The Alang Madan Kulang Trek is known as one of the toughest treks in the region of Maharashtra.Embark on this three day and two night trek and visit the 3 forts, Alang Fort,Madan Fort,and Kulang Fort which are situated in the highest mountain range of Maharashtra.Your trekking experience will begin with a transfer from Kasara Railway Station. Get ready to relax yourself with the mesmerizing views of the lush green valleys, forts, temples and caves.An experienced professional guide will conduct this trek and the Alang Madan Kulang trekking package also includes high quality safety equipment.Stay in camps near the caves with breakfast,lunch and evening tea on all 3 days and dinner on 2 days Get the real feel of nature with.Alang Madan Kulang is a long trek of 3 days and 2 nights which gives you an adrenaline rush experience.Each day 8 hours of walking distance is required to complete the trek.Which is a perfect blend of rappelling,climbing, jungle walk. Three forts with a height of more than 4500 feet have to be covered.
ABOUT ALANG MADAN KULANG TREK (AMK TREK):-
“Challenges are what make life interesting,and overcoming them is what gives a sense of fulfillment”.The quote is definitely apt for the AMK Trek.Alang Madan Kulang Trek aka AMK Trek is one of the toughest treks in the Sahyadri range.It is difficult not only because it is a long trek,but also because the route is thrown with surprising elements such as slopes,rock climbing,rappelling, slippery etc.But trust us,once you cross the 3 peaks there will be a sense of accomplishment equally.
AMK trek view :
From AMK,the view especially from Kulang,is so mesmerizing and beautiful that you will thank yourself for putting in all the effort to reach the summit.Apart from the view,the remains of the forts-water pools,huge walls,caves will make you less curious.Standing at an altitude of 4000-5000 feet,the AMK Trek summits provide a glimpse of Kalsubai,Harihar Fort and other mountains in the Sahyadri range.It comes under Nashik district of Maharashtra.One requires technical guidance and equipment to climb the two rocks on the way to Alang and Madan Fort.Due to the difficult and steep climb,the AMK trek is mostly closed during the monsoon season and the best time to summit is from September to March.
Enough has been enough to experience AMK Trek,the toughest trek in Maharashtra,Come and join Mumbai Pune Adventures who have experienced guides.Alang Fort (also Alangad) is a fort in Nashik district, Maharashtra,India.It is one of three forts,the others being Madangarh and Kulang in the Kalsubai range of the Western Ghats.The forts in Nashik district are the most difficult to reach. The dense forests make this trek difficult.These three forts are a bit neglected due to very heavy rains in the area and a difficult confusing route to the forts.The preferred climb is usually between Madan and Alang.After leaving Kulang Fort,it may take around 3-4 hours to reach the ladder.Rock climbing would be required here as the wall of the stairs was destroyed during the cannon fire. Requires the use of a fixed rope.There is a big cave and 2 water bodies on this fort. The top of the fort is a huge plateau.There are two caves,a small temple and 11 water reservoirs on the fort.The remains of buildings are spread over the fort.To its north are Kalsubai,Aundh Fort,Trimbak Gad,and Anjaneri and Harishchandragad,Ajobgarh, Khutta (Shikhar),To its south Ratangarh,and Katrabai.It is said that the Kulag is the most difficult to climb due to all the three forts being in the same area.
On the way up the climb,we come across fragments of stairs carved out of rocks.It takes 6 hours to reach the fort from Kalanwali.About 5 water tanks are seen on the fort.From here we could also see Mahuli with 3 peaks.You can also stay in the caves here.If you are looking for a challenging trek,then Alang Madan Kulang Trek will be the right choice for you.The base villages are scattered around the mountain,so you can mix and match the places you stop by during your trek.Some of the options for starting and ending your trek include Kurungwadi,Ghatghar and Kurungwadi.The Alang Madan Kulang Trek will take you through the rough mountainous terrain of the Alang Peninsula.Alang Madan Kulang Trek is a challenging trek in the Sahyadri range.The slopes and rocky terrain of the mountain make it a difficult trek.Apart from the forts,there are many other historical places worth visiting.The ruins of a fort on Alang Island lie to the east of the fort.The Alang and Kulang forts are situated between Kulang and Madan.