Dear Friends we invite you all for Camping at Rajmachi on 12 & 13 dec 2015
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3600 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Trek Leader : Nishant Seth.
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
The itinerary for trek is:
Meeting at : 8:00 am at Karjat Station
New Train Timing (Please Note Train Timings have changed from Saturday 15th Nov 2014) This is a Fast train till Kalyan
CST – Karjat Fast Local
CST – 06:10 am
Byculla – 06:18 am
Dadar – 06:24 am
Kurla – 06:31 am
Ghatkopar – 6:35 am
Thane – 6:50 am
Dombivali – 7:02 am
Kalyan – 7:10 am
Badlapur – 07:27 am
Karjat – 08:00 am
(If you miss the train you miss the trek so make sure you are on time to catch the train.)
Breakfast on the way
Reach Rajmachi campsite in private vehicle 12.00
Fun time near lake
Visit Kal Bhairava temple
Start Trek for Shreevardhan Fort, Enjoy Sunset from the Fort (Optional)
Campfire & Dinner
Wake up at 6am
Tea & breakfast
Visit Manoranjan Fort (optional)
Lunch at Rajmachi
Start Back journey
Reach Karjat station via Private vehicle 5AM
Catch Karjat local- CST Fast Local and Reach Dadar by 7.30pm
We will be sleeping in tents near campsite and lake.
The cost for the trek will be INR 2100/- per head. It includes, Transport from Karjat station to Rajmachi & Rajmachi to Karjat station in
private vechile, All meals Veg, 2 Breakfast, 2 lunch, 1 Dinner 2 Days Sat & Sun Both ,Tent charges, Guide charges, and Mumbai Rangers Administration
Charges if any.
For Registration call us:
Amit Bhadouria :9819299164
Nishant sheth : 8879418581
Registration accepted only through phone call..
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