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Ahivant FortHeight : 4000 fts
Type : Hill forts Fort Range : Ajanta
District : Nashik Grade : Medium
      Fort AHIVANT is a part of Ajanta mountain range. Ahivant and Achala are neighbors.
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Ahivant
Fascinating Spots :

      Although Achala and Ahivant are neighbors, Ahivant has a broader plateau unlike Achala, which takes almost a full day to explore it. There is a cave in the north-east direction of the fort, but it is not suitable for a stay. Whereas a cave in the southern direction is suitable for a stay. Almost 10 min. away from this cave, is a water tank. If you come from Dare village, you will find devastated structures of two big entrances. In the nearby area you will find remnants of many old palaces, which shows that this fort was well equipped with a defense base. You will also find Shivling at many places. While coming on the fort from this side one can find many caves You can find two to three lakes while roaming on the fort. There is a temple with a statue which resembles Saptshrungi.
Ways To Reach :
      There are two ways to reach Ahivant.
Via Nashik :
      From Nashik one has to go to Vani. From Vani, along the Nanduri road you can have a good view of Ahivant fort. 1 k.m before Vani Nanduri road, there is a way to the left side which takes you to the foot holds of Ahivant Fort,within an hour. One can then easily climb over the valley and reach Dare village. And then it takes an hour to reach the fort.
Via Pimpripada-Achala :
      This is a comparatively long route. One has to reach to pimpripada first from Vani via pimpriachala route. From Pimpripada go to the temple, the way to the right of it will take you to the Bellwadi village within half an hour and left side route will take you to the Achala Fort. From Bellwadi you can reach Ahivant fort in two hours.
Drinking Water Facility :
      Available in winter ( till February )
Time To Reach :
      From Dare village it will take almost 2 and a half hour, and from Bellwadi it takes 2 hours to reach the fort.
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Forts of Grade: Medium
 Achala  Ahivant  Balwantgad  Barvai
 Bhairavgad (Satara)  Bhaskargad  Bhavanigad  Bhivgad(Bhimgad)
 Bitangad  Chambhargad  Chavand  Dehergad (Bhorgad)
 Dermal  Devagiri (Daulatabad - Deogiri)  Dharmapuri  Dundha
 Durg  Durg Dhakoba  Gagangad  Galna
 Gambhirgad  Ghosalgad  Gorakhgad  Gowalkot
 Hadsar  Hanumantgad  Hargad  Harihar
 Harishchandragad  Hatgad  Janjala (Vaishagad)  Kalanidhigad (Kalanandigad)
 Kaldurg  Kalsubai  Kamalgad  Kamandurg
 Kanchan  Kanhergad  Katra  Kavnai
 Kohoj  Kokandiwa  Kondhavi  Korlai
 Laling  Mahimangad  Mahipatgad  Malanggad
 Mandangad  Mangad  Mangalgad  Manikdurg
 Markandeya  Mirgad(Songir)  Mohangad  Mordhan
 Mrugagad  Mudagad  Mulher  Narayangad(Amboli)
 Nhavigad  Palgad  Pandavgad  Panhaledurg
 Peb  Pemgiri(Shahagad)  Peth (Kothaligad)  Raikot
 Raireshwar  Rajgad  Ramgad  Ramshej
 Ranjangiri  Ratnagad  Rohida  Sagargad
 Sajjangad  Salher  Salota  Santoshgad
 Saptashrungi  Sarasgad  Shivgad  Shivneri
 Siddhagad (Malvan)  Sondai  Songir (Dhule)  Songir (Karjat)
 Songiri (near Roha)  Suvarnadurg  Tahuli  Takmak
 Talgad  Tandulwadi  Torna  Underi
 Vairatgad  Varugad  Vasota  Vetalgad
 Vetalwadi Gad  Visapur