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Rajgad to Raigad Fort – Range Trek via Singapur Naal

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The historical trek between two capitals of the Maratha empire

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  • 3 Days / 3 NightsDuration
  • 23-25 Mar’24travel dates
  • 15-55 yrs.Age Limit
  • 10-15 max.Group Size


The Rajgad to Raigad trek is a challenging and rewarding trek that covers three historical forts of the Maratha kingdom: Rajgad, Torna, & Raigad. The trek involves traversing through dense forests, steep slopes, rocky patches, and narrow ridges. Some of the highlights of the trek are:

  • Exploring the architecture & history of the Rajgad FortThe first capital of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s empire
  • Crossing the Sanjeevani MaachiA long and narrow fortification that connects Rajgad & Torna forts
  • Descending through the Walanjai DarwajaA secret exit from Torna Fort that leads to the Bhatti village
  • Hiking through the Singapur NaalA scenic valley that offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and forts
  • Climbing up to the Raigad FortThe second capital of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s empire & the place where he was coronated
  • Paying tribute to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s SamadhiAnd the Rajmata Jijau monument at the Raigad Fort base village
  • 2N Camping in tents at the Bhatti & Dapoli villages
  • The total trek distance is about 50 kmAnd the difficulty level is moderate to high. The trek requires good physical fitness, endurance, & trekking experience
  • The best time to do the trek is from October to FebruaryWhen the weather is pleasant & the landscape is green

The trek is a great opportunity to experience the rich culture and heritage of Maharashtra & to witness the glory of the Hindavi Swarajya 🚩

Key Info

  • Velhe & RaigadLocation
  • VelheBase Village
  • WinterBest Season
  • ModerateGrade
  • 1,375 mMax. Altitude
  • Daily 8 hrs.Walk (approx.): Total 40+ km.
EnduranceChallenging: 8.5/10

Trekking from Rajgad to Raigad is a challenging and adventurous endeavour, covering a significant distance through the Sahyadri mountain range in Maharashtra, India. The trek is often undertaken by experienced trekkers who enjoy long-distance trekking and want to explore the historical forts of Rajgad and Raigad in a single journey.

The trek from Rajgad to Raigad involves traversing the Sahyadri mountain range, which may include ascending and descending various peaks and valleys. Trekkers can pass through intermediate points, other forts, villages, and scenic spots along the way.

The trek is physically demanding due to the distance covered and the varied terrain. Trekkers should be well-prepared with adequate fitness levels and stamina.

The trek concludes at Raigad Fort. Rajgad was the first capital of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Maratha Empire, and Raigad Fort was the second capital; both the forts were huge to explore & had big historical significance.

Detailed Itinerary

Day-wise Schedule

Day 0, Fri
Pune > Rajgad Fort Base Drive

Once you reach your pick-up point, mark your presence with the SG-Trekkers representative. Then we will travel by private bus to the starting point of the trek.

Day 1, Sat
Rajgad Fort Base > Rajgad Fort > Torna Fort > Bhatti

Reach Rajgad Fort base by 2-3 am midnight i.e. our starting point of the trek. Start the trek immidiately from Pali village to Padmavati Machi at Rajgad fort. Rest for 1-2 hrs.

Explore the architecture and history of the first capital of Shivaji Maharaj’s empire.

Cross the Sanjeevani Maachi, a long, narrow fortification connecting Rajgad and Torna. Enjoy the views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Trek to Budhala Maachi, Torna Fort. Descend from Torna fort through the Walanjai Darwaja, a secret exit that leads to Bhatti village. Camp in tents at Bhatti village.

Day 1, Fri: Highlights

• Altitude: ⇑ 450 m / ⇓ 775 m
• Walk (approx.): 8 hrs., 15 km.
• Accommodation: Stay in Tent
• Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2, Sun
Bhatti > Mohari > Dapoli Village via Singapur Naal Route

Start early and hike towards the Mohri village. Reach Mohri village. Start descending through the Singapur Naal, a scenic valley that offers stunning views of the forts and peaks.

Trek to Dapoli village, the base of Raigad fort. Rest for the day and prepare for the final ascent. Camp in tents at Dapoli village.

Day 2, Sat: Highlights

• Altitude: ⇑ 200 m / ⇓ 1,200 m
• Walk (approx.): 8 hrs., 16 km.
• Accommodation: Stay in Tent
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3, Mon
Dapoli > Varangi > Raigad Khind> Raigad Fort

Wake up early & travel by vehicle to Varangi village. Start climbing up to the Raigad Fort, the second capital of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s empire and where he was coronated. Pay tribute to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s samadhi.

Explore the fort and learn about its history and significance. Visit the Maha Darwaja, the Queen’s Quarters, the Public Durbar, the Watch Towers, and the Water tanks. Have lunch. Descend from the fort & return to the Pachad village. Visit Rajmata Jijau Samadhi place at Pachad village.

Hope you have a great time on this trek and experience the glory of the Hindavi Swarajya. Conclude our long-range trek here with happy memories & travel to Pune. Reach Pune by 21:00 hrs.

Day 3, Sun: Highlights

• Altitude: ⇑ 1,050 m / ⇓ 950 m
• Walk (approx.): 8 hrs., 9 km.
• Accommodation: N/A
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch @Raigad Fort



What's Included?
  • Private Transport: Ex. PuneToll, Parking, Transport Permit, Driver Food & Allowance
  • 2 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 DinnersServed Veg. Meals as Per Itinerary Only
  • Camping: Stay In TentOn Sharing Basis of 3/4 People
    Separate Tent for Women
  • Entry PermitsRajgad & Raigad Fort
  • An Experienced Trek LeadsTeam of Certified Mountaineers & Outdoor Experts
  • First Aid KitWell Stocked Medicines with Team SG-Trekkers
  • GSTAll Applicable Taxes


What's Not Included?
  • Any Kind of Personal ExpensesAnything Specifically Not Mentioned in the ‘Inclusions List’.
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    Tanmayee Deochake

    Group Traveller

    It was fun with a great team… Thank You! 🥳

    Thank you team for your great company and support 🤩❤️
    Many thanks to Shinde Kaka & specially to Omkar, Dayma & Neeraj for your patience 😇

    Mon, 29 Jan, 2024

    Neeraj Parab

    Group Traveller

    Memories to cherish forever…. लय मजा आली राव 🚩

    Mon, 29 Jan, 2024

    Kaustubh Thorat

    Solo Traveller

    Amazing jumbo trek… Thanks so much to each one of you for supporting me. Khup majja aali…
    Thanks to Omkar, Sanjay Sir & SG-Trekkers 👍

    Mon, 29 Jan, 2024

    Gaurav Babar

    Solo Traveller

    Thank You One & All.

    Mon, 29 Jan, 2024

    Prashant Dayma

    Group Traveller

    Thank You, SG for organising a beautiful trek.
    Omkar Sir & Shinde Sir you guys are amazing leaders. Thank you, for your ready to help nature.

    And Thank You Trekkers. Thanks a lot for your valuable company.❤️
    Every Minute of trek was worth it.😊🙏🏻

    Mon, 29 Jan, 2024