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    Camping at harishchandragad


    Rs. 1300

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    Date : 14-10-2017
    Place: Khireshwar

    Night Camping at Harishchandragad Fort.

    Category: Mountain Activities

    Difficulty Level: Medium
    Endurance Level: Medium

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    The Harishchandragad fort is quite ancient. Its origin is said to have been in the 6th century, during the rule of Kalchuri dynasty. The various caves probably have been carved out in the 11th century. In these caves are idols of Lord Vishnu. Great sage Changdev (one who created the epic “Tatvasaar”), used to meditate here in the 14th century. The various constructions on the fort and those existing the surrounding region point to the existence of diverse cultures here. Marathas Took over Fort from Mughals in 1747.It is located at the height of about 4500 ft.

    Itinerary: Day 2

    05:30 AM: Good Morning Call 
    06:00 AM: Enjoy the Sunrise at Konkan Kada or from Taramati peak for the more spectacular view.
    08:00 AM: Breakfast 
    09:00 AM: Visit temple 
    10:00 PM: Start the return journey
    12:00 PM : reach the base village
    07:00 PM: Reach Mumbai 

    Itinerary: Day 1

    08:00 AM – Reporting Time (Dadar, IIT Powai, Thane)
    08:15 AM – Leave by Private bus (Non-AC)
    02:30 PM – Reach base village pachnai
    03:00 PM – Start the trek
    04:30 PM- Reach the top and explore
    06:00 PM – Set up the tent, to collect wooden sticks for bonfire
    06:30 PM – Evening tea 
    08:00 PM -Dinner and enjoy the Bonfire

    Things to carry-
    1.ID card
    2.Breakfast and/or lunch , Chocolates , fruits etc.
    3.Good trekking/sports shoes (No flotters/slippers/Flat sole shoes)
    4. At least 2 Liters water
    5. Rain sheet/ Rain jacket/ Rain Coat/ Poncho
    (NO UMBRELLAS.. u won’t wanna fly off the mountain )
    6.Sachet(s) of ORS/ Electral
    7.Extra Socks
    8.Two Extra Polybags
    9. Pack everything including your valuables in a good shoulder bag wrapped in plastic.
    (NO sling bags/ jholas)
    10. Head Cap
    11. One extra pair of cloth

    • Transportation
    • Camping Equipment
    • Expertise
    • Food ( 2 Lunch + 1 Breakfast + 1 Dinner)


    Not Mentioned is not included. 

    By Road
    Report at nearest stop (Dadar, Powai, Thane)
    By Air
    Not Required.
    By Train

    Not Required


    It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking. While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should seek their physicians advice before coming.

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