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Harishchandragad Fort Trek Cloud Special

Sat, 1 Jun 3:00AM - Sun, 2 Jun 8:00PM
Harishchandragad (Outside Mumbai)
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Event Name: Harishchandragad Fort Trek Cloud Special
Event Cost: Rs. 1,499/- per pax
Total Seats: 30
Location: Igatpuri
Base Village: Pachnai
Height: 1,422 meters
Grade: Moderate
Endurance: Medium
Approximate Duration: 2.5 hrs of Ascend

Harishchandragad Fort never fails to amuse wanderers with its abundance of mythological and historical importance while the most picturesque are it's mountainous ranges. Add to it the cool and misty weather with clouds floating by as you trek to the top. Just as we prepare to welcome monsoons, be there to witness the cloud gathering first!

Major Attractions
Trek among clouds enjoy the amazing weather
Scenic View from Kokankada is absolute divine
Lake 'Saptatirtha' and Harishchandreshwar Temple
Medieval era Kedareshwar Cave and interesting predictions of Local Legends!
A whole plethora of Peaks: Taramati, Ajoba Fort, Kulang and many more..
Night camping and bonfire

About Harishchandragad
Harishchandragad 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, Agni Purana, and Skandapurana include many references for 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.

Day 1: 25th May 2019 Saturday
07:18 pm Meet Travel Trikon Team at Kasara and leave for Pachnai Base Village by Private Jeep, Dinner on the way
11:30 pm Reach Pachnai Village
11:45 pm Post Introduction, Start Night Trek till Konkan Kada

Train Time Table

Catch CST-Kasara Fast Local for Saturday @ 04:52 pm
04:52 pm Mumbai CST
04:59 pm Byculla
05:06 pm Dadar
05:13 pm Kurla
05:17 pm Ghatkopar
05:32 pm Thane
05:56 pm Dombivili
06:08 pm Kalyan
07:18 pm Kasara

Camping Time Yay! Bring on the ideas of Fun, We have planned ours too!
Tented Accommodation

Day 2: 26th May 2019 Sunday
02:00 am Reach KoKankada
03:00 am Tented Accommodation at Konkankada
06:00 am Wake up call
08:00 am Explore Konkan Kada
08:30 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
01:30 pm Start for Kasara Station
04.30 pm Reach Kasara, start travel for Mumbai
08.00 pm Reach Mumbai

Sun - Breakfast and Lunch
Tented Accommodations on Triple or Quadruple basis
Kasara To Kasara Private Transportation
5% GST

Saturday Night Dinner
Train Travelling
Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
Anything other than above-mentioned inclusion

Things to Carry
ID Card
2 liters water
Camera (Optional)
Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & Biscuits
Extra Pair of Clothes
Clean napkin or small towel
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Sleeping Bag or Proper Bedding
Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags)
Please carry medicines if you need any
Hand Sanitizer

Avoid wearing precious Jewellery while trekking, as Travel Trikon, won’t be responsible for any losses for the same
Please take ticket till Kasara
Board the second last compartment from CST side
Missing the train means missing the trek, no refunds would be entertained by Travel Trikon

Important Information: Dear Trikoners, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.

Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without a refund.

Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands a good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.

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