Located near Lonavla, Visapur is a majestic fort at an elevation of 3556 feet above the sea level. Adorned with caves and reservoirs of water, the Visapur was a prominent fort of the Maratha Empire. The ruins of a large stone house can be still observed which operated as the home and palace of Peshwas.
There is also a huge stone carving of Hanuman- a Hindu god and a patron deity. There are also several temples dedicated to Hanuman all over the fort.
Hike up to the fort to get a glimpse into the reminisces of the Maratha empire and get a breath-taking view of the valley!
- Hike can be tiresome and not suitable for infants, pregnant women, senior citizens and people with medical problems.
- Wear rainy jacket and comfortable shoes.
- Guided tours are periodically arranged but enquire well-in advance.
- Entry is free.
- Open 24 hours.
- Best visited during day time.
- Car and then hiking.
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24.77% of people who visit Lonavala include Visapur Fort in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
53.85% of people start their Visapur Fort visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Visapur Fort
76.32% of people prefer walking in order to reach Visapur Fort
Totally recommend this place for a group or family trekking. However just make sure you leave early morning or go in monsoon so that you don't catch the sun above your head at the top and make the most out of this beautiful place.
Moderately tough trek, half way is jungle track and the remaining is climbing rocks. Once u reach the top it's a big plateau. Two structures in ruins are there. One can walk along the fort wall...view is beautiful. Many tanks filled with water are there. These tanks are a result of stones dug out to construct fort. We carried enough water n eatables with us . Good trek when with a group.
Near Kamshet, this fort makes for a nice one day trip. Roads leading up to the fort is nice and scenic. View from the top of the fort is awesome. Beware of Monkeys though. Don't carry food stuffs with you while you climb, then the monkeys will not bother you.
Best place for monsoon trekking. Don't recommend in sunny days as there is no shading. It takes around 2 hours to reach up. Short trek, will complete in 5-6 hour. Good for solo trekking.
Adventurous trek. Best place for monsoon trekking, Carry some food & water. Respect the place.