Who We Are?

Our Vision

“To serve our clients with enhanced travel experience by providing quality Services that address their Travel needs, through the most efficient arrangements so that customer loyalty, superior financial results and excellent customer satisfaction can be achieved”.

Firasti Group at Shivneri Fort

Mission statement

Aspire to be the market leader for heritage travel experiences to Maharashtra. Lead with professionalism, pride, efficiencies, and profitability.

Firasti’ mission and passion are to host tourists all over Maharashtra, India and the world to explore the glorious history of Maharashtra. Our success is measured by participants who choose to return again and again with us, and who encourage their friends and family to experience the country for themselves. We are deeply committed to be the benchmark in service excellence, offering educationally and experimentally enriching programs and innovative content with added value at competitive prices.

Our Core Values

Most companies have a mission statement. For many, they are just words. Read below to see how Firasti lives and breathes its mission statement.

Meet the founders

Shantanu Paranjape


Shantanu is a budding Chartered accountant. He is a commerce graduate. Shantanu has co-authored a book on travel places in Maharashtra and he is avaid reader of history books.

Anurag Vaidya


Anurag is a IT professional and has co-authored a book on travel places in maharashtra. He is independant History Researcher. He  has travelled to more than 200 forts in Maharashtra.

Meet the team members

Prajakta Degaonkar

Digital Marketing Head

Prajakta is an MBA marketing student. She has a passion for history and heritage. Also, she has completed courses like temple architecture, Iconography and numismatics. Also know about digital marketing. Prajakta is a life member of Bharat Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal, which is one of the famous institutes in Maharashtra. 

Chinmay Pandit

History guide

Chinmay Pandit is a Sanskrut expert and currently working in a publishing company. He is currently studying on Satvahan History and have a keen interest in ancient history of Maharashtra.

Chaitra Godbole

Trek leader

Chaitra is a budding company secretary and a kathak  dancer but apart from these she is a total adventure freak where she enjoys visiting forts. She is a talkative person and you will never get bored in her company.

Chaitanya Sahastrabuddhe

Trek leader

By profession Chaitanya is a physiologist but he likes to trek. He is a recent addition to our team. Well, I wont tell you much about him. You should definitely trek with him. He will teach you some awesome stretches too..!

Suprasad Puranik

History guide

Suprasad is a budding writer and has authored two books on history of Pune. He has a great knowledge about Pune city and can show you various colors of Pune through his vast knowledge. He is little shy in nature but when he shares history, he gives you everything he has.

Shreyas Godbole

Tech support

Shreyas has provided a continued tech support right from the start. The website is the creation of shreyas. He is currently working with a MNC as a software developer and he also likes to trek. He and Shantanu has together travelled to many places.

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