Rajmachi, located in the Lonavala region is accessible from both Karjat as well as Lonavala. The village of Udhewadi lies on the massive plateau that greets one on getting to Rajmachi. The twin forts of Srivardhan & Manoranjan grace the backdrop of the village. While on the way we can see Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies
Below Few information in Geist about Shrivardhan and Manranjan Fort
Height: 3000/2700 feet above MSL
Base Village: Lonavala/Kondhane
We will be starting with CST- Khopoli with fast local (time-table as below)
Meeting Point @ Karjat
CST : 15:29 Hrs
Byculla : 15:36 Hrs
Dadar : 15:42 Hrs
Kurla : 15:49 Hrs
Thane : 16:09 Hrs
Dombivali : 16:21 Hrs
Kalyan : 16:28 Hrs
Karjat : 17:19 hrs
Saturday24th June 2017
17:30 Hrs: @ Karjat railway station volunyeer will inform u meeting pnt once booking get confirmed and Move Kondhane Village by local Transport
18:30 Hrs: Ascend to Rajmachi
Enjoy Fireflies in the Jungle
22:30 Hrs: @ Udhewadi - base village and Dinner. Sleeping arrangement is in common hall for all.
Post Dinner - Night Walk for Fireflies
Stay @ Village
Sunday 25th June 2017
06:00 Hrs: @ Wake up call
07:30 Hrs: @ Shrivardhan atop
Explore Shrivardhan fort
Breakfast - Tea in village
13:00 Hrs - Lunch
14:00 Hrs - Descend from Rajmachi to Kondhane
16:30 Hrs - @ Kondhane caves
17:30 Hrs - Evening Tea @ Kondhane
19:00 Hrs - @ Karjat Railway station
Rs 1000/-per head which includes travelling from Karjat to Karjat , breakfast, 2 veg meals and evening tea, accommodation in villagers house.
Important things to Carry:-
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has hands free while trekking.
A bottle of water (2 ltr), Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry. Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits (optional), Torch with extra batteries, Personal medicines, A good trekking shoes, Bedding or sleeping bag..
Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
99Hikers reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact us, please send us a text message.
Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.
What to wear for this trek?
Cotton t-shirts/nylon, full sleeves recommended. Full-length trousers or track pants. Wear dry fit if possible.