Registration Link : tiny.cc/Harish
TREK FEES:- ₹1000/-
*Travel from Kalyan-Harishchandra-Kalyan
*Saturday Snacks and Dinner
*Sunday Breakfast, Lunch
Things to be carried:
• Some ready to eat food and Lunch
• A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs)
• Bed sheet
• Pair of extra cloths
• Towel, a napkin
• Good trekking/sports shoes (having good grip) and windcheaters
• Medicines that you require usually
• Electral/Tang powder/Glucone-D
• Cap, sunglasses,camera(optional)
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About Fort :
Fort ht:- 4000Ft
Information about the fort:-
Harishchandra gad itself is brand! This gigantic fort is very well known and trekkers call this fort as the "TREKKER'S PARADISE!"
Range of Harishchandragad is known as 'Mighty Sahyandris' due to the hugeness of the mountains.
This fort has played an important role in guarding the surrounding region in the Maratha empire.
The fort is quite ancient. Remnants of Microlithic man have been discovered here. The various Puranas (ancient scriptures) like Matsyapurana, Agnipurana and Skandapurana include many references about Harishchandragad. Its origin is said to have been in 6th century, during the rule of Kalchuri dynasty. The citadel was built during this era. The various caves probably have been carved out in the 11th century. In these caves are idols of Lord Vishnu. Though the cliffs are named Taramati and Rohidas, they are not related to Ayodhya. Great sage Changdev (one who created the epic “Tatvasaar”), used to meditate here in 14th century. The caves are from the same period. The various constructions on the fort and those existing the surrounding region point to the existence of diverse cultures here. The carvings on the temples of Nageshwar (in Khireshwar village), in the Harishchandreshwar temple and in the cave of Kedareshwar indicate that the fort belongs to the medieval period, since it is related to Shaiva, Shakta or Naath.
Later the fort was under the control of Moguls. The Marathas captured it in 1747. The last warrior named Joshi became a martyr in the fight against the English in 1818.