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Mulher
 At a Glance
Trek Mulher
Alias Mayurgad
Type Hill Fort
District Nashik
Height above mean sea level 4284 ft (1286 m)
Base Village Mulher
Minimum Duration 2 Days
Region Nashik
Transport Kalyan to Nashik (road/rail, ~ 130 km) - Satana (road, 73 km) - Taharabad (road, 23 km) - Mulher (road, 10 km)
Time to reach the top About 3 hrs from Mulher
Water Availability Water cisterns are available midway (Moti tank) as well as on the top
Best season to visit Any time
Sights to visit Ganesh mandir, Somanath mandir, Ram mandir, Ganesh tank, Moti tank, Darwaja, Nav - taki (nine water cisterns)
Difficulty Rating Simple
Shelter Caves at the top
 Location

MulherThis fort lies in the Dholbari range and surely is unusual in regards to its construction.

Abundant water, nice temples, good caves to stay and panoramic view from the top makes this a wonderful trek.

 
 Precaution
Water Tanks

No special precaution is needed.

 
 Sight Seeing
Selbari Range as seen from Mulher
  • Having climbed for an hour from the base, one espies ancient Ganesh temple with a clean water tank in front of it. This spot is called as Ganesh machi.
  • Further 20 min walk will take you to Moti tank with crystal clear water beneath a fluorescent algae layer.
  • From the top one can see Salher, Salota, Takara on South-West, Nhavi, Tambolya, Mangi, Tungi on the north, Dhodap, Saptashringi etc on the eastern side.
 
 
Caves on MulherCaves on Mulher
 
 
Ancient Monuments on MulherAncient Monuments on Mulher
 
 
View from MulherView from Mulher
 
 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