About The Activity
This activity takes you on a tour through the serene hidden landscape of Maharashtra. The fort in Rajmachi can be considered as two forts, one on Shrivardhan and another on Manoranjan, two peaks of Rajmachi. Rajmachi offer a panoromic view of the surrounding region and the konkan plains. Rajmachi is renowned for trekking; one can trek from the Tungarli Lake to Rajmachi through the rocky trek routes. The ancient Kondhavi caves is an interesting part of the Rajmachi trek.
Rajmachi with its two peaks Shrivardhan and Manoranjan, is an ideal destination for trekking. Ruins of forts, waterfalls, temples and the ancient Buddhist caves on the way beacon the trekker through dense forests presenting a mixture of history and nature, which makes Rajmachi a much, sought after trekking destination. Trek to Rajmachi during monsoon is most adventurous and challenging. Udhewadi is the base of Rajmachi fort trek.
Approximate trek duration 4 - 5 hrs.
Rajmachi is one of the famous trek destination in Sahyadri mountains and one of the favorite destination for every trekker and beginners. Fort stands at a height of 2750 feet overlooking the Bhorghat Pass (a major old trade route during Maratha empire). This fort built by Shivaji in 17th century. You can spend lots time over the fort by exploring twin forts “Manaranjan” & “Shrivardhan”. Visit Bhairavnath Temple, Mahadev Temple & Rajmachi lake. There are 2 routes to reach Rajmachi, first from Lonavala and other being Karjat route.