Description

Type: Hill Fort

Height: 3600 Feet above MSL (Approx)

Grade: Easy- medium

District: Pune

Range: Lonavala

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Rajmachi (Udhewadi) is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahyadri in India. Rajmachi, located in the Lonavala region is accessible from both Karjat as well as Lonavala. The fortification at Rajmachi consists of two forts , namely Shrivardhan fort and Manaranjan Fort. Rajmachi Fort is a popular trekking destination

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. Rajmachi peak has two fortified structures - the Shrivardhan fort and Manaranjan 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. In rainy season this region all the more beautiful with silvery water falls, streams and lust green forests and meadows
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Meeting Point for Mumbai/Pune people :

On 13th Feb, @11 at Lonavala Station, Platform no. 1, Near ticket window.

Pune people can come by bus or Local as below (lots of options available)
21:10 Hrs: Pune Staion
21:16 Hrs: ShivajiNagar
21:21 Hrs: Khadki .
21:33 Hrs: Pimpri.
22:35 Hrs: Lonavala

Mumbai People can reserve their seats
Mahalaxmi Exp/ CHENNAI Exp Details are below,

MAHALAXMI EXP CSTM 20:23 LNL 22:58
CHENNAI EXPRESS DR 20:30 LNL 22:48
Please check http://irctc.co.in/ website for timings at respective stations
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Start Night Trek to Rajmachi by 11.30pm.
Reach Udhewadi Village at 4.00am (slow walk/ camp fire activity ) (17 km walk.)
Relax Some time for an hour
Visit to Shreevardhan Fort @5AM
Back to Udhewadi village.
Breakfast at Udhewadi Village @8AM.
Start retrun journey @9AM
On the way Veg brunch
Reach @Lonvala station by 3.30PM tentatively
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The cost for the event will be Rs 775/- per head
which includes,
Rest at cosy house rajmachi,
Morning Tea/Breakfast,
Veg Lunch
Guide and Expertise Charges
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Things to Be carried:
Torch with batteries (Compulsory)
A bottle of water (At least 1 Ltrs),
Napkin, Pair of clothes, Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional),
A good trekking shoes Mandatory,
Some ready to eat food Plum cakes, biscuits etc , spoon
A Backpack to put in all the things to be carried...(Pleases do not carry sling bags / Jholas.)
Personal basic medical kit (Containing Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection) (Optional)
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Payment details:
One needs to pay full amount as advance at the time of booking.
The amount is to be deposited in the following account.
Name: Rajendra Jadhav
Bank: HDFC Ltd.
Account No: 50100091005091
IFSC code: HDFC0000814
Branch : Thane Ghodbander Road
Mail id: shilpachimad@gmail.com Registrations are done only on phone calls and will be confirmed only after the receipt of advance
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For more details and Registration, Please contact on the nos. given below:
Shilpa : 9920360336
Rajendra : 9769641488

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