Koraigad is famous for its excellent fortification (‘Tatbandi’). There are two lakes and many cannons on the fort. Korai devi temple – the deity of the fort Korigad (4ft height). The surrounding forts of Tung, Tikona, Prabalgad, Matheran, Manikgad can be seen from the top.
A simple flat top fort and best for trekking beginners. This area is most of the time engulfed in Fog in rainy season. One can see part of one of the most exotic places in India, the beautiful Amby valley adjoining this fort.
Little info about the fort:
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3000 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Base Village: Peth Shahapur
Expenses: Rs. 350/- Last date for Payment: Thrusday, 18th August, 2011.
Above cost includes Travelling from Mumbai to Mumbai.
Morning and Evening Tea/Coffee.
Mayank A. Sharma
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Branch: Bhayandar(West), Thane, Maharashtra
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Tentative Bus route: Bandra-Sion-Chembur-Vashi-?Panvel-Lonavala-Via Bushi Dam-Peth Shahapur.
0600hrs: Assemble at Bandra Rly. Stn. and depart for Peth Shahapur
1030hrs: Reach Peth Shahapur village.
1030-1100 hrs: General Instructions for the trek and intro session.
1100hrs: Start Ascend
1230hrs: Reach top of Koraigad Fort.
1230hrs-1430hrs: Explore the fort, Lunch and leisure time
1430hrs: Start Descend for Peth Shahapur village
1600hrs: Reach Base Village and Depart for Mumbai
1630-1700hrs: Break for Site-seeing
1700hrs: Depart for Mumbai
2030hrs: Arrive at Bandra Rly. Stn. (Tentative)
Things to Carry:
Lunch For the day
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs/person).
Personal Medicine (if any)
A good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks, Windcheaters.
Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Rains are expected, so pack yr bags accordingly to save them from getting wet. Double pack your valuables in plastic bags.
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