Kenjalgad-Fort



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

About Fort

  • Height Of the Fort:
  • 4273 feet.
  • District:
  • Satara
  • Region:
  • Pune
  • Base Village:
  • Korle
  • How To Reach:
  • Reach PUNE bus stand, catch a bus to TITEGHAR or KORLE or AMBAVDE.he route leads up to MACHI (5 Kms) where a good shelter is available.The top is reached via a broad rock staircase. Reach the huge tunnel-cum-cave near the top. Descend to MACHI to ASRE village and proceed to WAI.
  • Description:
  • Kenjalgad or Ghera Khelanja Fort, 4,269 feet above sea level, is situated on the Mandhardev spur of the Mahadev range eleven miles north-west of Wai.
  • History:
  • Khelanja fort is said to have been built by the Bhoj Rajas of Panhala who flourished in the twelfth century. The guns on the Kenjalgad fort opened fire before surrendering to the detachment sent by General Pritzler up the Wai valley about the 26th of March 1818.