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Harishchandragad Monsoon Trek

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Harishchandragad Monsoon Trek


Harishchandragad Trek 

Harishchandragad is a hill fort in the Ahmednagar district of India. It is known for its scenic beauty and charm. The fort is quite ancient. Remnants of Microlithic man have also been discovered here. Its origin is said to have been in the 6th century, during the rule of Kalachuri dynasty.


Major Attractions:

Kedareshwar Cave - There is the huge cave of Kedareshwar in which there is a big Shiva Linga, which is completely surrounded by water. Its height from the base is five feet, and the water is waist-deep. here are sculptures carved out in the cave. In the monsoon it is not possible to reach this cave, as a huge stream flows across the way.


KokanKada - his cliff faces west and looks down upon the Konkan. It provides views of the surrounding region.


Caves on Harishchandragad - These caves are spread out all over the fort. Many of these are situated at the foot of Taramati peak and are the place of accommodation. A few are near the temple, whereas some are near the citadel and some far away in the forests.


Taramati Peak - It is the highest point inside the hill fort. From here, you can get a spectacular view of Naneghat Range, Jivdhan, Malshej Ghat, and Kalsubai.


Difficulty – Easy

Height – 4650 ft. Approx.

Base Village – Pacchnai


Itinerary -


Day 0

  • 23:00 hrs Pick up from Dadar
  • 23:20 hrs Pick up from Ghatkopar
  • 23:50 hrs Pick up from Thane


Day 1

  • 05:00 hrs – Reach Pachnai, rest at local villagers house
  • 06:00 hrs – Freshen-up. Have Tea and breakfast
  • 07:00 hrs – Start the trek after a brief introduction session
  • 09:30 hrs – Reach kedareshwar caves and continue your journey towards taramati peack and then proceed towards Konkan Kada
  • 12:00 hrs – Start descending towards the base village (After a mandatory group pic :P)
  • 14:00 hrs – Reach the base village and have lunch
  • 15:30 hrs – Leave for Mumbai in our transport
  • 20:00 hrs – Reach Mumbai and bid good byes to your trek buddies with a promise to meet again.


Inclusions:

  • Dadar to Dadar Private Transport
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Expertise and Guide charges
  • First Aid Certified Co-ordinators
  • Local Guidance
  • Wash Room & Changing room facility


Exclusions:

  • Anything other than the above-mentioned things


Things to Carry:

  • Identity Proof
  • Bottle of Water (at least 2 litres)
  • Torch with extra batteries (Mandatory)
  • Ready to eat food like plum cakes, dry fruits etc.
  • Cap, Camera
  • Good Trekking shoes
  • Wind cheater/ Rain Coat
  • Motion sickness medicine as we would be travelling through ghats
  • Personal care stuff, ORS, medicines which you require usually
  • Haversack to put all the things in, please do not carry sling bags or jholas


Disclaimer:

  • It is trekking activity and not a leisure trip so one needs to prepare themselves accordingly
  • Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery
  • A planned activity or programs may be cancelled or revised depending on the weather or any other unavoidable circumstances


Contact: Call or WhatsApp

Sanket: 9969258933|| Sabijit: 9833157583



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Map Harishchandragad, Harishchandragad, Maharashtra 421401, Mumbai, India
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