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Location

Lohagad

Lohagad Fort means Iron fort in Marathi, situated close to the hill station of Lonavala Khandala and 52 km northwest of Pune, Lohagad rises to an elevation of 1,033 meters or 3,389 feet above sea level. It is believed that Lohagad fort was built in the 14th century and then the reign of the fort was handed over to Malik Ahmad in 1489.The Lohagad Killa is connected to the neighboring Visapur Fort which is at its eastern side by a small range.
The fort has been declared as a protected monument by the by Archaeology Survey of India. Best trekking route near Mumbai and Pune for beginners. This fort offers aerial views of Karla, Bhaja caves and Pawna Lake. The highlight of Lohagad fort trek is the 'Vinchu Kata' fortification resembling a scorpion's tail. This structure situated outside of the main section of the fort and requires an additional 15-20 minutes of walking to reach the edge. The durgah is another major landmark within Lohagad which is located near Maha Darwaja.

Things to see at Lohagad Fort 
The fort has 250 to 300 steps Climb to up.The first door is called Ganesh Darwaaja. The second door is called Narayan Darwaaja. The third door is called Hanuman Darwaaja. The fourth door is called Maha Darwaaja.Between Narayan & Hanuman Darwaaja there are two godowns which were used for storage purpose as a granary. After entering the Maha Darwaaja we come across an old 'Dargah'.
Besides the Dargah, there are remnants of the court. Towards right we come across 'Laxmi Kothi' which has many rooms. The treasury of Nana Phadnis was kept here. In front of this place are two cannons. To the western side of the fort is Vinchu Kata. It is 1500-meter-long & 30 meters wide part of the mountain, separated from the main part. Viewing from the fort this area looks like scorpion’s sting and hence it is called Vinchu Kata.
Bhaje caves entry fee= 5 Rs

Accommodation
Hotel the Metropole
Rs.5200/- per person on Twin Sharing basis

Lohagad Lohagad Tomb in Lohagad

Things to Carry

  • 2/3 liters of water
  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars
  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets
  • Good Torch must with an extra battery
  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on the trek
  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters
  • Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet
  • Double pack your valuables/phones in plastic bags
  • Rainwear / Poncho / Waterproof jacket etc. if you don’t want to get wet
  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen
  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine
  • Identity Proof
  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles
  • Cost according to Trek and trails: 800

INCLUSION

  • 01 Night Accommodation at the hotel
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Kalyan to Kalyan

EXCLUSION

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  • We are not holding any room/ seat.
  • Rooms type and rate will be subject to availability at the time of actual booking.
  • Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
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