5 Must Do Monsoon Treks Around Mumbai and Pune

Monsoon has just arrived with an amazing weather, so pack your bags for some adventure treks with monsoon playing host. Most of these trekking destinations are located away from the hustle and bustle of the city, which adds to an idyllic holiday experience. Places near Mumbai and Pune have some of the marvelous spots with green valleys, lush forests, and waterfalls making for the best experience of trekking in Maharashtra. Pune to Mumbai route has some famous trekking spots like Lohagad, Korigad, Rajmachi, Karnala Fort and many more.


Here are top 5 Monsoon Treks around Mumbai and Pune

Karnala Fort:

Karnala fort is located in Raigad district and it about 10 km from Panvel. This place is also known as Karnala Bird Sanctuary. Karnala fort consists of two forts out of which one is at a higher level and other is at a lower level. The trek to the top of the fort takes at least 2 hours, the route is quite easy and not very steep, although it definitely gets very slippery during the monsoon.

Distance from Mumbai – 48 km
Distance from Pune – 120 km
Height – 1440 Feet
Difficulty level – Easy
Best Season – Monsoon


Lohagad Fort:

One of the best and famous trek on the Mumbai Pune route is the Lohagad fort. Lohagad means “Iron Fort”, this for is among the famous forts of Shivaji Maharaj. Easy to climb and offering beautiful views of the village of Malavali as well as Lonavala. The fort is covered completely in monsoon with clouds and mist.

Distance from Mumbai – 96 km
Distance from Pune – 77 km
Height – 3389 Feet
Difficulty level – Easy
Best Season – Monsoon, winter


Tikona Fort:

Tikona fort is a hilly fort situated near Kamshet in Maharashtra. Height from sea level is 3500 feet. Its twin fort is called Tung. Tikona fort offers stunning panoramic views of Pawna Dam from the top. It is one the most amazing trekking spots near Mumbai and Pune for a quick hiking break.

Distance from Mumbai – 121 km
Distance from Pune – 50 km
Height – 3500 Feet
Difficulty level – Easy
Best Season – Monsoon, winter


Korigad Trek:

Korigad is the best trekking spot if you are planning for a one day trek. Korigad is a beautiful hilly fort located at around 20 kms from Lonavala. Some of the structures on the fort are still intact and the views that one would get a splendid view from the top. Route from Pethshahpur is easier than the route from Ambavne village.

Distance from Mumbai – 105 km
Distance from Pune – 130 km
Height – 2700 Feet
Difficulty level – Medium
Best Season – Monsoon 


Raigad Fort:

Raigad for is situated in Raigad district. Raigad Fort served as the capital of Maratha Empire from 1674 AD. One can also expect numerous photographic angels on this trek. This is one of the best trek near Mumbai & Pune.

Distance from Mumbai – 110 km
Distance from Pune – 130 km
Height – 3050 Feet
Difficulty level – Medium
Best Season – Monsoon 

Monsoon is that season when you come out of your comfort zone and try some amazing things like trekking, river rafting, campaigning etc. Sahyadri ranges have some of the best monsoons getaways that make for amazing trekking destinations near Mumbai and Pune. Hiring Mumbai to Lohagad Fort cab will give you the joy of experiencing the beautiful weather of these mesmerizing lush green valleys. Mumbai Pune Expressway high-speed, access controlled expressway. One can plan their trek with Relaible Cars Rental for short trek trips as this is the easiest option to reach trekking spot and then start the trekking with more enthusiasm. It would be a good option after trekking when you are completely exhausted, cars on rent in Pune will take you to your destination. If you are planning for any trek give Reliable Cars Rental call at +91 8554-9900-66