Trek in Kondana Caves
Trek in Kondana Caves
Trek in Kondana Caves
Trek in Kondana Caves
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Trek in Kondana Caves

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Highlights

  • Take advantage of the Kondana Caves which showcase the traditional way of life of Buddhist adherents and its Caverns are well-known Buddhist caves that were formerly carved out of ancient rock.
  • Experience an attractive waterfall that will be overlooked as you reach the cave and the vast trees surrounding the cave give a wonderful look.
  • Enjoy the scary looks inside the cave as darkness is everywhere but the enjoyment that you will face is fascinating.
  • The cave is the main reason for the happiness of people as along with its beauty it provides a calm and friendly environment.

Overview

Quick Info:

  • Kondana caves trek difficulty level: Easy.
  • Base village Kondana caves: Kondhane.
  • Kondana caves height: 60m above Sea Level (Approx.).
  • The time required climbing Kondana caves: 1 hour (one way).


Kondane Trek Cost:

  • Cost per person without transportation: Rs. 599
  • Cost per person including transportation: Rs. 1199

About the Activity:

  • Kondana Caves are a four cave complex constructed by Buddhist monks at the base of Rajmachi Fort and are capped at a height of about 200ft in Lonavala.
  • Around 6:30 a.m., depart by jeep for Kondivde village through Karjat. By 9:30 a.m., you should be at Kondivde and ready to begin your walk to the Kondana Caves.
  • Reach the summit after a 2-hour enjoyable hike and begin your cave investigation. Spend some time near the waterfalls.
  • Start down to the base settlement after lunch. Arrive in Kondivade at 05:30 PM and take a jeep to Mumbai.
  • Arrive in Mumbai around 7:30 p.m., since here is where your adventure comes to an end.


Jouney Itinerary:

  • Meet at the SGNP main gate in Borivali at 5:10 am.
  • Leave for the walk at 05:15.
  • Pickup begins at the Andheri WEH metro station bus stop at 05:35.
  • Pickup takes place at the Kalanagar bus stop in Bandra at 05:50 in the morning.
  • Pickup begins at the Sion Station Circle at 6:10.
  • Pickup begins at Diamond Garden in Chembur at 6:25 am.
  • Pickup at Vashi underneath the main bridge, close to Vashi Plaza, at 6:45 a.m.
  • Pick up at the McDonald's in Kalamboli at 7:15 am.


Note :

  • Please bring a lunch with you.
  • For this walk, we ask that you wear sturdy hiking boots.
  • Follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines and arrive at base village on time if you are travelling by your own vehicle.
  • You won't receive a refund if you arrive late or are unable to arrive due to the aforementioned problem.

About Kondane Cave:

  • The Karjat-based Kondana Caves showcase the traditional way of life of Buddhist adherents. Kondana Caverns are well-known Buddhist caves that were formerly carved out of ancient rock and these caves contain stupas, viharas, chaityas, and sculptures. Stupas and sculptures are examples of Buddhist architecture from the early periods. 
  • Throughout the year, a large number of visitors and Buddhist devotees visit these old caves. Also, the entrance is dedicated to a stunning waterfall which is very satisfying to look at.


About the Kondane Cave Trek:

  • The four-cave Kondana Cave Complex, which is located near Lonavala and is capped at a height of roughly 200 feet, was built by Buddhist monks at the foot of Rajmachi Fort.
  • You will reach the vae village by 8:30 am and may have your breakfast.
  • After a pleasant two-hour trek, you arrive at the summit and start your cave exploration. 
  • Stay a while close to the waterfalls which promote a feeling of calmness and freedom.
  • Even if there is complete darkness throughout the cave, you should still appreciate the pleasant ambiance inside.
  • Given that it is surrounded by lush, green trees and flowers, the trek route may be very beautiful for those who enjoy nature.

Included

  • One vegetarian breakfast
  • Using a private non-air-conditioned vehicle (with transport option)
  • Charges for Trek Leader Experience

Not Included

  • Travel return to the base village (without transport option)
  • Mineral water, lime water, and other items purchased for personal use.
  • Any additional meals or soft drinks that were requested.
  • Any expense not specifically listed in the cost estimate above.
  • All costs associated with unexpected and unavoidable events like blockages and inclement weather.
  • Any necessary medical or emergency evacuations.

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Additional Info

Know Before you for Trek in Kondana Caves:

  • 2/3 of a liter of water.
  • Appropriate face shield or mask.
  • Sanitizer is needed.
  • lunch in a pack for the Trek.
  • Trekking On a hike, shoes offer additional comfort and traction.
  • 20 to 30 liters for a daypack.
  • A good flashlight needs an extra battery.
  • A few dried fruits, dried snacks, and energy bars.
  • sachets of Glucon D, ORS, Tang, and Gatorade.
  • Sunscreen and a sun hat.
  • Personal medical care and first aid.
  • Identity Validation.
  • Please protect yourself from the summer sun, thorns, insects, and prickles by wearing full sleeves and full track pants.
  • Pack your bags appropriately to prevent them from getting wet because rain is forecast.
  • Put your valuables and cell phones in plastic bags twice.
  • If you don't want to get wet, wear rain gear such as a poncho or waterproof jacket.

How To Reach

locationLonavala,Maharashtra

By Air:The nearest airport is Lohegaon Airport(PNQ), Pune. You can hire a cab from there to reach the location.

By Road:The best mode to reach Lonavala is by road. You can board a bus or a taxi from Mumbai, Thane, Pune to reach Lonavala. One can travel without any problem.

By Train:As Lonavala Railway Station(LNL) is situated between the Mumbai-Pune railway line, Lonavala is well connected to all the major trains that run from Mumbai to Pune.

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