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About the Activity:

  • Escape city life and trek to Harishchandragad. During your 2 days’ stay here, you can explore history with a touch of nature and revel in the majesty of the Ganesh Caves and stand transfixed at the depth of the valleys of Konkan Kada! Feel mesmerized in the comforting wisps of the fog and the soothing weather during your trek to Harishchandragad.
  • Start your journey by getting picked up from S.P. College and travel overnight to reach the base village situated from where the trek to Harishchandragad will start. 
  • Reach early morning and freshen up and listen to the guide carefully while he explains you all the safety instructions. 
  • Start your trek at around 6 AM and enjoy a delicious breakfast on the way.
  • Continue your trek and reach atop Kokankada at around 2 PM. 
  • Relax and stroll around the area and have your lunch. After that start descend and reach the caves where you will spend overnight.
  • On the next day, wake up and go for the exploration of Harishchandreshwar temple, followed by a delicious breakfast.
  • Start your descent to Khireshwar, reaching at around 12 PM. Have lunch and start your journey back to Pune.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Departure

    Departure: 23:45 from S. P. College. (Further Pickups – Pune University Circle, Bremen Circle, Nashik Phata, Bhosari-upon request)

    Reach the base village early morning

    06.00 - Start the trek

    Packed breakfast on the way

    14.00 - Ascend the Gully route and reach Kokankada

    Lunch

    Explore the Kokankada

    Continue the trek towards the caves

    Dinner and overnight stay in caves

  • Day 2 -

    Trekking and Departure

    06.00 - Wake-up call

    06.30 - Explore the Harishchandreshwar Temple area

    07.30 - Breakfast

    09.00 - Start descending down to Khireshwar

    12.00 - Reach Khireshwar by noon.

    12.30 - Lunch

    14.30 - Start the return journey towards Pune

    21.00 - Reach Pune

Stay

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  • Stay in caves of Harishchandragad. Bring your own sleeping bags

Meal

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  • 2 Breakfasts
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  • 2 Lunches
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  • 1 Dinner

Activity

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  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

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  • First aid during the trip
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  • Expertise charges during the trip

Transport

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  • Transport from Pune to Pune is included and provided in a Non AC bus

Things To Carry

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  • Haversack – Choose a sack which can sustain the weight throughout the trek. In rainy season, *We prefer to use a big plastic bag inside the haversack. This helps us to keep the things dry.
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  • At least 2 liters of water bottle.
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  • Extra clothes as per the season. Full sleeve clothes are preferred for treks.
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  • Towel
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  • Raincoat
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  • Trekking shoes – ‘Action Trekking’ is most preferred pair of shoes for Sahyadri region. If not available, one can wear shoes with good grip.
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  • Bedding material – Sleeping bag / Carry mat / Blanket etc.
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  • Torch with extra batteries
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  • Plate, Mug, Spoon etc.
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  • Personal medical kit

Advisory

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  • Do not participate or encourage littering in any form
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  • Consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicant is strictly prohibited during the trip
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  • Participants must pay heed to the instructions of the trip guides and instructors
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  • Make sure that you do not carry any Jholas, one-side bags etc.
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  • Make sure you carry a plastic bag to keep used wet clothes.
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  • Make sure that the bedding material is not bulky or heavy.
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  • Avoid using your mobiles as torch as the mobile might be needed in an emergency. Hence, it is important to save on the mobile battery.

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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