Harishchandragad – Bhairavgad – Kunjargad

Harishchandragad – Bhairavgad – Kunjargad

Places to see Mumbai – Harishchandragad – Bhairavgad – Nane Ghat
Duration 8 – 10 Days
Maximum Height 4671 ft.
Region Malshej Ghat Region
Difficulty Rating Easy
Takeover Point Mumbai / Pune
Best Season to visit Any time – Best in Monsoon and Winter

Harishchandragad: This hill top is a irregular table-land about 5 km across. On the top there is Ancient temple of lord Siva, large water reservoir and long chain of Brahmanical caves. The major attraction of Harishchandragad is Kokan Kada which is a huge semi-circular rock wall of about 400 m and a most frightening sight. Its beyond description, one should actually see it to experience the nature’s architecture. Konkan kada should be visited in the evening as well as morning. In evening one is enchanted by the sunset where as in the morning one can experience the divine feeling of being in the heavens. Harishchandragad, are also worth visiting as they offer beautiful views of the sahyadri ranges. An ancient temple caves present at the base village Khireshwar are also worth seeing.

Bhairavgad: It is a small hill having lot of Jungle around and a Temple of Tribal people on the top. There are lot of Bhairavgad in Sahyadri – ‘Bhairav’ is a God of Tribal people, among 5 to 6 tribal villages there is one Bhairavgad.

Kunjargad: Kunjar means Elephant, this hill looks like an Elephant so local people call it Kunjargad. There are ancient caves on this hill.

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 :- Mumbai
Arrive in Mumbai and takeover from Airport, Transfer to the Hotel. Rest day.

Day 2:- Khireshwar (Base Village)
Travel to the base village Khireshwar. We will come through Malshej Ghat, stay in this base village and explore it’s surrounding.

Day 3:- Khireshwar – Harishchandragad
Trek to Harishchandragad. This trek is very enjoyable in monsoon and winters. Night stay in camp.

Day 4: – Harishchandragadharishchandra
Explore Harishchandragad – Ancient Temple, Kokan kada, Ancient Caves and much more to see. Night stay in camp.

Day 5:- Harishchandragad – Kothala
Descend from Harishchandragad to another village – Kothala. Stay in this village and explore village life.

Day 6:- Kothala – Bhairavgad – Kothala
A short trek to Bhairavgad and back to village.Night stay in camp.

Day 7: – Kothala – Kunjargad
Trek to kunjargad. Explore top of this hill. Night stay on Kunjargad in camp.

Day 8:- Kunjargad – Kohna
Back to the base village Kohna. Night stay in this village.

Day 9:- Kohna – Mumbai
Back journey to Mumbai. Night stay in Hotel. Tour End

Note: You can customize this trek according to your plan. Please do not hesitate to contact us for your questions and concerns.

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Trekking in Ratangad

Kalsubai – Ratangad – Shirpunja Bhairav Gad

Places to see :- Mumbai – Kalsubai – Ratangad – Bhairavgad
Duration :- 10 Days
Maximum Height :- 5400 ft.
Region: Igatpuri Region
Difficulty Rating: Medium
Takeover Point: Mumbai / Pune
Best Season to visit:-  Any time – Best is Monsoon and Winter

Kalsubai : This is the highest peak of Western Ghats. It is beautifully shaped and commands a fantastic view. For hikers, this is a simple mountain to climb.

Ratangad : This is a ‘jewel’ among forest in the region. It is an interesting fortress, situated at the edge of the ghats with numerous water cisterns and caves. It also commands an excellent view all around.

Shirpunja Bhairavgad : This is a small but interesting mountain having large caves on it’s top having god of Tribal people.

TREKKING ITINERARY 

Day 1:  Mumbai
Arrive in Mumbai and takeover from Airport, Transfer to the Hotel. Rest day.

Day 2: Mumbai – Bari (Base village of Kalsubai)
                Travel to base village of Kalsubai. Explore it’s surrounding. Night stay in camp.

Day 3: Bari – Kalsubai – Bariratangad
                Climb this peak, spend some time on it’s summit and back to the base village. Night stay in camp.

Day 4: Bari – Ratanwadi (Base village of Ratangad)
Travel from Bari to Ratanwadi. Enjoy village life of Ratanwadi. Explore it’s area. Night stay in camp.

Day 5: Ratanwadi – Ratangad
Climb Ratangad, Explore Ratangad, Night stay in camp.

Day 6: Ratangad – Ratanwadi
Explore surrounding of Ratangad and back to Ratanwadi.

Day 7: Ratanwadi – Shirpunje (Base village of Bhairavgad)
Travel to Shirpunje. Night stay in this village.

Day 8: Bhairavgad
Climb Bhairavgad, explore Bhairavgad and night stay on Bhairavgad.

Day 9: Shirpunje – Bhandardara
Back to Shirpunje and Travel back to Bhandardara.

Day 10: Mumbai / Pune
Back to the takeover point. Night stay in Hotel. Tour End.

Note: You can customize this trek according to your plan. Please do not hesitate to contact us for your questions and concerns. 24 X 7 : =1 604 300 2535  / SKYPE: him.adventures

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