Hello Friends, We at Trek Mates India are glad to invite you for a Two day trek to Ramachi on 2nd-3rd October 2010.
Little info about the fort
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3600 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy- medium
Rajmachi is a fort in Karjat region. There are two forts which were built by Shivaji Emperor during 17th century. It is a famous spot for trekking. It is a 17 km trekking distance from Lonavla. Rajmachi fort is a strategic fort overlooking Borghat(ghat between Mumbai and Pune) which was a historical trade route. Rajmachi peak has two fortified structures - the Shrivardhan fort and Manaranjan fort. Rajmachi can be reached by 2 ways, the tough route from Kondivide village near Karjat and the other easy but long way route from Lonavala. In rainy season this place is filled with giant waterfalls and greenery.
The tentative itinerary for the Trek will be as given below:
Saturday, 2nd Oct:
Meeting point for mumbai ppl: Thane stn at 6 am, Platform no 5, below the indicator.
we take the indrayani express from thane till lonavala.
Reach there by 8.05 am
Meeting Point for Pune ppl: Lonavala Stn at 8.05 am
Breakfast at lonavala and then Start our trek by 9 am.
Reach the top in 6 hrs. (17 km walk.)
Have our lunch(veg).
Visit to shreevardhan fort.
Back to udhewadi village, refreshment.
Dinner (veg/nonveg), and day off.
Sunday, 3rd Oct:
Back to udhewadi village for lunch(veg).
Decend towards Karjat.
Reach Karjat stn by 4 pm.
And back to Homes. (pune ppl by express/mail; Mumbai ppl by Local)
The cost for the trek is Rs 450/- per head, which includes
Travelling from Kondhana till Karjat,
One eve Refreshment (sat)
Things To Be carried :
A bottle of water,
Personal Identification (Compulsory)
Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes (Loose fitting clothes with shorts, cloths that dry quickly)
Footwear (preferably floaters for rafting)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicines those if u require usually (Optional)
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
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Few rules we would like our participants to follow:
We follow a strict policy of "no trace" trekking, "Take nothing but memories and photographs, leave nothing but footprints".
Do Not Litter: Participants are requested to carry the waste back to the city and dispose it off in dustbins.
No Smoking, tobacco and alcohol: Smoking cigarette, chewing tobacco or related products and consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited on the trek. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the trek. NO REFUND will be provided.
(Smoking will only be permitted before the trek starts and after the trek is over with prior consultation of the Leader and the person will have to move away from the group to smoke.)
Respect the Heritage: Participants should not deface or damage any monument by writing or scribbling on them. Please help us to conserve and preserve our heritage along with our trek mates.
Be a group: It is of utmost importance that all participants stick together in the group, in the event of any ‘deviation’ by the participant without the consent of the ‘Trek Leader’, he/she/they will be considered as ‘Independent/s’ and will no longer be considered as a part of the group.
Pay attention: Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.
In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; Trek Mates India, it’s instructors, organizers, volunteers or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly, shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of the participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.
Any violation of the above rules will be dealt with seriously, and may involve expulsion from the trek or event, and no refund is admissible in such cases.
Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of occurrence of any natural calamities, if event is cancelled, in such circumstances NO REFUND will be provided.
The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
Trek mates India reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice. No arguments or refunds will be entertained.
For more details and registrations, please contact:
Nilesh Patil: 9967436211
Priti Patel: 9869524260
Zeenat : 9881736231/ 9272182577
Ravindra Sarwad: 9923100958
Registrations are only through phone calls (scraps, reply to this thread won’t be considered as confirmation)
Limited seats, entry on first come first served basis.
Trek Mates T-shirts are now available at a base price of Rs220/- each. You can call any of the above mentioned leaders for the same.
Thanks and Regards,
Trek Mates India.