Having the highest rock exposure in Sahyadri, the Katrabai wall stands next to Ratangad fort in the Bhandardara region. Mount Katrabai, which is about 4200 feet high, has a beautiful view of the surroundings. High mountains, deep valleys, Bhandardara dam and many surrounding forts can be seen.
A narrow valley descends from the heights of Katrabai into the Konkan; this should be the deepest valley in the Sahyadri landing in Konkan. Its depth is about 1200 feet.
Peaks like Harishchandragad, Karkai, Kunjargad, Kaladgad, Balubai, Nhapta, fascinates you to the South and to the East stands Ajoba, Muda-Gavaldev, Ghanchakkar etc., Ratangad, Alang, Madan, Kulang, Kirda, Sakira, Kalsubai mountain range can be seen at the North.
It takes about two and a half hours to reach the Katrabai peak from Kumshet village.
22:00 – Reporting to the SG Team.
22:30 – Travel to the base village from Pune.
04:30 – Reach base village. Kumshet Village.
06:00 – Have A Breakfast.
06:45 – Group introduction & briefing about the trek.
07:00 – Commence trek to “Katrabai Mountain”.
10:00 – Reach the summit point.
– Explore the plateau & surroundings.
– Enjoy the 360° beautiful view.
– Lunch. (Self-Carried)
12:30 – Start descends to base village.
15:00 – Reach base village & travel to Pune.
16:00 – Halt mid-way for lunch.
21:00 – Reach Pune with Happy Memories & Non-Biodegradable waste.
Breakfast, Meal after the trek
Shivajinagar > Swargate > Katraj > Satara > Bamnoli (Base)
09:00 – Shivajinagar
09:30 – Swargate
09:59 – Katraj
Please come 15 minutes before at your pickup point to avoid getting late.