Bhatkanti - Pune, Forts, Trekking

Bhatkanti: Sinhagad

Sinhagad is 25 Kms. from Pune. Sinhagad is a favorite Picnic Spot for Puneits. It is famous for trip - lovers as well as for the trekkers - especially for Katraj to Sinhagad trek . Sinhagad is 700 mtrs. High but can be reached by vehicle also.

Now a days, Sinhagad is famous for fan lovers. But it has historical importance and who will forget the brave Tanaji Malusare, Shelarmama and their historic battle. You can see Tanaji's samadhi on the fort. The bungalows of Lokmanya Tilak and famous Marathi Poet G.D. Madgulkar ( Ga Di Ma ) are also located on the fort. Dev Take - famous tank with sweet and cold water - is popular amongst the tourists. Sweet curd, Buttermilk, Kanda bhaji and Pithle-Bhakari of Sinhagad is the main attraction for the people. The samadhi of Rajaram Maharaj can also be found on this fort.

The tower of Doordarshan -Mumbai is also there on Sinhagad. This tower provides reception to Pune region. You can see the Panshet, Khadakwasla and Varasgaon dams and Torana fort also. The view of entire Pune city looks wonderful. The trip Pune - Sinhagad is very intensity because of the Ghat to Sinhagad and one must enjoy the trip.

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