Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Ghosalgad And Kuda Caves Trek



Ghosalgad And Kuda Caves Trek
घोसाळगड उर्फ वीरगड


  
  Ghosalgad घोसाळगड 
    Grade: For Machi - 1/5 (Easy)
                     For Top - 3.5/5  (Difficult)
    Getting there: Base village Ghosala is located  9 km south of Roha and 32 km east of Murud on .Roha-Murud Road, Dist-Raigad
    Time to Visit : Any time, Best Time- Monsoon
    Time to Reach : From Ghosala village 
                                For Machi : 20 min.
                                For Top : 45 min.
    Water Availability : Water is available in water tanks throughout the year but not suitable for drinking.
    Stay Facility : At Ganesh Temple in Ghosala village.
    Caution : Ascent to top is very steep and is overgrown with long and slippery grass.
    Spots Near By : KudaCaves, Talagad, Avachitgad, Murud Janjira
  


Ghosalgad घोसाळगड Map
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Ghosalgad घोसाळगड
View from Ghosala village


View of Bale killa from Machi of Ghosalgad घोसाळगड

Entrance of Ghosalgad घोसाळगड Fort

Chor darwaja@ Entrance of Ghosalgad घोसाळगड

Rock Carvings @ Entrance of Ghosalgad घोसाळगड





Cannon Point @ Ghosalgad घोसाळगड

Way from Canon Point towards top is very steep and is overgrown with long and slippery grass.
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View of Ghosalgad घोसाळगड Machi from top



Talagad view from top of Ghosalgad घोसाळगड



View of Rajpuri (Murud ) creek from top of Ghosalgad घोसाळगड

Bridge on Rajpuri (Murud ) creek
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Rajpuri (Murud ) creek


Kuda caves, Located near Kuda Village in Raigad Dist.

Getting there: From Roha, Roha-Ghosala-Kuda
From Mangaon, Mangaon-Indapur-Tala- Kuda

Rajpuri creek view from Kuda caves


Kuda Caves consists of a series of 26 Buddhist caves.

Kuda caves command a beautiful view.

Kuda Caves made for Buddhist mendicants some 1700 - 2100 years ago.

Kuda Caves





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