Kalyan railway station is connected to the Mumbai suburban railway system. You may board a local train from any of the railway stations in Mumbai and travel to Kalyan.
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The trek to Harishchandragad is one of the more challenging treks in Maharashtra. But with this trip, instead of trekking over the more popular route via Pachnai village, you'll take a little-known route via the Nalichi Vaat. You'll be treading narrow trails, slippery edges, steep rockfaces and giant boulders, on your way to the top of Harishchandragad. Throughout the trek, picture perfect views of the valley will accompany you. You'll spend the night at Konkankada, sleeping in tents pitched in the wilderness of the mighty mountains. The next day, before making your way down, you'll grab visit the ancient and historic temples and caves of Harishchandragad.
This trek to Harishchandragad takes you over a trail rated moderately difficult, making it perfect for fit and healthy beginners as well as experienced trekkers.
Located a 4-hr drive and a few hours of trekking from Kalyan, the pinnacle of Harishchandragad is located inside the Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary. Although not much remains of the actual fort, trekkers can visit the several temples and caves of Harishchandragad, the history reminiscent of the centuries-old tales of Marathas and Mugals. Harishchandragad is also located close to Konkankada, a flat plateau that now serves as a camping ground as well as the Taramati Shikhar, a tall peak offering views of the sunrise.
Climb up to an altitude of over 4,650 feet on a trek to Harishchandragad. | Trek to Harishchandragad via a different, little-known route. | Go camping at night in tents pitched at Konkankada. | Catch beautiful views of the mountains and forests of the Sahyadri. | Go on one of the more challenging treks in Maharashtra.
Arrive at the Kalyan railway station by 23:15 hrs. Here, you'll board a non-AC vehicle and settle in for a 3-hr drive from Kalyan to the base village of the trek. You'll arrive at the base by 02:00 hrs.
Overnight in travel between Kalyan-Balipada.
Your trip begins from the Kalyan railway station at 23:15 hrs. Travel to the base village of Balipada will be arranged in a private, non-AC vehicle. There are no meals included in today's meal package.
No meals are provided today
For cancellations made 8 days or more before departure of the Harishchandragad trek: 75% refund.
For cancellations made 4-7 days before departure of the Harishchandragad trek: 50% refund.
For cancellations made less than 4 days before departure of 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.
Travellers are required to follow instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Harishchandragad.
Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trip.
Travellers are required to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.