Night trek from Katraj to Sinhagad
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Bring out the adventurer in you with this night trek from Katraj to Sinhagad. You'll begin from the Katraj tunnel, as the sun dips below the Sahyadri hills. As the night gets darker, you'll keep climbing with torches in your hand, taking brief halts at vantage points. You'll gaze at the valley full of bright city lights with a few faint stars in the night sky. Taking in gorgeous nocturnal views of the Sahyadri, you'll trek up and down over 17 hills and reach the Sinhagad Fort, just as the sun begins clearing away the darkness.

    This night trek from Katraj to Sinhagad is a moderately intense trek open only for fit and healthy beginners and experienced trekkers.

    Destination

    This night trek from Katraj to Sinhagad begins from the top of Katraj tunnel and takes you over a series of hills and mountains until you reach the Sinhagad Fort. As you climb and descend the contours, you'll be high enough to see the sprawling city of Pune, lit with bright colours in the night. Your destination, the Sinhagad Fort, is a historic hill-fort that was the scene of several important battles during the 16th century.

    Destination highlights

    • Go on a trek from Katraj to Sinhagad.
    • Get scenic nocturnal views of the Sahyadri hills.
    • Explore the historic Sinhagad Fort.
    • Sign up for a night trek near Pune.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Please note that dinner on Day 1 of the Katraj to Sinhagad trek is not included in the meal package. Travellers are required to carry their own packed dinner.

    All travellers are expected to follow instructions of the trek leader during Katraj to Sinhagad trek.

    Travellers are requested to respect local culture and not litter, deface property or cause general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs or tobacco products is strictly prohibited during Katraj to Sinhagad trek.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations more than 6 days before departure of the Katraj to Sinhagad trek: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made 4-6 days before departure of the Katraj to Sinhagad trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 2-3 days before departure of the Katraj to Sinhagad trek: 30% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 2 days before departure of the Katraj to Sinhagad trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    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 Katraj to Sinhagad trek.

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

    All timings are approximate and may be subject to delays based on road and traffic conditions.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Swargate bus depot, Pune at 17:00 hrs
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    Drop off point
    Swargate bus depot, Pune by 10:00 hrs
    Mode of transport
    Public transport
    Start point
    Katraj tunnel
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    End point
    Sinhagad Fort
    Time of departure
    05:00 PM
    Time of return
    10:00 AM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    9 hrs
    Total distance covered
    16 kms
    Start point elevation
    2200 feet
    Maximum elevation
    4300 feet
    Minimum elevation
    2200 feet
    Average per day distance
    16 kms
  • Day 1 of the Katraj to Sinhagad trek: Begin trekking from Katraj

    Report to the Swargate bus depot by 17:00 hrs and meet the rest of your group. You'll travel to the start point of your trek, the Katraj tunnel, in public transport with the trek leader. A short drive later, you'll arrive at the tunnel and begin the trek. As the night gets darker, you'll keep climbing with torches in your hand, taking brief halts at vantage points to gaze at the landscape full of bright city lights on the horizon and a few faint stars in the sky. At one of such halts, you'll have dinner and rest for a bit before resuming the trek.

    Day 2 of the Katraj to Sinhagad trek: Reach Sinhagad

    You'll keep trekking through the night, taking in gorgeous nocturnal views of the Sahyadri mountains. As the sun begins rising and clearing away the darkness, you'll reach the Sinhagad Fort, where you'll have some breakfast and tea. Rest and explore the fort before returning to Pune by 10:00 hrs. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Pune
    End point
    Katraj
    Day start time
    05:00 PM
    Trekking distance
    6 kms
    Trekking time
    3 hrs

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Katraj
    End point
    Pune
    Day start time
    12:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    10 kms
    Trekking time
    6 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Travel arrangements, as per the itinerary, in shared, public transport
    • Breakfast on Day 2
    • Services of an experienced trek leader
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between your home city and pick-up/drop-off point in Pune
    • Dinner on Day 1 (please carry a packed meal)
    • Any costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, extra meals, beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Light t-shirts/shirts
    • Track pants/shorts
    • Trekking shoes
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Denim jeans and sandals

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Technical equipment required for the trek, if any
      You need to get
    • Rucksack
    • Packed dinner
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Napkins and light towel
    • Water bottle

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip.
  • Day 1 of the Katraj to Sinhagad trek: Begin trekking from Katraj

    You'll trek through the night.

    Report to Pune and travel to the Katraj tunnel via public transport. Please note that no meals are included in today's package. Make sure to carry your own packed dinner that you can have en route to Sinhagad.

    Day 2 of the Katraj to Sinhagad trek: Reach Sinhagad

    Your trip ends by 10:00 hrs.

    Reach Sinhagad and travel back to Pune. Today's meal package includes breakfast only. Your trip ends here.

    Food

    No meals are provided today
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    Food

    Breakfast
    Food variations
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  • Marker on map shows trip start point.