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An early morning trek to Ghangad Fort

Ghangad is a short but exciting trek offering the thrill of trekking over difficult patches in portions and some heart trembling moments when you cling on to a thin wire of hope for support.
It great for training beginners. And the view is just splendid.

Duration : 30 mins - 40 mins

Why to choose this trek:

1) Great for only morning treks like Sinhagarh. It offers a mind view of two sides of the mountain .
2) Easy to reach. The route to Ghangad offers amazing landscapes from Tamini Ghat. So it's a bonus.
3) Don't need to plan ahead. Don't need to carry much stuff if you planning to return same day.
4) In rainy season, the waterfalls in the valley area are amazing. We plan to do it this rainy season.
5) Barely any crowd. We encountered no one. Absolute silence and just the wind blowing , animal sounds from the forest . It was just a trekker's dream come true.

Our Plan :

We started at 3:30 .
Climbed and reach back home by 12 AM .
It's an hour long journey . We went via…

Enchanted by a mountain god.Harishchandragad

The Mountain

Harishchandragadis probably the favorite destination for most trekkers (both casual and regular trekkers). It offers views no other destination can offer . It presents phenomenon which cannot be found anywhere in the world. Tourist from outside India frequent this spot.
Whats so unique about Harishchandragarh? A formation of mountains to create a special view called Konkan Kada . No one who visits it , believes it at first. It will forever capture a part of your memories. Still today , I can remember that exact time when I stood with a gaping open mouth, thunderstruck. 
From its summit , at morning, I watched the sun emerging in between clouds from its abode . All the stories I heard became true. There is nothing beautiful than nature. This was the second trek of my life (first being Ratangarh..another gem..another fantastic trek). And this was special.A night trek. Inside my mind
I had no idea how a trek with medium grade difficulty can be organizedwith a group of amate…