Trek and Rappelling at Rajmachi on 25th and 26th December 2010 by Keen Venturers & Trekkers

Height above mean sea level…..2710 feet
Base Village……Kondivade
Difficulty level: Medium
Endurance: Medium
Keen Venturers and Trekkers Takes you to the amazing trek of Rajmachi. Trek for about 2.5hr you would be at the Huge Rajmachi Plateau. The two forts Shrewardhan and Manranjan add a new dimension to the already exciting Rajmachi.  One can see Matheran, lonavala, khandala, Mahuli from the top.
Camp fire & staying in Tent rather conventional bedroom at the huge Rajmachi plateau, as the temperature goes down as much as 12 deg C is an experience mumbaikers always want to experience.
Rappelling down the Manranjan Fort is an amazing experience after the great trek.
Trek schedule:
Day one (25th Dec, 2010):
Time
Activity
8:45
Meeting at Karjat Station
9:00
Introduction and other formalities & start from Karjat to Kondhivade by private Vehicle
10:00
Start Trekking from Kondhivade to Rajmachi
12:30
Reach Rajmachi
13:00
Lunch and Rest at Rajmachi
15:30
Visit and Explore Shrewardhan fort
18:00
Camping at Rajmachi
20:00
Dinner followed by Campfire
22:00
Go to sleep in the allotted Tents
Day 2 (26th Dec, 2010):

Time
Activity
06:00
Wake up
07:00
Breakfast
07:30
Visit Manranjan & rappelling
11:30
Visit the Lake & temple (optional, only for those interested)
12:30
Lunch
13:00
Start Descending down
15:30
Reach Kondhivade Village & start for Karjat by Private vehicle
Trek Fees: Rs 850/-
 Cost includes:
·        Lunch, dinner & Evening tea on sat
·        Breakfast and lunch on Sunday
·        Transportation from Karjat to the base village (Kondhivade) and back
·        Camping at Rajmachi (tent stay)
·        Camp Instructor,
·        Rappelling at Manranjan Fort
·        Guide and other expertise
·        Safety and other equipments required for the trek and Rapelling
Things to be carried:
• Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc
• A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs)
• Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes
TORCH with extra batteries (compulsory)
• Windcheater or sweater
• Good trekking shoes
• Haversack to put all your things; so that your hands are free (avoid sling bags)
• Camera (Optional)
• Medicines that you require usually. (Optional)
• Electral/Tang powder/Glucone-D
• Blankets and Bed sheets for Saturday Night (It’s gonna be really cold at night!!!)
• Slippers or floaters (just to relax your feet before & after the trek) (optional)
Please note:
·        Avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
·        Trek fees does not include extra charges incurred by the participants for extra food, drinks, transportation, lodging, etc. apart from provided by Keen Venturers & Trekkers
·        Drinking and smoking is strictly Prohibited if anyone found doing so would be expelled from the trek then and there.
·        Discipline with respect to time, other participants & organiser has to be Maintained, any kind of misbehaviour will not be tolerated.
·        The given schedule may vary slightly according to the circumstances on the particular day. Participants are expected to follow the above schedule & instructions of the Camp instructor.
·        Participants have to come to Karjat on their own and on time.
·        It is not a picnic; please make sure you have enough knowledge about difficulty levels. No Shortcuts. Instruction and direction of the Camp instructor has to be followed.
Please inform the camp in-charge if you are suffering from any kind of disease, disability or allergies.
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For Registrations and Booking please contact:
# Kanwar: 9619262722 / 9833272744/ 9768955645
Only 20 participants allowed, so please register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Registration will be confirmed only after the advance payment of the trek Fees. Please do not register without going through each and every detail.
Train Time table as recommended by us (please confirm before boarding): S9 Karjat Fast:
Mumbai_CST……………06:47
Byculla……………………..06:55
Dadar……………………….07:03
Kurla…………………………07:11
Ghatkopar………………..07:16
Mulund……………………07:26
Thane……………………….07:30
Dombivili…………………..07:43
Kalyan……………………….07:51
Ambernath……………….08:02
Badlapur…………………..08:10
Karjat……………………….08:44

For pictures of our last few visits to Rajmachi please visit:
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July 2010 http://picasaweb.google.com/keenventurers/RajmachiOn3rdAnd4thJuly?authkey=Gv1sRgCKK-o5L5qo6csQE#  
? http://picasaweb.google.com/kanwar.s.s/RajmachiTrekOn67thMarch2010?authkey=Gv1sRgCOmJiLmT78GNLw# March 2010

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