Trek Mates India invites you to One Day Monsoon Trek to Torna Fort on Sunday, 17th July 2016.
Key Information about the One Day Monsoon Trek to Torna Fort
Date : 17th July 16
Type : Hill forts
District : Pune
Endurance : Medium
Difficulty : Medium
Height : 4200 feet
Base Village : Velhe
Torna fort is amongst the tallest forts around Pune. A difficult trek the trek to Torna however is one of the most satisfying treks for a nature lover. A huge fort, Torna has seen many a war and has been in control of many rulers at different times. Though most parts of the Torna fort is in ruins the panoramic view the fort offers is well worth the climb up.
Torna fort is the first fort that Shivaji Maharaj captured and that too in his teens! Shivaji Maharaj further renamed it as Torna. Torna fort is also called Prachandgad. One of the tallest forts around Pune Torna fort also is the only fort that Aurangazeb captured in a real war!
The Torna Trek is a medium difficulty trek but the rewards of the toil is really fulfilling! The narrow tracks on the way up from Velhe the base village of Torna Trek leads to beautiful landscape. After monsoons which is the best season for the Torna trek the entire way would be laden with wild flowers. There are two two rock patches on the way up, a little slippery, not bad during ascending, but the descend would really prove tough. The trek will take 3-4 hrs with stops.
Itinerary of the event:
Meeting Point : Pritam Hotel Dadar East @11:30 pm
Pickup Point : Nitin Company Junction , Thane @12:00 am
Reach Base Village by 5am
Rest in the bus till 6am
Breakfast at the base village
Start Trek by 7.30 am
Reach Top by 10.30 am
Explore the Fort
Start Descending by 12.00 pm
Reach Base Village by 2.30 pm
Lunch at the Base Village
Start our Return Journey by 4pm
Evening Tea/Coffee on the way
Reach Mumbai by 10-11 pm (Depend on the Traffic)
The Cost of the Trek is INR 1650/-
Things to Carry:
Identity proof (Must),
A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs),
Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes
Windcheaters, Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional)
A good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking. Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Travelling from Mumbai to Mumbai by private NON AC bus,
Breakfast and Lunch,
TMI Expertise Charges.
Mineral water, Softdrinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusions