Full moon night at Harshchandragad

Full moon night camping at Harishchandragad

Date: 24th – 25th November 2018

Experience the real high on one of the highest places in Maharashtra. Climb up Harishchandragad in the evening and spend a full moon night on the top. Feel the wind and sit beside a campfire while you listen to the stories of other participants.

Day 1
0900 hrs: Leave for Harishchandragad in a non-AC coach

1230 hrs: Take a lunch break on the way

1500 hrs : Arrive at the base village of Harishchandragad – Have Tea

1530 hrs : After refreshments, Start ascending – Trekking through the scenic route till the top of the fort – Reach Konkan kada

1900 hrs : Relax for a while – Explore the area around the campsite – try your hand at pitching a tent (or else we can also stay in caves as per availability) – Enjoy rest of the evening under the full moon & stars

1930 hrs : Bonfire session (subject to rains) – time for you to sing some of your favourite numbers, dance on some of the latest hits

2000 hrs : Relish traditional home cooked dinner

2100 hrs : Retire in your designated tents or you will always have a choice to stay awake all throughout the night

2230 hrs : EOD

Day 2 
0600 hrs : Rise & shine early to enjoy the lovely sunrise

0630 hrs : Hike to the 3rd highest peak in Maharashtra, Taramati peak – Time to explore

0800 hrs : Back to the campsite for delicious breakfast & tea

0900 hrs : Time to visit Kedareshwar Caves and click pictures before we start descending down to the base village

0930 hrs : Wrap up, Pack your bags

1000 hrs : Start descending

1300 hrs : Arrive at the base village – Freshen up

1330 hrs : Delicious Maharashtrian lunch will be served

1430 hrs : Leave for Mumbai

1830 hrs : Arrive in Mumbai by evening with wonderful memories to cherish for the lifetime, along with camera full of pictures to make your friends more jealous.

 

TREK GRADIENT –  Moderate to Difficult

AVG TIME FOR CLIMB – 3 hrs each side

TREK TYPE – Gradual trail at the beginning gets rocky once you reach the river bed

TRIP COST – ₹ 2800/- + 5% GST

 

Cost Includes:

* All transfers by non AC Coach
* Expert Charges
* Permits, Permissions
* Entry Charges
* Accommodation on triple or quadruple sharing basis in a Tent
* One full meal cycle (veg & non-veg) – 1 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 1 Evening tea & 1 Dinner
* Transportation by non-AC bus
* All other permission and permits

Cost Excludes:

* Cold drinks, Packaged drinking water, Snacks
* Personal Expenses, Consumptions
* Travel Insurance, Emergency Rescue, Medical Expenses,
* Extra Stay and Transport other than mentioned in the service
* Extra food and drinks apart from specified meals.
* Any expense not mentioned under ‘cost includes’
* Any personal sightseeing which are not in the Itinerary

Please note: We are going to camp on the top of the fort & isn’t a permanent camp structure, therefore the toilet facilities are absolutely basic. Please do not expect luxurious arrangements at the camp.