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Ahmednagar

The Historic city of Maharashtra

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  • General Information

    District: Ahmednagar, State: Maharashtra, India
    Area: 16762 Sq. Km.
    Languages Spoken: Marathi and Hindi
    Long Distance Code: +91-241
    Importance:
    Best Time to Visit: October to February
  • Description

    The historic city was founded by Ahmed Nizam Shah and therefore it acquired the name of Ahmednagar. It was here that Emperor Aurangzeb died in 1707, aged 97. The town's imposing fort was erected in nearly 500 years ago. It was mostly under the Muslim rule till the British came and later was taken in the Indian nation.
  • Location

    Ahmednagar, in Central Maharashtra, on the road between Pune and Aurangabad, is located about 300 km from Mumbai. Predominantly an agricultural district, Ahmednagar is a drought prone area and its maximum recorded levels have barely touched 20 cm of rain.
The Ahmednagar FortThis 500 year old fort was built by Ahmed Nizam Shah in the 15th century and has witnessed many battles. The imposing structure is circular in shape and has 18m high wall reinforced with 22 bastions. There is a deep trench containing water surrounding the fort, which kept the enemy at bay. Located at a distance of 1-km to the east of Ahmednagar city, it was here that the British had imprisoned Jawaharlal Nehru and it was during this period in this jail that he wrote the Discovery of India.
Siddhivinayak - SiddhatekSiddhatek is a remote little village along the river Bhima near Ahmednagar. It is famous for the Ashta Vinayak Ganesh temple. This ancient temple is located on the top of a hill and was built by Ahilyabai Holkar of Indore. The Siddhivinayak at Siddhatek is considered an especially powerful deity. There is a popular belief that Vishnu acquired Siddhi on the Siddhatek Mountain. The new temple was built during the reign of Peshwa. The idol is three feet high and has Riddhi-Siddhi sitting on its lap.
Himalaya Ladakh Tour with Sam Trek

Himalaya Ladakh Tour with Sam Trek
(18 Days / 17 Nights)

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Himalaya Ladakh Tour with Sam Trek / PI-0397 (18 Days / 17 Nights)
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The best time for this trek is during June, July, August and September. Amidst some of the greatest mountain passes of Himalayas, this tour takes you along several high terrains with fantastic trekking opportunities. This is an incredible place and trek for those looking to achieve the thrill of adventure at high altitudes.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi - Chandigarh - Manali
Day 3 : Manali
Day 4 : Manali - Tandi - Keylong - Jispa
Day 5 : Jispa
Day 6 : Jispa - Sarchu
Day 7 : Sarchu - Pang - Leh
Day 8 : Leh. Shey-Thiksey-Hemis
Day 9 : Leh
Day 10 : Leh - Phiyang - Likir
Day 11 : Likir - Yangthang
Day 12 : Yangthang - Rizong - Hemis - Sukhpachen
Day 13 : Hemis-Sukhpachen-Themsigang-Ang
Day 14 : Ang - Khalse - Basgo
Day 15 : Basgo - Leh
Day 16 : Leh - Delhi - Agra
Day 17 : Agra
Day 18 : Delhi

Ahmednagar, India Tours

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