Sinhagad Fort or the Sinhagad killa is one of the best forts near Pune, for trekking and camping. It is located just 35 km from the main city area of Pune. Read this guide to know everything about Sinhagad Fort, its history and things to do at Sinhagad Fort.
Sinhgad Fort is a hill fortress near Pune, which is most visited by the youngsters in the city. The Fort was built in such a way as to provide natural protection with the steep rocks on one side and a valley road on another side. Today many people visit the fort for knowing Sinhagad’s history or trekking.
How to reach Sinhagad Fort?
Sinhagad Fort is one of the closest forts near Pune. As mentioned earlier Pune to Sinhagad Fort distance is just 35 km, meaning you can reach here within an hour. For public transport, you can take the Pune to Sinhagad Fort bus. The Sinhagad fort bus (bus no. 50) starts from Shaniwar Wada and stops at Appa Balwant Chowk and Swargate. It will take you straight to Sinhagad Paytha. After reaching there you can go up the mountain on foot. If you are coming from Mumbai, then you must take a train from Dadar to Sinhagad Fort Paytha. Or you can take a bus to Sinhagad via Pune.
Best time to visit Sinhagad Fort
Sinhagad Fort can be visited at any time of the year. In each season it has something to offer. Monsoon is the time when the whole landscape around changes into a beautiful moving canvas. The waterfalls overflow with water, winds bring the clouds to your feet and the all the hills around are lush green. This is also the time when you can experience the reverse waterfall here.