Overnight Trek to Rajmachi and Kondhane Caves

Rajmachi Camping 2017

Rajmachi Fort

Rajmachi Fort has two stronghold forts, Shrivardhan and Manaranjan. Visible from Mumbai Pune Expressway on right hand side of Borghat. It is a famous spot for trekking. 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 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.

Places to visit at Rajmachi Fort

  • Udaysagar Lake constructed in 1712.

  • Temple of Mahadev by the side of Udaysagar Lake.

  • Temple of Bahiroba on the plateau near Shrivardhan and Manaranjan.

  • Shrivardhan Fort and Caves .

  • Manaranjan Fort if time permits.

 

Batches for Rajmachi Trek 2018

September 2018

Registration is closed for 22nd 23rd September 2018

29th 30th September 2018 - Buy Ticket - Book now →

   October 2018

6th 7th October 2018 - Buy Ticket -  Book now →

 

13th 14th October 2018 - Buy Ticket - Book now →

 

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Event Details

Rajmachi Monsoon Trek Event Details

  • Height of fort : 2710 feet approx.
  • Nearest City : Lonavala.
  • Homestay.
  • Shrivardhan Fort and Manoranjan Fort Exploration.
  • Local Village Food.
  • Separate Stay for Females.

Event Itinerary

Rajmachi Monsoon Trek Event Itinerary

Day 1 – Saturday

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

17:20 Assemble at Lonavala Railway Station and Move towards base village by Jeep (Half Way)

19:00 Start Trek towards base village

21:00 Reach Base Village ( 8 km trek )

23:00 Dinner - Stay in Village House Dormitory 

 00:00 Rest 

Sunday

07:30 Fort visit and exploration.

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Descend from Rajmachi to Kondhane Caves

15:30 Visit Kondhane caves

17:30 Reach Kondhane village& travel towards Karjat Station. 

18:30 Disperse at Karjat railway station

Please Note

  • 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.

Cost Includes

  • Travelling Lonavala to base village by Jeep (Half Way).
  • 1 Veg Dinner, Breakfast, 1 Veg lunch.
  • Treks and Trails India charges if any.
  • Villager House Homestay Dormitory.
  • Travelling Kondhane Village to Karjat Station

 

Cost Excludes

  • 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.

 

How to Register

For Registration and Confirmation transfer Rs 1500 per person in the given a/c

 

Account Name: Treks and Trails 

Bank Name: Axis Bank

Account Number: 917020047534079

Branch: Churchgate – Mumbai

IfSC Code:  UTIB0000695

Account Type: Current Account

 

or 

 

UPI ID - 9619095743@axisbank

 

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Batches for Rajmachi Trek 2018

September 2018

Registration is closed for 22nd 23rd September 2018

29th 30th September 2018 - Buy Ticket - Book now →

 

   October 2018

6th 7th October 2018 - Buy Ticket -  Book now →

 

13th 14th October 2018 - Buy Ticket - Book now →

 

20th 21st October 2018 - Buy Ticket - Book now →

 

27th 28th  October 2018 - Buy Ticket - Book now →

 

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For any queries please call us

  • Treks and Trails Mumbai 8828746865 / 8828004949 / 9764461419 / 9867046166 ( Monday to Saturday 11:30 am to 6 pm only )

 

Cancellation Policy

  • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to event date 
  • No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If Trek get cancelled we will refund "Trek Amount" only.

 

Things to Carry

Learn how to plan your trek - http://www.treksandtrails.org/index.php/18-explore-more/546-first-trek-essentials

Please note this is not a picnic people with good fitness and endurance should join

Rajmachi Trek- Things you need 

Please note : Participant wearing Sports Shoes / Running Shoes / Repaired please buy trekking shoes, Trekking is specialist activity Trekking shoes are must.

  • Trekking shoes : Participant wearing Sports Shoes / Running Shoes / Repaired shoes will be returned from Lonavala without refund, Trekking is specialist activity Trekking shoes are must.

  • A haversack / Backpack to put in all the things to be carried, so that one has one's hands free while trekking.

  • Double pack your valuables / phones in plastic bags.

  • Please wear full sleeves t-shirts and long pants.

  • Identity proof (must)

  • Carry Sleeping Bag or Two Bedsheets.

  • 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 Liters).

  • Sun Cap.

  • Avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.

  • Medicine those if you require usually.

  • Odomos gel or cream to avoid mosquitoes or insect.

  • Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.

  • Rainwear / Poncho / Waterproof jacket etc. if you don’t want to get wet.

Event Risk

Rajmachi Trek Rules - Treks and Trails India 

1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.

2. Treks and Trails reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.

3. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact send us a text message.

4. Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.

5. Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery (at your own risk)

6. People caught using Narotics substances will be handed to police

Medical Disclosures

Disclosures on medical conditions and Event Risk Profile:

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. The cost mentioned above is for Indian citizens ONLY payable in Indian Rupees.

We recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / trekking. Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. is prohibited. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside. Do not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition. Note, this trek route does not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

1.  Can we drive till Rajmachi Village?

Not in monsoon.

2. How far it is from Mumbai/Pune?

Three hours drive from Mumbai, 125 km approx..

Two and half hours drive from Pune, 90 km approx..

3. Number of days required for this event?

Two days and One Night.

4. Where can we park our cars?

Lonavala at your own risk.

5. Is there any parking charge?

Yes.

6. Do you provide sleeping bags?

NO - For hygiene reasons we don't provide sleeping bags.

Please carry personal sleeping material or two bedsheets.

7. Are toilet available?

No. During trek toilets are not available.

8. Do single travellers female sign up for these events?

We have 60 - 40 % or more Male - Female ratios on our events.

Many Single Travelling Female join our events.

9. Are kids allowed on treks?

Kids below 15 with Parents supervision only.

10. What type of food will be provided?

Food preference only Veg local home cooked is available.

11. Phone connectivity?

Limited phone connectivity available for most cellular services.

12. Where will we stay?

Homestay will be in Dormitory Villagers house simple sleeping mat is provided.

11. Is cash payment or spot payment accepted?

Registration against 100% upfront payment only via Paytm / UPI / NEFT / IMPS / Payment Gateway on the spot payment not accepted.

We need to book in advance bus and stay and make other arrangements upfront payment is must .

12. Will I get bottled water?

Normal well water shall be provided.

13. Can I charge my phone?

No electricity. Please carry a power bank if required.

14. How is the weather now?

Summer Temperature Night 17- Day 39°C approx.

Monsoon it rains very heavily please double pack your expensive phones and gadgets.

15.Can we smoke or drink alcohol?

People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit event on immediate basis.

16. Can we listen to music on bluetooth speaker?

Listening to music on earphones or bluetooth speaker is not allowed while trekking, bluetooth speaker not allowed inside homestay.

17. How do I make payment?

You can pay online on our website in how to register tabs.

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29th 30th September 2018

For Registrations Call 

Treks and Trails Mumbai -  8828004949 / 9764461419 / 9867046166

 

Home Stay Event

1. Rajmachi & Kondhane Caves Trek on 29th 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ErjCgh - Rs 1500.00 per person. (Homestay)

 

One Day Trek - Easy Treks

1. Sondai Fort Trek on 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/t4t3fW - Rs 750 per person.

2. Karnala Trek - 30th September 2018 - Learn More - https://goo.gl/1LFDAr - Rs 800 per person.

3. Lohagad Fort Trek on 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/prn8Uv - Rs 800.00 per person.

4. Visapur Trek on 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/y1DKr8 - Rs 800.00 per person.

5. Kavnai Fort Trek on 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/9XZ5UD - Rs 800.00 per person.

6. Kothaligad (Peth) Trek on 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/KgKDZy - Rs 900.00 per person.

7. Anjaneri Fort Trek on 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/AZ7BGJ Rs 1100.00 per person.

 

One Night One Day Treks - Medium Grade 

1. Ratangad Monsoon Trek on 28th 29th September 2018  Learn More - https://goo.gl/NTvCQy- Rs 1200.00 per person.

2. Sudhagad Trek on 29th 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ehdThf - Rs 1200.00 per person.

3. Kalsubai Trek on 29th 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/gi99q2 - Rs 1200.00 per person.

4. Andharban Forest Trek on 29th 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/j6Guqr - Rs 1300.00 per person.

5. Devkund Waterfall Trek on 29th 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/6686R7 - Rs 1350.00 per person.

6. Kaas Plateau Thoseghar Waterfall on 29th 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/XGMeeG - Rs 2200.00 per person.

7. Satara Tour on 28th 29th 30th September 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/bxvshP - Rs 5000.00 per person.

 

Camping Event

1. Vaitarna Dam Camping on 29th 30thSeptember 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ChV6xd - Rs 1300.00 per person.

 

6th 7th October 2018

For Registrations Call 

Treks and Trails Mumbai -  8828004949 / 9764461419 / 9867046166

 

Home Stay Event

1. Rajmachi & Kondhane Caves Trek on 6th 7th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ErjCgh - Rs 1500.00 per person. (Homestay)

 

One Day Trek - Easy Treks

1. Sondai Fort Trek on 7th October2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/t4t3fW - Rs 750 per person.

 

One Night One Day Treks - Medium Grade 

1. Kavnai Fort Trek on 6th 7th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/9XZ5UD - Rs 800.00 per person.

2. Kothaligad (Peth) Night Trek on 6th 7th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/KgKDZy - Rs 800.00 per person.

3. Anjaneri Fort Trek on 6th 7th October Learn More - https://goo.gl/AZ7BGJ Rs 1100.00 per person.

4. Kalsubai Trek on 6th 7th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/gi99q2 - Rs 1200.00 per person.

5. Harishchandragad Trek on 6th 7th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/TY18nA - Rs 1300.00 per person.

6. Devkund Waterfall Trek on 6th 7th October2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/6686R7 - Rs 1350.00 per person.

7. Kaas Plateau Thoseghar Waterfall on 6th 7th October2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/XGMeeG - Rs 2200.00 per person.

8. Satara Tour on 5th 6th 7th October2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/bxvshP - Rs 5000.00 per person.

 

Camping Event

1. Vaitarna Dam Camping on 6th 7th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ChV6xd - Rs 1300.00 per person.

 

13th 14th October 2018

For Registrations Call 

Treks and Trails Mumbai -  8828004949 / 9764461419 / 9867046166

 

Home Stay Event

1. Rajmachi & Kondhane Caves Trek on 13th 14th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ErjCgh - Rs 1500.00 per person. (Homestay)

 

One Day Trek - Easy Treks

1. Sondai Fort Trek on 14th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/t4t3fW - Rs 750 per person.

 

One Night One Day Treks - Medium Grade 

1. Ratangad Trek on 12th 13th October 2018  Learn More - https://goo.gl/NTvCQy- Rs 1200.00 per person.

2. Kavnai Fort Trek on 13th 14th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/9XZ5UD - Rs 800.00 per person.

3. Kothaligad (Peth) Night Trek on 13th 14th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/KgKDZy - Rs 800.00 per person.

4. Anjaneri Fort Trek on 13th 14th October Learn More - https://goo.gl/AZ7BGJ Rs 1100.00 per person.

5. Sudhagad Trek on 13th 14th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ehdThf - Rs 1200.00 per person.

6. Kalsubai Trek on 13th 14th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/gi99q2 - Rs 1200.00 per person.

7. Devkund Waterfall Trek on 13th 14th October2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/6686R7 - Rs 1350.00 per person.

8. Kaas Plateau Thoseghar Waterfall on 13th 14th October2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/XGMeeG - Rs 2200.00 per person.

9. Satara Tour on 12th 13th 14th October2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/bxvshP - Rs 5000.00 per person.

 

Camping Event

1. Vaitarna Dam Camping on 13th 14th October2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ChV6xd - Rs 1300.00 per person.

 

20th 21st October 2018

For Registrations Call 

Treks and Trails Mumbai -  8828004949 / 9764461419 / 9867046166

 

Home Stay Event

1. Rajmachi & Kondhane Caves Trek on 20th 21st October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ErjCgh - Rs 1500.00 per person. (Homestay)

 

One Day Trek - Easy Treks

1. Sondai Fort Trek on 21st October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/t4t3fW - Rs 750 per person.

 

One Night One Day Treks - Medium Grade 

1. Kavnai Fort Trek on 20th 21st October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/9XZ5UD - Rs 800.00 per person.

2. Kothaligad (Peth) Night Trek on 20th 21st October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/KgKDZy - Rs 800.00 per person.

3. Anjaneri Fort Trek on 20th 21st October Learn More - https://goo.gl/AZ7BGJ Rs 1100.00 per person.

4. Kalsubai Trek on 20th 21st October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/gi99q2 - Rs 1200.00 per person.

5. Harishchandragad Trek on 20th 21st October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/TY18nA - Rs 1300.00 per person.

6. Devkund Waterfall Trek on 20th 21st October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/6686R7 - Rs 1350.00 per person.

 

Camping Event

1. Vaitarna Dam Camping on 20th 21st October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ChV6xd - Rs 1300.00 per person.

 

27th 28th October 2018

For Registrations Call 

Treks and Trails Mumbai -  8828004949 / 9764461419 / 9867046166

Home Stay Event

1. Rajmachi & Kondhane Caves Trek on 27th 28th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ErjCgh - Rs 1500.00 per person. (Homestay)

 

One Day Trek - Easy Treks

1. Sondai Fort Trek on 28th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/t4t3fW - Rs 750 per person.

 

One Night One Day Treks - Medium Grade 

1. Ratangad Trek on 26th 27th October 2018  Learn More - https://goo.gl/NTvCQy- Rs 1200.00 per person.

2. Kavnai Fort Trek on 27th 28th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/9XZ5UD - Rs 800.00 per person.

3. Kothaligad (Peth) Night Trek on 27th 28th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/KgKDZy - Rs 800.00 per person.

4. Anjaneri Fort Trek on 27th 28th October Learn More - https://goo.gl/AZ7BGJ Rs 1100.00 per person.

5. Sudhagad Trek on 27th 28th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ehdThf - Rs 1200.00 per person.

6. Kalsubai Trek on 27th 28thOctober 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/gi99q2 - Rs 1200.00 per person.

7. Devkund Waterfall Trek on 27th 28th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/6686R7 - Rs 1350.00 per person.

8. Sandhan Valley Trek and Camping on 27th 28th October2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ppjrr5 - Rs 1800.00 per person.

 

Camping Event

1. Vaitarna Dam Camping on 27th 28th October 2018 Learn More - https://goo.gl/ChV6xd - Rs 1300.00 per person.

 

Surfy Roxxx!