1 Night / 1 Day
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Kothligad Night Trek | Bhatakna The Journey Bhatkanti
About the Event
Hiking is a bit like life.
The journey only requires you to put one foot in front of theother…again and again and again.
And if you allow yourself the opportunity to be present throughout the entirety of the trek,
you will witness beauty every step of the way,
not just at the summit
A very good option for one day trek near Mumbai, Kothaligad also called Kotligad or Kothligad or Peth cha Killa is a small Fort approx 3100 feet high, situated to the east of Karjat near Karjat – Murbad Road. It is one of the famous treks in the Karjat area around Mumbai, because of its small height and easy climbing. It is also known as the Fort of Peth because of its vicinity to Peth village at its base. Peth is a great place to trek near Mumbai there is a small temple and large cave at the base and a chimney like tunnel to the top of the fort. This pinnacle is carved from inside forming a staircase reaching the top.
There is a tank of water at some distance from the cave and another one at the top of the fort. This tunnel is the high point of the trek, with its funnel like structure and steps along the inside in a steep ascent to the very top.Peth is visited by many trekkers for night trek around Mumbai in summer; accommodation facility the cave on the fort is the best place to spend a night.
Kothaligad Trekking point near Mumbai is an ideal one day trek in monsoon. This fort stands in the company of various other forts like Rajmachi, Dhak, Siddhagad and Bhimashankar. Drinking Water Facility: There are many a cisterns and tanks on the fort, but the one near the cave is reliable.The pinnacle of the Peth can be seen from the village. It looks like a filed surface. On reaching the top of the fort, we see caves carved in huge rocks. The first one is the cave of Goddess, besides which is a water cistern and the last one is the specious Bhairoba cave. A flat floor and well-sculpted pillars are specialty of the cave. Along the Bhairoba cave, steps are carved leading the pinnacle.
Four Five potholes and some cannon balls are scattered in the fort. Kalwawantinicha Mahal, Nagfani, Siddhagad, Malanggad, Chanderi, Prabalgad, Manikgad, and Matheran all these surrounding historical places are visible from top of the fort Peth. If you are looking for places to trek near Mumbai Peth Fort is a good option.
Kothaligad (Peth) night trek difficulty level: Medium.
Base village for Kothaligad (Peth) : Peth village/Ambivali village.
Total time required for climbing Kothaligad (Peth) fort: Maximum 2.5 hrs from Ambivali.
Duration: 1 Day and 1 night.
Kothaligad (Peth) fort height: 3100 ft. (approx.).
Cost for Kothaligad Trek
Cost without transport: Rs. 499/- per person
Cost with transport: Rs. 799/- per person