TRAVOLUTION invites you for a thrilling trek to RAJMACHI & KONDANA Caves.
Rajmachi (Udhewadi) is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahyadri in India. The fortification at Rajmachi consists of two forts , namely Shrivardhan fort and Manaranjan Fort. Rajmachi Fort is a popular trekking destination. It is a very famous fort located near two famous hills of Maharashtra, Lonavala and Khanadala.
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 Kondhane 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.
Trek Date: 4th & 5th July(Sat, Sun)
Trek Name: Rajmachi
Fort Height: 826 meters/2,710 feet
4th July 2015, Saturday
11:30 PM- Meet Karjat Station near ticket counter.
11:45 PM- Leave for Kondhane village by Tumtum\Tempo.
5th July 2015, Sunday
12:30 am - Reach Kondhane village and rest. Stay at villager home\Temple\School( Will be arranged)
04:00 am - Wake up Call. Have breakfast.
05:00 am - Start Trekk to Rajmachi
09:30 am - Reach Top and expolre Shrivardhan and Manoranjan fort.
10:30 am - Start Ascend to Kondhane caves.
01:30 pm - Reach Kondhana Caves Explore and have lunch
03:00 pm - Start ascend to Kondhane village.
05:30 pm - Reach Kondhane village and leave for Karjat
06:30 pm - Reach Karjat railway startion.
1. Transportation from Karjat-Kondhane-Karjat.
2. Tea after reaching,Breakfast, Lunch and evening refreshments (simple vegetarian food prepared by villagers)
3. Expertise and Guidance Charges.
4. First Aid.
1.Any other charges not mentioned above.
Important things to carry :
Water Bottle (Atleast 3 Ltrs)
Electrol 1 pack
Extra pair of clothes
Medicines if required
Good Trekking/Sports shoes
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.
Last date of registration: 30th June 2015
For registration, kindly transfer Rs.950 in the following A/c(Compulsory)
Payee Name: Abhijit A Khadapkar
Bank Name: Standard Chartered
Account Number – 24410199217
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MICR CODE- 400036019
Branch Address- Aditya Apartments, Chandavarkar Road,Borivli(W), Mumbai 400092
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