Trek Mates India invites you One Day Trek to Sondai fort on 2nd Oct 16 Sunday.
Key Information about the One Day Trek to Sondai fort
Date : 2nd Oct 16
Type : Hill forts
Fort Range : Matheran
District : Raigad
Grade : Easy
Base Village : Sondewadi / Vavarle
Sondai, the watch tower fort stands in Karjat area and offers a beautiful view of Morbe Dam,
Prabalgad, Irshal, Rajmachi, Karnala and Manikgad. Steps are carved out of rocks to go on the
topmost point where an idol of Sondai Devi stands.
There are 2 water cisterns on machi (at the base of the pinnacle).Two more water cisterns are on the
way and has potable water. Two missing steps in the rock makes one to climb a small patch of 15
feet but proper hand holds and foot steps are available and that makes it easy even in monsoon.
Wavarle is another village from where a bit difficult approach to the fort passes through the dense
Overall it’s an ideal one day hike for new comers in the trekking field.
Itinerary of the event:
08.00 am: Meeting point Karjat stn.
09.00 am: Morning breakfast, Reach base village by private transport
09.15 am: Introduction and briefing, start the trek.
12.00 pm: Reach the top. Explore around. Relax. Have lunch
02:00 pm: Start the descend
03:30 pm: Reach the Base Village; Evening Refreshments
05:00 pm: Move towards karjat station
Lunch for the Day.
Bagpacks, No duffles or sling Bags.
A bottle of water (Atleast 2 Ltrs),
Some ready to Eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those u require usually.
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking.(Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.)
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Pack your bags to save them from getting wet.
Travel Expenditure from Karjat to Karjat by Private Vehicle
Breakfast, Evening Refreshments
Mineral water, Softdrinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusions
CST – Karjat Fast Local
CST – 06:10 am
Dadar – 06:24 am
Thane – 6:50 am
Kalyan – 7:10 am
Karjat -08:00 am