Full-day Tour to Lohagad Fort & Bhaja Cave

Tour Number

Activity Level

365215


Categories

Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be at least 4 feet tall.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Hindi (fluent)

Visit the Hill Fort and explore Bhaja Cave


Lohagad (iron fort) is one of the many hill forts of Maharashtra state in India. Situated close to the hill station Lonavala and 52 km northwest of Pune. Lohagad is part of the Western Ghats. It rises to an elevation of 1, 033 m (3, 389 ft) above sea level. People can also hike all the way to the fort. Bhaja Caves is on the way to Lohagad.

Bhaja Cave is about 59 km from Pune. These Buddhist caves are in Hinayan style, date almost to the 2nd century BC and are believed to be one of the oldest buddhist religious centres in this area. There are 18 rock cut caves. . . . Viharas and Chaitya.

Itinerary

We drive down 59km to Bhaje caves. Climb about 100 steps to see Buddhist caves.
Then we drive for 10 km and arrive at Lohagad-a fort on a hill. We have to treak for 45 minutes to reach the top of a fort and explore the fort.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at Hotel.

End location: Back to hotel.

Duration: 6 hours

Depends on speed of trekking.

What’s Included

Other: The basic fees for Guides services.
Transport from and to Hotel within city limits. Comfortable AC car with chauffeur .

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1200 Indian rupees - For Entry fees, beverages and food

What’s Extra

Other: Entry tickets , beverages and food

Private tour guide Pratibha

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