Chavand fort trek is a medium level trek 110 kms north of Pune and 190 Kms from Mumbai. Steep stairs trek from chavandwadi village take you to the fort top. chavand fort trek information in detail is given below:
How to reach chavand fort?
Distance from Pune: 115 Kms
Distance from Mumbai: 190 kms
Google map has a pretty clear route map from Mumbai or Pune to chavand fort. Just search for “chawand fort, maharashtra” in google and google will guide you to this fort.
Chavand fort trekking information:
Base of the trek: chavandwadi village
Best time to trek: Winter (September to March)
Height: 3400 feet.
Difficulty level: Easy
Drive to the base village of the chavand trek called chavandwadi village. Be reminded that there are not things available in the village so please buy waterbottle or medicines or anythings which you might need on the trek before the village itself.
Camping on Chavand fort trek:
Like other forts in Maharashtra, chavand fort at the hill top also has caves. However, these forts are often occupied with the rats. These rats often get attracted towards food stuff. So on the trek be careful with your foods. try to cook or have snacks away from your tent. Try not to use the caves for night stay. Use tents and put the food materials away from the tent. Know what kind of tent you need on such trek.
About chavand fort:
The Chavand fort is located at the edge of Bhimashankar wildlife sanctuary and nearer to Manikdoh dam. chavand trek is located at a hillock which almsot makes it look impregnable. Chavand fort is a part of Sahyadris range hillf of Maharashtrra. Like other forts, this fort was also built by Shiva ji.
Places of interest around Chavand fort:
- chavanda devi temple
- Manikdoh dam