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  • Trip introduction

    An easy weekend getaway from the city, this outdoor cycling trip from Karjat to Kondhane takes you to the rich greenery in the outskirts of Mumbai, close to the hills of the Western Ghats, and to the ancient caves of Kondhane. Pedalling through the rural roads of countryside Maharashtra, you'll embark on a 25-km, 3-hr bicycle ride to the base of the Kondhane caves. Here, you'll begin a 45-min, easy trek on mountain slopes to reach the Kondhane caves. You'll have plenty of photo opportunities as you explore the ancient art and history of Kondhane caves. At the end of your journey, you'll also be served a traditional meal at a local homestay.

    Destination

    Located close to the famous Rajmachi Fort, the Kondhane caves are a group of 16 caves that are believed to be several centuries old. With ancient sculptures, art forms and architecture decorating the walls of the caves, the Kondhane caves depict the unique Buddhist culture and history. This outdoor cycle ride from Karjat to Kondhane will take you through rich patches of greenery and small villages of rural Maharashtra for an exhilarating cycling adventure. After riding on relatively easy terrain, you’ll trek uphill to explore the intricate craftsmanship at the Kondhane caves.

    Destination highlights

    Cycle for 25-km on a Karjat-Kondhane cycling trip near Mumbai. | Go on a 45-min easy trek to explore the Kondhane caves. | Go on a weekend getaway from the city life for a day of adventure and fun. | Catch picturesque views of countryside Maharashtra. | Enjoy a simple, traditional lunch at a local homestay.

    Activity Details

    Off road biking

    Yes

    No

    2296 feet

    2296 feet

    25 kms

    25 kms

    Utility vehicle with back up cycles and mechanic.

    Yes

    Cyclists are not allowed to bring personal cycles.

    120 kgs

    Trip details
  • Outdoor cycling near Mumbai!

    Arrive at the Karjat railway station by 07:45 hrs where you'll meet the tour leader and your fellow cyclists. After breakfast, you'll have a short session of briefing and introductions before embarking on a cycle ride to Kondhane. Cycling through the lush greenery of hills and mountains, you'll reach the base of Kondhane caves in a few hours. Here, you'll leave the bicycles with the support vehicle and begin trekking towards the Kondhane caves. After a short trek of 45 mins, you'll arrive at the caves where you can have fun exploring the old architecture and history of this region. Return back from the caves and head to the Kondivade village where you'll rest and have lunch at a local homestay. You'll begin your return journey and reach back to Karjat by late afternoon. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Your journey will begin from the Karjat railway station at 07:45 hrs where you will meet the tour guide. A packed breakfast will be served. After cycling for the day, you'll end your trip at the Kondivade village where you'll be given a traditional lunch. You'll have washroom facilities at the start and end points of your trip.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Karjat

    Karjat

    06:00 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch

    Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 21 days or more before departure of this cycling trip near Mumbai: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 16-21 days before departure of this cycling trip near Mumbai: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 8-15 days before departure of this cycling trip near Mumbai: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 0-7 days before departure of this cycling trip near Mumbai: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction costs.

    Rules on trip

    Cyclists will not be allowed to ride without a helmet.

    Cyclists are required to adhere to the instructions of the tour leader during this cycling trip near Mumbai.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during this cycling trip near Mumbai.

    Cyclists will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
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    • Karjat Kondhane Cycling Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Karjat Kondhane Cycling Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Karjat Kondhane Cycling Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Karjat Kondhane Cycling Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Karjat Kondhane Cycling Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Karjat Kondhane Cycling Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Karjat-Karjat in shared vehicle

    • All equipment required for cycling
    • Gear/non-gear bicycles, helmets and reflectors
    • Backup vehicle with essential spare parts
    • Meals consisting of breakfast and lunch
    • Services of an experienced tour guide and mechanic
    • Basic first aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel between base city and Karjat

    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Adventure travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Footwear with a good grip
    • Windcheater or jacket
    • Shirt/t-shirt and track pants/shorts
    • Not to wear - Denim jeans
    • Flip-flops/slippers
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • All equipment required for cycling
    • Gear/non-gear bicycles, helmets and reflectors
    • Backup vehicle with essential spare parts
    • Basic first aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Riding gear and accessories (optional)
    • Water bottle (1 litre)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Electral or Glucon D
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)

    Medical Kit

    • Personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.