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.