Sarasgad Fort Trek

The trek to Sarasgad fort is the perfect opportunity for novice trekkers to build their stamina and take on a moderately challenging trek. The trek to to the top of the fort is across several steep stairs and can constitute quite a workout.

NOTE: This trip includes tea, breakfast, a packed lunch and evening tea.


Sarasgad fort, is a small fort located to the east of Pali in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is also referred to as Pagadicha Killa because its shape resembles Puneri Pagadi. It is regularly visited by pilgrims because of the Shiva temple located atop the fort. There are steep steps leading to the top of the fort and many caves en route.

Destination highlights

Test your stamina while climbing up steep stairs to Sarasgad fort | Take in panoramic views of the surrounding mountains from atop the fort | Explore this age-old fort restored by Shivaji Maharaj




2.5 km

3 hrs

Fergusson College, Pune

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Participants meet at the main gate of Fergusson college and depart from Pune at 6 a.m. They stop for breakfast en route, and arrive in Thakurwadi via Pali at 10.30 a.m.

Participants begin trekking to the top of Sarasgad fort by 11 a.m. On reaching the top, they enjoy a packed lunch and then spend some time exploring the fort.

Participants start making their way back down to the base village and reach Pali by 4 p.m. They visit a Ganesh temple and begin their return journey by 5.30 p.m. Particpants reach Pune by 9 p.m.


Day 1 Milestone



06:00 AM

Includes / Excludes


  • Transport from Pune and back by private vehicle
  • Tea/Breakfast, packed lunch, evening tea
  • Printed information brochure
  • Expertise charges
  • Safety equipment
  • First-aid kit


  • Dinner
  • Cold drinks, mineral water, snacks etc.
  • Any costs or services not mentioned in the inclusions

What to Wear

What to Wear

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

What not to Wear

  • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
  • Restrictive clothing
  • Flip-flops

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
  • Camera and binoculars (optional)

Medical Kit

  • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication only.

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.

Rules on 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.

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.

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