Kothaligad Monsoon Trek 

Grade: Easy |  Endurance: Easy

Hard to miss, a delightful trek towards Kothaligad will make your weekend worthwhile. Right from lush green forests, cascading waterfalls and chirping birds, one finds utmost solace and experiences surreal bliss at Kothaligad. As peth is the base village, many recall Kothaligad as peth fort. Being a medium grade trek, any average trekker can conquer the peak. There’s a stair route towards the summit, which adds up to the thrill. On reaching the top, witness a flat floor and well-sculpted pillars that are the key attraction of the cave.

Kothaligad is a small Fort (3100 ft) is situated to the east of Karjat near Karjat-Murbad Road. 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.The locals say that this is not actually a fort but a sort of lighthouse from where the directions were given to know the advancements of the enemy.

16 Hours Available on request Karjat, Maharashtra
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  • Itinerary

    Day 1 

    06:00 am: Catch the train from CST to Karjat (6:10 am)
    08:15 am: Meet the Trikon Team at Karjat Station
    09:00 am: Reach Kothaligad base village Via Local transport and have breakfast with Introduction Round
    10:00 am: Start the trek
    12:00 pm: Reach the top and explore the fort
    02:00 pm: Start descend
    03:30 pm: Reach base village and have lunch (Veg Lunch)
    04:30 pm: Start return journey
    06:00 pm: Reach Karjat Station and Catch a Local Train to Mumbai
    08:00 pm: Reach Mumbai

    Train Details :

    06:10 am: CSMT
    06:18 am: Byculla
    06:24 am: Dadar
    06:31 am: Kurla
    06:35 am: Ghatkopar
    06:49 am: Thane
    07:15 am: Kalyan
    07:27 am: Ambernath
    07:34 am: Badlapur
    08:08 am: Karjat

    Things to Carry

    • Identity Card

    • 2 ltrs water

    • Trekking Shoes

    • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder

    • Snacks & biscuits

    • Extra pair of clothes

    • Clean napkin or towel

    • Rain coat/ Poncho / Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)

    • Cap, sunglasses, scarf

    • Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)

    • Camera (optional)

    • Please carry personal medicines if any

    • Hand Sanitizer

    Safety Measures

    • Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing

    • Wear shoes with good grips

    • Use repellents to keep bugs away

    • Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.

    • Do not stray away from your group during the trek

    • Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts


    • Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.

    • Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.

    • Dear Trikoners, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.

    Fitness & Health:

    Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.


    What is included in the tour

    • Local Transport traveling from Karjat to Karjat
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Evening Tea/Coffee
    • Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges
    • 5% GST Charges


    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
    • Anything other than above mentioned inclusion


    • Witness historical views of Kalwawantinicha Mahal, Nagfani, Siddhagad, Malanggad, Chanderi, Prabalgad and Manikgad.
    • Thrilling stair climb towards the peak
    • Easy and fun-filled climb that gives lots of memories.
    • Fort exploration – Canon marks, temples and Potholes


    Pickup point
    Karjat, Maharashtra, India View on Map