Location: Well known amongst the travelers looking for solitude, Koregad Fort is present at a distance of 24 km from Lonavala. Situated upon a hill top in Ambavane village, this beautiful landmark is present at an altitude of 3049 feet above the sea level.
Description: The architecture of the fort gives a glimpse of the life of royals, who ruled this place in the historic era. According to archeological evidences, the fort was established in the year 1657 by Maharaja Shivaji. The fort houses small caves, along with some fresh water ponds. After covering 100 steps, visitors are welcomed by 2 beautifully decorated entrances. Adventure lovers can reach this fort through an alternative way which passes through short steps, bamboo trees and dense forest.
Activities: Adventure enthusiasts can enjoy trekking at this place, as it can be reached after a trek of about one hour. From the fort, tourists can experience a mesmerizing view of the valley downhill. Tung fort, Nagphani and the Aamby valley can be easily viewed from the Koregad fort. Shopaholics can also indulge in shopping of local goods at Aamby valley town plaza. So pack your bags and get ready for some adventure, while on a trip to Lonavala.