TAT- overnight trek and camp to peth (kothaligad) trek on 2nd & 3rd may 2015.
LittleInfo About The Fort
Type : Hill forts
Fort Range : Karjat
Grade : Medium
Height : 3100 ft.
Kothaligad is more commonly known as the fort of Peth because the village of Peth is situated at its base. The pinnacle of the Peth can be seen from the village. It looks like a filed surface. On reaching the top of the fort, we see caves carved in huge rocks. The first one is the cave of Goddess, besides which is awater cistern and the last one is the specious Bhairoba cave.A flat floorand well-sculpted pillars are specialty of the cave. Along the Bhairoba cave, steps are carved leading the pinnacle.
Four–Five potholes and some cannon balls are scattered in the fort. Kalwawantinicha Mahal, Nagfani, Siddhagad, Malanggad, Chanderi, Prabalgad, Manikgad, and Matheran all these surrounding historical places are visible from top of the fort Peth.
The tentative itinerary for the Trek is as given below:
Meeting Point For Mumbai & Pune people :Karjat railway Station at 8.15 pm.
Catch the 6:21pm cst-karjat fast local. People who live on slow track station please come ur nearest station to catch this local. Time table are as follows:-
6:21 0m CST
6:29 pm Byculla
636 pm Dadar
6:43 pm Kurla
6:47 pm Ghatkopar
07:02 pm Thane
7:14 pm Dombivali
7:21 pm Kalyan
7:25 pm Vitthalwadi
7:27 pm Ulhasnagar
7:31 pm Ambarnath
7:38 pm Badlapur
7:47 pm Vangani
7:51 pm Shelu
7:55 pm Neral
08:02 pm Bhivpuri road
8:11 pm Karjat
For Pune peoples catch 6:36 amIndrayani express from pune, reach Karjat @08:10 pm.
8:30 pm we will proceed to the base village Ambivali by bus/tum-tum or private vehicle.
10:00 pm Reach Ambiwali, dinner
10:30 pm start overnight trek
02:00 am reach top and sleep in caves.
07:00 am wakeup call, refreshment, making tea & breakfast.
08:00 am fort explore, photography
10:00 am start descend
01:00 am Reach Ambiwali, lunch in hotel.
01:30 pm move toward Karjat by bus, tu… Read more
Source: Mumbai Hikers Community