???? ??? – Harishchandragad Nalichi Waat Descend Trek on 13-14 November 2010

Dear All,

???? ??? has arranged a much awaited Trekkers Paradise-Harishchandrgad via Nalichi Waat Descend Trek on coming Saturday-Sunday 13-14th Nov 2010 …

Hope to see you on trek with me to Enjoy again

Brief Introduction about Harishchandragad:

Height: 1412 meters (4510 feet)
Time: ~ 2 hrs from Pachnai / 8 hrs from Belpada … Base Villages
Location:Nagar region

Harishchandragad: The fort is quite ancient, considered to be from the Medieval period. The Great sage Changdev (one who created the epic Tatvasaar), used to meditate on Taramati/Rohidas in 14th century. The caves are also from the same period. Harishchandragad was captured by the Marathas in 1747 from the Moguls.

Taramati: This is the topmost point on the fort. It is the second highest peak in Maharashtra after kalsubai. Leopards are seen in the forests beyond this peak. From here we can have a glimpse of the whole range of Naneghat and the forts near Murbad.

Konkan Kada: The most interesting point on this fort is this cliff, which has always fascinated many people from many years. The cliff faces west and looks down upon the Konkan with a breathtaking view of the surrounding region and sunset. This cliff is not just vertical; it is an overhang, almost like a cobra’s hood.

Kedareshwar: The cave of Kedareshwar has a big Shivlinga, which is totally surrounded by water.

Journey Details:

Rendezvous: On Telecon

Saturday 13th November 2010

07:05 Hrs :CST
07:12 Hrs: Byculla
07:19 Hrs: Dadar
07:27 Hrs: Kurla
07:32 Hrs: Ghatkopar
07:47 Hrs: Thane
07:59 Hrs: Dombivali
08:08 Hrs: Kalyan
09:29 Hrs: Kasara


10:00 Hrs:  Depart 2 Pachnai by ST / Jeep
14:00 Hrs: @ Pachnai village
15:00 Hrs: Ascend
17:00 Hrs: Harishchandrgad
18:00 Hrs: @ Konkankada

Sunset View from Konkankada

19:00 Hrs: @ Harishchandra Cave


Good Night

Note: As Harishchandragad is nowadays a crowded place on weekends, we may not get a place to stay in cave as we will reaching late bcoz of long journey on saturday, in that case we have to spend night in opening.

Sunday 14th November 2010

07:00 Hrs: Breakfast
08:00 Hrs: @ Kokankada
08:30 Hrs: Descend via Nalichi waat – a thrilling experience – about 4-5 rock patches
13:00 Hrs: Lunch @ Water source point
16:00 Hrs: @ Belpada – Valivare village
17:30 Hrs: @ Savarne
Depart 2 Mumbai

We will reach Kalyan 20:00 hrs (That’s Subjective)

This will be a tough trek as far stamina is concerned …
Max. 25 participants only

The Initial Estimated cost is about Rs. 700
that includes transportation from Kasara to Kalyan , 3 meals & 3 refreshments

Things To Carry:

A Water Bottle (~4 Ltrs) (A Must)
1 torch with spare batteries (A must)
Sleeping mat / Bedding ( A must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things

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Coming Soon

Please do contact for further details:

Jagdish Patil : 09869369836

With Warm Wishes



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