Jivdhan Fort is a Hill Fort one kilometer away from Naneghat Pass, Ghatghar, Junnar. The trekking route initially is covered in the dense forest leading to amazing views. You can spot many beautiful birds and wildlife around the fort. Many campsites and homestays are available near the starting point of the trek. The road leading to the fort has been improved. 

Jivdhan Fort Trek included in the famous five treks in the Junnar region. You can club them together in two days if you are touring in your private car Hadsar Fort, Naneghat Ghat, Shivneri Fort, Chavand Fort, and Jivdhan Fort the famous five. Jivdhan Naneghat trek can be combined together to cover two locations during one trekking tour. 

Jivdhan Fort Trek route will be tough for first-timers climbing equipment is required on rock climbing patches.  The jungle trek route can be confusing and misleading. Jivdhan Killa has rock-cut steps carved brilliantly, which leads to the Kalyan Gate. Hooks are attached to make the climb easier for trekkers near the Kalyan gate. Jivdhan rock patch is one of the highlights on the trek. 

Jivdhan Fort Trek Event Itinerary

Day One

08:30 am - Reach at base village and have breakfast.

09:00 am - Start ascending.

11:30 am - Reach on the top and explore.

12:30 pm - Start descending.

02:30 pm - Raech at base village and have lunch.

03:30 pm - After lunch visit reverse waterfall.

04:30 pm - Start return journey towards Pune.

10:00 pm - Approx. arrival at Pune. (depend upon traffic)


Please Note

  • Prior trekking experience is required.
  • BMI should be below 30.
  • Washrooms are available at base village only.
1 Day 23 Jun, 14 Jul, 28 Jul, and more
Dates and Rates
date & duration price
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Pune to Pune travel by non-ac seater bus
  • 1 veg breakfast and 1 veg lunch
  • All Expertise Charges

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Entry fee for foreign nationals
  • 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
  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on the trek
  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 litres
  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen
  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine
  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars
  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets
  • Good Torch must with an extra battery
  • Identity Proof
  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles
  • 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

Cancellation Policy and Charges

  • 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 the event gets canceled we will refund "Trek Amount" only.
  • If the event is canceled due to any natural calamity, political unrest or other such reasons beyond our control the same cancellation policy will apply.
  • Refunds won't be issued if you cannot attend the event due to heavy rains, floods, traffic jams, car breakdowns or a personal medical emergency.
  • Your booking cannot be shifted to another date if you cannot attend the event due to heavy rains, floods, traffic jams, car breakdowns, or a personal medical emergency.
  • If your area is prone to flooding, traveling from a flooded area, heavy traffic, heavy rains, missing the train, or any other reason, if you cannot attend the event, we won't issue a refund or shift you to another date.
  • Management won't be held responsible if you are stuck due to heavy rains, traffic jams, personal emergencies or floods during the event.
  • If you are bringing kids, please understand the possibility of getting stuck or delayed. You might have to stay back due to heavy rains, floods, bus breakdowns, and rush at the trekking destination. We won't be able to refund or shift you to another date. You will have to wait it out till the weather clears.
  • Due to bad weather, floods, sudden changes in government rules, and overcrowding at the destination trek, the organizer has the right to change the trekking destination.
  • During the trek , due to any circumstances seen or unseen trek leader has the right to cancel the trek for safety reason. No refund shall be issued.

Treks and Trails Event Rules

  • Kindly carry one Identity proof, at least for the trek with your address.
  • We all are going for an adventurous and exciting trekking expedition; please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR.
  • The leader's decision will be final, and all the members should abide by it.
  • We do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments, natural habitat on the trek.
  • Swimming is not allowed in the lake or water tank on the forts. Locals use that water for drinking.
  • Putting your feet in water tanks or on the canon is not allowed on our treks.
  • Any addiction is strictly prohibited, e.g. drinking, smoking, chewing tobacco anyone caught doing it will have to exit the trek without a refund and travel back on own expense.
  • People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit the event on an immediate basis.
  • Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.
  • Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking, or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner.
  • We should strictly follow the code of conduct to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside.
  • Listening to music on earphones or Bluetooth speakers is not allowed while trekking.
  • Bluetooth speaker not allowed inside the homestay or camping tents.
  • Drinking/smoking,/eating is not allowed inside the tents.
  • If you damage the tent, break the tent poles, you will have to pay us for the whole new tent on MRP.
  • If you are late for the bus pickup and are not reachable on the phone during your bus pickup, the trek leader will leave without you, and we will provide no refund.
  • Please check things to carry and wear trekking shoes on our treks. 
Frequently Asked Questions

Jivdhan Fort History

Jivdhan Killa dates back to the Satavahana dynasty. Entry points built by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj have Lord Ganesh and Kalas engraved on it. Naneghat Pass, located nearby, was an important trading route connecting Junnar and Kalyan. Jivdhan Fort guarded this route, which was a strategic location for many kingdoms. The Last ruler of Adilshahi of Ahmednagar was little Murtaza. The Mughal imprisoned Murtaza at Jivdhan Fort. In 1635 Shahaji Bhosle, the father of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj freed him from the prison and declared him the king of Ahmednagar. Naneghat to Jivdhan has a three-kilometer open plateau easy to spot enemy approaching. British destroyed all the approaches to the fort after capturing the fort in 1818. Jivdhan Killa was sacked and plundered by the British East India company Col Prother assault between 1815 and 1818. sources Wikipedia 


Things to see on Jivdhan Fort Pune Maharashtra Trek

Storehouses: Atop Jivdhan Killa are unexplored Storehouse to be explored with precautions. Temple of Goddess are in good condition along with Main Gate and Kalyan Gate in good condition. 

Water Tanks: There are rainwater tanks available atop the fort. Water available near the Storehouse is not potable. Water available from the rock-cut rainwater reservoir near the Kalyan Gate is clean. Please boil the water or use chlorine tablets as a caution for using the water for drinking or cooking.  

Biodiversity and Wildlife: You can spot the Shekhru the Indian gaint squirrel endemic to the jungles in India. Jivdhan Killa covered with Prickly shrubs of Kate Adulsa, and please wear full selves for this trek. 

Pinnacle near the Fort: Vanderlingi or Khadaparsi or Vanarlingi, the 385 feet high pinnacle near the Jivhdan Fort, is famous for rock climbing. As you move closer to the Jivdhan Killa, you see the beauty of the Vanarlingi pinnacle. Proper technical rock climbing knowledge and equipment is required to summit the Vanarlingi Pinnacle. There are many beehives adequate scouting, and planning is needed to complete the climb. 

North Front views: Jivdhan Killa has impressive landscape views, treat for photographers. You can see Chavand Fort, Harishchandragad Killa, Ajoba Parvat, Ratangad Fort, Naneghat Pass, Hadsar Fort, Nimgiri Fort, and Manikdoh Dam and the complete Junnar plateau. Jivdhan Waterfall during monsoon as famous for the reverse flow of water due to strong winds. Jivdhan reverse waterfall is located close to Naneghat a popular destination during monsoon. 


Frequently asked questions - Jivdhan Fort Trek

Jivdhan Fort Distance from Mumbai, Pune, Kalyan?

  1. Jivdhan fort distance from Pune is 123 kilometers approx four-hour drive
  2. Jivdhan fort distance from Mumbai is 166 kilometers approx five-hour drive
  3. Jivdhan fort distance from Kalyan is 125 kilometers approx four-hour drive