Sondai Fort Monsoon Trek

Event Name: Sondai Fort Monsoon Trek
Event Date: Sunday, 18th August 2019
Event Cost: Rs. 749/- per pax
Total Seats: 30
Location: Karjat
Base Village: Sonewadi and Vavarle
Height: 1,200 ft
Grade: Moderate
Approximate Duration: 2-3 hrs of Ascend

Sondai fort is a hidden beauty of Karjat. It is not a popular destination but it will blow your mind for sure! This Fort is a part of the Matheran range. From Sonewadi base village it takes 15-20 mins to reach the plateau. 2 adjoined cisterns reserve water. We can have a view of Gavari hill from here. After climbing the carved stairs one can see dried cistern also on the right side a ladder is available to ascend. As the place is believed to be sacred due to the Sondai temple one must take off their shoes and continue their trek. After climbing the rock patch one can see 2 cisterns in which one huge pillar stands tall. The top view gives a splendid view of the Matheran Mountain range. Green landscapes and even foggy pinnacle during the monsoon!

Major Attractions
3-4 Cisterns which hold water.
Sondai Devi Statue and 2-3 carved idols which are kept under a tree.
Morbe Dam which gives an amazing view during monsoons.
The breath-taking view of Vavarle Dam holding the monsoon rain water.

About
Sondai fort may be not known much. But its uniqueness will have you star struck! This fulfilling fort gives you a glimpse of heaven just like it did many years back. This is fort is many years old. This fort served as a tower for keeping a watch eve the vicinity. Yes! The history of this fort that this mighty fort was a watchtower before!

Detailed Itinerary
Time Activity
Sunday, 18th August 2019
08.10 am : Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Karjat Station
08.30 am : Have breakfast and a round of Introduction
09:30 am : Move towards the Base Village by Local Transport
10.00 am : Start the trek
12.00 pm: Reach the top
01.30 pm: Have lunch
03.30 pm: Start Descend
05.00 pm: Reach Base Village
05.30 pm: Evening Snacks at Base Village
07.00 pm: Reach Karjat Station
07.30 pm: Catch Local train to Mumbai CST
09.30 pm: Reach Mumbai

Train Timing
CST – Karjat Fast Local
CST – 06:10 am
Byculla – 06:18 am
Dadar – 06:24 am
Kurla – 06:31 am
Ghatkopar – 06:35 am
Thane – 06:49 am
Dombivali – 07:02 am
Kalyan – 07:13 am
Karjat - 08:05 am

Inclusions
Local Transport traveling from Karjat to Karjat
Food: Breakfast & Evening Snacks
Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges

Exclusions
Train Travelling 
Lunch 
Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
Anything other than above-mentioned inclusion

Things to Carry
Identity Card
Lunch
2 ltrs water
Lunch
Trekking Shoes
Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & biscuits
Extra pair of clothes
Clean napkin or towel
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
Camera (optional)
Please carry personal medicines if any
Hand Sanitizer 

 

 

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EVENT DETAILS

  • Start Date: August 18, 2019 08:00:00
  • End Date: August 18, 2019 16:00:00
  • Type: Paid
  • Location: Mumbai
  • Category: Camping
  • Organizer : Trek and Trails India
  • Address: Sondai Fort Sondewadi, Maharashtra 410102, India

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