This fort was built by Bhoj Raja to keep eye on Alibag Khopoli Route. In 1657, Shivaji Maharaj conqured this fort and took it under Maratha region.
In Purandar Treaty Maratha’s handed over Manikgad to Moghuls. In 1713, Sarkhel Kanhoji Angre took this fort from Shahu Maharaj.
The fort was used as a watch tower and offers a commanding view from top.
Fort Height: 1867 ft.
Type: Hill forts.
Travel Itinerary -:
07.15 am: Meeting point @ Panvel station.
08.15 am: Reach to base village of Manikgad, Breakfast.
08.45 am: Start ascending
12.15 pm: Reach top, explore and Lunch.
01.30 pm: start descending to base village.
04.30 pm: reach base, Tea and start journey towards panvel.
05.30 pm: Reach Panvel station with lots of trek memories.