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How to reach to the top (of Sinhagad)

By on May 4, 2008 in Wisdom | 5 comments

I have decided to share my experiences and tips that will help you reach the top of Sinhagad. [For the clueless, Sinhagad is one of the forts of Shri. Shivaji Maharaj (king), located at about 22 kilometers from the city of Pune]. The road that takes you to Sinhagad is obviously called as ‘Sinhagad Road’ (useless information, eh?). So, my friend Gautam phoned me at 11:30 pm yesterday and asked if I’d be interested in trekking @ Sinhagad. I thought for a second and said “Yep”. He asked me to be ready by 4:30 am and he’d come to pick me up at my place. I guess the oldies in Pune love the Sinhagad trek. Gautam informed me that by the time we start our trek, we’d see people coming back from the trek. 60% of the crowd I spotted on my way to the top (of Sinhagad) was 40-45+. Now here are few tips for the first timers – 1. If you are a software engineer who gulps kiloliters of coffee...