The Fort is situated on a hill, Irshalgad Fort height is 3700 feet above sea level, Fort trek grade is difficult, Base Village Irshalwadi from where the trek begins, It will take one hour from Irshalwadi village to reach the fort. Accommodation Facility Not available on top of the fort, food facility can be arranged from Irshalwadi. Drinking water not available during the trek.
The Fort is located in between Matheran and Panvel in Maharashtra. It is a sister fort to Prabalgad. The area of the fort is not large but there are several water cisterns cuts from the rock. There is a water tank on the route from Irshal Plateau to the peak. To reach the top of the pinnacle it is essential to have artificial rock climbing equipment. From the top, you can see the forts of Prabalgad, Matheran, Chanderi, Malanggad, Karnala and Manikgad.
By Train nearest Railway Station is Karjat then by private vehicle to Base village, From Panvel S.T bus or private vehicle are available till Chowk phata, By Road Distance from Mumbai is 80 Km and from Navi Mumbai it is 45 km & Pune it is 116 km.