Sondai Fort Trek - One Day Easy Trek Near Karjat

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About Sondai Fort Trek

Sondai is not popular fort. Sondai is 9 kms from Karjat. It offers beautiful view of Morbe Dam, Prabalgad, Irshal, Rajmachi, Songiri forts and Matheran mountain range. Sondai was used as watch tower. Sondewadi and Wavarle are the base villages of Sondai fort. Sondewadi village is situated at 1/4th height of this fort. There are 2 water cisterns on and steps are carved out of rocks to go on the topmost point where an idol of Sondai Devi stands. Two more water cisterns are on the way and has potable water. Waverle is another village from where a bit difficult approach to the fort passes through the dense forest.

 

Sondai Trek Video 

 

Batches for Sondai

 September 2018

Registration is Closed for 23rd September 2018

 

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  October 2018

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Event Details

One Day Monsoon Trek to Sondai Fort Event Details

  • Sondai Fort Trek difficulty level Medium

  • Sondai fort base village Sondewadi

  • Sondai fort height 1200 feet

  • Time required to climb Sondai fort  2 - 2.5 hours

  • Cost: Rs. 750

 

Event Itinerary


Sondai Fort - Monsoon Trek Event Itinerary

Train option for Mumbai participants

Catch CSMT - Karjat local

CSTM - Karjat local timing

  • 06:10 CSMT
  • 06:18 Byculla
  • 06:24 Dadar
  • 06:31 Kurla
  • 06:35 Ghatkopar
  • 06:49 Thane
  • 06:57 Dombivali
  • 07:02 Kalyan
  • 08:05 Karjat

 

Train options for Pune participants

Board Sinhgad express from Pune

  • 06.05 Pune
  • 06:10 Shivaji Nagar
  • 06:28 Pimpri
  • 06:33 Chinchwad
  • 07:13 Lonavala
  • 07:58 Karjat

 

08:05 Meet at Karjat railway station, near ticket counter.

08:15 Move to Base Village by Tumtum / ST bus.

08:45 Reach at Sondewadi and Breakfast.

09:15 Start ascending.

11:30 Reach on top and explore.

12:30 Descend.

14:30 Reach at Sondewadi and Lunch.

15:45 Journey towards Karjat railway station by Tumtum / ST bus.

16:30 Reach at Karjat railway station.

 

Please note

  • People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience.

  • Missing the train is missing Sondai Monsoon Trek, no refund will be provided.

  • Please wear trekking shoes for this trek with good grip. 

Cost Includes

  • 1 veg Breakfast.

  • Travel Karjat to Karjat by local tumtum/bus.

  • Trek Leader Expertise Charges.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch for the Day is Exluded
  • Travel cost from Mumbai to Karjat and back.

  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption

  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.

  • 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.

  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.

How to Register

For Registration and Confirmation transfer Rs 750 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

 

Once payment is done, please send an email to   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   with Transaction ID, Participant Names, email ID, Whatsapp mobile number, emergency contact number.

 

Batches for Sondai

September 2018

Registration is Closed for 23rd September 2018

30th September 2018 - Buy Tickets -  Book now →

 

October 2018

7th October 2018  - Buy Tickets -  Book now →

 

14th October 2018 - Buy Tickets -  Book now →

 

21st October 2018 - Buy Tickets -  Book now →

 

28thOctober 2018 - Buy Tickets -  Book now →

 

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For any queries please call us

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

 

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

 

Thing to carry

  • 2/3 liters of water.

  • Lunch for the trek.

  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars.

  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets.

  • Good Torch must with extra battery.

  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on trek.

  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters.

  • 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.

  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen.

  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine.

  • Identity Proof.

  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles.

FAQ Sondai Fort Trek

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Can we drive till Sondewadi?

  • Yes.

 

2. Distance from Mumbai to Sondewadi?

  • Two hours drive from Mumbai 70 km approx.

 

3. Distance from Pune to Sondewadi?

  • Two and half hours drive from Pune - 115 km approx.

 

4. Number of days required for this event?

  • One day.

 

5. Is there food available on Sondai?

  • No. Food available at base village.

 

6. How much time required to climb Sondai?

  • 2-2.5 hours (one way).

 

7. Where can we park our cars?

  • Base Village at your own risk.

 

8. Is there any parking charge?

  • Yes.

 

9. Are toilet available on Sondai fort?

  • Not available. During the trek toilets are not available.

 

10. 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.

 

11. Are kids allowed on treks?

  • Kids below 15 with Parents supervision only.

 

12. What type of food will be provided?

  • Only Veg local home cooked food is available.

 

13. Phone connectivity?

  • Limited phone connectivity available for most cellular service.

 

14. Is cash payment or spot payment accepted?

  • Cash payment is not 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 / jeep and make other arrangements upfront payment is must.

 

 

15. Will I get bottled water?

  • Normal well water shall be provided

 

16. Can I charge my phone?

  • No electricity. Please carry a power bank if required.

 

17. How is the weather now?

  • Summer Temperature Night 20oC - Day 39°C approx.
  • Monsoon it rains very heavily please double pack your expensive phones and gadgets.

 

18. Can we smoke or drink alcohol?

  • NO. People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit event on immediate basis.

 

19. 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.

 

20. How do I make payment?

  • You can pay online on our website in how to register tabs.
  • Incase your question is not listed above you can email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

21. How to reach Sondai fort ?

  • You can search for base village Sondewadi in google maps and drive till base village 
  • From Karjat Railway station hire rickshaw till base village sondewadi 

 

22. Sondai Fort difficulty ?

  •   Sondai Fort Trek is easy grade with few rock patches which can be slippery during monsoon good trekking shoes like Action Trekking Shoes or CTR trekking shoes will help you on this trek 

 

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29th 30th September 2018

For Registrations Call 

Treks and Trails Mumbai -  8828004949 / 9764461419 / 9867046166

 

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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.

 

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