Harishchandragad Trek

March 22 | 12:15AM - May 17 | 8:00PM
Harishchandragad
1300 onwards

About

Harishchandragad

Harishchandragad is one of the best high forts near Mumbai, Maharashtra. Strong fortifications of this fort has multiple entry routes such as Junnar gate route, Sadhle ghat, Nalichi wat and Indore waat.

The carvings on the temples of Nageshwar (in Khireshwar village), in the Harishchandreshwar temple and in the cave of Kedareshwar indicate that the fort belongs to the medieval period, since it is related to Shaiva, Shakta or Naath. Later the fort was under the control of Moguls. The Marathas captured it in 1747. Main attractions on Fort: Saptatirtha Pushkarni, Kedareshwar Cave, Konkan Kada (Konkan cliff), Taramati peak, Temple of Harishchandreshwar.


Harishchandragad Event Details

  • Difficulty Level: Medium.
  • Endurance Level: Medium.
  • Height of fort: 4650 ft. approx.
  • Region: Igatpuri.
  • Total time required for climbing: 2-2.5 hours uphill climb one way.


Harishchandragad Event Itinerary


Day 0

Mumbai participants

Catch CSMT – Kasara local

Kasara slow local

  • 21:32 CSMT
  • 21:40 Byculla
  • 21:50 Dadar
  • 22:00 Kurla
  • 22:06 Ghatkopar
  • 22:27 Thane
  • 22:50 Dombivli
  • 23:01 Kalyan
  • 00:12 Kasara

Pune participants

  • Board Indrayani train from Pune at 18:35
  • Reach Kalyan 21:00 (have dinner before you board the train)
  • Board local train till Kasara.

 

Day 1

00:15 Meet Trek Leader at Kasara Railway Station.

00:30 Move towards the base village in by private local vehicle.

04:30 Reach at base village - Pachnai.

Freshen up and Breakfast.

06:30 Start ascending.

09:00 Reach on top and explore. Visit Harishchandreshwar temple, Kedareshwar temple, Pushkarani, Caves.

10:30 Start trek towards Kokankada.

11:00 Reach Kokankada and Enjoy your time at Kokankada.

12:30 Lunch.

13:30 Start descending.

16:00 Reach base village and start return journey towards Kasara.

20:00 Arrival at Kasara railway station and disperse.


Please Note

  • People may board the same train from their respective stations of convenience.
  • Missing the train is missing Harishchandragad Trek, no refund will be provided.


Cost Includes

  • 1 veg Breakfast and 1 veg Lunch.
  • Kasara to Kasara travel by private non ac local vehicle.
  • Treks and Trails expertise charges.

 

Cost Excludes

  • Travel till Kasara and back.
  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.
  •  Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.


Thing to carry

  • 2/3 liters of water.
  • Good Torch must with extra battery.
  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars.
  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets.
  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on trek.
  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters.
  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen.
  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine.
  • Identity Proof.
  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles.

 

Cancellation Policy

  • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date
  • No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If Trek gets cancelled, we will refund "Trek Amount" only.

Venue

Harishchandragad

Harishchandragad Trek Ahmednagar, Maharashtra 414001

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