Overnight Camping Rajmachi Village near Mumbai on weekend of 21 - 22 November 2015

Kondane caves 

Event Summary:
Type: Overnight Camping
Name: Rajmachi
Region: Lonavala
Cost: Rs. 1600.00 per person

At Rajmachi - Shrivardhan and Manoranjan can also be considered as two separate forts. There is one small plateau in between them. A temple of 'Bhairoba' is very beautiful. Shrivardhan is 'Bale killa' of Rajmachi. It is almost 3000 feet high. But it was mainly built to keep watch on Konkan area. Manoranjan is 2700 feet high. Manoranjan consists of strong walls, 3 doors and many water tanks. One can see Ulhas river, Dukes Nose (Nagphani), Karnala, Matheran, Mahuli and Bhimashankar etc. The old caves of 'Kondhavi' on Rajmachi fort are worth to see. The way to the fort is long but truly with a good view.

Who should visit?
- Photographers
- Trekkers
- Explores
- Adventure seekers


We can also assist you in get camera equipment on hire. Extra charges for it to be borne by the participants.

We meet at 17:10 Hrs (sharp) at Lonavala Railway station on Saturday 21 November 2015.
We all can come by the Mumbai-Pune Sinhgad express train, timings are as follows:
14:30 CST
14:43 Dadar
15:08 Thane
15:28 Kalyan
16:08 Karjat
17:05 Lonavala.

Itinerary - Saturday 21 November 2015
17:15 Drive by local vechicle (jeep /sumo /trax) on sharing basis
19:30 Reach base village
20:45 Dinner
21:30 Setup tents and enjoy the night

Things to do
Night Photography & Trick Photography
Star Gazing
Camp Fire
Share Stories
Cook Maggi

Sunday 22 November 2015
05:30 Wake up.
06:00 Visit Shrivardhan Fort for Sunrise
07:00 Manoranjan fort and Shrivardhan fort exploration.
09:00 Breakfast Tea
10:00 Explore Rajmachi Village
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Walk back till the roadend
15:00 Start journey by local vehicle (jeep/sumo/trax) on sharing basis
17:00 Reach Lonavala railway station - disperse

Travel from Lonavala to till roadend ends while going, 1 veg dinner, 1 breakfast, 1 Veg lunch, Return local vehicle transport from the roadend till Lonavala railway station, TreksandTrails, India charges if any.

Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption. Food/Tea purchase while travelling to site and back. Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required. Travel cost from Mumbai to Lonavala and back.

Past Camping Event at Rajmachi VIllage:

Important Note: One needs to deposit full payment into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
Bank Name: Citibank
Account No: 5490671112
Account Type: Savings Bank Account
Account name: Muhammed Yahya Virani
IFSC code: CITI0100000
After payment send each participant's Name - Mobile - Email id and Transaction id to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to complete registration without the above information registration will be incomplete.

Things to carry
Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.
Water 3 lts (Mandatory). Good trekking footwear (Mandatory).
Sleeping Bag / Mattress / Bed sheet / Pull over / Carry mat
Head Torch / torch (Mandatory).
Extra pair of clothes, Towels & Napkins (Optional).
Slippers or floaters (just to relax your feet before & after the trek) (optional)
Personal small medical kit. (Which you require usually/Optional)
Electral / Tang powder. Cap / Goggles. (Optional)
Other things as per your choice.(Camera, Binoculars, etc.)
Please carry your personal tea mugs and a small Swiss-knife.
Haversack to put all these things.

***Participation confirmation only via confirmed bank transfer. ***
***** Telephonic confirmation is required to confirm your participation.****
Participation contribution is non refundable and NOT transferable. We shall travel together as a group.

Cancellation policy
Cancellation 3 day prior to the event 50% refund will be given
No refund after that. NO show No refund.

Event Risk Profile:
Wear good trekking shoes. We recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / trekking. Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. is prohibited. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We 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 does not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms.

Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
TreksandTrails, India reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact send a text message and we will call you back.
Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/skirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.
Please do not carry handbags or Jolas or Sling bags on treks.


Disclosures on medical conditions
It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. The cost mentioned above is for Indian citizens ONLY payable in Indian Rupees.



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