Kothaligad Trek
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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Rs. 995
Plus Valley Adventure
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  • Duration in Days
  • 20
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  • Trip introduction

    This easy trek is a perfect day adventure for beginners looking to explore the Sahyadris in the rainy season. It's an easy trek with some steep sections, and will take you to 3100 feet. From here, you'll get spectacular views of the forts of Bhimashankar, Rajmachi, and Prabalgad. The trail is green and beautiful, and you'll come back with muddy feet, drenched clothes, and plenty of happy memories!


    Also known as the Peth Fort, the Kothaligad Fort is located in Karjat, 133 kms away from Pune. As it is surrounded by a forests, this trek is a delight to undertake, especially in the monsoon when the greenery is at its best. At the top of the trek, you'll find a small fort topped by a pinnacle that is carved from within, which is a unique feature of this fort. You'll also see a cave and a water tank at the top.

    Destination highlights

    • Enjoy this easy day trek in the monsoon
    • Explore an ancient fort and a steep pinnacle
    • Take fabulous pictures of the rains over the green Sahyadris

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the team leader.

    Smoking, consumption of alcohol, narcotic drugs etc. is strictly prohibited on the Kothaligad trek.

    Cancellation policy

    Over 10 days prior to departure of the Kothaligad trek: 90% refund for cancellations

    6-10 days prior to departure of the Kothaligad trek: 60% refund

    3-6 days prior to departure of the Kothaligad trek: 40% refund

    NO refund will be made if cancellation is made within 3 days prior to the departure date of the Kothaligad trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The supplier reserves the right to change/cancel the Kothaligad trek without prior notice if deemed necessary.

    Any event cost is exclusive of any kind of insurance or medical coverage/benefits.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Kothrud, Pune
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    Drop off point
    Swargate, Pune
    Mode of transport
    Private vehicle
    Start point
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    End point
    Time of departure
    05:30 AM
    Time of return
    08:30 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    6 hrs
    Total distance covered
    10 kms
    Start point elevation
    2030 feet
    Maximum elevation
    3100 feet
    Minimum elevation
    1840 feet
    Average per day distance
    10 kms
  • Day 1 of the Kothaligad trek: Trek to Kothaligad Fort and back

    Report to the Plus Valley office in Pune in the dark hours of the morning, around 05:30 hrs. You'll board private vehicles and set off to Kothaligad, stopping en route for breakfast. You'll arrive by about 08:00 hrs. After a short briefing session, your Kothaligad trek begins. You'll navigate forested pathways criss-crossed with stone paths, and hike up gentle slopes to arrive at Kothaligad. Explore its natural surroundings, its famous fort and its gorgeous views before settling down for lunch. By 15:30 hrs, start descending to Peth, and board vehicles to drop you back to Pune. You'll arrive in Pune by 20:30 hrs. Trip ends here.
    /Kothaligad Fort Trek Maharashtra Karjat India Trekking Activity The Great Next Adventures Look at the gorgeous Kothaligad Fort hoisted on a mountain carpeted with lush greenery!

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    End point
    Day start time
    05:30 AM
    Trekking distance
    10 kms
    Trekking time
    6 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

    • Transportation by private vehicle from Pune to Pune
    • Tea, breakfast and packed veg lunch
    • Trek guide
    • Safety equipment
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes
    • Cold drinks or mineral water etc.
    • Private orders of tea, breakfast, lunch or dinner
    • Personal expenditure of any kind
    • Insurance coverage
    • Any medical expenses other than 'first aid'
    • Any other charges not specifically mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Full sleeves t shirt
    • Full trekking pants or jeans
    • Warm jacket
    • Windcheater or raincoat
    • Trekking shoes with good grip
    • One extra pair of clothes
      What not to Wear
    • Sling bags, side bags, suitcases, trolley bags
    • Sandals, chappals, floaters
    • Expensive jewellery or watches

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Trek guide
    • Vehicles to transport you to and from the trek points
    • Safety equipment if needed
      You need to get
    • Identity proof
    • A backpack with all essentials packed in a plastic bag
    • 3 liters of water
    • Camera
    • Binoculars
    • Torch with an extra pair of batteries
    • Tissues
    • Small hand towel
    • Sunglasses
    • Raincoat
    • Cap
    • One extra pair of clothes
    • One extra pair of socks

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Kothaligad trek: Trek to Kothaligad Fort and back

    Your trip ends before night fall.

    Your single day trekking package includes a vegetarian breakfast enroute to Peth, followed by a packed vegetarian lunch at Kothaligad fort.


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  • Marker on map shows trip start point.