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More of a Short Hike than a Trek; Kondhane caves is located on the famous trekking route that takes one up to Rajmachi fort. The Buddhist cave carved out of the rock is an imposing & beautiful structure that is worth exploring


The easy undulating trail combined with the walk through dense forest with abundant waterfalls makes this an enjoyable day outing during the monsoons.

Join  Canvas N Chrome as we hop, skip, & jump across this easy trail while enjoying the rain and waterfalls on the way to Kondhane!




Detailed Itinerary: July 28, 2018


  • Canvas N Chrome Team will be boarding the 06.24 a.m Karjat Fast Train from Dadar - Central Railways

* Halts for Karjat Fast Local from CST - 06.10 / Byculla - 06.18 / Dadar - 06.24 / Kurla - 06.30 / Ghatkopar - 06.35 / Thane - 06.50 / Dombivali - 07.02 / Kalyan  - 07.10 to Karjat (~1.5hrs)

  • Meet at Karjat Station at 07.45 a.m.
    * Feel Free to Ride/Drive to Karjat & Join for the Trek if Train is not your preferred transport medium

  • Walk to the Rickshaw stand (~0.25hrs)

  • Drive to base point (~0.5hrs)

  • Breakfast followed by Route & Safety Briefing (~1.0hrs)

  • Trek to Kondhane Caves (~1.5hrs)

  • Explore the Caves, Frolick in the Waterfalls & Take in the Views (~1.5hrs)

  • Hike down to base village for Lunch

  • Rickshaw to Karjat post lunch

  • We will target reaching back in Mumbai by 06.45 pm 



 Important Notes:


  • The Hike/Trek to Kondhane caves is graded as Easy because of an easy trail which leads up to the caves; Endurance grade is Easy as it takes not more than 1.5hrs to get to the caves.

  • Wearing full clothes (Track pants + Full sleeve Shirt/Tshirt) is advisable – Prevents cuts & bruises while walking through the forest & also protects from insect bites.

  • Track pants advisable – Jeans can get uncomfortable on treks & also tend to soak & retain water if it rains, avoid as far as possible

  • Trekking/Sports shoes advisable – Covered feet provide safety from stubbing your toes on rocks, etc and also from insect/snake bite.

  • Extra Floaters/Footwear advisable – Sports shoes tend to open up/tear during treks through rain & having an extra pair of floaters helps.

  • A sturdy & comfortable haversack advisable – To stock all the gear & keep hands free while hiking.

  • Packing of all essentials in polythene advisable – To protect from getting wet in the rain.

  • A good torch is compulsory – In case of Emergency

  • 2 liters of water is compulsory – Drinking water is only available in a rock cut water tank.

  • Dry Snacks like Chocolate Bars & Dry Fruits are recommended - Can come in handy in case of emergency


Our Belief System:


  • Possession and/or consumption of Alcohol will not be permitted & flouting of this basic rule will lead to immediate expulsion from the group.

  • Smoking will only be permitted after consultation with the Leader and the person will have to move away from the group to smoke. Smoking will only be permitted while we stop at a clearing and not otherwise.

  • The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

  • Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.

  • Please do not wear any jewelry or gold chains/rings.

  • Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “Leave only footprints, Take back only memories”




** We strive to provide the best of services & adhere to the planned tour program, However the Program can be subject to change **




  • An Easy Trek that can be enjoyable for all (Children included)

  • Drive along the green tree-lined road leading to the base of the trek

  • Rummage through History with a visit to a beautiful caves

  • Explore the nature trail and see the lovely flora and fauna of the area.

  • Take in the views from the top of the caves & enjoy the beauty of Monsoons

  • Medium Group size


Trip Date: July 28, 2018


Cost: Rs. 700 per person


Group Size : 30 explorers maximum






  • Registrations will be confirmed on first come first served basis upon receipt of full payment.

  • The trek will be conducted subject to minimum number of 10 registrations.



Cost inclusions


  • Karjat to Kondhane base and back by Auto

  • Simple homemade Veg breakfast and Lunch 

  • All Expertise and Guide Charges


Cost exclusions


  • Train Tickets or any travel cost from Mumbai to Karjat & back

  • Packaged Water, Cold drinks, Snacks during Travel or Trek.

  • Anything other than that mentioned in the inclusions above




To register, please get in touch with us on:




Rohit Nayak: (+91) - 961 901 7717


or send us a message via the 'contact us' box at the end of the page.


To register for the trip, please download the registration form here , fill it, save a copy and mail it to us on the above email.



Payment details will be communicated upon receipt of registration request and registration will be confirmed upon receipt of full payment.

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