A double delight, two forts one weekend. Rajmachi is the base village with two forts Shrivardhan and Manoranjan. Overnight home-stay with some awesome local Maharashtrian dinner with rice dal, and papad. Join us to explore and experience adventure.


Type: Hill Fort

Height: 3600 ft (Approx.)

Grade: Easy- medium

Range: Karjat Lonavala

Cost: Rs 1000.00

About: Rajmachi is a fort in Karjat region. There are two forts which were built by Shivaji Emperor during 17th century. It is a famous spot for trekking. It is a 17 km trekking distance from Lonavala. Rajmachi fort is a strategic fort overlooking Borghat 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.

We meet at 17:15 Hrs. (sharp) at Lonavala Railway station on Saturday 12 December 2015. 

Suggested train to board is the 11009/Mumbai CST-Sinhagad Express, timings are:

14:30 CST

14:40 Dadar

15:08 Thane

15:28 Kalyan

16:08 Karjat

17:08 Lonavala.


17:30 Auto rickshaw ride from Lonavala ST bus depot till Tungarli dam base.

18:00 Tungarli Dam

18:30 Walk/Hike from Tungarli Dam to Rajmachi - 4hrs/17 kms max.

22:00 Reach base village.

22:30 Dinner



06:30 Wake Up

07:00 Breakfast

08:00 Manoranjan fort and Shrivardhan fort exploration.

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Descend from Rajmachi to Kondane (3 hrs.)

16:00 Kondane caves

17:00 Kondane village

18:30 Karjat railway station

We would reaching Dadar at 21:00 (Subjective).



Travel cost from Lonavala to Tungarli dam base on Saturday,

1 Veg Dinner, Breakfast, 1 Veg lunch, TreksandTrails India charges if any and travel cost from Kondane village to Karjat railway station on Sunday.

Exclusions: Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption. Food/Tea purchase while travelling to site and back. Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required. Travel cost from Mumbai to Lonavala / Karjat and back.


Confirmation via bank transfer only.

Transfer amount: Rs 1000.00 (non-refundable, non-transferable)

State Bank of India - Kalwa

Saving Account No: 32248535175

In the Name of Mr. Rajesh Mhaddalkar

IFSC Code: SBIN0014771


Things to carry

Haversack to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts. One extra pair of clothes. Ready to eat food – dry ration, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc. Electoral or GluconD powder. Sleeping bag, carry mat. Personal medicine prescribed by family doctor. Sweaters if required. Please do not carry handbags or jolas for this trek. Wear good trekking shoes. Torch with extra batteries, head lamp. Bed sheets; please carry your personal tea mugs, spoon and a small Swiss-knife, plate, spoon, tea mug.


TreksandTrails rules:

1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.

2. TreksandTrails reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.

3. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact send us a text message.

4. Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.

5. Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery (at your own risk)


We would like to hear from you - call:

Rajesh Mhaddalkar: +919869629288 / +919768341848

Muhammed Yahya Virani +919768143706 / +919970043706




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Disclosures on medical conditions and Event Risk Profile:

We recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / trekking. Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. is prohibited. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside. Do not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition. Note, this trek route does not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms. It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. The cost mentioned above is for Indian citizens ONLY payable in Indian Rupees.

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