Overview/Itinerary

Visapur Fort Trek

The famous monsoon Sahyadri Fort is more massive of the twin fort Lohagad. Visapur Fort at a higher altitude than Lohagad fort. Many caves, water tanks, old houses, arch, waterfalls, temples are on the Sahyadri Fort. There are two buildings which are roofless now,  are government offices from the past. A stone-built home at Visapur Fort called Peshwas Wada popularly. Lord Hanuman carving seen at the Fort, there are many temples dedicated to him at the Fort. Visapur is ideal trekking destination near Mumbai, Pune, Lonavala.

Visapur Fort Trek 2019 | Visapur Trekking in Monsoon

A Monsoon Trek to Visapur Fort India, the best place to spend a rainy evening right! Visit Visapur for a walk with your partner or enjoy with friends. Visapur Fort also called Visapoor Fort is a hill fort near Visapur village in Maharashtra, India. It is a part of the Lohagad-Visapur fortification. The Visapur Fort Monsoon trek will enthrall you, and it will make your journey amazing. Enjoy the thrills of trekking in the challenging terrains! Fort offers a majestic view from the height of 3556 feet. Located in Maharashtra near Pune district, the trek to Killa is one of the best treks to do in Monsoon.

Perched upon a lush green plateau, the Visapur Killa is a top-rated excursion destination for adventure mongers as well as nature lovers. The Fort trek is a one-day trek accessible from Mumbai and Pune. It's a grand confusion of boulders and steps up to the fort.

Visapur Trek Batches

October 2019

12th October

13th October

19th October

20th October

26th October

27th October

Visapur Trek Event details

  • Monsoon Trek difficulty level: Easy to Medium

  • Endurance Level: Medium

  • Base village for Visapur: Malavli

  • Visapur Fort Height: 3556 feet approx.

  • Location: Lonaval

  • Cost: Rs. 900/-

Visapur Monsoon Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Train timings for Mumbai participants
Indrayani Express

  • 05:40 CSMT
  • 05:51 Dadar
  • 06:14 Thane
  • 06:33 Kalyan
  • 07:58 Lonavala

 

Lonavala Local Train

  • 06:30 Pune
  • 06:35 Shivaji nagar
  • 07:50 Lonavala

 

08:00 Meet at Lonavala station and move towards Visapur fort by jeep.

08:45 Reach at base and breakfast.

09:30 Start ascending Visapur Fort.

11:30 Reach at Visapur top and explore.

13:00 Start descending.

15:00 Reach at Visapur Wadi and lunch.

16:00 Move to Lonavala Station by jeep.

17:00 Departure for Mumbai / Pune from Lonavala station.

 

Please Note

  • People may board the same train from their respective stations of convenience.

  • Missing the train is missing Visapur Monsoon Trek, no refund will be provided.

1 Day Available on request Maharashtra
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • 1 veg breakfast and 1 veg lunch
  • Lonavala to base and back to Lonavala transport by local jeep
  • Trek Leader Expertise Charges

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Travel cost from Mumbai/Pune to Lonavala and back
  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered
  • Any kind of personal expenses
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required
Things to Carry
Things to Carry
  • 2/3 liters of water.
  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars.
  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets.
  • Good Torch must with an extra battery.
  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on the trek.
  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters.
  • Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.
  • Double pack your valuables/phones in plastic bags.
  • Rainwear / Poncho / Waterproof jacket etc. if you don’t want to get wet.
  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen.
  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine.
  • Identity Proof.
  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles.

 

Cancellation Policy

  • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date 
  • No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If Trek gets canceled we will refund "Trek Amount" only.

 

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FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can we drive till Malavli?

  • Yes, you can drive till base village, please use google maps for navigation. 
  • Note roads from Malavli till Base village Lohagadwadi is in very bad condition and you would need SUV as the incline is too steep. 

 

2. Distance from Mumbai Malavali?

  • Two and half hours drive from Mumbai 100 km approx.

 

3. Distance from Pune to Malavali?

  • Two hours drive from Pune - 65 km approx.

 

4. The number of days required for this event?

  • One day is required for the event. 
  • You can plan Saturday Visapur trek and follow by Sunday Lohagad trek. 

 

5. Is there food available on Visapur fort?

  • No. Food is available at base village.
  • On weekends locals sell snacks on this Sahyadri Fort.
  • During our event, your meals are managed by Treks and Trails India.
  • Jain food is available kindly inform us of your food preference in comments at the time of booking. 

 

6. How much time required to climb Visapur fort?

  • Two to threes hours from the Malavali Village.
  • We will take trek route near Lohagadwadi it takes one hour to reach Visapur Shikhar from this trek route. 
  • Visapur Fort in Rainy Season is slippery please wear shoes with good sole grip. 
  • We will be taking the Visapur waterfall route to summit the fort. 

 

7. Where can we park our cars?

  • Base Village at your own risk. 
  • Parking fee payable to local people 

 

8. Is there any parking charge?

  • Yes, payable to local people. 

 

9. Are toilet available on Visapur fort?

  • Not available on the Fort
  • During the trek, toilets are not available.
  • Restaurant for breakfast and Lunch has toilets and changing room.

 

10. Do Single travelers female sign up for these events?

  • We have 60 - 40 % or more Male
  • Female ratios on our events.
  • Many Single Travelling Female join our events.

 

11. Are Kids allowed on treks?

  • Kids below 15 with Parents supervision only
  • Please call us before making booking

 

12. What type of food will be provided?

  • Only Veg local home-cooked food is available.
  • Jain food is available kindly inform us at time of booking in comments. 

 

13. Phone Connectivity?

  • Limited phone connectivity is available for most cellular service.
  • Visapur Sahyadri Fort summit good phone connectivity is available. 

 

14. Is cash payment or spot payment accepted?

  • Cash payment is not accepted.
  • Registration against 100% upfront payment only via Paytm / UPI / NEFT / IMPS /  Payment Gateway.
  • On the spot payment not accepted.
  • We need to book in advance bus/jeep and make other arrangements upfront payment is a must.

 

15. Will I get bottled water?

  • Normal well water shall be provided
  • Please carry reusable water bottles you can refill them at the restaurant. 

 

16. Can I charge my phone?

  • No electricity or charging station available
  • Please carry a power bank if required.

 

17. How is the Visapur Fort weather?

  • 18 degree to 26 degrees Visapur Fort weather during monsoon, Thunderstorms, Foggy, Low visibility, 90 to 100 percent precip, 90 to 100 percent humidity.
  • Monsoon rains very heavily please double pack your expensive phones and gadgets
  • Summer Temperature Night 20C - Day 39°C approx.

 

18. Can we smoke or drink alcohol?

  • NO. People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit the event on an immediate basis.

 

19. Can we listen to music on Bluetooth speaker or earphones or headphones?

  • Listening to music on earphones or Bluetooth speaker is not allowed while trekking
  • Bluetooth speaker not allowed inside homestay, jeep ride.
  • You should enjoy the sounds of nature during the trek 
  • Trek Leader constantly communicate with trekkers you will vital communications. 

 

20. How do I make payment?

  • You can pay online on our website click on the book now button.
  • In case your question is not listed above you can email us highfive@treksandtrails.org
  • Whatsapp us 8828004949 - 9764461419 

 

21. Visapur fort Camping?

  • Camping is not allowed on the Visapur Fort. 
  • Stay and Camping options are available at the base villages around the fort please contact us for camping and trekking arrangements. 9764461419. 

 

22. Hotels near Visapur Fort Maharashtra? Stay near visapur fort?

  • There are many options available for a stay like Tikona Camping, Lohagad wadi camping, and homestay.
  •  Lonavala has many bungalows and hotels available from one star to five stars depending on your budget. We can help you manage your stay please contact us at 9764461419.

 

23. How can I go to Lonavala from Visapur fort from Pune?

  • By car, you drive down straight for Malavali and turn towards to Bhaje village. You can park your car here and trek starts from the parking area. 
  • By Bus, Take an Asiad or ST bus from Swargate at Pune and get down at the Malavali bus stop. 
  • Use a share auto costing Rs 40 per person or walk the 2.5 km down.
  • Local train: Take the local train to Lonavala, which runs every hour.

 

24. How can I go to Visapur fort?

By Rail: The best way to reach Visapur fort by rail is to catch a direct train to Lonavala railway station, which is well connected to nearby cities and towns. From the station, hire a cab to the fort, located at a distance of around 15 km.

 

25. Visapur fort images?

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Activity
Trekking
Destination
Lonavala
Duration
1 Day