Travel Tips

Kothaligad

25 kms from Karjat, Kothaligad makes for a great trek. The first leg of the trek is from Ambivali village to Peth village. We stopped at Bhairavnath Bhojanalay.

View Post »


Shilonda Trail

The start of Shilonda trail is quite some distance within the park. It is located on the road that goes towards Kanheri caves. There is a board which indicates the start of the trail.

View Post »


Tel Baila

Tel Baila is an old watch tower which makes for a good 1-day trekking option. It consists of 2 sheer walls of rock separated by a column in the center. Climbing the walls would require a technical climb, but the climb to the column in the center also makes for a great experience.

View Post »


Shivthar Ghal

Shivthar Ghal is a place of historical as well as religious importance for Maharashtrian people. A "Ghal" is a cave or hollow space in a mountain. Shivthar Ghal is a place where Saint Ramdas, Guru of Chatrapati Shivaji stayed for a period of 11 years.

View Post »


Korigad

Korigad is a fort located about 20 km away from Lonavla. Took the Express way and got off at the Lonavala exit. We made a short stop at Lion s Point

View Post »


Nagla Forest Trail

Through a stroke of luck I came across the BNHS website and saw the programme listing for March/April. Beautiful butterflies, colored bugs, flying seeds, birds and lots of tree cover made this a worthwhile trek

View Post »


Tikona

To get to Tikona fort you can take the Mumbai-Pune expressway and take the Kusgaon exit. From there you can ask around to reach the fort.

View Post »