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Lohagad Fort

#Hill in Khandala

Lohagad is part of the Western Ghats. It rises to an elevation of 1,033m above sea level, and is located to the southwest of the larger Visapur fort. Lohagad overlooks the Pavana reservoir, located to the south of the mountain. The hill extends to the northwest to a fortified spur, called Vinchukata (Scorpion's tail) because of its resembling shape. The four large gates of Lohagad are still in good condition and reasonably intact.

During the monsoon, the top of the fort is covered with mist and clouds and becomes particularly wet with growing moss.

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Maharashtra, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
3 hours
Altitude / Height:
1999 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
18.7042061°N, 73.4779752°E
Distance from Khandala to Lohagad Fort
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Read traveller's reviews about Lohagad Fort..

Overall Rating:4.6

  '1' out of 5
"Worst place ever to visit. Roads r f***ed. I think i might need to have a back surgery. I was so tired by the time i reached the fort, i didnt even climb it. No offense. I cannot judge the place without actually being there. But the experience was horrible."
  '5' out of 5
"A must visit for trekking lovers. Vinchukata view is really awesome and too much windy. Since its open fort so no place for night stay but yes you can sleep at outside snacks centre Porsche, completely safe. Pohe a must try for your breakfast. "
  '5' out of 5
"My favourite fort. It has a very peaceful and powerful temple of lord shiva. Har Har Mahadev !!!"
  '5' out of 5
"I wouldnt write too much about the fort and history as I think others have already well covered it. If you are coming from Pune side, there are couple interesting routes you can take which roadies would certainly appreciate. 1) Hit on old highway, about an 5-7 kms after your first toll, keep looking for kamshet-pavananagar road, cross the borr ghat , enroute visit Bedse caves and reach lohgad. 2) From chandni chowk, take the mulshi road, cross the ghotawade Phata then come to paud Phata and turn right near the market you should be on the Kolvan Road now keep going straight and you will find Pavna dam on your left go little further and you should be at Lohagad"
  '5' out of 5
"One of the best scenic beauty which i saw in the winter morning. A must go place if you are staying around somewhere for sometime"

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