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Siddhagad or 'Valor Fort', has been part of many important historical events. Made on the top of a short hill, it overlooks the road to the village of Borwadi, this fort is a popular name amongst trekkers. Witness to the historical battle of British with the Marathas, the ruins of the fort are famous for offering views of Karnala, Kothaligad, Bhimashankar, Gorakhgadh, and Macchindragadh.
This trip combines the trek to Siddhagad with the yearly brilliance of fireflies event, where you can see thousands of these creatures emanating light of their own and making the whole place amazing.
About the activity:
- The adventure starts from Kalyan in Thane, as you get a transfer to Murbad by a state transport bus.
- You will be then transferred to Narivali, the base village, from where you will start the Siddhagad Machi trek where you will see fireflies on the way.
- Reach Siddhagad and have your dinner before another fireflies trek.
- Wake up the next morning and start the trek to the Siddhagad top, before descending back to the base village for your lunch.
- The trip ends when you reach Kalyan in your transfer
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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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 :-
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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