Irshalwadi (base village of Irshalgad) Trek – ShootEdit007

One day Trek to Irshalwadi (base village of Irshalgad) (Raigad Region)

Getting there:
Andheri Lokhandwala – Western express highway towards Bandra (exit BKC) – Sion – Chembur – Vashi Bridge – Old Mumbai Pune highway NH4 – After you reach Chowk Naka drive for another km or so and look for Morbe Dam sign board (written in Marathi) on the left hand side and go in that direction. Although the route is pretty straight forward, you may need to ask locals for direction for the village where you can park your car for Irshalgad Trek at couple of diversions.
Park your vehicle in the village (the tarmac road ends at the end of that village) and start your trek for the Irshalwadi village (which is about 5 kms easy hike from there)

Trekkers: 3 (Family)
Difficulty / Endurance: Easy / Easy (for beginners)

1:30 hours to reach top from the parking lot base at easy pace. You get down the same route.

Trekking at Irshalgad 2015

Irshalgad Trek 2015

Thakur Institute of Management Studies Career Development and Research organised a trek to a place called Irshalgad which is Mountain range located between Panvel and Matheran in Maharashtra. Situated at an elevation of 4000+ feet above sea level, it ceases to appear like a fort and appears instead like a Peak.
There were approximately 150 students accompanied by 10 Professors and also our ma’am andHead of Director, Vinita Gaikwad all of which who were active participation. The trip to the top was filled with excitement as students and professors alike were thrilled. The trip started at the base in the village called Irshalwadi from where it took about 2 plus hours for the students and professors to reach the top of the peak. The Trip was filled with Fogy Mountains, cut-rock Cisterns, Lush greenery and the slippery road all of which contributed to a mesmerizing trip and in the end the view was enchanting.