If you live in Mumbai and are looking for a quick escape into a world of old forts and mountains you can go on a trekking tour in Raigad, located just 169 kilometres from Mumbai. Raigad used to be the capital of the Maratha leader Shivaji Maharaj, and is a land of dense forests and forts. The place is known for its scenic beauty and can be visited by you over the weekend for quick getaways with your family and friends.You can take part in some of the best trekking expeditions here, for example join the trek to Sarasgad Fort from Pune, and see the beautiful mountain ranges. Maharashtra’s mountains and hills have a very different appeal from those of the Himalayas, and you can very well see the difference here. You can also trek to Lingana and go for activities such as rappelling and rock climbing, as many tourists go for these when in Lingana.
For one-day treks and tours, you can go for the Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary walking tour,. The sanctuary used to be the hunting grounds for Murud’s rulers. But now it’s a blissful home for flora and fauna. The sanctuary is very close to the sea and the hills, so you have an amazing view of the jungle and the surroundings. A tour of the sanctuary takes upto a day and can be the refreshing break you seek from the mundane and fast life of Mumbai and Pune. You can also be a part of the Falyan Jungle Camp, moonlight trek to Kothaligad, night trek to Matheran via Garbett Point, trek to Peb Fort, Kalavantin Pinnacle, Kothaligad, Raigad Fort, Kalavantin Durg, Vikatgad etc. These are some of the best places for a trekking tour in Raigad, and you can be assured of fun and adventure here.
Popular Raigad Trekking Tour Packages
|Trek to Sarasgad Fort from Pune||15H||₹ 1500||4.0 star|
|Trek to Lingana with Rappelling and Rock Climbing||2D/1N||₹ 3500||3.0 star|
|Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary Walking Tour||1D||₹ 1500||4.0 star|
|Lingana Climbing Expedition||2D/1N||₹ 4360||4.0 star|
|Falyan Jungle Camp||2D/1N||₹ 2000||4.0 star|