One Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Trip by Cab

One Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Tour by Cab
One Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Tour by Cab (courtesy: kushagradhall)

Lohagad Fort was an important part of the kingdom of the Maratha ruler, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. It is located about 50 kilometers from Pune, located near Lonavala, atop a stunning hill, making it only 2 hours away by road from Pune. With a significant historical value, it is a haven of archaeological beauty. You can plan a one day Pune to Lohagad fort tour for a rejuvenating break away from the stress of routine life.

Beautiful places such as Lohagad Fort 4 Gates, Mahadev temple, Vinchu Kada, Laxmi Kothi Gunfa, and 16 Koni Talav can be covered in just a day’s trip to this mesmerizing hill fort. The trek to the fort will be a mixture of adventure and scenic beauty. During the monsoon season, lush greenery amplifies your experience further. One day Pune to Lohagad Fort tour by private car is ideal for those looking for amazing memories with family or friends at an affordable budget.

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Highlights of Pune to Lohagad Fort Tour by Cab

  • Full-day Lohagad Fort tour from Pune
  • Duration: 8 to 12 hours
  • Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
  • Pickup & Drop: Pune Hotel / Home
  • Places Covered: Lohagad Fort 4 Gates, Mahadev temple, Vinchu Kada, Laxmi Kothi Gunfa, and 16 Koni Talav.

Package Price for 1 Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Sightseeing by Cab

Honda Amaze Sedan Car for One Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Trip
Amaze / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan

₹ 4,799/-

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga SUV Car for One Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Trip
Maruti Ertiga
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 5,799/-

Toyota Innova SUV Car for One Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Trip
Toyota Innova
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 5,999/-

Toyota Innova Crysta SUV Car for One Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Trip
Toyota Innova Crysta
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 6,599/-

Tempo Traveller Mini Van for One Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Trip
Tempo/ Force Traveller
12 Seater / LCV

Price on Request

Mini Bus for One Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Trip
Mini Bus
22 – 28 Seater / LCV

Price on Request

Book your 1 Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Tour Package!

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What’s included

  • Pick and drop from Hotel / Home in Pune
  • Cab for Lohagad Fort sightseeing from Pune as per the above Itinerary

What’s not included

  • Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places at Lohagad Fort
  • Vehicle Parking Charges
  • Toll-gate Charges if any
  • Driver Allowance
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation at Lohagad Fort
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

What to Expect on your Lohagad Fort Trip from Pune

What to Expect on your Lohagad Fort Trip from Pune by Cab

One day Lohagad Fort tour from Pune by cab is an exciting and fun-filled adventure trip. The tour starts early in the morning from Pune so that we reach the fort on time. As it is situated atop a 4,000 feet high hill, we will trek along the trail. Once you reach the top, marvel at the majestic views of the surrounding hills and valleys.

The highlight of this tour is witnessing the four gates of Lohagad Fort – Ganesh Darwaza, Narayan Darwaza, Hanuman Darwaza, and Maha Darwaza. Each gate has historical importance and offers insight into a different era in time.

The next stop is the Mahadev Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple has idols of various deities and a Nandi bull at the entrance. Spend some time in peaceful prayer before you move ahead.

Afterward, take a walk on Vinchu Kada, an artificial pathway built by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj that connects Lohagad and Visapur Forts. As you go through this scenic path, enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding region and get lost in its natural beauty.

Also, explore Laxmi Kothi Gunfa, which houses ruins from the 18th century, along with 16 Koni Talav. The lake was once home to crocodiles. However, today it serves as a picnic spot. At the end of the day, we will drop you at your place of stay in Pune.

Itinerary of One Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Trip

Pickup from your Hotel in Pune at 7:00 AM

S.NoSightseeing PlaceRecommended Duration
1Lohagad Fort 4 Gates60 minutes
2Mahadev Temple40 minutes
3Vinchu Kada,40 minutes
4Laxmi Kothi Gunfa50 minutes
516 Koni Talav40 minutes

Drop back at your Hotel in Pune by 7:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the tourism places near Lohagad Fort listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. In order to include any other sightseeing place, guests can check with their cab provider while booking this Pune to Lohagad Fort city tour by private car.

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Places to visit in and around Lohagad Fort in one day by private car from Pune

Discover the magic of a one-day Pune to Lohagad Fort tour as we unveil the finest attractions within this historic fort’s embrace. Here, amid the echoes of a bygone era, you’ll find yourself spellbound by the blend of history and nature.

Amidst the verdant landscape and against the backdrop of the Sahyadri mountains, you’ll uncover the essence of Lohagad Fort in a day, leaving you with unforgettable memories.Here are some of the popular places to visit in one day in and around Lohagad fort, on your trip from Pune:

1. Lohagad Fort 4 Gates

The Lohagad Fort has four gates- namely Ganesh Darwaja, Narayan Darwaja, Hanuman Darwaja, and Maha Darwaja, which serve as the entrance to the fort. The thick teak doors of the Ganesh Gate are studded with spikes to repel elephants, and the gate is the first of four arched entrances that straddle the stairs leading to the peak. 

On your left, not far from the Narayan Gate, the second gate, are a few tiny rock-cut caverns that were likely utilized by the Marathas to store their millet and rice. The third gateway is called Hanumant Gate, and according to historical evidence, it may be the oldest of the group, having originally served as the fort’s primary entrance. The Maha (or Great) gateway, the biggest of all the gateways, is the last one in the sequence. Don’t miss out on the grandeur of Lohagad Fort  Gates during your one-day sightseeing tour from pune by private taxi.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the stunning beauty of the four beautiful entrance gates.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week 
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

2. Mahadev Temple

Explore the allure of Mahadev Temple on your one-day tour from Pune, a must-visit destination for every traveler. The temple of Lord Shankar Mahadev, is situated at the top of the Lohagad Fort. The entrance to the temple is preceded by Nandi, who is considered the holy bull of Lord Shiva. The temple was built around the mid-18th century. Inside the temple, there are idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. A separate shrine is also dedicated to Lord Ganesha and other Hindu deities.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Look around at the splendid beauty of the Western Ghats after offering prayers to Lord Shiva.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week 
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

3. Vinchu Kada

Experience the remarkable beauty of Vinchu Kada on your Pune to Lohagad Fort full-day trip,  Vinchu Kada literally translates to  Scorpion’s Tail or Scorpion’s sting. It is a narrow, moss-covered fortified region in the Lohagad Fort area. It is a historical site that juts out from the main area of the fort. Therefore, an extra 15-20 minutes of walking is necessary to reach the edge. A hiking trail through this area to Visapur Fort can provide you with views of thick green forests and a captivating view of the entire valley.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the historic pathway and enjoy splendid views of the region.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week 
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

4. Laxmi Kothi Gunfa

The Laxmi Kothi, is located directly outside the fort and functioned as a safe location for the treasury during the heyday of Lohagad. A local legend claims that Lomesh Rishi formerly lived in this cave and that a separate passageway extended beyond the back wall into his own chamber.

These caves may have been created by the Pandavas, according to another local legend. It is a fairly big cave that can hold roughly 50 people without feeling crowded. This cavern features a lot of “rooms.” Thus, eager hikers can find shelter in this cave.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Visit the ancient cave and marvel at its grandeur.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week 
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

5. 16 Koni Talav

Eager to experience the enchantment of Sola-Koni Talaav on your one-day tour? The Sola-Koni Talaav, or the 16 Koni Talav, is a 16-edged pond believed to have been built in the Peshwa Era by Nana Phadnavis, decades after Shivaji was no more. Located on the foothills of Lohagad Fort in Lonavala, the pond has been used to store water since ancient times. The main purpose of this pond was to provide drinking water for the locals and for agricultural purposes.

16 Koni Talav is also known for its scenic beauty, attracting many tourists from all over India. The pond also provides a great spot for bird watching as it is home to many exotic species of birds.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Enjoy a breathtaking view of the surroundings.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week 
  • Entry Fee: No entry fee

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Things to Do on your Pune to Lohagad Fort Tour by Car

Things to Do on your Lohagad Fort Tour from Pune by Car
Things to Do on your Lohagad Fort Tour from Pune by Car (courtesy: kushagradhall)

Lohagad Fort is a great destination for trekkers and hikers who can explore the fort’s rugged terrain through various trails and paths. With its dramatic landscapes and stunning backdrops, Lohagad Fort provides ample opportunities for photography enthusiasts to capture amazing images.

What to Shop during your One Day Pune to Lohagad Fort Sightseeing Trip by Car?

When shopping during your one day Pune to Lohagad Fort by cab, there are a few items you should definitely consider bringing home. First and foremost, don’t forget to purchase some souvenirs from the fort. There is a wide variety of keepsakes available commemorating your visit, including t-shirts with graphics of the fort, mugs emblazoned with the name, keychains, and magnets featuring the iconic structure.

What to Eat during your Full Day Lohagad Fort Sightseeing Tour from Pune by Taxi?

There are several small shops available at the gate of the Fort. Famous dishes that are a must try while visiting Lohagad are Maharashtrian Thalis which are served by several dhabas and restaurants on the way to Lohagad. However, one point to keep in mind is that there are no big food joints at the base of the Fort. Therefore it is advised for trekkers to carry their own food when planning for a day’s trekking.

Terms & Conditions

Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 day Pune to Lohagad Fort city tour package. Ideally this full day tour package cannot be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places during this Lohagad Fort same day trip from Pune, they can check the possibility of the same with the above listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.

We recommend our guests to stick to the time spent at each tourist attraction in Lohagad Fort as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Please also note that if a particular sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it may not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with listed cab vendor before you book the tour.


Is there any possibility to add / remove tourist places in this Pune to Lohagad Fort sightseeing tour?

Ideally, no. However guests can check if it’s possible to customize the tour with the above listed Pune cab vendors before booking the trip. Additional charges might apply.

Tourists interested in trekking must visit Lohagad Fort, as it is one of the easiest treks near Pune. It is an apt choice for an exciting one day Pune to Lohagad fort tour by private car. Traveling by a rental car and driver makes the journey easy and convenient.

Not to forget, Lohagad fort is also the perfect spot for sightseeing and photography so that you can make the most of your trip and capture memories without stressing about transport.


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