Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध is glad to announce Night trek 2 Rajmachi on 29-30 October 2011 … Hope 2 c u there 2 NJoy …
Rajmachi, located in the Lonavala region is accessible from both Karjat as well as Lonavala. The village of Udhewadi lies on the massive plateau that greets one on getting to Rajmachi. The twin forts of Srivardhan & Manoranjan grace the backdrop of the village.
A little distance down from the village lies a serene and beautiful lake called Uday Sagar Talav, no trek to Rajmachi is complete without taking a dip in this lake.
Behind the lake lies an ancient Monolith, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Here is some info abt the forts: – Srivardhan & Manoranjan

Height: 3000/2700 feet above MSL
Grade: Easy
District: Pune
Region: Lonavala
Base Village: Lonavala/Kondivade


Rendezvous: Meet at 17:10 Hrs (Sharp) at Lonavala Railway station on Saturday 29 October 2011

Train Timings for Mumbai People

11009: Sinhgad Express

14:30 Hrs: CST
14:43 Hrs: Dadar
15:08 Hrs: Thane
15:28 Hrs: Kalyan
16:08 Hrs: Karjat
17:08 Hrs: Lonavala

Notes: 1) Those staying on the central line enroute can hop in at Dadar-Thane-Kalyan-Karjat
2) People close by Panvel can avail ST facility & get down @ Lonavala bus depo

PUNE people

Catch Pune -Lonavala local … Timings as follows

15:00 Hrs: Pune Staion
15:06 Hrs: ShivajiNagar
15:11 Hrs: Khadki
15:23 Hrs: Pimpri
16:35 Hrs: Lonavala

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

Saturday 29 October 2011

17:10 Hrs: @ Lonavala railway station
Rick till Tungarli Dam base
17:30 Hrs: @ Tungarli Dam
Intro time, Dam sight seeing
18:00 Hrs: Walk/Hike from Tungarli Dam to Rajmachi (~4hrs/14kms) max.
21:30 Hrs: @ Rajmachi
Dinner :- Veg meal only ( PURAN POLI special) – unlimited
Stay in village
Campfire if interested
Sunday 30 October 2011
05:30 Hrs: Wake up call
06:00 – 08:00 Hrs – Sunrise view & Explore Shrivardhan fort
08:30 Hrs – Back 2 Village
Breakfast / Tea in village
9:30 Hrs: Move 2 Manaranjan fort
10:30 Hrs: Explore & Back 2 village
11:00 Hrs – Dip in Uday sagar Talav
12:30 Hrs – Lunch ( veg / Non-veg-chicken thali) – unlimited
13:30 Hrs – Descend from Rajmachi to Kondhane(~3.0hrs)
16:00 Hrs – @ Kondhane caves
17:00 Hrs – Tea @ Kondhane Village
18:30 Hrs – @ Karjat Railway station

We would be getting back to Dadar / Pune at approx 22:00 Hrs (That’s Subjective)

The cost of this trek would be Rs 430/- for (Veggy) And Rs. 500/- (Non-veggy) & would include:

> Lonavala-Tungarali Dam by Rick

> 1 Breakfast-T, 2 meals as mentioned, 1 Evening Tea

> Kondhane-Karjat by Rick

Some memories in form of snaps from previous outing

Things To Carry:-

A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
Sleeping bags / Mats (a must)
Torch with extra pair of battery ( a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Some ready to eat food.
Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Good trekking shoes,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things
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