Vasota Jungle Trek with Camping
Vasota Fort is also known Vyagrahgad is an ancient hill fort situated amidst the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary at an altitude of 1171 Mtrs above MSL. The name Vyagrah means Tiger. It was named by Chh Shivaji Maharaj considering the natural defense that this fort has received from the nature. The fort is 18 kms away from its base village Bamnoli. This distance is covered by a Serene Boat ride which starts from Bamnoli. The fort is surrounded by water on 3 sides and thick dense forest on one side. Being situated in the wildlife reserve the forest is rich in Flora & Fauna. Many Mammals, Birds & Retiles like Bengal Tigers, Leopards, Indian Gaur, Sloth Bears, Sambar Deers, Barking Deers, Mouse Deers, Indian Giant Squirrel, Heart Spotted, Rufous & Brown Capped Pygmy Woodpeckers, Asian Fairy Bluebird, Crested Goshawk, Indian Rock Pythons, Rat Snakes, Saw Scaled Vipers, Russell’s Vipers, Vine Snakes and Much more.
The Walk through this Jungle is truly worth an experience. Once we reach on the top, this fort never fails to provide satisfaction of completing the trek as it mesmerizes and amazes us with the beautiful view of the Kokan Valley from the top.
Duration: 1 Night 1 Day
Difficulty Level: Easy
Fitness Level: Medium