Vasota Fort – Nageshwar & Sajjangad

 
Upcoming batches : To be announced
Time : 10:00 pm
( Leaving night )
Location : Satara
Event Cost : Rs. 2700
Name of Fort : Vasota, Sajjangad
Contact Person : Mumbai Pune Adventures
Contact Number : 9967564888 / 7039576756
Duration : 2 Days
Category : Trekking

Event Details

Event Grade: Medium

Endurance Level: Medium

Height of fort: 4269 ft approx.

Location: Satara

Total time required to reach base: 7.00 hours from Dadar

Total time required for climbing: 4 hrs of normal climb

Duration: 2 Day

Cost: Rs.2700/- For Mumbai, Rs. 2400/- For Pune

About Vasota Fort

In a very remote area and around the Koyana Reservoir this fort is main attraction for the trekkers. This is an ancient fort, built in the period of 1178 AD to 1193 AD by the second King Bhoj banquet of Panhala. Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj named this fort as ‘Vyaghragarh’ Vasota mountain top is estimated to be around 15 acres of crown. Here is to a large extent on the forest with presence of bears and other wild animals to a large extent today.

In a very remote area and around the Koyana Reservoir this fort is main attraction for the trekkers. This is an ancient fort, built in the period of 1178 AD to 1193 AD by the second King Bhoj banquet of Panhala. Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj named this fort as ‘Vyaghragarh’ Vasota mountain top is estimated to be around 15 acres of crown. Here is to a large extent on the forest with presence of bears and other wild animals to a large extent today. On the fort there are some places to see such as Lime ‘ghana’, Hanuman temple, ‘Chandika’ temple and ‘Babukada’. On the top of the ‘Vasota’ there is old ‘Vasota’ which is higher than this ‘Vasota’. Here large numbers of bears are found. At the North side of the fort, there is ‘Mhataricha Anghata’ (Old lady’s toe), various mountain ranges and some part of ‘Shivsagar’ reservoir. Also from here beautiful view of sunset can be seen. Besideson in the fort there is castle and grain warehouse of Tai Telin. From this fort ‘Mahipatgarh;, ‘Sumargarh’, ‘Palgarh’ and ‘Mahimandalgarh’ can be seen.

It also looks panoramic view of the river and the situation of the bulk water. This ‘Vasota’ fort was used for the prison. The idols of God and substances of ‘Ramdas’ of‘ Sajjangarh’ were kept during Aurangjeb’s attack. Also, after the defeat in 1817, of Bajirao second in the battle of Khadaki, Pratapsingh Maharaj and his family was kept in this fort. Towards ‘Vasota’ fort on the way, there is a small diversion route, there is surprising another way of ‘Nageshwar’ Temple. This characteristic temple is built in the cave. Currently there is railing near the ‘‘Nageshwar’ cave. New ‘Vasota’ and drinking water lakes are situated at the ‘Nageshwar’. There is appearance of wild life also. Therefore, someone who knows all these should be taken along for the touring. During the ‘Mahashivratri’ there is fair to be held.

Major Attractions:

  • New Vasota Fort
  • Babu Kada
  • Nageshwar
  • Boat Ride
  • Koyna wild life
  • Hanuman Temple and Mahadeo Temple
  • Tent Camping

Travel Schedule

We’ll be boarding non-A/C bus from our nearest pick-up point. Bus timings are shared below for convenience:

Mumbai Pickup Points

Meeting Point : Dadar Pritam Hotel 10:00 pm

10:00 pm Dadar

10:30 pm Vashi

10:45 pm Kalamboli

Pune Pickup Points

Meeting Point : Seasons mall 10:00 pm

10:00 pm Hadpsar

10:20 pm Swargate

11:00 pm Shivaji Nagar

11:30 pm Pimpri

11:45 pm Chinchwad

12:00 am Dange Chowk

12:10 am Wakad

12:40 am Chandani Chowk

01:00 am Aambegaon Katraj-Bypass

Itinerary

Day 0 Friday Night

10:00 pm Depart for Satara in a non-A/C bus (We will manage pick-ups from pre-decided locations depending upon the participants

Day 1 Saturday

05:00 am Arrive in base village Bamnoli and take some rest

06:00 am freshen-up and have breakfast, followed by tea

07:00 am Move towards the Koyna Backwaters boating point

09:00 am Reach Indavali

09:30 am Gear up for the trek as per the instructions

12:30 pm Reach Vasota top, explore the Vasota fort, take some rest

01:30 pm After Exploration have tummy tight lunch and rest for a while

02:30 pm Start descending towards the base

04:00 pm Reach the base village

05:00 pm Overnight stay and camping near the lake

08:30 pm Join us for dinner, where we have village cuisines, specially prepared to bring in a taste of authentic country side food.

Day 2 Sunday

06:00 am Wake-up call, freshen-up and have breakfast, followed by tea

08:00 am Start journey towards Sajjangad fort

09:00 am Reached Sajjangad fort, Explore the fort

01:00 pm Lunch near the fort

02:00 pm Leave for Mumbai.

06:00 pm Evening Tea Enroute Mumbai

10:00 pm Reach Mumbai and bid adieu with a promise to meet soon

Event Fee: Rs.2700/- For Mumbai, Rs. 2400/- For Pune per person for Mumbai . Payment once done is non-refundable, do check for availability before making a payment.

Payment Details

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NEFT – Deposit the Amount into the Following Account:</strong>

Name: Mumbai Pune Adventures

Bank: Central Bank of India

Account: Current Account

A/c No. : 3601915663

IFSC Code: CBIN0284592

Payment terms:

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Includes

The cost per head includes the following.

  • Local travel from Mumbai to Mumbai Non AC Bus
  • Day 1 – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Unlimited)
  • Day 2 – Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea (Unlimited)
  • Boat Ride
  • Tent Stay
  • Jungle Entry Charges
  • Local guidance
  • First aid and first responder assistance in case required
  • MPA administration charges if any
  • Do read our terms and conditions before registration.

Cost Excludes

  • All kinds of extra meals / soft drinks ordered.
  • Insurance, tips, porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc.
  • 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.

Things to carry

  • Some ready to eat food like- plum cakes, fruits, chocolates, biscuits, etc
  • 2 Litres of water must
  • Good trekking shoes
  • Torch with extra batteries
  • Sleeping Bag / Lightweight Blanket
  • Extra pair of clothes, socks optional, Torch
  • Cap, Sunglasses, Camera as Optional
  • 1 packet of electrol, enerzal, glucon-D
  • Medications if required for individual
  • Avoid wearing precious ornaments on an event, if possible
  • And a haversack or backpack to put all the above things to be carried, so hands are free to help each other while trekking. Sling bags / jholas / trolley bags etc not allowed on the event. Please pack accordingly.

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Upcoming batches : To be announced
Time : 10:00 pm ( Leaving night )
Location : Satara
Event Cost : Rs. 2700
Name of Fort : Vasota, Sajjangad
Contact Person : Mumbai Pune Adventures
Contact Number : 9967564888 / 7039576756
Duration : 2 Days
Category : Trekking

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