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Rajgad Monsoon Trek

Rajgad Pune

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  • Difficulty - Moderate
  • Best Season - Winter (Nov, Dec, Jan) Summer (May, June, July) Monsoon (Aug, Sept, Oct) August

Rajgad Fort, located in the Pune district of Maharashtra, India, is a historic hill fortress known for its rich cultural heritage and scenic surroundings. Here's an overview of this fascinating destination:

Location:

  • Rajgad Fort is situated approximately 60 kilometers southwest of Pune city.
  • It is nestled in the Sahyadri mountain range of the Western Ghats, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

History:

  • Rajgad Fort has a storied history dating back to the 17th century when it served as the capital of the Maratha Empire under the rule of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
  • The fort played a crucial role in many battles and was strategically significant for its commanding position and formidable defenses.

Features:

  • Architecture: The fort complex comprises various structures, including ramparts, gateways, temples, and residential quarters, showcasing a blend of architectural styles from different periods.
  • Balekilla: The central citadel, known as Balekilla, is the highest point of the fort and offers commanding views of the surrounding landscape.
  • Water Sources: Rajgad Fort is renowned for its numerous water reservoirs, such as the Padmavati Lake and the Sanjeevani Machi reservoir, which provided water to the fort's inhabitants during sieges.

Attractions:

  • Balekilla: Explore the central citadel, which houses historical structures like the Rajwada Palace, the Daru Kothar (storage for arms and ammunition), and the Suvela Machi (a fortified spur).
  • Padmavati Temple: Visit the temple dedicated to Goddess Padmavati, which holds religious significance for devotees.
  • Trekking: Rajgad Fort is a popular trekking destination, offering various trekking routes of different difficulty levels. The trek to the fort provides adventurers with an opportunity to immerse themselves in nature and history.

About Trek

  • Base Village: Pali Route
  • Difficulty: Medium (suitable for beginners)
  • Time - 2 hours one way
  • Best Season: All Year

Highlights

  • First Capital of swarjya
  • sanjeevni Machi
  • Balekilla
  • Padmavati Temple 
  • Nature
  • Rich History

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Stay Not Applicable

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 0 

Pune Departure

  • 11:00PM- Starts Journey from Pune (Wakad - Nashik phata - Shivajinagar)

Mumbai Departure

  • 09:00PM- Starts journey from Mumbai (Borivali- Andheri- Sion-Thane-kalyan baypass)

Day 1​

  • 04:00 am: Arrival at the base village time will be given for freshen up
  • 05:00-06:00 am: Breakfast and introductions. Preparation and briefing about the trek.
  • 06:00 am: Commence the trek towards Rajgad Fort.
  • 08:00 am: Reach the top of Rajgad Fort. Explore the beauty of Rajgad, including Padmavati Machi,              Balekilla,and Suvela Machi.
  • 11:00 am: Start descending from Rajgad Fort.
  • 01:00-02:00 pm: Arrival at the base village. Freshen up and have lunch.
  • 03:00-04:00 pm: Begin the return journey towards Mumbai/Pune.
  • 08:00-10:00 pm: Approximate arrival at Mumbai/Pune.

Note: This schedule is tentative and subject to change based on weather conditions, which may cause delays or require modifications to the planned itinerary. Flexibility and preparation for unexpected changes are recommended for a safe and enjoyable trekking experience.

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Trekking / Travel Company based in Mumbai / Pune we organise treks in Maharashtra / Himalayas India. Also we organise Backpacking Trips in Maharashtra and all over India Maharashtra Desha Adventure was established in 2017. As Traveller ourselves, we believe in doing adventure activity yet be responsible.

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Bhakti
Bhakti

My most awaited trip to Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar with Maharashtra Desha was an amazing, power packed experience. I was extremely satisfied with the itinerary and management. Team members were friendly.
Highly recommended for people travelling solo, with group or with family.
Thank you once again Maharashtra Desha team. Looking forward to more travels with you

Pranav Lad
Pranav Lad

It was a great experience with Maharashtra Desha Adventure. I went to Sambhajinagar trip with them and the overall journey & the arrangements were so good.
They not only cover all the iteranary on time but also they shown us some additional places too. Trek leaders were punctual, friendly and cooperative in all manners.
Overall it was a great happy trip, I would definitely recommend Maharashtra Desha Adventure group to my friends & colleagues.
Thank you !!


Inclusions

  • Travel to & from Mumbai / Pune to Base village By Private Bus
  • 1 Breakfast 1 Lunch(Veg /Non veg) Authentic food
  • All entry fees & permits 
  • First aid kit.
  • Our expert certified leader who is going to be cherry on top to make sure you have amazing experiences to conquered one of the most beautiful adventures Trek in Sahyadri

Exclusions

  • Any kind of personal Expenses.
  • Insurance.
  • Meals that not mentioned in inclusions
  • Additional costs due to road blocks or due to any unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances.
  • Any thing not mentioned in the Inclusion.

THINGS TO CARRY

  • Extra Pair of clothes
  • Backpack
  • Water
  • Footwears
  • Cap / Hat / Umbrella 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Power Bank / Camera 
  • 10 ltr backpack
  • jacket shwal etc


PICKUP LOCATIONS

Borivali (Mumbai)


Andheri (Mumbai)


Sion (Mumbai)


Vashi


Kalamboli Mcd


Wakad


Shivajinagar (Pune)


Nashik fata




Policy and Terms

  • In case of cancellation from the organiser’s end (due to Lockdown, Or any Natural calamities including,snowstorms, thunderstorms, floods, landslides, earthquakes, bad weather or unexpected political unrest, terrorism activity, curfews, riots, or government orders), We will Refund the amount in 30 Days

  • In case a client wishes to change the trek date, Maharashtra Desha Adventure reserves the right to do so, provided the request is made 30 daysprior to the initial departure date.
  • Booking amount is Non-Refundable.
  • Refunds will be made within 7-14 working days from the date of cancellation 
  • The refund amount will be calculated from the total fee, in case any partial payment has been made
  • No refund is applicable on cancellation if Advance Amount is Paid to Book the Trek.Cancellation charges are based on the total trek fee, irrespective of the amount paid either full or partial. 
  • If the cancellation is from the client’s end at any point of time post the.registration refund will be provided as per the details mentioned below:-
  1. Cancellation made 30 days before the trek/ Trip - 90% refund
  2. Cancellation made between 29 days and 15 days before the trek- 50% cash refund
  3. Cancellation made between 14 days and 1 day before the trek– No Refund,
  4. If the Cancellation is made on the Starting day of the trek or there is no Show on the start day of trek, there will be No Refund

Terms and Conditions

  • The company shall not be held liable for any additional charges incurred due to events such as accidents, vehicle breakdowns, riots, or train delays.
  • Additional fees may apply if the government issues new guidelines regarding hotel stays or transportation.
  • The schedule may be subject to change by the manager for the convenience of participants.
  • During the trip, the manager reserves the right to dismiss any individual who disrupts the harmony of the group. The company disclaims responsibility for any sightseeing cancellations resulting from natural disasters or man-made incidents.
  • Maharashtra Desha will not be accountable for any false or inaccurate information provided to government authorities.
  • Any discrepancies during the tour are the sole responsibility of the customer(s).
  • Customers must provide accurate and complete travel information, and any resulting consequences or additional charges will be borne by the customer.
  • Customers are required to submit photo ID proof for all travelers at the time of booking.
  • Final seating arrangements will be determined by the leader for the convenience of all participants.
  • Smoking and drinking are strictly prohibited.

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