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Rahul Mishr

5.0

Harihar Fort in an amazing 360* View. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk_pGb1e0lk Harihar, also known as Harshgad is a beautiful trek located 60 ...

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Abhijit wagh

5.0

Amazing group, perfect timing, travel condition is good, everytime guidance is provided, food arrangement is good, food was delicious

Harihar Fort Trek Overview

Nashik has a wide range of treks that take you through dense wilderness and open up a bird's eye view of the city and the surrounding hills. And, out of them, there is one best trekking spot that will involve lots of thrill and adventure.

About the trek

Harihar Fort, also known as Harshgad, is a historic fort located in Maharashtra’s Nashik district. Several trekking enthusiasts visit this fort in monsoon for a new and refreshing experience. It appears rectangular from the base village and is situated on a triangular rock. One of the fort’s vertical sides facing the Nirgudpada Village got the name ‘Scottish Kada’ because it was first climbed by Doug Scott in 1986. He was a popular Himalayan mountaineer, who took about two days to ascend to the top of the cliff, which stands at 170 m. Harihar Fort trek is one of the must-try Treks in Western Ghats and makes for a great weekend getaway.The rock-carved staircases lead you to the fort. You will surely embrace surreal greenery and blissful environment while trekking through mesmerizing landscapes accompanying you throughout your Harihar Fort trekking. Feel your heart racing as you climb these stairs while enjoying the panoramic view of several mountains.Once you reach the hilltop, charm in the beauty of the elongated plateau which holds a small temple of Lord Hanuman and Lord Shiva. There is A small pond in front of the temples and water from it can be used for drinking. Enjoy the pleasing beauty of this land with a trek to Harihar Fort, Igatpuri.

The difficulty level of the trek is medium and there will be a professional guide with you, who will assist you while trekking to Harihar Fort.  

Notes

Avoid carrying heavy weight for the trek.

Floaters and Sandals are not allowed, please wear sports shoes or trekking shoes of good quality.

Entry fees are not included in the package.

Mineral water/cold drinks are not included in the package.

Category: Night Trekking
Location: Igatpuri
Duration: 1 Night & 1 Day
Difficulty: Medium

Pick- up points: Kasar Railway station

Travel Schedule
you may board the below train from nearest local station. Train timings are shared below for convenience:
Kasara Slow Local
09:32 pm CST
09:40 pm Byculla
09:50 pm Dadar
10:00 pm Kurla
10:06 pm Ghatkopar
10:27 pm Thane
10:50 pm Dombivli
11:01 pm Kalyan
12:11 am Kasara
Meeting Point : Kasara Railway Station at 12:15 am

Some basic details related to trek

Height: 3500 feet Approx.

Type: Hill Fort

Region: Nashik

Grade: Medium

Duration: 1Night / 1 Day.





Harihar Fort Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    09:32 pm: Saturday Night Board the 09:32 pm Kasara Fast from CST and meet our team at Kasara station ticket counter by 12:15 am.

  • Day 2 -

    12:30 am: We board privately booked vehicles and head to Base Village.where we will be commencing our trek. enroute halt at dhaba and get fresh It'll take us approximately an 2 hour to reach the village.

    02:45 am: We reach Base Village, from where you can get a glimpse of Harihar rest for a while and get ready to start the trek.

    03:00 am: Gear up, pack your bags and get your torches out! It's gonna be a long and dark climb to the thrilling top. We will make a few halts on the way where you can take out your snack or a energydrink.

    06:00 am: We reach Top & the time for the sunrise. And You will get a beautiful view of Explore the Fort, Enjoy the view of the Surrounding from the summit.

    07:00 am: We start our descent. Finally, you get a view of the surroundings you climbed through in the night.

    09:30 am: We Reach down base village & grab a quick breakfast.

    10:30 am: Time to head back to Kasara station.

    02:00 pm: Adios! Back to the mundane city life. Until next time

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  • Morning breakfast
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  • Lunch

Activity

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  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

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  • 1 veg Unlimited breakfast.
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  • Travelling from Kasara to Kasara.
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  • Safety & first aid.
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  • washroom & Changing Facilities at down
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  • Trek Leader

Transport

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  • Transport from Kasara to Kasara

Things To Carry

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  • Identity Proof (Must)
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  • A bottle of water (2 Liters)
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  • Some ready to eat food - Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.
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  • ORS, Glucose, Electrol, Personal Care Medicine those which u require usually.
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  • A good Trekking Shoes, Extra pair of Socks.
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  • Rain cheater, Umbrella
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  • A haversack to put in all the things to be carried, so that one has one's hands-free while trekking.
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  • A camera on your own risk
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  • Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
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  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other Ornaments.

Advisory

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  • Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
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  • Trek leaders’ decisions will be final and binding.
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  • Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.
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  • Avoid carrying heavy weight for the trek.
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  • Floaters and Sandals are not allowed, please wear sports shoes or trekking shoes of good quality.
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  • The team reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.

Tour Type

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

Harihar Fort Trek: Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 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 0-15 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 trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Harihar Fort Trek: Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Harihar Fort Trek: Booking 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 before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    Story by Rahul Mishr

     Rated : 5.0

    Harihar Fort in an amazing 360* View. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk_pGb1e0lk Harihar, also known as Harshgad is a beautiful trek located 60 kms away from Kasara. Harihar fort looks like rectangular in shape from base village and built on the triangular prism of rock the edges of this stunning fort is absolutely vertical. Rock cut staircase in 80° direction leads you the fort. It is really one of the most thrilling treks in Maharashtra and it is accessible from Mumbai, Pune, Igatpuri & Trimbakeshwar also known as Trimbakeshwar.

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    Story by Abhijit wagh

     Rated : 5.0

    Amazing group, perfect timing, travel condition is good, everytime guidance is provided, food arrangement is good, food was delicious

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    People Also Ask About Harihar Fort Trek

    1. What is the duration of Harihar Fort trek?

      The duration of the Harihar Fort trek is one night and one day.

    2. Is the pick-up & drop facility available for Harihar Fort trek?

      Yes, pick up and drop facilities are available for Harihar Fort trek from the Kasara Railway Station. However, participants need to reach the Kasara Railway Station via local train.

      Similarly, all the trekkers are safely dropped back at the Kasara Railway Station after the trek is complete, at around 2:00 pm.

      Frequent trains stop at the Kasara railway station that connects to major railway stations such as the one in Mumbai.

    3. Is Harihar trek safe?

      The Harihar trek is absolutely safe, both for the professionals as well as the novice trekkers. All the trekkers are briefed in detail before the trek starts. A professional guide accompanies the participants to guide them and assist them in case of emergencies or problems.

    4. What is the Harihar Fort trek difficulty level?

      The Harihar Fort trek difficulty level is medium. It is a trek that can be executed both by professionals as well as beginners with ease. The route is pleasant and the duration is also manageable, making it one of the more popular treks in the Western Ghats.

    5. What things do I need to carry for the Harihar Fort trek?

      The basic and the most essential things you need to carry for Harihar Fort trek are as follows-

      A proper identity proof of the participant (compulsory)
      2 bottles of drinking water
      Some ready to eat snacks such as biscuits, patties and fruit cakes
      A first aid kit with essential medicines
      A pair of sturdy trekking shoes.
      A sturdy waterproof backpack
      A towel
      Toothpaste and toothbrush
      Hand wash and disinfectants
      A torch
      A camera

    6. What meals do I get during Harihar Fort trek?

      After the Harihar Fort trek is completed, you are served breakfast and lunch. The trekkers are allowed unlimited helpings during breakfast. Both breakfast and lunch are included in the package when you are booking your trek.

    7. What is the height of Harihar Fort trek?

      The Harihar Fort trek is situated at an elevation of 3,500 feet above the sea level. The Hill Fort is nestled in the lush green hills of the Western Ghats, in Nashik district of Maharashtra.

      The trek consists of an upward climb along the face of the mountain to Harihar Fort.

    8. What things do I need to keep in mind before going for Harihar Fort trek?

      There are few important things to keep in mind before planning the Harihar Fort Trek:

      You need to climb a number of rock-carved stairs along the vertical length to reach the hilltop. Therefore, physical fitness and agility is an absolute requirement. It is important to have good reflexes.

      You have to be extra careful if you choose to trek during monsoon. You have to make sure the boots you are wearing are sturdy and have a good grip on slippery surfaces.

      If you suffer from any ailment or breathing problems, it is important to carry all the necessary medication.

      Carrying a valid identity card is a must.

      You must follow all the rules and regulations strictly.

      Consumption of alcohol and smoking is strictly prohibited before, during or immediately after the trek.

      It is always wise not to carry any heavy materials

    9. How much does Harihar Fort trek cost?

      The Harihar trek costs INR 645 per person, after an exclusive discount of 31% from Thrillophilia. There is also a cashback offer of INR 300 on the package, to make your trek even more memorable at very affordable prices.

    10. What is the best time to go for Harihar Fort trek?

      The best time to indulge in this trek is during winter, which is between the months of October and February.

      Summer is between March to May. During these months, the weather remains hot with extremely dry conditions.

      Monsoon is between June to September. During this time, the city receives moderate rainfall and the weather is mainly humid. The hills look magical and mesmerising during the occasional drizzle. It is a wonderful time to go for the Harihar trek but the terrain remains slippery most of the time due to occasional showers, therefore it is absolutely necessary to wear sturdy boots with good grip on wet roads.

      Winter lasts between October till the end of February, during which time the weather remains cold and dry. The sun feels warm during the day with the cool breeze blowing. The nights are very cold. This is the ideal time to visit Harihar trek and enjoy the mesmerising beauty of the hills and the mountains, with the promise of a unique and unforgettable trek.

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