Harishchandragad Overview

Settled at a height of 4665 ft, Harishchandragad is an ancient hill fort of Ahmednagar district. This hill fort holds relevance to the history of Malshej Ghat and Kothale village in protecting and controlling the entire region. The strong fortifications of Harishcandragarh can be entered by multiple routes, including the Junnar gate, Sadhale ghat, Nalichi wat, and Indore wat.  

When it comes to 
places to visit in Maharashtra, a plethora of attractions can be found at Harishchandragad. The religious folklore of this place leads to several temples and holy edifices. Moreover, the village houses Kedareshwar cave where a huge Shiva Linga is established. Also, you can witness grand architectural wonders at the Nageshwar temple and the temple of Harishchadreshwar. Both these places have carved out intricate work on the pillars, domes, and the interiors. Additionally, Harishchandragad is famous among trekkers and fun-seekers too and many tourists trek to Konkan Kada and Taramati Shikhar for a splendid viewpoint.

-Best time to visit

1. October to February
– These months are the best to visit Harishchandragad. In this post-monsoon season, the weather will be pleasant and the region will convert into the serene lush green bed of forest.

2. March to June
– These months constitute the summer season. During this period, Harishchandragad dries up and arid weather is usually observed. These months aren’t suitable to explore the trails of Western Ghats.

3. July to September
– In this monsoon season, heavy rainfall takes place in Harishchandragad. The pathways become slippery and it isn’t safe to commute around this area during these months.

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