Pune Railway Station is one of the most well-known spots in the city and is easily accessible by road.
Do you want to spend a night in a 5 billion star hotel? This is the right trek for you. Away from clouds of dust and blaring noises of the city, atop a hill, tucked into your sleeping bags, you’ll experience the night sky like never before.
This night trek takes you up a short, easy trail to a 4700-foot tall fort, from where the views are unobstructed. This trek is planned to coincide with the Geminids, which are considered to be the most spectacular meteor shower during the year. You should be able to see around 120 meteors per hour! A 6” telescope is set up for you to watch the stars, and you’ll also get to spend a chilly winter evening out in nature.
Lohagad fort is one of many hill forts in Maharashtra. Having been occupied by multiple dynasties, it has a rich history and has been declared a protected monument. It is also a beloved trek for adventurers, as it is an easy route, with a well-preserved fort at the top. There is a long ridge along which a section of the fort walls extended, providing a scenic walk with gorgeous view. Even at night, this trek is an easy one, and you’ll be able to reach the top in about 2 hours.
Gaze at the stars from the one of the highest viewpoint in the region. | Take on the thrill of a night trek to one of the easiest forts in Maharashtra. | Spend the night out under a canopy of stars and shooting meteors.
You will meet at the Pune Railway Station, main clock, at 15:45 hrs. You’ll reach Malavli by about 18:00 hrs. Your trek begins so you reach the top in time to settle down in time to catch the meteor showers. You’ll also have an astronomical session and discussions about astronomy.
You'll spend the night under the stars, gazing at the skies and constellations above. At night, you'll wrap yourself in a blanket and sleep in the open air.
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The following cancellation policy applies: Less than 45 days: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
30-45 days: 75% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
15-30 days: 50% of trip cost will be refunded (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
Less than 15 days: No refund
The operator has a set of guidelines that all participants must adhere to, based on the tenets of ‘Leave No Trace’ and ‘Tread Light’ policies. These guidelines are very simple and prioritize travelling in small groups, better planning, understanding impact of camping, proper waste disposal, respecting local cultures, sensitivity towards wildlife and so on.
Participants must adhere to the instructions of the trip leader/guide at all times.
Consumption of alcoholic beverages/drugs is not permitted.