Harihar Fort, also known as Harshgad, is a historic fort located in Maharashtra’s Nashik district. Several trekking enthusiasts visit this fort for A new and refreshing experience. It appears rectangular from the base village and is situated on a triangular rock.
Harihar Fort trek is one of the must-try treks in the Western Ghats and makes for a great weekend getaway. It brings to you a different type of stone staircase which has been cut for providing trekkers with a pocket like a grip to climb easily.
One has to reach the fort through a 200 ft. high rock-cut staircase inclined at an 80-degree angle.
The fort is situated amidst the huge Vaitarna dam and the Trimbakeshwar mountain ranges offer stunning views of the area around.
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
Shivajinagar > Aundh > Kasarwadi > Nashik > Trimbak > Harshwadi (Base)
23:00 – Shivajinagar
23:30 – Aundh
23:59 – Nashik Phata
23:30 – Reporting to the SG Team.
23:59 – Travel to the base village from Pune.
05:00 – Reach base village, Harshwadi Village.
05:30 – Freshen Up, Breakfast+Tea
06:00 – Group introduction & briefing about the trek.
06:15 – Commence trek via “Harihar Fort”.
08:00 – Reach at Staircase.
09:30 – Reach on top of Harihar Fort. Explore Plateau.
10:30 – Start descend.
12:30 – Reach base village; Lunch.
14:00 – Travel to Pune.
21:00 – Reach Pune with Happy Memories & on-Biodegradable Waste.