Harishchandragad Fort is famous for its height, its toughness and the famous 'Konkan Kada'. Harishchandra Temple is known to be the pride of the fort. Sant Changdev stayed here for some time and completed his manuscript - 'Tatwasaar'. The Nandi and Shivling in the temple are breathtaking. A cave nearby is always full of very cold water. Harishchandragad Fort is situated in Junnar region near Malshej Ghat.
The fort is very popular to trekkers and nature lovers as it is one of
the best forts to trek. Konkan Kada is a challenge for trekkers as it is
at a height of 3,500 feet. Rohidas, Taramati and Harishchandra are the
three peaks in Harishchandragad. Taramati peak is the highest one in the
fort. Many peaks, fort and other beautiful places such as Malshej Ghat,
Jivdhan, Nane Ghat, Ratangad, Kalsubai, etc. can also be seen from here.
Lucky tourists can sometimes see like tigers, cheetah, snakes, swallow
and flamingos, etc. Harishchandragad is must to visit to enjoy the
beauty of forest, especially for the Konkan Kada. Nearest airport is in
Mumbai (154 km), while nearest railway station is Kalyan. Hotels are
available at Mumbai and Pune.
Know about the historical Harishchandragad Fort of Maharashtra.