Lohgad Fort Trek

लोहगड- Lohgad Fort
Lohgad is the most popular trek in the monsoon. Thousands of tourists visit on every weekend in the monsoon season.
How to Reach : There are three ways to reach Lohgad from Pune. its around 70/80 km from Pune.

1.Via Local Train - Take the Pune to Lonavla local train. Get down to Malavali(मळवली) Station then get out walk to left exist of the station. Inquire the route to shops nearby.  It is around Six km walk towards the fort. It is a vehicle road, so in good condition. You will reach first in Bhaje (भाजे ) Village. Then trek will start on ascending way! The trail is in good conditions, now vehicle goes by this road to the base of Lohgad.

There are Parking and restaurant facilities are available at Bhaje village. There are Bhaje Caves and Bhaje Waterfall are there. 
It will take one and half hour to reach Lohgad from Bhaje.

2.Via Mumbai Highway - Pune- National Highway to Mumbai- Talegaon-Vadgaon-Kamshet-Left turn to Kale Vasti-Pawna Dam-Dudhiware Khind(Pass)-right turn- rough road-Ghera Lohgad-Lohgad base village

3.Via Paud / Pavna Dam - Pune-Pirangut-Paud bus stand -right turn - Chhale-Kolvan-Hadashi-Javan-Tikona Peth-Kalewasti-Pawna dam-Dhudhiware khind(Pass)-right turn- rough road-Ghera Lohgad-Lohgad base village.

Food n Water : Veg-non veg food available on the base village.There are many small restaurants are run by local villagers. Bottled water available too. Maharstrian snacks like Vadapav, Kandabhaji, Pohe etc. are very tasty. Full meal also be prepared by order. 
On the weekdays of other than monsoon, few restaurants are opened. 

Stay : Stay facility is available at the base village to the local homes. The ample place is there on the top of the fort.

Parking :

About Trek - This is very Simple trek from the base of the fort. The trek is suitable for all the ages. It will take 20/30 minutes to reach on the top. To explore the fort one hour is essential. The complete cloud cover can be experienced in the monsoon season. 

What to See:

Best Season to Visit -
Since its a simple trek you can visit anytime of the year. Monsoon is the best with clouds on the top.

Precaution :

Nearby Tourists Attraction:

How to Reach : 
1) Pune-Pirangut-Paud-Left Turn Kolvan-Hadashi-Javan-Tikona Peth (Base)- Tikona fort (Total 75 KM)
2) Via AH47- Pune- Talegaon-Vagaon Maval-Kamshet-Left turn leave highway- to pawana nagar- Kale Vasti- Left Turn- Tikona Peth (Base Village)- Tikona fort (Total70KM)  

Food n Water : 
No Food and water on the top. Better to carry food. Lemon juice and tea stall may be there on weekends of Monsoon.
Water and Tea are available at the base village i.e. Tikona Peth. Marathi snacks like Kandabhaji, Pohe, Vadapaw are available on small local restaurant are there at the base. 

Google Lohgad (left)-Visapur (right)

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