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Moonlight Trek to Torna Fort - With .

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Sat, 11 May 2:00AM - Sun, 12 May 3:00PM
Velhe
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 Paint the impressions of this experience in your Adventure log through the third Summer Moonlight trek to the mighty Torna Fort. A daring adventure awaits us where we start our trek at 3:00 am and summit the fort at the crack of dawn. As we explore the fortresses - Budla Machi and Zunzar Machi - you would see the legacy of Marathas who built this fort to stand cannon ball attacks and nearly everything.

About Torna:

Base Village: Velhe
Distance from Pune: 65 km
Height: 4603 ft (Tallest fort in Pune)
Difficulty level: Medium Difficult

Brief history of the fort:

Shivaji Maharaj’s first conquest, after conquering he renamed the fort ‘Torna' from the original name ‘Prachandagad’ - literally translates to ‘The massive fort’. Original construction of the fort was in the 13th century. Being the Nucleus of the Maratha Empire one can get views of Rajgad, Sinhagad, Raigad, Lingana and Purandar from Torna.

The Trek schedule:

Day1

Pick ups 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Exit Pune City by 4:00 pm
Reach Base village - Velhe by 6:00
Evening tea and snacks.
7:00 - Set up tents, prepare for the morning trek, keep equipment and backpack ready.
8:00 - Dinner

End of Day by 9:00 pm

Day 2

Wake up call at 2:30 am
3:00 am Begin trek
6:30 - 7:00 am Reach summit and explore the fort
8:00 am - Breakfast and start descend
11:00 am - Reach Base village and rest.
12:00 noon - Lunch

Children only above the age of 12 accompanied by parents.

Trip facilities:
• Travel and toll: Pick up and drop off from our selected pick up points.
• All veg: Evening tea and snacks, dinner on day 1, breakfast and lunch on day 2.
• Camping in comfortable tents on sharing basis – 3 people per tent.
• Packaged drinking water for the trip.
• Tour guides and camp leader’s expertise.
• Medical assistance if required. 

Things to carry:

Please wear non-bulky full body clothing like track pants and full sleeve shirts
Good hiking or sports shoes
Extra pair of clothing – if required
Towel
Munchies and personal snacks
Torch with an extra set of batteries (compulsory)
Personal medication
Camera (optional)
Binoculars (optional)
One bedsheet per person
One water bottle – min 2 liters

IMPORTANT:

Please take care of all your belongings.
Notify us immediately in case of any medical emergency.
We do not provide and encourage carrying any alcoholic drinks or substance; you will be at your own responsibility to leave the trek if found under any influence, without any refund.
Adventure camping and outdoor sports/ recreation is purely for nature lovers and not for party groups; we respect nature and do our best to spread the awareness about wilderness preservation.
Historic forts hold pride and valor for those who ruled there and we request you to show some respect by not indulging in any activity that will be disrespectful towards the historic figures and the present community living there.

Be sure that you are responsible for your own personal belongings
We like to keep the wildlife wild; please do not litter the forest and the campsite.
Please confirm your registration within cash or make an online transfer.


Availability is first come first serve basis. Last day of confirming is 1 day prior to the event date, but please book your seats as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment.

Looking forward to seeing you all.

Thanks,

Team Rivers and Ridges

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Velhe Rajgad - Torna Trek Path, Charhat Wadi, Maharashtra
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