Hargad-Fort



  • Name of the Fort:
  • Hargad
  • Difficulty Level:
  • Medium
  • Endurance Level:
  • Medium

About Fort

  • Height of the Fort:
  • 4450 feet
  • Base Village:
  • Mulher
  • District:
  • Nashik
  • Region:
  • Nashik
  • Route:
  • Presently there exists only a single way to reach the fort-top. This path traverses through the village of Mulher. After leaving the village we reach a tar-road. A walk of about 20 minutes along this road brings us to a bifurcation. The way to the right, passing by a banyan tree, leads to a shepherds' colony on a hillock. At this point one has to turn towards right and reach the pass between fort Mulher and fort Hargad. This can be arrived in about an hour and half. From this pass, the way on the left takes to the fort of Mulher and the one on right to the Hargad. The trail leading to fort Hargad is not much in use and hence is not distinctly visible. An hour's time is sufficient to reach the fort-top from the pass.
  • Distance from Pune:
  • Description:
  • The top of Hargad is so wide, that it can almost be called a plateau. There are some remnants of the fortification on the top. Ruins of a temple, of the residential structures and a couple of water cisterns can be seen here. However, the water in these tanks is not potable and hence it is necessary to carry enough quantity of water. This fort can be seen from the village of Mulher - Fort Mulher in the front, Moragad on the left and Hargad to the right. This fort is at a higher elevation than the fort of Mulher.