Korigad fort trek is 90 Kms West of Pune and 110 Kms SE of Mumbai. Korigad fort trek information, situated near Aamby valley, is given below in full details:
How to reach Korigad fort trek?
Distance from Pune: 90 Kms
Distance from Mumbai: 110 Kms
Search for “Peth Shahpur” village on Google maps and Google maps will guide you to the last point of the Motorable road. If you see any route through Aamby valley, do not take that route as security guards at Aamby valley would not allow you to pass through the Aamby valley to Korigad fort. So better search for peth shahpur village which is the base of the hill trek. Once you reach to the base of the trek, you can take help from local villagers to go to the hill top.
Korigad fort trekking information:
Base of the trek: Peth Shahpur village
Best time to trek: Winter (September to March)
Height: 3050 feet.
Difficulty level: Easy
Time to trek: Half an hour to one hour
Once you park your vehicle at Peth Shahpur, You can ask about the trail from the villagers. There is a clear and wide trail to Korigad fort. You might also see a lot of vehicles parked at the base of the Peth Shahpur village on weekends. After you walk a little bit on the trail, you will see rock-cut stairs and sometimes steep as well. Do not worry about that. Even children do this trek. While doing Korigad fort trek, you will relish the Aamby valley view on the way.
Camping on Korigad fort trek:
Korigad fort is basically flat at the top. So it should be an ideal ground for camping. However, in the night be careful of the winds and try to take shelter against the wind from some structure at the top.
Places of interest on Korigad fort trek:
- Two big ponds inside the premises of Korigad fort.
- Korai Devi temple at the top
- Beautiful view from the top of the Aamby valley