Monsoon and Winter season bring the trekking season in Maharashtra. Kohoj Fort Trek is one of the least famous monsoon trek or winter trek in Sahyadris. The trek is admired for its heart-shaped lake named Pazhar and the verdant vistas of the surrounding valley.
Height of Kohoj Fort: 3200 ft (980 m)
Difficulty Level: Medium
Duration: 1 Day
Trek Duration: 3-4 hours
Base Village: Vaghote (Palghar Region)
Best season to trek: Monsoon/ Winter
Estimated Cost: 400 – 500 INR (including Public Transport)
Kohoj Fort Contact: For Group Trekking Arrangements Contact Gautam Vaishnav +91 97621 24690 (Organiser of Budget Trekking – by Trekraw)
Sandhan Valley Trek is one of the most enthralling descent treks near Mumbai, Maharashtra. The rappelling activity involved in this trek makes it an adventurous trek. The trekking trail passes through a narrow creek in between two rocky hills near Samradh Village. During monsoon season, the same trail turns into a pathway of a river and during the summer, it becomes a trekking trail. This Sandhan Valley Trek blog of mine will give you detailed information about this trek including a local guide’s contact in Samradh Village.
Kalsubai Trek to the highest peak of Maharashtra, at the height of 5,400, ft was on my list ever since I shifted to Mumbai. Kalsubai Trek can easily be reached by train journey without any difficulty. You don’t even need a guide on a weekend. There is only one route to the Kalsubai Peak from the base village Bari. You just need to follow the number of people heading to the same trail. However, this blog would explain the route in detail.
First, let me answer the frequently asked questions related to this trek :
Kalsubai Trek’s Difficulty Level
Difficulty level: Moderate
Don’t be misguided by the height of Kalsubai peak, trekking to this peak isn’t that tiring or doesn’t require any special technical help. Most people do it on their own despite reaching there with a group. Moreover, the trail is now so much frequented that there is hardly any chance for anyone to get lost.
The Arthur Lake or Bhandardara Lake was formed when Wilson Dam was built on Pravara river. It serves as the most beautiful landscape for admiring a beautiful sunset followed by overnight lakeside camping and stargazing. Bhandardara camping has recently become very famous owing to the comfortable stay option in hotels and MTDC Bhandardara. This beautiful lake is certainly one of the best options of lakeside camping near Mumbai and Pune. Read more
Have you ever experienced rains miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city? Or got drenched in the lush green surroundings and the chocolaty mud? Ever been above the clouds or have watched the clouds rushing towards you and making you feel lost in some dreamy blurry world? If this dreamy description is exactly what you wish for then just pack your bag and leave for the Rajmachi trek from Mumbai during any monsoon weekend and it will ensure the everlasting memories of your life. Here is the complete guide and contact details of Rajmachi Trek and camping. Read more