A Trek to Enchanting Rajmachi !!
About Rajmachi Fort Trek :
Rajmachi is one of the famous trek destination in Sahyadri mountains and one of the favourite destination for every trekker and beginners. Fort stands at a height of 2750 feet overlooking the Bhorghat Pass (a major old trade route during Maratha empire). This fort built by Shivaji in 17th century. You can spend lots time over the fort by exploring twin forts “Manaranjan” & “Shrivardhan”. Visit Bhairavnath Temple, Mahadev Temple & Rajmachi lake. There are 2 routes to reach Rajmachi, first from Lonavala and other being Karjat route.
We are going to cover both the routes, from Lonavala partly by jeep and then walk upto Udhewadi which is approximately 6 kms. Next day we shall descend through Karjat route and visit “Kondhane Caves” en-route to Kondivade village.
Category : Trekking
Duration : 01 Night / 02 Days
Level : Easy
What is included in the tour
1. Transportation from Rajmachi to Lonavala
2. Kondiwade to Karjat by public transportation
3. All veg meals on tour (2 Breakfast, 1 Dinner, 1 Lunch)
4. Accommodation on dormitory sharing basis
5. Expertise and Guide Charges
What is NOT included in the tour
1. Lunch on Day 1
2. Tax as applicable
3. Anything other then mentioned above
Day 01 :
Catch early morning train Indrayani Express. Meet our leader at Lonavala station have breakfast at station. Start jeep ride till ‘Y’ fork junction Udhewadi and Valvand village. From here trek to Rajmachivillage. Enroute lunch. Visit Shrivardhan & Manaranjan fort. Have tea at base village and visit temples and lake in the vicinity.
Evening activities like thought sharing, singing followed by dinner. Then time for a good sleep.
Day 02 :
Post breakfast start descending towards Karjat it will take 3 hrs to reach base village Kondivade en route visit “Kondhana Caves”. Have lunch at Kondivade village and then tumtum will drop us at Karjat station.
Tour concludes with fun-loving Memories :D