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India is very promising, with thousands of Indians and Foreign travelers are hitting trekking sites trails each year. And on top trekking places in Maharashtra state is a bonus because of so many hill stations with mostly moderate weather throughout the year.

India has a boast of some of the most adventurous trekking routes in the world. Some of its mountain passes in the Ladakh (a union territory near Kashmir) and Zanskar (in the Himalayas) are above 5000m.

If you find for less exciting hikes, then you will see the Western Ghats and Nilgiri Hills in South India (Munnar and Wayanad in Kerala, Coorg in Karnataka and Ooty in Tamil Nadu).

But, In this article, our focus is on Maharashtra State, explore the trekking places in the State.

Here’s The List of Most Adventurous Trekking Places In Maharashtra

Trekking Places In Maharashtra

1. Lohagad Fort, Lonavala

In between Pune and Mumbai, there is an amazing spot of Lohagad Fort. This Fort is an important hill extensively used by Famous Chatrapati Shivaji.

During the season of monsoon, the view is incredibly beautiful as rain force you to bath in nature and fog is everywhere. While enjoying the view of fort covers by mist and clouds along with particularly wet growing moss.

Lohagad Fort
Lohagad Fort

Some Important Fact:-

  • Distance From Nearest City- Mumbai (60 Km), Pune (44) Km
  • Level Of Difficulty in Trekking- Easy
  • Trekking Duration- 2 Days

Tips For Trekking- In the season of Monsoon Roads and Trail leading to the hill are quite slippery, So be careful while you venturing on a trek.

2. Korigad Trek, Lonavala

If you are making a plan for a day trek, near the Mumbai or Pune then Korigad is the best place for you. This famous hill fort is in Lonavala, which is situated at an altitude of 3050 feet. The attraction point of this trek is basically two caves and two large ponds.

Korigad Trek
Korigad Trek

Some Important Fact:-

  • Distance From Nearest City-Mumbai (100 Km), Pune (80 Km)
  • Level Of Difficulty in Trekking-Easy
  • Trekking Duration-1 Day

3. Mahuli Fort Trek, Thane

Mahuli Fort is an unknown mystery, nobody knows who is the creator of this fort. The view of this site inspires awe, and the most compelling reason to trek Mahuli is to challenge your body or mind and to leap firmly out of your comfort zone, and be able to shout “Hell yes, I did it!”.

 Mahuli Fort Trek
Mahuli Fort Trek

Some Important Fact:-

  • Distance From Nearest City:- Mumbai (60 Km)
  • Level Of Difficulty in Trekking-Medium
  • Trekking Duration-2 Day

4. Raireshwar Trek, Bhor (Pune)

This place has its own historical importance. Basically, it is located towards the south-west Pune near the Bhor. As trekking places in Maharashtra, we can suggest Raireshwar is one of the most beautiful and amazing experiences you can ever have especially during monsoon.

Raireshwar Trek
Raireshwar Trek

Some important Fact:-

  • Distance From Nearest City- Bhor (10 Km)
  • Level Of Difficulty in Trekking-Medium
  • Trekking Duration-2 Day

5. Kalsubai Peak Trek, Ahmednagar

The Peak of Kalsubai is the highest peak of the Mountain range of Sahyadri, Situated in the Nagar District. Dream of every avid trekker to climb, the Everest of the Sahyadri that is Kalsubai Peak at least once. While you enjoy the trek, for sure you will admire it as one of the best trekking places in Maharashtra.

Kalsubai Peak Trek
Kalsubai Peak Trek

Some important Fact:-

  • Distance From Nearest City-Bhandardara (12 Km)
  • Level Of Difficulty in Trekking-Medium to Moderate
  • Trekking Duration-2 Day

6. Torna Trek, Pune

The route of the Torna is as simple as far the directions are concerned, the way of that trek is quite steep at certain parts. The Route goes to Torna Trek is basically divided into three parts are as Follow-

  1. An initial climb up the Hill
  2. A Plateau
  3. And the last is rock patch to enter the Torna Fort Via the Bini Darwaja
Torna Trek
Torna Trek

Some important Fact:-

  • Item 3 Distance From Nearest City-Pune (50 Km)
  • Level Of Difficulty in Trekking-Moderate
  • Trekking Duration-2 Day

7. Visapur Fort Trek, Malavli

Visapur Trek is basically a one day trip, around Mumbai or Pune city. The most important part is that it shares a common ground with the trail to Lohagad to an extent, and also it is famous for its Twin Fort Of Lohagad. This Fort Trek is larger and it is a higher elevation than its twin fort. And considered to be very adventurous trekking places in Maharashtra.

Visapur Fort Trek
Visapur Fort Trek

Some important Fact:-

  • Distance From Nearest City-Mumbai (140 Km), Pune (70 Km)
  • Level Of Difficulty in Trekking-Moderate
  • Trekking Duration-2 Day

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8. Vasota Trek, Satara

This hill station is standing tall between the dense of evergreen forests of the Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, and surely it’s gonna always mesmerize you with its beauty.

Vasota Trek
Vasota Trek

A trek through this dense jungle gives you an adventure and thrilling experience. Vasota Trek is all amongst the most famous and exciting forest treks in Maharashtra.

Some important Fact:-

  • Distance From Nearest City-Satara (40 Km)
  • Level Of Difficulty in Trekking-Hard
  • Trekking Duration-2 Day

9. Harishchandragad Fort Trek, Ahmednagar

This Trekking Trip is also known as trekker’s paradise rappelling, Harishchandragad offers rock climbing and valley crossing simultaneously.

Harishchandragad Fort Trek
Harishchandragad Fort Trek

Harishchandragad got its popularity for its best forts in Maharashtra to camp and Trek. Approximately 9 caves with 2 bigger than rest are the attraction of the area while giving a glimpse of the place is even better and perfect amongst trekking places in Maharashtra.

Some important Fact:-

  • Distance From Nearest City-Tolar Khind (26 Km)
  • Level Of Difficulty in Trekking- Hard
  • Trekking Duration-2 Day

10. Jungli Jaigad Fort, Ratnagiri

This fort is located in the foothills of a thick forest infested with wild animals and near of popular Kumbharli Ghat in the District of Ratnagiri.

Jungli Jaigad Fort
Jungli Jaigad Fort

The Jungli trek is one of the most interesting and thrilling Jungle Treks in Maharashtra.

Some Important Fact:-

  • Distance From Nearest City-Ratnagiri (18 Km)
  • Level Of Difficulty in Trekking-Hard
  • Trekking Duration- 2 Day

Tips:- Be Beware of wild animals as this fort is situated in the dense Forest

11. Ratangad Trek, RatanWadi

If you are looking for an adventure trek, Ratangad is the Best Place for you. You will have a view of natural rock peak and a cavity in it at the top that is known as “Nedhe” or “Eye” of the Needle.

Ratangad Trek
Ratangad Trek

You will enjoy the whole trekking route and make a memory that you should never be forgotten.

Some important Fact:-

  • Distance From Nearest City-Ratanwadi (4 Km)
  • Level Of Difficulty in Trekking- Hard
  • Trekking Duration- 2 Day

Other Essential Questions To Ask About Your Trekking Package

What Should Be Included On A Trekking Tour?

1.Meals, Snacks, Soft Drinks, Water
2.Tent and Sleeping Bag
3.Transportation to and from any town
4. Hotel stay in the night before the Trek

What should be Group Size?

Groups
Groups

While deciding about trekking, make sure the group you are choosing is not very large. Because it is going to be a noisy and messy group while delaying in every part of the activities.

Trekking Packing List

Packing Things
Packing Things
  • Hat, Gloves, and Scarf
  • Good Hiking Shoes
  • Headlamp (For the night hike to the summit)
  • Sunglasses
  • Toothbrush and Toothpaste
  • Tiny Towel
  • Id and cash for tipping

Optional Items

  • Base Layer (That gets freaking cold at the summit)
  • Baby wipes (if you pack them in, pack them out)
  • Hand sanitizer or Soap
  • Flip-Flops

Ending Words

That’s everything you need to know before you are going to start enjoying your best trekking places in Maharashtra. So, gets ready and enjoy where the weather plays the host and helps you to witness the most majestic sites.

Have lovely trekking.

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