Vasota Weekender Trek & Camping at Bamnoli

Event Information
Age Group
12 and above
Event Date
09-Dec-2016 to 11-Dec-2016
Last Date of Registration
11:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Vasota Weekender Trek & Camping

Difficulty: Easy-Medium

Endurance: Medium

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.

Babukada Cliff.

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)


Previous Night

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.)

Fees Includes

• 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

Fees Excludes

• 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“.

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Contact No.
9850887432, 9850887530, 9850887430
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