Harishchandra Gad


Harishchandragad is one of the oldest leading forts in the Sahyadris. The existence of Microlithic man has been discovered here. The fort is estimated to be built during the reign of Kalchuri and references about Harishchandragad can be found in various manuscripts like Skandapurana & Matsyapurana. It is said that the great sage Changdev used to meditate in the caves present here in the 14th century. 



Idols of Lord Vishnu which are carved in the 11th century are found in the caves beside the temple of Harishchandreshwar. The carvings in the Harishchandreshwar temple and in Kedareshwar cave denote that the fort belongs to medieval period. The fort has played a major role in guarding the Malshej Ghat region and the surrounding areas. Later, the fort was captured by Moghuls which was then captured by the Marathas in 1747.


(Information Source: Internet, Photo Courtesy: Nikhil Gaikwad)



This photo walk is for whom?
1.Nature/Trek Lovers
2.Shutter Bugs (Photographers)
3.Children / School Children's
4.Families / Friends
5.In short Everyone !!!



Photo Trek Schedule:


22 Jul - 2016 - Friday

- Catch the  Train for Kasara from Mumbai CST, which start at 10:50 pm (Time Table Given Below)

23 Jul - 2016 - Friday
- Get down at Kasara Station by 1:18 am
- Move towards Paachnai Base village, by private vehicle
- Reach Paachnai By 5:00 am

- Get Fresh & have breakfast
- Start the Trek and Reach Harishchandra by 9:30 am

- Explore the Area and have Lunch.

- Start descend by 1:30 pm
- Reach Pachai & move towards kasara.
- Reach Kasara & move towards respective destinations.


Station Time

CST         10:50 PM

Byculla 10:57 PM

Dadar 11:05 PM

Kurla         11:13 PM

Ghatkopar         11:18 PM

Mulund 11:30 PM

Thane 11:34 PM

Kalwa 11:39 PM

Mumbra 11:45 PM

Diva         11:49 PM

Kopar 11:54 PM

Dombivili         11:57 PM

Thakurli         12:01 AM

Kalyan 12:07 AM

Shahad 12:12 AM

Ambivili         12:15 AM

Titwala 12:21 AM

Khadavli         12:28 AM

Vasind 12:35 AM

Asangaon         12:41 AM

Atgaon 12:50 AM

Khardi 1:00 AM

Kasara 1:18 AM




Things to Carry:


- 2-3 Ltrs Water (MUST)

- Windcheater (MUST)

- Camera (Optional - Capture the moments in your Heart !!!)

- Extra cloths

- Dry snacks

- Torch with extra batteries

- A Bag to put all these things




Cost: Rs. 950/- per person


Confirmation & bookings call on: Nikhil 9820 432 576



Account Details


Bank Name:         State Bank Of India
Account ID:         33610723284
Account Type:     Saving Account
Account Name:    Nikhil Gaikwad
Branch:               Majiwade Thane
Branch Code:       013377
IFSC Code:           SBIN0013377



Tour Inclusions


- Private Non AC vehicle from Kasara to Kasara

- 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch

- Expertise & Guide charges


Tour Exclusions

- Train Journey
- Any emergency transportation
- Anything not mentioned above


Cancellation and Refund policy:


 - 15 days before the Tour 25% charges will apply (i.e, 75% will be refunded).

 - Within 15 days but 10 Days of Tour 50% charges will apply (i.e, 50% will be refunded)

 - Within 10 Days or No show 100% charges will apply (i.e, NO refund).






- All our Photo-walk's are Eco-friendly, kindly take care of nature around us.


 - Smoking and Drinking alcohol during, Photo-walk is strictly prohibited if anyone found doing that will be expelled from Photo-walk without refund.


 - Respect the Heritage and culture. Do Not Litter, Participants are requested to carry the waste back to the city and dispose it off in dustbins.


 - Leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.


 - Moments Shoot is not liable in any way whatsoever for any injury or loss (including any indirect or consequential loss) of any kind to person or property suffered by any participant whether by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent.



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