and military leader in the army of Shivaji Maharaj. He is famous for his defence of this fort against a Mughal army led by Shayeste Khan in 1660. Firangoji was a ‘Killedar’ (garrison commander) of this fort in Chakan (Pune). When Shayeste Khan invaded Pune with a lakh of soldiers, he selected Sangram Durga as the first target. He attacked the fort with 10,000 soldiers. Firangoji Narsala was prepared for this attack, however, even though he had only 200 soldiers. Just before this attack Shivaji had asked his commander to leave the fort. However, Firangoji decided not to abandon the fort and instead started a fierce guerrilla war against the Mughals and defended the fort in this way for almost two months.  Chakan Fort is situated in Chakan on National Highway 50. The last Maratha – British war took place here. The fort is in a ruined state now.


A Tribute visit at Vadu – Tulapur :

 जगावे कसे ह्याचा आदर्श घालून देते शिवचरित्र आणि मृत्यूचा आदर्श देई शंभूचरित्र …
There are samadhis of Chatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj and Kavi kalash at both places – Tulapur and Vadhu budruk.

The successor of Maratha Empire Shri Chatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj, son of Great King Shivaji Maharaj, brutally executed and killed by Aurangzeb (Mughar king) due to his fight and bravery against the Mughals and pieces of his body were thrown at the banks of Bhima river. The pieces were collected by the villagers and cremated.

This place is less explored. This is at the bank of ‘Triveni Sangam’. A place where three rivers named Bhima, Bhama and Indrayani come together and flow forward as one river. At the bank of this river, old Sangameshwar temple is constructed before 16th Century. This is must visit attraction when you visit Tulapur.  As per history, a meeting was held between Rudranath maharaj, Shahaji Mahraj and Murarpant Jagadev at this place and Elephant weighed cleverly to distribute similar amount of Gold to resident. This is called as “Tula” in regional Marathi language and the placed named as Tulapur.

Itinerary of the trip: 

Saturday 11 March 2017


Meeting Point : 05:50 am Pritam Hotel , Dadar (East)


06:00 Hrs: Departure from Dadar by private vehicle

08:30 Hrs : Breakfast-tea @ Hotel on highway

10:30 Hrs: @ Induri Fort

Induri Fort Exploration

12:00 Hrs: Move 2 CHakan (Sangramdurg fort)

12:30 Hrs: @ Chakan

Sangramdurg Exploration

14:00 Hrs: Lunch @ Hotel – to b borne by participants

15:30 Hrs: @ Vadu – Chatrapti Sambhaji Maharaj Samadhi place – (Mantagni Dilela Thikan)

16:30 Hrs: @ Tulapur – Famous historical place Chatrapti Sambhaji Maharaj Samadhi  – (Vadh Jhalele thikan)

17:30 Hrs: Return journey starts 2 Mumbai

(Note : If time permits en-route we may visit Alandi )

Refreshments on the way

We will be in mumbai around 22:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)


Memories in form of snaps from previous  trip

Sannkalp Shrivastav : -


Samidha Jadhav : -

The cost for the tour is  Rs. 1200 / – per head
This includes Dadar 2 Dadar transportation fare for private vehicle (Non-A/c), 2 Refreshments and Shikhar Vedh charges .

Seats will be first come 1st basis … Deposit the full amount on following A/c …



ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Last date for registration: – Tuessday 7th March 2017, 5 pm


Things To Carry:-

A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc
Good trekking shoes / Floaters

Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)
A haversack to put all these things

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