Ultimate Hikers 1 Day Monsoon Trek to Sondai fort on 2nd July,16.
Type : Hill forts
Fort Range : Matheran
District : Raigad
Grade : Easy
Base Village : Sondewadi / Vavarle
Sondai is not popular or unknown fort, stands approx 12kms from Karjat overlooking the Karjat-Chauk highway and offers a beautiful view of Morbe Dam, Prabalgad, Irshal, Rajmachi, Songiri forts and Matheran mountain range. This was used as watch tower. The base village of Sondewadi stands on a considerable height. There are 2 water cisterns on machi (at the base of the pinnacle) and steps are carved out of rocks to go on the topmost point where an idol of Sondai Devi stands. Two more water cisterns are on the way and has potable water. Two missing steps in the rock makes one to climb a small patch of 15 feet but proper hand holds and foot steps are available and that makes it easy even in monsoon. Wavarle is another village from where a bit difficult approach to the fort passes through the dense forest. Overall it's an ideal one day hike for new comers in the trekking field.
CST – Karjat Fast Local
CST – 06:50 am
Dadar – 07:03 am
Kurla – 07:10 am
Ghatkopar – 7:14 am
Thane – 07:30 am
Karjat 08:41 am
(If you miss the train you miss the trek so make sure you are on time to catch the train.)
Meeting P0int at Karjat station 8:50 am
Tea & Breakfast at Karjat
10:00 Am reach at base village by public transport
Start Trek 10:15 am
Reach first waterfall (depends water availablity) by 11:00Am
12:30 pm atop.
Have Lunch & Start Descending by 01:30 pm
Reach reach borvadi by 3:30 pm.
4:00 pm Karjat by private vehical
Catch the train from Karjat.
Reach Dadar by 6.30 pm
Expenses for the Trek is 400 /-
(Group of 4+ will get 50/- off PP)
Morning Tea and Breakfast,
Travel Expenditure from Karjat to Karjat by Private Vehicle
Entry Charges if Any
Guide and Administrative Charges
any thing not mentioned above
*For Registration transfer Rs. 400.00 per person in the given a/c.
Important Note: One needs to deposit full payment into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
Bank Name: Bank of India
Account No: 005210110004779
Account Type: Savings
Account name: Yogesh Alekari.
(Onece the payment is done please send us the transaction reference number, participant name, contact number to email@example.com)
Note: Maximum 20 seats
Things To Carry: –
- Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( must).
-Camera, Cell Phone (Optional).
-Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
-Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc..
-Medicine those if u require usually (Optional).
-Extra Pair of clothes, Good trekking shoes, A haversack to put all these things..
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on or whtsaap
Yogesh : 9702525435
Mahesh : 9004262229
Sameer : 9769886503
1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
2. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
3. team Ultimate Hikers reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
Team Ultimate Hikers.