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. The Lohagad Killa is connected to the neighbouring Visapur Fort which is at its eastern side by a small range. The range divides the basins of the Indrayani River and Pavana River rivers. Lohagad overlooks the Pavna reservoir, located to the south of the mountain.
The hill extends to the northwest to a fortified spur, called Vinchu Kata Scorpion's tail because of its resembling shape. The four large gates of Lohagad are still in good condition and reasonably intact. The fort has been declared as a protected monument by the Archaeology Survey of India. Best trekking route near Mumbai and Pune for beginners.
Lohagad Monsoon Trek Event details
Monsoon Trek to Lohagad difficulty level: Easy
Endurance Level: Medium
Base village for Lohagad: Lohagad Wadi
Lohgad Fort Height: 3400 ft.
Total time required for climbing: 2 hours from Malavali and 40 minutes from Lohagad Wadi.