Hello guys!! Glad to announce you a 2 days 2 nights, trek to Rajmachi (Lonavala) from 18th to 20th may 2012
For more details contact on the follwing no. Saurabh Rane-9821958362 Vishwesh Mahajan-9029535218 Basic Information: Rajmachi (Udhewadi) is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahyadri in India. There are two forts which were built by Shivaji Emperor during 17th century. It is a famous spot for trekking. It is about 15 km treking distance from Lonavla. Rajmachi fort is a strategic fort overlooking Borghat(ghat between Mumbai and Pune) which was a historical trade route. Rajmachi peak has two fortified structures - the Shrivardhan fort and Manaranjan fort. Rajmachi can be reached by 2 ways, the tough route from Kondivade village near Karjat and the other easy but long way route from Lonavala. In rainy season this place is filled with giant waterfalls and greenery.
Kondhane Caves are ancient Buddhist caves of 200 B. C. period. The Caves consist of Chaitya Gruh (the main Chaitya Hall) and Viharas (rooms for Biddhist Monks). All are carved out in the rock. […] The main approach to this monument is from Karjat Railway Station (on the Mumbai - Pune Railway route. From Karjat there is an all weather road upto village Kondhane. From Kondhane one has to climb up the hill (about 3 k.m.) to reach Kondhane Caves.
The details are as follows: Type of trek: Medium Cost: 1200/- per head Cost includes: Travelling to & fro by bus (ST) Food during the outing. (Except 1st meal) Morning/ Evening tea/coffee with breakfast. Afternoon/ Night simple vegetarian meal.
Activities: Night trekking. Snake information session. Basic mountaineering informative session Fortification. Camp fire. Rappelling. Kondane caves & many more….
Things to be carry: Shoes (additional small foot wear), Rainwear (optional), cap, glassware, mosquito/ insect’s repellents, personal medicine. Don’t carry handbags, sacs are recommended. *Please inform the coordinators prior about specific health problems or any allergic reactions.
Please don’t leave any plastic or papers behind which can harm the nature. Don’t carry any valuables during the trek. Follow the instructions given by the coordinators during the trek. Authority will not be responsible for loss of any valuables viz. Camera, mobile. Walk man, ornaments etc. Participants should report on time.