The wild wind caves of Harishchandragad (4,691 feet ) is our trekking destination for an exciting and adventurous weekend trip on 14th and 15th December. The caves date back to Microlithic age and are a sight to be experienced!
Located on the outskirts of Pune Harishchandragad is also home to the famous 'Konkan Kada' a vertical overhang cliff that almost looks like a cobra's hood. It needs to be seen to be believed.
Join us for a perfect overnight trekking adventure to the top of the Shayadris as we climb to the ruins of Harishchandragad.
Distance: Base Village Pachnai: 165 km from Pune. Date: 14th - 15th Dec 2019 Trip Duration: 2 Days 1 night Pick-up: the Blue Nile at 7 am
Itinerary: Day 1 Our private bus will do a pick-up. Exit Pune via Nashik Phata by 7:45 am 01:00 pm Stop for lunch on the way. 04:00 pm Arrive at the campsite. Explore around the campsite 08:30 pm Dinner End of day 1
Day 2 06:00 am a Wake-up call 07:00 am Breakfast 07:30 am Harishchandragad Konkan Kada excursion 01:30 pm Return to Campsite 03:30 pm Depart for Pune 09:00 pm Arrive at Pune
Trip Highlights: • Photographer's delight of wide and shots • Stay in caves next to Harishchandeshwar temple • Amazing view from Taramati • Mesmerizing Sunset at Konkankada • Monsson clouds rising through valleys and cliffs • Ancient Kedareshwar temple
• Travel and toll: Pick up and drop off from our selected pick up points. • Meals covered on the trip: Evening tea and snacks, Dinner on day 1, breakfast and lunch on Day 2. • Camping gear – Tents, Sleeping bags, air pillows. (You can also carry your own bedding, one blanket per person compulsory) • Mineral water for drinking throughout the trip. • Tour guides and camp leaders all along the trip. • Medical assistance if required.
• Personal expenses (beverages, snacks, equipment) • Personal medication • Breakfast, lunch on day one and anything else besides breakfast and lunch on day 2.
Things to carry: Trekking would be done without the backpacks which can stay back on our bus. • Please wear light colored full-body clothing, jackets, track pants, pullovers. • Good hiking or sports shoes • Caps and Hats • Sunglasses and sunscreen • Hand Towel • Munchies and personal snacks • Personal medication • Camera (optional) • Binoculars (optional) • Shawl (optional) • One liter water bottle • Blanket or thick bed sheet • Torch
Please take care of all your belongings. Notify us immediately in case of any medical emergency. Anyone found under the influence of drugs or narcotics will be requested to leave the trip immediately, without any refund. Adventure camping and outdoor sports/ recreation is purely for nature lovers and not for party groups; we respect nature and do our best to spread the awareness about wilderness preservation. Campsite stay requests all enthusiasts to maintain silence post 11:00 pm
Be sure that you are responsible for your own personal belongings We like to keep the wildlife wild, please do not litter the forest/ sanctuary and the campsite. Please confirm your registration with cash amount or make an online transfer to:
Availability is first come first serve basis. The last day of confirming is 2 days prior to the event date, but please book your seats as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment. Looking forward to seeing you all.