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Dear Trekkers, Nature Lovers & Photographers,

Sahyavihar Trekkers have organized overnight trek to Rajmachi on 1st-2nd Feb 2014

Rajmachi is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahyadri. There are two forts which were built by Emperor Shivaji during 17th century.
It is a very famous fort located near two famous hills of Maharashtra, Lonavala and Khanadala. It is about 17 km trekking distance from Lonavala.

Rajmachi is a strategic peak overlooking Borghat (ghat between Mumbai and Pune) which was a historical trade route.
Rajmachi peak has two fortified structures - Shrivardhan fort and Manoranjan fort.
In winter season this place is filled with greenery.

So friends,

We at Sahyavihar Trekkers, invite you to come together and witness the magic of nature this winter on Trek to Rajmachi on 2nd Feb 2014.

Let's Capture the Memories together…

Group Size:- 20.

Age Limit :- Above 15 Years.


Itinerary for the trek are as follows:-

For Mumbaikars,
Catch train 17411 Mahalaxmi Express on 1st Feb night, below is the train schedule

Station Arrival
Mumbai CST - 20.23 PM
Dadar - 20.33 PM
Thane - 20.58 PM
Kalyan Junction - 21.23 PM
Karjat Junction - 22:13 PM
Lonavala - 11:00 PM

For Punekars,
Catch local train on 1st Feb night, below is the train schedule
From Station
Pune 9.00 PM
Shivaji Nagar 9.16 PM
Khadki 9.21 PM
Dapodi 9.26 PM
Kasarwadi 9.30 PM
Pimpri 9.33 PM
Chinchwad 9.37 PM
Akurdi 9.42 PM
Dehu Road 9.47 PM
Begdewadi 9.51 PM
Ghorawadi 9.54 PM
Talegaon 9.59 PM
Wadgaon 10.04 PM
Kanhe 10.09 PM
Kamshet 10.13 PM
Malawali 10.21 PM
Lonavala 10.35 PM

Meeting Point : Lonavala Station: 11 pm (1st Feb 2014)

Start Trek By 11.15 PM

Reach Udhewadi Village around 4.30 AM - 5.00 AM(Depending on the speed of whole group)

Sunday 2nd Feb.

Breakfast & take rest till 07.30 AM
Visit to Shreevardhan fort & Manoranjan fort
Back to Udhewadi village
Lunch till 12:00 PM
Descend towards Karjat. 1:00 PM
Recah Kondhane till 4 PM
Reach karjat by 5:30 PM
Reach Dadar by 09.00 PM - 09.30 PM (Tentatively)

Cost of trek would be 350/- per head which include

• All transport Lonavala to Karjat
• Breakfast & Lunch

Interested participants are requested to call well in advance and in order to confirm their seat / booking for the trek / event…the participant will be required to deposit an advance amount of Rs. 200 (Non Refundable) in the following bank account:

· Name : Abhijit Balkrishna Tawde

· Union Bank of India

· Savings Account no. 469202010014362

· MICR Code – 400026089

· IFSC Code – UBIN0546925

· Branch address - Vile Parle (East), Tejpal Scheme Branch…


THINGS TO CARRY-

1. Good footwear (Mandatory).
2. Ready to eat snacks (wafers, fruits, etc.)
3. Extra Pair of clothes, Towel, napkin.
4. Water (3 ltr minimum).
5. Cap / Gog / Camera (optional).
6. Insect repellent cream/ sun protection cream (optional).
7. Slippers or floaters (just to relax your feet before & after the trek) (optional)
8. Personal small medical kit. (If u require usually/Optional)
9. Other things as per your choice.
10. Haversack to put all these things.


IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS –
1. The Leader's decision will be final & binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
2. It is important for all participants to stay together in the group,
in the event of any deviation by the participant without the consent of the leader, he/she/they will be considered as 'Independent/s' & will no longer be considered as a part of the group. No refund of fees will be given in case the person is expelled from trek for above 3 reasons. {Deviation: E.g.: Participant decides to go sightseeing on his own, decides to stay away from the group, decides to trek on route other than instructed by Leader, etc}
3. In the event of any Mishap, Leaders will not be responsible.
4. Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety & baggage.
5. Avoid wearing Gold or other ornaments.
6. Do not tease, argue, ask stupid questions, play prank on any villager, specially women, at the place of trek. If you do so and get beaten-up by the villagers we will not interfere nor take responsibility for it. If any one deviates and gets lost we will not be responsible. Please remember trekking is not a picnic, its an adventure, hence do not take instructions casually, defying them may prove harmful.

Registrations are only through phone calls (Scraps, reply to this thread won’t be considered as confirmation)

If call not attended, then please send us a message "Rajmachi Trek Enquiry”. We will call you back once we are free.
Please call for more details & booking regarding the event.

Abhijit Tawde :- +919664088871
Ameya Lambhate :- +919892288225

Regards,
Sahyavihar Trekkers

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