The Travel Cafe is a popular landmark in Pune accessible via local transport. It is located on the Senapati Bapat Road, near J. W. Marriott hotel.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Breakfast | Lunch
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.
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.
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