Trek to Sondai fort in Karjat area near Matheran which was built as a watch tower. Though it's a ruined fort it offers scenic views after reaching to the top. This trek is suitable for everyone without any prior trekking experience, the final rock patch to the top gives a great thrilling experience.
After reporting to our team at Karjat, we travel by the local tumtums/ jeeps to the base village Sondewadi, Enroute to the trek start point there will be a short break on the highway for the breakfast, post trek we will be having lunch at the nearby village and then the return journey to the Karjat railway station.
Reporting time at Karjat -08:10 AM (Take 06:10A.M. CSMT - Karjat local train)
Travel by hired jeep/tumtum from Karjat to Sondewadi with breakfast on the way - 1 hour.
Introduction & event briefing at base village - 15 minutes.
Ascent trek to Sondai from Sondewadi village - 90 min approx.
Rest at Sondai fort - 30 minutes.
Descent trek to Sondewadi village - 1 hour approx.
Lunch break at the village - 1 hour
Return journey by hired jeep/ tumtum to Karjat railway station - 45 minutes.
Fee and Registration
Fee and Registration
650 per head, Inclusive of hired jeep journey from Karjat - Sondewadi - Karjat, Breakfast & Veg Lunch.
How to Register:
Step -1: Go through the following online payment
Step-2: After payment you will be requested to fill up the Mandatory Online disclaimer form.
Step -3: Now your participation is confirmed & Organizer will create WhatsApp group on the day of the event for coordination, We will coordinate through SMS/ Call if participant is not available in WhatsApp.
What to Wear:
Trekking shoes /Outdoor boots with good grip.
Comfortable quick dry clothes (avoid jeans).
What to Bring:
Carry a single rucksack with the following things:
Minimum 2 litres of water.
Ready to eat food like Fruits, Dry fruits, Tepla, etc as an appetite backup.
Strictly no littering, carry extra bag for non biodegradable (plastic) wastage.
Personal medicines if any.
ID Proof is mandatory.
After online payment, the participant must fill up the online mandatory disclaimer form with accurate details, else he/she will be asked to refill it by the event host. Entry into the event shall be confirmed only once the disclaimer form is filled.
Please do not cause delays & inconvenience to others and impact the schedule.
Below 18 participants must take the consent of their parents to participate.
Participants will be notified in advance when the itinerary is changed or the event gets cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances.
If there is any unexpected change in the weather during the event, organisers have the right to withdraw/ retreat.
Participants should pay for the expenses that are not mentioned in the list.
Event schedule may get delayed or advanced due to unforeseen conditions, hence timings haven't been mentioned, except for the event start and end time.
Alcohol consumption/ smoking tobacco/ weed is strictly prohibited. Participant will be expelled from the event If found with consumption.
Please do not litter the surroundings with any plastic (biscuit pack covers, candy wrappers, sanitary napkins, etc.). We are highly committed to zero trace policy.
Washroom facility is inadequate during the course of the event.
Participants should be coordinated, disciplined and should align together as a team during the event.
Please do not expect any luxury facilities, and we appreciate you being cooperative with your fellow ramblers.
Though we assure safety as our top priority, Event Organisers are not responsible for any severe injuries or fatal accidents.
No group discount is applicable.
We rely on third party payment gateways to make the registration process simple and easy, It also includes the convenience fee along with the main event fee which will be shown at check out that should be borne by the participant.
If participant cancels their registration one day before the event or on the day of the event, a refund of 50% is paid.
No refund will be provided if the participant doesn't show up on the day of the event.
Map & Directions
Map & Directions
Sondai Fort Sondewadi, Maharashtra 410102, India
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