Harishchandragad Trek

Harishchandragad Trek

Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
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Harishchandragad Trek Overview

Harishchandragad Night Trek is in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, it is an ancient fort that offers breathtaking views of the Western Ghats. When people start to trek to Harishchadragad Trek, they are welcomed by the beautiful green surroundings, flowing streams, and diverse wildlife. The trek reveals a variety of natural marvels, including the breathtaking Kokankada, a massive cliff offering incredible views. You can admire the golden shades of sunrise or the stunning beauty of the sunset painting the sky in vibrant colors. 


Harishchandragad Night Trek quick facts:

➔ Altitude - 4,650 ft 

➔ Duration- 2D/1N

➔ Trek distance- 2-3 km

➔ Difficulty Level-  Moderate 

➔ Temperature- 18 to 21 degrees Celcius

➔ Best time to do Harishchandra Night trekking- The monsoonal seasons are the best time to climb up the Harishchandragad trek

➔ Nearest Railway station- Igatpuri Train Station

➔ Nearest Airport- Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport 

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Itinerary For Harishchandragad Trek


Day 1 - Mumbai itinerary(Saturday)


  • (Take the 08:44 PM Kasara Fast Local Train) 
  • 08:44 PM: CSMT
  • 08:58 PM: Dadar
  • 09:07 PM: Ghatkopar
  • 09:26 PM: Thane
  • 09:52 PM: Kalyan
  • 11:04 PM: Kasara
  • 11:20 PM: Report to the Trekleaders at Kasara Station Ticket Counter( https://goo.gl/maps/mcqSN6qsjjaUHskE8 )
  • Start the journey towards the base village (Paachnai) after a briefing by Trek leaders at 11:30 PM.
  • Report at Kasara Ghat at 12:10 AM

Day 2 - Here's the itinerary for your day:

Without transport variant start from here

  • Reach Igatpuri at 12:30 AM 
  • Reach the base village and rest for some time by 3:30 AM 
  • Freshen up and have breakfast at 05:00 AM.
  • Assemble for instructions and briefing sessions by the trek leaders at 06:00 AM.
  • Start the trek to Harishchandragad and reach Taramati. Enjoy the view and relax. 
  • Reach the top by 08:30 AM and rest for a while.
  • Explore the Harihareshwar Temple, Shiv Linga, and Pushkarni between 09:00 AM and 10:00 AM. Then proceed towards Konkankada. 
  • Reach Konkankada at 10:30 AM. Enjoy the view and marvel at the mesmerizing clouds.
  • Start descending to the base village at 11:00 AM. 
  • Reach the base village by 01:00 PM and freshen up.
  • Have lunch at 01:30 PM.
  • Begin the return journey to Kasara at 02:30 PM.
  • Reach Kasara station by 05:30 PM. 
  • Take the next available train to Mumbai.

Day 1 - Pune Itinerary(Saturday)


  • Report at FC road at 10:00 PM
  • Pickups from Nashik Phata at 10:30 PM

Day 2 - Here's the itinerary for your day:

Without transport variant start from here

04:00 AM: Reach base village Pachnai and rest for an hour
05:00 AM: Get freshen up and have Breakfast.
06:30 AM: Start our trek to Harishchandragad post briefing and instructions by Trek Leaders.
08:30 AM: Reach at the Peak. Have rest for some time.
09:00 AM: 10:00 AM: Explore the Harihareshwar Temple, Shiv Linga, Pushkarni and leave towards Konkankada
10:30 AM: Reach and explore the mesmerizing view of clouds at Konkankada
11:00 AM: Start descending
01:30 PM: Reach base village
02:00 PM: Have lunch (Veg thali)
03:00 PM: Start return journey to Pune
09:00 PM: Reach Pune (Arrival Time Depends on the Pace of the Group and Road Traffic conditions)

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Things to Carry

Water bottle
ID Proof
Lightweight trekking pants
Led torch (with extra batteries)
Trekking Shoes
Mosquito & insect repellent
Energy drinks
First Aid Box

Location Details about Harishchandragad Trek

Starting Point

Khireshwar village

Harishchandragad Trek Reviews



Nice trek

The trail of this trek is something different from others, not the usual one. It's kind of a paradise one would want to get trapped into it. This place is also surrounded by many waterfalls.



Amazing experience

Harishchandragad was an amazing experience. This was my first trekking experience and I loved it



Nice activity to do

The guide was good and polite, the early morning trek was thrilling. It was all so surreal.



Nice place to visit

It is the best ever trekking place. I have ever seen in my life. Such a beautiful place with a natural view. It was totally amazing. I wanna explore it again.



A successful trek

I have a wonderful experience over here. It is the best place for camping I have ever seen. I truly love this place.



Good experience

I have done most of the trekking in my life. This is most of the thrilling and adventurous experiences I ever have. I wanna suggest everyone to go at this place.



Exploring the best view Harishchandra gad

I have a best experience at this trek. I wanna explore this trek again. The trekking is the best part of this trek. I love it.



Great Experience

It is the best spot for trekker. I enjoyed it so well. It was very nice place to explore. It took us 4-5hrs of trekking to reach at top and the view was amazing. It was truly truly amazing view from the top.



Awesome spot

Its the best place for trekkers. I love this spot. I have best life experience over there at top. It was truly amazing at the top of Harishchandra gad Trek.



Harishchandragad Night Trek

I had a great trekking experience here. I truly love this place. It was so amazing. There were a lot of moments to enjoy. I wanna explore this place again.

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Harishchandragad Trek FAQs

What is the Harishchandragad trek height

Harishchandragad Trek lies at an altitude of about 4,660 ft above sea level approximately. From the base to the top of the hill, you have to trek about a distance of 665 ft to reach the summit.

What are the Special highlights of Harishchandragad Trek?

In Ahmednagar, the fort is enriched with lush green forests and low-hanging cloud views. The Harishchandragad Trek commences from the base village called Pachnai, situated in Ahmednagar, where you will find the resting spot before and after the trek. The trek will cherish spectacular views of the lush green meadows, and the valleys are covered with a thick grey sheet of clouds which will give jaw-dropping views. Proceed further, and you will come across the Saptatirtha Pushkarini Temple and the Kedareshwar Cave, where a big Shiva Linga is surrounded by water. The monsoonal seasons are the best time to climb up the Harishchandragad trek. This fun-filled trek is best suited for weekend planners, especially for family and friends.

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  • Upon booking, the traveller will receive a confirmation voucher via email, within 24 hours.
  • In the special cases of slots not being available, feasible alternatives will be provided to the customer, in regards to the customer’s preference. In such cases, a new voucher would be sent via email, consisting of the new travel details.
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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellation made 25 days before the date of departure, would levy 15% of the total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 15-25 days before the date of departure, would levy a 25% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 7-15 days before the date of departure, would levy 50% of the total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 0-7 days before the date of departure, would levy 100% of the total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Due to any restrictions such as sudden government policies or regulations, health hazards, medical emergencies, or unprecedented weather conditions, activities and tours may be nonoperational and be canceled. In cases such as these, operators will attempt to cater to the traveler as an alternate, which is feasible in nature. However, any refund would not be catered.
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Refund Policy

  • Any refund applicable will be processed within 7 business days.
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  • Polluting trails of the destination is strictly prohibited.
  • Alcohol is strictly not allowed during the trek.
  • Smoking is also restricted.
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