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  • Trip introduction

    On this trekking adventure to Vasota Fort, you will exposed to the beauty of Sahyadris in its pristine state. You will trek through the jungle that flourishes throughout the year, especially during the rainy days. You will be hiking alongside Koyna River and also take a short boat ride across the river, followed by ascending through the rock-cut steps and rugged terrain to reach the Vasota Fort. This jungle trek to Vasota Fort is an easy adventure and thus suitable for first-timers.

    Destination

    Vasota Fort is situated in Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary in the Satara district of Maharashtra. The fort is surrounded by dense forest and overlooks the backwaters of Koyna Dam. Your trek start from Bamnoli, the base village of Vasota Fort trek. On this trek, you will explore the rich biodiversity of Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary and traverse the Koyna river via a boat.

    Destination highlights

    Trek through the dense jungle to reach Vasota Fort. | Enjoy a short boat ride across Koyna River. | Explore the rich biodiversity of Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary. | Hike alongside the beautiful backwaters of Koyna River.

    Activity Details

    1250

    3842

    1250

    6 km

    5-6 hours

    6 km

    Trip details
  • Vasota Fort Trek Day 1: Depart from Pune

    Board the private vehicle from Wakad Flyover, Pune by 23:00 hours. The bus will make multiple stops along the way to pick up travellers. You may carry some dry snacks with you for the overnight journey. 

    Overnight in transit.

    Please board the private vehicle from Pune to Bamnoli village departing at 23:00 hours. You may carry some dry snacks for the overnight journey.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Pune

    Bamnoli Village

    05:30 AM

    Food

    No meals are offered today.

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    Vasota Fort Trek Day 2: Trek to Vasota Fort!
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the Vasota Fort trek: 90% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations made 3-6 days prior to the Vasota Fort trek: 50% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations made less than 3 days prior to the Vasota Fort trek: No refund.

    In case of no show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after processing a transaction fee of INR 200. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during this trek to Vasota Fort.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

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

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the trek to Vasota Fort.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during this trek to Vasota Fort.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, roadblocks, etc.
    • Vasota Jungle Trek Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary River Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Vasota Jungle Trek Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary River Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Vasota Jungle Trek Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary River Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Vasota Jungle Trek Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary River Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Vasota Jungle Trek Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary River Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Transfers from Pune to Pune in a non AC private vehicle

    • Boat transfers
    • Breakfast and Lunch
    • Evening Tea/Coffee and snacks
    • Services of an experienced trek leader and support staff
    • First Aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Dinner

    • Any personal expenses like extra meals, cigarettes, etc.
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as change in itinerary due to bad weather, roadblocks, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Full-length trek pants
    • Comfortable t-shirt/shirt
    • Raincoat/Poncho
    • Trekking shoes (preferably with ankle support)
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Transfers from Pune to Pune in a non AC private vehicle
    • First Aid kit

    You need to get

    • Government issued ID card
    • Backpack with rain cover
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Empty tiffin box
    • Water bottle (2 litres)
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (chocolate bars, biscuits, energy bars, dry fruits, etc.)
    • Personal toiletries including wet wipes, tissue papers, hand sanitizer, etc.
    • Light towel/napkins
    • Camera with extra battery
    • Torch with extra batteries
    • Sun-cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Scarf
    • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
    • Personal first aid kit

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.