TAT-One day interesting trek to peth (kothaligad) trek on 22nd march 2015.

Little Info About The Fort:-

Type : Hill forts

Fort Range : Karjat

District: Raigad

Grade : Medium

Height : 3100 ft.

Trek Leader : Prakash Patil

Fees:- 500/-

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 itineraryfor the Trek is as given below:-

Meeting Point For Mumbai & Pune people :Karjat railway  Station at 8.00 am.

Catch the 6:10 am cst-karjat fast local. People who live on slow track station please come ur nearest station to catch this local. Time table are as follows:- 

6:10 am CST

6:18 am Byculla

6:24 am Dadar

6:31 am Kurla

6:35 am Ghatkopar

6:50 am Thane

7:02 am Dombivali

7:10 am Kalyan

7:14 am Vitthalwadi

7:16 am Ulhasnagar

7:20 am Ambarnath

7:27 am Badlapur

7:36 am Vangani

7:40 am Shelu

7:44 am Neral

7:52 am Bhivpuri road

8:00 am Karjat

For Pune peoples catch 6:05 am sinhagad express from pune, reach Karjat @7:58.

Afterbreakfast at Karjat we will proceed to the base village Ambivali by bus/tum-tum or private vehicle.

  • Start the trek by 10.00am.
  • Reach pethechiwadi in next an hour.
  • Spend some time on platue; continue the trek.
  • Reach the top in next one and half hour.
  • Lunch , Fort exploration and Start descending.
  • Reach base village in one and half hours.
  • Evening refreshments.
  • Reach back to Karjat by 6.00pm.

We will be returning to Mumbai by 8-9 pm tentatively.

  • 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.
  • Don't miss this local because next local is after 50 min.
  • Everybody will board the same local and we meet in the train itself

The cost of the trek will be Rs. 500/- per head

Rs.500/- is to be paid in advance to book your seat. (Non refundable)


  1. Transportation from Karjat to Karjat,
  2. Breakfast and 
  3. Lunch
  4. Evening refreshments.
  5. Guide & expertise Charges


  1. Any personal expenses
  2. Any other charges non mentioned above.

Things to be carried:

  1. Identity proof.
  2. A bottle of water (Atleast 3 Ltrs),
  3. Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.
  4. Medicine those ifu require usually (Optional)
  5. Good trekking shoes,
  6. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried.

Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.


Suhas Patil

Mobile no. 7276871749 ( also available on whatsaap, if call not answered put msg).


Send your money to following account.

Name: - Suhas Patil

Bank: - IDBI, Mohopada Branch.

a/c no.: - 0784104000033673

IFSC code: - IBKL 0000784

Hurry up..........