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Avchitgad FortHeight : 300 m.
Type : Hill forts Fort Range : Roha
District : Raigad Grade : Easy
      The southern part of Konkan is adorned by natural beauty. The city of Roha is situated on the banks of Kundalika River. Avchitgad is situated in the mountain ranges around Roha. This region is beautiful, and the fort is one of the rich forts of Maharashtra. Dense woods along the mountain have made it bit difficult to ascend the top.
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Fascinating Spots :

      The main entrance to the fort is still in better condition. The bastion on the way from Medhe was much better for keeping a watch on the surrounding region. As we proceed further from the main entrance, we come across the remnants of old constructions on a neighboring hillock.
Near the second entrance there is a lake. The water is potable here. Near to it is a statue of Lord Khandoba. The fort is not much wide, but stretches long enough. It takes about two hours to see the fort. The forest around the fort is dense and the fauna comprises wild hogs, leopards, foxes, monkeys, etc. it is a best monsoon trek.
From the top of Avchitgad we can have a glimpse of Telbaila, Sudhagad, Sarasgad, Dhangad, Raigad, Korigad and Savashna Ghat.
Ways To Reach :
Via Pengalsai :
      Pengalsai is situated at about 5 km from Roha. It is the base village. From here it takes one hour to reach the top.
Via Medha :
      The village of Medha is 7.5 km before Roha on Mumbai-Roha highway. The way to the fort goes along the temple of Lord Vitthal. We have to ascend through thick woods and reach the front bastion after one hour.
Via Padam :
      There is an old factory in the village of Padam. Beyond this factory is the way to the fort, which takes us to the southern entrance within two hours.
Accommodation Facility :
      There is no facility on the fort.
Food Facility :
      None
Carrying food with us is advisable.
Drinking Water Facility :
      There are many a cisterns and tanks on the fort, but the two on the southwest side are more reliable.
Time To Reach :
      One hour from Medhe and Pengalsai.
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Forts in the District of Raigad
 Avchitgad  Bhimashankar  Bhivgad(Bhimgad)  Birwadi
 Chambhargad  Chandragad to Arthur seat  Colaba  Dhak-Bahiri
 Ghangad  Gharapuri  Ghosalgad  Janjira
 Karnala  Khanderi  Khubladha Fort (Thal Fort)  Kokandiwa
 Kondhavi  Korlai  Kurdugad  Lingana
 Mangad  Mangalgad  Mirgad(Songir)  Mrugagad
 Panhaledurg  Peb  Peth (Kothaligad)  Raigad
 Ratnagad  Revdanda  Sagargad  Samrajgad
 Sarasgad  Sarjekot (Alibaug)  ShivtharGhal  Sondai
 Songiri (near Roha)  Sudhagad  Talgad  Underi