Lohgad fort trek is 75 Km west of Pune and 100 Km east of Mumbai. Lohgad fort is a part of Lohagad fort forest. Lohgad trek information is given below in full details:
How to reach Lohgad fort trek?
Distance from Pune: 75 Kms
Distance from Mumbai: 100 Kms
Driving to Lohgad fort:
Just search on google maps for ‘Lohgad Fort, Lohagad Trek Road, Pune, Maharashtra 410406′t and Google maps will show you a road until the base of the Lohgad fort. The road ends in a village and also exactly at the same point from where the stone stairs take you the Lohgad fort. However, the patches of roads are really tough and steep.
Reaching Lohgad fort by train:
Take a train to Malavli station and get down there. From Malavli station, Lohgad fort is almost a walk of around 6 Kms. This route is also called as “Khind Rasta” or “Lohgad Visapur Trek road”. The path is pretty straight forward and Enroute you can also see the Lohgad fort situated at the hill top. You will also come across Bhaja caves while walking towards Lohgad fort. On Weekends, you can find pick ups to Lohgad fort and usually a few locals can be seen on the trek road.
Lohgad fort trekking information:
Base of the trek: Lohgad fort
Best time to trek: Winter (September to March)
Height: 3400 feet.
Difficulty level: Easy
Time to trek: Half an hour to one hour
If you really love trekking or doing some adventurous stuff, you should start walking from Malavli town. Whole of the route is very scenic and Enroute, you can also see Bhaja caves. Else, you can drive to the base of the Lohgad fort; park your vehicle there and use the stairs to go up the fort. Take plenty of water. At the base village of the Lohgad fort, you can find water and snacks.
Camping on Lohgad fort trek:
Lohgad fort is one of the very ideal for camping. There is a lot of flat space at the fort top.
Places of interest around Lohgad fort trek:
- Walls of the fort
- Bhaja caves en route from Malavli
- Vinchu kata at another end of the Lohgad fort