Korigad Trek


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About Korigad Trek

Reporting         Departure        Arrival Time                 6:30 am            7:30 pm approx. depending on traffic Starting Point :   Raja Shivaji Vidyalaya (King George School), Gate no. 4, Dadar East, Opp. SBI Building, Hindu Colony End Point :     Raja Shivaji Vidyalaya (King George School), Gate no. 4, Dadar East, Opp. SBI Building, Hindu Colony and drops on the way, if feasible for participants   Day Plan: 6:30 am            Bus leave from Mumbai / Pune (Enroute breakfast) 9:00am Arrive at Base village and start trek to Korigad 10:30am           Reach Korigad 12:00 pm         Leave for Base village 1:30 pm           Arrive at base village and have Lunch 3:00 pm           Leave for Mumbai / Pune by Non Ac Bus   6:30 pm / 7:00pm         Reach Mumbai / Pune


Trip Overview
  • Highlights

    Shivaji Maharaj incorporated this fort into Swarajya along with Lohgad, Visapur, Tung and Tikona in 1657. On March 11, 1818, Col. Prother invaded this fort but could not succeed even after prolonged fighting. Finally he succeeded on 14th March, by dropping a cannon ball on the ammunition storage on the fort. Along with this fort the English also conquered Ghangad. Korigad appears like a wall from Peth Shahpur. On the top of the fort is a huge plateau. The ramparts on this fort are around 1 ½ kms in length. One can move along the complete top of the fort by walking on the bailey. While coming up from the Peth-Shahpur route, we come across many caves, some cisterns and an idol of lord Ganesh. After entering the Ganesh Darwaaja (Peth Shahpur route), we can see the remnants of the old buildings. Here we can see the temple of Goddess Korai Devi. There is a “DEEPMALA” right in front of the temple. The idol of Korai Devi is around 4 feet high. There are many bastions on the Southern side of the fort. There are 6 cannons on this fort. Of these, the biggest cannon named “Laxmi” lies next to the Korai Devi temple. There are two more temples on the fort. There are two large ponds on this fort and ahead of them are two caves. Here we can see the idol of lord Vishnu holding the Conch, Discus, Mace and Lotus flower.   From here Nagphani Point, Tung, Tikona, Matheran, Prabalgad, Karnala and Manikgad ranges can be viewed.

  • Type
    One Day / Overnight Treks


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