Vasota is the most popular Jungle trek in Maharashtra. Located deep within the Koyna Wild Life sanctuary, the only way to reach the base of Vasota is by a boat from Tapola or Bamnoli. Vasota is fort Situated in dense forest Surrounded by river situated on the banks of the Shivsagar dam. This fort is also known as Vyaghragad. Shivaji Maharaj named the fort Vyaghragad (Vyaghra means tiger), owing to its difficult natural defence. Fort is located near Bamnoli Satara, the height of this trek from Sea level 3842 Feet. Vasota is counted as one of the best treks in Sahyadri being Situated in Koyana region it offers amazing surprises by wildlife lovers. Trek through dense forest forget the distance you cover. This is every trekker's dream trek as the beauty of the fort and the surroundings will take your breath away.
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION: Bank of Maharashtra, Shivajinagar for Punekars And Dadar railway Station for Mumbaikars.
DEPARTURE TIME: 11 PM. From Pune & Mumbai (Please arrive at least 15 min. before departure time)
Day 0 : Start Overnight Journey to Bamnoli at 11 PM (Night)
Day 1 :
Reach Bamnoli by 5 am. Wake up call by Explorers.
Fresh up immediately. Keep your Bedding in a bus.
Have Breakfast . Start the trek towards to Vasota.
Start a Memorable Backwater Journey towards Vasota by Boat.
Reach Base of Vasota Met-Indawali. Briefing, Dos & Donts by Team
Start the trek through dense forest.
Reach at Vasota by 2 pm and enjoy the packed lunch. Explore the fort.
Enjoy the Konkan view from the top of Vasota. Start Descending. Reach Bamnoli. Evening Tea & Snacks.
Depart towards Pune/ Mumbai by 5-6 PM. Reach Pune/Mumbai by 11PM.
We may come an hour early or late.
Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :)
Whats Included :
Private Transportation from Pune to Pune OR Mumbai to Mumbai.
Meals during the trek (1 breakfast,1 lunch, 1Snacks)
Expertise & Guide Charges,
Basic First-Aid kit.
Fun and Learning experience with 100% safety.
What's Not included :
Cold drinks, mineral water, fast food articles, biscuits etc.
Anything not included in the whats included list.
Things to Carry
Things to Carry
Luggage packed in big good trekking sack.
Complete spare set of extra clothes & socks if required.
Water bottle (2-3 litres) compulsory
Electral/ Glucon-d energizers and personal Medicine.
A sweater/warmwear/rainwear. Wear comfortable clothings during treks (full sleaves).
Good trekking/sports shoes (sandles, chappals, floaters not permitted).
Torch with Extra pair of Batteries (must) during night trek.
Camera, Binocular (Optional)
Identity proof (must).
Toiletries (Napkin, facewash, tissue paper etc.).
Cap, goggles, sunscreen, moisturizer, mosquito repellent etc. Sleeping bag / mat / bedsheet.(Rentals available on demand) if required.
Slippers (optional at the end of day / trek so that your feet can relax).)
Refunds And Cancellation:
If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 5% of the booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 40% of the booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of the booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However, no refund will be provided for the same.
Pay attention to the tour leaders or instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound experience.
Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the tour. No Smoking during the trekking or other adventure activity.
Roaming during the nights is not permitted without our permission.
Participants have to fill an undertaking form given by Adventure Club Pune.
Remember that this is Adventure related activity, means you are away from the comfort zone.
We are here to provide you with the best experience & 100% safety
Heavy rains are expected in monsoon season (June-September) in Maharashtra so please double pack your valuables to save them from getting wet.
Wear good trekking shoes & clothing.
Due to the monsoon season and various rock patches in this route, we recommend you to please take care while walking /climbing/trekking.
Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. is prohibited.
Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky.
For all such events, you are at your own risk.
Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner.
You should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside.
Do not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR.
We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition.
Note, this trek route may or may not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms.
Map & Directions
Map & Directions
Vasota Fort, Satara, Maharashtra 415001, India ( Outside Pune )
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