SDA invites you all for Camping and Trekking at Rajmachi on 12 13 dec 2015

Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3600 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy
Range: Karjat
Trek Leader : Sameer Bhosle/ Aniket Deshmukh

Rajmachi (Udhewadi) is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahyadri in India. The fortification at Rajmachi consists of two forts , namely
Shrivardhan fort and Manaranjan Fort. Rajmachi Fort is a popular trekking destination. It is a very famous fort located near two famous hills of
Maharashtra, Lonavala and Khanadala. Historically, Rajmachi fort was a strategic fort to control Borghat(ghat between Khopoli and Khandala on
Mumbai-Pune route) which was a historical trade route.

Some Information about the Fort:

Rajmachi can be reached by 2 ways, the tough route is from Kondivade village near Karjat and it involves climb-up of about 2000 feet.
The other route is from Lonavala, which is almost a plain walk of about 15 km. Opposite to Kalbhairavnath Temple, there is another fort
called Shreevardhan. The fort has lots of secret tunnels leading to battlements. There is a place called Manranjan behind the temple that
gives one a nice view of the plains. Kal Bhairava temple is situated in the col between Shrivardhan and Manaranjan. Local inhabitants worship
Kal Bhairava even today. The Buddhist caves on the western slope of Rajmachi plateau (at present known as Kondhane caves) were carved in the
period around 200 BC. The existence of these ancient caves indicates that Rajmachi had been identified as an important place right from the
Buddhist period.

The itinerary for the event is:

Day 01

1. Meeting point Airoli Toll Naka 11 :00 am
2. Proceed to Rajmachi on bikes.
3. Reach Rajmachi by 4 pm lunch En route( everyone will carry their own food)
Snacks and Relax.
4. Visit Kalbhairav temple and Trek to Manaranjan Fort and enjoy the sunset (optional)
5.Come back to the camp site.
Pitching Tents
Campfire ,fun activities & Dinner
Day off

Day 02

1.Wake up at 6am
2.Tea & breakfast
3.Visit Sheevardhan Fort
4.Lunch at Rajmachi
5.Start Back journey

1. People can bring their own vehicle as well so as to reach campsite directly.
2.People without private vehicle can reach lonavala railway station and we can assist you with private vehicle till rajmachi @ your own cost
3.We will be sleeping in tents near campsite,so do not expect luxury as it is a camping event.

The cost for the trek will be INR 1200/- per head. It includes basic meals Veg.
1 Breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 Dinner, Tent charges.

For Registration call us:
Sameer : 9028278502
Aniket. : 9594299141

Registration accepted only through phone calls.

Important things to carry :
Water Bottle (Atleast 2 Ltrs)
Electrol 1 pack
Extra pair of clothes
Some ready to eat food biscuits,cakes,etc
Compulsory Torch with Extra Batteries
Proper Bedding or sleeping bag.
Medicines if required
Good Trekking shoes

Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited.
Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories”
The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care.
The club will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

Medical Disclaimer: Its Important to be fit before going for Treks. It is Important to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any allergy
or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia.
Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should Take permission from their physicians
before treks.

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