Harishchandra fort is famous for its toughness and the famous 'Konkan Kada'. Harishchandra Temple is known to be the pride of the fort. Harishchandra Fort is situated in Junnar region near Malshej Ghat, nearest local train station is Kasara which is situated 102 Kms away.
Trekking to the highest point and Stargazing has a benefit of getting more closer to the stars which easily cancels out the air pollution and light pollution of cities.
Hurry up and book your seats soon. Limited seats available.
Date: 26 January 2019 Saturday.
Duration : 2 days 1 night.
Cost:1800/- per person.
HIGHLIGHTS: 1. See Stars, Clusters, planets, nebula, galaxies and a lot more through professional telescope 2. Learn how to identify your zodiac sign 3. Mobile phone Astrophotography session. Learn how to click milky way galaxy and craters of moon from your cellphone 4. Sunset/Sunrise from konkan Kada 5. Quietness and serenity of nature
INCLUSIVE: Travelling to Harishchandra fort. Stay in Camping tents Evening snacks Dinner Morning Breakfast Trekking Guide charges Stargazing expertise
EXCLUSIVE: Bottled drinking water Any kind of insurance Anything not mentioned in inclusive
Thing to carry (Mandatory) : 1. Trekking shoes and Cap 2. Tiffin lunch for 26 jan while reaching the fort. 4. Water bottle of at least 2 litres 5. Ready to eat Snacks 6. ORS kit / Glucon D 7. Toiletries (Napkin, facewash, tissue paper) 8. Winter wear 9. Extra pair of clothes 10. Small plate and spoon
Things to carry (Optional) : DSLR camera 2 notebook, 2 pen, and 2 biscuits packet, for donation to school going rural kids at the village(A small initiative program from Try The Thrill Adventures)
ITINERARY: Date: 26/01/2019 Saturday
09:00 Meeting at Thane Station platform number 5
09:15 Boarding Kasara Fast local from Thane (Same train- 8:48 Dadar, 8:59 Ghatkopar)
10:45 Reach Kasara station and take our private vehicle towards Harishchandra fort
Kasara to Harishchandra fort is 102 Kms, 3 and a half hour of travelling
14:30 Reach base village of Harishchandra fort and start trekking towards the peak. Trekking Route will be pachnai marg
18:00 Reach the peak of Harishchandra fort and enjoy sunset from Konkan Kada
19:00 Start 1st Stargazing session with professional telescope to discover the wonders of our universe. See planets, clusters, galaxies and nebula and learn how to identify your zodiac sign. Learn some interesting facts about our universe from our stargazing experts.
21:00 Dinner and Campfire
00:00 Witness moon rise from Harishchandra fort.
00:30 Astrophotography session. Learn how to click pictures of the craters of moon from your mobile phone.
01:00 Have a little power nap or enjoy slow musical night with camp fire.
05:00 Before dawn stargazing
06:00 A little trek towards Taramati peak for those who are interested / Sunrise from konkan Kada.
09:00 Start descending from fort and take back numerous memories from the heavens above.