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Tushar Dubashi


My group and I had a great day tour, The transfer in the bolero was wow, the base village was nice that day there are many travelers take part on this ...


Shubha Bharadwaj


The itinerary was well-planned and the trip went as per itinerary, From the beginning till the ending of this tour it was fabulous and the experience w...

Irshalgad Trek Overview

Trip Location: Panvel

Location: Karjat, Maharashtra

Timings: 10 hours (8 AM to 6:00 PM)

About the Irshalgad Trek:

The Irshalgad trek lets you get astonished at the wonders of this charming fort which is well known for its historical importance in Maharashtra. The untouched and unexplored beauty of Irshalgad Fort has been found and visited by very few history lovers and is a prominent way for adventure in case of trekkers, and nature photographers as well.

Unleash the fun of a moderate 2-3-hour trek for the 3.5 km distance and begin from the base village to the top of the fort which implies to a zigzag path. Wander with the bountiful flora and fauna culture and rocky cuts of the trails and reach the top point to witness the splendid views over the Morbe reservoir. 

The Irshalgad trek is inclusive of the support and assistance of a friendly guide along with comfortable transportation from Karjat to Karjat. Also, you get to savour on mouth-watering meals in the form of breakfast and lunch.

Suitable for: Age group between 16 - 60.

How to reach: 
Karjat Railway Station is the meeting point for this trek. Hence, customers need to reach the railway station by train or any other private vehicle. 

Pregnant women are not advised to join the tour.

Irshalgad Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Irshalgad Trek

    Meeting Point: Karjat Railway Station at 08:00 AM

    Breakfast at Karjat

    Move to base village Chowk-Irshalwadi by jeep (Bolero)

    Reach Base Village by 10:00 AM

    Introduction Round

    Trek till Machi

    Start Trek to Irshalgad till Nedhe

    Reach Nedhe by 12 Noon

    Explore the Fort and Back to Irshalgad Machi

    Have Lunch at Machi

    Start Descend to Base Village at 03:00 PM

    Reach Karjat station by 06:00 PM

    Arrival at Karjat station maybe an hour early or late.


  • Breakfast (On arrival at Karjat)
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  • Lunch (around 1 PM)


  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

  • Breakfast
  • 7
  • Lunch
  • 7
  • Expertise & Guide Charges
  • 7
  • Basic First-Aid Kit
  • 7
  • Transportation from Karjat to Karjat


  • Transportation from Karjat to Karjat will be in a private Non-A/C vehicle.

Things To Carry

  • Valid ID proof
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  • Thrillophilia booking voucher
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  • Luggage packed in big good trekking sack, all luggage packed in a bag.
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  • Complete spare set of extra clothes & socks if required.
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  • Water bottle (2-3 liters) compulsory
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  • Electoral/ Glucon-d energizers and personal Medicine.
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  • A sweater/warm wear/rainwear. Wear comfortable clothing during treks (full sleeves).
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  • Good trekking/sports shoes (sandals, chappals, floaters not permitted).
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  • Torch with Extra pair of Batteries (must) during night trek.
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  • Camera, Binocular (Optional)
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  • Toiletries (Napkin, facewash, tissue paper, etc.).


  • To customize a package for a group of more than 4 people, send us an inquiry and we will get back to you.
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  • Smoking and drinking during the trip is strictly prohibited
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  • Group leader decision will be final and binding
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  • Short pants till knee length allowed
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  • Thrillophilia reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice
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  • Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact kindly send a text message
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  • Sleeveless/cut sleeves, low neck, figure-hugging shirts/tops are not allowed for the trek

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Irshalgad Trek: Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • Same Day cancellations are non refundable.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Irshalgad Trek: Refund Policy

  • If refunds are in Thrillophilia wallet, it will be added in 3 business days.
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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Irshalgad Trek: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 15 minutes of successful booking.
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.
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    People Shared their Stories
    Story by Tushar Dubashi

     Rated : 5.0


    My group and I had a great day tour, The transfer in the bolero was wow, the base village was nice that day there are many travelers take part on this tour some they came from the other states we talked an actually they were nice and friendly. We all had a great walk towards the fort this walk was not tough at all. Yes, reaching the top was tiring because it was a sunny day but the view from there was breathtaking, we get enough time to explore around and take pictures with the fellow traveler and the staff.

    Story by Shubha Bharadwaj

     Rated : 5.0


    The itinerary was well-planned and the trip went as per itinerary, From the beginning till the ending of this tour it was fabulous and the experience was just great and enjoyable. Nice photos and nice people. I just liked it!!!...

    Story by Rajan Ahuja

     Rated : 5.0


    Really so much fun on this trek, Altogether it is going so smooth and safe, Nice arrangement and well done...


    People Also Ask About Irshalgad Trek

    1. How do I get to Panvel from Mumbai?

      Panvel is located at a distance of 36 KM from Mumbai city and is easily accessible from Mumbai. The quickest way to reach Panvel is to hire a taxi. If you are planning to take public transport, there is a direct train available from Dadar, which departs every four hours and is operational every day.

    2. How can I go to Irshalgad from Pune?

      Irshalgad is located about 100 KM away from Pune. The quickest way to reach the village would be by a private vehicle or taxi.

      If you are travelling by train, the nearest railway station is Karjat Railway Station. After reaching Karjat, you can take a bus going towards Panvel and get down at Chouk. Chowk to Irshalgwadi is a walking distance of about 3.5 KM.

      You can either walk the distance or hire a jeep. If you book the package from Thrillophilia, transportation from the Karjat Railway Station is covered, making the activity a hassle-free and comfortable experience.

    3. Is Irshalgad Trek safe for solo and female travellers?

      Yes, the Irshalgad Trek is a safe activity for solo and female travellers. All the safety and first aid precautions are taken before the trek starts. Also, you are accompanied by professional and expert guides to ease your trekking experience and make it safe.

      Moreover, the trekking team carries a basic first aid kit to provide first response to any minor injury or accidents. You are required to pay heed to the instructions given to ensure your safety. You need to note that in the end, the responsibility of your safety lies in your own hand.

    4. What is the difficulty level of Irshalgad Fort Trek in Lonavala?

      The Irshalgad fort trek difficulty level is moderate. The trek route is a simple trail that goes through dense forests and is well marked. However, there is no food or lodging available during the entire trek. Hence it is advisable to carry adequate supplies for the trek. The gradient of the trek is non-strenuous and can be enjoyed by beginners as well. It is a suitable activity for people aged 16 to 60. During the monsoon season, there might be some slippery patches, and good trekking shoes are recommended.

    5. What is the best time to trek to Irshalgad?

      The best time to do the trek to Irshalgad Fort is during the monsoon and winter season, from June to February. The weather during these months is pleasant, making it ideal for trekking. There is greenery all around, which makes the trek a better experience. The Irshalgad Monsoon Trek is a thrilling experience that will disclose the beauty of the trek during the monsoons. The trek can be avoided during peak summer months.

    6. Which meals are included in the Irshalgad Trek package?

      The meals included in the Irshalgad fort trekking package are breakfast and lunch. Breakfast will be served on arrival at Karjat while lunch will be served around 01:00 PM. You are also advised to carry snacks, fruits, and energy drinks with you, as these things will keep you hydrated and energised during the trek.

    7. What are the inclusions in the Irshalgad Trek package?

      The inclusions for the Irshalgad trek package are:

      - Trekking
      - Breakfast
      - Lunch
      - Expertise and guide charges
      - Basic first aid kit
      - Transportation from Karjat to Karjat.

    8. What equipment should I carry at Irshalgad Fort Trek in Lonavala?

      The things you should for the Irshalgad Trek are:

      - Valid ID Proof
      - Rucksack
      - Water bottle(3 litres)
      - Flashlight with extra batteries
      - Good quality trekking shoes(waterproof)
      - Raincoat/Poncho
      - Camera(optional)
      - Cap/Hat/Scarf
      - Sunglasses
      - Hand Sanitiser
      - Sewing Kit
      - Spare laces
      - Full sleeves and full track pants to avoid thorns, insects, prickles and sunlight
      - Some Ready to eat food(Chikki, Dates, Plum Cake, etc.)
      - Personal Medication(if any).

    9. What is the cost of Irshalgad Trekking in Lonavala?

      The cost of the Irshalgad trek is INR 899 per adult. This is a special discounted price available on Thrillophilia, which is inclusive of transportation from Karjat, meals, and a guided trekking experience. Book your slot on this trek as soon as possible for the best prices.

    10. Is the pick up and drop off facility available in the Irshalgad Trek package?

      Yes, pick-up and drop services from Karjat to Karjat are included in the package. The meeting point for the pick-up is the Karjat Railway Station, and the scheduled time of departure from the meeting point is 08:00 AM. It is advisable to reach the meeting point in advance to avoid any delay.

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