Lohgad Fort Trek Tour

Lohgad Fort Trek Booking

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Dharamkot Road

Near Gandhi's Paradise

700 Meters from Main Square

Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh

Here's a detailed overview of the Lohagad Fort Trek in bullet points:

1. Introduction:

Weather: The weather around Lohagad Fort varies with the seasons. Summers (March to June) are hot and humid with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 35°C. Monsoons (July to September) bring heavy rainfall, making the trek slippery and challenging. Winters (November to February) are cool and pleasant with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 20°C.

How to Reach:

  • By Road: From Pune, drive to Malavli or Lonavala, the base villages for the Lohagad Fort Trek. It's approximately a 2-3 hour drive.
  • Public Transport: Take a train or bus from Pune to Lonavala, and then hire a local transport to reach the base village.
  • Distance: The trekking distance to Lohagad Fort and back is approximately 5-6 kilometers, depending on the specific route taken.

    Location: Lohagad Fort is located near Malavli in the Pune district of Maharashtra, India.

    Peaks: Lohagad Fort offers panoramic views of the Sahyadri mountain range and surrounding valleys.

    Difficulty: The Lohagad Fort Trek is considered easy to moderate, suitable for beginners and families. It involves a gradual ascent with well-marked trails.

    Duration: The trek usually takes around 1.5 to 2 hours to reach the fort from the base village, depending on the trekker's pace and breaks.

    Preparation: Wear comfortable trekking attire and sturdy shoes suitable for rocky terrain. Carry sufficient water, snacks, a first aid kit, sunscreen, and insect repellent.

    Height: Lohagad Fort is situated at an altitude of approximately 1,033 meters (3,389 feet) above sea level.


  • Start from the base village (Malavli or Lonavala).
  • Ascend the fort via well-marked trails.
  • Explore the fort and enjoy the panoramic views.
  • Descend back to the base village.
  • Starting Point: The trek to Lohagad Fort usually starts from the base villages of Malavli or Lonavala.

    Best Time to Visit: The best time to undertake the Lohagad Fort Trek is during the post-monsoon season from October to February when the weather is pleasant, and the trails are dry and scenic.

    Booking: No formal booking is required for the Lohagad Fort Trek. Trekkers can start the trek independently.

    Camping: Camping is not common during the Lohagad Fort Trek since it is usually completed within a single day.

    Package: Since it's a short and popular trek, formal trekking packages are not widely available. However, local guides may offer assistance with navigation and information about the trek.