• Trip introduction

    This adventure trip into the forests of Western Ghats near Lonavala combines an exiciting session of rappelling down the Dudhiware waterfall with a trek to the historic fort of Lohagad. You'll begin with a short hike to the Dudhiware waterfall, where you'll wear the harness and rappell down the waterfall as the cool water gushes over you. The trip continues as you embark on a 2-hr trek to the nearby fort of Lohagad, where you'll explore old ruins of temples, water cisterns and walls and admire beautiful views of the Pawna Lake and Visapur Fort and Tung Fort.


    The Dudhiware waterfall, located close to Lonavala, is surrounded by rich greenery inspired by the monsoon winds. This 140-feet high waterfall comes alive with gushing water in the rainy season, becoming a popular spot for rappelling.

    The Lohagad Fort, perched atop a hill at an elevation of 3,400 feet, is a centuries-old hill fort that was used by several kingdoms as their treasury. The trek to Lohagad is a scenic and pleasant trek over a relatively easy, well-defined trail.

    Destination highlights

    Go rappelling down the 140-feet Dudhiware waterfall. | Climb up to 3,400 feet on a trek to Lohagad. | Click amazing photos from vantage points along the route. | Catch spectacular views of the Sahyadri mountain ranges.

    Activity Details




    6 km

    4 hrs

    6 km

    Trip details
  • Dudhiware Rappelling and Lohagad Trek!

    Meet your fellow trekkers and the trek leader at The Travel Cafe in Pune by 06:30 hrs. Here, you'll board a private, non-AC bus that will take you to the base village of Dudhiware. After a 2-hr drive, you'll arrive at the base village where you'll have breakfast before beginning a short hike to the Dudhiware waterfall. You'll take a dip in the cool waters of the waterfall and rappel down the slippery rocks.

    You'll continue the adventure by heading towards the Lohagad fort, located at 1-hr trek away from the waterfall. After a relatively easy trek, you'll arrive at the fort and spend some time admiring the beautiful views from atop Lohagad. Begin trekking back to the base village by afternoon. Post lunch, you'll board vehicles and travel back to Pune. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Your trip begins at The Travel Cafe in Pune by 06:30 hrs. Travel to the base village will be arranged in private, non-AC bus. Today's meal package includes breakfast and lunch.

    Day 1 Milestone



    05:30 AM


    Breakfast | Lunch

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  • Cancellation policy

    For any cancellations made after booking the Dudhiware waterfall rappellng and Lohagad trek: 70% refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the waterfalling rappelling trip to Dudhiware and Lohagad trek.

    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.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers are requested to be punctual and arrive at the pick-up point of the trip on time.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the waterfalling rappelling trip to Dudhiware and Lohagad trek.

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


    • Travel arrangements from Pune-Pune in private, non-AC bus

    • All required equipment for rappelling: harness, rope etc.
    • Vegetarian meal package consisting of breakfast and lunch
    • Services of an experienced trek leader
    • Permit charges and entry fees
    • Basic first aid kit
    • All applicable taxes


    • Travel costs between base city to Pune

    • 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
    • Full-sleeved t-shirts/shirts
    • Full-length track pants
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Trekking footwear
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Denim jeans or floaters/sandals

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private, non-AC bus for transport from Pune-Pune
    • All required equipment for rappelling: harness, rope etc.
    • Basic first aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Napkins
    • Water bottle
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Sun cap/hat

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit