About the Location:
The pride of the Sahyadri Ranges, the trail you embark on for the Rajmachi Trek towards the Fort makes for an excellent trek in Maharashtra! Encompassed by unparalleled natural charm, it is no big surprise that it draws in trekking lovers to scale its grand statures every season. In the reign of the Marathas, it came to be utilized as a vantage point for the trade routes of Mumbai.
The post of Rajmachi is reinforced by the twin structures of Shrivardhan and Manaranjan fortresses. The beauty of this bastion genuinely comes alive amid the rains, making it a gem of a trekking and adventure hotspot!
About the Activity:
A novel way to explore the surroundings whilst on the Rajmachi Fort trek, this adventure activity will take you around its beautiful landscapes on a bicycle as well as on foot. Beginning at Pune the bike trail commences at the predefined meeting point and continues up to Rajmachi, from where you can hike up to the Shrivardhan Fortress where the natural bounty plays its wonderful slideshow of beauty!
From thereon, embark on a trekking trail, up to the summit which will open up a vista of scenic beauty! Stay in the calm envelops of the night and let the stillness lull you to a calm sleep.
Ride from the Rajmachi Fort to Lonavala before resting with some snacks. Lonavala to Dehu Road is again a biking trail which continues right up to Pune, marking the conclusion of the Rajmachi Fort Trek and biking adventure.
Timings: 06:30 AM on Day 01 to 04:00 PM on Day 02
**Note: If customers do not own a cycle,we can connect you to the vendor and arrangements can be made.
Day 1 - Departure from Pune,
Biking from Pune to Rajmachi, Trek Srivardhan, Camping
Day Details Your adventurous activity begins as you meet your group at around 0630 AM and depart on the ride towards Dehu Road. After a brief stopover for tea and breakfast, re-join the trail that will take to Lonavala between 0845-1100AM. Relax a little with snacks and continue pedalling your way till Rajmachi which also has some exciting off-roading; expect to reach Rajmachi by around 0130PM.
Post lunch at around 0130-0230PM, settle down in a tent/homestays and after a quick tea break by around 0330PM, start hiking towards the Srivardhan Fort. Returning from this exciting hike; around 0630PM, relish over some energising soup and have a gala time with the other group members. After dinner is served at around 0800PM, call it your day and retire for a peaceful slumber by around 1000PM.
Day 2 - Departure from Rajmachi to Pune
Riding, Activity Ends Here
Wake up fresh and early and welcome a beautiful sunrise early at 0600 AM. Have a refreshing tea amidst stunning natural beauty and relish a breakfast. Prepare for the return journey from the Rajmachi Trek and embark on the ride to Lonavala at around 0800AM. Stop over for some snacks at Lonavala; by 1100AM, before continuing the ride till Dehu Road. Take abreak and relax with some lunch and embark on the last leg of the journey which will take you back to Pune by0400 in the evening.
All meals as mentioned in the details
Back up and support vehicle
All accommodations as mentioned in the details
All professional expenses of experts and trek leaders
All administrative expenses
Things To Carry
Rucksack with comfortable clothes
Water bottle for the activity
Swiss knife (If available)
Cap/Hat and sunglasses
Trekking shoes of good quality
Extra pair of Chappals/ Sandals
Personal medications and sun screen
Cycling helmet and gloves
Cycling puncture kit and extra tube
Cycling tool kit
Pay heed to the instructions of the group leaders
Exercise self-discipline and keep the surrounding areas clean
Ethical behaviour is highly encouraged
Kindly follow the safety guidelines
Stick to the decided roads and traffic rules
Cars can also accompany the trail
Though there won’t be a back-up vehicle for support, the group or expedition leaders will do their best to overcome any mishaps on the way.
If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.
The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15