Raireshwar Fort Trek
Raireshwar fort is a one-day hill fort trek located near Korle village in Bhor taluka of Pune district, Maharashtra. Raireshwar Fort or Raireshwar killa established in the Western Sahyadri Ranges Maharashtra, which is 4505 feet above sea level and an easy grade level trek. The base village of Raireshwar Fort is Korle village, which is 82 kms from Pune and 230 kms from Mumbai. Kille Raireshwar is very important for its remarkable history. Marathi is the universal language spoken by the villagers at the base village. Many forts like Kenjalgad and Rohida are the nearby forts to Raireshwar fort. Trekkers also attempt Rohida Kenjalgad Raireshwar Trek over two days. Another popular trek Raireshwar Kenjalgad trek can be completed in one day.
Raireshwar Fort Information
- Raireshwar Fort distance from Pune is 84 km. It will take three hours to cover this distance.
- Raireshwar Shikhar Height 4505 feet above sea level.
- Raireshwar trek time two hours maximum
- Raireshwar Fort distance from Mumbai is 227 km it will take six hours to cover this distance.
- Raireshwar trek, you can combine with Rohida, Kenjalgad, Waghjai temple, Aswalkhind.
- Raireshwar Fort Type Hill Fort and Raireshwar Pathar
- Raireshwar Fort range Bhor
- Raireshwar district Pune
- Raireshwar fort base village Korle
- Drinking water is available
- Food to carry for this trek
- Best time to visit Raireshwar Fort Trek from June to February especially post-monsoon
- Raireshwar Fort distance is 6 km from Korle Base village to the Raireshwar Peak.
Raireshwar Trek from Pune - Raireshwar Fort Trek Details
- 07:00: Board Private Bus to Raireshwar Base village
- 10:30: Reach the base village and start hiking for Raireshwar Killa
- Noon Explore the Fort
- 12:45: Start descending towards the base village
- 14:15: Back to base camp and have delicious lunch
- 15:30: Start return journey for Pune
- 19:30: Reach Pune station with happy memories of Raireshwar Fort Trek
- These are approximate timing mentioned the speed of trek depends on group speed, weather conditions, terrain conditions, and other factors please take them into account before booking return tickets from Mumbai or Pune
- The Raireshwar Pune bus can reach late incase of breakdowns, bad roads, traffic, lockdowns, injury to fellow trekkers, and unknown reasons.
- Incase bus arrives late participant will have to manage own transport via Uber, Ola, Taxi from central drop locations.
What is included in the tour
Tea and One Veg Breakfast
One veg Lunch
Pune to Pune travel via private bus non ac
Trek Leader Expertise
What is NOT included in the tour
Any insurance required
Anything not mentioned in cost includes
Things to Carry
• 2/3 Liters of water
• Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars
• Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets
• Good Torch must work with an extra battery
• Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on the trek
• One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters
• 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
• Extra pair of clothes
About Raireshwar Fort
Raireshwar fort has an illustrious history. The Raireshwar fort named after the famous Raireshwar Mandir dedicated to Lord Shiva. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj took the Oath of Swaraj at the age of 16 in Raireshwar temple by dripping the blood of his little finger over the Shivling. The Oath by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was an oath of freedom and established Hindavi Swaraj, which was an oath to refuse to live as slaves anymore. Raireshwar fort has played an essential role in the history of Maharashtra, India. Raireshwar Temple is ancient, and of stone construction, Redeveloped in the 18th century.
There is a big painting of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and his companions inside the Mandir. Thus, Raireshwar regarded as an essential place in Maratha's history. Raireshwar Fort is an easy grade trek. There are ladders at the end to access the fort easily. Raireshwar Mandir, Gomukh lake, Aswal lake, also known as Nakhinda and Pandav Leni, are some attractive spots of the fort. The best time to visit Raireshwar fort is in monsoon season and even during the Diwali festival. Raireshwar fort height is 4505 feet above sea level.
How to reach Raireshwar Fort trek blog
There are two routes to reach Raireshwar Fort. One is via Bhor, and the second is via Wai. Bhor is the shortest route to the fort but less accessible as the road is not build up properly. The Bhor route is not recommended for large vehicles as it goes through a very narrow ghat. One travelling from Pune must take the road route to Raireshwar via Wai, which is preferable over the Bhor route. Raireshwar peak height is 4505 feet above sea level. Maharashtra trekkers experience numerous Raireshwar waterfalls on the way.
Raireshwar Plateau covered with a diversity of wildflowers post-monsoon season a popular time to visit the Raireshwar Killa. Maharashtra Trekkers that trek from Raireshwar to Kenjalgad get great scenic views of Kamalgad Fort and Backwaters. Raireshwar Pune is a popular trekking destination during the post-monsoon season.