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In a very professional way, the team handling this trek! The very nice way we all meet up at the meeting point, the transfer went well with good transp...
Thankfully I was taking this trek it was truly well-organized and the services were proper, the camp stay, trekking, and meals were very good. Our priv...
Location: Thane, Mumbai
Timing: 2 days - 1 night
The Siddhagad Trek is one of the most renowned fort treks in Maharashtra. Located on the top of a hill, the fort has witnessed a lot of historical events including the famous battle of the British with Marathas. The fort also offers magnificent views of Karnala, Kothaligad, Bhimashankar, Gorakhgadh, and Macchindragadh. On this trip, you will be trekking to the top of the Siddhagad fort, stepping into on its history and witnessing the amazing vistas of nature. You will also be able to witness the yearly brilliance of the fireflies event, in which you will see thousands of glowing fireflies emanating their light and making the whole place sparkle like a fairy tale.
You Siddhagad Trek will start from Kalyan in Thane from where you will be transported to Murabad and then Narivali by bus. You will be starting the trekking from Narivali to the top of the fort witnessing the sparkling fireflies on the way. As you reach the top enjoy the magnificent views, have delicious dinner, explore the fireflies and sleep in comfortable tents. In the morning, you will be trekking to the peak of the hill after breakfast, enjoying the view, and descending back to the base village for lunch. Get transferred to Kalyan and take sweet memories with you.
An experienced trekking guide and service crew will be with you throughout the trip who will guide you, tell you interesting facts about the place and help you in case of anything.
Suitable for: People above 11 years of age, family and friends.
How to reach?
You will be picked up from for the Siddhagad Trek from a convenient location in Kalyan. You can easily reach there by private or public transportation.
Not recommended for pregnant women and children below 11 years of age.
From the meeting point, you will be taking a state transport bus to reach Murbad, the district where Siddhagad lies.
You will reach Narivali by road transfer, which is the base village for the trek.
After an introduction, you will start the trek to Siddhagad Machi, with a lot of places on the way where you will be seeing fireflies.
At the campsite in Siddhagad Machi, you will have your dinner before beginning on the second session of fireflies trek.
Overnight in camp.
After a wake-up call at 5 in the morning, we will begin a trek to the top of Siddhagad.
Spend some time here before you descend back down for your breakfast.
At about 10:30 AM, you will descend back down to Narivali, where lunch will be served to you at about 1 PM.
Post lunch, you will transfer back to Kalyan marking the end of this trip
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Rated : 5.0
In a very professional way, the team handling this trek! The very nice way we all meet up at the meeting point, the transfer went well with good transport and driver. From the village, we start the trek along with the informative guide, on the way we are getting to see many amazing things that fill our hearts with joy. We had a camp stay in Siddhagad Machi the tent was good. The foods were tasty eating in the open areas with stargazing, climbed to the highest point was great, and have a good time there and snap many memories.
Rated : 5.0
Thankfully I was taking this trek it was truly well-organized and the services were proper, the camp stay, trekking, and meals were very good. Our private guide was warm and knowledgeable has good experience in trekking and even shares with us some ideas. The place was breathtaking once reached the top it was simply the one I won't ever forget.
Rated : 5.0
Start till the end of the trek is simply awesome with a very good guide and good staff, both ascending and descending of the trek went absolutely great without any problem and as planned. Mostly everything went nice and safe.
Rated : 4.0
Our instructor was very very... friendly and helpful making the walk very fun and nice along with the fellow trekker who was very friendly too altogether we had an amazing walk and stayed in the middle of a nowhere but beautiful place. So many precious memories that I have no words to describe it. Let me tell you that the tour was nice-arranged with good staff, the meals and the transport were amazing. The activity and scenery were just unexplainable.
Rated : 4.0
As always booking exciting trek through Thrillophilia which provides a good service as well all the staffs were very professional!!
The difficulty level of the Siddhagad trek falls under the medium level difficulty trek. This trek is a proper thriller in which one would like to pull and trek up the hill. The trek has the medium level of difficulty which requires the people to trek along who have good stamina and body to climb the hill by crossing the slippery trails and slopes of the hill, although a tourist guide will be there to guide you through the trek which will make it big easy for you to trek.
The total trek distance of the Siddhagad trek is nearly 450 steps which are required to be covered to reach the top of the fort at the height of 3543 feets It will almost take 2 days and 1 night to cover this whole trek including all the activity inclusions.
The attractions which you will be covering during this Siddhagad Bhimashankar trek are as follows:-
- Valor fort
- Fireflies event
The total cost to the Siddhagad fort trek is Rs 1550 /- only per adult. The package cost of Siddhagad Fort Trek includes the various activities like trekking, covering the historical and sightseeing attractions like Karnala, Kothaligad. Bhimashankar, Gorakhgad, Machindragad, Valor fort and Fireflies event. Which will make your package worth it.
The meals which are included in the Siddhagad Trek package carries all the three essential meals which will be served to the trek participants freshly cooked on the trek.
The meals includes :-
1 time breakfast
1 time lunch
1 time dinner.
There are various types of inclusion are available in the Siddhagad Trek package which is as follows:-
- An expert and professional trek leader or the tour guide is included in the package who will guide you through the trek. Both side transportation which includes the pick and drop.
- A comfortable accommodation will be provided in the camp stays on a double sharing basis. Activities like trekking and fort sightseeing.
The best time to go on the Siddhagad Trek seems to be in the months of March to July which is the monsoon season, During this season the Siddhagad trek becomes more beautiful with the season waterfall all around the trek and the beautiful greenery all around makes it beautiful.
Apart from the monsoon season you can also trek Siddhagad in the winter season as well.
Yes, the Siddhagad Trek is safe for the solo and the female travellers as well because it is a group trek which is led by our trustworthy professional trekkers who take care of each and every trekker throughout the trek.
The trekkers are required to get registered in the forest office before going for the trek which also keeps an eye on the safety and security of all the trek participants through the local police.
You can reach the Siddhagad trek easily by various ways which are as follows:-
By Air - You can take a flight from the Nearest Airport for Pune or Mumbai and then you can take a bus or rental car to reach Pratapgad Fort to get on for the Siddhagad trek which is almost 148 Km away from Pune Airport and 224 kms away from Mumbai Airport. It will almost take 2 hours to reach from Pune and 6 hours from Mumbai.
By Train - You can get on the train to reach the Nearest Railway Station that is Satara railway station and from there you can get in the local transport to reach Pratapgad Fort which is 81 Kms far from Satara.
The accommodation which are available for staying during the Siddhagad Bhimashankar trekking tour is provided in the double sharing camp stay facility which is perfect for accommodating two people in one camp at a time.
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