Rohida Fort (Vichitragad) Trek

Posted: October 11, 2016 by Sagar Wasule in Travel, Trekking
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So rainy season had started and we were planning for quick trek to some nearby fort. After some googling we shortlisted Rohida fort also called Vichitragad as our trek plan on 23rd July 2016. This fort is near bhor about 65km from Pune. Rohida is accessible by state transport bus which has good connectivity till Bhor from Pune swargate bus stand, but we prefer to have a bike ride till the base village Bajarwadi. The trekking path starts from the hillock west of the Bajarwadi Highschool. The route is very safe and wide. There are no trees on the trekking route.

Rohida Fort

Rohida Fort

Difficulty Level: Easy

Ascend Time: 0:49:49

Descend time: 0:35:27

Recorded Height of trek: 337m = 1105.64 ft.

Fort Height: 3650 ft. above sea level

Rohida Fort under fog during monsoon trek

Rohida Fort under fog during monsoon trek

Reaching Rohida Fort : To reach on Rohida, the route is Pune – National highway 4 – Cross first toll plaza and drive till Narayanpur – Take a right turn for Bhor village (from under flyover) – Drive till Bhor – Take right turn at the T junction in Bhor village – Drive till Shivaji statue – Take a left turn– Drive for 4 km till khanapur village – Take a right turn at khanapur village – Drive till Bajarwadi village – Park your vehicle at the school.

View from the top - Rohida Fort

View from the top – Rohida Fort

During our visit weather was cloudy with drizzle which made it perfect trek.

It took us around 5hrs starting from Pune and back again, so it makes a good visit if anyone has half a day with him to explore some around pune.


Rohida Fort View

Rohida Fort View

If you have been there do share your experience as well.

Happy & safe Trekking.

  1. Rahul says:

    How is the road condition for car ?


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