Lohagad Fort

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Lohagad: Has Many Things To Offer To Tourists

Lohagad Fort is from the many slope castles that are related to Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Lohagad fort is fifty-two kilometers from Pune. Lohagad is at the height of 3400 feet. Just 1 km separates the two forts in Lohagad and those separated forts are very much famous for the trekking purpose. A great number of people come every year to enjoy trekking at Lohagad.

Lohagad Fort in Lonavala

Lohagad Fort has a long history and many dynasties have conquered it at different periods of time from Satavahanas to  Chalukyas to Rashtrakutas to Yadavas to Bahamanis to Nizamshahis to Mughals and Marathas everyone has occupied Lohagad fort at Lonavala.

Last it was occupied by Shivaji Maharaj in 1648 CE.  Later again one ruler conquered Lohagad but finally, Shivaji Maharaj recaptured it. Lohagad fort was used to keep the looted money that was brought from Surat. Now, it is declared as a protected monument or fort by the Maharashtra government.

The long history of Lohagad fort in Maharashtra makes it a vulnerable place to visit and all the tourists just adore it. Though, Lohagad is pretty cool all the time. Neither the summers are too hot nor are the winters too cold. You can visit Lohagad fort any time of the year. Lohagad is blessed with an adequate amount of rainfall throughout the year.

You can reach Lohagad through public transportation easily. The connectivity of rail, road, and air makes it possible for tourists to visit Lohagad. Lohagad Fort is always made sure that it offers a pleasant and charming visit to all the tourists when they visit it.

Other Destinations Near Lohagad Fort

Lonavala and Khandala

Karnala Bird Sanctuary

Ekvira Temple

Karla Caves

Lohagad Fort

Matheran Hill Station

Sangram Durg, Chakan

Pune City

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