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Harishchandragad Trek

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 6:00AM - Sun, 29 Jul 2018 2:00PM
Rs 1800
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Outdoors / Open Air
Tour Duration : 2 days, 1 nights
Stay Type : Tents
Stay Included
Breakfast Avaliable




Harishchandragad is one of the most beautiful trek in sahyadri mountains near Pune and it is also knows as trekker's paradise. There are majorly three routes to trek - Pachnai (Easy), Khireshwar (Moderate) and Nalichi vat (Difficult). Out of these three khireshwar is the preferred route by trekkers because it offers a great scenic view all the way.


Height: 4,665 Ft


Main attractions of this trek are:


Kedareshwar cave- A big shiva linga, hich is completely surrounded by water. Its height from the base is five feet, and the water is waist-deep. It is quite difficult to reach the Shiva Linga because the water is ice-cold.


Taramati- Also known as Taramanchi. This is the top most point on the fort (1429 meters).  Leopards are seen in the forests beyond this peak. From here we can have a glimpse of the whole range of Naneghat and the forts near Murbad.


Caves of 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.


Nageshwar & Harishchandreshwar Temple- These temple are great antique construction, and diverse artistic works are seen on this. On the ceiling of the temple are carvings.


Konkada- The major attraction of Harishchandrgad. This cliff is not just vertical, it is an overhang, almost like a cobra's hood. Must visited in evening for sunset.




Difficulty level: Moderate


Endurance: Medium


Duration: 2 Days/1 Night

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Day 01


  • We will start our journey from Pune at 6:00 AM. Pick up points will be shared a day before.
  • Breakfast will be served on the way.
  • We will reach at base village around 10:00 AM. We will spend half an hour break to freshen up.
  • Our trek will start at 10:30 AM.
  • Lunch will be served at the top
  • We will spend some time on the top to click picture and admire the beauty.
  • Then we will start trekking down to camping area.
  • Barbeque and Bonfire will set up the mood for the evening and the Dinner will be served.


Day 02


  • We will wake up early and will have our breakfast by 8:00 AM.
  • Then we will start our trek towards base village.
  • From the base village we will leave for Pune by 11 AM.
  • We will be back to Pune by 6 PM and this will mark the end of this beautiful trek.

Things To Carry

Things To Carry
  • Torch (compulsory)
  • Water Bottle (2ltrs/head minimum)
  • Comfortable Shoes (with rubber sole)
  • Energy Bars/Dry Fruits 
  • Personal medicine (if any)
  • Camera (optional)
  • Sweat Towel and Tissue Paper
  • Comfortable Clothing for activities
  • Salt (for tackling leeches if encountered)
  • Toiletry kit
  • Raincoat (For treks in rainy season)
  • Powerbank (For treks in remote areas)

Map & Directions

Map & Directions
Harishchandragad ( Outside Pune )
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