We at WILD TREK ADVENTURE & OUTDOORS Pvt Ltd
glad to invites you Overnight Trek ToBasgad- Harihar-Bramhagiri-Durg Bhandar Fort On 07 & 08 Oct 2017.
Harihar Fort, is modern easy name based on original name Harshgad. This hill-fort is well famous cliff for chimney style climbing and name given as Scottish fall by adventure lovers. Highest point of this hill fort is measured as 1120 meters above sea level. The Fort is in range called Upper Vaitarana range began from Fort Bhaskar or Basgad to Fort Anjaneri. Fort Basgad is seen exact in the West side hiding Utawad peak’s hill. In the East side most of view covered by Brahma hill which is little higher to this fort. Beyond Brahma we see Kapdya’s small slender hill and beyond it giant Trimabakgad hill fort. Beyond Trimbakgad we can find South ege of Anjaneri Hill Fort and Ranjangiri hill fort. With clear climate Awandh-Patta and Kalasubai range in South East and Saatmala and Shelbari ranges seen in North direction.
Bhaskargad fort / Basgad Fort is a fort located 48 km from Igatpuri, Nashik district, of Maharashtra. This fort is one of the fort in Trimbak hill range. This fort is near to the Harihar fort.
There is one main gate on the main entrance path of the fort.The main entrance gate and the rock cut steps are carved in the same rock. There is a rock cut water cistern on the fort. There is a rough idols of Veer Maruti on the fort. It takes about half an hour to visit all places on the fort.
Brahmagiri (1298 meters)is to the west of trambakeshwar and this fort offers a commanding view of the Jawhar Mokhada region of Thane district. Trimbakeshwar itself is a place of worship because it is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva.
From Trimbakeshwar, through regular steps, Ganga dwar is reached and the Gorakshanath cave which is end of Trimbakeshwar. Now again while climbing down, there is a road going towards Brahmagiri towards right. Following this route one reaches the carved steps in the rocks. The steps are very good even in the recent times. They were blown off by Britishers in 1818 but later on, they were rebuilt somewhere before India gained independence. From the base village, Brahmagiri is around 450 to 500 meters elevated.
From base village, it takes 45 minutes to see Ganga dwar, the Gorakshanath caves and 108 Swayambhu Mahadev caves and in the halfway while descending, the road towards Brahmagiri takes you till the top in around 45 minutes and almost 2 hours to see the fort completely. There are 2 temples on this fort the place which is believed to be the origin point of Godavari river. From here, the river flows till Ganga dwar and then towards Kushavart teerth in Trimbakeshwar village.
One can reach this place by an ascent of about 750 steps made on concrete. There is a shrine dedicated to Goddess Ganga. The river appears here as coming out from the mouth of Nandi. Kolambika Devi temple and a group of 108 shivalings are seen nearby.
Durg Bhandar :
Durg bhandar is Situated north side part of bramhgiri Connected by a small ridge.Its one of the most beautiful fort in terms of carving the route through rock.Amazing Carved Route for getting top of Durg bhandar is the highlight of this trek.
Rock Cut Steps Durg Bhandar :
We Will be Camping in the Valley Between Basgad & Harihar a remote Area.
Note :We Will Keep Extra Luggage like Sleeping Bag ,Bedding ,Cloths in Bus Itself No need To carry While Trekking We Will be Carrying Only Eatables ,Water Bottle And Camera.
Harihar Fort Top Lake & Temple
Basgad From Ridge
Basgad Door :
Harihar & Bramhagiri View From Basgad Top
Bramhagiri From Base:
Bramhagiri First Door:
Bramhagiri From Durg Bhandar:
Durg Bhandar :
Durg bhandar Beautiful Carved Steps :
Style: Camping; Hiking; Tent; Test; Trekking
Date: 7 Oct to 8 Oct
Duration: 2 days
Last Booking Date: 5 Oct
Distance: 265 Kms From Pune
Transpotation : By Private Bus