Monsoon is the time all trekking enthusiasts wait for. Perfect to discover new trekking routes and to embark on a new adventurous journey. We bring you five day treks from Pune to satiate your thirst for adventure.
Sinhagad fort is a famous picnic spot located roughly 30 kilometres from Pune and this hilltop fort is a testimonial to the bravery of Maratha warriors during the battle of Sinhagad. The fort of Sinhagad is famous one day trekking destinations and best weekend monsoon getaways near Pune.
It will an hour and ahalf hour to reach to the top.
For an experienced trekker it should take just just an hour.
Raigad fort is just spectacular. The Trek is amazing if
done in the night, its scary but safe. If you are planning to trek in the night, ensure that you have good flashlights with you.
Lohagad fort, one of prominent forts built by Shivaj Maharaj stands tall at 3,450 feet near Lonavala. It is said to have been used by many dynasties that ruled the Marathi kingdom.There are many structures built on the fort by the people who ruled it which includes a water tank, temple etc. A favorite among the modern day marathas.
Rajmachi can be reached by 2 ways, the tough route is from Kondivade village near Karjat and it involves climb-up of about 2000 feet. The other route is from Lonavala, which is almost a plain walk of about 15 km. In rainy season this region all the more beautiful with silvery water falls, streams and lust green forests and meadows.
The trek route to Torna fort is pretty much a straight route with couple of rock patches from Velhe the base of Torna. If you are planning your trek during or just after monsoons you would find couple of seasonal waterfalls enroute the trek route to Torna. Be careful to stay on course or else you might end up in the jungles around the fort. The rock patches towards the end of the route also needs to be negotiated carefully especially during monsoons as it would be very slippery.