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Killer Monsoons - Rajgad to Torna / Independence Day

Wed, 14 Aug 7:00PM - Sun, 18 Aug 11:00AM
Pune International Airport
Rs 5450
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Level of the trek: Medium - Difficult / Not for the faint-hearted

Places you will witness on the trek: Gunjavne Rajgad Fort ( Chordarwaja ) - Padmavathi machi - Suvela machi/Balle Killa - Sanjeevani Machi - ( 6hrs trekking to Torna Base) - Budla machi ( Torna ) - Trek to Mengai Temple -> Zunzar machi -> Velhe

Rajgad fort:

Rajgad is one of the forts in the Pune district of Maharashtra state in India The fort is around 1,400 m (4,600 ft) above sea level. Formerly known as Murumdev, it was the capital of the Maratha Empire during the rule of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj for almost 26 years, after which he moved the capital to Raigad Fort. Treasure found at an adjacent fort was used to fortify this hill. The diameter of the fort at the base is 40 km (25 mi) making it difficult for anybody to lay siege to it, adding to its strategic value.

Torna Fort:

The fort is also known as Prachandagad (huge fort), due to its massive size. In 1646, when Shivaji was 16, he launched his first military attack by capturing Torna fort, paving the way for the great empire. Many battles have been fought on this fort. The fort is truly grand and stretches for a couple of kilometers.

Tentative Itinerary:

Wednesday :

7:15 PM - Catch Bus from Bengaluru


10:00 am - Reach Pune,

1:00 pm - Start trek from Gunjavne towards Chor-Darwaza

4:00 pm - Reach Rajgad Fort and Explore Padmavati Machee, Suvela Machee, and Ballekilla.

6:00 pm - Relax, Camp preparation, Dinner, Fun time at Padmavathi Temple

Friday (You need to leave on this day):

5:00 am - Wake-up Call

6:00 am - Start for Torna fort from Sanjeevani Machee

1:00 pm - Reach Torna Fort and explore

6:00 pm - Camp, Dinner, Fun time at Mangai Temple


5:00 am - Wake-up Call

6:00 am - Explore Zunzar machi

9:00 am - Start descent towards velhe

12:00 pm - Start to Pune

6:00 pm - Reach Pune

7.00 pm - Catch a bus till Bengaluru


10:00 am - Reach Bengaluru by

You can also join us from Hyderbad or Pune.

Cost: 4900/-

Bangalore to Bangalore Transport AC Seater / KSRTC
Food on trek (Basic Veg Maharashtrian food)
Internal Transportation
Guide charges

Anything not mentioned
Food during travel is not covered

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Pune International Airport New Airport Rd, Pune International Airport Area, Lohegaon, Pune, Maharashtra 411032, India
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