ANJANERI – birth place of Lord Hanuman
The City of Nashik was also known as the tourist’s place in Maharashtra has a very attractive & mythologically famous tourist spot known as Anjaneri.
The place is mythologically famous as it’s the Lord Hanuman birthplace.
The name Anjaneri is originated from this fact as Hanuman is the son of Anjani Mata, the wife of Pavan (the wind).
Anjaneri is the fort between the mountain ranges of Nashik & Trimbakeshwar.
The pleasant Climate attracts the tourists. The beautiful & eye catching carvings are done on the caves located near the fort. The caves and the inscriptions are believed to be from the Jain followers.
The temple of ‘Anjani Mata’, a big marvellous temple devoted to the mother of Lord Hanuman, is another attraction in this village.
The temple is attracted by more than 100000 devotees on Hanuman Jayanti.
The Hanuman Jayanti fair at Anjaneri Village is famous for Jatra and wrestling. People often visit this place on Tuesdays & Saturdays.
The path of the place leads to magnificent trekking adventure through diverse sceneries of Anjaneri Lake, caves, waterfalls, Healing Lake etc.
The place has its best scenic views in the monsoons. The place is surrounded by mountain ranges, forests and green landscapes.
Anjaneri is a picturesque village with mythological importance and spectacular history.
The place thus adds to the beauty of the city & is one of the famous tourist’s attractions in the Grape City Nashik.
FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED: Wearing sneakers or any shoes with a good grip is advised since trekking and hiking in the ranges would be risky in any other kind of footwear and slippery terrain would jeopardize the trip if not wearing proper footwear.
HOW TO GET HERE: From CBS it will take around 30-40 minutes to reach Anjaneri. The distance is about 22-25 kms. Usage of cars, bikes, mopeds, buses etc. is preferable.
Although small ‘tapris‘ that serve the purpose of knick-knacks is handily available, carrying food is an option since the location of this place is away from the city.
Another option is, ‘Anand Resort’, a place close to ‘Sandip Foundation’ serves very good food with a decent and sober ambience. Visitation of families, groups, etc. is secure.
‘Anand Resort’s speciality is its ‘pakodas’. ‘Cheese pakoda’ and ‘kanda bhajiya’ are a must try! Different assortment and varieties of ‘biryanis’ are available.