Harishchandragad Trekking via Nalichi vaat

 
Upcoming batches : To be announced
Time : 09:00 pm
( Leaving night )
Location : Ahmednagar
Event Cost : Rs. 2100
Name of Fort : Harishchandragad
Contact Person : Mumbai Pune Adventures
Contact Number : 9967564888 / 7039576756
Duration : 2 Day 1 Night
Category : Trekking

Harishchandragad via Nalichi vaat Trek Mumbai Pune Adventures

Event Details

Harishchandragad via Nalichi vaat Trek Mumbai Pune Adventures

Event Grade: Difficult

Endurance Level: High

Height of fort: 4665 ft approx.

Location: Ahmednagar

Total time required to reach base: 3.30 hours from Kalyan railway station

Total time required for climbing: 8 hrs of normal climb

Duration: 2 days 1 Night

Cost: Rs.2100/-

About Harishchandragad

The fort is quite ancient. Remnants of Microlithic man have been discovered here. The various Puranas (ancient scriptures) like Matsyapurana, Agnipurana and Skandapurana include many references about Harishchandragad. Its origin is said to have been in the 6th century, during the rule of Kalachuri dynasty. The citadel was built during this era. The various caves probably have been carved out in the 11th century.These caves are idols of Lord Vishnu. Though the cliffs are named Taramati and Rohidas, they are not related to Ayodhya. Great sage Changdev (one who created the epic Tatvasaar), used to meditate here in the 14th century. The caves are from the same period. The various constructions on the fort and those existing the surrounding region point to the existence of diverse cultures here. The carvings on the temples of Nageshwar (in Khireshwar village), in the Harishchandreshwar temple and in the cave of Kedareshwar indicate that the fort belongs to the medieval period, since it is related to mahadeva as a totem of tribes koli mahadev. they was control the fort before the Moguls. Later the fort was under the control of Moguls. The Marathas captured it in 1747.

Major Attractions:

  • Saptatirtha Pushkarni Temple
  • Kedareshwar Cave,there is a big Shiva Linga, which is completely surrounded by water. Its height from the base is five feet, and the water is waist-deep. It is quite difficult to reach the Shiva Linga because the water is ice-cold
  • Temple of Harishchandreshwar, which is a marvelous example of the fine art of carving sculptures out of stones that prevailed in ancient India
  • Konkan Kada, It provides a scenic view of the surrounding region and the setting sun
  • Caves on Harishchandragad, these are situated at the foot of Taramati peak, a few are near the temple, whereas some are near the citadel and some far away in the forests.
  • Taramati peak, this is the topmost point on the fort.

Travel Schedule

We’ll be boarding the below train from our nearest local station. Train timings are shared below for convenience.

08:30 pm CST – Titwala slow Local

08:40 pm CST – Ambernath slow Local

08:42 pm CST – Kalyan semi-Fast Local

Meeting Point : Kalyan Railway Station at 10:00 pm

Itinerary

Day 0:

10:00 pm Meet-up, freshen up

10.30 pm Move towards the base village in Local Transport ( Bus /Jeep )

Day 1:

01:30 am Reach Base village, take some rest

05:00 am Wake up call, Freshen up, Breakfast

05:30 am Introduction round and brief on rules and regulations to be followed by everyone on the event

11:00 am have lunch on route

03:00 pm Reach konkan-kada, enjoy the glimpse of the surrounding

07:00 pm bonfire and lots of fun.

08:30 pm Dinner time; enjoy local cuisines specially cooked for us

Day 2:

06:00 am Wake up call, Trek to the Second highest point of Sahyadri – Taramati

08:00 am freshen up and recharge with the garma-garam breakfast.

09:00 am Start the descend from konkan-kada to Pachnai Village

09.30 am Reach kedareshwar temple and caves and explore the space

10:30 am Leave from kedareshwar to reach the base village

12:00 pm Reach base village and take rest and have Lunch

04:30 pm Reach Kasara railway station

07:00 pm Reach Mumbai and bid adieu with a promise to meet soon

Event Fee: Rs.2100/- per person. Payment once done is non-refundable, do check for availability before making a payment.

Payment Details

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NEFT – Deposit the Amount into the Following Account:</strong>

Name: Mumbai Pune Adventures

Bank: Central Bank of India

Account: Current Account

A/c No. : 3601915663

IFSC Code: CBIN0284592

Payment terms:

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Includes:

The cost per head includes the following.

  • Local travel from Kalyan to Bailpada and Pachnai to Kasara
  • Unlimited 2 Breakfast, Tea, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
  • Tent stay
  • Local guidance
  • First aid and first responder assistance in case required
  • MPA administration charges if any
  • Do read our terms and conditions before registration

Cost Excludes:

  • All kinds of extra meals / soft drinks ordered.
  • Insurance, tips, porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.

Things to carry:

  • Some ready to eat food like- plum cakes, fruits, chocolates, biscuits, etc
  • 3 Litres of water must
  • Torch, Sunglasses, Cap
  • Good trekking shoes
  • Extra pair of clothes, socks optional
  • Towel or a napkin
  • 2 Extra carry bags
  • Sleeping Bag or mat
  • Cap, Camera as Optional
  • 1 packet of electral, enerzal, glucon-D
  • Medications if required for individual
  • Avoid wearing precious ornaments on an event, if possible
  • And a haversack or backpack to put all the above things to be carried, so hands are free to help each other while trekking. Sling bags / jholas / trolley bags etc not allowed on the event. Please pack accordingly.

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Harishchandragad via Nalichi vaat Trek Mumbai Pune Adventures

 
Upcoming batches : To be announced
Time : 09:00 pm ( Leaving night )
Location : Ahmednagar
Event Cost : Rs. 2100
Name of Fort : Harishchandragad
Contact Person : Mumbai Pune Adventures
Contact Number : 9967564888 / 7039576756
Duration : 2 Day 1 Night
Category : Trekking

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