Harishchandragad is a hill fort in the Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra. 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.
Harishchandragad is one of the best trekking spots in the Sahyadris of Maharashtra. This fort has got an eye-pleasing natural beauty, along with diverse flora and fauna. Harishchandragad is famous for a lot of specialties such as its marvelous natural beauty, tough trek & none other than the beautiful Konkan Kada. The most fascinating spot in Harishchandragad is the Konkan Kada.
Difficulty level : Medium
Endurance level: Medium
Base village: Pachnai
Total time required for the summit : 2.5 hours
Duration: 1 night, 1 day
Height: 4650 ft approx
We will be starting with the 10:16 am Kasara fast Local. If you miss this train, you miss this amazing trek. In order to have the smooth functioning of the trek, we request you kindly adhere to the timings given in the itinerary.
10:16 am CSMT
10:22 am Byculla
10:29 am Dadar
10:36 am Kurla
10:40 am Ghatkopar
10:53 am Mulund
10:57 am Thane
11:11 am Dombivali
11:19 am Kalyan
12:32 pm Kasara
Meeting point: Kasara station.
12:45 am: Meet up and have lunch. We suggest you bring a packed lunch or you can dine at one of the restaurants at the station.
1:30 pm: Leave for the beautiful base village Pachnai surrounded by mountains on all sides.
5.30 pm: Reach the base village, get fresh and have breakfast.
6:15 - 9:00 pm: Fun-filled activities and games which would bring out the child in you. Let's relive our childhood through these activities.
9:00 pm: Scrumptious and authentic rural dinner.
9.30 pm: Night walk in the woods with trek Leaders giving a brief introduction on the history of the fort.
10.30 pm: Sleeping time.
5:00 am : Wakeup call.
5:45 am : Tea and biscuits.
6:00 am : Trek starts.
7:30 pm: Reach the Harishchandragad plateau.
7:30-8:15 am : Breakfast.
8:15 am onwards Fort exploration till 12 pm.
12:15 pm: start descending to base village.
1:30 am: Reach Base Village.
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm : Lunch.
2:45 pm: Leave from kasara station.
6:18 pm: board CST local
Goodbye! Back to your city life until we connect back on our next trek.
Trek cost: 1399/-
What is included in the tour:
27th Saturday evening breakfast
27th Veg dinner
28th Morning breakfast
28th Afternoon lunch.
Accommodation in a local homestay.
Travelling from Kasara - base village - Kasara.
TrekWeGo team expertise.
What is NOT included in the tour:
Any meals/services not mentioned in the inclusions
Water, Soft drinks, beverages, etc.
Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, etc
Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, roadblocks, bad weather, etc.
Things to carry:
Ready to have some food like a biscuit, cakes, chips, etc.
Packed lunch for 27th Saturday.
Torch with extra batteries
Rucksack / Shoulder bag which can hold the following items (strictly no sling bags)
Water Bottle (2lts minimum) compulsory, Sun Cap,
Track pant & T-shirt
**Do not wear jeans pant**
**Kindly carry windcheaters, umbrellas are not allowed**
Personal medical kit (personal medicines if any, prescribed by family doctor).
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Smoking is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that's illegal is not allowed. Anybody found consuming alcoholic drinks or smoking during the trek will be expelled from the event without refund.
TrekWeGo is not responsible for any loss of illegal substances or items being carried by the participant.
You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident, reasons beyond control like natural calamities, landslides, bad road conditions, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure, etc.; Man-Made calamities, Vehicle breakdown, vehicle dysfunction can happen & you agree that the organizer/leader shall not be held responsible for any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances.
TrekWeGo reserves all right to call off the on-going event when such circumstances arise, and it shall not be responsible for any refund henceforth.
Cancellation & Refund Policy:
Cancellation within 24 hours of payment 100% refundable. (Not applicable on payments made before or less than 36 hours of the event. Only 20% will be refunded in this case.)
If cancellation is done prior to 10 days of outing 90% refundable.
If cancellation is done prior to 6 days of outing 60% will be refunded.
If done prior to 3 days of outing 30% will be refunded