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Harishchandragad Event Details
Endurance Level: Medium
Height of fort: 4665ft approx.
Meeting Point: Kasara Railway Station at 01:20 am
Total time required to reach base: 2.30 hours from Kasara railway station
Total time required for climbing: 3 hrs of normal climb
Duration: 1 Night 1 day
Harishchandragad is one of the best high forts nearMumbai, Maharashtra. Strong fortifications of this fort have multiple entry routes such as the Junnar gate route, Sadhale ghat, Nalichi wat, and Indore waat.
The carvings on the temples of Nageshwar in Khireshwar village, in the Harishchandreshwar temple and in the cave of Kedareshwar indicate that the fort belongs to the medieval period since it is related to Shaiva, Shakta or Naath. Later the fort was under the control of Moghuls. The Marathas captured it in 1747. Main attractions on Fort: Sapta Tirta Pushkarini, Kedareshwar Cave, Konkan Kada - Konkan cliff, Taramati peak, Temple of Harishchandreshwar