Event Name: Kothaligad Monsoon Trek Event Cost: Rs. 849/- per pax Total Seats: 40 Location: Karjat Base Village: Ambivali Height: 3,100 ft Grade: Easy Approximate duration: 2-2.5 Hours Ascend
Hard to miss, this monsoon a delightful trek towards Kothaligad will make your weekend worthwhile. Right from lush green forests, cascading waterfalls and chirping birds, one finds utmost solace and experiences surreal bliss at Kothaligad. As peth is the base village, many recall Kothaligad as peth fort. Being a medium grade trek, any average trekker can conquer the peak. There’s a stair route towards the summit, which adds up to the thrill. On reaching the top, witness a flat floor and well-sculpted pillars that are the key attraction of the cave
Witness historical views of Kalwawantinicha Mahal, Nagfani, Siddhagad, Malanggad, Chanderi, Prabalgad, and Manikgad.
Thrilling stair climb towards the peak
Easy and fun-filled climb that gives lots of memories.
Fort exploration – Canon marks, temples, and Potholes
Kothaligad is a small Fort (3100 ft) is situated to the east of Karjat near Karjat-Murbad Road. It is one of the famous treks in the Karjat area, 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.The locals say that this is not actually a fort but a sort of lighthouse from where the directions were given to know the advancements of the enemy.
Day 1 :
08:15 am : Meet-up at Karjat Station
09:15 am : Reach base village via PVT: Vehicle
09:30 am : Breakfast
10:00 am : Start trekking towards the pinnacle
11:00 am : Reach Pethechiwadi
12:00 pm: Reach the top
12:30 pm: Enjoy lunch and explore the fort as it has a lot to speak about the history
02:00 pm: Start descending
05:30 pm: Reach base village
06:00 pm: Evening Snacks
07:00 pm: Reach Karjat Station
09:30 pm: Reach Mumbai
Train Time Table
06:10 am CST
06:18 am Byculla
06:24 am Dadar
06:31 am Kurla
06:35 am Ghatkopar
06:50 am Thane
07:02 am Dombivli
07:10 am Kalyan
08:00 am Karjat
Local Transport traveling from Karjat to Base village
Food: Breakfast & Evening Snacks
Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges
5% GST Charges
Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
Things to Carry
2 ltrs water
Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & biscuits
Extra pair of clothes
Clean napkin or towel
Raincoat/ Poncho / Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
Please carry personal medicines if any
Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
Please take return ticket till Karjat
Board the second last compartment from Karjat side which is the second one from CST side.
Missing the train means missing the trek, no refunds would be entertained by Travel Trikon
Always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.
Monsoon Safety Measures
Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing
Wear shoes with good grips
Use repellents to keep bugs away
Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand, etc.
Do not stray away from your group during the trek
Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts