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 floor and 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.
DAY 0 : Saturday, 3rd June 17
Meeting Point: 23:19 @ Karjat Railway Station on Saturday, 3rd June night.
Please check the travel help section for recommended train time table.
You cannot miss the train. Missing this train means missing the trek
DAY 1 : Sunday, 4th June 17
Travel till Base Billage by Local Transport
Reach Base Village by 12:30 am
Night Trek till Peth Wadi
Trek upto the cave / Top.
Rest till dusk. View sunrise & Explore the Fort and Start Descend.
Breakfast at Peth Wadi
Reach Base Village Ambavali 10:30 am
Start our Return Journey
Reach Karjat Station by 11:30 am
Identity Proof. (must)
Water (3 Ltres)
Sleeping Bag / Some bedding
Some ready to eat food items.
Camera, Cap, Glares
Personal Care and Medicine those if you require usually.
Good trekking shoes (must)
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. ( No sling bags/ jholas please)
Avoid wearing gold ornaments.
Travelling from Karjat till Karjat.
Mineral water, Soft drinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusions
For Mumbai People: You are recommended to board the following Karjat Fast Local Train.
Mumbai CST: 21:26
Karjat : 23:19
People may board the same Karjat train from the station of their convenience and meet us in the train directly. Please note, Missing this train means missing the trek, So one needs to be on time.
It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking. While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should seek their physicians advice before coming.