Spend a day with Nature, Mumbai has so many trekking options. Treks and Trails India visit many such locations throughout the year with trekkers of all ages here is our list.
Based near Panvel City Prabalgad was destined to become a hill station but due to absence of water during peak summer season. Prabalgad hill station project was cancelled it is located opposite to Matheran and visible from Matheran Dam or Lions Head point Matheran or Sylvia Waterfall Matheran
It takes around two hours from base village Thakurwadi to reach Prabalgad Fort, guides are easily available at Prabal Machi Village. View of Kalavantin Durg a watch tower near Prabalgad is the highlight of the Trek.
Voted by many website as one of the most difficult Fort to sumit. It is not the highest fort but the stone carved steps which lead till the Pinnacle are highly exposed which makes this trek thrilling. This trek can be combined with Prabalgad Fort Trek and Prabalmachi camping
Located near Amby Valley Lonavala this fort attracts few trekkers and travellers though is an easy climb with an excellent view. There is a small lake a top Koraigad. Bus going to Amby Valley are available from Lonavala Bus Station to reach till base village Peth Shahpur.
At 5 k.m. east of Saphale Railway Station and is good for one day outing. One can get a good view of Vaitarna and Surya river. The route is very steep and goes over some rocky portions. On the top there are many water tanks, a monsoon lake and remains of settlements. The fort was mainly used as a watch tower in ancient times.
Tikona in Marathi means Triangle also known as Vitandgad a hill fort near Kamshet. The village nearest to the fort is called Tikona – Peth. The 3500 feet high hill is pyramidal in shape.
The fort is a trekking destination noted for the large doors, the temple of Trimbakeshwar Mahadev, a water tanks seven water tanks and some Satavahana caves. It offers views of Pawna dam and the nearby forts of Tung Fort, Lohagad Fort and Visapur Fort. Pawna Dam Camping is popular activity near Tikona Fort