Harishchandragad Trek from Mumbai or Kasara
Harishchandragad Trek from Mumbai or Kasara
Harishchandragad Trek from Mumbai or Kasara
Harishchandragad Trek from Mumbai or Kasara
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Harishchandragad Trek from Mumbai or Kasara

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Highlights


  • If you love history, going on a trip to Harishchandraghad would be the best possible thing to happen to you.
  • It is related to Shaiva, Shakta or Naath as the carvings on the temple of Nageshwar, Harishchandreshwar, and the cave of Kedareshwar depict.
  • Watch the beautiful view from the cliffs, Taramati and Rohidas.
  • The Kedareshwar temple, constructed before 1219 AD, has exquisite architecture and takes you back to the old era, letting you relish the same.
  • Sapta-Tirtha Pushkarni, is a lake present to the east of the temple which has temple like constructions of lord Vishnu on its bank.
  • The Konkan Kada, over hanged like a head of the cobra, has chilling weather and is a must-visit.  

Overview


Quick Info:

  • Trip Location: Ahmednagar
  • Duration: 1 Night/ 1 Day
  • Event Grade: Easy
  • Endurance level: Medium
  • Height: 4665 ft above sea level
  • Meeting points: Mumbai or Kasara Railway Station (12:15 PM)
  • Available Dates: July 10,2022 &July 24,2022


About Harishchandragad Trek:

  • Harishchandragad is one of the most beautiful hilltop forts in Maharashtra. This fort's strong walls have numerous access ways, including Junnar Gate, Sadhale Ghat, Nalichi Wat, and Indore Wat.
  • It is quite ancient and the remains of the microlithic man have been found here in the past.
  • The sculptures on the temples of Nageshwar (near Khireshwar village), Harishchandreshwar temple, and Kedareshwar cave are linked to Shaiva, Shakta, or Naath and is suggestive of the fact that the fort dates back to the medieval period. The fort was afterward taken over by the Moguls.
  • It was taken by the Marathas in 1747. Sapta Tirta Pushkarini, Kedareshwar Cave, Konkan Kada (Konkan cliff), Taramati mountain, and Harishchandreshwar Temple are the main attractions on Fort.
  • It gives terrific importance to the Malshej Ghat. The spot has beautiful views of mountains and lakes which can be seen through mist and fog. 
  • Give the trek a shot to enjoy the views, while at the same time know more about our history and culture.  


About the Activity:

  • You would initially meet at one of the points assigned to you and talk to your instructor.
  • Next day, reach the base village and relax for some time in the bus.
  • The Instructor will let you know about the rules and regulations that one must follow during the trek.
  •  You would visit the Kedareshwar temple, Harishchandra temple, Pushkarni caves and see the beauty of the place.
  • Next, you need to visit the Konkan kada and have a fun evening, relaxing and being amazed at the shape of it.
  • Soon after, descend from the place, reach the base village and travel to the railway station.
  • End the trip with a trek load of memories. 


Inclusions:

  • Travel from Kasara to Kasara
  • Breakfast and Lunch ( Veg only)
  • Local guidance
  • First aid and first responder assistance
  • Trek Leader charges


Exclusions:

  • All kinds of extra meals / soft drinks which is bought
  • Insurance, tips, porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost given above
  • All expenses-de to unforeseen circumstances like road blocks, bad weather. 


Travel Schedule:

The timings of the train from which you will board the train ( Kasara Semi Fast) are:

  • 09:32 PM CST
  • 09:40 PM Byculla
  • 09:50 PM Dadar
  • 10:00 PM Kurla
  • 10:06 PM Ghatkopar
  • 10:27 PM Thane
  • 10:50 PM Dombivli
  • 11:01 PM Kalyan
  • 12:11 PM Kasara

Included

  • Travel from Mumbai to Mumbai (Bus Option)
  • Breakfast & Lunch (Veg only)
  • Local guidance
  • First aid and first responder assistance
  • Trek Leader charges 

Not Included

  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Any Transportation Expenses

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Additional Info


Know Before You Go for Harishchandragad Trek from Mumbai or Kasara:

  • Leaders' decisions will be final & binding to everyone till the completion of the Harishchandragad trek.
  • Alcohol is strictly not allowed on the trek.
  • Bring necessary cutlery for your own use and no sharing of personal items are encouraged.
  • Smoking is not promoted but in case someone can't control their urges he/she should smoke away from the group &  without disturbing the trek schedule.
  • Everyone is expected to follow safety protocols defined by the leaders.
  • Leaders have been given the right to take disciplinary actions up to the extent of removing participants.
  • Polluting trek route of the destination is strictly prohibited & any participant found doing so may have to face disciplinary action. 

How To Reach

locationHarishchandragad,Maharashtra

By Air:The Chattrapati Shivaji Airport in Mumbai(BOM) is the nearest airport to Harishchandragad. The distance between the two destinations is 154 KM. Then take a taxi or a bus to reach the city.

By Road:It is at a convenient 201 KM distance from Mumbai. Follow NH 3 to Ghoti-Shukl Tirth Road/Nagpur-Aurnagabad-Mumbai Highway at Khambale to reach the destination.

By Train:The nearest railway station to Harishchandragad fort is Igatpuri Railway Station(IGP) at a distance of 41 KM. To arrive to Igatpuri station, you need to take a train from Kalyan(Mumbai).

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