Harishchandragad is one of the best high forts near Mumbai, Maharashtra. Strong fortifications of this fort has multiple entry routes such as Junnar gate route, Sadhale ghat, Nalichi wat and Indore waat.
The carvings on the temples of Nageshwar (in Khireshwar village), in the Harishchandreshwar temple and in the cave of Kedareshwar indicate that the fort belongs to the medieval period, since it is related to Shaiva, Shakta or Naath. Later the fort was under the control of Moguls. The Marathas captured it in 1747. Main attractions on Fort: Sapta Tirta Pushkarini, Kedareshwar Cave, Konkan Kada (Konkan cliff), Taramati peak, Temple of Harishchandreshwar.
Harishchandragad Event Details
Difficulty Level: Medium
Endurance Level: Medium
Height of fort: 4650 ft. approx
Total time required for climbing: 2-2.5 hours uphill climb one way
Cost: Rs. 2000
Harishchandragad Event Itinerary
Day 0 – Friday Night
Catch CSMT – Kasara local
Kasara semi fast local
Day 1 - Saturday
01:20 Meeting at Kasara Railway Station.
01:30 Move towards the base village in by private local vehicle.