Dhodap

TrekDhodap
Alias
TypeHill Fort
DistrictNashik
Height above mean sea level~ 4750 ft (1452 mt)
Base VillageHatti
Minimum Duration2 Days
RegionNashik
TransportKalyan to Nashik  (road/rail, ~ 130 km)- Dhodambe (road, ~ 40 km) – Hatti (road, 3 km)
Time to reach the topAbout 2 1/2 hrs from Hatti
Water AvailabilityWater cistern is available on the top close to temple
Best season to visitAny time
Sights to visitTemple (Jagdamba temple), various caves, peculiar natural wall, water cisterns, Darwaja’s
Difficulty RatingSimple
ShelterCaves at the top

This fort is a part of a Satmala range of Sahyadri, situated north-east of Nashik city. One has to reach village Hatti and then trek the fort for about 2 2/1 hrs (ST for Hatti leaves Nashik in the evening at about 5 pm and same ST then leaves from Hatti to Nashik next morning at 7 am)

Precautions
No special precautions are needed.
Sight Seeing
Temple is in fact situated in one of the caves and is in good condition. Few other caves are also seen around and are quite big in size.

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