Anjaneri Fort Trek

Anjaneri Fort Trek Anjaneri fort is believed to be the birthplace of Lord ‘Hanuman’ and hence this place has a huge historical importance. He was the son of ‘Keshari’ and ‘Anjanimata’, hence the name Anjaneri . He was also known as the son of ‘Pavan Dev’. It lies in theRead More →

Mohangad Fort Trek The Mohangad Fort Trek is a type of hill fort that is situated in the Varandha Range of Pune district of Maharashtra, India. History Mohangad fort was built for the protection of the ghats that are the important trade link. During the war of Pratapgad, Shivaji MaharajaRead More →

Bhorgiri Fort Trek Bhorgiri Fort Trek is one of the lesser known forts located near the Bhimanshankar Wildlife Sanctuary in Pune district of Maharashtra, India. Rajgurunagar is the nearest town to this fort. History The history of this fort is not very well documented. Bhorgiri Fort Trek is well connectedRead More →

Chakan Fort Trek Chakan Fort Trek is also known as Sangramgad and it is situated in the Chakan village of Pune district, India. The fort is mostly known for Maratha History. History Chakan fort or Sangramgad is popularly known for its history. On the Chakan Fort, Maratha General, Firangoji NarsalaRead More →

Janjira Fort

The Janjira Fort locally known as Murud-Janjira was built on an island near the coast of Murud in Raigad district. The word Janjira has been taken from the Arabic word Jazeera, meaning an island. History The Janjira Fort was initially made up of small wooden structure in the 15th Century. AfterRead More →

The Sondai fort trek is a situated around 9 km from Karjat in Raigad district. It was built close to the Karjat and Matheran mountain ranges. History The Sondai Fort was built so that it could act as a watchtower for surveillance of nearby areas. It gets its name because ofRead More →

Samrajgad fort trek as seen from the base village

Samrajgad Fort Trek The Samrajgad fort trek is a hill fort trek located in South-West of Murud village. Also known as Danda-Rajpuri, it acted as the main base to attack the Janjira Fort. This fort was built to keep a constant surveillance on the Janjira Fort and so that itsRead More →

Kurdugad fort trek as seen from the base village

Kurdugad fort trek Kurdugad fort trek is a hill fort situated in Raigad district. There is a temple of goddess Kurdai at the base of the fort. The Kurdugad Fort was named after this deity. History The Kurdugad Fort is also known as Vishramgad Fort. It was named after theRead More →

Khubladha Fort Trek The Khubladha Fort trek meaning the great battle, is a coastal fort located near the coast of Thal near Alibaug. It is also called as the Thal Fort. History The Khubladha Fort played an important role in supplying building materials and other supplies while Shivaji Maharaj wasRead More →

Ghosalgad Fort trek is located near the town of Roha. Having a narrow strip of 20 m in width, this hill fort was built to keep a watch on the  business and trading routes around Maval to the sea ports. History Although it is not known whether who built theRead More →