Harihar Fort, also known as Harshgad, is a historic fort located in Maharashtra's Nashik district. Several trekking enthusiasts visit this fort in monsoon for a new and refreshing experience. It appears rectangular from the base village and is situated on a triangular rock. One of the forts vertical sides facing the Nirgudpada Village got the name Scottish Kada because it was first climbed by Doug Scott in 1986. He was a popular Himalayan mountaineer, who took about two days to ascend to the top of the cliff, which stands at 170 m. Harihar Fort trek is one of the must-try Treks in the Western Ghats and makes for a great weekend getaway.
Event Date: Every Saturday
Category: Night Trek
Duration: 1 Night 1 Day.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Well, be boarding the below train from the nearest local station. Train timings are shared below for convenience:
09:32 pm: Saturday Night Board the 09:32 pm Kasara Fast from CST and meet the Bhatakna team at Kasara station ticket counter by 12:15 am.
12:30 am: We board privately booked vehicles and head to Base Village. where we will be commencing our trek. en route halt at Dhaba and get fresh It'll take us approximately 2 hours to reach the village.
02:45 am: We reach Base Village, from where you can get a glimpse of Harihar rest for a while and get ready to start the trek.
03:00 am: Gear up, pack your bags and get your torches out! It's gonna be a long and dark climb to the thrilling top. We will make a few halts on the way where you can take out your snack or an energy drink.
06:00 am: We reach Top & the time for the sunrise. And You will get a beautiful view of Explore the Fort, Enjoy the view of the Surrounding from the summit.
07:00 am: We start our descent. Finally, you get a view of the surroundings you climbed through in the night.
09:30 am: We Reach down base village & grab a quick breakfast.
10:30 am Time to head back to Kasara station.
02:00 pm: Adios! Back to the mundane city life. Until next time, Bhatakna!
1 veg Unlimited breakfast.
Travelling from Kasara to Kasara.
Safety & first aid.
washroom & Changing Facilities at down
Bhatakna Trek Leader
Extra meals cold drinks.
Anything not mentioned above.
Confirmation only after full payment
On first come first serve basis.
So please register at earliest and book your tents in advance!
Booking is non-refundable.
Note entry will be confirmed only after the full payment.
Things to Carry:
Bottle of Water (at least 2 liters)
Ready to eat food like plum cakes, dry fruits, etc.
Jackets and woolens as it would get cold in the evening and morning.
Good Trekking shoes
Personal care stuff, ORS, medicines which you require usually
A haversack to put all the things in, please do not carry sling bags or jholas
Rules and regulations:
Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms, and gambling strictly prohibited.
The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. The Bhatakna Tours will not be responsible for injury/accident/death to the participant while on trek Any damage caused to the Cycle will be Chargeable*.
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