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  • Trip introduction

    One of the more challenging treks in Maharashtra, this trek to Torna will have you navigating slippery rocks, narrow trails and tricky edges. To reach the top, you'll climb up to an elevation of 4,600 feet over the mountainous terrain of the Western Ghats. Since Torna is the tallest fort in the Pune district, you'll get spectacular views of the Sahyadri mountains and surrounding hills. At the fort, you'll explore the old ruins of an historic fort such as the Khoti Darwaja, Bini Darwaja, Zunjar Machi and Budhala Machi.

    This trek to Torna takes you over patches of moderately difficult terrain, making it best for trekkers with some prior experience.

    Destination

    The tallest fort in the Pune District, the Torna Fort was one of the intial forts captured by the Maratha king Shivaji Maharaj during his rise to power. Often called 'Prachandagad' due to its huge size, the fort is home to old ruins consisting of temples, walls, courtyards and entraces.

    Destination highlights

    Escape from the city on short one-day itinerary on a trek to Torna. | Click amazing photos from vantage points along the trek to Torna. | Catch spectacular morning views of the Sahyadri mountain ranges. | Trek to the tallest fort in the Pune District at an altitude of 4,600 feet.

    Activity Details

    2400

    4603

    2400

    6 km

    5 hrs

    6 km

    Trip details
  • Trek to Torna!

    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 Velhe. After a 2-hr drive, you'll arrive at the base village where you'll have breakfast before beginning the trek to Torna. After a relatively easy trek, you'll arrive at the fort and spend some time exploring the old ruins of Torna. Begin trekking back to Velhe 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 of Velhe will be arranged in private, non-AC bus. Today's meal package includes breakfast and lunch.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Pune

    Pune

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch

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  • Cancellation policy

    For any cancellations made after booking the Torna 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 trek to Torna.

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

    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 trek 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 trek to Torna.

    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

    Includes

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

    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • Vegetarian meal package consisting of breakfast and lunch
    • Services of an experienced trekking guide
    • Permit charges and entry fees
    • Basic first aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • 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
    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • 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