Overnight Trek to Rajmachi on 31st May – 01st June 2014

 rajmachi tent camping

Summary: Trek near Mumbai
Type: Overnight trek near Mumbai - Lonavala
Name: Rajmachi Village
Region: Karjat / Lonavala
The cost for the entire event is Rs. 900.00 per person.

Rajmachi Village - 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.

Top 5 five trek near mumbai

Trip Hightlights

  1. Night Jungle Trail
  2. Visit Ancient Caves
  3. Excellent Local Food
  4. Village Home Stay
  5. Watch Fireflies

We meet at 17:10 Hrs (sharp) at Lonavala Railway station on Saturday 31st May 2014. 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
17:08 Lonavala.

Rajmachi Trek from Pune - Pune Trekker can meet us at lonavala also

Itinerary - Saturday 31st May 2014

17:10 Auto rickshaw ride from Lonavala ST bus depot till Tungarli dam base.
17:30 Tungarli Dam
18:00 Walk/Hike from Tungarli Dam to Rajmachi - 4hrs/16kms max.
21:30 Reach base village. have dinner, stay in the village.

Sunday 1st June 2014.

05:30 Wake up.
06:00 Break fast
07:00 Manoranjan fort and Shrivardhan Fort exploration.
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Descend from Rajmachi to Kondhane (3 hrs)
16:00 Kondhane caves
17:00 Kondhane village
18:30 Karjat railway station

We would be getting back to Dadar at 21:00 (Subjective). The cost of this trek would be Rs 900.00
This includes travel cost from Lonavala to Tungarli dam base, 1 Veg Dinner, breakfast, 1 Veg lunch, Trek and Trail India Charges if any and travel cost from Kondhane Village to Karjat station.

*No plastic littering on the way or in hills/mountains.
Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 500.00 (Non-refundable) per head.

Things to carry

Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.
Water 3 lts (Mandatory).
Good 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.)
Plastic bag to keep clothes dry.
Please carry your personal tea mugs and a small Swiss-knife.
Haversack to put all these things.


1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
2. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
3. TreksandTrails reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
4. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact...send a text message.
5. Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.
6. Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery (at own risk)
7. Please do not carry handbags or Jolas or Sling bags on treks.


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