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Sinhagad
 At a Glance
Trek Sinhagad
Alias Kondhana
Type Hill Fort
District Pune
Height above mean sea level 4320 ft (1317 m)
Base Village -
Minimum Duration 1 day
Region Pune
Transport Kalyan to Pune (road/rail, ~ 150 km)- Sinhagad (road, 25 km)
Time to reach the top (Motorable road takes you to the top)
Water Availability Potable water available on the top
Best season to visit Anytime
Sights to visit Darwaja, Rajaram Maharaj Samadhi, Lokmanya Tilak Bunglow, Tanaji kada etc.
Difficulty Rating Simple
Shelter  
 Location
Sinhagad hill


This a very famous fort known in the vicinity of Pune. From Pune, it is easily seen because of the TV tower's on the top of the fort. One has to reach Pune by train/ road and then to Sinhagad by road (~ 25 km).
 
 Precaution
  No special precaution is needed.
 
 Sight Seeing
Tanaji Malusare's Samadhi





The fort is famous for the story of Tanaji Malusare, a trustworthy sainik of Shivaji Maharaj, who climbed up the fort from where no one could have imagined. He ultimately bought the fort in Swarajya but had to sacrifice his life. His Samadhi is foud on the fort.
 
 
Lokamanya Tilak's bunglow



Lokmanya Tilak, a great Indian freedom fighter also spent some time on the fort and his bunglow can still be seen.
 
 




Rajaram maharaj's (Son of Shivaji Maharaj) samadhi also can be seen on fort
 
 Note
   All references regarding duration of trek and transport are given with respect to Kalyan, which is about 50 km north-east of Mumbai.
 Contact
   cdeepan@gmail.com                        Deepan Ashok Choudhary
   abhijit.avalaskar@gmail.com            Abhijit Ulhas Avalaskar
   Last updated on : 1st Dec 2005