Overview

Adventure Geek invites you for One day trek to Lohagad Fort

One of the easiest fort treks in the Sahyadri, Lohagad is a promising adventure nevertheless. Its sturdy walls, gigantic gates, and stone-cut stairs form a unique design that can be observed from above.
The ‘Vinchu kata’ or the scorpion’s tail-like structure of the fort is what sets it apart from other forts in the vicinity. Ancient Buddhist caves of Malawli and Bhaje can be seen on the way to the fort. Other than this, the fort also has a Durgaah and a Laxmi Kothi that can be explored. Lohagad Fort is situated in Lonavala and can be accessible after a trek from its base village- Lohagadwadi.

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12 Hours Available on request
Highlights
  • Easy trek
  • Monsoon trek
  • One day trek near Lonavala
  • Child Friendly
Itinerary

 Lohagad Fort Trek Detailed Itinerary
Meeting Point
06.00 am  Sanjay gandhi National Park,Borivali East 
Bus Journey start by 06:10 am

Pick up Point:-
06.25am: JVLR Junction
06.50am: Sion Station
07.30am: Vashi Toll Naka
07.45am: Panvel and leave for Lohagad fort 
09.30am: Reach Base Village of Lohagad fort & Have fill your tummy with breakfast
10:00 am: Introduction & Start the trek toward Lohagad
12:00 pm: Reach the top, explore the Lohagad fort
01:30 pm: Start descending to the base village of Lohagad 
03:00 pm: Reach base village of Lohagad and Enjoy delicious Lunch 
04:00 pm: Leave for Mumbai from Lonavala
08:00 pm: Reach Mumbai tentative

Things To Be carried:
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Identity proof (must)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.(optional)
A bottle of water (at least 2 Ltrs) Compulsory
TORCH with extra batteries Cap, etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Camera(Optional)
A good trekking shoes, extra pair of flotters, extra clothes.
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried....so that one has one's hands free while trekking.
Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet. Double pack your valuables in plastic bags.

Rules
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No Smoking, tobacco, and alcohol
Be a group - it's not a race
NO littering please...we are educated 
The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

JAI HIND

 

Lohagad Fort FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Lohagad Trek 2020 | Lohagad Fort Trek | Monsoon Trekking

A Monsoon trek to Lohagad Fort, have one of the most amazing experiences. Its the iron fort, one of the strongest forts of Sahyadris. Lohagad Fort Trekking.
Lohagad is one of the many hill forts of Maharashtra state in India. Situated close to the hill station Lonavala and 52 km northwest of Pune, Lohagad rises to an elevation of 1,033 m above sea level. The fort is connected to the neighboring Visapur fort by a small range.
Situated at the height of 3400 feet, Lohagad Fort is a UNESCO world heritage site and formidable fort about 52 kilometres away from Pune.
Lohagad Fort means Iron fort in Marathi, situated close to the hill station of Lonavala Khandala and 52 km northwest of Pune.
Lohagad Fort, literally meaning iron fort, is a historical citadel perched atop a hillock at an elevation of 3400 feet. Situated in the Sahyadri range of Lonavala.
Lohagad Trek. A trek back in time machine to a period of Satavahana, one of the well preserved forts of maharashtra dating back to 30 BC.
Lohagad Fort was built in the 18th century and is an ideal destination for trekking and nature lovers, especially from Pune and Mumbai.

How can I go to Lohagad trek from Mumbai?
How To Reach Lohagad Fort from Mumbai By Public transport: Board any express Train going towards Pune, then alight at Lonavala Station then take a local train towards Pune and alight at Malavli Station from there either you can take a sharing auto to Lohgadwadi VIllage or else Walking.

How do I get to Lohagad?
There are two methods of reaching Lohagad fort. One is by trekking from Malavli Station toward base of stairs to Bhaje Caves and then to village Lohgadwadi which is the base to climb Lohagad fort. This would take about 2.5 to 3 hrs for a fit person. Another method is to get shared taxi from Lonavala Bus Stand.

How many steps are there in Lohagad fort?
Lohagad fort has around 250 to 300 steps, although not all the step sizes are similar.

Who built the Lohagad fort?
It is believed that Lohagad fort was built in the 14th century and then the reign of the fort was handed over to Malik Ahmad in 1489. Lohagad fort was ruled by many dynasties during different periods, Satavahanas, Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Yadavas, Bahamanis, Nizams, Mughals and Marathas.

How can I reach Lohagad fort from Thane?
The fort is near Lonavala. One can reach there by taking a local train from Lonavala and get down at Malavali Railway Station i.e next station or can go directly from Lonavala by some public transport to the fort's base village which is approximately 12 km. Lohgad Fort is about 6.5 km from Malavali Railway Staion.

Where is Lohagad situated?
Lohagad. Lohagad (iron fort) is one of the many hill forts of Maharashtra state in India. Situated close to the hill station Lonavala and 52 km (32 mi) northwest of Pune, Lohagad rises to an elevation of 1,033 m (3,389 ft) above sea level.

When was Lohagad fort built?
Lohagad Fort was built in the 18th century and is an ideal destination for trekking and nature lovers, especially from Pune and Mumbai.
Lohagad or the Iron Fort Trek in Lonavala is a typical choice if it's your first trek considering the easy grade. Enjoy the fog and lush green scenery in monsoon.
Best guide to hike Lohagad Fort by public transport in low budget from mumbai and pune. best fort to hike for first timers.
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The trek route to Lohagad is pretty much straight forward. Bhaje village is where one could start the trek to Lohagad fort. Bhaje is about 6 kms from Malawli.

 

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Traveling by private bus Non-A/c
  • Sanjay Gandi National Park,Borivali, Dadar  to SGNP, Borivali
  • Morning Breakfast
  • Lunch at Lohagad Fort Base Village
  • Expertise Charges
  • Entry Fees
  • First Aid Kit

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Anything not mentioned in inclusion
  • Personal Expenses