Key Information about the place
Date : 14-10-2017
Night Camping at Harishchandragad Fort.
Category: Mountain Activities
Difficulty Level: Medium
Endurance Level: Medium
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.
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
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
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.