HARISHCHANDRAGAD

Date : 12-13th December, 2020
Grade : Easy
Cost : ₹ 2000
Highest Altitude : 4665 Feet (1422m)

Major Attraction :

Meteor Shower Star Gazing Night, Sunset and Camping at Kokankada, Taramati Peak, Harishchandreshwar Temple,

Kedareshwar Caves and Shivling

Pick Up Points :

(Friday Late Night)

11:00 pm : Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali

11:45 pm : Sion

12:15 am : Bhandup Pumping Station

12:30 am : Majhiwada, Thane

01:00 am : Kalyan Bypass Junction, Nasik Highway (For Kalyan-Dombivali People)
05:30 am : Paachnai (Base Village)

(If you are coming by your own vehicle, we will share the exact map location of meeting point in Whatsapp group)

(After Reaching Meeting Point Call our Trek Leader, Contact detail will be provided on the event day)


Key Info :

  • Trek Duration : 1.5 hour ascend for Paachnai, 1 hour ascend for Taramati

  • Water Sources : At base village and Near Harishchandreshwar Temple only

  • Washroom Facilities : No

  • Technical Climb : No

  • Base Village : Paachnai

  • Nearby City : Igatpuri

  • Mode of Transport : 8/17/25 Seater Non-AC Private Vehicle

  • Vehicle Travel Distance : 225kms one way

  • Vehicle Travel Duration : 6-6.5 hours one way

  • Batch Size : Minimum 8, Maximum 25 Participants

Tentative Schedule :

Saturday
5:30 am : Reach Base Village
6:00 am : Start Trek after short briefing and Introduction

8:00 am : Reach Temple and Have Breakfast
9:00 am : Keep your bag near Temple and Visit Taramati Peak
12:30 pm : Back to Harishchandreshwar Temple, Explore Caves and Temple
1:30 pm : Lunch (Bring your own or can order at your own cost at Small Stalls)
2:30 pm : Move towards Kokankada
3:30 pm : Reach Kokankada and Set up Camp
6:00 pm : Witness Sunset
8:00 pm : Dinner and Campfire and Star-gazing session
11:00 pm : Retire for the Day, Sleep in Tents (3 People Sharing)
Sunday
6:30 am : Wake up, Freshen up and Breakfast
9:00 am : Start Descend
12:00 noon : Reach Base and Have Lunch
1:00 pm : Start return journey
7:30 pm : Reach Borivali

Cost Inclusions :

  • Vehicle fare from Borivali to Base Village and Return

  • Saturday Breakfast and Dinner

  • Sunday Breakfast and Lunch

  • Camping (Campfire and Tents only for 3 People Sharing Basis)

  • First Aid, Guide and Expertise Charges Only
     

Things to Carry :

  • 2 Litre of Water

  • Packed Food or Snacks for Saturday Lunch

  • Bedding Material as neccesary to you (Mat and Blanket), we will just provide Tents

  • Winter Jacket

  • Torch

  • Trekking Shoes (Action Trekking or Coaster CTR Shoes are recomended, Avoid Forclaz/Quechua/Running/Other Sports Shoes for Treks in Maharashtra)

  • Glucon D or Elecrolyte Powder

  • Medicine as necessary to you

Important Notes :

1. If you are travelling to base village in your own vehicle, cost for the trek would be Rs. 1000 per person.

2. We will conduct the event only if we get minimum 8 participants by Thursday night.

3. We will hire a vehicle for 8/17/25 people at full capacity, and it is mandatory to wear a mask during the entire vehicle journey.

4. Above cost includes tent sharing among 3 people, if you do not want to share the tent, extra charges of Rs 300 will be added for a single person tent.


For Booking Call/Whatsapp on +91 7400174767

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