Kunjargad

Grade : Moderate

Region : Ahmednagar

Base village : Vihir/Fofsandi

Landmark : -

Number of Routes : 2

Highest Altitude : 4200 Feet (1280m)

Trek Duration : 3.5 Hours one way

Surrounding Peaks : Harishchandragad, Bhairavgad

Ideal Season : November to February


Major Attarction :

Dense Jungle Trail, Cave, Natural Tunnel, Temple at Top, View of Harishchandragad Range


Water Sources :

Water Cistern on the way. However water is not potable at times hence it is recommended to carry water from Base Village itself.


Special thing about structure/route :

Natural Tunnel near the Top


History Info :

Ancient Name & Meaning (if any) :

The word “Kunj” means an Elephant in Sanskrit language and the fort derives its name from it. From the base village of Vihir this fort resembles like a giant elephant. 

Brief War History :

This fort was used for resting by Shivaji Maharaj in 1670 after the war of Dindori. The Maratha forces were rested and the injured were treated on this fort.

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