Bhupalgad (Banurgad)

Type: Hill Fort

Height (Approx in ft.): 2980

Grade: Easy

Base Village: Banur

District: Sangli

Nearest Railway Station: Karad

How to reach:

One can reach Karad by road and by rail. From Karad one has to to reach Vita via Karad-Vita road(Approximately 42 km).

From Vita reach taluka city Khanapur (approximately 22 km). From Khanapur reach Palashi (approximately 12 km). Take Banur road near Palashi and reach Banur (approximately 4 km). Vehicles can go upto Mahadev temple.

 

Time to reach from base village: 1.45 hrs

What to see:

There is a Mahadev temple on the small hill of the fort. There is also a Tomb of Bahirji Naik. Bahirji Naik was the prominent spy of Hinadavi Swarajya. He was also the Head of Espionage (spy) department of Swarajya. There is a small water cistern near the hill. There is also a big water tank on the South side of the fort. There are 2-3 secret doors at the fortification wall of the fort. Broken fortification remains can be seen everywhere on fort.

Accommodation Facility: Not available

Food Facility: Not available

Drinking Water Facility: Available

Best Season to Visit: July to Feb

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