Spandan Bhramanti has arranged a most popular trekking spot among trekkers a trek to Rajmachi on 17June 2012.
Details and information about trek is as follows:
Rajmachi Fort is situated in Lonavla region, on the top of the Western Ghats. The highway from Khopoli to Khandala-Lonavla, known as Borghat, is an ancient trade route. Overseas trade of the Western India and the Deccan was carried through the ports of Chaul, Revdanda, etc., on the western coast. The trade route passing through the Borghat connected these ports to the region around Pune and beyond on the Deccan plateau. Fort Rajmachi was built to control the trade route of Borghat.
Date: 17June 2012, Sunday
Type: Hill Fort
Height: Approximately 2710 feet above MSL
Time: Max 3 hrs from base village.
Main attractions : i) Shrivadhan and ii) Manoranjan, Anciant Lord Shiva temple (in Rajmachi Villagae), Anciant temple in the gorge between Manoranjan & Shrivardhan, Lake, Kondhane caves, etc.
Meeting time and place:
Catch Local train from
Mumbai CST at 04.40 AM
Byculla 04.48 AM
Dadar 04.58 AM
Kurla 05.09 AM
Thane 05.35 AM
Dombivali 05.57 AM
Kalyan 06.06 AM
Karjat 07.01 AM
We will meet sharp 07.15 AM at Karjat Railway Station EMU platform & move by Tamtam towards Kondivade village.
08.00 AM @ Kondivade basevillage, intro & Refreshment
08.30 AM @ Start ascending
11.30 AM @ At top Udhewadi Village
12.00 PM @ Shrivardhan fort exploration
01.30 PM @ Lunch at Udhewadi
02.30 PM @ Manaranjan fort exploration
03.30 PM @ Visit Lord shiva temple & Lake
04.30 PM @ Start descending
06.00 AM @ Visit Kondhane caves
07.00 PM @ at base village
07.30 PM @ Karjat RailwayStation
07.37 PM @ Catch CST local
09.30 PM @ Dadar (Time is subjective)
Contribution: Initial contribution for trek is Rs. 300/- which includes transport from Karjat to Karjat by Tamtam, 1 Lunch and 2 refreshments, expert fees and any incidental expenses.
Things to carry:
1) Your return ticket of Karjat.
2) Some ready to eat food, dry snacks, biscuits, cake, etc
3) Water bottle of min 3 ltrs.
4) Extra pair of cloths
5) Good quality shoes.
7) Haversack to keep all the above material
8) Windcheater, raincoat
Avoid wearing gold ornaments and valuables.
For confirmation please contact our leaders
Kumar Godse: 9870577761
Kavish Sukhthankar: 9820330615