Lohagad Fort Trek
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Located deep within the jungles of Maharastra, Lohagad fort, also known as the 'Iron fort' is one of the few forts that you must visit during the monsoon. Not just because of its easy trail, but because of the sheer beauty and scale of it. It's only during the monsoon that you will see clouds of mist wrapped around the fort, and you can expect to get some spectacular pictures.

    This trek to Lohagad is ideal for first-timers as it has a sturdy trekking trail, is not too far from Mumbai, and can be finished in a day.

    Destination

    Situated close to the lush hill station of Lonavala, and only 52 kms northwest of Pune, the Lohagad fort stands at a majestic elevation of 3389 feet. From the top of the fort, you'll be able to see the Pavna reservoir, as well as rolling green hills that stretch into the horizon. One of the best features of the fort is the 'Vinchu Kata', a rampart that stretches out, resembling the tail of a scorpion. You'll be trekking out to the end of this to get the best views.

    Destination highlights

    • See the famous 'Vinchu Kata' or the scorpion's tail-like fortification structure.
    • Do this easy, one-day trek to Lohagad.
    • Trek through lush green trails and monsoon beauty.
    • Catch glimpses of the neighboring fort of Visapur.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco or consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited on the Lohagad trek.

    You must stick with your group at all times.

    No damage should be inflicted on monuments or natural environments.

    You must adhere to the instructions of the trek leader at all times.

    Taking photos or selfie near the edges of cliffs are not allowed.

    Participants are requested to carry trash back to the city and dispose off it in dustbins.

    Cancellation policy

    If cancellation is done 10 days or more before the start of the Lohagad Fort trek: 75% will be refunded.

    If cancellation is done 5-10 days prior to the start of the Lohagad Fort trek: 50% will be refunded.

    If the cancellation is done 0-5 days before the start of the Lohagad Fort trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    If you wish to transfer your booking to someone else, or reschedule to another date, the cancellation policy will apply, and only the applicable refund amount will be transferred or rescheduled.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    In case of injury, damage to self or property or death, Travel Trikon cannot be held responsible.

    Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of cancellation of any event due to reasons beyond control such as natural calamities, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure etc, refund shall be payable with respect to the given refund policy.

    There will be no refunds or discounts given for services unused or missed due to traveller's own fault, negligence or breach of terms.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Kotak Mahindra ATM, near Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East)
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    Drop off point
    Mumbai
    Mode of transport
    Private non-A/C bus
    Start point
    Lohagadwadi
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    End point
    Lohagadwadi
    Time of departure
    05:50 AM
    Time of return
    09:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    3 hrs
    Total distance covered
    5 kms
    Start point elevation
    2047 feet
    Maximum elevation
    3389 feet
    Minimum elevation
    46 feet
    Average per day distance
    5 kms
  • Day 1 of the Lohagad trek: Mumbai to Lohagad Fort and back

    At 05:50 hrs, meet at the Kotak Mahindra ATM near Pritam Hotel in Dadar East. You'll board a private bus with the other trekkers, and will be driven to Lohagadwadi. You should get there by about 10:00 hrs, and will be eat breakfast and attend a short briefing session. By 10:45 hrs, you'll set off on your trek to Lohagad fort. You'll get to the top in about 2 hours, where you can spend some time exploring the fort, taking photographs, and eating lunch. By 14:30 hrs, you'll begin your descent. It only takes an hour to get back to Lohagadwadi, where hot tea and snacks are waiting for you. You can relax a bit here, and then by 17:00 hrs, you'll board the bus to head back to Mumbai. You'll get to Mumbai by around 21:00 hrs. Trip ends here.
    /Lohagad Fort Trek Maharashtra Monsoon Trekking Adventure Activity Sports Mountains Hills Nature Trekkers exploring the mossy moist, intricate interiors of the Lohagad Fort.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Mumbai
    End point
    Mumbai
    Day start time
    05:50 AM
    Trekking distance
    5 kms
    Trekking time
    3 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Transport from Mumbai-Lohagadwadi-Mumbai by private non-A/C bus
    • Trek guide and expertise
    • Breakfast and evening snacks
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Personal expenses such as soft drinks
    • Lunch

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Raincoat or wind cheater
    • Comfortable trekking clothing, long-sleeved t-shirt and pants
    • Good trekking shoes
    • Socks
    • Cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Scarf
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Gloves
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Slippers or sandals
    • Sling bags

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Trek guide
    • Technical trekking equipment, if required
    • Transport by private non-A/C bus to base village and back
      You need to get
    • ID card
    • 2 ltrs water bottle
    • Camera
    • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
    • Extra snacks and biscuits
    • Clean napkin or small towel
    • Haversack or backpack with rain cover
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Torch
    • Packed lunch (compulsory)

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Lohagad trek: Mumbai to Lohagad Fort and back

    Your trip ends before night fall.

    Do make sure you carry your own packed lunch today. You'll be provided with vegetarian breakfast and evening snacks, both at the Lohagadwadi village. You will also have basic facilities such as washrooms and changing rooms at the base. You'll be transported by private non-A/C bus from Mumbai to Lohagadwadi, and back to Mumbai.

    Food

    Breakfast
    Snacks
    Food variations
    Veg
  • Marker on map shows trip start point.