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Address: Velhe Taluka, Pune, India

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The Best fort for trekking

Thriller experience during trekking. 2nd highest fort. Very rare amount of people on the fort. Absolutely silence. The fort is very beautiful with surrounding. Generally trekking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thriller experience during trekking. 2nd highest fort. Very rare amount of people on the fort. Absolutely silence. The fort is very beautiful with surrounding. Generally trekking takes at Max 2:30 hours. Take water,some food with you as per your choice.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Located in Sahyadri ranges about 60 km from Pune off Mumbai Bangalore highway NH4. It takes about 2 - 3 hours to climb depending upon your stamina. On the top, there are remains of historical buildings. The renovation is on. Takes about 2-3 hours to go around. Ideally one day trip from Pune. Local food available on the top but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This was a prime fort during the regime Shivaji Maharaj. Situated near Pune city,this fort is ideal for trekking lovers.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Rajgad Fort is around 1,400 above MSL. This is one of the largest forts that Shivaji ever used. Was the capital the Maratha Empire under him for almost 26 years, before he moved his capital to Raigad. The fort has a huge diameter at the base, supposedly around 40 km in all. Would have been extremely difficult to lay siege... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

A beautiful place around 40 km from pune.Rajgad fort which is good trek for trekkers a little challenging one. Next to rajgad is torna fort.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

You should have strong leg with heart of Marathon runner, its one day trip but try another way to visit such a place. To start trek at 3pm stay at fort in your camp or temple, make food for yourself, then see the sunrise at morning and flow of cloud form Bhatghar dam catchment area to all dimensions.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This fort was the first capital of Marathas. Remains of fort are still there, scenery from above is really beautiful. I would suggest to climb at evening and stay in the temple which is on the fort. You'll get food facilities, it's safe and relaxing. Perfect weekend destination

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This fort gave us the experience of everything that we were expecting like thrill,excitement and feel.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

great capital of shivaji maharaj . before his coronation it was the capital which was shifted to raigad later on. try if your fitness is good. 4 ways to climb out of which stairs are available on one route which is the easiest

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Located at around 50 KM from Pune, this place was the former capital of the marthas. This fort was ruled by Maharaja Shivaji for many years. This place is apt for trekking and has some amazing view to offer. This is a must visit place if someone is in Pune.

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