Overview

Harishchandragad is a hill fort located in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, India. It is a part of the Western Ghats and is known for its historical and natural significance. The fort is situated at an elevation of about 4,671 feet (1,424 meters) above sea level and offers stunning views of the surrounding landscapes.

Key features and attractions of Harishchandragad include:

  1. Kedareshwar Cave Temple: This ancient cave temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a remarkable architectural marvel. The temple is carved out of a single rock and features intricate carvings and sculptures.

  2. Konkan Kada: Also known as Konkan Cliff, this is a breathtaking semi-circular cliff that offers panoramic views of the Konkan region. It's a popular spot for trekkers and nature enthusiasts.

  3. Taramati Peak: The highest point on the fort, Taramati Peak provides stunning vistas of the Sahyadri mountain range and the nearby valleys.

  4. Caves: Harishchandragad has a number of caves, including the Kedareshwar Cave Temple mentioned earlier, as well as the Ganesh Cave .

( Click here for Harishchandragad Pune Trek details )

1 Night 1 Day 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 03 Aug, and more Mumbai, Maharashtra
Highlights
  • Taramati Peak
  • Harihareshwar Temple
  • Kedareshwar Cave Temple
  • Konkan Kada

About Trek 

  • Location : Pachnai village
  • Elevation : 4,670 ft. above sea level
  • Fort Type : Hill Fort 
  • Trek Distance : 6 km approx 
  • Trek level : Moderate
  • Trek Duration : 3 hrs one way
  • Endurance : Medium to High
Itinerary
DAY - 0
  • 08:30PM  Starts journey from Mumbai (Borivali- Andheri- Sion-Thane-kalyan baypass)
DAY - 1
  • 04:00 AM: Reach base village,Get freshen up
  • 04:30 AM: Start Trek to Harishchandragad ,Instructions, and Briefing session by Trek Leaders
  • 06:30 AM: Reach To the Taramati Shikhar Enjoy the Sunrise View, do photography, and Relax
  • 07:00 AM: Have Breakfast and Explore Harishchandrgad 
  • 07:30 AM: Start trek towards Konkankada.
  • 08:15 AM: Reach konkankada, get relaxed and Have Breakfast. Explore konkankada and do photography.
  • 09:30 AM: Start trek to Harihareshwar Temple.
  • 10:00 AM: 11:00 AM: Explore the Harihareshwar Temple, Shiv Linga, Pushkarni 
  • 11:30 AM: Start descending towards base village 
  • 01:30 PM: Reach Base village
  • 02:00 PM: Have lunch (Veg thali) 
  • 03:00 PM: Start Return journey to Mumbai
  • 11:00 PM : Reach Mumbai | Pune (Depends on Traffic conditions)
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Travel by Private  Non Ac Bus
  • Breakfast and Tea
  • Lunch (Unlimited)
  • Basic First Aid (if required)
  • Trek leader expertise
  • Forest entry charges
  • Our Badge

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the inclusion of this package.
  • Any kind of personal expense like Mineral water/lime water/ Soft Drinks/ Extra snacks or meals that are not mentioned in the inclusions, purchased for personal consumption. 
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather, accidents etc. 
  • Any Medical/Emergency evacuations if required. 
  • Any kind of Insurance is not included.
Things To Carry

ESSENTIALS : ID Proof, Water Bottle, Power Backup, Wallet, Backpack. 

CLOTHING : Full sleeve shirt/top & full pants for Trek, Extra pair of Clothes as per need, Raincoat /Jacket / Sweater, Trekking shoes, Quick Dry Towel, Cap.

ADDITIONALS : Energy Drinks/Supplements, Dry Snacks, Facewash, Sunscreen, Brush & Toothpaste, Sunglasses, Hankerchief, Gloves, Camera, Torch, Personal medicines if any, etc.

How To Book
  • Step 1: Scroll down & tap on "BOOK NOW"
  • Step 2 : Select your departure date from the calendar and proceed.
  • Step 3 : Select your ticket type & no. of participants. (At this step you can use the coupon code if you have any)
  • Step 4 : Fill your details and proceed.
  • Step 5 : Tap on review & Payment to select your payment type (UPI, Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking) and proceed.
  • Step 6 : Once your tickets are booked, you will receive confirmation mail. WhatsApp us the booking ID details on  8799856476 & fill the google registration form.  

OR 

  • Step 1 : Make Payment on PhonePay/Google Pay   8799856476 (Maharashtra Gadkille)
  • Step 2 : Send a screenshot of the payment on WhatsApp number  8799856476 for confirmation.
  • Step 3 : Fill the registration form for the final booking procedure.
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Terms and Condition
  • Please confirm on call about the seats availability before paying.
  • Once the payment is completed, inform our team via sharing a screenshot/copy of the payment confirmation. Make sure the date, time, and UTR number are visible in the copy and please fill the registration form to confirm your seats, names & age with the team.
  • Do note that your registration will be confirmed only after the acceptance of complete trek/tour charges.
  • Please note that the advance amount paid would not not refunded in any case, except if the trek/tour departure is cancelled by us. Do check cancellation policy in case any refunds or cancellations.
  • Seats arrangement will be on first come first serve basis at the time of pickup and it will be same throughout journey. (Any disputes regarding seating arrangement would result in dismissal of both the parties and would not be liable for any refunds.) 
  • Please make sure you are added in the whatsapp group 6-8 hours prior to the trip as all the pickup & lead details would be shared in the group. 
  • Food and Stay arrangements are done as per the availability of the locations so kindly don't expect too luxurious. 
  • Backpacking trips are arranged for the people who are looking out for pocket friendly trips and are more about chasing experiences. 
  • We need at least 12-14 Travellers to manage our Trip, so our team reserves all the rights to cancel the Trip if the minimum batch size is not enough.
  • Your payment implies that you have read & complied with all our terms and conditions.
FAQs
  • Are washrooms available on the trek?

Washrooms are available at the base village only. No facility is available during the trek.  

  • Is this trek safe for girls?

This trek is completely safe for girls And have separate changing rooms.

  • What about extra baggage?

You can safely keep your extra bags in bus

  • Are changing rooms available?

Changing rooms and washrooms are available at the base village

  • What are the pickup points?

Pick up is available if your location comes in between our route for this you have to contact us before.