Kurdugad

Type: Hill Fort

Height (Approx in ft.): 2020

Grade: Easy

Base Village: Jite

District: Raigad

Nearest Railway Station: Pune, Mangoan

How to reach:

  • From Pune :A way from Pune going towards Konkan passes through Tamhani ghat. An approach is available from Tamhani ghat via Dhamanwal, which goes to fort’s plateau. From Jite town, take a route alongside a water stream. On the way, there is a rock patch having a certain idol on it. Take left from here. The route goes through a farm. It takes 5 minutes walk to start the climb. This route takes us to the plateau after numerous turns. The plateau has a small community by the name Pethwadi. One and half hours would sufficient to reach here from Jite. The route is quite hectic as it drains much energy. The route from Dhamanwadi also reaches here. Pethwadi has a beautiful temple of goddess Kurdai. A water tank lies nearby. A way for the fort starts from the right of the temple. It takes half an hour by this way to reach.
  • From Mumbai :From Mumbai reach Mangoan by Konkan railway or ST. Take a bus for Jite, the base village. From Jite, the route is same as above.

Time to reach from base village: 2hrs

What to see:

Accommodation Facility: Available

Food Facility: Not available

Drinking Water Facility: Available

Best Season to Visit: Sept to April

 

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