Rajmachi is a fort in Karjat region. These are two forts which were built by Shivaji Emperor during 17th century. It is a famous spot for trekking. It is at 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 Manaranjan 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.
Itinerary of the event:
Day 0: Saturday, 27th August 16
Meeting Point : McD at kalamboli (just before the starting of the expressway.) at 6.30am
Start riding by 7.00am,
Reach Lonavala by 9.00 am
Pune People can join us here.
Breakfast at Lonavala.
Start Riding towards Rajmachi. Offroads of 17 kms.
Reach Udhewadi Village. Have Lunch
Explore the place.
Overnight stay at Udhewadi.
Day 1: Sunday, 28th August 16
Visit Srivardhandhan and Manoranjan forts (as per time permits)
Start Back journey. Lunch at Lonavala.
Start Ride towards Mumbai / Pune.
Reach Mumbai by 6.00 Pm.
The whole tour is on Actual. Which means the expense will be shared equally among the members as well as the leaders and coordinators.
Trek Mates India will be charging Rs.1500 per head as expertise charges.
The approximate expense for the event will be Rs 3000/-
Petrol and Maintenance cost should be settled by the bike owner and the person accompanying him.
> In case, of a single rider, the petrol and maintenance charges has to be paid by him alone. (Trek Mates will provide info about a willing participant who can accompany you, and share the expenses. this depends on availability of such willing participants.)