Torna Fort Trek
Torna has always been a favourite place for trekkers and campers, and if you are seeking some adventure, then this is the chance to challenge yourself, and also witness history.
- Explore the first fort captured by Shivaji -Torna Fort
- Enchanting views of Sahyadri ranges & Panshet Dam
Torna Fort also known as Prachandagad is a large fort located in Pune district in the state of Maharashtra, India. It is historically significant because it is the first fort captured by Shivaji Maharaj in 1643, at the age of 16 forming the nucleus of the Maratha empire. This is the tallest fort in Pune district with an altitude of 1405 meters above sea level. Torna was an extremely important fort of Maratha kingdom because of its strategically important position. In this trek, hike to the top, explore the corners of the fort & know about the history of the fort.
Day 1: Start from Mumbai
- The guests are requested to report at the pickup location (please refer meet up information) by 10:30 pm
- We will depart from Mumbai by 11:00 pm & reach Velhe by 5:00 AM (approx)
Day 2: Trek day
- After we reach, we will freshen up & have our breakfast & start the trek around 6:00 am
- The initial ascend will be a worthy effort, and you’ll get a splendid view.
- We will walk for some time, we ’ll reach the ridge – and walking on the ridge will definitely excite us. In the backdrop, we can witness the Panshet dam.
- After one hour of a trek, we will finally reach the entrance – Bini Darwaza.
- We will walk further to reach Konkan Dwara. It is called so because the route opens to the Konkan Plateau
- We ware expected to reach the top by 11:00 pm & in Torna top we also come across the famous majestic Zunjar Machi.
- We will explore the fort, breathe in some freshness, and dive into the history of the Maratha Empire & have packed lunch.
- We will start descending back by 1:00 pm & we are expected to reach the base camp by 4:00 pm.
- After reaching, we will drive back to Mumbai & reach by 11:00 pm.
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