Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध is glad to announce Overnight trek 2 Rajmachi on 29-30 November 2014 … 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 08:00 Hrs (Sharp) at Lonavala Railway station on Saturday 29 November 2014

Train Timings for Mumbai People

22105: Indrayani Express

05:40 Hrs: CST
05:50 Hrs: Dadar
06:10 Hrs: Thane
06:35 Hrs: Kalyan
07:15 Hrs: Karjat
08:05 Hrs: Lonavala
 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

06:30 Hrs: Pune Staion
06:36 Hrs: ShivajiNagar
06:41 Hrs: Khadki
06:53 Hrs: Pimpri
07:55 Hrs: Lonavala

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

Saturday 29 November 2014

08:10 Hrs: @ Lonavala railway station

Intro & Breakfast – Tea time

08:30 Hrs: Public transport till Fanaswadi

10:00 Hrs: @ Fhanaswadi

Walk / Hike from Fhanaswadi to Rajmachi (~2.5hrs / 8kms)

12:30 Hrs: @ Rajmachi

Lunch – Rest Time

16:00 Hrs: Move 2 Shrivardhan fort

Explore & post sunset back 2 village

Dinner & Stay in villager house

Sunday 30 November 2014

06:00 Hrs: Wake up call

Manaranjan fort
Breakfast / Tea in village
09:00 Hrs – Dip in Uday sagar Talav
09:30 Hrs – Descend from Rajmachi to Kondhane (~3.5 hrs)
12:00 Hrs – @ Kondhane caves

13:30 Hrs – Lunch @ Hotel Sankalp, Kondhane
16:00 Hrs – @ Karjat Railway station

We would be getting back to Dadar / Pune at approx 19:00 Hrs (That’s Subjective)

The cost of this trek would be Rs. 1200/- & would include:

> Lonavala-Phanasrai by public transport

> 2 Breakfast, 3 Veg meals

> Kondhane-Karjat by tumtum

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 preferably Action,
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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