Dhak-Bahiri-Fort



  • Name of the Fort:
  • Dhak-Bahiri
  • Difficulty Level:
  • Easy
  • Endurance Level:
  • Easy

About Fort

  • Base Village:
  • Wadhap
  • Region:
  • Raigad
  • Description:
  • Dhak Bhairi fort a hill fort situated in the base village of Sandshi of Raigad District. Dhak Bhairi if an extremely Hard trek with its height of 2700 feet i.e. 823 meters. You can also read the history and the places nearby Dhak bhairi fort.
  • History:
  • The fort is dedicated to God bhairi the god of Thakur Adivasis hence it is called as Dhak - Bhairi. The fort of Dhak-Bhairi was discovered by great historian Mr. Gopal Nilkanth Dandekar. He said that Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj once visited these religious caves of God Bhairi, Maharaj gifted a golden plate to the god.An important part of this thrilling trek is the cave, which is situated on the other side of fort, and the way goes through dense vegetation. Walking for few minutes’ leads to a diversion and the way to right directs to a cliff called the cliff of "Kalakrai”. The narrow ridge between the cliff and the mountain descends to a narrow straight path where we come across two caves. One should proceed from here by taking support of the rocks and should be quite careful. Ascending the rock patch where a bamboo and a rope are used to climb to the caves. The caves as such are sacred as the Lord of Bahiri resides here. From the caves, we can have a glance of the terrifying beauty of peaks of Sahyadri.