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Trek to Peth - Kothaligad

Kothaligad (also called Kotligad or Kothligad) is a small Fort (3100 ft) is situated to the east of Karjat near Karjat - Murbad Road in the Indian state of Maharashtra. 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.

There is a small temple and large cave at the base and a chimney like tunnel (see image) to the top of the fort. This pinnacle is carved from inside forming a staircase reaching the top.

There is a tank of water at some distance from the cave and another one at the top of the fort. This tunnel is the high point of the trek, with its funnel like structure and steps along the inside in a steep ascent to the very top.

Date: 28th June 2015
Duration: 1 Day
Difficulty Level: Easy
Location: Kothaligad, Peth, Karjat
Type: Weekend Trip

Itinerary : -
06:00 Hrs – Start Journey from private non A/C bus from Thane
09:00 Hrs – Reach Ambivali Village and have Breakfast
09:30 Hrs – Start trek to the top of Kothaligad
11:30 Hrs – Reach Top of Kothaligad, Explore the Fort and Lunch
14:30 Hrs – Start descend to the Peth Village
15:00 Hrs – Start Journey back to Thane
18.00 Hrs – Reach Thane

Total Cost of the tour (per person): Rs. 1,200/- (With private non A/C bus)

Cost Includes:
- All technical equipment's and gear
- All meals (Breakfast & Snack Pack)
- Transportation as mentioned above
- Mentioned activity (subject to change depending on the prevailing weather conditions)
- Services of Krazy Explorers Instructors

Cost Excludes:
- Lunch
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any other expense not mentioned in the cost includes column

What to bring along
- Water bottle (1 Ltr) with water (compulsory)
- Personal Photo Identity (compulsory)
- Rain Gear (compulsory in Monsoon)
- Wear comfortable full cotton casual top and full cotton trouser (recommended)
- Wear good rubber-soled shoes (recommended)
- Sunhat or Cap
- Sun glasses with retainers
- Personal Medication (if any)
- Camera with sufficient batteries and film / memory cards (optional)
- Chocolates and dry fruits as pocket snacks (optional)

For further details and booking please send an email on krazyexplorers@gmail.com or call:

Chintamani: 9619902606
Pramod: 9004310081

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