Plan A Quick Trekking Trip To Lohagad Fort With Your Gang

Lohagad Fort

What Makes It Awesome?

One of the most magnificent forts of Maharashtra is the Lohagad Fort with two natural ponds, two artificial ponds, a Shiv temple, a Dargah and a valley view of the famous Pawna Lake. Located at a height of 3,400 feet, this fort has also found its way to the UNESCO world heritage site. Known for its scenic location, this fort is a magnet for travelers, nature enthusiasts, trekkers and hikers. The best time to visit the fort is anytime between February and June. For those planning to spend a night there, there are multiple resorts, villas and hotels near the fort including Green Velvet Resort, Countryside Resort, Treasure Island Resort etc. And the popular luxury resort - The Machan - is only about 10 kms from the fort. How To Reach: Malavli is the nearest station to the fort. It's the one after Lonavala. So, you can more or less board any train which heads to Pune. Or you can directly drive it up via the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. It's an approximate 3 hours drive. Parking is available at both Bhaja Caves and Lohagad Fort.

Pro Tip?

You will find bhajis, bhutta, and chai at the base of the fort.

Lohagad Fort