Kanchan

Type: Hill Fort

Height (Approx in ft.): 3772

Grade: Medium

Base Village: Kheldari

District: Nasik

Nearest Railway Station: Nasik Road

How to reach:

One has to reach Nashik and board a bus from Central Bus Stand going to Satana and alight at Kheldari village.

Time to reach from base village: 3 hrs

What to see:

Kanchan fort is divided into three parts, two of them which are known as Kanchan-Manchan. A 3 hour trail from Kheldari village takes us to a big rock wall which has steps built in it reaching the top. Before the steps towards right we can see some caves. On the top, there are 5 water tanks built in rock. After seeing this, descend the rock cut steps and traverse the rock wall to reach its western side. Here we can some remnants of entrance gate and fortification wall. Moving ahead, we come across 2 tombs and ruins of some structures. The west edge of the fort has two more rock surfaces having one water tank each.

Accommodation Facility: Not available

Food Facility: Not available

Drinking Water Facility: Available

Best Season to Visit: Sept to April

 

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