Type: Hill forts Fort Range: Karjat District: Raigad Grade: Medium Height: 3100 ft.
Kothaligad is more commonly known as the fort of Peth because the village of Peth is situated at its base. 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 awater cistern and the last one is the specious Bhairoba cave.A flat floorand 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.
The tentative itinerary for the Trek is as given below:Catch the 4:30 pm cst-karjat fast local. People who live on slow track station please come ur nearest station
Time table are as follows:- Karjat Fast local CST:09.26 pm Byculla:09.33 pm Dadar: 09.40 pm Kurla: 09.47 pm Ghatkopar: 09.51 pm Mulund: 10.03 pm Thane: 10.07 pm Dombivali: 10.20 pm Kalyan: 10.29 pm Karjat: 11.19 pm
Meeting Point: Karjat Station – 11:20 pm 11:30 pm: We will proceed to the base village Ambivali by tum-tum or private vehicle. 12:30 am: Reach Ambiwali, Introduction round Ascend Reach pethwadi by 1.30 am 02:30 am: Reach to the top 03.00 pm: Off to sleep
06:00 am: Wake up call, Sunrise view, Explore & Photography 06.30 am. Start Descend Breakfast at Pethwadi 09:30 am: Reach Base Villages 10:00 pm: Leave for Karjat by bus/ Private Vehicles 11:30 pm: Reach Karjat and take local to Mumbai.
Members are requested to take return ticket till karjat by their own.
Board the second last compartment from Karjat side which is the second one from CST side. Everybody will board the same local and we meet in the train itself
The cost of the trek will be Rs. 750/- per head.
Includes:- Transportation from Karjat to Karjat, Breakfast and tea Guide & expertise Charges
Excludes:- Any personal expenses Any other charges non mentioned above.
Things to be carried: Identity proof. Wind Cheater a must Sleeping bags, bedsheets, mattress, A bottle of water (Atleast 2 Ltrs), Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc. Medicine those if u require usually (Optional) Good trekking shoes, A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. Please avoid wearing GOLD and other ornaments.
Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet. Double pack your valuables in plastic bags Note: Kindly carry 1 Identity proof at least for the trek. We shall travel together as a group. We all are going for an adventurous activity. Do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments. Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelry, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking. For all these events you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or even local people. Due to the Monsoon season, we recommend you to please take care of every place while walking /climbing/trekking. No plastic littering on the way or in hills/mountains.
Rules and Regulations: 1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. 2. Sleeveless, low neck, figure-hugging shirts/skirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed. 3. Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry (at own risk).