Perched at an elevation of 1200 feet, Takmak Trek takes you to one of the most marvelous views witnessed from tourist places in Raigad. It is famed in history as a place where criminals were executed in the past.The place enchants everyone with its pleasant weather which is full of cool breezes and chilly temperatures. The view from the top here is excellent and allows the shutterbugs to enhance their photography skills. However, it is advised that you climb carefully on this hill as it can be risky for tourists.Location: Raigarh Fort, Raigad Trail, Gherakilla Raigad, Maharashtra.Best Time to visit: Winter season.Timings: During daytime.
Constructed during the time of the great Maratha king ChhatrapatiShivaji, Jagadishwar Temple is an important shrine to be visited in Raigad. This temple is a depiction of Hind-Muslim unity through its brilliant architecture and revers Lord Shiva who is worshipped as Shri Jagadeshwar.The temple has a Shivalinga and attracts many Hindu devotees in Raigad even though it is not in a very well-maintained state. One of the popular religious places to visit in Raigad, Jagadishwar Temple is a sight to marvel for history lovers.Location: Raigad Trail, Ghar killa Raigad, Raigad, Maharashtra.Best Time to visit: November to February.
Prabalgad Fort is located in the Raigarh district of Maharashtra. It is a spectacular fort in the embrace of the Sahyadri mountain range along the western ghats. The fort is at an elevation of 700 m above sea-level on a plateau and provides vivid sight of the Irshalgad fort and the Kalyan fort.For this reason, it also had a great historical significance as it was used as a watchtower. The fort got a rebirth under Shivaji’s reign and now it is a remarkable offbeat retreat from the exhausting city-life for the tourists. The Prabalgad terrain is covered with a green blanket of thickets.The place becomes much more scenic during monsoons as mist covers the mountains and waterfalls emerge from within the lush thickets. However, one should avoid trekking during the rains. The summit offers amazing views of the Konkan area and the surrounding mountain ranges. The trek to the fort passes through dense forests through narrow trails. This terrain uphill is rocky and steep at some places with zigzag steps carved out of rocks. While ascending the fort, the plateau covered with a crown of mist makes for an awe-inspiring sight.