Description

Visapur fort is a hill fort near Visapur village near Lonavla. It is a part of the Lohgad - Visapur fortification. It has an elevation of 1085 meters above sea level. It is built on the same plateau as Lohgad.  

Within the fort, there are caves, cisterns of water, a decorated arch and old houses. The ruins of a large stone-built house are known as the Peshwa's palace. There is also a huge carving of Hanuman which was likely the patron deity of Visapur.Other things that add to the uniqueness of the fort are constructions like the bastion on the western side of the fort which is completely within the main ramparts. 

Bhaje caves (Buddhist excavations) are a group of 22 rock-cut Caves dating back to 2nd Century BC, located in Lonawala. It’s a national monument.

The caves are above 400 ft. above Bhaje Village. These caves share the Architectural design with Karla Caves. The caves have 14 number of stupa. 

Trek Schedule:    Sunday, 25th December 16

  • Catch Indrayani exp from CST at 5:40 am, Dadar at 5:50 am
  • We will reach lonavla and catch Pune local to reach Malavali.
  • We will reach Bhaje village and take a breakfast.
  • We will start climbing Bhaje Caves. After exploring Bhaje caves, we will more towards Visapur fort and reach on top of the fort in 1.5 hours. We will explore the fort and start our descend
  • After reaching Lohagadwadi, we will have our lunch
  • After lunch, we will head towards Lonavala and Catch Intercity Exp at 6:45 pm. We will reach Mumbai by 9.00 pm

Trek Fees:

Contribution per person is Rs. 850/- ( This includes Food charges and Railway & Local transport from CST to CST )

 Rules:

  • Organizers have the authority to make any kind of changes in the program without prior intimation  

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