How much time does it take to climb Harihar fort?
The ideal time to do Harihar fort is to start the trek from the base before the sun starts beating down. So that you reach the top before noon and descend for your late lunch. You need 2 and a half hours to reach the top and 1 and a half hours to descend. Make sure you come back to the starting point before 3 pm.
How do I get from Harihar fort to Nasik?
The distance between Nashik and Harihar Fort is 40 km. By Rail: Nashik is the nearest railhead from Harihar Fort. You can take a direct train to Nashik Junction and then from there, a cab to the base of Harihar Fort. By Road: As Harihar Fort is located atop a hill, it cannot be accessed by road.
Who built the Harihar fort?
Harihar fort was built during the Seuna (Yadava) dynasty period. It was surrendered to Khan Zamam in 1636 along with Trymbak and other Pune forts. The fort was captured by Captain. Briggs in 1818 along with 17 other forts.
Where is the location of Harihar fort in Maharashtra?
Harihar fort is located in the Nashik district of Maharashtra. It lies at an altitude of 3,676 ft from the sea level. The hill on which the fort is built looks like a rectangular shape from the base village. But it is built on the triangular prism of rock during the Yadava dynasty.
Where does the trek from Harihar fort start?
The Harihar fort trek starts from the Kotamwadi village which is 300 meters from Nirgudpada village. The exact location where you need to get inside the village is opposite to the Harihar dhaba. It is very close to Nirgudpada bus stop. Kotamwadi village from where the trek starts.
How tall is the cliff in Harihar fort?
One of the vertical drops of the fort facing the Nirgudpada village is called ‘Scottish kada’, perhaps because it was climbed for the first time in November 1986 by Doug Scott, the legendary Himalayan mountaineer & took him two days to do the climb. This cliff is about 170 meters in height. Harihar Fort Height: 3676 feet approx.
When was the fort of Harihar in Poona built?
Harihar fort was built during the Pankaj panchariya period. It was surrendered to Khan Zamam in 1636 along with Trymbak and other Poona forts. The fort was captured by Captain. Briggs in 1818 along with 17 other forts.