Trek Mates India invites you Fireflies Special Trek to Rajmachi and Kondane Cave On 17th-18th June'17(Leaving on 17th Afternoon).
Little info about the Fireflies Special Trek to Rajmachi and Kondane Cave
Place: Rajmachi Fireflies
Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies. This process is called bio luminescence and is shared by many other organisms, mostly sea-living or marine organisms. Fireflies light up to attract a mate. To do this, the fireflies contain specialized cells in their abdomen that make light. Rajmachi is a fort in Karjat region. There are two forts which were built by Shivaji Emperor during the 17th century. It is a famous spot for trekking. It is a 17 km trekking 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 Manoranjan Fort. Rajmachi can be reached by 2 ways, the tough route from Kondivide 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.
Meeting Point: 01.28 pm @ Dadar Central Station (Platform No: 4)
We will be starting with the CST - Karjat fast Local (time-table given below)
Catch Local Transport for Kondivade from Karjat Station
Reach Kondane Village by 4 pm
Evening Tea / Snack at Kondane
Start Trek for Rajmachi by 5 pm
Enjoy fireflies at the Rajmachi Jungle
Reach Udhewadi village by 9 pm
We will be staying at the Villager House, So please carry Bedding / Sleeping Bag.
Post Dinner, we will go for Night Walk.
Wake up at 05:00 am
Visit Shreevardhan Or Manoranjan Fort
Back to Villager House for Breakfast
Post Breakfast we will start our return Journey
Visit Kondane Caves en route
Reach Kondane Village by 03:30 pm
Reach Karjat by 006:00 pm
Catch Karjat - CST Fast Local and Reach Dadar by 9.30pm
A bottle of water (Minimum 2 Ltrs),
warm clothes (compulsory)
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
A good trekking shoes
Some ready to eat food
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Pack your bags to save them from getting wet.
Traveling from Karjat to Karjat,
Breakfast on Sunday and Evening Snacks on Sat/Sun, Evening Tea and 2 Meal (Saturday Night Dinner / Sunday Lunch)
Guide and TMI Expertise Charges
Mineral water, Soft drinks etc.
Anything other than above-mentioned inclusions
We will be starting with the CST – Karjat fast Local (time-table given below)
Mumbai CST 01.15 pm
Byculla 01.22 pm
Dadar 01.28 pm
Kurla 01.35 pm
Ghatkopar 01.39 pm
Mulund 01.51 pm
Thane 1.55 pm
Dombivili 02.07 pm
Kalyan 02.14 pm
Karjat 03.04 pm
You may board the same Karjat train from the station of their convenience and meet us in the train directly. (Get into second compartment from CST side) (Missing the train means missing the trek, So try to be on time)