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Lohgarh Fort

Lonavala, India
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Ranked #12 of 42 attractions in Lonavala
Type: Military Bases/ Facilities, Historic Sites
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

By making a tar road till almost the Fort the pleasure of trekking on unpaved raods has been destroyed. But, the road makes it easy for wannabe trekkers. I suggest you leave early in the morning - auto rickshaws drop you till the Bhaja village and with some cajoling may drop you a bit ahead. Ensure that you have caps,... More

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Pune, India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This is one of best forts near pune. It is very close and 30 mins bike ride. Visit during monsoons - the place is flush with greenery. Take some snacks and drinks and travel to the top with freinds. Its a good experience.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Its more like one good solid work out season to reach there. Fort is not worth to see since everything is in ruins not maintained at all but go there as good tracking option. Carry some water and food along with you.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Had been to this fort a couple of times during the rains. Awesome place to be during the rains with clouds almost touching your feet and lush green view from the top..This was the first time i had been there during winter. Not a bad experience to mention..Still a cool breeze blowing across .Its just that may be during clear... More

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Bangalore, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Its a very good place for trekking post monsoon. It is 55km from Pune. Pros: 1) Lots of small small water falls surrounded by 2) Fort at the top with very good scenery 3) One of the best place to go post monsoon Cons: 1) No Toilet, Food facility near by 2) Walk is the only way to reach at... More

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Best Trek option in rainy session Lohgarh for has excellent view of "Vinchu Kata" (Marathi) Point. Awesome trek,

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5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

its approxiamately 55km from Pune, anyone can go there by Train and get down at "Malvali station" which is second last stop of train. After getting down fort is about 6km there is we can go by walking.., while walking towards fort we goes through 'Bhaje' village after passing village we can see some caves which is about 0.5kms from... More

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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Just a few kms from Lonavala, its a good one day easy trek for the monsoon, with a few water falls along the way. Read more about the place on my blog www.thoughfool-viral.blogspot.com post titled The Iron Fort

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Pune, India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I have been to Lohgad many times - the most recent trip being in August 2013. Here are a few tips: Best time to visit: Rainy season (June-August) - The fort gets hidden in the clouds all throughout the rains. It adds a wonderful dimension to the hike. If you want better views, then avoid this season. Hike difficulty: It... More

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New Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

A beautiful fort in a beautiful location, good roads to the base and an easy climb make Lohagad fort one of the more popular destinations to visit close to Pune. But thankfully, it has survived the commercialisation and the mess that Sinhagad fort has been subjected to. The fort is still in a good condition and relatively clean. Many of... More

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