TAT-One day interesting trek to peth (kothaligad) trek on 22nd march 2015.
Little Info About The Fort:-
Type : Hill forts
Fort Range : Karjat
Grade : Medium
Height : 3100 ft.
Trek Leader : Prakash Patil
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.
We will be returning to Mumbai by 8-9 pm tentatively.
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)
Things to be carried:
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
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