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Sumargad
 At a Glance
Trek Sumargad
Alias -
Type Hill Fort
District Ratnagiri
Height above mean sea level ~ 2800 ft  (~ 850 m)
Base Village --
Minimum Duration 2 days
Region -
Transport

Kalyan to Khed  (road/rail, ~ 200 km)

Time to reach the top About 3-4 hrs (from Mahipatgad or Rasalgad)
Water Availability Potable water isn't available on the top (at least in winter and summer)
Best season to visit November to February
Sights to visit Water cisterns
Difficulty Rating Medium - about 15-20 rock patch needs a bit of care
Shelter -
 Location
Sumargad


This is a very small fort in between Mahipatgad and Rasalgad. One can first trek Mahipatgad (Please refer Mahipatgad ) and then visit Sumargad OR first visit Rasalgad (Please refer Rasalgad) and then visit Sumargad.
 
 Precaution
Rock patch


Last 15-20 feet of the trek is a bit tough, especially for novices and should be done with care..
 
 Sight Seeing
Water tank at Sumargad


Fort is very small and doesn't hold any significant structures. Water cistern lies on the fort and has good, potable water. Fort offers wonderful view of Makarandgad and Chakdev.
 
 





Makarandgad from Sumargad
 
 





Chakdev from Sumargad
 
 Note
   All references regarding duration of trek and transport are given with respect to Kalyan, which is about 50 km north-east of Mumbai.
 Contact
   cdeepan@gmail.com                        Deepan Ashok Choudhary
   abhijit.avalaskar@gmail.com            Abhijit Ulhas Avalaskar
   Last updated on : 1st Dec 2005