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Sinhgad Fort: Popular One Day Trek Near Pune And Mumbai

The ARK Infrastructure Sep 30, 2019
Sinhagad is a hill fortress located at around 35 km southwest of the city of Pune, India. The caves and the carvings in the Kaundinyeshwar temple stand as proofs for the same suggests that the fort could have been built 2000 years ago.
Reaching Sinhgad is very easy. A road is constructed till base of bastion. The Sinhagad Fort is a popular weekend destination for many residents of Pune, including trekking enthusiasts with access to the top of the fort from the base of the Sinhgad village.
Sinhagad was first known as Kondhana. The fort got its name from the battle that was fought for capturing it. This place has contributed a lot to the Battle of Marathas. It is even Pune's pride forever.
If you are trek enthusiast you need to keep these things in mind while going on a trek to sinhgad.
  • Physical and mental endurance is necessary to get to the top. 
  • There is no water in the route, so you need to get water bottles with you. Though there are small shops in the route where you can get something to eat and drink.
  • There are no other adventurous activities like rock climbing, rappelling as it is quite risky.
After you are done with site seeing, you can try local delicious food that is served on the fort. The must try are Kanda bhaji, raw mangoes, pitla and bhakri, thecha, and vangyache bharit. These are some local food name that you need to try for sure the next time you visit Sinhgad.

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