Is Rajmachi trek difficult?

Is Rajmachi trek difficult?

Trek to Rajmachi is very easy. The altitude is not very high and the trail is well marked and one can leave without a guide. Trekking during monsoon is most adventurous and challenging. Udhewadi is the base of Rajmachi fort trek.

How can I reach Rajmachi?

Rajmachi Fort can be reached from Lonavala on the Udhewadi side that can either be trekked to from Lonavala, or you could hire large utility vehicles like an SUV to drive you upto Rajmachi village and continue a short trek uphill.

How do you get to Kondana caves?

You can reach the caves by taking a rickshaw or bus to Kondivade village from Karjat. From there proceed to Kharvandi village or Kondane village. You can walk to the Kondana caves from Kondane and Kharvandi. There is a shortcut to Rajmachi fort from the caves.

How do I get from Kondana caves to Karjat station?

Take a bus or rickshaw from Karjat to Kondivade and then proceed to Kondane or Kharvandi village, as the caves are equally near from both these places. Auto rides and State Transport buses are easily available from Karjat Station. It takes about 40 min to reach the village at the base of the caves.

Is Rajmachi open?

Rajmachi fireflies trek is available from May to June only before the monsoon starts when the fireflies are visible. Rajmachi Fort Maharashtra is one of the most famous forts around the Lonavala Trekking region.

How can I go to Rajmachi fort?

There are two approaches to Rajmachi forts – from Mumbai you can drive upto Kondhane side and do the longer trek (3 – 4 hours) or from Pune/Lonavala you can drive up to Udhewadi village and do the shorter trek (30 – 40 minutes).

How can I go to Rajmachi fort from Mumbai by train?

Lonavala is the nearest railway station to reach the Rajmachi Fort. Lonavala is one of the busiest railway stations as many outstation trains stop here. From Mumbai and Pune, there are many trains available to reach Lonavala. Once you are at Lonavala station you can hire a taxi or private cab to reach Rajmachi Fort.

Where is Kondana situated?

The Kondana Caves are located in the small village of Kondana, 33 km north of Lonavala and 16 km northwest of Karla Caves. This cave group has 16 Buddhist caves….Kondana Caves.

Kondana Caves Kondane Caves
Location Maharashtra, India
Coordinates 18.839291°N 73.384370°ECoordinates:18.839291°N 73.384370°E
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How do I get to garbett plateau?

How to reach Garbett Point Trek from Mumbai/Pune. The cheapest and the convenient way to reach Garbett Point Trek base village (Diksal) is via railways. The nearest railway station is the Bhivpuri Road station which is just a few meters away from the Diksal Village.

Can we visit Rajmachi in December?

Rajmachi in Winter (Nov – Jan) During the winters, the area dries up quite significantly, so you wouldn’t see any waterfalls/streams and neither would the views be that green. However, the temperature is quite comfortable, and since the trails are dry it is much easier to walk them.

How long does it take to climb Rajmachi?

It has a steep climb and takes around 2.5 – 3 hours to reach the fort. And it is all worth it when you reach the final destination. During the Rajmachi fort trek, you will experience immense surrounding natural beauty. You will come across various lush green mountains, glorious waterfalls, green valleys, and whatnot.

How old are Kondana caves?

The Kondana Caves are located in the small village of Kondana, 33 km north of Lonavala and 16 km northwest of Karla Caves. This cave group has 16 Buddhist caves. The caves were excavated in first century B.C. The construction on wooden pattern is notable….Kondana Caves.

Kondana Caves Kondane Caves
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