Yashwanti Adventures, Girgaon
Trek to Rajmachi fort
Date : 4th July 2015 To 5 Th July 2015
About fort:- 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.
It is about 15 km treking distance from Lonavala.
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 Kondivade 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 lush green forests and meadows.
Cost:- Rs. 600/- (Cost involves Train from CST to CST, Karjat to Karjat by private rikshaw, Dinner and Lunch on 4th and 5th July respectively, Tea and Breakfast mentioned in itinerary.)
Itinerary for Trek:-
4th July, 2015
08:00 – Get together at CST (Local Ticket counter)
Reach Karjat by 10:20 am. People can join by following train
8:29 am- CST
8:42 am- Dadar
09:09 am- Thane and relevant stations… So plan accordingly.
Karjat to Kondhane by Rikshaw.
We will have Lunch at Kondhane caves. (Carried by self)
Reach top by 4 pm. and Relax. Enthusiastic people can join to visit Manoranjan balekilla.
Visit surroundings of Rajmachi fort. (Temple, Talao)
5th July, 2015
6:30 am- Wake up.
After having a tea we proceed towards Shrivardhan Balekilla.
Get back to base till 10:30 am
Rest and take Lunch at 12:00 noon. And start descends to Kondiwade.
Reach Karjat by Private Rikshaw by 4:30- 5 pm.
Reach Mumbai by 7:30- 8 pm
Things to Carry:-
1) One lunch on 4th July, 2015.
2) Water – at least 2.5 ltrs.
3) Torch with extra pair of cells.
4) Clothing suitable for rainy days and extra pair.
5) Preferably shoes.
6) Bedding. (Sleeping Bag, Blanket etc.)
7) Personal medicine if you required.
8) Some dry snacks.
Or any other things you feel necessary. Please Note that do not carry valuable things. If carried then it will be your responsibility.
And ALCOHOL and CIGRATTES are STRICTLY PROHIBITED. If any found at that moment only, will be expelled from trek.
For More details contact:-
Registration will be confirmed only after payment of Advance Rs. 300/- in hand or by transfer in Bank. Following are the Bank details:-
Name of Holder- Gaurav Anant Bhave.
Bank- HDFC bank, Charniroad branch
Saving A/c no. 03561050051328
IFSC code - HDFC0000356
(Please text on 9699814625 with your name after depositing the money.)