• Ticket Price: 10 INR
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
    Details
    May
    Open

    Everyday

    06:00 am - 06:00 pm
    Preferred

    Everyday

    06:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Landmark, Hiking Trail, Historical Site,...

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    Address: Thoptewadi, Sinhagad Ghat Rd, Pune, Maharashtra 411025 Show on map

About Sinhagad Fort, Pune

Address: Thoptewadi, Sinhagad Ghat Rd, Pune, Maharashtra 411025 Show on map
  • Sightseeing
  • Hangout

Added 28302 times in trip plans

  • Ticket Price: 10 INR
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
    Details
    May
    Open

    Everyday

    06:00 am - 06:00 pm
    Preferred

    Everyday

    06:00 am - 11:00 am

Reminders of the historic battles of the Marathas follow you while you stumble across the windswept ruins on the Sinhgad fort. This fort, 25 kms outside Pune, is a beloved weekend spot of Punekars and Mumbaikars alike.

Sinhgad is significant for the memorials of Tanaji Malusare and Chhatrapati Rajaram. Rajaram, the younger son of Shivaji was the third coronated king of the Maratha Empire. Tanaji Malusare was a Maratha general who lost his life in the Battle of Sinhgad.

In March 1640, Tanaji with the help of trained Iguanas and his handful trusted soldiers entered the impenetrable fort. Although Tanaji lost his life in the battle, his party recaptured the fort from the Mughals. Mourning the loss of his favorite general who fought like a lion, Shivaji changed the name of the fort from ‘Kondhana’ to ‘Sinhgad’.

You will find a Bungalow of Lokmanya Tilak, one of the earliest progressive Freedom fighters of India on Sinhgad. Ancient spy holes, rugged stone gates, an ancient temple of Godess Kali, a few abandoned cannons is all that remains of this legendary fort.

They say that if you look carefully, you will find old coins scattered from the wealthier days of Sinhgad. You sit gazing into the beautiful, dangerous valleys and wonder how this place looked a few centuries ago.

A meal consisting of Pithla-Bhakri (Bengal gram flour with fresh spices and Jowar bread) from one of the fort shacks is also one of the highlights of a visit to Sinhgad. Do not miss this favorite picnic spot, especially in the winters, when you can munch on sweet corn and have a memorable day with your pals.

You can take a cab or travel the way trek lovers do, you will be bewitched by the pristine aura of this place. Breathtaking views of the Panshet and Khadakwasla dams, layers of green velvet on all the hills around, Sinhagad is as it was hundred years ago.

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Sinhagad Fort Information

  • Start early in the morning if you are going to trek to the top.
  • Carry a stick with you, for balancing while hiking.
  • It can get pricky cold in the mornings, carry warm clothes.
  • Be careful during monsoons, the roads get very slippery.
  • Experience the food at the local shacks. The Kanda bhaji and Pithla Bhakri are mouth-watering.
  • Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicating substances in the area.
  • Do not litter or vandalize the structures.
  • Sinhgad is a fort widely climbed by Trekkers. Many people gather here for celebrations on 19th February, Shivaji’s birth anniversary. 

Sinhagad Fort Tickets Prices

  • Mentioned ticket price is for vehicles only. For trekkers following the other route, there are no entry fees.

How To Get To Sinhagad Fort by Public Transport

  • State Transport buses from Swargate and Shaniwarwada fort.
  • Awasre Wadi bus stop
  • It is recommended to go on your own vehicle.

Restaurants Near Sinhagad Fort

  • Local shacks and stalls
  • Hotel Ratna
  • Sheetal Lunch Home
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  • I'll rather give five star rating if they maintain road. Other than that this one is must visit. If you are visiting pune you should definitely head towards this fort. Especially between July to January. In summer reach over the top before sunrise.

  • Best weekly 3km hill trekking place. You can drive up too.. Wonderful landscapes. Lovely in monsoon. Bird valley at the base..

  • Excellent place... Everyone who visits pune must go..... Know place for historic event. Can spend a day...Relax food... walk trek all kind of enjoyment u will have... My favourite place to relax..trek

  • An awesome historical place to visit. This fort was there at the time of British. They conquered it. These memories are still there you will find old artilleries there. So calm and relaxing. Also road is good and make it a joy ride. Rainy season is best time to visit as everything is green. I have posted both pics...rainy day and sunny day. Its an good escape from city rush.

  • Great hike within an hours drive from the city. Amazing views and good local cuisine options once you make it to the top!

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