Night Trek - Harischandragad

Harishchandragadh - Night Trek


Type : Hill forts

Fort Range : Trimbakeshwar

Endurance : Medium | Difficulty : Medium

Height : 4665 feet

Date : 30th March - Saturday night

Respite From City Heat | 11th-century caves | Kerdareshwar Shivalingam |


Magic and fun await you at our favorite trekking destination. An amazing sunrise, the magnificent Hemadpanthi architecture, legendary Kedareshwar Shivalingam, climb to the 3rd highest peak of Maharashtra- Taramati and the mesmerizing view of clouds accumulating in the valley below Konkankada.

Join us for a night trek to Harishchandragad (HCG) and witness it yourself. We reach the top of HCG via Pachnai way before sunrise and spend the day at leisure, exploring the once fortified hill.

Pictures clicked during previous batches of the event , Click here : https://photos.app.goo.gl/WApwHHnzw3hKUbSq7


ITINERARY


DAY 01: Saturday

You have to board CST-Kasara fast local from your nearest local train station

Traine time : CST-4.52pm, Dadar-5.06pm, Kurla-5.13pm, Ghatkopar-5.17pm, Thane-5.32pm

Reach Kasara by 07.18pm

We will meet you at Ticket Booking counter on platform 4

From here we take a private vehicle to Base Village

Dinner en route at an Highway side Dhaba

Reach Pachnai by 10:00 PM

Start trek by 11:00 PM,

Reach the top by 2:00 AM

Rest in caves until dawn


DAY 02: Sunday

Wake up at 6:00 AM Explore Konkankada top

Enjoy the scenic beauty of the valley and accumulation of pre-monsoon clouds from top of Konkankada

Have Breakfast, Explore other attractions of HCG

Start decent and reach Pachnai by 10 am

Tentatively we will reach Kasara Station by 12 PM

From here back to Mumbai via local train


Inclusions:

  • Private Vehicle Transport- Kasara to Kasara
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Local entry charges
  • Trekking Charges


YOU CARRY:

  • Torch with extra batteries (V. Imp. Please don't forget)
  • Identity proof
  • Sleeping bag / Mats / Sheets to rest upon (in caves)
  • Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc. to munch on.
  • Medicines (if you need any), Toiletries, Cap / Scarves and Sunglasses
  • Glucon D / Electrol / Enerzyl Powder
  • Water (minimum 2 ltrs)
  • Shoes with good grip and an extra pair of floaters.
  • A haversack to put in all the things to be carried, to keep hands free while trekking.


YOU DO NOT CARRY:

  • Jholas / sling bag
  • Please avoid wearing Jewellery
  • Alcohol or any narcotic substance

P.S- Please make sure you are physically fit to complete the event.


Local train timing - CST to KASARA (Saturday, 7th April 2018)

04.52 PM : CST

04:59 PM: BYCULLA

05:06 PM: DADAR

05:13 PM: KURLA

05:17 PM: GHATKOPAR

05:32 PM: THANE

05:56 PM: DOMBIVALI

06:08 PM: KALYAN

06:21 PM: TITWALA

06:41 PM: ASANGAON

07:18 PM: KASARA


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Charges: Rs. 1300/- per person


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Disclaimer : The participants who wish to reach the event starting point in their own vehicle have to reach the meeting point at given time, post that organisers may go out of network range and wont be able to assist. In such situation the organiser shall not be liable for any inconvenience what-so-ever and the participants will be considered as dropouts against which no refund will be made. The organiser reserves the right to make necessary change in itinerary at any time before or during the event based on situation at hand. Trek leaders decision will be final and binding, no arguments will be entertained. During the event if any participant or group does not follow safety instructions and indulges in acts that lead to physical harm, or gets lost in the forest / mountain the organisers will not be held liable for it. Tickets can be cancelled 7 days prior to the event and 90% amount will be refunded. No refund will be made in case a person misses the train/bus mentioned in the itinerary. All participants are deemed to be physically fit for the event. In case a participant decides to dropout during the event he/she has to bear the extra cost of arranging his/her return. This cost will be charged at-actual-basis. If the event gets cancelled due to natural calamities, rains, landslide, snowfall, avalanche only 50% refund will be made. Stay options mentioned in the itinerary are subject to natural conditions i.e tents cant be pitched if rains and/or rain storm is being predicted. In such cases an attempt will me made to provide shelter for the night. Food during the trekking and camping events is sourced locally from villages and we put in our best efforts to provide the best, participants should acknowledge the fact that remote village people are not trained for catering services and our expectations should be accommodating. MischiefTreks has a reputation of providing memorable experience for trekkers and adventure lovers our events are not deigned for tourists or fussy people. Trekking and camping belong to Adventure Sports industry where the participants are part of a "team", there are no waiters, caterers, guests/clients.