Swargate, Pune is connected to nearby cities by road via local transport of taxis and buses.
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This trek from Pargad to Hanumantgad combines a visit to two historic forts with trekking through beautiful landscapes and villages. This 3-day trek will begin with a visit to the Pargad Fort that houses a wonderful bronze statue of Shivaji Maharaj as well as a holy temple. From Pargad, you will trek through a dense forest and visit the villages of Bhekurli and Fukeri to reach Hanumantgad Fort. Explore the fascinating history of the region through the intricate interiors of these forts and spend your nights in the midst of rich wilderness of the Western Ghats.
This is a relatively easy trek that is a perfect trek for beginners as well as experienced trekkers.
Located in the midst of a serene environment, the Pargad Fort was built by Shivaji Maharaj as a defensive measure against the colonial Portuguese in Goa. Since then, the fort has seen a rich history of wars and battles. During your trek, you will hike in the dense forests of the Western Ghats and that will take you over narrow nature trails, river streams and ponds. Combining nature with culture, you will also explore the fascinating history of the region by exploring the archaeological forts of Pargad and Hanumantgad.
Visit the spectacular forts of Pargad and Hanumantgad. | Sleep in the midst of rich wilderness of the Western Ghats. | Trek through dense forests and rolling mountain hills.
Meet the rest of your group at the Swargate bus stand by 00:30 hrs and leave for Pargad in a private non-AC bus. After reaching Pargad by early morning, dig into some breakfast and visit the Pargad Fort. Spend some time at the fort to explore its historic interiors. By 10:00 hrs, begin trekking towards Bhekurli. En route, take a break to rest and have lunch. You will reach Bhekurli by evening. Overnight at Bhekurli in tents or open air.
Overnight in sleeping bags.
Board a private, non-AC bus in Swargate, Pune at 00:30 hrs and travel to Pargad. Make sure to eat dinner before meeting the rest of the group at Swargate since no meals are provided during transit. Today's meal package includes breakfast at Pargad, lunch during the trek to Bhekurli and dinner at Bhekurli. You will be accommodated in tents or open air/caves/temples. Make sure to bring along a foam mattress or blanket and sleeping bag to ensure a comfortable night's sleep.
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Cancellations made more than 10 days before departure of the Trek from Pargad to Hanumantgad: 90% refund.
Cancellations made between 10 to 6 days before departure of the Trek from Pargad to Hanumantgad: 75% refund.
Cancellations made less than 6 days before departure of the Trek from Pargad to Hanumantgad: No 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 trip leader/tour guide during the trek from Pargad to Hanumantgad.
Consumption of alcohol and narcotics is strictly prohibited during or before the trek.
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