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Trek to Prachitgad
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Perfect for adventure enthusiasts and experienced trekkers, the trek to Prachitgad is of the most interesting treks in the Sahyadris owing to the route. This is a challenging but rewarding trek that's not for the faint-hearted. This is a truly off-beat adventure in Maharashtra which is incomparable to the other treks in the area.

    Destination

    Located on the mid-western border of Chandoli Wild Life Sanctuary, the Prachitgad trek is one of the most adventurous in Maharashtra. The original approach to the Prachitgad fort was through a forest, close to Koynanagar, but is now part of the Sahyadri Tiger Reserve, and cannot be traversed. The route that is used now is from the Konkan side with an ascent that takes around 4 hours through thick forest and scree, with a steep gradient.

    Destination highlights

    • Trek through thick forest and scree
    • Challenge yourself as you make your way up the steep ascent to Prachitgad fort
    • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Sahyadri mountains
    • Explore the Prachitgad fort

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products, cigarettes etc. is strictly prohibited during the camp. The camp will be considered over only when we are back to our home town.

    There is a zero-tolerance policy for participants who litter, deface property or monuments, or cause general disturbance. Any flouting of these rules will be dealt with seriously, and may involve expulsion from the trek or camp, and no refund is admissible in such cases.

    Cancellation policy

    Refund Norms:

    90% refund if cancellation is made more than 10 days prior to the date of departure date of the event

    60% refund if cancellation is made more than 6 days (148 hours) and less than 10 days prior to the departure date of the event

    40% refund if cancellation is made more than 3 days (72 hours)and less than 6 days prior to the departure date of the event

    No refund will be made if a cancellation is made within 3 days prior to the departure date of the event.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    During the camps or treks, the participants shall abide by the instructions and decisions of the camp director.

    In case of any medical ailments, disorders etc. which the participants are suffering or have suffered from, it is his/her responsibility to inform the organizers in advance, before commencement of the camp or trek.

    In case of any medical problems, ailments, disorders etc. or symptoms of the same, arising during the camp or trek, the participant(s) shall inform the organizers about the same, at the earliest.

    If required, the participant(s) will have to take medical treatment from the doctor/attendant available on the campsite or from the nearest available medical center or hospital. The expenses for all medical treatment and arrangements for the same will be solely borne by the participant.

    In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; the supplier, its instructors, organisers, volunteers or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly, shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of the participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.

    The operator will not be responsible for any losses incurred for any train/air/bus/taxi bookings, hotel bookings or extension to the camp done by clients/participants (either independently or through the operator) due to cancellation of the event. Fees accepted as event charges only will be refunded.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Fergusson College, Pune
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    Drop off point
    Pune
    Mode of transport
    Private bus
    Start point
    Shrungarpur
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    End point
    Shrungarpur
    Time of departure
    07:00 AM
    Time of return
    10:30 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    4 hrs
    Total distance covered
    5 kms
    Start point elevation
    2839 feet
    Maximum elevation
    3842 feet
    Minimum elevation
    1837 feet
  • Day 1: Pune - Shrungarpur

    Participants meet at the main gate of Fergusson college at 7 a.m. sharp, depart for Shrungarpur at 7.30 a.m., and enjoy breakfast en route. Participants have a light dinner on reaching Shrungarpur in the late evening.

    Day 2: Shrungarpur - Pune

    Participants wake up early and after some breakfast, they begin their trek to the fort. Participants enjoy a delicious packed lunch en route. On reaching the top of the fort, they enjoy exploring the fort and taking in some of the fantastic views from the top.

    Participants then begin their descent to the base village and reach by afternoon. After a short break, they begin the return journey to Pune and reach the city by 10.30 p.m.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Pune
    End point
    Shrungarpur
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Shrungarpur
    End point
    Pune
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    5 kms
    Trekking time
    4 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Transport from Pune and back by private vehicle
    • Meals as specified
    • Forest fees and printed information brochure
    • Expertise charges
    • Safety equipment
    • First-aid kit
      Excludes
    • Dinner on day 1 and 2
    • Cold drinks, mineral water, snacks etc.
    • Any costs or services not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • A sweater/warm wear/rainwear (as per the season)
    • Good trekking shoes
    • Comfortable t-shirts
    • Trekking pants
    • Complete spare set of clothes and socks
      What not to Wear
    • Sandals/floaters/slippers
    • Expensive watches or jewellery
    • Unnecessary electronic devices
    • Avoid suitcases, trolleys or any other hard luggage

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Safety equipment need for the trek if any.
      You need to get
    • Luggage packed in a good quality trekking sack (duffle bag or backpack) and all luggage packed in a plastic bag (to avoid getting wet)
    • Water bottle (at least 1.5 litre)-compulsory
    • Glucose powder and personal medication
    • A sleeping bag/mat and a shawl
    • Torch with extra pair of batteries
    • Camera and binoculars (optional)
    • Plate, spoon, mug (compulsory)
    • Mosquito repellent cream

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication only.
  • Day 1: Pune - Shrungarpur

    Outdoor camping

    Spend the night in the lap of nature.

    Day 2: Shrungarpur - Pune

    Trip ends before nightfall

    Food

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Tea
    Dinner
    Food variations
    Veg

    Food

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