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Best fort for tracking near Pune

This is a very good fort for tracking specially in rainy session, it has around 3-4 hr track... read more

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Jaipur, India
Best fort around Pune with lots of view points , architectural remnants and sub treks

This has been one of the best I have done . Th trek itself is a little more than medium grade but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pune, India
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Near Velhe Village, Pune, India
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Torna Fort or Prachandagad (means massive fort) is located in Pune. The hill has an elevation of 1,403 meters (4,603 ft.) above sea level, making it the highest hill-fort in Pune. There are 2 ways to reach at base village Velhe. One is Pune –...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Nice place for trek..but no one is there to guide you... No any right paths to climb... And no any sellers selling cucumber, tak etc in between... But still summit is having only one temple and nothing else...

3  Thank pranav k
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a very good fort for tracking specially in rainy session, it has around 3-4 hr track, Parking facility is also available at the base village, it ha lush of greenery during rainy session.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been one of the best I have done . Th trek itself is a little more than medium grade but once your are at the top, it is a paradise . It has got a lot of view points . It is surrounded...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Torna is a prominent fort in Pune region and rather the highest fort in the district at 4592ft. The most known and used way to climb torna is from Velhe village. It is between 60 to 80 kms depending on your starting point in Pune....More

1  Thank KedarD64
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Better to go during rainy season.Good place for photo shots.Wear rain coats and anti grip footwear.Better to go in groups

2  Thank sunseb
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Torna Fort is a fort situated in Pune district and its trek starts from Velhe village, situated at its base. The trek gets challenging at certain points due to rocky and steep terrain. There is a waterfall midway on the trek route. The best season...More

2  Thank Musafir13
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Torna Fort is also known as Prachandagad This was the first fort captured by king Shivaji Maharaj in 1646, at the age of 16, forming the nucleus of the Maratha empire. - The most beautiful trek - Elevation of 1403 mtrs / 4603 ft -...More

1  Thank dradia
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We gone to torna fort in monsoon season. Experience was so good, we treak almost 2 hour. Wear raincoat and shoes because there is lots of rain and sleeperry places. Go in group only.

1  Thank satish m
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Torna fort was.tge first fort Shri Shivaji Maharaj won with few number of Mavlas. It is the fort who built foundation for Maratha Empire. Torna fort is beautifully located in the vicinity of Velhe near Pune. Must visit place if you are trekking lover..

1  Thank kendrenarayan89
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Torna was the first fort won by Shivaji at the tender age of 16. Seeing this huge fort must have prompted Shivaji to name it Prachandgad. Another very noteworthy thing about this fort is that it is one of the highest forts (4610 ft) in...More

Thank Amit20k
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Reminds you of great Shivaji era. Very scenic fort and easy to climb. Excellent weather. No food available.

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Gilmo S
21 October 2018|
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Response from kendrenarayan89 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, greetings for the day. Coming to your question, you can take city bus till paud and then can go for a cab or local travel options to reduce your cost but keep in mind that it will take your time and energy. I... More
25 August 2015|
Response from RohitBorlikar |
Yes Mam, It is safe for overnight stay. The 'Mengai' temple is the only place where one can stay overnight. This temple is well built with proper door and windows which can be locked from inside. The the water tank is also... More