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30 Places for Trekking in Pune

 
  • A flourishing, energetic megalopolis, Pune is a hub of academia and industry that outlines ‘New India’ with its baffling blend of economics, spiritualism, tradition and modern lifestyle. The city even now carries its pride in offering many forts creased away at locations that draw enthusiastic trekkers to not just relive the chronicle of the powerful Marathas and Peshwas, but also a prospect to grasp the astonishing natural surroundings of the region.

    Easy Treks:

    Rajmachi Trek
    Sinhagad Trek
    Raireshwar Trek
    Korigad Fort Trek
    Lohgad Trek
    Kalsubai Peak Trek
    Vasota Fort Trek

    Moderate Treks:

    Torna Trek
    Raigad Trek
    Visapur Fort Trek
    Shivneri Trek
    Trekking in Lonavala
    Vichitragad Fort Trek

    Difficult Treks:

    Harishchandragad Trek

    Some of The Best Places for Trekking in Pune:


  • Best Treks within 100 Kms from Pune

  • 01Rajmachi Trek

    Image Credit : Ravinder Singh Gill - Flickr

    Distance from Pune: 75km

    Starting Point: Udhewadi is the base of Rajmachi trek and the activity can be started from Tungarli near Lonavala or Kondivade Village near Karjat.

    Difficulty Level: Very easy

    Trek Length: 4-5hrs

    Best Season: All year (monsoon preferred)

    A fort adjoining a historic trade route, Rajmachi (2,710ft) is one of the most exciting and enduring trekking trails around Pune. An 18km trail one way is nothing short of adventure with ancient Buddhist caves, waterfalls, lush greenery, temples, fort ruins that make this place a sought after trekking destination.

    A stronghold that has witnessed conquests of Shivaji and Mughals stands perched atop two mountain peaks - Shrivardhan and Manoranjan. Rocky routes, panoramic views of the Konkan plains and the backwaters of Shirota Dam are a few of the high points. Friendly locals and camping options at two caves within the fort premise make Rajmachi trek worthwhile.

    Monsoon Trek to Rajmachi and Kondana Cave Waterfalls, Lonavala

    Monsoon Trek to Rajmachi and Kondana Cave Waterfalls, Lonavala

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  • 02Torna Trek

    Image Credit : SureshIsave - Flickr

    Distance from Pune: 60km

    Starting Point: Velhe Village

    Difficulty Level: Medium difficulty

    Trek Length: 3½ hrs (base to top)

    Best Season: All year (monsoon preferred)

    Torna is the tallest fort in Pune. Also known as Prachandagad due to its massive size, it offers a beautiful sight all along the trail. The narrow trails from Velhe Village pass through endless beds of wildflowers and seamless greenery making it one of the most delightful treks for any nature lover.

    The once powerful fortress with its mega sized ruins are a true testimony of some the finest of Indian history tales. Barring a couple mischievous spots the trail to the top is rewarding. The mystical area around the fort has great viewpoints like Budhla Machi and Zunjar Machi.

    Waterfall Rappelling at Torna from Pune

    Waterfall Rappelling at Torna from Pune

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  • 03Visapur Fort Trek

    Image Credit : Vinay Nair - Flickr

    Distance from Pune: 70km

    Starting Point: Malawli Railway Station, Lohagadwadi Village

    Difficulty Level: Medium

    Trek Length: 1½ hrs

    Best Season: All year (monsoon preferred)

    An amazing fort close to the famed hill town Lonavala, Visapur Fort is a twin of the Lohgad Fort. It is situated higher than Lohgad at a height of 3,556ft and much larger than its twin. Visapur Fort hides within its campus the Bhaje Caves and alluring water holes.

    The strong stonewalls of the fort evident from the base are magnetic screaming out to climbers to have once-in-a-lifetime experience. One of the well-maintained forts, the place is also known to be hideouts for bisons and wild boars making it a backdoor option for trekking near Pune

    Visapur Fort Trek, Maharashtra

    Visapur Fort Trek, Maharashtra

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  • 04Duke's Nose Trek and Adventure Activities in Lonavala

    Duke's Nose Trek and Adventure Activities in Lonavala
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    About the Activity:

    • Also known locally as Nagphani, the cliff is named after a certain Duke's pointed nose by the British.
    • The breathtaking views from atop the cliff draws trekkers from across the country.
    • A visit to the Mahadeva temple at the summit is simply unmissable.
    • Arriving at the summit, rappelling and valley-crossing are bound to enthrall trekkers looking for an added adrenaline blitz

    Length of Rappelling: 300 feet

    Distance for Trekking: 250 feet

  • 05Trekking Expedition to Vichitragad

    Trekking Expedition to Vichitragad
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    Most popular among trekking enthusiasts both young and old, the Rohida- Vichitragad is located amongst the beautiful forests of the Sahyadris and is one of the most exciting trekking trails. Located at about 70km from the nearest city of Pune, it is a fort that is rich with history of the Yadava, Maratha and the Moghul empires who all tried to capture the fort at some point in history.
    Verdant greens and thickets of forests with pretty hamlets dotting the way is what you can hope to experience on this one of a kind trekking experience!

    About the Activity with Details: 

    Your adventurous Trekking Expedition to Rohida begins with your arrival at Bhor at 09.15AM (Approx.) strengthen yourself for the expedition ahead with some breakfast at a local eatery. Thereafter, post a short travel to the base camp of the fort which is at Bajarwadi, you can commence on the trek at 10.30AM. Pass through various stunning pathways through the thick monsoon vegetation that is at its prime during this time. Behold the wonderful valleys that surround you during the Trekking Expedition to Rohida and let nature enchant you with its charms.
    Explore the ruins of structures while trekking in Sahyadris, including a beautiful Rohideshwar temple and differently shaped bastions that are a relic of history and congratulate yourself on finally summiting the fort.

    After taking in the beauty around you while trekking in Sahyadris, embark on the trail downwards at around 02.00PM and reach the base camp at Bajarwadi. Embark on a return journey from Trekking Expedition to Rohida to Pune taking back the memories of this wonderful trekking expedition.

    Highest Altitude: 3660ft

  • 06Kothaligad Trekking Expedition

    Kothaligad Trekking Expedition
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    Kothaligad, also known as the fort of Peths is a popular climbing spot close to Karjat in the city of Mumbai. An engineering marvel, the fort was in fact used as a watchtower to keep an eye on the advancements of the army in the surrounding areas. The mysterious cave paintings on the summit date back to the 13th century, but not much was known about them until the 18th Century.

    The easy climb at Kothaligad Trekking alongside beautiful environs make it a favoured destination for enthusiastic trekkers. The unique architecture and engineering is a proof of the talent of the Maratha warriors. The chimney like structure on top resembles a lighthouse and was a major advantage for all those who captured the fort at various times, including the British and Maratha empires!

    About the Activity with Details:

    Embark on an unforgettable Kothaligad Trekking that will engulf you in its stunning architectural prowess. Your expedition begins as you embark on a drive to the base of the fort. Meet your trek mates at the pre-decided location of Fergusson College main gate. Munch on a fortifying breakfast and refreshing tea and start making your way towards the top of the fort. The easy inclines will eventually bring you to the mysterious summit where you can explore and discover the lighthouse like structure that is carved with staircases from the inside. Let a delicious lunch calm your muscles and explore the area around.

    Relax for a while and start descending back to the base village, eventually reaching the Aambivali caves that are rich with carvings and paintings dating back to the 13th Century. Watch ancient stories unfold in front of your eyes as you make way through the pathways lush with greenery of the approaching monsoons.

  • 07Waterfall Rappelling and Trekking in Lonavala

    Waterfall Rappelling and Trekking in Lonavala
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    About the activity :

    • Lonavala, a gorgeous hill station located at a close distance from Mumbai and Pune has emerged as a popular and enticing weekend getaways for all city dwellers.
    • The activity site is located midway to the famous Rajmachi Fort and is only 7km from the main land of Lonavala. Arrive at the trekking site at a little around 09:00 AM and kickstart this amazing experiences.
    • Walk around the paths through lush foliage and thundering falls.
    • The waterfalls cascade down the ridges of Sahyadri Ranges and offer captivating views of the valley below
    • Climb up the forest trails and rappel down with a harness through the refreshing falls.
    • Day gets over at 4:30 PM
  • 08Waterfall Rappelling and Trekking at Madap Waterfalls, Khopoli

    Waterfall Rappelling and Trekking at Madap Waterfalls, Khopoli
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    While touring this region of Maharashtra, brace yourself for some heart racing activities! Off all the activities available here, waterfall rappelling at Madap waterfall is the one that will introduce you to the true beauty of the cascade.

    A controlled descend through a waterfall using a rope, this enthralling activity will begin with your arrival at the Madap village at around 08:30AM. Ddig into a scrumptious breakfast before kick staring your trek to the waterfall.

    Post breakfast, get started with rappelling at Madap Waterfall at around 10:30AM; experience power rappelling over 120ft of cascading waterfall. Control your weight as you descend down using the rope tied to your body and experience the thrills as you gradually descend!

    Following this thrilling adventure, start your trek back to the village at around 04:30PM and get freshened up with hot tea and snacks. At around 06:00PM, wind up yourself and wish adieu to the placid environs of Madap as you begin your return journey to Mumbai; expect to reach Mumbai at around 09:00PM with a bag full of memories!


  • 09Sinhagad Trek

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    Distance from Pune: 50km

    Starting Point: Katraj Ghat (most preferred route)

    Difficulty Level: Easy

    Trek Length: 2hrs (base to top)

    Best Season: All year (monsoon preferred)

    A favourite destination for trekking in Pune, Sinhagad (lion fort, 4,400ft) is a fascinating fort engulfed in several stories from the regal rule of Shivaji Maharaj. An easy trek with an option to drive up as well, once atop the fort the scenic view is extremely attractive.

    The fascinating structure has various points like the 'Kade lot', the cliff from where prisoners were thrown off and 'Hawa Point’, which truly depicts its name with wind literally blowing everyone away. Being a tourist friendly place, food and refreshments at the end of the trek are not a worry. One of the must have is the zhunka bhakri, a local delicacy to conclude the trek experience. Camping is not allowed.

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    Visit to Sinhagad Fort

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  • 10Raigad Trek

    Distance from Pune: 50km

    Starting Point: NH17 and NH4 routes from Pune lead to Raigad

    Difficulty Level: Moderate

    Trek Length: 1 ½ hrs (base to top)

    Best Season: All year (monsoon preferred)

    Best known as Shivaji’s capital city, Raigad fortress is now an excellent trekking spot. Located 2,700ftabove sea in the Sahyadri Ranges, the trek to the fort ruins makes for an endearing experience.

    A moderate climb especially for beginners, the trail is of interesting twists and intriguing turns. With a breath-taking view of the mountainous landscape, it is best covered during monsoons when the vistas exude the brilliance of nature. For those who wish not to explore the outdoors, there is a rope-way from the base to the top. The fort offers several sights to see and is ideal for a camp out as well.

    One Day Monsoon Trek to Raigad Fort, Pachad

    One Day Monsoon Trek to Raigad Fort, Pachad

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  • 11Lohgad Trek

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    Distance from Pune: 70km

    Starting Point: Malawli Railway Station, Lohagadwadi Village

    Difficulty Level: Easy

    Trek Length: 2½ hrs

    Best Season: All year (monsoon preferred)

    This is one of the most scenic and picturesque treks around Pune. The hike to the fort is a rage for its ease, accessibility, and excellent surroundings dotted natural beauty throughout.

    An ideal destination near pune for a one-day trek (more so because of it being one of the few forts accessible by train), Lohgad is a picture-perfect option if considering the very first attempt with trekking. This is recommended as a monsoon trek.

  • 12Raireshwar Trek

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    Distance from Pune: 80km

    Starting Point: Bajarwadi

    Difficulty Level: Easy

    Trek Length: 2hrs

    Best Season: Monsoon and winter

    This is a fairly simple trek ideal for a day’s outing, easily lending itself into an overnight camp out as well because of nearby villages, Raireshwar Fort bears historical significance too.

    It was here at the Raireshwar Temple that Shivaji Maharaj had taken the oath of Swaraj. The present path does not have too many eating options, therefore advisable to be well stocked with food and water. Other spots to view around here are Gomukh Lake, Aswal Lake, and Pandav Leni.

    Trek to the Raireshwar & Kenjalgad Fort

    Trek to the Raireshwar & Kenjalgad Fort

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  • 13Korigad Fort Trek

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    Distance from Pune: 80km

    Starting Point: Peth Shahpur Village

    Difficulty Level: Easy

    Trek Length: 1hrs

    Best Season: All year round (best to avoid during monsoon)

    Korigad Fort (3,050ft) is a beautiful hill fort around Pune, near the hill town of Lonavala. The strong fortification embracing the surrounding beautiful valleys coupled with a fairly simple hike makes this an ideal trek for beginners. Other attractions around the stronghold include stoic cannons, two large ponds, couple caves adjoining the fort, and a few temples, which even today display excellent carvings and paintings.

    The view of the Ambi Valley Resort from atop the fort is mesmerising too. Though the structure offers a few places for an overnight camp out, food and water supply is absent.

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    Ghangad to Korigad Trek

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  • Best Treks Between 100 - 200 Kms from Pune

  • 14Harishchandragad Trek

    Image Credit :  Nagraj Salian

    Distance from Pune: 170km

    Starting Point: Khireshwar Village

    Difficulty Level: Difficult

    Trek Length: 6hrs

    Best Season: Monsoon and winter

    Trek to Harishchandragad is a real great expedition involving crossing of seven hills. Definitely not for the faint hearted as the trail is strenuous and some sections cut into almost vertical rock faces. Standing at4,691ft, this fort is one of the finest trekking destinations along the Sahyadri ranges and is known for its spectacular valley views filled with unbelievable natural tapestry of wild flowers blooming everywhere. Moreover, one can visit various popular hill stations near pune along with their family and friends.

    An obvious sight during monsoons, the trek is best done in the season as it’s filled with waterfalls, mist clad mountains, and unexpected showers adding to the charm. Harishchandreshwar Temple atop the fort ruins lies nestled in such pristine surroundings. Lake Saptatirtha Pushkarni adjoins the temple. The most fascinating spot on this trekking in Pune is the Konkan Kada offering breath-taking view of the entire fort area. Kedareshwar Cave is the other attraction

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    Trek to Harishchandragad in Malshej Ghat

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  • 15Kalsubai Peak Trek

    Image Credit : Elroy Serrao

    Distance from Pune: 176km

    Starting Point: Bari Village

    Difficulty Level: Easy

    Trek Length: 3-4hrs

    Best Season: Winter

    Kalsubai (1,646m) is the highest peak in Maharashtra. Invariably a fort well balanced atop this cliff calls for adventure and magnificent views. The trek takes just over 4 hours from the base village, with well-marked trails thanks to frequent trekkers and pilgrims visiting the small temple of Kalsubai.

    The perfect climate to scale the peak is all through winters when the post monsoon weather carpets the ambience with wild flowers. It is safe to camp at the fort and a clear night sky makes for an exotic frame for avid photographers.

    Best Trekking Tours of Kalsubai:

    1) One Day Monsoon Trek To Kalsubai Peak From Pune
    Night Departure Trek at Kalsubai Peak near Mumbai

    Night Departure Trek at Kalsubai Peak near Mumbai

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  • 16Vasota Fort Trek

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    Distance from Pune: 140km

    Starting Point: Bamnoli Village, Satara

    Difficulty Level: Easy to medium

    Trek Length:  1 Day

    Best Season: Post monsoon

    While considering trekking in Pune, Vasota Fort makes to the list because of it doubling as an adventurous trek through dense forests of the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary in the Sahyadri ranges. Remotely located, distanced by hills and the mighty Koyna River, this stronghold during the supremacy of the Maratha era served as a recuperation ground for the army.

    From the base village, a boat ride of couple hours across the Shivsagar Lake leads to the base of the fort. This side of the Sahyadri is a natural habitat for several wild denizens like leopards and wild bears making it a special trek for wild life enthusiasts. Spectacular views of the jungles barely give a feeling of a long trek. There are two forts here, navin Vasota and juna Vasota. Juna Vasota is inaccessible.

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    Vasota Trek in Maharashtra

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  • 17Trekking Expedition to Kalavantin Durg

    Trekking Expedition to Kalavantin Durg
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    • Embark on the exhilarating Kalavantin Trek, as the trails pass through thickets of green and ridges of awe-inspiring beauty.
    • The hypnotizing, narrow ravines get narrower and steeper during ascent, and challenge you to push yourself.
    • The forests of Matheran and Western Ghats spread out regally, even as you continue on the craggy summit with ropes for safety.
    • At the top, the gorgeous views of the plains surrounding the summit on three sides and the gushing wind soothe you 


  • 18Nature Trail in Sanjay Gandhi National Park

    Nature Trail in Sanjay Gandhi National Park
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    Fixed Departure: 28th August 2016 at 7:20 AM
    • Start your activity once you arrive at parking gate of the Sanjay Gandhi National park and wait till the gate opens.
    • Then take a taxi or your own vehicle to reach Kanheri caves and get briefed about the trek by an instructor.
    • Take the trail which rewards you with an invigorating walk, sightings of rare birds, a feel of the jungle and oneness with nature.
    • End the walk near a water stream where you can refresh yourself with a vegetarian breakfast.
    • Post breakfast, resume your trek and reach the highest point for a delicious lunch with stunning views.
    • Post lunch, descend towards Kanheri Caves and end your trek at 2.30 PM.
    • One of the major national parks situated close to a metropolis, the dense forests of Sanjay Gandhi National Park draw enthusiasts over a weekend with friends and family.
  • 19Trek to Bhairavgad Moroshi in Malshej Ghat

    Trek to Bhairavgad Moroshi in Malshej Ghat
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    • Located in Malshej Ghat, Bhairavgad is one of the most thrilling adventure treks in Maharashtra. It is well defined by a rock face called dyke.
    • The fort towers at a height of 1145m and is a spectacular façade of immense beauty. 
    • As one travels along the Malshej Ghat road, one notices sharp pinnacle of Bhairavgad, separated from the main range. It raises steeply from the Kankan plains and is rather tricky to climb A prominent and unique fort.The initial hike is through loose soil Followed by rock cut steps. The walls overhang a little, and above, the steps are blown off .One will have to rock climb carefully above the overhang.More crumbling steps and plenty of scree before reaching the top make the trek more exciting.The top offers a great view of Malshej Ghats, NaneGhat, Jivdhan and many prominent peaks like Ajoba and Harishchandragad.
    • Difficulty Level: Medium (Technical)
    • Endurance Level: Medium
  • 20Trek to Kaas Plateau, Satara

    Trek to Kaas Plateau, Satara
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    About the Activity:

    This holiday season, you have a lot of plans that you need to make to get going! Why not start with the beautiful and lush plains of the amazing Kaas plateau? Kaas Plateau is known as Maharashtra's Valley of Flowers. This beautiful area is situated on the high hills of Sahyadri in the Western Ghats. It is the best place to visit during the monsoon season, from mid August-October. The whole plateau looks like a magical colourful carpet adorned in various colours. It's a unique place for flora researchers, nature lovers as well as photographers.

    Over  175 various flower species can be found at Kaas Plateau and one of the few found on earth are found only here at Kaas Plateau, so nature lovers, this is a pure treat for you! The plateau is home to 850 species of flowering plants, 39 species found only in the Kaas region. This is also the reason why the place is popular with nature lovers, flora researchers and also photographers. If you are a photographer, nature enthusiast, or someone who simply loves trekking and camping, then you need to head here soon!

  • 21Shivneri Trek

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    Distance from Pune: 100km

    Starting Point: Junnar Village

    Difficulty Level: Moderately difficult

    Trek Length: 1hr

    Best Season: All year (monsoon preferred)

    Shivneri is a popular destination for trekking in Pune. Yet another fort backed by the magnificent history created by Shivaji, this is an ideal getaway near pune attracting picnickers. A celebration spot for the annual Shivaji Jayanti, Fort Shivneri is one of the difficult ones to trek.

    Apart from a tar road up to the seventh gate of the fort, it makes for an adventurous trek with a route known to play mind games. Around the Shiverni Fort there are many sightseeing options such as the Lenyadri Ganesh Temple, which makes up for one of the Ashtavinayaka Temples. The trek also exposes the beautiful landscape of the Konkan plateau.    

  • 22Jungli Jaigad Trek

    Distance from Pune: 170km

    Starting Point: Navaja Village

    Difficulty Level: Moderate

    Trek Length: 2hrs

    Best Season: Winter

    Jungli Jaigad as name suggests is a fort hidden in the dense forests around the famous Koyna Lake and Dam. A part of the Sahyadri Tiger Reserve coming under the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, the trek to this fort exposes an enthusiast to several spectacular views and brilliant natural beauty.

    Rated among the best spots for trekking near Pune, this jungle corridor is a habitat for varied species of wild animals, reptiles, and snakes. Not safe for camping, the trail ends at one of the most beautiful fort remains in Maharashtra. However, there are many more exciting things to do in pune with the family and friends.

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    Jungli Jaigad Trek

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  • 23Sudhagad Fort Trek

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    Distance from Pune: 130km

    Starting Point: Pali Village near Khapoli

    Difficulty Level: Easy

    Trek Length: 2hrs

    Best Season: Monsoon and winter

    Sudhagad Fort is a replica of the famous Raigad Fort. Being large in nature with an enormous perimeter, it holds several lakes, temples, and captivating view spots like Bhoreshwar Temple, Panchchapur Darwaja, Takmak Tok, and Dindi Darwaja.

    Temples within the fortress spell of intrinsic cravings. Mapped with multiple secret paths, Sudhagad forttrek is one of the easiest trails located at a height of 2,030ft above sea level. This is highly recommended for beginners as an option for trekking in Pune. 

  • 24Prabalgad Fort Trek

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    Distance from Pune: 130km

    Starting Point: Thakurwadi Village, Prabalgad & Kalavantin Durg

    Difficulty Level: Medium

    Trek Length: 2hrs

    Best Season: Monsoon and winter

    Trek to Prabalgad Fort is thoroughly enjoyable with endless vistas of natural beauty and an exciting trail with small and large rock mounds. Prabalgad is a naturally formed fortress and does not have a man-made touch to it. The route is dotted with rock-cut Ganesh and Hanuman Temples, caves along the Kalavantin Fort, and with hamlets belonging to the local Thakur tribals.

    There is a large pond atop the fort. Exploring the fort exposes to trekkers to the strong Kalavantin Fort. From the Prabalgad Fort one also gets views of Matheran amidst several hill ranges of the Sahyadri.

    Pune is surrounded by tremendous natural beauty. Exploring this ambience with a slice of history engulfing around the innumerable forts in the region offers excellent weekend getaway options especially for an outdoor fanatic.

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  • 25Dudhsagar Waterfalls Trek, Goa

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    Do you love trekking in the great outdoors, with no responsibilities and absolutely no worries? Then, you need to gear up, pack your bags and head for the Dudhsagar waterfalls trek on your next vacation! Dudhsagar Falls, also known as the 'Sea of Milk',  is a four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River in the exotic, fun loving state of  Goa. It is located 60km from Panaji by road and is situated on  the Madgaon-Belgaum rail route about 46km south of Madgaon and 60km north of Belgaum. The intimidating Dudhsagar Falls is amongst India's tallest waterfalls with a height of 310m(1017 feet) and an average width of 30m (100 feet).

    On your trek here, you will discover that the falls is located comfortably in the Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park amongst the Western ghats and forms the border between Karnataka and Goa states. The area is surrounded by thick deciduous forests and has a rich and diverse bio-diversity that you can witness whilst on your exciting two day trek.

  • 26Prachitgad Trek in Maharashtra

    Prachitgad Trek in Maharashtra
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    About the activity

    • Journey through the village of Shringarpur to reach the ancient Prachitgad fort in the Sahyadris mountain range. 
    • Located on the western end of Chandoli Wild Life Sanctuary this fort had become inaccessible due to the original forest being part of Forest Reserve. Reopened to trekkers through the Shringarpur route, a trek to this fort promises an enigmatic journey for all trekkers. 
    • Trek through the Konkan side, through thick forest, Karvy Thickets and experience an unusual Prachitgad trek jam-packed with adventure and thrill. 
    • Maximum Altitude: 3842 ft.
    • Temperature Range: 17–34 °C
  • 27Ratangad Fort Trek in Igatpuri

    Ratangad Fort Trek in Igatpuri
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    • Fixed Departure: August 6, 2016
    • Located amidst the beautiful jungles of Western Ghat, Ratangad Fort is one of the most beautiful architectures to witness in the region and the best way to reach the fort is via trekking through the jungle trails.
    • The tour will start from the Fergusson college, Pune as you depart for Pune to Ratanwadi, which is the base village for trek, at around 6 AM, having a delicious breakfast en-route.
    • After reaching, take your packed lunch and listen to your guide carefully as he explains all the safety instructions and then start your trek. 
    • Pass through the beautiful jungle trails while you trek and as you start gaining altitude, you will have a mesmerizing 360 degree view of the Western Ghats.
    • Reach at the top and relax while you have your packed lunch and stroll around the fort and acquaint yourself with its rich history. Ratangad fort has an excellent cave on the top big enough to accommodate about a 30-40 people at a time. Apart from this big cave there are several small caves too.
    • In the evening, relax and have your dinner and stay overnight in the caves of fort. 
    • Next day, wake up early in the morning and have your breakfast and start descending. After reaching at the base village have a delicious lunch and start your journey back to Pune, reaching the city around 9 PM.
  • 28A Trek to Panhalgad

    A Trek to Panhalgad
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    Rich with history and lore the tale of the capture of Panhalagad is famous throughout the pages of history. Located in the towering ranges of Sahyadri Ranges near the city of Kolhapur, Trek to Panhalgad is one of the most strategic vantage offering views of the Bijapur trade route, an important route in the times of Maratha and Mughal empires.

    The fort itself is an awe inspiring structure built in the 12th Century. With various historical monuments gracing its top, Panhalgad trek is a treat for all the history buffs. The monsoons lend their special caress to the beauty of the fort to transform it into a green and serene paradise. Embark on this offbeat Monsoon trek and let history come alive!

    About the Activity with Details:

    Relive the inspiring history of the Panhalgad Fort and a pay your homage to the brave souls who laid down their lives for its capture by the Maratha Empire as you Trek to Panhalgad. The expedition and adventure starts as you depart Pune with your group to reach Panhala Fort early in the morning. Thereafter, as you arrive at the fort next morning, take in the serene natural beauty and embark on the trail as you continue the Panhalgad trek. Observe and admire the pretty hamlets that dot your way and pay your respects at the Veer Baaji Prabhu Deshpande Tomb, in honour of the martyr who laid down his life fighting.

    Your memorable excursion of Trek to Panhalgad comes to an end as you depart for Pune early next evening, carrying with you the warm feeling of having witnessed a moment in history.

  • 29Monsoon Trek to Kulang Fort

    Monsoon Trek to Kulang Fort
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    About the Activity:

    • Reach the Kurungwadi hamlet at around 06.00 AM for a filling breakfast, and embark on this enthralling trek after a briefing by the instructors.
    • Hike through the lush environs, overcome the uneven terrains and witness all the bounties of nature on this 5-hour trek.
    • Explore the historic Kulang Fort, and explore the glorious ruins!
    • Lunch is soon served, and following the return trek back, depart and reach Dadar by around 11.30 PM.
  • 30Monsoon Trek to Kohoj Fort

    Monsoon Trek to Kohoj Fort
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    • Delight in the stunning beauty of Western Ghats, unravel the monsoon beauty of this region by undertaking a monsoon trek to Kohoj fort. This ancient masterpiece can be reached from the Vaghote village on Palghar. Get ready to delight in the stunning natural beauty of this slice of paradise on earth!
    • At the base of the fort is a lake which gives you a beautiful reflection of the fort. Spend some amazing time with rest of the group members while exploring the silence prevailing the entire lake and this tiny hamlet surrounding this serene water body. Enthrall in a delightful 2 Hour trek to the plateau. Once you reach the plateau begin exploring the fort. Mesmerize in the spell-bounding beauty of the temple of Lord Shankar and 3 groups of water cisterns from the top.
    • Enjoy the striking beauty of various natural pinnacles formed due to wind-erosion, two of them bear a close resemblance to a human figure which is one of the greatest wonders of nature’s creation. Get ready to make some pleasant memories while you trek to Kohoj Fort.