It is situated in Maharashtra, Aasangaon is the base village. The village can be reached by road by taking 2-3 hrs. The trekking is for about 2000-2500 ft and above of the peak lies a small lake which has cold and very clean water. The greenery is awesome here and the sound of waterfall gives you goosebumps.
A trek that cannot be completed in one day. It takes at least 2-3 days to take a view of every point. This trek has a lot of points with mesmerising views. This fort was built for protection by the great Shivaji Maharaj. You can reach here from Asangaon(Mumbai) station taking a bus or a tum tum(auto).
Mahuli-Fort is a beautiful mountain terrain located in the outskirts of Thane District of Maharashtra. The destination is located at the confluence of two rivers namely, Krishna and Yenna. Situated at a height of 2,815 feet, the destination is surrounded by dense forest, which is declared as a natural reserve.
The history of Mahuli-Fort is marked with various events dating back to the 15th century. In 1485, the fort was under the rule of the Nizam Shahi Dynasty. Many battles were fought by Shivaji Maharaj to protect this fort from the Mughals and British. However, the fort came under the rule of the British after 1817.
Displaying architectural excellence, the destination has many forts and temples of the Maratha Dynasty. The place is also popular for various fairs and carnivals that are organised during Maha Shivaratri and on the last Monday of the Shravan month.
Mahuli-Fort provides a beautiful view of temples at the foothills, mountains and deep and dense forests. Boleswera, Rameswara, Sangameswara and Visveswera are some of the famous Hindu temples located in Mahuli. Mahuli-Fort is a prominent place for trekkers, as it has beautiful hill forts and mountain peaks.
Travellers can reach the destination through air, rail and road transport. Located at a distance of 90 km is Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport which is connected with various major cities of the world. The closest railway station to Mahuli is Asangaon Railway Station situated at a distance 6 km from Mahuli-Fort. State buses are available from various cities of the country to reach Mahuli-Fort.
The best time to visit Mahuli is during the months of September to March, when trekking becomes easier and the climate is favourable.