Overview

Join us for the Korigad Fort trek this monsoon. Located in Lonavala, 110 km from Mumbai at 3028 ft, it's an easy grade trek for solo and group travelers. Korigad is one of the preferred trek locations for beginners and those who don't want to exert a lot. It stands tall as a proof to the rich history and natural beauty that Maharashtra beholds. This fort is accessible throughout the year, it sums up as a easy grade trek and is a perfect one day adventure for people staying nearby. Korigad has a well preserved structure like other treks in similar condition such as Tung, Tikona, Visapur, and Lohagad. There are two beautiful ponds and ancient temples dedicated to Ganesha and Korlai devi. The fortification is a strong testament to the skills and architecture, it offers panoramic views of the surrounding areas.

Korigad Fort Trek Summary

Height/Altitude 923 meters (3000 ft)
Base Village Peth, Shahapur
Best time to visit June-October
Difficulty Level Easy ( Click Here )
Total Trek Distance 7 Kilometers
Distance from Mumbai 2 hr 25 min (106.6 km)
Batch Size 20 Participants
Organizer Mischief Treks
Fees INR 750.00
Transport/Travel Mumbai pickup available

 

Overnight Trek 03 Aug, 03 Aug, 04 Aug, and more Korigad, Maharashtra
Highlights
What makes this event special
  • 2 Large ponds on top of the mountain
  • Korlai Devi temple and Ganesh temple
  • Fortified walls of the fort
  • Six Bombard Cannons
  • Beautiful views of the surrounding valleys
  • Walk along the entire perimeter of the fort (about 2 km)
  • Aamby Valley View from top
  • Picturesque views of Nagphani Point, Tung, Tikona, Matheran, Prabalgad, Karnala, and Manikgad 
  • Photography - be ready to get clicked.
  • All the "Masti" which is a USP of Mischief Treks. 
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Korigad Fort Trek from Mumbai

Korigad Fort Trek from Mumbai, Copyright: Mischief Treks. Source: www.mischieftreks.com


Charges and Travel Options

Option A: INR 750.00
Participants need to reach the base village in their own vehicle. We will be sharing GPS locations and directions/instructions on the WhatsApp group.

Option B: INR 1200.00
AC Bus Pickup/Drop from Mumbai included. 

Explanation of Charges: 
The above charges are per person charges for this trek, please check inclusions section for details of things included and excluded in these charges. 


⚠️  Eligibility condition 

If you wish to apply for being part of our group, you need to "Read" and "Understand" the details such as About-us, FAQ's, Important Note section etc... and be "Aware". Each participant needs to be physically and mentally fit to participate. Do not book this event if the details mentioned on this page are not agreeable to you. Mischief Treks does not accept ignorant people.

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Dates and Rates
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Itinerary
Timeline of the event.

Meeting Point:
Bus Pickup: Borivali (SNGP) - 05:00 am
Self Drive: 
Those coming by own car need to reach Kharghar by 06:35 am and follow our vehicle till trek location (Those travelling by own vehicle to the base village).  

Three hours prior to the event date and time, we will be creating a WhatsApp group for coordination purposes. Exact GPS locations for each pickup point, coordinator contact, Live location of bus, etc will be shared in the group.

Bus Pickup points

  • 05:00 am: Borivli - SGNP gate
  • 05:15 am: Goregaon - Pathanwadi Oberoi Mall
  • 05:25 am: Andheri - Start of Andheri Flyover
  • 05:35 am: Bandra - Kala Nagar WEH Bus Stop
  • 05:50 am: Sion Station
  • 06:00 am: Chembur - CSM Statue
  • 06:20 am: Vashi - Opposite Center One Mall
  • 06:35 am: Kharghar - Hotel Three Star 

Korigad Fort Trek Schedule:

  • We will reach the base village around 9.45 am 
  • Breakfast and introduction
  • Start Trekking by 10.30am, its an easy uphill walk.
  • After we reach the top, its time to enjoy the fresh morning with magnificient views.  
  • Its time for Photography and exploring the fort, later around 01:00pm we start descending. 
  • Start journey back to Mumbai, and midway we will stop over for lunch. 
  • Reach Mumbai tentatively by 08:00 pm depending on traffic conditions. 

Note: Even the most "Easiest" trek is basically a TREK and not a tour or picnic. Its impossible for an Unfit person to complete even 50 percent of the easy trek. He/she may feel that the easy grade trek is actually words most "Difficult " trek. Please make sure you are fit to trek before booking. To understand What is Trek ( click here)

Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Pickup and Drop from Mumbai via AC bus
    (If opted for)
  • Breakfast and Tea
  • Lunch Veg and Jain
  • Basic First Aid 
  • Trek Expertise charges
  • Safety Equipment charges
  • Govt / Local Body Charges as applicable

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Bottled water.
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned above in inclusion section.
Things to Carry
  • Identity proof.
  • Reliable shoes with Good grip and extra pair of floaters.
  • Water (minimum 2 Ltrs) Compulsory.
  • Rain gear - windcheater/raincoat/poncho.
  • Extra pair of Clothes.
  • Keep your phone fully charged.
  • Mosquito repellent (optional)
  • Some ready-to-eat food like biscuits, plum cake, etc to keep your tummy happy.
  • Medicines (if you need any), Glucon D / Electrol / Enerzyl Powder (We will have a basic first aid kit with us).
  • A haversack to put all your things. Your hands need to be free while trekking. 
  • And most imp thing, carry lot of enthusiasm and team spirit.
Note
Important Note

Please do not apply to join our group if the terms and details mentioned on this page are not agreeable to you.

Fitness:
Please make sure you are Physically Fit to complete the event and BEFORE Booking you have gone through all the details, FAQ, Points to note, About Us, and Disclaimer.

Food: 
The food during the event is home cooked food provided by local villagers living in tribal (Aadivasi) region. If you are choosy, cranky and grumpy about food, please avoid joining this event.

Transport:
Mischief Treks does not own busses, Jeeps, Trains, or Flight. The transport options are hired by us just like people hire Ola/Uber/Auto/Taxi/Train. Any issues regarding the transport vehicles need to be addressed to concerned transport service provider. Pickup-and-Drop for the event is arranged only as "help"  towards common means to travel together, Mischief Treks does not provide transport services or takes any liability regarding the same. Our role and responsibility starts from base village where the trek conducted by us begins. AC buses may contain slight stench of dampness during monsoon season. One needs to be reasonable with this issue of AC vehicles.

Trekking Shoes: 
Wear reliable shoes with good grip, the sole of the shoe gets ripped off if the shoe is not in good condition. 

About us: 
Don't forget to check the About-Us page if you are new to trekking in Maharashtra. 

Punctuality: 
In any adventure or sport event punctuality and discipline is utmost important. If you are late in catching the train/bus/cab, you will miss-out the pickup and will be considered dropout. If you are travelling in your vehicle, you may miss joining the group you are late. This is a group event and will not be personalized as per your timing.

Discounts:  
To be honest, Discounts and coupon codes are just a marketing trick to fool people. No one offers something below the pre-decided rate slab. The charges on website haven't yet been adjusted (inflated) to provide for discounts. Mentioned amount is the lowest actual charges and hence discounts are currently not possible. Each organiser charges a certain amount based on his understanding  regarding 'Worth' of his own event.

Weather: 
This is a Monsoon Trek specially formulated according to past 10 years data of rainfall. This event is not suitable for Summer or Winter. The event is scheduled to be conducted unless road is blocked, train services are suspended, or Government issues a Ban for this location.

Batch Size: We Do-Not conduct trek with 100-150 people in the group. Our batch size is limited and we prefer to have a Non-Crowded group for safety reasons.

KYC Form: 
Once you have paid for the event you will receive a KYC form on WhatsApp as soon as your payment is verified by system. You need to submit this form within 3 hours of receiving the form. If you have booked for your friends too, you need to ask each of your friend to get this done. If you are booking just 1 day prior to event, the form needs to be submitted immediately to avoid any inconvenience (Refer FAQ section below) 

CAUTION: 
Please be aware that even the easiest trek is fundamentally a "Trek," not a Tour, Hike, or Picnic. It's crucial to understand that an unfit individual might struggle to complete even half of an easy trek. Based on our prior experiences, an unfit person might perceive an easy-grade trek as the most difficult trek. Prior to making a booking for the event, ensure that you are in good physical and mental condition for trekking.
​To understand What is Trek ( click here )

Beware of crooked boys on Instagram, luring people using cheap-tricks like discounts or offers tailored to mislead a specific gender for obvious reasons. These inexperienced scammers have no clue about trekking and are posing as trek organizations. These people generally use stolen, unauthorized, or reposted images/videos/text to make their Instagram handle look genuine. 

Always research about "compatibility" and "category" of the trek group you plan to join.  After all, you will be spending entire duration of the trek in company of the group You choose.

How to Reach

How to Reach Korigad Fort Trek from Mumbai

  • By Car: Drive along the Mumbai-Pune Expressway (NH-48) towards Lonavala. Take the Lonavala exit and continue towards Aamby Valley City. From Aamby Valley, follow the signs to Peth Shahpur Village, which is the base village for the Korigad Fort trek. The journey by car typically takes around 2.5 to 3 hours, depending on traffic conditions and starting point within Mumbai. This route offers the convenience of a direct drive to the base village.
  • By Train: Catch a train from Mumbai to Lonavala Railway Station. Trains are available frequently from Mumbai CST, Dadar, or Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT). The journey by train takes approximately 2 to 2.5 hours. Upon reaching Lonavala Railway Station, hire a taxi or take a local bus towards Aamby Valley City. From Aamby Valley, hire another local vehicle to reach Peth Shahpur Village. The journey from Lonavala to Peth Shahpur Village takes about 1.5 to 2 hours. From Peth Shahpur Village, start the trek to Korigad Fort.
  • By Bus: Board a bus from Mumbai to Lonavala. Buses ply regularly from Mumbai Central, Dadar, or Borivali to Lonavala. The journey by bus typically takes around 2.5 to 3 hours, depending on traffic and starting point within Mumbai. From Lonavala, hire a taxi or take a local bus towards Aamby Valley City. From Aamby Valley, hire another local vehicle to reach Peth Shahpur Village. The journey from Lonavala to Peth Shahpur Village takes about 1.5 to 2 hours. From Peth Shahpur Village, start the trek to Korigad Fort.

Experts recommend opting for the travel option provided by Mischief Treks for a hassle-free journey and a memorable trekking experience to Korigad Fort.

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How many people will be coming for the Trek?

Ans. Depends on the number of people booking the event. Generally, the batch size is approximately 20 - 25 participants. 

Q. Is Trek safe for solo participants? 

Ans. Yes is safe and comfortable. Mostly 40% of the participants come solo and blend in with the leaders and the rest of the group.  

Q. Is this Trek safe for girls? 

Ans. Mischief Treks has a track record of making our events extremely safe for girls. Normally 60 – 75 % of our participants are females.

Q. Can we pay in cash?

Ans. Sorry we do not accept cash payments.

Q. What is the last date of booking the event?

Ans. Bookings close once tickets are sold out. Ideally you need to book at least 1 month advance. 

Q. How do we get in touch after reaching meeting point? 

Ans. We will be creating a whatsapp group for coordination where you will be provided all the necessary information regarding contact person, exact point to meet etc.

Q.  Can someone read out details for me on phone?

Ans. We understand that you may have questions about the event, and we're here to help. However, we want to ensure that you have the most accurate and clear information. That's why we encourage you to at least once Read the details on this page. You'll find all the information you need to know, right on your screen.

If you find something on this page that is confusing, or not mentioned on the page, Click on the "WhatsApp icon on this page" and our team will be happy to provide clarification in writing.
We don't provide details over the phone because doing so can lead to misunderstandings and miscommunication. It's crucial to have a complete understanding of all the aspects of this event before making a booking to ensure you have absolute clarity. 

For any questions or concerns that aren't covered on this website, we can arrange a callback from one of our experienced Trek leaders. All you need to do is, let us know your query (which is not already clarified on this page) and we shall get a callback arranged.

Q. What are the different ways to participate in Mischief Treks events?

Ans: Participation in Mischief Treks events/activities establishes a participatory relationship rather than a consumer relationship, because it involves engaging in group activities and the participation does not constitute to purchase of goods or services. Here are the detailed participation options:
As a Participant: You can join specific activities/events by carefully reading and understanding the event details carefully and registering through the event page, where a payment will be required. This option is for those who wish to join individual events without long-term commitments.
As a Permanent Member: After participating in 20 or more activities/events, a participant will qualify for permanent membership, which comes with distinct payment terms communicated directly to members. This status recognizes your continued engagement and offers benefits accordingly.
As a Volunteer: If you're interested in supporting the events without participating financially, you can apply to be a volunteer with Mischief Treks. The volunteers are selected based on the needs of each event and they can join without making a payment, emphasizing the communal and supportive aspect of participation.
As an Affiliate Referral: Through this program, affiliates can refer individuals to participate in activities/events, supporting the community's growth. This option highlights the collaborative nature of Mischief Treks' activities.
Note: Customization of activities/events is available upon request, requiring separate registration. This ensures that all participants' unique needs and interests are accommodated, further underlining the participatory essence of Mischief Treks' operations.

Q. I have booked/paid for the event, is my booking confirmed? 

Ans. No !, your booking can become invalid if you do not submit the "Most Important Details" required for emergency situations. For any Trek/Adventure event the organizers need to have your details at least 24 hours prior to the event. We do not allow anyone to the campsite until we have complete and authentic details of the person. This info is crucial in case of an emergency and is a mandatory KYC parameter. The link for the "personal details form" will be sent on WhatsApp immediately after you complete the booking instructions mentioned on the website. Submitting incomplete/incorrect/fake details in the form will make your booking invalid and no refund will be provided in such case. 

Q. Why is submitting emergency contact details and KYC information mandatory?

Ans. Its a standard protocol and also a guideline by Govt of India. We are accountable for every "Human-Body" present at our campsite or trek is our responsibility and in case of any unfortunate event we will be asked by authorities to provide all relevant information about you. In order to comply with the authorities we have to take authentic information from you. Fake/Incomplete information or non-submission of the details will make your ticket (paid amount) invalid and no refund will be provided in such case. You will not be allowed to participate in the event.

Q. Does the cancellation policy/rescheduling policy apply if I book on last day?

Ans:  Yes, the policy is applicable irrespective of the booking date. The cancellation / reschedule policy is applicable to everyone with immediate effect from the date and time of booking. The refunds/rescheduling requests will be processed based on the date and time of cancellation/reschedule request sent to us and the date and time of booking the event are irrelevant. 

Q. What is the basis of cancellation/reschedule policy ?

Ans:  The cancellation policy is based on fairness towards the participant and the organizing team. In case of medical/personal emergency, the loss arising out of cancellation/reschedule will be borne by the respective person. i.e. if the organizing team faces an emergency situation and the event gets canceled, the participant will not have to suffer financial loss. Similarly, if the participant faces an emergency situation, the organizing team will not have to suffer financial loss. The cancellation policy is designed with a completely unbiased approach towards the participant and organizing team and is aimed at fairness towards both.

Q. Will we be returning at exact time mentioned in the itinerary?

Ans. The Itinerary is for reference purpose only, it is based on average time taken during our previous events. Actual timeline for a particular date depends on Weather conditions, Traffic Conditions, Participants speed and endurance.  

Q. Which are the best waterfalls near Mumbai?

Ans. There are several waterfalls at close proximity to Mumbai, these are best suited for one day visit, and are part of One-Day Trek by Mischief Treks. The most popular waterfalls are as follows:

  • Devkund waterfall
  • Nanemachi Reverse waterfall
  • Naneghat Waterfall
  • Aadrai waterfall
  • Kalu Waterfall
  • God Valley waterfall
  • Bhandardara Reverse Waterfall
  • Adoshi Waterfall Khopoli
  • Bendewadi Waterfall
  • Dabhosa Waterfalls
  • Dugarwadi Waterfall
  • Hidden Waterfall Cliff Jumping
  • Hidden Waterfall Rappelling
  • Hiradpada Waterfall
  • Juinagar Waterfall
  • Kalmandavi Waterfall
  • Kataldhaar waterfall
  • Kumbhe Waterfall
  • Kundmala Waterfall
  • Kune Falls
  • Lingya Ghat Waterfall
  • Milkybar Waterfall
  • Reverse Waterfall Lonavala
  • Secret Waterfall Cliff Jumping
  • Secret Waterfall Jungle Trail
  • Secret Waterfall Trek
  • Vihigaon Ashoka Water Falls
  • Waghoba Waterfall

Mischief Treks Secret waterfall is also one of the most desired locations in Monsoon. Rappelling activities are also done during monsoons in most of the waterfalls near Mumbai. 

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Detailed information

Update as on June 27, 2024 

Currently the water streams on this trek are active and the view is simply awesome. Weather conditions are perfect for this trek and one should not miss this trek. Its not safe to visit this location by yourself, you should always join a reputed trek group to visit trekking locations.
Beware! Low-Cost trek groups often have large batch-size, this results is over-crowded trek experience which is not at all worth, nor is such thing considered safe. Mischief Treks is renowned for conducting treks with a limited number of participants in each batch, this helps having a much better trekking experience. 

Location
Korigad Fort, Aamby Valley City, Maharashtra, India View on Map
Cancellation, Rescheduling And Refund Policy
  • 90% will be refunded if canceled 15 days (360+ hrs) in advance.
  • 75% will be refunded if canceled 10 days (240+ hrs) in advance.
  • 50% will be refunded if canceled 05 days (120+ hrs) in advance.
  • 0% refund if canceled in less than 05 days (120 hours) of the event date and time.
  • 0% refund if the participant drops out, misses bus pickup, or does not reach the meeting point on the scheduled date and time. 
  • Rescheduling can be done free of cost if the rescheduling request is sent to us 120 hours prior to event date and time. 

If the event itself gets canceled, you will be given the option to switch to any other event or any other date, Or you can opt for a 100% refund. If you need to reschedule your booking to any other available date, it can be done free of cost if the rescheduling request is sent 120 hours prior to the trek. From 0hrs - 120 hours prior to the trek date and time free rescheduling is not permitted. It will be counted as cancellation done in less than 120hours of the event date and time. It's a humble request, please do not give medical reasons, crib, argue or try to blackmail us if you drop out or cancel/reschedule the trek in the last 5 days.
The basis of the cancelation policy is to protect the participant and the organizers from undue financial losses arising out of unforeseen situations. If the event gets canceled due to the medical/personal emergency of the organising team member, the participants will not have to suffer financial loss. Similarly, if there is a medical/personal emergency at the participant's end, the organizing team will not have to suffer financial loss.