Sahyadris have been considered as one of the vital part of Maharashtra with its vast expanse and the features of natural beauty as the dense forests, waterfalls, animals, birds are all evidences of the greatness of the huge nature's book.
Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj had known the importance of these Sahyadri ranges and built various forts along it for defense. There are nearly 350 different forts, but out of which many are extinct due to the ignorant attitude of the visitors. Proper care must be taken for the conservation of this national wealth.
Author himself is an avoid trekkers and shares his experiences about various forts with proper information and history of each of them. Author has describe various forts from Maharashtra be it from Kokan or any of the forts from the ghats. In this book he includes forts in Mumbai region which have hardly been described in books along with photographs, a tabular charts of nearest city, spots to see is provided which proves to be quite useful.