Trek To Harishchandragad - 2 Days

Trip Facts

  • Harishchandragad
  • Moderate
  • Pune Participants Rs. 2,800 Mumbai Participants Rs. 2,300 (Ex - Kasara)
  • 25
  • 10
  • 60

Overview

Harishchandragad is a biggest fort in Ahmednagar district. There are around 18 routes to approach the top of the fort. Also fort is full of biodiversity. This fort has played a major role in guarding and controlling the surrounding region, specially Malshej ghat which was very important trade route in ancient period. The varios Puranas like Matsyapurana, Agnipurana and Skandapurana includes many references about Harishchandragad fort.

Kedareshwar cave, Harishchandreshwar Temple, Ganesh caves, Taramati Peak and mighty Kokankada are major attractions of this fort. Best season to visit this fort is September to January. One can witness the Malshej ghat region, Nafta pinnacle, Rohidas Peak, Kalbhairav Top from the Kokankada.

Night stay will be in tents @Kokankada

Age Group: Open for all above 10 yrs (children between 10 to 15 yrs should be accompanied by at least 1 parent/guardian)

Things To Carry: Sack, 3 lit. water, Extra pair of clothes, Sleeping bag/Blanket (Compulsary), Sun Cap, Head/Hand tourch, Sweater/Jacket, Dry Snacks

Eligibility: Average fitness level required

*** Giripremi Adventure Foundation’s prime focus is on Safety First.

Itinerary

Day 1
For Pune Participants

Day 1: Saturday, 24th December 2022
06.00 AM: Reporting @ Fergusson college main gate
06.30 AM: Reporting @ Khadaki Railway Station
06.45 AM: Reporting @ Nashik Phata
08.00 AM: Breakfast @Junnar
12.30 PM: Reach Pachnai & Lunch
01.30 PM: Start trek to Harishchandragad
04.00 PM: Explore Harishchandragad
05.30 PM: Reach Kokankada & Enjoy Sunset
07.00 PM: Tent Allotment
09.00 PM: Dinner @Kokankada
10.00 PM: Day End

Day 2: Sunday, 25th December 2022
05.30 AM: Wake Up & Fresh Up
06.00 AM: Tea & Trek to Taramati Peak
09.00 AM: Back to Kokankada & Breakfast
09.30 AM: Explore remaining fort
11.00 AM: Start return trek to Pachnai village
01.00 PM: Reach Pachnai & Lunch
02.30 PM: Start Return Journey
08.00 PM: Dinner @Manchar
09.30 PM: Reach Pune

Day 2
For Mumbai Participants

Day 1: Saturday, 24th December 2022
08.30 AM: Reporting @ Kasara Railway Staion
12.30 PM: Reach Pachnai & Lunch
01.30 PM: Start trek to Harishchandragad
04.00 PM: Explore Harishchandragad
05.30 PM: Reach Kokankada & Enjoy Sunset
07.00 PM: Tent Allotment
09.00 PM: Dinner @Kokankada
10.00 PM: Day End

Day 2: Sunday, 25th December 2022
05.30 AM: Wake Up & Fresh Up
06.00 AM: Tea & Trek to Taramati Peak
09.00 AM: Back to Kokankada & Breakfast
09.30 AM: Explore remaining fort
11.00 AM: Start return trek to Pachnai village
01.00 PM: Reach Pachnai & Lunch
02.30 PM: Start Return Journey
06.00 PM: Reach Kasara Railway Station

Cost Includes

  • Transport from Pune to Pune
  • Forest Entry Fees
  • All veg meals from Day 1 Breakfast to Day 2 Dinner
  • Tent stay @Kokankada
  • Guidance from GAF's Experienced Instructors
  • First aid Kit & Safety Equipment
  • GST

Cost Excludes

  • Personal elements if any things that are not mentioned in included section.
  • Dinner for Mumbai Participants is not included.

Trek fees  Ex – Pune Rs. 2,800

Trek fees Ex –  Kasara Rs. 2,300

Last date to pay the trek fees : Thursday, 22nd December 2022

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Payment Details:
GAF (Giripremi Adventure Foundation) Google Pay, UPI and Bank details:
G-Pay: 8668548653
UPI: 8668548653@okbizaxis
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Bank Details
Account Name: GIRIPREMI ADVENTURE FOUNDATION
Bank Name: HDFC Bank, FC Road Branch
A/c No.: 50200062745252
IFSC code: HDFC0000103
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Cancellation Policy:
The cancellation policy is applicable once you pay for any specific activity / trek.

  1. If cancelled more than 2 days prior to the trek, 70% of the paid amount will be carried forward only towards next scheduled Nisargnaad activity.
  2. If cancelled within 2 days prior to the trek or on the trek day, there will be no refund / carry forward.

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Trek To Harishchandragad

Nisargnaad trek to Harishchandragad

  • Harishchandragad
  • Moderate
  • Pune Participants Rs. 2,800 Mumbai Participants Rs. 2,300 (Ex - Kasara)
  • 25
  • 10
  • 60