Fort from 11th century that became part of lsquoSwarajyarsquo is a good trek
| Sunday | 10th February, 2019
Fort Vasantgad is an ancient fort which was under the reign of King Shivaji and was home to Hambirrao Mohite, the fourth Commander-in-chief of Shivaji.
Umakant Chavan, a city-based nature researcher says, “This fort trek offers mesmerizing landscape views to the visitors and hosts a variety of birds and flowers in its surroundings.
Amol Salve, a trekker and localite of Talbid village said, “This hillock fort is well fortified by strong bastions.
One has to drive along the Kolhapur-Satara route till Talbid, the base village of Vasantgad which is 12km from Karad.
One has to undertake an adventurous trek of around fifty minutes to reach the hill top fort, which offers amazing landscape views on all sides.Talbid or Vasantgad fort was the home of Hambirrao Mohite, the fourth Commander-in-chief of King Shivaji.
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