The highest fort in the Sahyadri, Salher is a lesser known but extremely gorgeous trekking destination that should be a must on your bucket list.
The Fort is a place of great historical and religious importance, many tales of adventures and spiritual awakenings will keep you company on this trek. Do not miss this place, it is sure to become one of the greatest adventures you will ever have.
Rail: There are no railway stations for almost 10 kms from Salher. The nearest major railway station is 80 kms away. You will have to find a train that takes you up to Manmad, which is not easy as this is not a very busy route, and then hire a jeep that will take you to Satana.
Road: Salher is around 340 kms from Pune, and the route to be followed for reaching this place is Pune-Sangamner-Nashik-Satana. You can find many busses from Pune that will take you up to Nashik, from there, hire a private jeep for the rest of the journey. If travelling from Mumbai, the route goes like Mumbai-Igatpuri-Nashik-Satana. It is a rather long journey, so ensure that you leave with enough time on your hands as you don't want to start the trek in the evening.
Approx trek time : 3 to 5 hours
Availability of night trek : Available
Base Camp : Waghambe
Days required for the trek : 2 to 3 days
Difficulty level : Moderate - High; High endurance level required.
Height above sea level : 1,567 meters
Nearest Airport : Chikkalthana Airpot
Nearest Railhead : Manmad Jn Railway station (nearly 80 kms away)
Region : Sahyadris
Starting point of trek : Waghambe village
Type : Hill - Fort
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