Raigad Trek (ex-Mumbai)
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Trek to the historic Raigad perched on the green hills of Sahyadris. This trek involves climbing up more than 1700 steps to reach this ancient fortress. On rainy days, you need to take extra caution while climbing up the slippery stairs. Along the way, you will see several tall waterfalls and come across vantage point providing incredibly gorgeous views of surrounding hills. At the top, you will visit Jagadishwar temple, Takmaktok, Jijamata Samadhi, Jijamata Wada, and a few other popular spots. The trek to Raigad is an easy climb and suitable for first-time trekkers.

    Destination

    The Raigad fort is situated at the height of about 2700 feet in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. The fort is of a revered among the Marathas due to its history. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was crowned as the King of Maratha kingdom after he captured the Raigad fort in 1656. While exploring this historic fort, you will see moss-covered ruins of the palace everywhere, and even the hefty cannons. You will visit Jagadishwar Temple, Takmaktok, Jijamata Samadhi, Jijamata Wada, among several other popular spots while exploring the Raigad fort.

    Destination highlights

    • Trek to the historic Raigad fort in the Western Ghats.
    • Climb more than 1700 steps to reach the top.
    • Explore the ruins of Raigad Fort.
    • Spend a day trekking in the green hills of Sahyadris.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

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

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

    Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Raigad.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days before the departure of Raigad trek: 70% of the trip cost will be refunded.

    For cancellations made 15-30 days before the departure of Raigad trek: 40% of the trip cost will be refunded.

    For cancellations made 7-15 days before the departure of Raigad trek: 20% of the trip cost will be refunded.

    For cancellations made less than 7 days of the departure of Raigad 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

    A basic level of health and fitness is required to book this trek to Raigad. If you have any cardiac or respiratory conditions, or suffer from knee or spinal problems, please inform the tour operator and consult your doctor before booking the trek to Raigad.

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

    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 trek to Raigad.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Dadar: 22:00 hrs | Sion: 22:45 hrs | Chembur: 23:15 hrs | Vashi: 23:45 hrs | Panvel Depot: 00:00 hrs
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    Drop off point
    Panvel, Vashi, Chembur, Sion, Dadar
    Mode of transport
    Private vehicle
    Start point
    Pachad Village
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    End point
    Pachad Village
    Time of departure
    10:00 PM
    Time of return
    11:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    4 hours
    Total distance covered
    10 km
    Start point elevation
    1000 feet
    Maximum elevation
    2700 feet
    Minimum elevation
    1000 feet
    Average per day distance
    10 km
  • Day 1 of Trek to Raigad: Depart from Mumbai

    Board the bus starting from Dadar by 22:00 hours. The bus will make several stops in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai to pick up the travellers. Please carry some dry snacks with you for the overnight bus journey. You will reach the base village tomorrow morning. 

    Day 2 of Trek to Raigad:Trek to Raigad

    You will reach the base village by 05:00 hours. Freshen up and have breakfast in the base village. Post-breakfast, start trekking towards Raigad from Mahadarwaja route. You will reach the top in 2 hours. Explore the ancient fort, visit Jagadishwar temple, Takmaktok, Jijamata Samadhi and Jijamata Wada. After having lunch on the top, you will begin the descent to base village. The bus departs from the base village by 16:00 hours. You will reach Mumbai before midnight. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Mumbai
    End point
    Raigad
    Day start time
    05:30 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Raigad
    End point
    Mumbai
    Day start time
    05:30 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Transport in non-AC bus from Dadar to base village and back
    • Breakfast and lunch on Day 2
    • Fort entry fee
    • Services of the trek operator
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Dinner on Day 2
    • Any kind of personal expenses like extra meals, cigarettes, tips, water bottles, etc.
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Warm jacket
    • Full-length trek pants
    • Comfortable t-shirt/shirt
    • Trekking shoes (preferably with ankle support)
    • Windcheater
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Sleeveless tops
    • Low neck tops
    • Short pants

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Transport in non-AC bus from Dadar to base village and back
      You need to get
    • Govt-issued identity card
    • Lunch
    • Backpack
    • Water bottle (2 litres)
    • Dry snacks (chocolate bars, biscuits, energy bars, dry fruits, etc.)
    • Personal toiletries including wet wipes, tissue papers, hand sanitizer, etc.
    • Light towel/napkins
    • Camera with extra battery
    • Torch with extra batteries
    • Sun-cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Scarf
    • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
    • Personal medicines

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.
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