We Moun10 Trekkers are planning to go for the trek to Harishchandragad on Dt. 15th Dec 2018 to 16th Dec 2018
Meeting Point and pick up points At Kasara Station at 1.18 am I .e.10.50 pm at CST Mode of Transport: PRIVATE TRANSPORT
About Harishchandragad:- Type: Hill Fort Fort Range: Malshej
Height above sea level: 5510 ft.
Difficulty rating: Medium
Base Village: Khireshwar
Harishchandragad Fort is famous for its height, its toughness and the famous 'Konkan Kada' 1800 ft. Harishchandra Temple is known to be the pride of the fort. Sant Changdev stayed here for some time and completed his manuscript - 'Tatwasaar'. The Nandi and Shivling in the temple are breathtaking. Harishchandragad Fort is situated in Junnar region near Malshej Ghat. Rohidas, Taramati and Harishchandra are the three peaks in Harishchandragad. Many peaks, fort and other beautiful places such as Malshej Ghat, Jivdhan, Nane Ghat, Ratangad, Kalsubai, etc. can also be seen from here. Sightseeing: To the east of the temple is a well-built lake called "Saptatirtha". On its bank are temple-like constructions in which there are idols of Lord Vishnu. Going rightwards of Harishchandreshwar temple, we come across a huge cave of Kedareshwar, in which there is a big Shivlinga, which is totally surrounded by water. Konkan Kada most interesting point on this fort is this cliff. Caves onHarishchandragad are situated all over the fort. Many of these are situated at the foot of Taramati peak & are the place of accommodation. Nageshwar temple near Khireshwar is a great antique construction, and diverse artistic works are seen on this.
15th we start the journey for Harishchandra Day----1 6.00 am Base Village of Harishchandragad Pachnai 7.00 am Tea and breakfast, Round of introductions, rules and regulations etc. 7.30 am Start ascending the fort around.t will take approx 2.30 hrs to reach the temple on foot.
11.00 am at Harishchandragad top, Sight Seeing 12.00 am to 1.00 pm we will have our lunch & we will head toward kokankada 4.00 - 5.00 pm reach kokankada n will get tents ready, Later Dinner Preparation at Harishchandragad and Night Halt Day ----- 2 16th December 2018 Get up Early morning Tea and Breakfast with Sunrise at Kokankada. 10.30 am Return Journey toward Mumbai
Trek Concludes with Happy Memories:D
Trek Cost: Rs.1500/- per person
Inclusions: 1) Transportation from Kasara to Kasara 2) 2 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner 3) Camping In Tent
Exclusions: 1) Anything other than mentioned above.