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
- June: 12th, 19th, 26th
- July: 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
- August: 6th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 27th
- September: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
- Base Village: Rs 699/-
From Mumbai Via Bus:
- 05:00 AM: Report at Borivali national park
- 05:30 AM - 07:30 AM: Pickups from (Malad, Goregaon, Andheri, Bandra, Dadar, Chembur, Vashi, Nerul, Kharghar, Kalamboli McD) - Check the reporting point details given below for timings
- 09:00 AM: Have breakfast on the way
- 09:30 AM: Start our trek to the summit
- 11:30 PM: Reach Sondai Fort
- 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM: Relax and explore the fort
- 01:30 PM: Start descending via the same route
- 03:00 PM: Reach Base Village and Have Lunch
- 04:00 PM: Start your journey to Mumbai
- 10:00 PM: Reach Mumbai
From Karjat Via Cab:
- 08:00 AM: Report to Trekleaders of Team Trekhievers at Karjat Railway Station
- 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)
- Travel from Mumbai by Private Cab as per govt COVID guidelines
- Breakfast & Tea
- Lunch ( Veg Thali )
- Guide Charges.
- Expertise Charges.
- First Aid Charges.
- Forest Entry Charges. (Rs 50)
- 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
Pickup points :
- 05:00 AM: Borivali National park (https://goo.gl/maps/qvxmxjK8Tmn5JgScA)
- 05:35 AM: Samta nagar police station, Kandivali (https://goo.gl/maps/kRgGJ9XvYK3d8FWAA)
- 05:45 AM: Sufi Irani Cafe, Goregaon (https://goo.gl/maps/4ZTNqab65pKPDoNC9)
- 06:00 AM: Hanuman Road Bus Stop Andheri (https://goo.gl/maps/SWKWuGMXSWgajCsSA)
- 06:15 AM: Kalanagar Bust Stop, Bandra (https://goo.gl/maps/jGkGpBZrRto5gRTJ9)
- 06:30 AM: Neeta Volvo, Sion (https://goo.gl/maps/iidWMx1DKGybV9jC9)
- 06:40 AM: Yogi Hotel, Diamond Garden, Chembur (https://goo.gl/maps/KG4HB9VkZkBTrEWp8)
- 07:00 AM: Vashi (under the bridge) (https://goo.gl/maps/3dpGHKPvf49FgJj6A)
- 07:15 AM: Nerul LP (https://goo.gl/maps/tpntbzeYVijHQieF7)
- 07:20 AM: Kharghar station (https://goo.gl/maps/y7hNW9wxMV7tByPr5)
- 07:30 AM: Kalamboli McD (https://goo.gl/maps/F4bqaobJhjcPQ8zK9)
- 08:00 AM: Karjat Railway Station
- 09:00 AM: Base Village
- 05:00 PM: Karjat Railway Station
- 10:00 PM: Borivali National Park
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.
- 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
- 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)
COVID Guidelines :
- Mask and maintaining social distance with others are mandatory throughout the trip.
- Buses will be fully sanitized before use.
- Carrying your own sanitizers, gloves, face shield and mask is compulsory.
- Food will be freshly cooked and packed as per WHO guidelines.
- Seats will be reserved only after Online booking with full payment.
- Fees paid are non-refundable but transferable to another person for the same event.
- The complete schedule of the trek will be given later to registered participants on the WhatsApp group
- Organizers have all the right to modify or change the schedule of the event in case it is required due to and according to any technical, environmental circumstances like govt. rules and regulations, weather, etc
- Organizers hold the right to cancel any event and refund with prior notice to the participants
- We strictly follow a no alcohol, no drugs, and no litter policy.
- 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
- 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
- No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date
- No show No Refund.
- Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
- Event Tickets can be transferred to another person against cancellation.
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- The tour is weather-based and depends on the weather conditions. There may be last-minute cancellations if weather conditions deteriorate.