Location: Lonavla Region, Maharashtra
Maximum Height: 3200 ft.
Difficulty Rating: Difficulty
Best time to Visit: Winters and Rainy Season
WHAT TO SEE DURING TREK?
Rajmachi (Udhewadi) is really a little town within the durable hills associated with Sahyadri within Indian. You will find 2 castles which are constructed through Chief Shivaji throughout seventeenth millennium.
Rajmachi Fort is a popular trekking destination. It is a very famous fort located near two famous hills of Maharashtra, Lonavala and Khanadala.
It is about 15 km treking distance from Lonavala.
Historically, Rajmachi fort was a strategic fort to control Borghat(ghat between Khopoli and Khandala on Mumbai-Pune route) which was a historical trade route. Rajmachi can be reached by 2 ways, the tough route is from Kondivade village near Karjat and it involves climb-up of about 2000 feet. In rainy season this region all the more beautiful with silvery water falls, streams and lust green forests and meadows.
Rajmachi consists of two citadels (Balekilla)
One might even see the caves, old temples and monuments on the way to the top which is another 40 minutes from the village Rajmachi. One can even observe the wonderful reflection of Rajmachi(Shrivardhan) in the pond in the Rajmachi village. Also try to see the Kondane Caves which are about one hour distant from Kondivde and away from the main path to Rajmachi.
Wrecks associated with castles, drinking water drops, wats or temples and also the historic Buddhist caverns along the way bright spot the actual trekker via thick jungles showcasing a combination of background character that makes Rajmachi an extremely desired going location.
By Air: Nearest Airport: Pune Airport, 62 km away, By Rail: Nearest Railway Station: Lonavala Station and from there take the taxi, By Road: Take taxi or bus from Pune to Lonavala.