Overview/Itinerary

About Kondana Caves


Kondana Caves situated in Karjat offers the ancient lifestyle of Buddhist followers. Ancient rock-cut
caves, Kondana Caves are very famous Buddhist caves. These caves enclose sculptures, vihara, chaitya
and stupa. Sculptures and stupas are specimens of the ancient period Buddhist architecture. There was
a natural disaster in the form of an earth quake in early 1900 by which many stupas, front entrance and
floor of the caves were damaged. These ancient caves attract lots of tourists and Buddhist devotees all
through the year. Kondana Caves is around 15 KM from Karjat.

Batches for Kondana Caves Trek 

     December 2018

  • 16th December 2018
  • 23rd December 2018
  • 30th December 2018

Kondana Caves Trek Event Details

  • Kondana caves trek difficulty level: Easy.
  • Base village Kondana caves: Kondhane.
  • Kondana caves height: 60m above Sea Level (Approx.).
  • Time required climbing Kondana caves: 1 hour (one way).
  • Cost: Rs 900

 

Kondhane Caves Trek Itinerary

Catch Karjat slow local from CSMT.

CSMT – Karjat slow local timetable.

05:20 Mumbai CSMT

05:28 Byculla

05:38 Dadar

05:48 Kurla

06:15 Thane

06:37 Dombivli

06:48 Kalyan

07:39 Karjat

07:40 Meet at Karjat railway station, near ticket counter.

07:45 Move to Base Village by local vehicle.

08:45 Reach at base village and Breakfast.

09:15 Start ascending.

10:15 Reach on top and explore.

11:15 Descend.

12:15 Reach at Kondhane village and Lunch.

13:30 Journey towards Karjat railway station by local vehicle.

14:30 Reach at Karjat railway station.

 

Please note

  • People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience.
  • Missing the train is missing Kondhane Caves Trek, no refund will be provided.
9 Hours 10 Minutes 23 Dec and 30 Dec
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • 1 veg Breakfast and 1 veg Lunch.
  • Travel Karjat to Karjat by local Jeep.
  • Trek Leader Expertise Charges.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Travel cost from Mumbai to Karjat and back.
  • Travel from Pune to Karjat and back.
  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad
  • weather.
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.
Things to Carry
Things to Carry
  • Water Bottles (2-3 Litres)
  • Torch with Extra batteries
  • Cap, Rain cheater (Optional) for those who don't want to get wet
  • Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other costly ornaments
  • Electoral or Glucon D powder, some ready to eat food like Plum cakes, biscuits.
  • Towel, Napkins, Extra Pair of clothes
  • DRY bag for your garbage
  • 2-3 bunch of papers (Optional)
  • Good trekking shoes
  • Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, etc.)
  • Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried, so that one has hands free while trekking

 

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