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  • Trip introduction

    Get away from the noise of the city life and travel to the peaceful interiors of Maharashtra on this one-day trek to Korigad Fort. Beginning at a small base village near the foothills of the Western Ghats, you'll embark on an easy, 1-hr trek to Korigad Fort that will take you through rich greenery layered over rock-strewn hills. Your route will take you over 510 steps carved into the mountain side to reach the pinnacle of Korigad Fort. At the top of Korigad, you’ll explore the old ruins of the fort and visit its newly renovated Koraidevi Temple and other smaller temples of Vishnu and Shiva.

    A short trek over relatively easy terrain, this trip through the rural wilderness of Maharashtra is perfect for fit beginners as well as experienced trekkers.

    Destination

    The Korigad Fort is a steep hill fort that was built by Shivaji Maharaj in the 15th century. Located in the midst of the foothills of Western Ghats at an elevation of 3,028 feet, the fort of Korigad is accessible via 510 steps carved into the mountain side. After making your way to the top, Korigad Fort offers breathtaking views of surrounding hills and valleys. With old ruins, pillars, walls and cannons decorating your route to Korigad Fort, you’ll take a trip down history as you explore the lush greenery and dense forests.

    Destination highlights

    Get away from the city life and trek to Korigad Fort. | Catch stunning views of surrounding mountains. | Trek through the rough terrain of countryside Maharashtra.

    Activity Details

    2047

    3028

    2021

    2 km

    2 hrs

    2 km

    Trip details
  • Trek to Korigad Fort!

    Arrive at the Lonavala railway station at 08:30 hrs. Here, you'll board shared vehicles and head towards the base village near Peth Shahpur. After a short, scenic drive, you'll arrive at the base village and have breakfast over a briefing session and a round of introductions. Begin the trek to Korigad Fort and climb uphill on trails surrounded by patches of lush greenery and the cooing of birds in tall trees. You'll climb through about 510 steps to reach the fort and explore the ancient temples of Koraidevi, Vishnu and Shiva as well as visit the nearby lakes. By afternoon, you'll make your way back to the base village to have lunch. Travel back to Lonavala railway station and arrive by late afternoon. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Arrive at the Lonavala railway station by 08:30 hrs, from where you'll be transferred to the base village near Peth Shahpur in shared vehicles. Today's meal package includes breakfast, lunch and evening snacks. Breakfast will be served at the base village before beginning the trek. You'll return back to the base village for lunch. Evening refreshments will also be served.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Lonavala

    Lonavala

    06:00 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch | Snacks

    Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 21 days or more before departure of the Korigad Fort trek: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 16-21 days before departure of the Korigad Fort trek: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 8-15 days before departure of the Korigad trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 0-7 days before departure of the Korigad Fort trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction costs.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during this trek to Korigad Fort.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during this trek to Korigad Fort.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Lonavala-Lonavala in shared vehicles

    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • Meals consisting of breakfast, lunch and evening snacks
    • Services of an experienced trek leader
    • Basic first aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel between base city and Lonavala

    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Adventure travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Trekking shoes
    • Windcheater or jacket
    • Shirt/t-shirt and track pants/shorts
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Denim jeans
    • Flip-flops/slippers

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • Basic first aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle (2 litres)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Electral or Glucon D
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Insect repellent
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific or prescribed medicines and medical kit.