Harishchandragadh - Night Trek

Charges 999/- per person. Join Mumbai's renowned trekking team Mischief Treks for an amazing experience at "Harishchandragad Night trek". This Trekking event is safe and suitable for girls, women, kids, families, groups, and solo travelers coming alone. It is one of the Best Treks in Maharashtra for Monsoons. It is an easy-grade trek/trail near Mumbai/Pune/Nashik. You get to visit Kedareshwar Temple, Kedareshwar Cave, Taramati Peak, and a Spectacular view from Konkankada.

Harishchandragad Night Trek From Mumbai

Harishchandragad is our favorite trekking destination, It is a hill fort in the Ahmednagar district of India at the height of 1424 meters. Harishchandragad Trek is very popular amongst nature enthusiasts. Here at Harishchandragad, you get to see the magnificent Hemadpanthi architecture, legendary Kedareshwar Shivlangam, mesmerizing view from Konkankada. During monsoons, the trek is full of lush green trees, majestic waterfalls, small streams. The trek offers you a glimpse of ancient history and gives you an idea of the architecture of the 6th century. This Fort can be reached via the Junnar gate route, Sadhale ghat, Nalichi vaat, and Indore vaat. Join Mischief Treks at this exciting and fun event to Harishchandragad. Join us for this trek which is full of excitment and Thrill.

  • Height: 1421 Meters / 4665 Feet

  • Base Village: Khireshwar

  • Batch Size: 25 Participants only
    (We do not take a crowd of 80-100 people on treks, it's against our safety policy.)

  • Fees: 999.00 per participant.
    (website booking discount)
    Rs.1300 999/- per person participants need to reach the base village in their own vehicle.
    Rs.1900 1600/- per person with a pickup and drop from Mumbai

Harishchandragad Fort Trek Dates:

Click here for details regarding Customised Private Trek

⚠️ Booking closes once seats are sold out, book well in advance to avoid missing out on the slots.


Harishchandragad Fort - Major attractions:

  • Visiting ancient Kedareshwar Cave

  • Spectacular view from the Konkankada

  • Sunrise Special Trek

  • Taking blessings from Kedareshwar Temple

  • Blissful view of Taramati peak

  • Majestic waterfalls and streams during monsoons

  • Lush green valley

  • Picturesque view of Konkan from Konkankada

  • Photography - be ready to get clicked.

  • All the "Masti" which is a USP of Mischief Treks.

So, unleash your wild side and get going.

Duration of Harishchandragadh fort trek:

It takes approximately 2 hours 30 minutes to ascend and reach the peak of Harishchandragad fort. Whereas descending back to base takes approximately 2 hours. Harishchandragad fort is best suited for people based in Mumbai or Pune.

Pictures clicked during previous batches of the event, Click here: Photo Album

Detailed Itinerary - Harishchandragad Night Trek - Sunrise Special Trek

Meeting Point: Kasara ticket booking counter window no 3, on platform 4.
Three hours prior to the event date and time, we will be creating a WhatsApp group for coordination purposes. Exact GPS locations for each pickup point, coordinator contact, will be shared in the group.

Catch the Kasara Fast Local train from the station nearest to you

CSMT-9.32 pm
Dadar-9.50 pm
Kurla-10.00 pm
Ghatkopar-10.06 pm
Thane-10.27 pm
Kalyan-11.01 pm
Kasara-12.11 am

  • We'll meet you at Kasara ticket booking counter window no 3, on platform 4.

  • We will start our journey in a Jeep from Kasara station at 12.20 am.

  • Our next stop will be at Baba ka Dhaba for a washroom break within 15 minutes. i.e. around 12.45 am. You can freshen up over here.

Note: Those coming in their own vehicle need to reach Baba da Dhaba before 12.20 am and follow our vehicle to the trek location in your own car/bike.

Plan for Harishchandragad Night Trek

  • Once the train reaches Kasara, we'll be meeting at Platform no 04. We'll head towards the pickup vehicles waiting for us outside the station.

  • We'll be stopping at Baba Da Dhaba for washroom break around 12:45 am, post that we would be moving towards Pachnai - Base Village for Harishchangragad Trek.

  • We'll be reaching there by 04:30 am, you can freshen up and have your breakfast till 05:30 am.

  • Post breakfast we will be having a short introduction and safety round and then we will start our trek.by 05:45 am.

  • We would be reaching Konkankada by 08:30 am, we would be exploring konkankada and the view of Majestic Valley.

  • We can then have Dabba - party here to refill our tummy and regain our energy levels and start descend by 10:30 am.

  • We will be reaching the base by 12:30 pm and have our lunch by approx 01:00 pm.

  • We'll be starting our return journey to Mumbai by 01:45 pm, we'll be reaching Kasara station by 04:50 pm.

  • Based in the time we reach Kasara station we can take one of the following trains for CSMT at: 05.03pm / 6.18pm / 8.15pm. Check train schedule to get ETA of arrival in Mumbai.

Harishchandragad Night Trek Fees Include

  • Pickup and drop from Kasara ( If opted for )

  • Lunch (pure veg)

  • Breakfast and Tea

  • Govt / Local Body Charges as applicable

  • Trek expertise charges

  • Basic First Aid

Exclusions

  • Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.

  • Any emergency evacuations/rescue (if required)

  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned above.

Things to carry for Harishchandragad Fort Trek

  1. Identity proof.

  2. Good and reliable trekking shoes and extra pair of floaters.

  3. Water (minimum 2 Ltrs) Compulsory.

  4. Torch with extra batteries - do not depend on the phone.

  5. Raincoat / windcheater / Poncho.

  6. Keep your phone fully charged.

  7. Mosquito repellent (optional)

  8. Some ready-to-eat food like biscuits, plum cake, etc to keep your tummy happy.

  9. Medicines (if you need any), Glucon D / Electrol / Enerzyl Powder (We will have a basic first aid kit with us).

  10. A haversack to put all your things. Your hands need to be free while trekking.

  11. And most imp thing, carry lot of enthusiasm and team spirit.

You should not carry:

  • Jholas/sling bag.

  • Do not wear sandals, floater, chappal, or ballerinas.

  • Please avoid wearing Jewelry.

  • Alcohol or any narcotic substance.

Caution:

  • Avoid wearing jewelry.

  • Consumption of alcohol or any narcotic substance is strictly prohibited.

  • Wear full clothes and do not use deodorant or perfume

How to Reach Harishchandragad or the meeting point for Harishchandragad fort Trek:

To get accurate travel info for reaching meeting point and then moving further to the Base village
1. Open Google search tab
2. Type the following words in search window "
My location to Kasara Station" -AND- same can be done for your location to Harishchandragad Fort to find exact info.
3. You shall get the exact time required to travel, modes of travel, and distance (kilometers) from your location

IMPORTANT: Please make sure you are physically fit to complete the event and before registration, you have gone through all the details, Itinerary, FAQ, Points to note, About-Us, Fees, and Disclaimer. Do not register for events without reading and understanding the details mentioned on the event details page.

Points to Note and FAQ's

Following are the frequently asked questions regarding Harishchandragad Fort Trek

Q. How do I get all the details about the trek, like charges, meeting time, pickup time and location, inclusion, exclusion, things to carry, etc? Can someone read it out for me on phone?

Ans. All the details are mentioned on this page itself, once you scroll up you will all info on your screen. Sorry we do not verbally provide details on phone as it usually creates lot of misunderstanding and miscommunication. Also, its extremely important to read and understand all the details before you book the event so that you have absolute clarity. If something mentioned on this page is confusing , you can get clarity on chat by clicking on chat with us button on top. To discuss things that are not mentioned on this website we can arrange a callback from one of our trek leaders.

Q: I have booked/paid for the event, is my booking confirmed for the event?

Ans. No !, your booking can become invalid if you do not submit the "Most Important Details" required for emergency situations. For any Trek/Adventure event the organizers need to have your details at least 24 hours prior to the event. We do not allow anyone to the campsite until we have complete and authentic details of the person. This info is crucial in case of an emergency and is a mandatory KYC parameter. The link for the "personal details form" will be sent on WhatsApp immediately after you complete the booking instructions mentioned on the website. Submitting incomplete/incorrect/fake details in the form will make your booking invalid and no refund will be provided in such case.

Q. Why is submitting emergency contact details and KYC information mandatory?

Ans. Its a standard protocol and also a guideline by Govt of India. We are accountable for every "Human-Body" present at our campsite or trek is our responsibility and in case of any unfortunate event we will be asked by authorities to provide all relevant information about you. In order to comply with the authorities we have to take authentic information from you. Fake/Incomplete information or non-submission of the details will make your ticket (paid amount) invalid and no refund will be provided in such case. You will not be allowed to participate in the event.

Q. If I have opted for "with transport", which vehicle will be provided?

Ans. Transport for this event is provided from Kasara by Local Jeep

Q. Does the cancellation policy/rescheduling policy apply to me if I book on event day or last day?

Ans: Yes, the policy is applicable irrespective of the booking date. The cancellation / reschedule policy is applicable to everyone with immediate effect from the date and time of booking. The refunds/rescheduling requests will be processed based on the date and time of cancellation/reschedule request saent to us and the date and time of booking the event are irrelevant.

Q. What is the basis of cancellation/reschedule policy in case of medical or personal emergency of participant or organizing team?

Ans: The cancellation policy is based on fairness towards the participant and the organizing team. In case of medical/personal emergency, the loss arising out of cancellation/reschedule will be borne by the respective person. i.e. if the organizing team faces an emergency situation and the event gets canceled, the participant will not have to suffer financial loss. Similarly, if the participant faces an emergency situation, the organizing team will not have to suffer financial loss. The cancellation policy is designed with a completely unbiased approach towards the participant and organizing team and is aimed at fairness towards both.

Q. What if there is an issue with transport, i.e. the bus breaks down, AC is not working, tyre gets punctured? will we get a refund?

Ans. Mischief Treks as a team conducts treks only. All the support functions like transport, food etc are sourced from various other vendors to help the participants have it streamlined. Equipment failure can happen any time with any piece of machinery and we can try to get a replacement/repair from the vendor. This may consume time and the trek leader may decide to continue the trek as deemed fit to get the event completed. We as well as the participants have to bare with it. There are no refunds possible in such case. The Trek leader's decision to terminate the trek or continue the trek with available resources will be final and binding.

Q. We are coming by our own vehicle for the event, where should we reach for the event?

Ans. You need to reach the Meeting point at scheduled meeting time. This is where we will be meeting, from here you can follow our vehicles. You will be given exact coordinates after you finish booking formalities. We will be creating a WhatsApp group for coordination, you will be provided all relevant details in the group. Please do not be late, we cannot keep other participants waiting. If you are not able to reach on time you will be considered a Drop-Out and no refund will be provided in such case.

Q. How many people will be coming for the trek?

Ans. Depends on the number of people booking the event. Generally, the batch size is approximately 20-25 participants. It is a Public place and we have no access to data on other organizers' bookings hence we cannot comment on the exact number of people planning to visit this place on a given date.

Q. What food will be provided at this event?

Ans. We source the food from the locals, it consists of Basic home cooked Dal, Rice, Chapatti and seasonal Vegetable.

Q. Is there a Changing room or a place to change?

Ans. Yes, you can change at the local person's house where we'll be having our breakfast and lunch.

Q. Can you keep your bags and extra things somewhere?

Ans. You can keep your bags and extra things at the local person's house at the base village or in the bus before the trek starts.

Q. Can kids participate in this event?

Ans. We would recommend this event to kids of age 12 and above. There are other kids-friendly events for you to consider. If you are planning to trek with a kid , I recommend you to go through this Check this Blog: https://www.mischieftreks.in/Blog/kids-trek-Maharashatra

Q. Is this Trek safe for solo participants?

Ans. Yes Trek is safe and comfortable. Mostly 40% of the participants come solo and blend in with the trek leaders and the rest of the group.

Q. Is this Trek safe for girls?

Ans. Mischief Treks has a track record of making our trekking and camping events extremely safe for girls. Normally 60 – 75 % of our participants are females.

Q. How long is the Trek?

Ans. Normally it takes two hours to ascend and two hours to descend.

Q. Can we pay in cash or installment ?

Ans. Sorry we do not accept cash payments. For installment scheme you will have to pay one-time processing fee of Rs.500 per person.

Q. What is the last date of booking the Trek?

Ans. Bookings close once tickets are sold out. Ideally you need to book atleast 2-3 days in advance.

Q. How should I book the event?

Ans. All you have to do is press the Register button on this page and follow the instructions.

Q. How do we get in touch after reaching meeting point?

Ans. We will be creating a whatsapp group for coordination where you will be provided all the necessary information regarding contact person, exact point to meet etc..

Q. Will we be returning at exact time mentioned in the itinerary?

Ans. The Itinerary is for reference purpose only, it is based on average time taken during our previous events. Actual timeline for a particular date depends on Weather conditions, Traffic Conditions, Participants speed and endurance.

Cancellation, Rescheduling & Refund Policy.

  • 90% will be refunded if canceled 15 days (360+ hrs) in advance.

  • 75% will be refunded if canceled 10 days (240+ hrs) in advance.

  • 50% will be refunded if canceled 05 days (120+ hrs) in advance.

  • 0% refund if canceled in less than 05 days (120 hours) of the event date and time.

  • 0% refund if the participant drops out, misses bus pickup, does not reach the meeting point on the scheduled date and time.

If the event itself gets canceled, you will be given the option to switch to any other event or any other date, Or you can opt for 100% refund. If you need to cancel your current booking and/or reschedule your booking to any other date, it can be done free of cost if the rescheduling request is sent 120 hours prior to the trek. From 0hrs - 120 hours prior to trek date and time, free rescheduling is not permitted. It will be counted as cancellation done in less than 120hours of event date and time. It's a humble request, please do not give medical reasons, crib, argue or try to blackmail us if you drop out or cancel/reschedule the trek in the last 5 days. The basis of the cancelation policy is to protect the participant and also the organizers from undue financial losses arising out of unforeseen situations. If the event gets canceled due to the medical/personal emergency of the organising team member, the participants will not have to suffer financial loss. Similarly, if there is a medical/personal emergency at the participant's end, the organizing team will not have to suffer financial loss.

Harishchandragad Night Trek - Sunrise Special

  • Venue: Harishchandragad Fort, Maharashtra

  • Address: Harishchandragad Fort, Diwanpada, Maharashtra 421401

  • Category: Weekend Getaway | Trek | Event

  • Charges: 999.00 onwards | Discount Offer

  • Event Conducted By: Mischief Treks

  • Official URL: https://www.mischieftreks.in/weekend-day-trek-near-mumbai

  • Saturday, 14-Jan-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
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