Ghangad Fort


Ghangad fort is located in Lonavala region, on the western side of the Mulshi river which is in Pune District.  This region is also called the Korbarase Maval. Actually this fort is very small. The fort is surrounded by other forts like Korigad, Telbaila and Sudhagad and yet it is quite lonely and separate from the others. There are two huge rocks caves at the entrance of the fort. The fort has been renovated and still work is going on. Due to renovation the fort now look good.
The known information and history about this fort is very less. There are not much of documentation regarding this fort. Ekole village which is at the base of the fort. The height of this fort is 2500 feet.
The history says this fort is actually used as prison by Peshwa. It was originally occupied by Koli Samant and then was later annexed by Adil Shah and then later on with the Marathas.

Best time to Visit:
September to April

What to see?
Bastian, Fortification, Water cisterns, Goddess Garjai.

Water and Food
Water is available on the Fort, however not good for drinking & there no food is available on fort.

Stay / Accommodation
There is place to stay on fort.

Places around
Tung Fort, Korigad Fort, Pawna dam, Lohagad & Visapur Fort, Bedse Caves, Tikona Fort, Rajmachi, Ghoradeshwar Caves.
  
Approximate Distance from Pune
Approx. 90 Kms  [ Pune- Pirangut - Mulshi - Tamhini - Bhamburde- Ekole(Base village) ]
Distance will increase if come via Lonavala

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Goddess Garjai Temple at base of Fort

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View of Telbaila from Ghangad Fort

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