Rajmachi Trek – A Trek to Wonderland

Rajmachi is an awesome place blessed with forts, waterways, and other natural beauties located in the state of Maharashtra, India. Visiting Rajmachi will be a great time in your entire life.

Rajmachi Trek

The trek is a long trek, but amazing with lush abundant greenery, scenes and beautiful waterfalls. It’s a trail through small villages. Definitely, It will be a space to experience their traditional homely foods consisting of different flavours. We get charming views from here, especially in winters. 

Good Time to Spend Here

Every season wishes you different things to experience. Winters are the dry season and give the best visuals of green meadows and pleasant surroundings.

Monsoons makeup the Tungarli lake and waterfalls here. But all days feed you the same peaceful indulgence moods. Summer’s temperature ranges around 21°C to 35°C.

There is a power here that erases all your troubles and worries. So, that’s why I wish you to visit this adorable place once at least in your life.   

Places You Should Visit

Rajmachi forts are the real beauty of this tranquil land, located in the Sahyadri mountains. It placed in the rugged hills, had a perfect plan to build to sustain for long. That’s why it still coming as a reminder of history and efforts. Not get any damages yet. It’s a sign of our culture too.

All these were built by the great Maratha emperor Maharaj Shivaji during the 17th century. It can show a famous trade route in the history pages named Borghat in Maharashtra. The elegance of Shrivardhan Fort and Manoranjan Fort is special among them.

Both are very important due to their twin fortresses characteristics. Nearby, you see a tiny hamlet in the southern part of Manoranjan. That village called Udhewadi has less than fifty houses.

Buddhist caves near the fort, mesmerising valleys of Sahyadri will push you into a wonderland. There is no entry fee to Rajmachi fort. It opens earlier with a warm welcome by sunrise in bleak ambience. You need at least two-three hours to see the whole place. And keep your valuable ID card to get entrance.  

Other places

Apart from forts, we get so many other views to entertain. Tungarli Lake is one among them. It is located at Tungarli village in Sahyadri. The lake helps for irrigation purposes at Rajmachi.

Another place is Valvan lake at Valvan hamlet is an ideal example of beauty which is 10 km away from Lonavala. Best spot carrying numerous authentic waterfalls. You should not forget to capture those things on your camera.

Tiger’s leap valley, Ryewood garden etc are marvellous places to go with family. Kune waterfalls in Lonavala commence from Khandala Ghats is one of the highest waterfalls in the state. All these places have their own historical values and preciousness.            

How to Reach Rajmachi?

We can easily approach here with affordable budget. Not very difficult. 

Lonavala railway station is the most preferable way towards this ancient wonder. Takes around 15 km to reach out. Your destiny is situated in the middle of Mumbai- Pune highway. This helps to connect roadways and railways easily.

From Karjat, you have to go to Kondivade or Kondhane village, the base of Rajmachi trek. Mumbai to Rajmachi and Pune/ Lonavala to Udhewadi base village are two roadway options for you.

Mumbai airport is the nearest airway which connects the area. So, don’t hesitate about travel routes. We have many choices for that.    

Rajmachi is a beautiful mix of natural and artificial creations. This makes the place more special than others. We have a lot of options in Rajmachi. Rajmachi offers adventurous trail routes and at the same time, it grants a place of charming picnic spots.

Mesmerising Pawna lake and Bhushi lake, Paragliding at Kamshet, Bhaja caves in Khandala are the further options to approach you nearby.

So, plan perfectly and list out all these cherishing places. You get a friendly atmosphere, better shelters to stay. I can promise the Accessibility of cheap hotels with good hospitality, safe trekking, and such.

Plan your accordingly. This can be chosen as a weekend destination with friends. So, plan the trip in advance for your coming weekends.

Happy journey!