Event Tag: Trikon #379
Event Name: Fireflies Special Trek to Rajmachi
Event Date: Saturday 10th June to Sunday 11th June 2017
Event Cost: Rs. 1450/- per pax
Total Seats: 45
Base Village: Udhewadi
Height: 2700 ft
Approximate Duration: 2 hrs of Ascend
Silvery waterfalls, streams, lush green forests and meadows, in the thick of all this is a spectacle of Magical Fireflies in the most luminous way! Leave behind the city chaos and lose yourself to the mountains by spending some fun time with the glowing fireflies. Just walk along the dense forest and quietly observe these bio-luminescent bodies twinkling all around. Yes, it’s a moment to feel surprised and get awed by these little wonders.
Twinkling Fireflies are a highlight of this journey
Experience rustic village stay
Night Strolls, mystery stories around Rajmachi will keep you hooked!
Rajmachi (Udhewadi) is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahyadri in Maharashtra. 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 famous hill stations of Maharashtra, Lonavala and Khandala. 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. The fort played a strategic role in the First Anglo-Maratha War. Rajmachi Fort has been declared as a protected monument.
Day 1: Saturday 11th June 2017
4:00 pm Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Lonavala Station.
4:30 pm Enjoy evening snacks at Lonavala
5:30 pm Take local transport to Tungarli Dam
6:30 pm Reach Tungarli Dam and start the trek alongside numerous fireflies
9:30 pm Reach base village and relax
Day 2: Sunday 12th June 2017
6:00 am Wake up call and freshen up
6:30 am Trek to Shreevardhan fort
9:00 am Back to base village and enjoy breakfast
10:00 am Start descend towards Kondane
2:00 pm Explore Kondane caves and head to village for lunch
5:00 pm Proceed to Karjat station and catch local train
9:00 pm Reach Mumbai
Train Time Table
Catch CST-Karjat Local @1:10 pm
1.10 pm Mumbai CST
1.17 pm Byculla
1.23 pm Dadar
1.31 pm Kurla
1.45 pm Mulund
1.49 pm Thane
2.02 pm Dombivili
2.11 pm Kalyan
3.04 pm Karjat
From Karjat we will catch Karjat-Pune Unreserved Local
Karjat @ 3.10 pm
Lonavala:@ 3:53 pm
Local Transport traveling from Lonavala to Tungarli Dam and Konadane village to Karjat
Food: Saturday evening snacks and dinner, Sunday breakfast and lunch
Homestay at Rajmachi
Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges
Train Travelling: Mumbai to lonavala and Karjat to Mumbai
Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
Things to Carry
2 ltrs water
Torch with new cells
Sleeping bag or bedsheet
Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & biscuits
Extra pair of clothes
Clean napkin or towel
Rain coat/ Poncho / Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
Please carry personal medicines if any
Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
Please take tickets till Lonavala
Board the second Compartment from Karjat Side
Missing the train means missing the trek, no refunds would be entertained by Travel Trikon
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.
Net Banking Details:
Bank Name: ICICI Bank
Account ID: 698505600192
Account Type: Current Account
Account name: TRAVEL TRIKON
Branch: MUMBAI - RAGHUVANSHI MILL,BAPAT MARG, LOWER PAREL (W) MUMBAI-400013
IFSC Code : ICIC0006985
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