Overview

The Katraj to Sinhagad trek is one of the toughest and closest treks to the city of Pune. Popularly known as K2S, this trek is one of my personal favourites.  It can be done as a Monsoon Trek and even as a Night Trek.  It is very popular as a Full Moon Night Trek as well.

12 Hours Available on request
Highlights
  • Peaks and valleys of Sahyadri mountain ranges
  • Night Trek full of adventure Adventures and Explore
  • Experience the thrill of a night trek
  • Sinhagad Fort Views of Pune city at night from the top
  • Sunrise from Sinhagad Fort

About Trek

  • Location : Katraj Old Tunnel, Pune
  • Trek Type : 16 Hill Crossing
  • Trek Distance : 16-18 km approx 
  • Trek level : Moderate 
  • Trek Duration : 5-6 hrs Trek
  • Endurance : High
Itinerary
Day 0 
  • 07:30 PM : Meetup at katraj Main Chowk (Opp to PMPML Stop)
  • 08:00 PM : Start Journey towards Katraj Old Tunnel by local transportation
  • 08.30 PM : Report at Katraj Old Tunnel, Mangdewadi
  • 08.45 PM : Introduction, Basic Instructions. 
  • 09.00 PM : We'll start the trek towards Sinhagad.  ​
Day 1
  • 04:00 AM - 06:00 AM : Reach at Sinhagad Fort early morning. 
  • 06:00 AM : Enjoy Sunrise and beautiful surrounding with picturesque views & explore the fort. 
  • 07:00 AM : After Having Breakfast, We'll start descending down to Sinhagad Base. 

Note - 1-2hrs buffer time is possible depending on the speed of trekkers, traffic on the road & other unavoidable circumstances during the trip.

How to reach :-

  Meet-up Location : Katraj Chowk

  •     Transportation to Katraj Tunnel: Local Jeep, Tumtum, PMPML, Auto, etc.
  •      Cost: Approximately 30-40 Rs per person

Return Journey  :-

  • Private Jeeps from Kondhanpur/Donje village to drop-off point
  • Cost: Approximately 70 Rs per person
  • From drop-off point, PMPML bus available to Katraj, Swargate, etc.
  • Bus fare: Approximately 30-35 Rs per person
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Breakfast(×1) 
  • Mid Night Snacks
  • Our Badge
  • Basic First Aid
  • Trek lead Expertise

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Transportation is not included in the cost

  • Any kind of personal expense like Mineral water/lime water/ Soft Drinks/ Extra snacks or meals that are not mentioned in the inclusions, purchased for personal consumption 
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned and included in the inclusion of this package.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required
  • Any kind of Insurance
Things To Carry
  • ID proof
  • 3-4 littres water 
  • Full sleeves Shirt & Full pants
  • Trekking shoes with good grip
  • Torch
  • Personal Medicine if any
  • Dry Snacks/Dry Fruits/Energy Bars/Energy Drinks etc
  • Cap, Sunscreen, Camera, Glares, Powerbank etc
How To Book
  • Step 1 : Make Payment on PhonePay/Google Pay   8799856476 (Maharashtra Gadkille)
  • Step 2 : Send a screenshot of the payment on WhatsApp number  8799856476 for confirmation.
  • Step 3 : Fill the registration form for the final booking procedure.
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Terms and Condition
  • ​Please note that your registration will be confirmed only after the acceptance of complete trek/tour charges.
  • Please check cancellation policy in case any refunds or cancellations.  
  • Please make sure you are added in the whatsapp group 6-8 hours prior to the trip as all the pickup details.
  • Food and Stay arrangements are done as per the availability & locations so kindly don't expect too luxurious. 
  • Once the payment is completed, inform our team via sharing a screenshot/copy of the payment confirmation. Make sure the date, time, and UTR number are visible in the copy and please fill the registration form to confirm the names & age with the team.
  • Your payment implies that you have read & complied with all our terms and conditions. 
FAQs
  • What is the Katraj to Sinhgad (K2S) Trek?

The K2S Trek is a renowned 16-kilometer trail commencing at Katraj tunnel and culminating at Sinhgad Fort, traversing across 17 hills.

  • How challenging is the K2S Trek?

The trek presents a moderate level of difficulty, necessitating a considerable degree of endurance.

  • Where does the trek commence and conclude?

The trek initiates at Katraj tunnel and concludes at Sinhgad Fort.

  • How much time does it take to complete the trek?

Typically, the trek spans 7-8 hours one way.

  • When is the optimal time to embark on the K2S Trek?

The trek is most enjoyable during the monsoon season when the landscape is abundant with verdant greenery.

  • Are there water sources along the trek?

No, it's crucial to carry 2-3 liters of water as there are no available water sources.

  • What attire is recommended for the trek?

Wear sturdy shoes with good grip, comfortable clothing, and bring extra layers to adapt to changing weather conditions.

  • Is there restroom access along the trek?

No, restroom facilities are not available during the trek.

  • Where is the designated meeting point for the trek?

The meeting point is at the Katraj bus depot.

  • Are there any age restrictions for participants?

The trek is suitable for individuals with moderate physical fitness and is generally open to all age groups.

  • Am I allowed to bring my own trekking equipment?

Yes, you're welcome to bring your own trekking gear, ensuring it's suitable for the terrain.

  • Do I need to make reservations in advance for the trek?

It's recommended to inquire with the trek organizers regarding booking and availability.

  • How can I return to the starting point after completing the trek?

The return journey timing depends on the PMPL bus service, and you will travel back to the starting point via local bus.

Katraj To Sinhgad (K2S) Trek Blog

Exploring Nature's Bounty: The Katraj to Sinhgad Trek

Nestled in the picturesque landscape of Maharashtra, India, lies a trekking trail that promises adventure, breathtaking views, and a glimpse into history. The Katraj to Sinhgad (K2S) Trek is a renowned journey that spans approximately 16 kilometers, leading from the Katraj Tunnel to the majestic Sinhgad Fort. This trek, traversing across 17 hills, offers enthusiasts a perfect blend of natural beauty and historical significance.

Embarking on the K2S Trek is akin to stepping into a paradise for nature lovers and history buffs alike. The trail begins at the Katraj Tunnel, where adventurers are greeted with a sense of anticipation and excitement. As the journey unfolds, trekkers are treated to a diverse landscape comprising lush greenery, rocky terrains, and panoramic vistas of the Sahyadri mountain range.

While the K2S Trek presents a moderate level of difficulty, with steep inclines and rocky paths along the way, the rewards are unparalleled. Every step taken brings trekkers closer to nature's bounty, with each turn offering a new perspective of the surrounding countryside. From cascading waterfalls to verdant valleys, the trail is adorned with natural wonders that leave an indelible mark on the soul.

As trekkers make their way towards Sinhgad Fort, they are transported back in time to an era of valor and bravery. Situated atop a hilltop, Sinhgad Fort holds a significant place in Maharashtra's history, having witnessed numerous battles and conquests over the centuries. The fort's ancient walls and imposing architecture stand as a testament to its storied past, offering visitors a glimpse into bygone eras.

Preparing for the K2S Trek requires careful consideration of essential items. It is advisable to carry ample water supplies, sturdy trekking shoes, comfortable clothing, and necessary safety gear. Additionally, packing snacks, a first-aid kit, and a camera to capture the breathtaking views is highly recommended.

While the K2S Trek is accessible throughout the year, the monsoon season, from June to September, offers the most enchanting experience. The landscape comes alive with vibrant hues of green, and the gushing waterfalls add to the trail's allure. However, trekkers should exercise caution during this time due to slippery paths and inclement weather conditions.

The Katraj to Sinhgad Trek is not merely a journey but an unforgettable odyssey through nature's splendor and historical marvels. With its captivating vistas, challenging terrain, and rich heritage, this trek beckons adventurers to immerse themselves in its allure. Whether seeking an adrenaline rush or a moment of tranquility amidst nature, the K2S Trek offers an experience that is bound to leave a lasting impression. So, lace up your hiking boots, pack your backpack, and set forth on a remarkable expedition along the Katraj to Sinhgad trail. Adventure awaits!