Vasota Weekender Trek & Camping at Bamnoli
Vasota Weekender Trek & Camping
Approximate Duration: 2 hours Hike
Vasota is a fort located in Satara district. Currently, the fort comes under the Sahyadri Tiger Reserve. Being in the Dense forest, it is also known as the Jungle fort.
Bamnoli – A lakeside Camping place with very good views of the Koyna Backwaters.
Camping near the Koyna Backwaters.
3 hours round Trip in the Koyna Backwaters by a Boat.
The Trail to the Fort top through Jungles.
Historical places on the fort.
Departure: 11:00 p.m. from S. P. College, Tilak Road. (Previous Night)
Arrival: 10:30 p.m. At S. P. College, Tilak Road. (Event Day)
11:00 p.m. – Departure from S. P. College.
11:10 p.m. – Pickup from Rajaram Bridge, Sinhgad Road.
11:15 p.m. – Pickup from Vadgaon Phata, Sinhgad Road.
Event Day 1
04:00 a.m. – Reach Bamnoli (Base village)
Rest & Morning Ablutions till the Wee hours.
07:00 a.m. – Instroduction & Instructions Round
07:30 a.m. – Breakfast.
08:30 a.m. – Forest Permissions & Boat Booking.
09:00 a.m. – Depart to Met Indvali (Base Camp for the Fort) by Boat.
10:15 a.m. – Reach the Base Camp & Start the Hike to Vasota Fort.
12:00 noon – Reach atop the Fort for Lunch
Explore the fort post the Lunch.
02:00 p.m. – Start descending to the Base Camp.
03:30 p.m. – Reach the Base Camp & Start the Return journey by boat to Bamnoli.
04:45 p.m. – Reach Bamnoli.
05:00 p.m. – Hi-Tea & Snacks
05:30 p.m. – Setting up the Campsite
06:30 p.m. – Enjoy the Sunset
07:00 p.m. – Campfire Starts
09:00 p.m. – Dinner
Campfire continues (‘Early to Bed’ people can choose to call it a day by 10:00 p.m.)
Event Day 2
06:00 a.m. – wakeup call & time for morning Ablutions.
07:30 a.m. – Wind up the Campsite.
08:00 a.m. – Breakfast
09:30 a.m. – Start the Return Journey to Pune.
12:30 p.m. –Reach back to the Starting point.
Fees – INR 2200/-
(Minimum INR 1500/- to be paid in advance to confirm your booking. This amount will be non-refundable.)
• Transport by Non AC High Back Private Vehicle (Pune-Bamnoli-Pune)
• Boating Charges (Bamnoli-Vasota-Bamnoli)
• Forest Permissions
• 2 Breakfasts, Pack-Lunch, Dinner, Tea
• Stay in Tents
• Expert Trek Leads from Sahyavede.
• First aid kit available
• Dinner on Previous Night & Lunch on Return Journey to Pune, Cold drinks, Mineral water, etc.
• Private orders of Tea, Breakfast, Meals etc.
• Personal expenses of any kind.
• Insurance Coverage.
• Medical expenses other than “First aid”.
• Any other charges not mentioned in “Fees Include“.