Lonavala is a famous hill station and is easily accessibe by road and rail from Mumbai, Pune and other major cities.
Rajmachi is one of the best loved trek routes in Maharashtra. It is a 2-day trek that requires high endurance levels, but is perfect for a monsoon adventure. With lush green meadows, high waterfalls, and dozens of species of flora and fauna, Rajmachi will be an unforgettable experience.
The fortification at Rajmachi consists of two forts, Shrivardhan and Manoranjan. Rajmachi is the base village for both these forts. After exploring both these forts, you'll also get to visit the the Kondane caves near Karjat. With overnight accommodation at a home-stay, this trek also offers a good local and cultural experience.
IMPORTANT: This is a high-endurance trek and is suitable for experienced trekkers, or very fit first-timers.
Rajmachi is a small village in the rugged mountains of Sahyadri in Maharashtra. There are two trek routes to Rajmachi village. One starts from Lonavala and the other starts at the foothills of Kondane caves near Karjat. This particular trek starts at Lonavala, and ends at Karjat.
Trek on one of the most challenging trek routes in Maharashtra | Experience staying at a village home-stay | Capture some stunning views | Witness the beautiful forts of Maharashtra in full monsoon glory
Do make sure you reach Lonavala railway station by 17:00 hrs. After a brief introduction and orientation session, your group will take an auto-rickshaw to Tungarli dam. You begin your trek from here, watching the forest come alive with the sounds of the night. It's a thrilling experience that you won't forget easily. By about 22:00 hrs, you'll reach Rajmachi village, where you can settle into your home-stay accommodation, freshen up, and enjoy a simple but delicious dinner. Overnight at the home-stay.
Stay in a dormitory style home stay at Rajmachi village with basic facilities.
Lonavala Railway Station
If cancellation is done 5 days prior to the event date: 50% refund
If cancellation is done in less than 5 days to departure date or in case of a No show : No refund.
Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.