Harishchandragad Fort Overnight trek via Pachnai route
About Harishchandragad Fort trek :-
Harishchandragad Fort is very popular place for trekking in Maharashtra and also one of the famous Bhandardara tourist places.
The Harishchandragad Fort originally dates back to the 6th century during the rule of Kalchuri dynasty. At a distance of 8 km from Khireshwar, 50 km from Bhandardara, 166 km from Pune & 218 km from Mumbai, Harishchandragad trek is a historical hill fort situated in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. The height of the fort is 1,424 meters.. Harishchandragad trek is very popular place for trekking in Maharashtra and also one of the famous Bhandardara tourist places.
The fort originally dates back to the 6th century during the rule of Kalchuri dynasty. The citadel was built during this era and various caves probably have been carved out in the 11th century AD. Sage Changdev used to meditate here in 14th century AD.
Later the fort was under the control of Mughals and Marathas captured it in 1747 AD. Remnants of Microlithic human inhabitants have been discovered here. The various Puranas like Matsyapurana, Agnipurana and Skandapurana have many references about Harishchandragad Fort .
Rohidas, Taramati and Harishchandragad are the three peaks in Harishchandragad.
as built during this era and various caves probably have been carved out in the 11th century AD.
Reporting time– 9:30 pm on Saturday
Arrival :- 9:00 pm on Sunday
Meeting Place– Senapati Bapat Road, Opp. J W Marriott hotel, Near Live Space Mall
Level-Medium (4 – 5 hrs. trekking one way)
There are no difficult trails/rock patches. Its a simple trek and can be completed by everyone.
This is an offbeat trek and hence better to do with expert leaders of Trekfit.
Harishchandragad Height : -4665 ft.
Harishchandragad Trail: Fort trail
Harishchandragad Difficulty: Easy
Harishchandragad Length: Approx. 8 kms.
Harishchandragad Trek Location: Ahmednagar
Harishchandragad Best Time: Hole Year
Harishchandragad from Pune : 125 km
Every Saturday night Departure from Pune at 9 pm.
September – 9th , 16th , 23rd , 30th
Things to see at harishchandragad fort ?
Itinerary From Pune:-
09:00 PM: Report near Livspace mall, Senapati Bapat road (Opposite to JW Marriot signal)
You can park your bikes near the mall/ near P1 AND P2 parking boards on the same road .
10:00 PM: Pickups from Nashik Phata Bridge
04:30 AM: Reach base village and have Night Snacks
04:30 AM: Start our trek to the Fort
6:30 AM: Reach at Konkankadha Point
7:30 AM – 7:30 PM: Relax and enjoy at Konkankadha
8:30 AM – 12:00 Explore on the fort
12:00 PM: Start Descending towards base village
04:30 PM: Have Lunch and depart for Pune 4:30 to 05:30 PM have lunch
10:00 PM: reach back to Pune
(1-2 hrs. delay is possible on the speed of trekkers, traffic on the road)
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