One can explore Harishchandragad for one/two day. It has many things to explore. However, there are other forts and places to visit if you wish to. 

• Pimpalgavjoga Dam

1 km from Khireshwar

        Pimpalgaon Joga Dam was constructed under the Kukdi project, one of the important irrigation projects in Maharashtra. The river Pushpavati originates at Harichandragad in Junnar taluka. Pimpalgaon Joga dam was built on the same river Pushpavati.

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1 km from Khireshwar

        It is the lord shiva ancient temple. Captivating sculptures can be seen in this temple. Upon entering the sanctum sanctorum of the temple, one can see a magnificent remnant idol of Vishnu carved in stone on the upper side. There are various deities carved in sixteen squares on the roof. This beautiful temple is a must see once, if you want to visit Khireshwar, you must visit Nageshwar Temple !

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• Kalu Waterfall

4 km from Khireshwar

          Kalu waterfall originates from Harishchandragad mountains and flows through Khireshwar village. There is another falls near this waterfall known as Mahuli Waterfall. Kalu waterfall and Mahuli waterfall meet and form Kalu River.

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4 km from Khireshwar

        “Lost in the Dense Woods” is an apt word for this trek. The Aadrai Jungle Trek is the best way to explore one of Sahyadri’s most beautiful and untouched Jungles. This tour will take you deep into the heart of this green forest, where you can see full of flora and fauna, waterfalls, caves, valleys, famous peaks, and more.

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Malshej Ghat

6 km from Khireshwar

           With mesmerizing waterfalls to beautifully, lofty mountains, MalshejGhat is a perfect place for nature lovers’ delight. A unique spectacle created by gorgeous streams diving from rocky prominence, lush greenery and layers of mist.

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• Naneghat

36 km from Khireshwar

           Naneghat is  really amazing place in monsoon with many falls and lush green nature to visit with mist all around. It is great experience visiting this place. In ancient times, Naneghat served as a tollbooth to collect toll from traders crossing the hills.

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• Shivneri fort

28 km from Khireshwar

          Shivneri Fort was among the important fort during Maratha rule. The fort attracts a large number of tourists, history buffs and trekkers because of its association with chatrapati Shivaji maharaj, who dreamt of creating a Hindu Swarajya.

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• Hadsar fort

29 km from Khireshwar

            Hadsar fort is among the many forts in Junnar region of Pune district which were meant for protection of the ancient commercial trade route from Mawal region to Kalyan via Naneghat. There is a marvelous sculpture design of the bastion and the fort entrance, which is not seen elsewhere. They are all carved from a single rock.

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• Cave gorup of junnar

30 km from Khireshwar

          Surroundings of Junnar are very rich with ancient cave temples. In total there are more than 200 individual rock-cut caves located in four hills around Junnar. It is encircled by a series of hills, on all sides, namely Sivaneri and Tulja hills on the west; the Sulaiman on the north and east; and Manmodi  (Bhimasankar group/Amba-Ambika group/Bhutalinga group) on the south.


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• Sidhola Fort

5 km from Khireshwar

            Sindola fort is a small hill fort in Junnar region of Maharashtra on top of Malshej Ghat Plateau. Sindola fort trek is one of the lesser-known treks in the of Maharashtra.The fort is very small compared to other famous forts in the Junnar region. However, the ruins of bastions, few water reservoirs and a Ganesha idol at the entrance, are at the top of the fort will set you wondering of the beauty. 

• Bhairavgad

24 km from Khireshwar

            Bhairavgad Trek is going to be your once in a lifetime experience with great adventure and delight. Be the part of this breath-taking trek. There are many Bhairavgad Forts at different places in Maharashtra, but reaching the Bhairavgad of Moroshi village in Malshej Ghat is indeed the most challenging of them all.

• Jivdhan fort

37 km from Khireshwar

          Jivdhan fort is for protection of the ancient commercial trade route of Naneghat. It is one of the most popular forts for trekkers. Located in Junnar Taluka, the fort falls under difficult treks as there are misleading jungle trails and some hill patches that require a lot of mountaineering experience to cross. On some sections of the trek, you might also need to use ropes. Ideal for folks who want to experience an extreme mountaineering experience.

• Ozar Ganpati

39 km from Khireshwar

            The Vigneshwara Temple of Ozar is a Hindu templededicated to Ganesha, the elephant-headed god of wisdom. The temple is one of the Ashtavinayaka, The Ganesha form worshipped here is called Vigneshwara and is associated with the legend of Ganesha defeating Vignasura, the demon of obstacles.

• Lenyadri Ganpati

27 km from Khireshwar

          Lenyadri Ganpati Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. It is one of the eight Ashtavinayak Temples in Maharashtra. The temple is also known as Girijatmaj temple. This is the only Ashtavinayak temple which is on a mountain.

• Chavand Fort

44 km from Khireshwar

Chavand fort is a popular destination for trekkers and adventure enthusiasts as well . There is a varied flora and fauna around the foothills of the Chavand fort trek. There is a Chamunda Devi Mandir along with a few remnants of a cannon as well. There are seven water tanks . The top of the fort offers splendid views of the neighbouring regions along with views of forts like Shivneri, Jivdhan and Hadsar.

• Hatkeshwar natural bridge

21 km from Khireshwar

          Hatkeshwar Natural Bridge is a unique connection between two basaltic hills formed due to differential erosion. The wind flow reminds you how much at high level you are and the view from the bridge in the valley and the caves is breath-taking. These caves have been here since 17th Century .

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