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  • Trip introduction

    Up for a challenging trek in the midst of the Western Ghats? If you love a good climb, the Harishchandra trek certainly won't disappoint you. This trek is an eventful one with visits to Konkankada and Taramati point at the top of Harishchandragad. Sign up for this trip and enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding hills and an enchanting sunset.

    Destination

    Harishchandragad is a hill fort in Maharashtra. It is one of the most challenging treks in the Western Ghats. Situated in the Malshej region of the ghats, it is at a distance of approximately 90 km from Kalyan. The fort is famous for its rugged terrain and offers a view of various flora and fauna on the way to the top. The biggest attraction here is Konkankada. Also known as a 'Cobra's hood', the spot attracts a lot of adventure lovers throughout the year.

    Destination highlights

    A challenging climb with brilliant views | Sunset at Konkankada | Visit to Kedareshwar Temple

    Activity Details

    4245

    4245

    2030

    15 km

    11 hrs

    07 km

    Trip details
  • Trek to Harishchandragad

    Meeting and departure from Kaka Halwai Sweets Shastri Road at 21:00 hrs sharp. You will reach the base village by 05:00 a.m, where you will eat something and freshen up. The trek begins after a short briefing session. You'll reach the top and explore the area. After lunch and a short rest, you can visit the temples at the top. By 13:00 hrs, you will begin your descent again. You should be back at the base village by around 15:00 hrs. From here you'll begin your return journey. Return to Pune by around 22:00 hrs. Trip ends here.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Pune

    Pune

    05:00 AM

    Food

    Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    Here are the refund details if cancellations are made:

    More than 30 days prior to departure - 100% refund.

    Between 20 to 30 days prior to departure - 80% refund.

    Between 10 to 20 days prior to departure - 50% refund.

    Less than 10 days prior to departure - NIL (No refund).

    Rules on trip

    lt is mandatory to carry a valid photo ID for this trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Mid Earth reserves right to change, alter or cancel any or the declared programs.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Breakfast

    • Lunch
    • Evening snacks
    • Private bus
    • First aid kit
    • Safety equipment and expertise

    Excludes

    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions section

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable trekking/hiking shoes (shoes with a thick sole are recommended)
    • Trekking pants
    • Good quality windproof jacket
    • Not to wear - Expensive watches or jewellery
    • Unnecessary electronic devices
    • Carry your luggage in a backpack and avoid suitcases or jholas

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Technical equipment if needed
    • First aid kits

    You need to get

    • Carry a backpack or a haversack
    • At least 2.5 litres of water per person
    • Cap, sunglasses
    • Raincoat
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Camera (Optional)
    • Torch
    • Extra food like biscuits, plum cakes, chocolates etc.
    • Good quality trekking or sports shoes

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication only