Going on a trek with a group has enthusiasm. In Short trek is an adventure which basically means to climb or walk on a mountain to its highest peak and explore the beauty of it. Treks are mostly preferred on Winter’s and Monsoons. All of the treks have different difficulty level. So below are Top 10 locations trekking in Maharashtra everyone must visit.
Before we begin, Things one will definitely need on a trek like, Enough water, Extra pair of clothes, trek shoes, Cap, Camera (optional) healthy snacks etc. So below are Top 10 location for trekking in Maharashtra which everyone must visit.
1. Trek to Duke’s Nose Point
Difficult level Medium
It is located in Lonavala and near from Khandala Railway Station. The is also known as Nagphani.Also this point
has lots of activities such as hiking, trekking, rock climbing etc. At the top of peak there is a temple located.
Visitors can get amazing view of Sahyadri peaks.
2. Trek to Korigad Trek
Difficulty level hard
Korigad is also called as Koraigad is a hill fort located above 20 km south of lonavala in Pune District. This fort is located 3028 ft above sea level.
The fort was conquered by MARATHA Ruler Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.As per History british tried to capture the fort once but couldn’t succeed.The closest way to reach the fort is through Peth Shahpur village.
3. Trek to Tikona fort
Difficulty level Hard.
Tikona fort is also know as Vitangad, The fort is located near kamshet town which is around 60 km away from pune.
A village Tikona-Peth is nearest to the fort. The fort 3500 ft above sea level. And the fort is similar to a shape of a pyramid. Near Tikona fort a temple of Trimbakeshwar Mahadev exist.
Closest way to reach Tikona fort is through Tikona peth village through Kamshet town.
4. Trek to Harihar fort
Difficulty Extremely hard.
Harihar fort also known as Harshagad is located 40 km away from nashik city. Easiest way to reach the fort is from harshewadi village.The fort is 1120 ft above sea level.
As per a video going for this trek is very risky.
5. Trek to Rajgadh
Difficulty level easy
Rajgadd fort is situated in Pune. The fort was the capital of Maratha Empire, under the rule of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. This fort is located around 60km away from south pune. The fort lies 4154 ft above sea level. This fort has a lot of historic events. Mostly visitor prefer this trek for monsoon season.As per some reviews, the fort cannot be explored in a single day.
So one can also stay overnight.
Highly recommended location for trekking in Maharashtra
6. Trek to Prabalgad
Difficulty level: medium
This fort is located between matheran and panvel which resides under Raigad District.This fort stands at 2300 ft. After climbing
to its peak, viewers can easily spot Mumbai-pune highway and ulhas river.
7.Trek to vikatgad (peb fort)
Difficulty level easy.
This fort is located 19-20 km away from karjat,Also this fort is connected to chanderi fort and Tauli hill. This trek famous for one day trekking. Easiest way to reach the fort is through Matheran town which is 8 km far from Neral.
Idol of Lord Hanuman is placed in the fort.
8. Trek to Rajmachi (One of best place for trekking in Maharashtra)
Rajmachi fort is a historical fort located in sahyadri mountains.Rajmachi can be climbed through two locations, Karjat and Lonavala. This trek does not consist of hard level of climbing but, to climb the whole mountain via foot can take minimum 3-4 hours.
I’ve personally completed this whole trek till top and it almost took 3 hours. Also there was no huge waterfall present. The view from top is fabulous
Tip :- To complete this trek one must have a lot of strength to walk.
Highly recommended for Top 10 trekking location in Maharashtra
9.Trek to kalsubai
Difficulty level : Medium
Kalsubai is a mountain located in Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary.This trek is quite famous for trekkers. It stands with a height of 5400 feet above sea level and is the highest point in Maharashtra.
The popular route to reach this fort is arrive to a base village name bari.
Also Bhandardara dam is located 6km away from fort.
10. Trek to lohagad
Difficulty level Easy
Lohagad fort is close to hill station Lonavala. Lohagad stands a height of 3389ft above sea level.
This fort can be reached from pune and fort is slightly connected to Visapur fort.
Mostly trekkers prefer this fort in Monsoon season.
So that’s all folks, These were my pick of Top 10 location for trekking in Maharashtra. Probably lots of foreigners travel here for search of heaven. Maharashtra has the best locations for trekking in India
Do comment if you’ve visited any above them.
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