Dear all,

We @ शिखर वेध invite u all for Monsoon Trek to Harishchandragad fort on 13 -14 September 2014 (Ascend via Pachnai route & Descend via Tolar-Khind)

Interested people do join us …
Hope 2 c u on trek !!!

Brief info about the place:

Type : Hill Fort

Height : 4500 ft approx

Region : Malshej Ghat

Grade: Medium

Harishchandragad: is an ancient fort from the Medieval period where the Great sage Changdev (Writer of the epic Tatvasaar), used to meditate in the 14th century.

Konkan Kada: One of the biggest cliffs of the sahyadris, fascinating many people from years together. Facing towards the konkan side, the cliff looks down upon the Konkan with a breathtaking view of the surrounding region. Not only vertical, but it has an overhang, almost like a cobra’s hood.

Kedareshwar: The cave of Kedareshwar has a big Shivlinga, which is totally surrounded by water.

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

Saturday 13th September 2014

Meeting point : Kasara Railway Stn at 09:30 Hrs

CST-Kasara Fast local timings as below

07:05 Hrs : CST

07:12 Hrs : Bycullaa

07:18 Hrs : Dadar

07:26 Hrs : Kurla

07:45 Hrs : Thane

07:57 Hrs : Dombivali

08:05 Hrs : Kalyan

09:20 Hrs : Kasara

Move by Private Jeeps to Pachnai Village

12:15 Hrs : @ Pachnai village


13:30 Hrs : ASCEND

En-route enjoy the waterfall,

16:00 Hrs: @ Atop H’gad


17:30 Hrs : @ Konkan Kada

T- Time

Back to Caves

20:00 Hrs : Dinner and retire for the day

Sunday 14th September 2014

06:30 Hrs : Good Morning

08:30 Hrs : Breakfast, site seeing

09:00 Hrs : Start descending towards Khireshwar route via TOLAR KHIND

13:00 Hrs : @ Khireshwar

Lunch Time

Move by public transport 2 Kalyan

We will reach Kalyan by 7-8 pm

from there by local train to Mumbai (that’s subjective )


The cost for the trek is Rs 1300/- per head which includes 1 Breakfast, 3 veg meals & 1 evening refreshment And transportation from Kasara till Kalyan drop

Advance amount of Rs. 800/- per head (Non- Refundable)

Please deposit same amount on following details:

ICICI bank a/c no : 026801521464
Vartak nagar branch, Thane(w)

IFSC Code: ICIC0000268

Last date to confirm : Tuesday 9 September 2014 till 5 pm

Things To Carry: -

A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) [MUST]
Sleeping Bag / Mat [MUST]
Torch with extra cell batteries [MUST]
A plate, mug, and spoon [MUST]
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
A good trekking shoes preferably ACTION, extra pair of socks
A haversack to put all these things

Note: It might rain, so pack yr bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil: 09869369836 / 09702121373

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