Harishchandragad is a wonderful fort located on a beautiful hill in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. It is popularly known to be an exceptionally exciting trekking spot for adventure lovers. It is one of the most exciting treks in the Sahyadris and often called one of most challenging treks in Western Ghats. The main attraction of Harishchandragad Fort is accepted to be established in the sixth century and the fundamental fascination here is the Konkan Kada and precipice which offers an awesome perspective of Konkan. The place has historical relevance to Malshej Ghat, Kothale village, and played a crucial role as a front line, controlling and surrounding the region. It offers a breathtaking landscape where you can take a weekend break to revive your senses. The amazing hill fort is dotted with diverse flora and fauna which makes it an amazing place for nature lovers.
If you are visiting this place during the rainy season, one of the best things to do in Harishchandragad is to take a stroll in the mists on this fort. It takes around 6 hours to trek to the highest point of Harischandragad where you'd discover the Harishchandrareshwar temple. The rocky trail offers some of the breathtaking vistas of verdant green landscape. The excellence of the track isn't getting to the peak but appreciating the awe-inspiring perspective with light mists, fog, mist and captivating dusk. The pleasant climate and the gorgeous natural landscape have made it a heaven for trekking enthusiasts all around the year. Many devotees are drawn here to pay obeisance to Lord Vishnu at the superbly carved Vishnu Temple here. Another well-known attraction here is the Buddhist Caves situated close to the Harishchandragad Fort. Wondering how to plan your weekend break to take a retreat from the humdrum life on a trip to Harishchandragad? Your search ends here! All you need to do is just pack your bags and go on your trip after having a look at our carefully assorted itinerary on best things to do in Harishchandragad.