Fireflies Special Trek to Rajmachi

Location
:Rajmachi, Pune
Season
:May - Jun
Duration
:2 Days1 Night
Event Type
:Adventure, Experience
Level
:Moderate
Start From
:Lonavala Station
Ends
:Lonavala Station

Fireflies Special Trek to Rajmachi

Rajmachi, Pune
2 Days1 Night

Event Overview

Leave behind the city chaos and lose yourself to the mountains by spending some fun time with the glowing fireflies. Just walk along the dense forest and quietly observe these bio-luminescent bodies twinkling all around. Yes, it’s a moment to feel surprised and get awed by these little wonders.

Rajmachi (Udhewadi) is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahyadri in Maharashtra. The fortification at Rajmachi consists of two forts, namely Shrivardhan Fort and Manaranjan Fort. Rajmachi Fort is a popular trekking destination. It is a very famous fort located near famous hill stations of Maharashtra, Lonavala and Khandala. Historically, Rajmachi fort was a strategic fort to control Borghat (ghat between Khopoli and Khandala on Mumbai-Pune route) which was a historical trade route. The fort played a strategic role in the First Anglo-Maratha War. Rajmachi Fort has been declared as a protected monument.
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Event Details

Schedule

Day 1 - Fireflies Special Trek to Rajmachi
  • 4:00 pm Meet the Team at Lonavala Station.
  • 4:30 pm Enjoy evening snacks at Lonavala
  • 5:30 pm Take local transport to Tungarli Dam
  • 6:30 pm Reach Tungarli Dam and start the trek alongside numerous fireflies
  • 9:30 pm Reach base village and relax
Day 2 - Trek to Shrivardhan Fort
  • 6:00 am Wake up call and freshen up
  • 6:30 am Trek to Shrivardhan fort
  • 9:00 am Back to base village and enjoy breakfast
  • 10:00 am Start our Return Journey Back to Lonavala
  • 11:00 am Reach Lonavala
  • 11:30 am Catch Train / Bus Transport for Mumbai
  • 02:00 pm Reach Mumbai

Meal

Breakfast
Snacks
Dinner

Amenities

Dormitary
Firstaid
Guide
Transport

Transportation

Local Transport, Train

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 04.00 PM Drop Time: 11.00 AM

Things To Carry

  • Identity Card
  • 2 ltrs water
  • Torch with new cells (compulsory)
  • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
  • Snacks & biscuits
  • Extra pair of clothes
  • Clean napkin or towel
  • Cap, sunglasses, scarf
  • Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
  • Camera (optional)
  • Please carry personal medicines if any
  • Hand Sanitizer

Getting There

Catch CST-Karjat Local at1:10 pm
1.10 pm Mumbai CST
1.17 pm Byculla
1.23 pm Dadar
1.31 pm Kurla
1.35pm Ghatkopar
1.45 pm Mulund
1.49 pm Thane
2.02 pm Dombivli
2.11 pm Kalyan
3.04 pm Karjat
From Karjat we will catch Karjat-Pune Unreserved Local
Karjat at 3.10 pm
Lonavala:at 3:53 pm

Policy

Included

  • Local Transport traveling from Lonavala to Lonavala
  • Food: Saturday evening snacks and Dinner, Sunday Breakfast
  • Dormitory Accommodation at Rajmachi
  • Trekking Expertise Charges
  • GST

Excluded

  • Train Travelling: Mumbai to Lonavala & Return
  • Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
  • Anything other than above mentioned inclusion

Terms & Conditions

Avoid wearing precious Jewelry during the event, as Team won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.

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