Mrugagad fort trek

Mrugagad Fort Trek Mrugagad fort trek is a small fort and it is located in the Raigad District of the Maharashtra in India. It is known for it’s unique shape and it lies in the Sahyadri ranges. The base village is known as Bheliv and the fort is also referredRead More →

Panhaledurg fort trek as seen from the base village

Panhaledurg Fort Trek The Panhaledurg fort trek is a hill fort situated in Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is a small fort that was mainly built to keep a watch on the enemy approaching Raigad. History When the Raigad Fort was being constructed, Shivaji Maharaj built a chain of fortsRead More →

Mirgad fort trek as seen from the base village

Mirgad Fort Trek The Mirgad fort trek or Songari fort trek is situated in Pen in Raigad district. It is named after the Mir mountain, on which it was built. History In 1662, a battle took place between Mughal Sardar Namdarkhan and Shivaji Maharaj in order to acquire the area aroundRead More →

Tandulwadi fort trek

Tandulwadi Fort Trek Tandulwadi Fort trek is located near Saphale in Palghar, Maharashtra. Tandulwadi fort is in ruins and it’s a series of structures spread over the top of the mountain. It offers great view of the surrounding towns of Saphale, the Zanzorli lake, and the confluence of the SuryaRead More →

Ghangad Fort Trek as seen from the Ekole village

Ghangad Fort Trek Ghangad fort trek is situated about 30km from Lonavla-Khandala in Maharashtra. It is about 100 km from Pune in Maharashtra state and is an important part of the Pune district. The fort has been restored by Shivaji Trail group with the help of local villagers. Restoration workRead More →

Manikgad fort trek as seen from the base village

Manikgad is located in Raigad district of Maharashtra. It was built to look upon the trade route from Maval (Pune) to the coastal ports. The mountain looks spectacular and looks easy but requires a high level of endurance of the trekker for long walk. Manikgad fort is situated near VashivaliRead More →

prabalgad fort as seen from prabalmachi

Prabalgad fort trek lies between Matheran and Panvel. It is clearly visible from Mumbai-Pune highway with it’s distinct shape. It was also known as Muranjan and Pradhangad. It stands tall at about 700m (2,300 ft) in the Western Ghats. History Prabalgad was built to watch over the ancient ports ofRead More →

Kalavantin Durg as seen from prabalmachi

Kalavantin Durg fort trek lies between Matheran and Panvel. It is just opposite to Prabalgad fort and clearly visible from Mumbai-Pune highway with it’s distinct shape. It is considered to be one of the most dangerous fortress because of it’s approach from steep rock cut steps. History Little is knownRead More →

Vikatgad-peb-fort-trek-cave

Peb or Vikatgad Fort trek is located 19km from Karjat, in Raigad district of Maharashtra. This fort lies in the same range as  Malanggad, Tahuli Hill and Chanderi fort of the Matheran Range of the Sahyadris. Vikatgad is a very popular one day trek.  The trail passes through a deep forestRead More →

harihar fort trek as seen from the base village

Harihar fort, also known as Harshagad is a fort located 48 km from Igatpuri. It is about 40 km from Ghoti in Nashik district, of Maharashtra. It was constructed to look upon the trade route through Gonda Ghat. It receives many visitors because of its peculiar rock-cut steps which offersRead More →