Type: Hill Fort

Height (Approx in ft.): 2280

Grade: Medium

Base Village: Satana-Sundane-Dundha, Lakhampurr-Satana-Dundha

District: Nasik

Nearest Railway Station: Nasik Road

How to reach:

1) One can reach Dundha via Satana in Nashik district. 3 kms from Satana on the Satana-Malegaon road there is a diversion to Saundane. Dundha village is 20 kms from this diversion via Ajmersaundane-Talwade route. Further 1 km from Dundha village an unpaved road takes us to Dundheshwar Maharaj temple and further leads us to the fort. 2) Lakhmapur village is 17 kms from Satana and 22 kms from Malegaon on the Satana-Malegaon road. Dundha fort is 7 kms from this village.

Time to reach from base village: 1 hour

What to see:

There is a temple of Dundheshwar Maharaj at the base village. Route to the fort starts by this temple passing through a thick forest. A 10 minute trail takes us to stairs carved in rock which further leads to a temple of Lord Shiva under two huge trees. There is a small water tank behind the temple but the water is not potable. Facing the temple, we can see the house of Ramdas Maharaj towards our right. A path passing through this house takes us to the water tanks. Just below the pathway there are two water tanks built in rock which have potable water. Moving further on this pathway one comes across a water tank after circumambulating half of the mountain. This water tank is of 10ft X 5ft in size mostly covered by green algae. The pathway ends here so one has to go back to the temple of Lord Shiva following the same route.

Accommodation Facility: Available in Dundheshwar Maharaj Temple

Food Facility: Not available

Drinking Water Facility: Available throughout year

Best Season to Visit: All the year


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