Tandulwadi Fort Information

Tandulwadi Fort Height : 1900 Ft from MSL
Type : Hill forts Fort Range : Palghar
District : Thane Grade : Medium

Tandulwadi, Medium Grade, Western Ghats

तांदुळवाडी (Tandulwadi) किल्ल्याची ऊंची : 1900
किल्ल्याचा प्रकार : गिरीदुर्ग डोंगररांग: पालघर
जिल्हा : ठाणे श्रेणी : मध्यम


Tandulwadi fort is located about 104 km from Mumbai, 75 km from Thane and 7.5 km from Saphale Railway station. It is also reachable through the Mumbai – Ahmedabad Highway NH 8. Upon reaching Varai Phata you have to take a left turn after crossing the bridge over Vaitarna river. A few minutes drive on this road and one can see the Tandulwadi fort on the front hillocks. Tandulwadi village is 15 km from the Varai Phata. There are no hotels or restaurants in the village except few grocery shops. Tandulwadi village is well connected by road. Tandulwadi village is a small Varli tribal village.

There is no residing place on the fort. Night halt can be made in the primary school in the village.

Tandulwadi is another camping site located very close to Mumbai.

By no means can Tandulwadi be considered an easy grade trek.4 hrs of ascend & 4 hrs of descend


Tandulwadi fort – Wikipedia,

1200 feet from sea level.This fort is situated on the north-east side of Safale station, around 5 km from station. You can go by S.T. or Jeep. From Tandulawadi village you pass three plateau and you will be at the base of fort. Then there is a small rock patch, which has two points where you can take rest.
Nearby cities: Vasai-Virar (वसई-विरार), Virar, Virar
Coordinates: 19°37’5″N 72°50’31″E

Tandulwadi Fort – Wikimapia

Way to Tandulwadi Fort – Milind Gavkar – Wikimapia


This hill fort has a great view of the VAITARNA river. The route here goes through some rocky portions and can be tricky if wet. There are water tanks and a monsoon lake on the top
Grade : Medium

Getting here:-

Reach SAFALE railway station
Proceed towards TANDULWADI village, reach a high col where Safale- Tandulwadi road crosses the ridge. Follow a track to the north (Left) climb along the ridge and reach the top.
One can descend from the col in the west along a nala to reach Safale.

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