Tankai-Fort




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

About Fort

  • Height of the Fort:
  • Base Village:
  • District:
  • Nashik
  • Region:
  • Nashik
  • Route:
  • There are number of buses and trains from Mumbai to Manmad. Then from Manmad the Ankai village is on the 8 km away. From Ankai to Ankai fort distance takes half and hour to reach there.
  • Distance from Pune:
  • Description:
  • Tankai is located to the east and is somewhat larger.It is up to 800 m long and up to 600 m wide. Surface of Tankai is more flat, windswept.At the base of Tankai there are located several 700 - 10000 years old Jain rock-cut temples, some more Hindu rock-cut temples are on Ankai - see description at Ankai-Tankai Caves. Both hillforts nowadays are easy to ascend. Most tourists ascend from the Kusur (Ankai) village to the south from the saddle between both hills. First they pass by the Tankai Jain Cave Temples and through arched entrance door then reach the saddle and have a choice to ascend either Tankai or Ankai via path of stone-cut steps.