Time Required : 1-2 days
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Bitangad is a hill fort in Maharashtra. One of the many such forts in the district of Nasik, it rises to an elevation of about 3500 feet from the ground.
The summit of the hill is very small and not much is left on it. There is a cave on the way up, and some cisterns of water at the top. The plateau at the top is covered with dense vegetation, and offers a very nice view of the peaks in the Kalsubai range.
Rail: Igatpuri junction is a major railway station in the district of Maharashtra. It is well connected with Pune and Mumbai through a host of local trains, which ply at regular intervals to this place.
Road: The base village of Bitanwadi can be reached via Ghoti on NH 3, about 50 kilometres east of Igatpuri. Buses are available from Igatpuri to the base village via Taked Phata and the village of Ekdara.
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Approx trek time : 2-2.5 hours
Availability of Night Trek : Available.
Base Camp : Bitangwadi village
Days required for the trek : 1 day
Difficulty level : Simple to Medium
Height above sea level : 3560 feet
Nearest Airport : Mumbai
Nearest Railhead : Igatpuri
Region : Sahyadris
Starting point of trek : Bitanwadi
Type : Hill fort