Introduction, Geography & History of Forts:
Type: Hill Fort
Height: Approx. 4751 ft above MSL
Base Village: Hatti village
Region: Satmal (Nashik).
Dhodap, situated around 70 km from Nashik is a 'Magmatic Dyke' which is a very steep vertical wall of rocks created by intruding magma in to a fissure. The fort was belong to Nizams up to 1778 but after the treaty of ‘Bhalki’ between Nanasaheb Peshwe and Nizam’s fort came to Marathas, thereafter the fort was used as jail. Later on British conquered the Marathas in 1818.
The fort is woth visiting. Remainants on the fort includes Ganesh Mandir, maruti Mandir, Qubars of the unknown warriors, Kalwan darwaja, bastions, two floored well, water cisterns. Etc.
One can seen Rawlya, Jawlya, Markandya & Saptshrungi gad to the west of Dhodap. On east side Handya, Ikhra pinnacle and kanchna fort. Towards North Kanhergad & Salher fort.
If Time permits we will visit Kanchana fort too.
itinerary of the trek is as follows:
Day 1, Saturday 19th Dec 2015
Meeting Point & time 7am @ Swaminarayan Temple
Travel by NOn A/C Bus to base Village
1 pm Reach Base & Lunch
2:30pm Start Ascending
6:00pm Reach Atop
Dinner in caves
Campfire, Music, Or Call offf zzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Day 2, Sunday 20th Dec 2015
6:00 am Wake up call
7:00 am Tea & Breakfast
Explore the fort
1:30 pm Lunch @Base
3:00 pm Return Journey
Evening Tea/Coffee On the way
Approx time to reach Mumbai 9pm
Registrations only through Calls
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Cost for the Event is Rs 1800 Per Head
Travel by Pvt Bus from Dadar – Dadar
Meals - 1 Breakfast; 2 Lunch ; 1 Dinner;
Things To Be carried:
TORCH V IMP with extra batteries ( please don't forget )
Sleeping bag and good winter jackets. We promise it will be cold :)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs) Compulsory
Medicines if any
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of floaters.
Extra pair of clothes
No Smoking, tobacco and alcohol
Be a group - its not a race
No littering please...we are educated :)
The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
Note- Please understand this ain’t a picnic, all Trekking and Adventure activities demand fitness.
We request you to get a medical fitness check done before you participate in any such events. If suffering from any allergy carry proper medications and inform your
trek leaders about it. Also make sure you have a sufficient supply of medication for your trip, building in an allowance for any travel delay. Those with Active Chest
and Heart diseases that limit physical activity should not go to high altitudes.