Lohagad is one of the most beloved forts of Maharashtra. It offers great landscape and an exciting but easy trek to weekend adventurers looking for some outdoorsy fun. With an altitude of about 3,400 ft, the views from the top are great for photography, but the real fun is in getting to the top. During the monsoon, this trail is dotted with streams, tumbling waterfalls and wild plants and flowers, attracting nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts from all over the state.
Put on your raincoats and trekking shoes, gather a group of adventurous friends and embark on a day trek to Lohagad.
Lohagad Fort lies close to Lonavala, so it's easy to combine the two. The hills around are covered in mist, and heavy rain clouds descend every now and then to drench anyone underneath. From the top, you can see other forts of the region, as well as a sprawling landscape of paddy fields filled with rainwater.
Trek to Lohagad and explore the ruins of an ancient fort. | Go hiking on an easy and adventurous trail. | Photograph some stunning views from vantage points along the way. | Escape from the city for weekend getaway into nature.
Arrive at the Malavali railway station by 08:30 hrs. To get here, you may board a train to Lonavala and change trains to board a local train from Lonavala to Malavali. From here, you'll begin the trek to Lohagad Fort. En route, you'll also visit the Bhaje caves. You'll have plenty of time to explore the Lohagad fort, and take photographs. The descent begins at 14:30 hrs, and you'll end with lunch in Lohagadwadi. You'll be dropped off at Malavali station in shared, private vehicles by about 17:30 hrs. Your trip ends here.
For cancellations made 3 days or more before departure of the Lohagad trek: 50% refund.
For cancellations made 0-3 days before departure of the Lohagad trek: No refund.
No show: No refund.
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Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Lohagad.
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 Lohagad.