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  • Trip introduction

    Trek to the Kondhane Waterfalls on this fun, weekend getaway from the city. On this trek to Kondhane, you'll visit the Kondhane Waterfalls, where you can have fun under the waterfall gushing forth with the monsoon rainwater. You’ll also navigate your way through dense wilderness to explore the Buddhist art and architecture of the historic Kondhane caves. As you trek uphill to reach the waterfall, you'll stop and rest at vantage points that offer great views of the thick jungles that spread all over rural Maharashtra in the months of monsoon.

    This trek takes you on a relatively easy trail that is perfect for fit beginners as well as experienced trekkers.

    Destination

    Located close to the famous Rajmachi Fort, the Kondhane Caves are a group of 16 caves that were initially excavated more than a few centuries ago. Today, the caves have become a popular destination for trekkers due to its close proximity to Lonavala and gorgeous views of dense forests over the Western Ghats. The base village, Kondhane, is a small village that hosts the many trekkers and campers that visit the Kondhane Caves and Rajmachi Fort.

    Destination highlights

    Explore the historic, Buddhist caves at Kondhane. | Make a quick getaway from the city life into the lap of nature. | Catch sweeping views of the Sahyadri mountain ranges. | Explore the rain-soaked forests and greenery of rural Maharashtra.

    Activity Details

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    6 km

    2 hrs

    6 km

    Trip details
  • Kondhane Caves and Waterfall Trek!

    Arrive at the Karjat railway station by 08:15 hrs. You'll meet your fellow trekkers here and board private vehicles that will take you to the base village of Kondhane. Here, you'll have breakfast over a short round of introductions and a briefing session. Begin trekking towards the Kondhane waterfalls. Upon reaching, you can take some time to relax, unwind and catch have fun in the gushing waterfall.

    Begin descending back to the base village, where you'll have lunch and board vehicles that will drive you back to Karjat. You'll arrive at the Karjat railway station by 17:00 hrs. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Arrive at the Karjat railway station by 08:15 hrs. Travel to the base village of Kondhane will be arranged in shared, private vehicles. Today's meal package includes breakfast and lunch. Your trip ends at the Karjat railway station by 17:00 hrs.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Karjat

    Karjat

    08:15 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch

    Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 10 days before departure of the Kondhane Waterfalls trek: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 5-10 days before departure of the Kondhane Waterfalls trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 0-5 days before departure of the Kondhane Waterfalls trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Kondhane Waterfalls.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Kondhane Waterfalls.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the trek to Kondhane Waterfalls.

    A basic level of health and fitness is required to book this trip. If you have any cardiac or respiratory conditions, or suffer from knee or spinal problems, please inform the tour operator and consult your doctor before booking the trek to Kondhane Waterfalls.
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    • Trekking Kondhane Caves Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kondhane Caves Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kondhane Caves Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kondhane Caves Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kondhane Caves Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kondhane Caves Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kondhane Caves Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Kondhane Caves Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Karjat-Karjat in shared, private vehicles

    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • Meals including breakfast and lunch
    • Services of an experienced trek leader
    • Basic first aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between base city and Karjat

    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages etc.
    • Travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • T-shirts/shirts and track pants/shorts
    • Trekking footwear
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Floaters or sandals

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private vehicles for transport from Karjat-Karjat
    • Any technical equipment required for the trek
    • Basic first aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Napkins
    • Water bottle
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit