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Mask Group: Trek to Harihar (Harshgad) on 21st Feb 2016

 

Fort info:

Harihar fort is one of the few forts where the access route was not destroyed by the British after they conquered the fort. The primary reason for this being the spectacular rock-cut steps at a 75-80 degree incline and the mesmerizing overhang gallery. The fort is a triangular massif with vertical cliffs on all three sides. The fort, along with the neighbouring Basgad, Anjaner and Trimbak, guards the Trimbakeshwar region which is an important holy place.

 

Difficulty: Moderate

Endurance: Moderate

 

Trek Cost: INR : 550/-

 

Cost includes:

Transport from Kasara to base village and back to Kasara

Morning Breakfast, Evening Tea-Coffee

Does not include anything not mentioned above.

 

Trek Itinerary:

Saturday:

2330 hrs Meeting point CST station

Sunday:

0010 hrs take train for Kasara from CST

0245 hrs reach kasara and freshen up

0330 hrs leave from Kasara to Base village

0500 hrs: Arrive at Nirgudpada/Takehars

Snacks/Refreshments enroute

0600hrs: Start ascent for Harihar

Time to ascend: approx 3 hours.

0900hrs: A top Harihar

Time for exploration and rest atop

1030hrs: Descend towards Nirgudpada

Time to descend: approx 2 hours.

1230hrs: Arrive at Nirgudpada/Takehars

Proceed for Mumbai, lunch enroute

1800 hrs: Tentative arrival at Mumbai.

 

Things to carry:

Water 3L per person

Dry snacks / Pack Juice

Lunch for Sunday

Good trekking shoes

Avoid jeans/restrictive clothing

Avoid shorts

Warm clothes during travelling

Torch with extra batteries

Train timings:

Mumbai CST : 0010 hrs

Dadar : 0028 hrs

Kurla : 0038 hrs

Ghatkopar : 0044 hrs

Thane : 0104 hrs

Dombivali : 0126 hrs

Kalyan : 0135 hrs

 

Board this train from your respective station. (If you miss the train, you Miss the Trek)

 

For any further queries contact

Arpit: 9819948833

 

Mayank: 9819350700

 

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