Overview/Itinerary

Korigad Trek

Korigad (also called Koraigad, Koarigad or Kumwarigad) is a hill fort located about 20 km south of Lonavla in Pune district, Maharashtra, India. Its date of construction is not known but likely predates 1500. It is about 929 meters above sea level. The planned township of Aamby Valley is built over the fort's southern and eastern foothills. The closest village is Peth Shahpur about 1 km north of the fort. The fort is located about 929 m 3,049 feet above sea level, rising over 200 meters or 660 feet higher than the neighboring valleys. To the east, there lie two artificial lakes part of the Aamby Valley project which later drains into the Mulshi reservoir. There are two lakes on the top of the fort. This fort can be visited at any time of the year. Even a night trek during summer gives a nice experience. There are a lot of camping sites on the fort. There are three temples on the fort which provide ample cover. The Korai Devi temple can accommodate 25 persons.

Korigad Fort History

During 1657 Korigad was captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj along with Tung, Tikona, Visapur, Lohagad Fort and few more. Twelve forts were kept with Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj after the treaty of Purander, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj kept Korigad Fort with him which proves the importance of this fort. March 11th, 1818, Col Prothar attacked this Fort after three days of fighting with Valour by Mavalas, the British blew off the storeroom of ammunition using cannon fire and the fort was lost to British on March 14th, 1818. 

Koraigad Trek Event Details:

  • Korigad Fort Trek Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Korigad Trek height: 3000 ft. (approx.)
  • Base Village for Korigad Fort: Peth Shahpur
  • Korigad Fort Trek Region: Lonavala
  • Korigad Fort Trek photos: available in the photo gallery.
  • Trekker Fitness and Endurance: Medium and BMI under 30
  • Best time to visit Korigad Fort Trek: Monsoon Season
  • Total time required for climbing Korigad Fort: 1-1.5 hour one way
  • Korigad Trek's nearest railway station is Lonavala.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Korigad Trek Type: Fort Trail
  • Distance from Mumbai to Korigad: 107 km
  • Distance from Pune to Korigad: 91 km​

Receive a trekking E-certificate on completion of the Korigad Fort Trek 

 

Cost for Korigad Trek

  • Cost from Mumbai: Rs. 1349/- per person
  • Cost from Pune: Rs. 1299/- per person

 

Korigad Trek 2024 Itinerary

Korigad Trek from Mumbai

Day one

09:30 am - Reach at base village and have a breakfast.

10:00 am - Start ascending.

11:00 am - Reach on top and explore.

12:00 pm - Start descending.

01:00 pm - Reach at base village and start return journey towards Mumbai.

On the way will halt for Lunch. (By your own)

08:00 pm - Approx. arrival at Mumbai. (Depend upon traffic)


Korigad Trek from Pune

Day One

08:30 am - Reach at the base village.

Have breakfast.

09:00 am - Start ascending.

10:00 am - Reach at the top and explore.

12:00 pm - Start descending.

01:00 pm - Reach at base village and start return journey towards Pune.

On the way will halt for lunch. (By your own)

06:00 pm - Approx. arrival at Pune. (Depend upon traffic)

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Attractions near Korigad Fort Trek

  • Amby Valley's luxurious resort and lake
  • Pawna Lake's peaceful and scenic beauty
  • Tikona Fort's historic trekking destination is nearby.
  • Lohagad Fort's historical significance and trek
  • Visapur Fort for another nearby trek.
  • Tung Fort's panoramic views and hike
  • Bedse Caves' ancient rock-cut cave exploration

Best time to visit Korigad Fort?

The best time to visit Korigad Fort is during the monsoon season, when the region experiences heavy rainfall. The fort's historical stairs offer a spectacular view of water flowing down, creating a mesmerizing sight for visitors. Located in the Lonavala Mountain Range in Maharashtra, India, the fort provides breathtaking vistas of nearby attractions such as Pawna Lake, Tung Fort, and Aamby Valley City. The monsoon season brings lush greenery and the refreshing sounds of flowing water, making it a perfect time to explore this scenic destination.

How to reach Korigad fort trek from Mumbai & Pune?

By Rail: The nearest railway station from Korigad Fort is at Lonavala, which is well connected to nearby cities like Mumbai and Pune by rail. From the station, you can hire a cab to Korigad. It will take you an approximate time of 1 h to reach your destination from the station.

Korigad trek in lonavala is a small yet very enticing weekend trekking trip for nature lovers of Mumbai and Pune. Pack your bag, gather friends & hit the trail.

Why should you choose Treks and Trails for Korigad fort trek?

  • Six years of knowledge in managing Korigad Fort Trek with all safety SOP.
  • We were preferred by over 20000 trekkers last year with a 4.7 review rating of 5.
  • We equip one trek leader for every ten trekkers.
  • Female trek leader on each trek
  • Provide an E-certificate on successful completion of the trek. Valid for a lifetime with 99.9 percent availability online.
  • E-certificate is tamper-proof and shareable on social media and leading networking websites.
  • The roadmap includes adventure insurance for every trekker and trek leader for all our treks.
  • We self-operate our treks 
  • Group discounts available

Please Note

  • If you wrongly booked for different date or batch. And you want to change date within 3 days of departure, then transfer charges will be applied which will be Rs. 200/- per person.
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What is included in the tour

  • 1 veg breakfast
  • Mumbai to Mumbai travel by private non-Ac bus (Mumbai Participants)
  • Pune to Pune travel by private non-Ac bus (Pune Participants)
  • Trek Leader Expertise Charges
  • E-certificate 

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Lunch
  • Entry fee for foreign nationals
  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.
Things to Carry
Things to Carry
  • 2/3 liters of water
  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on the trek
  • Good Torch must with an extra battery
  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars
  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets
  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters
  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen
  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine
  • Identity Proof
  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles
  • Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet
  • Double pack your valuables / phones in reusable plastic bags
  • Rainwear / Poncho / Waterproof jacket etc. if you don’t want to get wet

Cancellation Policy and Charges

  • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date 
  • No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If the event gets canceled we will refund "Trek Amount" only.
  • If the event is canceled due to any natural calamity, political unrest or other such reasons beyond our control the same cancellation policy will apply.
  • Refunds won't be issued if you cannot attend the event due to heavy rains, floods, traffic jams, car breakdowns or a personal medical emergency.
  • Your booking cannot be shifted to another date if you cannot attend the event due to heavy rains, floods, traffic jams, car breakdowns, or a personal medical emergency.
  • If your area is prone to flooding, traveling from a flooded area, heavy traffic, heavy rains, missing the train, or any other reason, if you cannot attend the event, we won't issue a refund or shift you to another date.
  • Management won't be held responsible if you are stuck due to heavy rains, traffic jams, personal emergencies or floods during the event.
  • If you are bringing kids, please understand the possibility of getting stuck or delayed. You might have to stay back due to heavy rains, floods, bus breakdowns, and rush at the trekking destination. We won't be able to refund or shift you to another date. You will have to wait it out till the weather clears.
  • Due to bad weather, floods, sudden changes in government rules, and overcrowding at the destination trek, the organizer has the right to change the trekking destination.
  • During the trek , due to any circumstances seen or unseen trek leader has the right to cancel the trek for safety reason. No refund shall be issued.

Treks and Trails Event Rules

  • Kindly carry one Identity proof, at least for the trek with your address.
  • We all are going for an adventurous and exciting trekking expedition; please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR.
  • The leader's decision will be final, and all the members should abide by it.
  • We do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments, natural habitat on the trek.
  • Swimming is not allowed in the lake or water tank on the forts. Locals use that water for drinking.
  • Putting your feet in water tanks or on the canon is not allowed on our treks.
  • Any addiction is strictly prohibited, e.g. drinking, smoking, chewing tobacco anyone caught doing it will have to exit the trek without a refund and travel back on own expense.
  • People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit the event on an immediate basis.
  • Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.
  • Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking, or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner.
  • We should strictly follow the code of conduct to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside.
  • Listening to music on earphones or Bluetooth speakers is not allowed while trekking.
  • Bluetooth speaker not allowed inside the homestay or camping tents.
  • Drinking/smoking,/eating is not allowed inside the tents.
  • If you damage the tent, break the tent poles, you will have to pay us for the whole new tent on MRP.
  • If you are late for the bus pickup and are not reachable on the phone during your bus pickup, the trek leader will leave without you, and we will provide no refund.
  • Please check things to carry and wear trekking shoes on our treks. 

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FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

Are you an adventurer who loves trekking? Completing a trek can be a life-changing experience that leaves you with unforgettable memories. To commemorate your achievement, TreksandTrails provides e-certificates to all participants who successfully complete their trek. These e-certificates include your name, the name of the trek you completed, the date of completion, and a digital signature from TreksandTrails. They are a perfect way to showcase your accomplishment to the world and share your trekking journey with your loved ones. By receiving an e-certificate from TreksandTrails, you can proudly display your achievement on your social media platforms and inspire others to embark on their own adventures.  

Here are some FAQs about our e-certificates:

Q: What is an e-certificate for trekkers and hikers?

A: An e-certificate is a digital certificate awarded to participants upon completion of a trek or hike. It serves as proof of participation and achievement.

Q: How do I receive an e-certificate from TreksandTrails?

A: Upon completion of your trek or hike with TreksandTrails, you will be sent an email with a link to your e-certificate. You can download it from the link and save it on your device or share it on social media platforms.

Q: Can I share my e-certificate on social media platforms?

A: Yes, you can share your e-certificate on all social media platforms. The e-certificate is designed to be easily shareable, so you can show off your achievement to your friends and family.

Eligibility Criteria for a Trekking Certificate:

To be eligible for a trekking certificate, individuals must demonstrate adherence to safety rules, teamwork, and cooperation.

Participants must achieve the following requirements for earning a trekking certificate: completion of the trek; physical fitness; teamwork and cooperation; knowledge of safety rules; environmental awareness; a positive attitude; great attendance; and punctuality. We appreciate their commitment to the sport of trekking and acknowledge their achievements.

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Korigad Trek 2024 | Korigad Fort Trek, Lonavala

Monsoon Trek to Korigad Fort is one of the shortest, easiest treks, and is perfect for beginners. Trek to Korigad near Mumbai and Pune – Treks and Trails India.

Korigad is a hill fort located about 20 km (12 mi) south of Lonavla in Pune district, Maharashtra, India. 

Korigad is a beautiful hill fort located at around 20 kms from Lonavala near Amby Valley. This is a fort which you can visit during any time of the year.

Korigad Fort trek is a very easy trek located near to touristy town Lonavala. Standing at an elevation of around 920 meters from sea level, Korigad fort top gives some stunning view of the Aamby Valley city along with the Tung and Tikona fort. 

 

1. Can we drive to Peth Shahpur?
Yes, you can drive to Peth Shahpur.

2. What is the distance from Mumbai to Peth Shahpur?
The distance from Mumbai to Peth Shahpur is approximately 125 km, which takes about three hours by car.

3. How far is Peth Shahpur from Pune?
Peth Shahpur is around 90 km away from Pune, and it takes approximately two and a half hours to drive there.

4. How many days are required for this event?
This event can be completed in one day.

5. Is there food available on Korigad fort?
No, there is no food available on Korigad fort. However, you can find food at the base village.

6. How much time is required to climb Korigad fort?
It takes about one hour to climb Korigad fort (one way).

7. Where can we park our cars?
You can park your cars at the base village, but please note that parking is at your own risk.

8. Is there any parking charge?
Yes, there is a parking charge.

9. Are toilets available on Korigad fort?
No, there are no toilets available on Korigad fort. However, there are toilets available at the base village with eastern-style commodes.

10. Can solo female travelers sign up for these events?
Yes, many solo female travelers join our events. We have a ratio of 60% or more male to female participants.

11. Are kids allowed on treks?
Kids below the age of 15 are allowed on treks but only under parental supervision.

12. What type of food will be provided?
Only vegetarian local home-cooked food will be available.

13. Is there phone connectivity?
There is limited phone connectivity available for most cellular services.

14. Is cash payment or spot payment accepted?
Cash payment is not accepted. Registration is only possible with 100% upfront payment through Paytm, UPI, NEFT, IMPS, or the payment gateway. On-the-spot payment is not accepted as we need to make advance bookings for transportation and other arrangements.

15. Will I get bottled water?
Normal well water will be provided. Please carry a power bank if you need to charge your phone as there is no electricity available.

16. How is the weather now?
The current summer temperatures range from around 20°C at night to 39°C during the day.

17. Can we smoke or drink alcohol?
No, smoking or drinking alcohol is not allowed during the event. People caught doing so will be asked to leave immediately.

18. Can we listen to music on a Bluetooth speaker?
Listening to music on earphones or a Bluetooth speaker is not allowed while trekking, and Bluetooth speakers are not allowed inside the homestay.

19. How do I make payment?
You can make the payment online on our website by visiting the "How to Register" section.

20. How do I get to Korigad?

How to get there : Korigad is situated close to Lonavala. If you are travelling by car, reach Lonavala via the Mumbai-Pune highway. Once you reach Lonavala head north and take the Jalvayyu marg. Pass the Simbi point and then take the Vayyu marg.

21. How do I get to Korigad by train?

By Rail: The nearest railway station from Korigad Fort is at Lonavala, which is well connected to nearby cities like Mumbai and Pune by rail. From the station, you can hire a cab to Korigad. It will take you an approximate time of 1 h to reach your destination from the station.

Korigad trek in lonavala is a small yet very enticing weekend trekking trip for nature lovers of Mumbai and Pune. Pack your bag, gather friends & hit the trail.

Read all about the majesty of Korigad in Maharashtra, which is an ancient fort resembling the setting of heaven. Find out everything about how to reach Korigad, its beauty and nearby places of interest.

Korigad trek in Lonavala is a small yet enticing trekking trip for nature lovers & trek enthusiasts of Mumbai and Pune. Views of Korigad and its surrounding in monsoon is simply mesmerizing. Book your seats with Treks and Trails India now!

 

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Activity
Trekking
Destination
Lonavala
Duration
1 Day
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