Vasota Fort Jungle Trek (Ex-Pune)
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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  • Trip introduction

    On this trekking adventure to Vasota Fort, you will exposed to the beauty of Sahyadris in its pristine state. You will trek through the jungle that flourishes throughout the year, especially during the rainy days. You will be hiking alongside Koyna River and also take a short boat ride across the river, followed by ascending through the rock-cut steps and rugged terrain to reach the Vasota Fort. This jungle trek to Vasota Fort is an easy adventure and thus suitable for first-timers.

    Destination

    Vasota Fort is situated in Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary in the Satara district of Maharashtra. The fort is surrounded by dense forest and overlooks the backwaters of Koyna Dam. Your trek start from Bamnoli, the base village of Vasota Fort trek. On this trek, you will explore the rich biodiversity of Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary and traverse the Koyna river via a boat.

    Destination highlights

    • Trek through the dense jungle to reach Vasota Fort.
    • Enjoy a short boat ride across Koyna River.
    • Explore the rich biodiversity of Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary.
    • Hike alongside the beautiful backwaters of Koyna River.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during this trek to Vasota Fort.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trip.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the Vasota Fort trek: 90% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations made 3-6 days prior to the Vasota Fort trek: 50% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations made less than 3 days prior to the Vasota Fort trek: No refund.

    In case of no show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after processing a transaction fee of INR 200. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the trek to Vasota Fort.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during this trek to Vasota Fort.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, roadblocks, etc.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Wakad Flyover, Pune, followed by Breman Chowk, JM Road McD, Datta Mandir, Rajaram Bridge, Vadgaon Bd
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    Drop off point
    Pune
    Mode of transport
    Private vehicle
    Start point
    Bamnoli Village
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    End point
    Bamnoli Village
    Time of departure
    11:00 PM
    Time of return
    11:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    5-6 hours
    Total distance covered
    6 km
    Start point elevation
    1250 feet
    Maximum elevation
    3842 feet
    Minimum elevation
    1250 feet
    Average per day distance
    6 km
  • Vasota Fort Trek Day 1: Depart from Pune

    Board the private vehicle from Wakad Flyover, Pune by 23:00 hours. The bus will make multiple stops along the way to pick up travellers. You may carry some dry snacks with you for the overnight journey. 

    Vasota Fort Trek Day 2: Trek to Vasota Fort!

    You will arrive at the Bamnoli village by 05:00 hours. Freshen up and embark on a boat ride to the base of Vasota Fort. Start trekking through Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary and explore the rich biodiversity along the way. You will reach the top in 2-3 hours of trekking. Explore the fort and have lunch at the top. Later, begin descending to the base and hop onto the boat heading back to Bamnoli village. After tea and snacks at the village, board the private vehicle back to Pune. Your trip ends once you arrive in Pune. 
    /Vasota Jungle Trek Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary River Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next Enjoy a boat ride across Koyna River.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Pune
    End point
    Bamnoli Village
    Day start time
    05:30 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Bamnoli Village
    End point
    Pune
    Day start time
    05:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    15 km
    Trekking time
    6 hours
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Transfers from Pune to Pune in a non AC private vehicle
    • Boat transfers
    • Breakfast and Lunch
    • Evening Tea/Coffee and snacks
    • Services of an experienced trek leader and support staff
    • First Aid kit
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Dinner
    • Any personal expenses like extra meals, cigarettes, etc.
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as change in itinerary due to bad weather, roadblocks, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Full-length trek pants
    • Comfortable t-shirt/shirt
    • Raincoat/Poncho
    • Trekking shoes (preferably with ankle support)
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Transfers from Pune to Pune in a non AC private vehicle
    • First Aid kit
      You need to get
    • Government issued ID card
    • Backpack with rain cover
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Empty tiffin box
    • Water bottle (2 litres)
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (chocolate bars, biscuits, energy bars, dry fruits, etc.)
    • Personal toiletries including wet wipes, tissue papers, hand sanitizer, etc.
    • Light towel/napkins
    • Camera with extra battery
    • Torch with extra batteries
    • Sun-cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Scarf
    • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
    • Personal first aid kit

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.
  • Vasota Fort Trek Day 1: Depart from Pune

    Overnight in transit.

    Please board the private vehicle from Pune to Bamnoli village departing at 23:00 hours. You may carry some dry snacks for the overnight journey.

    Vasota Fort Trek Day 2: Trek to Vasota Fort!

    Your trip ends by 23:00 hours in the evening.

    Today's meal package included breakfast and lunch only. In the evening, tea/coffee and snacks will be offered to you. Please note that dinner is not included in the package.

    Food

    No meals are offered today.
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    Food

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Evening snacks
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