Trek to Visapur by Small Steps Adventures
5:00 AM return to Lonavala
Meeting point: Lonavala railway station near ticket counter
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3,556 ft (ASL)
Visapur is located in Patan Village near Malavli falling under Maval Taluka in Pune District. Distance from Mumbai and Pune to Visapur Fort is 100 kms and 65 kms respectively. Trek to Visapur Fort can be divided into three categories. Jungle Trail, climbing a Waterfall and then steps. One can explore numerous Water Cisterns, Huge Limestone Grinder, Visapurs Fortification Wall, Hanuman & Shiva Temple.
Visapur Fort is built on the same plateau as Lohgad Fort. This fort is believed to be built during Bahmani Sultante in the early 14th or 15th century. It was then reconstructed by Maratha Peshwa Shri Balaji Vishwanath. This fort has been exchanged many times during the Maratha and Mughal period.
Indrayani express timings for Mumbai Participants:
CSMT: 05:40 am
Dadar: 05:51 am
Thane: 06:14 am
Kalyan: 06:33 am
Karjat: 07:13 am
Lonavala: 07:58 am
Pune to lonavala train timings for Pune Participants:
Pune Station: 06:30 am
Shivaji Nagar: 06:35 am
Lonavala Station: 07:50 am
We will be waiting for you.
Meet at Lonavala Station at 8:00 am. Transfer to Malavali village by private vehicle. Trek starts from Malavali village.
We will reach Patan Village around 9:30 am. We will enjoy the rural breakfast and hot tea before we start our ascend to Visapur Fort.
Visapur Fort, we are coming!
By 10:00 am we will start our trek to Visapur Fort exploring the Jungle, Waterfalls and the views this trek offers.
Wow, we are here.
Around 11:45 am we will reach top. Enjoy the views, discover the water cisterns and limestone grinder, take blessings of Lord Hanuman and Mahadev. Dont forget to capture the moments on camera. We will head back to base village around 1 pm.
Lovely Rural Lunch
We will reach base village around 2:30 pm. Feast on the local delicacies made by the villagers.
What an amazing experience!
We will head back to Lonavala Station around 4:30 pm sharing the experience with our fellow trekkers.
First aid kit
Transport from Lonavala to base village and return
Travelling till Lonavala
Any other personal expense
Things to Carry
At least 2 ltrs of drinking water
Photo ID card
Good trekking or sport shoes (Compulsory)
Some ready to eat food (plum cakes, biscuits)
Cap, camera, mobiles phones, socks, extra pairs of clothes (if required)
Any personal medicine