Harishchandragadh - indravajra - Cloud Special - Mumbai

Attn : Existing participants of Mischief Treks. Don't miss this event! , We have been waiting for the right time since one year.

HARISHCHANDRAGAD 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.

  • Venue: Mumbai - Harishchandragad - Mumbai

  • Address: Kasara, Maharashtra.

  • Category: Weekend getaway. Easy level trek/hike suitable for beginners.

  • Duration: Overnight trek

  • Height: 1421 Meters / 4665 Feet

  • Base Village: Pachnai

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

  • Fees: ₹750.00 per participant.
    (website booking discount)
    Rs.1400 1200/- per person participants need to reach the base village by own vehicle.
    Rs.2200 2100/- per person with a pickup and drop from Kasara


Harishchandragad Fort Trek Dates: (travel starts Friday night)

  • 20-May-2023 | 25 Tickets available

  • 27-May-2023 | 25 Tickets available

⚠️ 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

  • Experience natures wonder "Indravajra"

  • Witness cloud formation at Konkankada, a heaven-like feeling

  • 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. but we will take extra time roughly 4 hours coz we will ensure we don't miss out on the "feel" factor of each terrain we cross. 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


Harishchandragadh travel plan from Mumbai

You need to board the below-mentioned train from on Friday night a local train nearest to you.
CSTM-Kasara Fast Train
Train time: CSMT-10.50pm, Dadar-11.05pm, Kurla-11.13, Ghatkopar-11.18, Thane-11.34, Dombivli-11.50, Kalyan-12.01am, and finally reach Kasara at 01.12am

Those coming by own vehicle need to reach at the meeting point Kasara, before 1.15 am and follow our vehicle till trek location in your vehicle.

Harishchandragadh Itinerary


DAY 00: Friday Night - Start travel from Mumbai at 10.50pm

DAY 01: Sat

  • If you have opted for Kasara pickup you need to meet us at Kasara station at 01.02am Saturday morning.

  • We will proceed to a dhaba just 10 min away from Kasara station for a quick washroom break and meet those coming by own vehicles.

  • Around 1.45am we will begin our journey to base village wherein people coming by own vehicles are to follow our vehicles.

  • We are expected to reach base village around 5.00 am

  • After freshening up and having breakfast we shall start the trek around 7.00 am

  • Enroute we will stop at multiple places to explore the terrain

  • After reaching the top, we shall visit Kedareshwar Temple, 6th-century caves, and watch the sunset from "Taramati" peak.

  • At night we shall have a storytelling session and group games.

  • After we are done with night photography, all we need to do is wait for the best sunrise ever!

DAY 02: Sun

  • Wake up, have breakfast, and explore majestic Konkada, it will take your breath away.

  • Witnessing the cloud formation is a mesmerizing experience that you shall never forget.

  • It's time to click lots of pics and our crew loves to do that.

  • Around 10 am start descending.

  • Reach base village by 12.00pm and commence return journey back home.

  • Enroute break we shall halt for lunch at a dhaba that offers an authentic taste of Nasik.

  • Reach Mumbai around 7 pm depending on traffic conditions.

Inclusions:

  • Pickup and drop (if opted for )

  • Breakfast - Day 1

  • Lunch - Day 1

  • Dinner - Day 1

  • Breakfast and tea Day 2

  • Local entry charges

  • Trekking Charges

  • Toll Charges

  • Parking charges

Exclusions

  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned above.

Things to carry:

  • Torch with extra batteries (V. Imp. Please don't forget)

  • Identity proof

  • Lot of enthusiasm (compulsory)

  • Sleeping bag OR Mats OR Bedsheets to rest upon.

  • Raincoat/Poncho/Windcheater

  • Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc. to munch.

  • 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 and clothes.

  • A haversack to put in all the things to be carried, to keep hands free while trekking.

Caution:

  • Wear full clothes and do not use deodorant or perfume.

  • Do not carry - Jholas / sling bag / Trolley bag (This is a trek, not picnic or tour )

  • Avoid wearing jewelry.

  • Please wear reliable shoes. Do not wear sandal, floater, chappal or ballerinas.

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

  • If you do not reach meeting point or pickup point on time you will be considered drop-out and no refund will be provided in such case.

  • Cancellations done 72 hours prior to event date and time will not be eligible for any refund.

Important : Please make sure you are physically fit to complete the event and before booking the event you understand and accept the details and terms on this page including disclaimer, FAQ / Points to note.

Note: This plan is specially redesigned by our team for just these 2 special batches to provide a memorable experience of clouds and fireflies. After these 2 events, we will get back to the popular version of the itinerary i.e. one-day trek for the rest of the monsoon season.
Eligibility Criteria: If you are the one who does not understand mutual respect and love for nature please don't book this event. This is not a regular event you find on the internet. This event is more of a raw experience.

Harishchandragadh Trek - FAQ (frequently asked questions)

and Points to note

Q: I have booked/paid for the Harischandragadh Fort Trek, is my booking confirmed ?

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 atleast 24 hours prior to the event. We do not allow anyone for thr trek until we have complete and authentic details of the person. This info is crucial in case of emergency and is a mandatory KYC parameter. The link for the "personal details form" will be sent along with the ticket confirmation email. 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 from Mumbai is generally provided by bus. The bus capacity varies with reference to participant count. 17 seater, 26 Seater, 32 seater etc .. , if the participant count is low we may opt for Qualis/Sumo/ Tavera for transport

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 sent 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 ?

Ans. You need to reach "Dhaba" at scheduled meeting time, the "Dhaba" is at 40 min driving distance from kasara station. This is where we will halt for dinner, from here we you can follow our vehicles. After this point cellphone network coverage is bad and our team wont be contactable. You will be given exact coordinates after you finish booking formalities.

Q. How many people will be at the coming for this Harischandragadh Fort Trek ?

Ans. Depends on number of people booking the event. Generally the batch size is approximately 25 participants.

Q. Is Harischandragadh Fort Trek which is organized by Mischief Treks safe for solo participants?

Ans. Yes, mostly 30% of participants come up solo and blend in.

Q. Is Harischandragadh Fort Trek which is organized by Mischief Treks 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 is the stay going to be at night ?

Ans. We will be staying either in caves or village home , depending on weather conditions on that day.

Q. How long is the Harischandragadh Fort Trek ?

Ans. Normally it takes two hours 30 minutes 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?

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 Book Tickets 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 one night prior to the event 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.

Q. Pachnai Village is base village for Harischandragad route?

Ans. Harischindragad fort is usually scaled through the Pachnai village route. We will be going via this route. Also, there is other route via Khireshwar Village.
This is the link to Pachnai Village google maps
https://goo.gl/maps/36exuY5h7EgPggYB7 and the link to Harishchandragad Google maps https://goo.gl/maps/VHvPTpQuu5Xc8Bz7A


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 5days. The basis of the cancelation policy is to protect the participant and 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.

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.

Harischandragad Cloud Special Trek

  • Venue: Mumbai

  • Address: Mumbai, Maharashtra

  • Category: Weekend Getaway | Trek | Event

  • Charges: 750.00 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
    Sunday, 15-Jan-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Saturday, 21-Jan-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Sunday, 22-Jan-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Saturday, 26-Jan-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Saturday, 28-Jan-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Sunday, 29-Jan-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Saturday, 04-Feb-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Sunday, 05-Feb-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Saturday, 11-Feb-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Sunday, 12-Feb-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Saturday, 18-Feb-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Sunday, 19-Feb-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Saturday, 25-Feb-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Sunday, 26-Feb-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
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    Sunday, 05-Feb-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Saturday, 11-Mar-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM
    Saturday, 12-Mar-2023 | 09:00PM-07:00PM