Night Trek and Camping at Harishchandragad

Batches

13 th January 2018

Cost

INR 1700 + 5% GST

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Registration through Phone or E-mail
Ravi: 77380 73691
Prashant: 97736 03954
mail@smallstepsadventures.com

SHORT INFO

Type: Hill Fort
Height: 4700 feet
Grade: Medium
Base Village: Pachnai and Khireshwar
Region: Ahmednagar

Harishchandra fort Information and History: This is one of the most famous forts in Ahmednagar district. It has very interesting story about Harishchandra Raja. Name of the fort can be seen in various puranas like Matsyapurana, Skandapurana and Agnipurana. It is said that sage Changdev did meditation in caves of harishchandragad in 14th century and completed his manuscript ‘Tatwasaar’. This fort is a famous amongst Pune and Mumbai trekking groups. There are 3 peaks i.e. Rohidas, Taramati and Harishchandra. Taramati peak is the highest one in the fort. Harishchandra fort is a must trekking destination for camping near konkan kada.

Fascinating Spots:

● Saptatirtha Pushkarni
● Kedareshwar Temple
● Konkon cliff
● Taramati Peak
● Harishchandreshwar Temple

ITINERARY

Train timings: 

11:34 am CSMT
11:47 am Dadar
12:16 pm Thane
12:49 pm Kalyan
01:59 pm Kasara

Day 1:

02:15 pm: Meeting point at Kasara railway station
05:00 pm: Reach Pachnai base village by local transport
05:30 pm: Refreshment & snacks
06:00 pm: Start trek towards Konkankada
08:30 pm: Reach campsite & freshen up
09:00 pm: Dinner & night stay in tents
09:30 pm: Explore night  life at Konkankada

Day 2 :

06:00 am: Wake up call
07:00 am: Early morning hike to Taramati peak
08:30 am: Reach back to konkankada for breakfast
09:30 am: Visit Harishchandragad temple and explore remaining fort
11:30 am: Start desending towards khireshwar village
03:00 pm: Reach Khireshwar village & lunch at base village
04:00 pm: Start return journey towards Kalyan

INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS

INR 1700 + 5% GST

Inclusions: -

● Snacks, Dinner
● Tent camping 
● Breakfast, tea & lunch of next day
● Travelling from Kasara to Kalyan
● First aid kit
● Expertise charges

Exclusions: -

● Any other personal expenses other than above & GST

Cancellation and Refund applicable on the tour cost: 

● If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded
● If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded.
● After that no refund will be provided

THINGS TO CARRY

● At least 2 ltrs of drinking water.
● Torch with extra batteries.
● Photo ID card.
● Good trekking or sport shoes.
● Some ready to eat food (plum cakes, biscuits)
● Jackets (photo acche aate hey)
● Electral/Tang powder/Glucose-D/salt
● Cap, camera, mobiles phones, socks, extra pairs of cloths. (if required)

RULES & FAQ

Rules

● In mountains & jungles, smoking attracts honeybees and one has to face dangerous "honeybee attack" where survival of the person is difficult, hence smoking is strictly prohibited.
● Drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
● Leader's decision will be final and binding.
● Small Steps Adventures reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
● Telephonic confirmation for booking is mandatory; if unable to contact us then send a text message and we will call you back.
● Please do not carry handbags or Jholas or Sling bags on treks.
● Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelry, etc. If carried, then we do not take any liability for the same.

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Batches

13 th January 2018

Cost

INR 1700 + 5% GST

Book Now

Registration through Phone or E-mail
Ravi: 77380 73691
Prashant: 97736 03954
mail@smallstepsadventures.com

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