Dhodap (Nashik – Maharashtra – India)


Dhodap, is one of the hill forts in Maharashtra state in India. Situated in Chandwad and kalwan taluka in the Nashik district. the fort is 4829 ft (1472 mt) above sea level. It is the site of the second highest fort in the Sahyadri mountains after Salher. Dhodap hill is the second highest hill peak in Maharashtra after Kalsubai and Salher and the 29th highest peak in Western Ghats.

The base village is called as Dhodambe from where one can start to climb the fort. The fort is 55 km to the Nashik, about 3 km from Hatti Village, 16 km from Abhona in the Satmala range, Nasik region of Sahyadris.

When travelling from Nashik to Malegaon on highway NH-3, one can see this fort from a distance, from villages Shirwade-Wani, Khadak-Jamb, Vadali-bhoi and Sogras. One simple route is Nashik to Wadali bhoi (50 km) and Wadali bhoi to Dhodambe (8 km). This fort is also accessible from village Hanmantpada in Devla taluka (15 km) which has simple and easy access to the fort. The fort is recognizable for its typical shape.

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