TREKDI Harischandragad Moonlight Trek by Pachnai Route 7th – 8th April 2012

Harischandragad is one of the most visited forts in Western Ghats. If you are trekking in Sahyadri for several years and you haven’t visited Harishchandragad then you haven’t trekked enough. This enormous fort has 7 routes and during this trek we will be doing most simple route ie Pachnai Route. Its the easiest way to explore Harishchandragad without facing much exhaustion.

Pachnai route might be the simplest route but its very scenic. Since it does not take out your breath, you are more appreciative to your surroundings. While we climb in full moonlight and clear sky, time appears to be standstill. For those who are photographers can get extremely beautiful night landscapes on this trek.

Date : 7th – 8th April 2012

Duration : 2 Days
Difficulty Level : 2 (Easy)
Endurance Level :
2 (Easy)
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Fees :
Rs 1450/- (Inclusive of service tax)

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Whats Included in Fees

> Pune – Pachnai – Puen Private transport for 2 days
> Tea/snacks & Packed Dinner on day 1
> Tea & Breakfast, Lunch, evening snacks on Day 2
> Expertise
> Safety Equipments

Whats NOT included in Fees
> Dinner on day 2
> Bottled water and soft drinks. Dry snacks like chips etc.
> Anything not mentioned in the included list


Height of Fort 1424m (4671ft)

Base Village Pachnai, Khireshwar, Belpada, Kothale
District & Region
Ahmednagar, Malshej Ghat
Route from Pune Pune – Ale phata – Sangamner – Akole – Rajur – Pachnai
Distance from Pune approx 220 Km
Route from Mumbai
Mumbai – Igatpuri – Ghoti – Bari- Rajur – Pachnai
Distance From Mumbai approx 220 Km
Key Features of the Fort
> Moonlight ascend of the fort

> Moonlight view of famous Harishchandragad Konkan kada

> Visit to Taramati Peak, highest point on Harishchandragad fort.

Photographs of the place

Meeting Time and Place Fergusson College Main Gate at 01:45 pm
Day 1:
> Departure from Pune at 2pm
> Arrival at Pachnai by 8pm
> Dinner & Introduction session
> Start climbing fort by 9pm
> Reach top by 11pm
> Halt in Ganesh Caves

Day 2:
> Get up in the morning & have Breakfast
> Visit Konkan Kada and other places
> Lunch
> Return to base by 2.30pm
> Back to Pune by 9pm

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