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Event Tag : Trikon #466
Event Name: Rajmachi & Kondane Caves Trek
Event Date: Saturday, 22nd July to Sunday, 23rd July 2017
Event Cost : Rs 1,350/- per pax
Total Seats : 30
Location: Lonavala
Base Village: Udhewadi Village
Altitude: 2,710 ft above MSL (Approx.) 
Grade: Medium
Endurance: Medium
Approximate Duration: 2-3 hrs of Ascent

“A mighty fort with a backdrop of silvery waterfalls and lush green landscapes,
The mesmerizing Rajmachi makes for a perfect weekend escape!”

Rajmachi (Udhewadi) is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahayadri in India. The fortification at Rajmachi consists of two forts, namely Shrivardhan Fort and Manoranjan Fort. Rajmachi Fort is a popular trekking destination. It is a very famous fort located near two famous hills of Maharashtra, Lonavala and Khandala. 

Major Attractions
Kondane Waterfalls
Rustic Stay
Ancient Lake & Shiva Temple
Sunset from Shreevardhan Fort
Early morning Trek to Manoranjan Fort

About Rajmachi:
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.

Detailed Itinerary
Time Activity
Day 1: 22nd July , Saturday Morning
09:00 am: Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Lonavala Station
09:15 am: Breakfast at Lonavala
10:00 am: Move to Fanasrai Village by Local Transport
11:00 am: Introduction Round
12:00 pm: Start Trek towards Rajmachi (12 KM / 3 Hours Trek)
01:00 pm: Lunch Break amidst the hills
03:00 pm: Reach Village and rest for sometime
05:00 pm: Start Trek for Shreevardhan Fort and enjoy Sunset view from fort
07:00 pm: Back to Village
08:00 pm: Dinner
10:00 pm: Night Walk toward the Lake
11:00 pm: Sleep

Day 2: 23rd July , Sunday Morning
06:00 am: Wake-up call
06.30 am: Trek to Manaranjan Fort
09:00 am: Back to Base Village, Have Breakfast
10:00 am: Post Breakfast start descend back to Karjat Side
12:00 pm: Explore Kondane Caves and Waterfall 
01:00 pm: Reach Kondane Village
01:30 pm: Lunch at Kondane Village
03:30 pm: Move Toward Karjat Station
04:30 pm: Reach Karjat Station, Start travel for Mumbai
07:00 pm: Reach Mumbai

Train timings & reporting time: 

We will be starting with the 12127 / INTERCITY EXP
CSTM - 06:40 am
Dadar - 06:50 am
Thane - 07:12 am
Lonavala - 08:48 am

Please note if you miss the train, you miss the trek. No refunds shall be entertained for the same

Inclusions
Transportation by Local Jeep
Food: Breakfast & Dinner on Day 1, Breakfast & Lunch on Day 2
Accommodation in Rustic houses
Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges

Exclusions
Lunch on Day 1
Train Travel from Mumbai to Lonavala or Pune to Lonavala
Any personal expenses such as soft drinks, etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusions

Things to Carry
ID Card
2 litres of water
Trekking Shoes
Torch with extra batteries
Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & Biscuits
Extra Pair of Clothes
Clean napkin or small towel
Rain coat/ Poncho/ Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags)
Camera (Optional)
Sunscreen, Mosquito repellent, Hand Sanitizer
Medicines (as per personal requirement)

Monsoon Safety Measures
Put clothes, money, camera, phone, etc. in polythene bags while packing
Wear shoes with a good grip
Use insect repellents to keep bugs away
Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand, etc.
Do not stray away from your group during the trek
Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts

IMPORTANT: Avoid wearing precious Jewellery while trekking, as Travel Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.

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.

Important Information: Dear Trikoners, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.

Modes Of Payment: You have an option to pay Rs.500 in part to book a seat now. However, full payment will be needed at least 7 days prior to the event date for confirmation.

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

Mobile Banking Details
PayTM: Transfer to 9819021806 and mention “Participant/Event Name” in Optional Description.
UPI: Please note our Id: traveltrikon@icici to make the payment. 
After making the payment through net banking or mobile, please take a screenshot of the transaction and mail it to traveltrikon@gmail.com 

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For any other information, please drop us an email with your name and phone number at traveltrikon@gmail.com. Please write the subject of the mail as ‘Trikon #466 Monsoon Trek to Rajmachi & Kondane Caves’

Please expect a delay in response for any queries on Saturday & Sunday as Travel Trikon Team will be travelling to some or the other event. Thanks for your understanding & co-operation.

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