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Bitangad
 At a Glance
Trek Bitangad
Alias -
Type Hill Fort
District Nashik
Height above mean sea level 3560 ft (1069 m)
Base Village Maidara
Minimum Duration 1 day
Region Igatpuri
Transport

Kalyan - Kasara - Igatpuri - Ghoti- Taked - Maidara (Base billage) - Bitanwadi

Time to reach the top About 2 hrs from Maidara
Water Availability Water cisterns are available but better to carry water from Bitanwadi which itself is on top.
Best season to visit November to March
Sights to visit Bitanwadi village near the top of the fort, Hanuman mandir in Bitanwadi, cave, water cisterns
Difficulty Rating Simple
Shelter Cave or Hanuman mandir in Bitanwadi
 Location

Bitangad from Maidara village Bitangad is situated in the Kalsubai range of Sahyadri near the borders of Nashik and Ahmadnagar districts. It's surrounded by Avandh, Patta alias Vishramgad, Pandharya, Mahankal etc

 
 Precaution

 No special precaution is needed

 Sight Seeing
Hanuman mandir of Bitanwadi A small top doesn't hold too many historical monuments but it offers a great view of mountains in the Kalsubai range. Bitanwadi village, Hanuman mandir, cave, water cisterns are the other things one should look for.
 
 Note
   All references regarding duration of trek and transport are given with respect to Kalyan, which is about 50 km north-east of Mumbai..
 Contact
   cdeepan@gmail.com                        Deepan Ashok Choudhary
   abhijit.avalaskar@gmail.com            Abhijit Ulhas Avalaskar
   Last updated on : 1st Dec 2005