Timings : All year
Time Required : 1-2 days
Rasalgad is a fort that will reintroduce to the lost charms and intrigues of an era long forgotten.
The trek is pretty simple and requires no past experience, although the mesmerizing views and historical structures will captivate you like no other. This is a destination that will keep you coming back for more.
Rail: The nearest railway station to both the base villages is the station of Khed beyond which you will have to brave a public bus or the more convenient option always is to hire a jeep that will take you safely to whichever base village you decide to start from.
Road: There are tow major routes that lead to the Rasalwadi village and one that will take you to Bheed. To reach Bheed, you can take bus towards Khed and go up to Humberi junction. From Humberi, a private vehicle will take you to the base camp. Another way is to start the trek from Rasalwadi and for that you will have to board a bus to Nimni village or Mouze Jaitapur and from there you can reach the fort via Rasalwadi.
Availability of night trek : Available
Base Camp : Rasalwadi (Khed); or village Beed
Days required for the trek : 1 to 2 days
Difficulty level : Easy
Height above sea level : 1770 feet
Nearest Airport : Lohegaon airport
Nearest Railhead : Khed
Region : Sahyadris (Mahabaleshwar region)
Starting point of trek : Rasalwadi village
Type : Hill - Forest; Fort