Trek Mates India invites you Pre Monsoon special Trek to Harishchandragad Fort (Pachnai Route Ascend Khireshwar Descend) on 3rd-4th June'17 (Starting on 2nd Night).
Key Information about the Trek to Harishchandragad Fort
Date : 3rd-4th June 17
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 4500 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy (3 hrs trek)
Region: Malshej Ghats
Base Village: Pachnai, Khireshwar
Harishchandragad: is an an ancient fort from the Medieval period where the Great sage Changdev (Writer of the epic Tatvasaar), used to meditate in the 14th century.
Konkan Kada: One of the biggest cliffs of the sahyadris, fascinating many people from years together. Facing towards the konkan side, the cliff looks down upon the Konkan with a breathtaking view of the surrounding region. Not only vertical, but it has an overhang, almost like a cobra’s hood.
Kedareshwar: The cave of Kedareshwar has a big Shivlinga, which is totally surrounded by water.
Itinerary of the event:
Day 0:Friday, 2nd June 17
We will be leaving by Second Last Kasara Fast Local.
Day 1: Saturday, 3rd June 17
Reach Pachnai by Private vehicle
Morning Refreshment at base village
Start trek by 8.00 am
Reach top by 11.30 pm
Post Lunch Explore the fort.
Stay and Dinner in the caves of the fort.
Day 2 : Sunday, 4th June 17
Explore the remaining fort.
Breakfast and descend via Khireshwar Route.
Have lunch at Base village,
Start Return Journey towards Kalyan.
The Cost of the Trek is INR 1800/-
Things to Carry:
Water, Torch, A plate, mug, and spoon,
Bedding with extra Papers, Extra Clothes
Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional)
some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those u require usually.
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking.(Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.)
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Pack your bags to save them from getting wet.
Travelling expenses from Kasara till Kalyan
2 Lunch, 1 Dinner, 2 Breakfast
Mineral water, Softdrinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusions
Time Table –
10:50 pm: CST
10:57 pm: Byculla
11:04 pm: Dadar
11:12 pm: Kurla
11:17 pm: Ghatkopar
11:27 pm: Mulund
11:31 pm: Thane
11:54 pm: Dombivali
00:03 am: Kalyan
01:18 am: Kasara
It is advised to board the second last compartment of the train from your respective stations so that we can meet in the compartment itself.