Korigad Fort Trek

Korigad is a Hill Fort which is located near Peth Shahpur Village in Pune District of Maharashtra, India.

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Korigad Fort Trek
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Korigad Fort

Base Village: Peth Shahpur

Elevation/Height: 3028 Feet or 923 Meters

Nearest Railway Station: Lonavala

Grade level: Easy

Endurance Level: Easy

Time Required to Reach the Top: 45 Minutes

Best Time to Visit: June to January

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View of Pawna Dam and Aamby Valley City
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Historical Stairs at Korigad-Fort
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Korigad Trek Route

Korigad Fort Information

The Korigad Fort also known as Koraigad or Koarigad is located south side of Lonavala. Korigad fort is said to be 1500 years old. The Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj forcibly took this fort along with the forts of LohagadVisapur, Tung and Tikona in 1657. But on March 14, 1818, the British captured this fort from Marathas. There is planned city of Aamby Valley is built over the fort’s southern and eastern side. In monsoon season we can see a spectacular view of water flowing on historical stairs. Koraigad fort comes under the Lonavala Mountain Range. Korigad fort provides a great view of Tung Fort, Pawna Lake and Aamby Valley City.

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Korigad Trek Route
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Korigad Trek Route
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Lord Ganesha Temple Korigad Fort

Korigad Fort Trek Route

Peth Shahpur Village – Jungle Route – Historical Stairs around 300 – Ganesh Darwaja – Korigad Fort Top

Korigad Fort trek route is easy and well-marked till the top of Korigad Fort. Korigad Fort trek begins either from Temple or small forest. It takes just 45 minutes to reach the top of Korigad Fort. Korigad Fort trek is best one-day treks near Mumbai, Thane and Pune. Monsoon season is the best time to visit Korigad Fort. Korigad Fort is the best and ideal treks for beginners and first-timers.

Things to See on Garbett Point Trek: 

  1. Ganesh Darwaja
  2. Small Caves
  3. Koraidevi Temple
  4. Two Small Lakes
  5. Fortification and Bastion
  6. Ambavane Darwaza or Chor Darwaja
  7. Deepmala near Koraidevi Temple
  8. Historical Stairs

Camping / Accommodation Facility: There are many hotels in Lonavala and Aamby valley city. We can also do camping near Peth Shahpur Village.

Food / Water Facility: There are many hotels in Lonavala, We can easily get food and water. There are some small hotels near Korigad fort, so you don’t need to worry about that. 

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Korigad Fort Waterfalls
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Breathtaking View From Top of Korigad Fort
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View of Tund Fort

How to Reach Korigad Fort

Get down at Lonavala Railway station. Lonavala can be easily reached from Mumbai, Pune and Thane. From Lonavala railway station, we have to walk 10 minutes to reach Lonavala Bus stop. There are only two buses are scheduled which will drop you at Peth Shahpur Village, one at 9.00 am and another at 10.00 am. There is no share vehicle available to for Peth Shahpur Village. We have to go via private jeep which will cost around Rs. 1000 for one side. It is advisable to travel via your vehicle or Try hitchhiking. 

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Korigad Fort Bastion
Korigad Fort Trek
Korigad Fort Trek

 

Total Cost of My Journey

  • Thane to Lonavala (By Express Train): Rs. 50
  • Lonavala to Peth Shahpur(By Bus): Rs. 40
  • Lonavala to Peth Shahpur(By Bus): Rs. 40
  • Thane to Lonavala (By Express Train): Rs. 80

Bus Time Table: 

Lonavala to Peth Shahpur Village: 9.00 am, 10.00 am

Note: the Last bus from Peth Shahpur to Lonavala is scheduled at 3.00 pm. After this, there is no public transport available, you have to try your luck for hitchhiking. 

Places to Visit near Korigad Fort:

  1. Lohgad Fort
  2. Visapur Fort
  3. Ghangad Fort
  4. Lion’s Point
  5. Bhushi Dam
  6. Tung Fort
  7. Tikona Fort
  8. Tilbaila Trek
  9. Pawna Lake Camping

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