Trekking & Camping To Harishchandragad
This mighty Fort never fails to amuse wanderers with its abundance of, mythological, historical importance and most picturesque it’s mountainous ranges. Yeah Harishchandragad it is!
Harishchandragad Trek : is a hill fort in the Ahmednagar District of India. Its history is linked with that of Malshej Ghat Kothale village and it has played a major role in guarding and controlling the surrounding region.
The fort is quite ancient. Remnants of Microlithic man have been discovered here. The various Puranas (ancient scriptures) like Matsyapurana, Agnipurana and Skandapurana include many references about Harishchandragad. Its origin is said to have been in the 6th century, during the rule of Kalachuri dynasty.
This cliff faces west and looks down upon the Konkan. It provides a scenic view of the surrounding region and the setting sun. The cliff has an overhang, but has been climbed many times. Sometimes a circular rainbow (Brocken Spectre phenomenon) can be seen from this point. It can be seen only when there is a bit of mist in the valley, and the sun is right behind the person facing the valley.
Trekking till Harischandragad and camping at this historical location is indeed an experience worth remembering.
03:00 am: Meet Travel Trikon Team at Kasara station
03:30 am: Move ahead to Pachnai Base Village by Private Jeep
04:00 am: Tea / Coffee on the way
06:00 am: Reach Pachnai Village
08:00 am: Freshen up and Breakfast
08.15 am: Start trek to Harischandragad
11:00 am: Reach Konkankada. Rest and Relax for some time
12.30 pm: Lunch time
01.00 pm: Explore Harishchandragad and nap for a while
05.30 pm: Enjoy Sunset from Konkankada
8.00 pm: Dinner
Camping Time Eeh! Bring on the ideas of Fun, We have planned ours too!
Tented Accommodation @ KonkanKada
04:00 am: Wake up to climb Taramati peak, second highest peak of Maharashtra
05:30 am: Reach top
06:00 am: Start descend to witness hypnotizing Konkankada
07:30 am: Breakfast in the open arena of Kokankada
09:00 am: Start descend
12:00 pm: Reach Pachnai
12.30 pm: After reaching Pachnai, hog on yummy lunch
05.00 pm: Reach Kasara, start travel for Mumbai
08.00 pm: Reach Mumbai
Tented Accommodations on Triple or Quadruple basis
Transport from Kasara to Kasara
Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
Kasara Railway Station
Kasara, Maharashtra 421602