Overnight Trek To Rajmachi & Kondane Caves

Location
:Rajmachi, Karjat
Season
:Aug - Sep
Duration
:2 Days1 Night
Event Type
:Adventure, Experience, Tour
Level
:Moderate
Start From
:Lonavala Railway Station
Ends
:Karjat Railway Station

Overnight Trek To Rajmachi & Kondane Caves

Rajmachi, Karjat
2 Days1 Night

Event Overview

Rajmachi Fort is an historical forts has two stronghold forts, Forts of Rajmachi are Shrivardhan and Manaranjan. Visible from Mumbai Pune Expressway on right hand side of Borghat which is a popular spot near Khandala known as Rajmachi View Point. Rajmachi is a famous spot for trekking in popular Lonavala Hill Stations. Lonavala to Rajmachi Fort is 16 km trekking distance from Lonavala there are many routes to reach Rajmachi Fort. We will be camping at Udhewadi Village located below the two Balekilla. Surrounded by huge waterfalls during monsoon you can view the beautiful kataldhar waterfall from Shrivardhan Fort. Rajmachi Fort has many caves used by trekkers for night halt. Pre monsoon during the rainy season the forest around the forts is glowing with Fireflies at night. You can also trek towards Kondane Caves during monsoon and enjoy the beautiful caves and waterfall. Rajmachi Fort is located strategically overlooking Borghat an historical trade route in Sahyadri Mountains.
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Event Details

Schedule

Day 1 - Meet at Lonavala Railway station and Fort Visit and Exploration
  • 17:15 Meet at Lonavala Railway Station near Ticket Counter.
  • 17:30 Move towards Rajmachi Village by Jeep (Half way).
  • 21:00 Reach Rajmachi Village.
  • 21:30 Dinner.
Day 2 - Visit Kondhane Caves
  • 06:00 Wake Up.
  • 07:00 Breakfast.
  • 08:00 Manoranjan fort and Shrivardhan fort exploration.
  • 12:00 Lunch.
  • 13:00 Start descending towards Lonavala.
  • 17:00 Reach Lonavala station and disperse.

Meal

Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Adventure Activities

Night Trek
Trekking

Amenities

Dormitary
Firstaid
Accommodation
Guide
Transport

Transportation

Train, Local Transport

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 05.00 PM Drop Time: 05.00 PM

Things To Carry

  • A haversack / Backpack to put in all the things to be carried, so that one has ones hands free while trekking.
  • Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.
  • Double pack your valuables / phones in plastic bags.
  • Rainwear / Poncho / Waterproof jacket etc. if you don’t want to get wet.
  • Please wear full sleeves t-shirts and long pants.
  • Identity proof (must)
  • Carry Sleeping Bag or Two Bed sheets .
  • Torch with new batteries - Compulsory per person.
  • Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc. For Energy while you Trek.Glucon D / Energy bars.
  • Water (at least 2 - 3 Litres)
  • Sun Cap .
  • Avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
  • Medicine those if you require usually.
  • Odomos gel or cream to avoid mosquitoes or insect.
  • Participant wearing Sports Shoes / Running Shoes / Repaired please buy trekking shoes, Trekking is specialist activity Trekking shoes are must.

Getting There

For Mumbai public
Catch Sinhagad Express 11009 – Mumbai to Pune.
14:30 CSMT
14:41 Dadar
15:03 Thane
15:28 Kalyan
16:08 Karjat
17:03 Lonavala
For Pune public
Catch Pune – Lonavala local
15:00 Pune
15:04 Shivaji Nagar
15:47 Talegaon
16:25 Lonavala

Policy

Included

  • Trek to Rajmachi Village base.
  • Meals 1 Veg Dinner, 1 Veg Breakfast and tea, 1 Veg Dinner.
  • Organizers charges.
  • Travel by local Jeep from Lonavala and back. (half way)
  • Dormitory stay on sharing basis.
  • GST

Excluded

  • All kinds of Extra Meals / Drinks Ordered.
  • Travel cost from Mumbai/Pune to Lonavala and back.
  • Insurance, tips, Porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Any kind of cost, which is not mentioned in the cost, includes above.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.

Terms & Conditions

Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience.
Missing the train is missing Rajmachi Monsoon Trek, no refund will be provided.
Incase it rains Jeep is only available half the way as road becomes not motorable, participant will have to walk 8 km one way.

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