Top 5 Adventurous treks around Pune

04

Nov
2017

Top 5 Adventurous treks around Pune

Posted By : Diksha Kumar/ 24 0

Pune is popularly known as Mumbai’s twin city and Queen of the Deccan. It was once the homeland of the Peshwas of the Maratha Empire. The Peshwas were known for their forts that are now the main attraction in Pune. Pune is also a popular trekking destination because of its exceptionally good weather. Since there are numerous reasons to trek, Renok Adventures presents a list of Top 5 adventurous treks around Pune!

Shivneri

Shivneri fort
Source: Wikipedia
  • Distance from Pune: 100Kms
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Trek Time: 1 hour

Shivneri is a military fortification located in Pune district. It is the birthplace of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The Shivneri fort is surrounded by water bodies and has numerous statues of Shivaji Maharaj and his mother Jijabai.

Sinhagad

Sihangad Fort
Source: Wikipedia
  • Distance from Pune: 35Kms
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Trek Time: 2 hours

Sinhagad is a hill fortress that is connected to Pune through proper roads. It’s a popular weekend spot for many residents of Pune, including trekkers. Visitors can also see the military sheds and the temple of Goddess Kali.

Rajgad

Rajgad Fort
Source: Wikipedia
  • Distance from Pune: 60Kms
  • Difficulty level: Medium
  • Trek time: 1.5 hours

Rajgad is a hill fort that was the capital of the Maratha Empire for almost 26 years. The fort comprises of palaces, small water bodies, and hidden caves. The fort is most popular during monsoons. The fort’s prime attractions are Pani Kund and the Padmavati temple.

Rajmachi

Rajmachi
Source: Wikipedia
  • Distance from Pune: 170Kms
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Trek time: 4-5 hours

Rajmachi fort is situated near Lonavala district in Maharashtra. It is a historical fort in the hills of Sahyadri mountains. The fort promises an astonishing view of the Sahyadri range and the backwaters of Shirota Dam. Rajmachi fort is a popular destination for trekkers and nature lovers.

Harishchandragad

Harishchandragad
Source: Wikipedia
  • Distance from Pune: 118Kms
  • Difficulty level: Medium
  • Trek time: 6 hours

Harishchandragad fort is situated in Ahmednagar district. Kokan Kada, the Shiva temple, Taramati peak, the temples of Nageshwar and Harishchandeshwar are few of many notable places of interest. Trekkers usually love to spend their night in cozy caves of the Yadav era that are inside the fort.

These were our Top 5 trekking destinations around Pune that offer adventure and thrill. So what are you waiting for? Get set and Go trekking!

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