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  • Trip introduction

    Kothaligad Fort, also known as the Peth Fort, is one of the most popular monsoon treks of Maharashtra. On this trek, you’ll trek to an elevation of 3,100 feet and catch spectacular views of the Sahyadri mountain ranges. At the top, you’ll also explore the old ruins of Kothaligad that consist of ancient temples, caves, pillars and cannons. This trek is a bit unique since it takes you over steps carved into the pinnacle, from within the rock, and not on the outside as most other forts of Maharashtra.

    Perfect for trekking enthusiasts planning a weekend getaway, this trek takes you on a relatively easy trail that is perfect for fit beginners as well as experienced trekkers.

    Destination

    Located at an altitude of 3,100 feet, Kothaligad Fort, also known as the Peth Fort, is situated in Karjat in Maharashtra. Surrounded by lush green forests, the trail to this destination is a delightful one. It is also surrounded by other forts such as the Bhimashankar, Rajmachi, Dhak, Sinhagad and Prabalgad, so you can expect wonderful views all around. The intricate carving inside the rocks are sure to amaze you and the scenic views of mountains and hills will delight you.

    Destination highlights

    Trek to Kothaligad and explore some of India's most intricate craftsmanship. | Catch amazing morning views of the Sahyadri mountain ranges. | Climb up to an elevation of 3,100 feet and scale the Kothaligad Fort. | Explore the old ruins of a historic fort that include caves, temples and walls.

    Activity Details

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    Trip details
  • Trek to Kothaligad!

    Arrive at the Karjat railway station by 07:40 hrs. Here, you'll meet your fellow trekkers and board private, shared vehicles that will take you to Ambiwadi, the base village of the trek to Kothaligad. At Ambiwadi, you'll have breakfast over a session of introductions and briefing. Begin trekking to the Kothaligad Fort and reach the top of the fort. You'll spend some time at the fort explore the old ruins, admiring mountain views and visiting the Bhairoba temple.

    Begin the return trek back to Ambiwadi. En route, you'll stop at the village of Pethwadi to have lunch. At the base village, you'll board vehicles that will drive you back to Karjat. You'll arrive at Karjat railway station by 18:00 hrs. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Arrive at the Karjat railway station by 07:40 hrs. Travel to the base village of Ambiwadi will be arranged in shared, private vehicles. Today's meal package includes breakfast and lunch. Your trip ends at the Karjat railway station by 16:00 hrs.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Karjat

    Karjat

    07:40 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch

    Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations more than 21 days before departure of the Kothaligad trek: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 15-21 days before departure of the Kothaligad trek: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 7-14 days before departure of the Kothaligad trek: 50% refund.

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

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Kothaligad.

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

    Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Kothaligad.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

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

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

    A basic level of health and fitness is required to book this trip. If you have any cardiac or respiratory conditions, or suffer from knee or spinal problems, please inform the tour operator and consult your doctor before booking the trek to Kothaligad.
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    • Trekking Kothaligad Peth Fort Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kothaligad Peth Fort Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kothaligad Peth Fort Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kothaligad Peth Fort Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kothaligad Peth Fort Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kothaligad Peth Fort Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kothaligad Peth Fort Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next

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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Karjat-Karjat in shared, private vehicles

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

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between base city and Karjat

    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages etc.
    • Travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • T-shirts/shirts and track pants/shorts
    • Trekking footwear
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Floaters or sandals

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private vehicles for transport from Karjat-Karjat
    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • Basic first aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Napkins
    • Water bottle
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit