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Rajmachi and Kondane Caves Trek

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Trip Overview

Rajmachi Village has two forts, which were built by Shivaji Emperor during 17th century. It is a famous spot for trekking. It is a 16 km trekking distance from Lonavala Station. Rajmachi fort is a strategic fort overlooking Borghat, which was a historical trade route. Rajmachi peak has two fortified structures - the Shrivardhan fort and Manoranjan fort.


  • Witness the beautiful views of Lonavala and Sahyadri mountains
  • Visit Shrivardhan fort and Kondane Caves. 
  • Enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Rajmachi and walk through the villages. 



Day 1: Reach Lonavala station and take a trek to Shrivardhan fort and come back to Rajmachi village. 

  • You are requested to assemble at Lonavala railway station by 8:15 AM in the morning and meet the fellow members and the host here.
  • You will start the travel to Fanasrai by pre-booked jeep and it is almost 45 minutes journey. 
  • Once you reach there hot breakfast and tea will be awaiting you. 
  • Have breakfast and get a brief introduction about the trek and start the trek by 10:00 AM
  • It is a 6 KM and the terrain is plain, you will also enjoy the waterfalls on the way. 
  • Reach Udhewadi and you can have lunch here (self-sponsored)
  • After a break, start the trek to Shrivardhan fort, which is located in Sahyadri mountain range. 
  • You will have enough time to explore the fort and take as many selfies as you want. 
  • After exploration, start the trek back to the village Udhewadi(Rajmachi)
  • You will be served with a delicious dinner and overnight stay at the homestay

Day 2: Visit Kondane Caves and descend to Kondane and end the trek at Karjat station

  • Rise up early morning amidst the mountains of Sahyadri and freshen up. 
  • You will be served with freshly prepared breakfast and tea. 
  • Take a walk to visit Udaysagar talav and Mahadev temple. 
  • You will start descending towards Karjat side by 9:30 am and also visit Kondane caves. 
  • Descend to Kondane village and have lunch. 
  • By 1:30 you will reach Karjat railway station to end the tour. You are free to take your onward journey to Mumbai on your own. 


Basic Details

Start Point
Lonavala Railway station
Finish Point
Karjat Railway Station
Activity Level
Start time
8:00 am
Trekking and HikingOutdoor Adventures
Trip Code


  • Transportation by Local Jeep from Lonavala to Fanasrai, Kondane to Karjat
  • Breakfast and dinner on Day 1
  • Breakfast and Lunch on day 2
  • Dormitory homestay on sharing basis
  • Forest entry fee
  • Service of a knowledgeable guide
  • Basic first aid kit


  • Travel cost from Mumbai to Lonavala / Karjat and back.
  • Mineral Water; Beverages.
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered
  • Food/Tea purchase while travelling to site and back.
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.
  • Insurance, tips, Porters
  • 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 road blocks, bad weather.

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Important Information

  • Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
  • Trek leaders decision will be final and binding.
  • Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage
  • There is a freshen up / washroom facility at the top. There are 3 toilets in the base village.
  • Avoid carrying heavy weight for the trek.
  • Floaters and Sandals are not allowed, please wear sports shoes or trekking shoes of good quality
  • A participant with any medical issues /history are not allowed to opt for this event. If he/she does so that it is done at the participant's risk. The management won't be responsible for any incident.

Train timings to reach Lonavala from Mumbai:

22105 - Indrayani Express - Mumbai Cst - 05:40 - Lonavala - 08:00*

  • 05:40 am : Mumbai Cst (CSTM)
  • 05:51 am: Dadar (DR)
  • 06:14 am: Thane (TNA)
  • 06:33 am: Kalyan Junction (KYN)
  • 07:13 am: Karjat (KJT)
  • 07:58 am: Lonavala (LNL)

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that


Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Lonavala railway station ticket booking office, Rao colony, Lonavla, Maharashtra, India
  • The local person's contact details will be shared in the booking voucher which is sent via email. 
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