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Lohagad Fort-Dynamic Historic Structure

#Hill in Khandala

Perched over the top of an impressive hill is a popular historic structure called Lohagad Fort. The place is quite popular among trekkers who come here for one day tryst with nature and history. Situated at a height of 3400 ft, Lohagad Fort is a formidable fort about 52 km away from Pune. Ideal time to visit Lohgad would be in the winter season. Lohgad is one of the best forts to visit during any time of the year.

Built in the 18th century, it makes for an ideal destination for trekking and nature lovers, especially from Pune and Mumbai. The trek to the fort is an easy one and perfect for the first timers. The place is flanked by nature at its best, lush green grassland, panoramic views and cool mountain air. Located at a drive of 1 km is its twin fort called Visapur Fort, which is also one of the popular trekking spots. If you are seeking a light adventure, the place holds the perfect solution.

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Location:
Khandala
Maharashtra, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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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

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  '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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