Rajgad Fort

Rajgad Fort:
Rajgad was earlier called Murumdev fort, it was capital of the Maratha Empire during the rule of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj for almost 26 years, after which he moved the capital to Raigad Fort.

Distance:
The distance of Rajgad fort is around 60km from Pune and 210 km from Mumbai.

Map:

 

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Height:
1,400 m (4,600 ft) above sea level.

Best season:
Starting in mid August which continues uptill mid-January

Difficulty Level:
Moderate

Route:
There are many different ways to reach Rajgad;

1.From Gunjawane village
2.From Pali village
3. From Bhutonde village ( Bhor route)

One of the most frequently trekked routes is from Gunjavane Village via the Chor Darwaja to Padmavati Machi which takes around 2.5 hours.
It takes around 3- 3.5  hrs for begineers

What to see:
Sanjeevani machee
Padmavatee machee
Suvela machee
Balekilla
Pali Darwaja
Padmavati temple
Torna fort view

Things to carry:

How to reach:
Bike
Car
Bus service

History:

Stay / Food Option:

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