Manjarsumba fort is a 14th century structure built by Nizam Shah, who ruled in the nearby Ahmednagar.
Manjarsumba Fort is located at a distance of about 20 km from the main city of Ahmednagar and situated on the top of a hill.
The fort trek is indeed a popular trek spot near ahmednagar city.
There is Hanuman Temple at base of fort.
Difficulty level of manjarsumba fort is Very Easy. For a regular trekker it would hardly take 20-30 mins to reach to the top of the manjarsumba fort.
There are a few short cuts on the way up but the path is a bit slippery in monsoon and better to avoid if not wearing proper shoes.
It is very famous among trekkers & adventure lovers.
The route to manjarsumba fort is very scenic.
Manjarsumba fort’s main gate in an intact condition, as well as remains of Chinese and Persian-style artefacts.
Today, manjarsumba fort is in the condition of ruins.
You can see the remains of the fort & other buildings which were on the manjarsumba fort.
The manjarsumba fort has sharp slopes & the fortifications were constructed only at few important places.
One of the best things about this fort is that it had a two-storey structure — called ‘mottha’ — that was used to circulate water all over the manjarsumba fort. This is a very rare finding in any fort.
The water was pulled by elephants and that’s why called has Hattimote.
There is big swimming pool along small water fountain on the fort. There was 7 water tanks.
It takes around 1-1/2 hour to see whole fort.
Lush green views of the surrounding region in the monsoon months are simply amazing.
I have been to this place twice now and have met few people who trek all the way up every Sunday for sunrise.
Some glimpse of Manjarsumba fort.
With so much beauty around this place, it goes without saying that carrying a camera and camera-enabled phone is an absolute must when visiting manjarsumba fort.
The photos and videos of this scenically beautiful place will surely cheer you up whenever you crave to come close to nature.