Embark on this trek which takes you to the historic fort of Harishchandragad. On this trek, you'll explore the historic ruins of the fort, the ramparts and water cisterns, and the ancient cave that houses a temple. You'll also trek to Taramati which is the topmost point of the fort, and the famous Konkankada - the Cobra's Hood. If you're lucky, you might even see a Brocken spectre created by your shadow!
This is a challenging trek not suitable for beginners, and only experienced trekkers must attempt this trek.
Harishchandragad is a historic hill fort located at an altitude of 3500 feet, in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, within the Malshej Ghats. The trek to Harishchandragad is famous for its rugged terrain that consists of rocky patches, steep inclines, boulders of all sizes, and some scary drops on the side. There are multiple routes to reach the fort, but this particular trek follows the Pachnai route, which is not as challenging as Nali Chi Vaat one.
Explore the historic ruins of a fort on this trek to Harishchandragad. | Feel the thrill of trekking to Harishchandragad at night. | Watch the dawn break from the Konkanda. | Get a chance to cast a Brocken spectre on the misty air with your shadow. | Explore the gorgeous flora and fauna of the Malshej Ghats.
Today, you'll report to the Travel Café in Pune and board the bus which will take you to the base village. You'll reach Pachnai by midnight where you'll receive a briefing session after which you'll begin your trek.
Today, you'll board the transit bus at 20:00 hrs from Pune. No meals are provided today. You'll reach Pachnai by midnight.
No meals are provided today.
For cancellations made more than 12 hours before the Harishchandragad trek: 70% refund.
For cancellations made less than 12 hours before the Harishchandragad 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.
Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco or consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited during the Harishchandragad trek and camping.
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.
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