Overview/Itinerary

Chaulher Fort Introduction

Chaulher Fort is comparatively unknown in Satana, Nashik District, Maharashtra. It is also referred to as Chaurgad and Chalheri by the locals. Chaulher Fort has a remarkable similarity to Salher Fort, the highest fort in Maharashtra. Mughals secured the fort from Baglan King Bahirji in 1637. Chaulher fort is 3700 feet above sea level. Marathas conquered the fort along with many Forts from the Mughals in the Baglan region. 

Chaulher Fort Information 

  1. Chaulher Fort is a hill type fort 
  2. Chaulher Fort base village is knowns at Wadi Chaulher. 
  3. Wadi Chaulher located at 1989 feet above sea level 
  4. Chaulher Fort Height 3700 feet above sea level
  5. Chaulher Fort total ascent 1711 feet 
  6. Chaulher Fort Trek distance three kms one way 
  7. Chaulher Fort Trek time duration one hour thirty minutes one way 
  8. Chaulher Fort easy grade one day trek 
  9. Nearest Railway Station Nashik 
  10. Accommodation is available at Satana 
  11. Food and Drinking water should be carried not possible on the fort. 
  12. Best season to visit Chaulher fort will be post Monsoon from September to February 
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FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

Places to see during Chaulher Fort Trek 

  • During the climb, you will cross through three beautiful entrances. Fort needs restoration lies in the state of ruins. The primary entryway is fascinating, and you will feel like capturing it in your camera. The secondary doorway is exquisite and chiseled out of the rock. 
  • Chaulher Fort gateways are great representations of planning architecture.
  • Chaulher Fort has few water reservoirs. On the machi, there is a big tank for rainwater storage and evidence of fortification. 
  • You will find a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman and Lord Chaurangnath 
  • Remnants of Fortification, old building, and Machi.  
  • Amazing views of Selbari-Dolbari mountain Ranges and Satmala range. 
  • There are two ways to reach Chaulher Killa. If you turn right, you will reach the fort in 15 minutes. You can see many cisterns created inside the stones, Moti take has portable water among these cisterns. 'Take' means a water container in Marathi. If you turn left from the Machi to the fortress, there are statues of Hanuman and Chaurangnath. 
  • A maximum of two hours would be required to explore Chaulhergad. 

 

How to reach Chaulher fort? 

  • Mumbai to Chaulher Fort distance by road is 270 km. It will take 6 to 8 hours to drive one way. 
  • Pune to Chaulher Fort distance by road is 310 km. It will take 6 to 8 hours to drive one way. 
  • By Train, you can reach Nashik and board bus to Satana town. From Satana town, you can take a bus to Tilawan. Tilawan to Wadi Chaulher covered in 25 minutes. 

 

Places to see during Chaulher Fort Trek 

  • During the climb, you will cross through three beautiful entrances. Fort needs restoration lies in the state of ruins. The primary entryway is fascinating, and you will feel like capturing it in your camera. The secondary doorway is exquisite and chiseled out of the rock. 
  • Chaulher Fort gateways are great representations of planning architecture.
  • Chaulher Fort has few water reservoirs. On the machi, there is a big tank for rainwater storage and evidence of fortification. 
  • You will find a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman and Lord Chaurangnath 
  • Remnants of Fortification, old building, and Machi.  
  • Amazing views of Selbari-Dolbari mountain Ranges and Satmala range. 
  • There are two ways to reach Chaulher Killa. If you turn right, you will reach the fort in 15 minutes. You can see many cisterns created inside the stones, Moti take has portable water among these cisterns. 'Take' means a water container in Marathi. If you turn left from the Machi to the fortress, there are statues of Hanuman and Chaurangnath. 
  • A maximum of two hours would be required to explore Chaulhergad. 

 

How to reach Chaulher fort? 

  • Mumbai to Chaulher Fort distance by road is 270 km. It will take 6 to 8 hours to drive one way. 
  • Pune to Chaulher Fort distance by road is 310 km. It will take 6 to 8 hours to drive one way. 
  • By Train, you can reach Nashik and board bus to Satana town. From Satana town, you can take a bus to Tilawan. Tilawan to Wadi Chaulher covered in 25 minutes. 

 

Is Accommodation available atop Chaulher Fort? 

There is no accommodation facility available at Chaulher Fort. You can stay in Satana Town or Nashik City. 

 

Is food and drinking water available at Chaulher Fort?

Please carry your water and packed lunch for this trek. Portable water is open at Moti Take.

 

Chaulher Fort Trek's best season to visit?

Monsoon season and Winter season is ideal for this trek. 

 

Are food and drinking water available at Chaulher Fort?

Please carry your water and packed lunch for this trek. Portable water is open at Moti Take. 

 

Chaulher Fort Trek's best season to visit?

Monsoon season and Winter season is ideal for this trek.