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About Harihar Fort:-Harihar fort appears to be rectangular in shape from its base village. It is built on a triangular prism of rock. Its three faces and two edges are absolutely vertical (90 degrees). The third edge towards the west is inclined at an angle of 75 degrees. A one metre wide rocky staircase with niches in it is carved out for ascending & descending the fort. There are 117 steps in all. After you climb the first rocky staircase (main entrance) we walk thru below a overhang with a sheer drop. Again one has to climb a set of steep stairs (with niches), then pass thru a staircase inside the rock (like Peth-kothligad fort) and then reach the top of the fort. The view from the top is excellent. After climbing these steps, we get up to the entrance door. The fort has got a tapering plateau with a raised level in the middle. There is a small temple of Lord Hanuman and Lord Shiva on the plateau. A small pond is there in front of this temple. Water from this pond can be used for drinking. Making headway from here we come across a palace having two rooms in it. 10 to 12 persons can be accommodated in this palace. One of the vertical drops of the fort facing the Nirgudpada village is called 'Scottish kada', perhaps because it was climbed for the first time in November 1986 by Doug Scott, the legendary Himalayan mountaineer & took him two days to do the climb. This cliff is about 170 meters in height.
Difficulty Level: Medium
Endurance Level: High
Food Arrangement: Carry bottle water and pack lunch for this trek
Transport: Shared Jeep/ Trax/ or ST bus are available
Height of Fort: 3676 ft
Base Village: Nirgudpada
Route from Pune: Pune - Pimpri - Chakan - Manchar - Alephata - Sangamner - Nashik - Trimbak – Harihar
Route from Mumbai: Mumbai - Thane - Igatpuri - Trimbak – Harihar
Distance from Mumbai: 195 km approx.
Distance from Pune: 250 km approx.
Total time required for climbing: 3.5 hours
Total distance for climbing: 7 km approx. one way
Minimum participants required: 10
Maximum participants: 35
Trek Leader: Rajesh Mhaddalkar
Duration: 1 Day
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Cost: Rs 900.00
Travel up to Kasara by Local Train timings:
00:14am Mumbai (CST)
Harihar Fort Trek
03:00 am Assembly at Kasara Rail Station.
03:30 am Start travel from Kasra to Nirgudpada by ST Bus / Jeep.
05:00 am Reach base Village
05:15 am Start trek towards Harihar
08:00 pm Reach top of Harihar, Explore Harihar fort
08:30 pm Breakfast at Kasara
10:00 pm Start descend
11:30 pm Travel to Nirgudpada to Kasara by ST Bus / Jeep
01:30 pm Disperse at Kasara railway station.
Transportation from Kasara to Nirgudpada, light morning breakfast, evening tea,Taxi Fare, Treks and Trails charges if any.
All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered. Insurance, tips, Porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc. Any kind of personal expenses. Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above. All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like road blocks, bad weather. Lunch on day one not included.
For Registration and Confirmation transfer Rs. 900.00 per person
Once payment is done, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org withTransaction ID, Participant Name, email ID, mobile phone number, emergency contact number.
For any queries please call or email Rajesh Mhaddalkar +919869629288 / +919768341848 (Trek Leader)
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50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date.
No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.