Overview

Visapur Fort Trek is one of the most thrilling day treks that passes from different villages, trails, and a stunning waterfall. The picturesque Fort is located near the village of Visapur and was built as a twin fort to the famous Lohagad fort is of its kind experience for thrill-seekers and trek enthusiasts. This trek is a perfect escape away from the crowded cities into the wilderness and mountains that keep calling you again and again.  

17 Hours Available on request Pune, Maharashtra
Highlights
  • Night Trek

Trek Information:

  • Location : Malvali Village, Pune
  • Trek Type : Fort Trail
  • Fort Elevation : 3556 ft
  • Length : Approx. 5-6 km
  • Trek level : Medium
  • Endurance : Easy to Medium 
  • Duration :Trek(2hrs) One Way
Itinerary
DAY - 1
  • 07.30 PM : Assemble near pick-up Shivajinagar Station. As we will be traveling by local so you can board from various stations like khadki,Dapodi, kasarwadi, pimpri, Chinchwad, Akurdi, Talegaon (according to train timings) Note: Leaders will board from Shivajinagar Station 
  • 0​7:55 PM : Train journey will start 
  • 09:15 PM : Reach Malavali Station 
  • 09:20 PM : We will start our trek from Malavali Station 
  • 11.00 PM : Reach Visapur fort 
  • 11.30 PM : Start pitching our tents & Have some interesting conversation and enjoy camping ️
DAY - 2
  • 05:30 AM : Early morning wake-up call. Watch Sunrise from mountains & Explore some parts of the fort.
  • 07:00 AM : Start descending towards base village 
  • 08:00 AM : Freshen up and have  breakfast (Everyone's favourite Misal Will be served)
  • 09:00 AM : Start moving towards Malavali Station as we have to catch the train on 10.00am
  • 12:00 PM : Reach Shivajinagar with a amazing trek and camping experience 
Dates and Rates
date & duration price
  • Sorry no more departures available. You could get in touch with us at support@maharashtragadkille.com if you'd like to make a booking.
  • Inclusions/Exclusions

    What is included in the tour

    • Shivajinagar to Shivajinagar transport by train
    •  Brunch (Misal) 
    • Tea ☕
    • Basic First Aid (if required)
    • Camping 
    • Trek leader expertise
    • Forest entry charges
    • Our Badge

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Dinner
    • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the inclusion of this package.
    • 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. 
    • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather, accidents etc. 
    • Any Medical/Emergency evacuations if required. 
    • Any kind of Insurance is not included.
    Things To Carry

    ESSENTIALS : ID Proof, Water Bottle, Power Backup, Wallet, Backpack. 

    CLOTHING : Full sleeve shirt/top & full pants for Trek, Extra pair of Clothes as per need, Raincoat /Jacket / Sweater, Trekking shoes, Quick Dry Towel, Cap.

    ADDITIONALS : Energy Drinks/Supplements, Dry Snacks, Facewash, Sunscreen, Brush & Toothpaste, Sunglasses, Hankerchief, Gloves, Camera, Torch, Personal medicines if any, etc.

    How To Book
    • Step 1: Scroll down & tap on "BOOK NOW"
    • Step 2 : Select your departure date from the calendar and proceed.
    • Step 3 : Select your ticket type & no. of participants.
    • Step 4 : Fill your details and proceed.
    • Step 5 : Tap on review & Payment to select your payment type (UPI, Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking) and proceed.
    • Step 6 : Once your tickets are booked, you will receive confirmation mail. WhatsApp us the booking ID details on  8799856476 & fill the google registration form.  

    OR 

    • 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.
    Offers
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    Pickup Points
    • 08:05 PM : Chh Shivajinagar 
    • 08:09 PM : Khadki
    • 08:12 PM : Dapodi
    • 08:16 PM : Kasarwadi
    • 08:19 PM : Pimpri
    • 08:23 PM : Chinchwad
    • 08:27 PM : Akurdi 
    • 08:32 PM : Dehu Road
    • 08:36 PM : Begdewadi
    • 08:39 PM : Ghorwadi
    • 08:44 PM : Talegaon
    • 08:49 PM : Vadgao
    • 08:53 PM : Kanhe
    • 08:58 PM : Kamshet
    • 09:07 PM : Malvali
    Terms and Condition
    • Please confirm on call about the seats availability before paying.
    • 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 your seats, names & age with the team.
    • Do note that your registration will be confirmed only after the acceptance of complete trek/tour charges.
    • Please note that the advance amount paid would not not refunded in any case, except if the trek/tour departure is cancelled by us. Do 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 & lead details would be shared in the group. 
    • Food and Stay arrangements are done as per the availability of the locations so kindly don't expect too luxurious. 
    • Backpacking trips are arranged for the people who are looking out for pocket friendly trips and are more about chasing experiences. 
    • We need at least 12-14 Travellers to manage our Trip, so our team reserves all the rights to cancel the Trip if the minimum batch size is not enough.
    • Your payment implies that you have read & complied with all our terms and conditions.
    FAQs
    • Are washrooms available on the trek?

    Washrooms are available at the base village only. No facility is available during the trek.  

    • Is this trek safe for girls?

    This trek is completely safe for girls And have separate changing rooms.

    • What about extra baggage?

    You can safely keep your extra bags in bus

    • Are changing rooms available?

    Changing rooms and washrooms are available at the base village

    • Where is Visapur Fort located?

    Visapur Fort is situated near Lonavala, a popular hill station in the Pune district of Maharashtra, India.

    • How long does it take to trek to Visapur Fort?

    The trek to Visapur Fort typically takes around 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on the starting point and the trekker's pace. The trail is moderately challenging, with steep ascents and rocky terrain.

    Visapur Fort History

    Visapur Fort was established between 1713 - 1720 CE by Balaji Vishwanath, the first Peshwa of the Maratha Empire. It was built following the construction of Lohagad Fort, with the histories of the two forts intertwined. In 1818, the British East India Company made strategic efforts to capture Lohagad, a stronghold where the famed treasury of the Maratha Kingdom was kept. This led to the overwhelming of Visapur Fort by British forces on March 4, 1818.

    Utilizing its elevated position and proximity to Lohagad, the British stationed cannons on Visapur to bombard Lohagad, compelling the Marathas to retreat. Despite its significance, Visapur Fort underwent substantial destruction under British control. The Deccan and North Konkan gateways were demolished, and many principal buildings were razed.

    In contrast, Lohagad Fort, with its well-preserved Maratha architecture, remains largely intact, boasting intricately carved gates that stand as a testament to the region's rich history and craftsmanship.

    Visapur fort Blog

    "Adventurous Night Trek and Camping Experience at Visapur Fort: A Journey of Thrills and Tranquility"

    Nestled amidst the lush Sahyadri mountains of Maharashtra, Visapur Fort stands as a testament to history and adventure. With its rugged terrain and panoramic views, it beckons travelers seeking a unique blend of trekking, camping, and exploration. Recently, I embarked on a memorable journey to Visapur Fort, embarking on an exhilarating night trek, followed by a peaceful camping experience under the starlit sky.

    Our adventure commenced with a train journey from Mumbai to Lonavala, a scenic route that set the tone for the adventure ahead. As we arrived at Lonavala station, anticipation filled the air, fueled by the stories of the majestic Visapur Fort awaiting us.

    Under the blanket of darkness, we set off on our trek to Visapur Fort, guided only by the light of our torches and the camaraderie of fellow trekkers. The trail was steep and challenging, yet every step was rewarded with glimpses of the surrounding wilderness bathed in moonlight.

    As we ascended higher, the fort's silhouette emerged against the night sky, a hauntingly beautiful sight that spurred us onward. Guided by our experienced trek leaders, we navigated through rocky paths and dense foliage, each twist and turn adding to the thrill of the adventure.

    Upon reaching the summit, we were greeted by the ancient ruins of Visapur Fort, standing as silent witnesses to centuries of history. Our campsite was nestled within the fort's walls, offering a surreal setting for a night of tranquility and camaraderie.

    After setting up our tents, we gathered around the crackling bonfire, its warmth casting a cozy glow over the rugged terrain. As we shared stories and laughter under the star-studded sky, the fort seemed to come alive with echoes of the past, enveloping us in its timeless embrace.

    The night was young, and our spirits soared as we indulged in a myriad of fun games and activities. From impromptu talent shows to friendly competitions, every moment was infused with joy and laughter, forging bonds that would last a lifetime.

    As the night wore on, we retired to our tents, lulled to sleep by the gentle rustle of the wind and the distant chirping of crickets. In the embrace of nature, surrounded by the echoes of history, we found solace and serenity, a testament to the transformative power of adventure.

    The journey to Visapur Fort was more than a mere trek; it was a voyage of discovery, where the past met the present in a harmonious dance of adventure and introspection. From the thrill of the night trek to the tranquility of camping amidst ancient ruins, every moment was a testament to the beauty of exploration and the richness of human connection. As we bid farewell to Visapur Fort, our hearts were filled with gratitude for the memories made and the friendships forged, carrying with us the spirit of adventure into the dawn of a new day.