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Chasing Fireflies at Rajmachi

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Sat, 8 Jun 5:30PM - Sun, 9 Jun 1:00PM
Rajmachi (Lonavala Railway Station Ticket Booking Office)
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Chasing Fireflies at Rajmachi

About Rajmachi:

Rajmachi is one of the famous trek destinations in Sahyadri mountains and one of the favorite destinations 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 the 17th century.

You can spend lots of time over the fort by exploring twin forts Manoranjan & Shrivardhan. Visit Bhairavnath Temple, Mahadev Temple & Rajmachi lake. There are 2 routes to reach Rajmachi, first from Lonavala and other being Karjat route. From Lonavala partly by jeep and then walk up to Udhewadi which is approximately 6 km. 

Highlights of the Trek:

  • Fireflies festival
  • Udaysagar Lake
  • Shirvardhan Fort
  • Manoranjan Fort
  • Shiva Temple, Rajmachi

Itinerary:

Day 1:

From Mumbai, you can board: Sinhagad Express 11009 - Mumbai to Pune Junction14:30 CST

  • 14:40 Dadar
  • 15:08 Thane
  • 15:28 Kalyan
  • 16:08 Karat
  • 17:08 Lonavala

17:30 pm- We meet at Lonavala Station (Platform 1- Ticket Counter) excited for the upcoming Trek.. Start moving towards Rajmchi in a private vehicle.

18:30 pm- Reach Y fork junction and start a two hours jungle trail towards Rajmachi village, Enjoy the experience of walking through the jungle in pitch Black darkness, under the moonlight, gazing at the clear sky and twinkling stars. Witness the dark jungle lit with fireflies.

20:30 pm- The jungle trail ends as we reach our base village Rajmachi where some delicious typical Maharashtrian food made on chulhas would be waiting for us.

21:30 pm- Learn to pitch tents, We Light up Bornfire, followed by a round of games, Music, ghost stories and many more fun activities. Take a walk in the jungle to find some more fireflies.

00:00 pm- We call of the day to wake up early in the mornings, as we wouldn't want to miss the mesmerizing view of the sunrise from the Shrivardhan fort.

Day 2:

05:30 am- Move towards Shrivardhan fort, one of the twin forts used to keep a watch over the Lonavala and Karjat region. Reach the pinnacle, click pictures, capture these memories for a lifetime (one of the best sunrises you'll ever experience) and start moving toward the base village.

08:30 am- At Rajmachi village we refresh ourselves with Tea and breakfast and move to visit the Udaysagar Lake and ancient Shiv Temple and spend some time there to enjoy the peace and tranquility in the air of Rajmachi.

11:30 am- We have the last round of the delicious meal (Lunch) and begin our journey towards Lonavala in a private vehicle.

02:00 pm- its time to say goodbye to each other, as we leave with new friends made, new bonds created and loads of memories to cherish for Life.

Inclusions:

  • Transportation from Lonavala to Lonavla by jeep
  • All veg meals on tour (1 Dinner, 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch). and Refreshments (Tea)
  • Expertise Charges
  • Homestay/Tent Stay (depending on weather conditions)
  • Basic First-Aid kit.
  • Once in a lifetime experience with us.
  • 5%GST, Commission, and Internet handling Charges

Exclusions:

  • Cold drinks, mineral water, fast food articles, biscuits, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions

Things to Carry:

  • Torch With Extra Batteries (Must)
  • Blanket/Sleeping Bags
  • Shoes and an Extra pair of Footwear
  • Extra Pair of clothes
  • Water (At least 2 Litres)
  • Personal Medicines
  • Food as Plum cakes, biscuits, Banana and Electral Powder.

FAQs

  1. Are washrooms available during the trek?
  2. A. Yes, washrooms would be available at the base village Udhewadi, at a local villagers house.

 

  1. Is the Trek suitable for 1st timers, Kids and women?
  2. A. Yes, the grade is easy and suitable for Kids, women and first timers.

 

Rules:

- The camp leader’s decision will be final and binding.

- The Hikers Club reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.

- Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelry, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.

- The outing has a strict NO Smoking/Drug/Alcohol Policy. 

- All the timings mentioned above are tentative.

Cancellation and Refund applicable on the whole tour cost :

  • If cancellation is done prior to 10 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
  • If done prior to 5 days of outing 50% will be refunded
  • After that, no refund will be provided.

 Regards,

The Hikers Club

Pack your Bags, Fasten Laces and Hike!

 

 

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