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Monsoon Masti at Kothaligadh

Trip Type Trekking
Difficulty Moderate
Date Sunday, 26 July 2015
Highlights :
  • Pinnacle of the Peth fort with internally carved stairs
  • Bhairoba Mandir
  • Bhairoba Cave. This cave is well-sculpted and accommodate 30 to 40 people
  • Water cisterns
  • Bastions of the fort well in condition
  • From the Fort top we can have glimpse of Bhimashankar, Rajmachi, Dhak and Siddhagad
Starts from Rs. 699

Kothaligadh is situated in Shahapur taluka, Karjat district, at a height 3100 ft above sea level. This fort is also known as Kothaligad because of the internally excavated stone masonry that forms a funnel shaped staircase leading to the pinnacle of this mountain top.

History: This fort is very small in size but was used as an ammunition storage and defense station during Sambhaji Maharaj’s era. This fort is surrounded with other forts like Bhimashankar, Rajmachi, Dhak, Sidhhagad and Prabalgad.

  • Board 6: 16 Am Karjat Fast Local  & Reach Karjat 8:10 Am 
  • Proceed to the Base village by Local Transport (25 KM from Karjat Station)
  • Reach Base Village by 9.15am , Breakfast at base village.
  • Start the trek by 10.00 am.
  • Reach Pethechiwadi. Explore the village and interact with its people
  • Spend some time on plateau, splash about in the natural water pools
  • Final Push for the Summit. Reach the top by 12.30pm
  • Lunch , Fort exploration ,Summit Snap  and Start descending by 2pm.
  • Reach Base Village by 5.30pm
  • A Cup of Hot Tea & Pakoras to finish the trek 
  • Reach back to Karjat by 7.00 pm.
  • Board Train back home. 

Transportation from Karjat to Ambivali and back again .

Tea , Breakfast , Evening Refreshments & Packed Lunch

Trek Lead  & Expertise Charges

Dinner

Personal Expense

Anything other than mentioned above