Harishchandragad Monsoon Trek
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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  • Trip introduction

    The Harishchandragad Trek is one of the most challenging treks in Maharashtra which takes you to the famous Harishchandragad Fort through an exciting route. On this trek, you'll walk over rugged terrain, rocky patches, and steep inclines. But your efforts will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Sahyadri Ranges, its lush greenery and misty clouds caught between the mountains. If you're lucky, you might also catch a glimpse of the Brocken Spectre phenomenon.

    Destination

    Harishchandragad is a hill fort in Ahmednagar district of India. It is located in the Western Ghats and has a rich history that is linked to Malshej Ghat. Dating back to the sixth century, this fort played an important role in guarding and controlling the surrounding region. And now, it enjoys the prestige of being one of the most thrilling treks in Maharashtra. The famous Konkan Kada (Cobra's Hood) is located on its summit, which you'll get to explore on this trek.

    Destination highlights

    • Visit the famous Cobra's Head and get a chance to see the Brocken Spectre phenomenon.
    • Embark on one of the most challenging treks on Maharashtra on this Harishchandragad Trek.
    • Experience the lush greenery of the Sahyadris during monsoons.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco or consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited during the Harishchandragad trek.

    You must stick with your group at all times.

    No damage should be inflicted on monuments or natural environments.

    You must adhere to the instructions of the trek leader at all times.

    Taking photos or selfie near the edges are not allowed.

    Participants are requested to carry trash back to the city and dispose it in dustbins.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 10 days prior to the Harishchandragad monsoon trek: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 5-10 days prior to the Harishchandragad monsoon trek: 50% refund. For cancellations made less than 5 days pripr to the Harishchandragad monsoon trek: No refund.

    In case of no show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    In case of injury, damage to self or property or death during the Harishchandragad trek, the operator will not be held responsible.

    Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of cancellation of any event due to reasons beyond control such as natural calamities, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure etc., refund shall be payable with respect to the given to refund policy.

    There will be no refunds or discounts given for services unused or missed due to traveller's own fault, negligence or breach of terms.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Pritam Hotel in Dadar East
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    Drop off point
    Mumbai
    Mode of transport
    Private non-AC bus
    Start point
    Pachnai
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    End point
    Pachnai
    Time of departure
    10:30 PM
    Time of return
    09:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    5 hrs
    Total distance covered
    12 kms
    Start point elevation
    1925 feet
    Maximum elevation
    4665 feet
    Minimum elevation
    1925 feet
    Average per day distance
    12 kms
  • Day 1 of the Harishchandragad Monsoon Trek: Depart from Mumbai

    Today, you'll be picked up from Dadar at 22:30 hrs and you'll begin your overnight journey to the base village. You'll be sleeping in the bus itself, so remember to carry an extra blanket. You'll be reaching the base village early in the morning.

    Day 2 of the Harishchandragad Monsoon Trek: Trek to Harishchandragad

    You'll reach the base village in the morning, from where you'll begin your trek after a short briefing session. You'll reach Harishchandragad in a few hours and then you can spend some time exploring Kokan Kada. At noon, you'll start descending back to the base village. Post lunch, you'll begin your return journey to Mumbai. You'll be dropped back in Mumbai by 21:00 hrs. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Mumbai
    End point
    Mumbai
    Day start time
    10:30 PM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Pachnai
    End point
    Mumbai
    Day start time
    05:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    12 kms
    Trekking time
    5 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Transport from Mumbai to base village and back in non-AC bus
    • Meals include Breakfast and Lunch
    • Evening Tea/Coffee
    • Services of an experiecned trekking guide
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Any personal expenses such as extra meals, beverages, tips, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusion

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Comfortable trek pant
    • Comfortable t-shirt/shirt
    • Trekking shoes with good grip
    • Raincoat/poncho
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Non-AC bus between Mumbai and the base village
    • Any technical equipment, if required
      You need to get
    • Government issued ID card
    • Blanket
    • Water (2 ltrs)
    • Trekking shoes
    • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
    • Scacks and biscuits
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Cap and sunglasses
    • Backpack
    • Camera
    • Personal medicines
    • Personal toiletires

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Harishchandragad Monsoon Trek: Depart from Mumbai

    Overnight in the bus.

    You'll be picked up from Dadar at 22:30 hrs, from where you'll begin your overnight drive to the base village. Have a light dinner before you board the bus. You'll reach the base village early in the morning.

    Day 2 of the Harishchandragad Monsoon Trek: Trek to Harishchandragad

    Your journey ends before nightfall.

    You'll reach the base village in the morning, where you'll have your breakfast. Post breakfast, you'll begin your trek to Harishchandragad. Upon returning to the base village in the afternoon, lunch will be served to you and you'll begin your return journey to Mumbai. You'll reach Mumbai by 21:00 hrs.

    Food

    No meals are provided.
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    Food

    Breakfast
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  • Marker on map shows trip start point.