Anjaneri Fort Information
Anjaneri fort is elevated at a height of 4264 feet, in the mountain range of Nasik Trimbakeshwar. Anjaneri is located 20 km away from Nasik by Trimbak Road. The fort of Anjaneri, being the birthplace of lord ‘Hanuman’, is of great historical importance and where you can find Anjani Mata temple. The Anjaneri hills are blessed with abundant natural beauty & environment. The Anjaneri fort trek route is thrilling which goes through dense bushes, caves, lakes and cascading waterfalls.
Anjaneri Parvat Historical Importance
Lord Hanuman was the son of the Vanara Prince Maharaj Keshari and Anjani mata hence the fort is called as Anjaneri. He is also known as the son of Pavan Dev The god of wind because he gave Lord Shiva’s Prasad to Anjani Devi, after which Lord Hanuman was born. The Anjaneri Parvat has got its name from the mother of Hanuman Anjani Mata. The entire childhood of Lord Hanuman was spent on this mountain.
One hundred and eight Jain caves are found here belonging to 12th century. The area around Anjaneri was once ruled for a brief period by Veersen Ahir and Anjaneri was his capital. In the latest research, scientists have found a rare plant Anjanerika soparia on this Mountain. According to researchers, this plant is available only on this mountain.
Fascinating Things to see Anjaneri Hills
Seeta Caves are famous attraction part from the fort. The walls of these caves are inscribed with interesting designs. A temple in the faith of goddess Anjani is there on the mountain. More than 10,000 pilgrims visit this place during the auspicious day of Hanuman Jayanti. It attracts huge devotees even on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
There are total 108 caves carved all over the mountain of Anjaneri. It is believed that these caves were built by Jain monks in the ancient times. They display amusing ancient art through their architecture & designs. You can see a breathtaking view of Vaitarna dam backwaters, Brahmagiri Hills and Trimbakeshwar Range from the top of the Anjaneri.
Anjaneri Fort Trek Itinerary
Day 0 – Saturday
Please board the below train and meet us at Kasara Railway Station near Ticket counter
- 21:32 CSMT
- 21:40 Byculla
- 21:50 Dadar
- 22:00 Kurla
- 22:06 Ghatkopar
- 22:27 Thane
- 22:50 Dombivali
- 23:01 Kalyan
- 00:11 Kasara
- Board Indrayani train from Pune at 18:35
- Reach Kalyan 21:00 (have dinner before you board the train)
- Board local train till Kasara.
Day One Sunday
- 00:15 Assemble at Kasara Railway Station near ticket counter.
- 00:15 Travel from Kasara Railway Station to Anjaneri Hills by Local Jeep.
- 02:30 Reach Anjaneri Hills
- 03:00 Start Anjaneri Fort Trek
- 07:00 Reach Summit Tea and snacks at Anjaneri Fort
- 08:15 Start descending towards base village Anjaneri
- 10:30 Reach at Base village
- 11:30 Travel by Jeep to Kasara Railway Station lunch on the way
- 13:30 Reach Kasara railway station and disperse
Anjaneri Trek Information
Two pinnacles called ‘Navara’ and ‘Navari’ can be seen from Anjaneri village. The way to fort goes through Anjaneri village itself. After climbing some steps we reach the plateau of Anjaneri. It takes almost one and half hour to reach this plateau from Anjaneri village. You can see the temple of Anjani Mata just after 10-15 minutes. From here the left turn goes towards Seeta Cave and the Right route goes towards the fort along with few other temples. It takes about 2 to 3 hours to reach the fort from the base and is a 6 km trek.
What is included in the tour
Kasara to Kasara Local Jeep Transport
One Veg Breakfast and Tea
One Veg Lunch
Treks and Trails India Expertise charges
What is NOT included in the tour
Anything not mentioned in cost includes
Best time to visit Anjaneri Fort
You can visit Anjaneri Fort throughout the year. The atmosphere remains very pleasant during winter, In monsoon season the views of surrounding region look surreal. This fort is one of the important & must visit spots in Nashik. It is an easy one day trek from Nashik and Mumbai as well.