Vasota Trek


Ajinkyatara or the fort of Satara is a fortress near Satara city. Ajinkyatara served as a capital to the Marathas during 18th century. The fort was ruled alternately by marathas and mughals until death of Shahu II and later was captured by British in 1818 AD. There is a grand entrance and few bastions on the fort still standing tall. Forts from Satara region can be seen easily from Ajinkyatara. Geographically this fort belongs to Bamnoli region.

Vasota is an important fort from Mahabaleshwar range. Alternatively known as Vyaghragad, Vasota stands tall at 1280M. Currently it is under Forest department and is part Sahyadri Tiger Resrve. During the Javali conquest of Shri Shiv Chhatrapati, The fort eluded him and later in 1660, it was conquered. Later it was used as jail. There are two entrances out of which one is in dilapidated state. There are ruins and few temples at the Zenith. The natural phenomena of babukada - the cliff.

The entry to this fort is through a small settlement called Met Indavali, the forest officials keep entry register of people. And one can reach Met Indavali through boating from Bamnoli or Tapola.

                              Departure                               Arrival
        22:30 on 24 March 2018 at Rajaram Bridge         21:30 on 25 March 2018 at Rajaram Bridge

    Odyssey Type: One Night One Day

    Difficulty Level: Medium

    Endurance Level: Medium

    Base: Bamnoli

    Distance From Pune: 150 kms

    Region: Mahabaleshwar

      Saturday 24 March 2018       Sunday 25 March 2018
    22:00 Reporting

    22:30 Departure

    02:00 Reach Bamnoli & Rest there after

    06:00 Wake up Call

    07:00 Breakfast

    07:30 Boating

    09:00 Start the trek

    12:00 Reach Top & Have lunch

    13:00 Explore around

    14:00 Start descending

    17:00 Reach base and return to Bamnoli

    18:00 Departure towards Pune

    21:30 arrive at Pune

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                        Compulsory                         Suggested
    1) Water 3 liters or more

    2) Good Rucksack with rain cover

    3) Personal Medicines if any

    4) ID Proof

    1) Dry foods like: Chikki, Chocolates and cakes etc.

    2) Extra Pair of clothes & sleepers/ floaters

    3) Rain protection / wind cheater/ cap / scarf as per the weather.

    4) Hand Towel

    5) Sunscreen lotion / face wash

    6) Camera or Binoculars

    7) Bedding

Rs. 1650 per person (including 5% GST)

                        Inclusions                         Exclusions
      1) Travel by a private non AC bus, boating.      

      2) Morning Tea & Breakfast, Lunch and Evening Tea       & Snacks

      3) Adventure Experts & Leaders      

      4) First aid kit.     

      5) Safety & Tested Equipments      

      6) Government Service Tax      

      7) Personal Entry, Toll & Parking etc      

      8) Tent accomodation and bedding      

      1) Personal orders of Tea, coffee, Cold Drinks,

          Mineral Water, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, etc.     

      2) Personal expenditure of any kind.     

      3) Insurance Coverage.     

      4) Medical expenses other than “First aid”.     

      5) Any other charges not specifically mentioned in "Fee       Includes"

1) Boating

2) Adventure for all

3) Glimpses of History

4) A walk in the "forbidden" forests of Sahyadri Tiger Reserve.

5) Lots of fun filled time

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