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Ajmera FortHeight : 2854
Type : Hill forts Fort Range : Dunsheshwar
District : Nashik Grade : Medium
5 Photos available for this fort
Fascinating Spots :

      The beautiful premises of Pahadeshwar temple of the Ajmera Saundane village is the base of this fort. After filling enough water from this temple one has to take the unpaved path passing by the temple compound. After a 10 minutes walk there is a sheltered place where a stone is painted Iin a trident shape using vermillion on the right. This stone is referred to as “Mauli”. To the left there is another stone referred to as “Mhasoba”. The hill which is on the backdrop of this stone has caves on the mid height. This caves contains the local deity of the tribals. The unpaved path takes us to dense vegetation cover by keeping the fort to the left and the cave hill to the right. A 10 minutes walk takes us to a cleft between the hills from where the ascend starts. A 45 minutes trail takes us to the devastated entrance of the fort. One can find the remnants of the bastion and fortified wall to thee right. Opposite the entrance we see the large summit of the fort and to the back side there is a flag mounted on a height. Walking towards the direction of the flag we come across a raised ground where we can find remnants of some structures and dried up pond to the left. Moving ahead towards the right we see a Shiva temple which is in ruins. There is another pond further right from here and two water tanks further towards left. The tanks don’t have potable water. After this, reach the flag mounted area on the top from where regions of Karha, Bishtha fort can be seen. It takes about 300 minutes to see the entire fort.
Ways To Reach :
      The base village of this fort is Ajmer Saundane which is 8 kms from Satana which can accessed from Mumbai via Nashik route. A path from this village takes us at Pahadeshwar temple at 4 kms. This temple is the base of the fort.
Accommodation Facility :
      Not available
Food Facility :
      Available at Satana
Drinking Water Facility :
      Available in Pahadeshwar Temple
Time To Reach :
      1 to 1.5 hrs from Pahadeshwar, Ajmer Saundane
Best Season To Visit :
      August to February
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Forts in the District of Nashik
 Aad  Achala  Ahivant  Ajmera
 Alang  Anjaneri  Ankai  Aundha
 Bhaskargad  Bhilai Fort  Bishta  Bitangad
 Chaulher  Dehergad (Bhorgad)  Dermal  Dubergad(Dubera)
 Dundha  Gadgada (Ghargad)  Galna  Gorakhgad(Manmad)
 Hargad  Harihar  Hatgad  Indrai
 Jawlya  Kanchan  Kanhergad(Nashik)  Kankrala
 Karha  Katra  Kavnai  Khairai
 Kulang  Madangad  Malegaon Fort  Mangi-Tungi
 Manikpunj  Markandeya  Mohandar(Shidaka)  Moragad
 Mordhan  Mulher  Nhavigad  Pimpla
 Pisol  Premgiri  Rajdeher  Rajdher
 Ramshej  Ranjangiri  Rawlya  Rawlya - Jawlya
 Salher  Salota  Saptashrungi  Sitabuldi fort(Sitabardi Fort)
 Songad  Trimbakgad  Tringalwadi