Overview

Sondai Fort  Trek Information:

  • Sondai Fort Height: 365 m
  • Sondai Fort Trail: Fort Trail
  • Sondai Fort Trek Difficulty: Easy
  • Sondai Fort Trek Endurance: Easy-Moderate
  • Sondai Fort Trek Length: 2 Hrs
  • Sondai Fort Trek Location: Sondewadi
  • Sondai Fort Trek Best Time: June to August
  • Sondai Fort Distance from Mumbai: 70 km
  • Sondai Fort Distance from Pune: 107 km

Batches : 

  • June: 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30.
  • July: 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28
  • August: 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31.
  • September: 1, 6, 7, 8. 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
  • October: 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27

Note: We need a minimum of 11 people to operate Friday and Saturday batches, if not then it will be shifted to the Sunday batch.


Event Fees:

  • Mumbai: 1300/- 
  • Pune: 1300/-
  • Karjat: 899/-
  • Base Village: 699/-
1 Day 26 Jul, 27 Jul, 28 Jul, and more Borgaon Kh., Maharashtra
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Itinerary

From Mumbai: (Via Bus Transport)

  • Batch 1- SaturdaY 05:00 AM  to Saturday 09:00 PM
  • Batch 2- Sunday 05:00 AM  to Sunday 09:00 PM

Day 1

From Pune: (Via Bus Transport)

  • Batch 1- Saturday 05:00 AM  to Saturday 09:00 PM
  • Batch 2- Sunday 05:00 AM  to Sunday 09:00 PM

Day 1

  • 05:00 AM: Report to The Trekleaders at Fergusson College Main Gate, FC Road.  (https://goo.gl/maps/53XNsyDPwcSVReZW9
  • 05:20 AM: Bremen Chowk, Shivneri Bus Stop
  • 05:30 AM: Pickups from Wakad-Hinjewadi Flyover (Near Sukhwani Indian Oil Petrol Pump)  (https://goo.gl/maps/bwg9SECAAx7JRXPG9)
  • 09:00 AM: Reach Base Village and Have Breakfast 
  • 10:00 AM: Start our trek to the summit. we will take haults at some points to enjoy the beautiful views and click pictures.
  • 12:30 PM: Reach at Top of the Fort
  • 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM: Relax and explore the fort
  • 01:00 PM: Start descending via the same route
  • 02:00 PM: Reach Base Village, Get freshen up
  • 03:00 PM: Have Lunch 
  • 04:30 PM: Start your journey to Pune
  • 09:00 PM: Reach Pune

From Karjat Via Cab:

  • 08:00 AM: Report to Trekleaders of Team Trekhievers at Karjat Railway Station. Take cab towards base Village.
  • 08:30 AM: Reach base village, get relaxed, and have Breakfast
  • 09:30 AM: Start our trek to the summit post briefing and instructions by Trek Leaders
  • 11:30 AM: Reach Sondai Fort top
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Relax and explore the fort, have snacks
  • 12:30 PM: Start descending via the same route
  • 02:00 PM: Reach Base Village
  • 02:30 PM: Have Lunch 
  • 03:30 PM: Depart for Karjat Railway Station
  • 04:30 PM: Reach Karjat Railway Station (Return time depends upon groups speed and traffic conditions)

Inclusion :

  • Travel from Mumbai/ Pune by Private Bus as per govt COVID guidelines
  • Travel from Karjat by Private Cab as per govt COVID guidelines
  • Breakfast & Tea
  • Lunch ( Veg Thali )
  • Forest entry charges
  • Guide Charges.
  • Expertise Charges. 
  • First Aid Charges.

Exclusion :

  • Travel till pickup points
  • GST (5%)
  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered
  • Any kind of personal expenses
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the inclusions above
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required
  • Insurance

Pickup points :

Mumbai :

Pune:

Karjat:

  • 08:00 AM: Karjat Railway Station
  • 09:00 AM: Base Village

Return Arrival:

  • Mumbai: 09:00 PM - Borivali National Park
  • Pune: 09:00 PM -  Fergusson College Main Gate 
  • Karjat: 04:30 PM - Lonavala Railway station

Return time is subjective to the speed of the group, traffic in return, or any unwanted situation beyond our control and can be delayed. Please inform your family members accordingly. 


Things to carry:

(Highly Required and Mandatory Things)

  • ID proof
  • backpack (waterproof or covered with waterproof cover) 
  • trekking shoes or any sports shoes with a Good grip
  • Trekking pants (compulsory), 2 T-Shirts (Preferably full sleeves or Half T-shirt with sleeves), Raincoat/ waterproof jacket/ windcheater, Handnapkin/Towel, etc
  • Water 2-3 liters.
  • Ready-to-eat food like plum cakes, Dry fruits, dry snacks and biscuits, Chikki, chocolate bars, etc.
  • Torch 
  • Personal Medicines and Personal First aid 

(Required but Optional Things)

  • To change after trekking - Facewash, Extra pants/ shorts, Extra T-shirt, sleeper/ floaters, an extra bag to carry your trekking shoes, innerwear, etc
  • Sweater For bus journey
  • Electoral or Glucose D powder. 
  • Portable Phone Charger, Earphones, etc.
  • Sun protection cap, sunglasses, Sunscreen lotion, toothbrush-toothpaste, etc
  • Proper face mask or shield 
  • Sanitizer 
  • Extra Pair of clothes.

(Note: Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant,  this will protect your body and skin from Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles, etc)

Pickup point
Sondai Fort Trek Start Point, Borgaon Kh., Maharashtra, India View on Map