Day Trek to Visapur Fort
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Embark on a relatively easy 4-hr trek to Visapur Fort and explore the historic ruins of a battle-torn fort. With unmatched views of steep hills and an intriguing back-story fraught with war, the Visapur Fort makes a great weekend trek for adventure enthusiasts and history buffs. As you make your way to the top of the fort, you'll climb over boulders, skip over river streams and navigate your way through overgrown forests. At Visapur, you'll explore the ancient caves, water cisterns, houses, walls, entrances and archs that still stand tall after decades of history.

    The trek to Visapur Fort is a popular monsoon trek among people from Mumbai and Pune looking for a quick weekend getaway in the midst of nature.

    Destination

    Located close to Lonavala, near the Pawna Lake, the fort of Visapur dates back to the 14th century. The fort is built at an elevation of 3,556 feet atop steeply inclined mountains of the Western Ghats, accessible by rocky stairs all the way to the top. Views from the atop the fort are mesmerizing with the months of monsoon turning the countryside landscape full of greenery. You can also catch views of the Lohagad, the smaller, sister fort of Visapur.

    Destination highlights

    • Go on a thrilling, monsoon trek to Visapur Fort.
    • Catch beautiful views of monsoon-fed forests over the Sahyadri hills.
    • Explore the old ruins of the Visapur Fort.
    • Climb up to an altitude of 3,556 feet to scale the Visapur Fort.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Visapur Fort.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trip.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 3 days before departure of the Visapur Fort trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 0-3 days before departure of the Visapur Fort trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Children below the age of 15 years are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the trek to Visapur Fort to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
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    Drop off point
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    Mode of transport
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    Start point
    Malavli railway station
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    End point
    Malavli railway station
    Time of departure
    08:30 AM
    Time of return
    05:30 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    4 hrs
    Total distance covered
    6 kms
    Start point elevation
    2821 feet
    Maximum elevation
    3556 feet
    Minimum elevation
    2221 feet
    Average per day distance
    6 kms
  • Trek to Visapur Fort!

    Arrive at the Malavli railway station by 08:30 hrs. If you're travelling from Mumbai, you can board the 05:40 hrs Indrayani Express from CST and travel to Lonavala, where you can board a 08:20 hrs local train to Malavli. If you're travelling from Pune, you can board a 06:30 hrs local train from Pune station and travel to Malavli. Here, you'll meet your fellow trekkers and move towards the base of the Visapur trek. You'll have breakfast at the base village and then begin a 3-hr trek to Visapur Fort.

    By noon, you'll reach the fort, where you can spend some time exploring the top before beginning the return trek down the hill. After lunch at the base village, you'll travel back to Malavli. By 13:00 hrs, you'll arrive at the Malavli railway station where you can board a train to your next destination. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Mumbai/Pune
    End point
    Mumbai/Pune
    Day start time
    08:30 AM
    Trekking distance
    6 kms
    Trekking time
    4 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Meals consisting of breakfast and lunch
    • Services of an experienced trek leader
    • Basic first aid kit
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel between base city to Malavli
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages etc.
    • Adventure travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Trekking footwear
    • Windcheater or jacket
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Full-sleeved shirts/t-shirts
    • Full-length track pants
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases, trolley bags

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • Basic first aid kit
      You need to get
    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Torch (with extra batteries)
    • Energy drinks (Glucon D, Gatorade etc.)
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit.
  • Trek to Visapur Fort!

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Your trip begins from the Malavli railway station at 08:30 hrs. Today's meal package includes breakfast and lunch. Both meals will be vegetarian. Please note that access to washroom facilities is only available at the base village. The trip ends as you travel back to Malavli railway station by 17:30 hrs.

    Food

    Breakfast
    Lunch
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