Description

Harihar (Harshgad)

(Trek duration:  From Saturday (30 Nov 2013) night to Sunday evening (1 Dec 2013))

 

Type : Hill fort

District : Nashik

Fort Range : Trimbakeshwar

FortHeight : 3500 feet

Base Village : Nirgudpada

Grade : Medium

 

Team NeOMAD would like to invite you for the trek to Harihar Fort. Harihar Fort (Harshgad) is well famous for its thrilling rock cut steps at an angle of almost 80 degrees vertical. This fort gives you the unforgettable thrilling experience of ascending and descending through these steps. Once you climb up you can find a lake and several water tanks on the plateau.

 

From the top of the fort you will be able to see Fort Basgad exact in the West side hiding Utawad peak's hill. In the East side most of view covered by Brahma hill which is little higher to this fort. Beyond Brahma you can see Kapdya's small slender hill and beyond it giant Trimabakgad hill fort. Beyond Trimbakgad you can find South ege of Anjaneri Hill Fort and Ranjangiri hill fort. With clear climate Awandh-Patta and Kalasubai range in South East and Saatmala and Shelbari ranges seen in North direction.

 

The Itinerary for the trek will be as follows:

Catch the second last kasara local from Mumbai on Saturday night. (Please check the Kasara Local Time table at the bottom)

Get down at Kasara by 1:18 am and rest

Proceed towards the base village of Harihar Fort by private vehicle

Breakfast at 06:00 am at the base village- Nirgudpada

Start the trek early Moring at 07:00 am and reach by 09:30 pm atop

Explore the fort

Lunch

Start descending by 1pm.

Reach base villege by 3 pm

Reach Igatpuri for evening refreshment

Reach Kasara by 5:30 pm.

Reach Mumbai by 8:30 pm tentatively

 

Trek Fees: Rs.600

(Trek fee includes traveling charges from Kasara to Kasara, breakfast and snacks in evening, Equipment and Expertise charges)

NOTE: The above timings are flexible and can vary according to the situation.

 

 

Things to carry:

Trekking bag

Trekking Shoes

2-3 ltrs water and lunch for Sunday,

Torch

A Trash Bag to carry all your wrappers, chewing gums, chips Packets, etc

Camera/expensive gadgets can be brought but at your own risk.

Please do not carry any expensive ornaments or excessive cash.

 

Contact:

Team NeoMAD

Sanjay Mayekar : 9833867989

Saurabh Kalkar : 9833690164

Siddhesh Dhanipkar : 8652766969

karan Deshmukh : 9930279923

Vivek Mahadik : 9892143260

 

(Please send a message in case the phone is unreachable)

 

Rules and Regulations:

*Last minute entries will not be entertained

*The Organizers of the trek behold the complete rights to modify the trek in occurrence of the situation.

*Interested trekkers are expected to register well in advance.

*Any individual should carry or wear valuables at his/her own risk.

 

For registration you need to deposit Rs.500/- as advance amount in following Account:

Name : SANJAY MAYEKAR

Bank : Axis Bank

Account Type : Saving A/C

A/C Number : 912010034315953

Branch : LBS Marg Mulund

IFSC Code : UTIB0000508

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