Assembly Point for Pune/ Mumbai: Lonavala Station Platform-1 at 5 pm.
About the Tour:
Rajmachi is one of the famous trek destinations in Sahyadri mountains and one of the favorite 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 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.
Participants from Mumbai/Pune are supposed to join us at Lonavala station (Platform no.1) by 5 pm.
Start jeep/auto ride till Valvand-Rajmachi junction.
Trek to Rajmachi (7km approx.)
Evening activities like thought sharing, followed by dinner.
Stay in the house of local people.
Day -2 :
Wake up call 5:30 am.
Trek to Shrivardhan & Manaranjan fort for Sunrise.
Visit temples and lake in the vicinity.
Breakfast & Tea.
Start trek towards Kondhane Caves (3-4 hrs. trek).
Start return journey towards Karjat Railway Station by Auto
Reach Karjat Station around 3 PM.
We may come an hour early or late.
Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :)
Rules & Regulations :
>Pay attention to the tour leaders or instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound experience.
>Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the tour.
>No Smoking during the tour/trek.
>Roaming during the nights not permitted without our permission.
>Participants have to fill undertaking form given by Adventure Club Pune.
>Remember that this is Adventure related activity, means you are away from the comfort zone.
>We are here to provide you with the best experience & 100% safety
Heavy rains expected in the monsoon so please double pack your valuables to save them from getting wet.
Wear good trekking shoes & clothing.
Due to the monsoon season and various rock patches in this route, we recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing/trekking.
Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, sandals, etc. is prohibited.
Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky.
For all such an event, you are at your own risk.
Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner.
You should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside.
Do not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR.
We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition.
Note, this trek route may or may not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms.
What included in Fees :
Transportation from Lonavala to Karjat by Sumo Vehicle (10 Seater) and Auto
All veg meals on tour (1 Breakfast, 1 Dinner,1 Lunch). Tasty local food.
Accommodation in the house of local people (Common room), blanket and mattress will be provided.
Expertise & Guide Charges, Permits for the Trek.
Basic First-Aid kit.
Once in a lifetime experience with us
What is Not included in Fees :
Cold drinks, mineral water, fast food articles, biscuits, etc.
Anything not included in the what's included list.
If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of the booking value will be charged as cancellation fees
If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of the booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of the booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be canceled and in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However, no refund will be provided for the same.
We need a minimum of 9 participants for the trek, if we didn't get sufficient the bookings then we have right to cancel the trek and the full amount paid by participants will be refunded to them within 2-3 days.
Things to Carry
Things to Carry
1. Luggage packed in big good trekking sack.
2. Complete spare set of extra clothes & socks.
3. Water bottle (at least 2 ltr) compulsory
4. Electral/ Glucon-d energizers and personal Medicine.
5. A sweater/warm wear/rainwear. Wear comfortable clothing during treks (full sleeves).
6. Good trekking/sports shoes (sandals, chappals, floaters not permitted).
Q. Do you guys provide washroom facility as well? If yes, is it available for both tent and dormitory?
3:15 PM, 28 May, 2018
A. As mentioned by the organizer, separate washrooms available for girls near the camp site. Thanks, EH
2:02 PM, 29 May, 2018
Q. Do you provide bed and blanket with tent facility? Also, is washroom facility available in this event? If yes - Indian or Western toilet?
7:41 PM, 29 May, 2018
A. We are copying the organizers on this email to share the information about the washroom and bedding facility details with you. Adventure Club Pune - Please share the information about bedding and washrooms facilities at the campsite. Thanks, EH
7:38 AM, 31 May, 2018
A. Yes, we provide tent with matress and blanket. Basic Indian toilet is available.
9:09 AM, 31 May, 2018
Q. I am looking for a trek on 9th. Need some clarification regarding how trip concludes. So we meet at the Lonavala at the start at 5 PM and Karjat at 5 or 6 while leaving?
10:34 AM, 05 Jun, 2018
A. Hi Shubhankar, Day -1 : Travellers from Mumbai/Pune are supposed to join us at Lonavala station (Platform no.1) by 5 pm. Start jeep/auto ride till ‘Y’ fork junction Udhewadi and Valvand village.From here trek to Rajmachi village. Chasing fireflies and photography. Evening activities like thought sharing, followed by dinner.Then time for fireflies search. Day -2 : Wake up call 6 am. Visit Shrivardhan & Manaranjan fort. sunrise Have tea at base village and visit temples and lake in the vicinity. Breakfast & Tea.Explore the remaining places till 11 am. Lunch by 11 am. Those who want to go lonavla will start trek towards lonavala(u will reach lonavala till2pm). Others Start descending towards Karjat it will take 3 hrs to reach base village Kondivade by 2 pm. en route visit “Kondhana Caves” and then tumtum will drop us at Karjat station by 5-6 pm. We may come an hour early or late. Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :) If you still require clarifications do let me know. Regards, EH