Starting Point : Pune
Route : You can
catch a bus or local from Pune to Lonavla. Between Lonavla
and Khandala (about 3 km from Lonavla station) there is a bifurcation
on the right which leads to Rajmachi. Its about 4-5 hr walk
from there to Rajmachi village. Just before Rajmachi village a
track leads to Manoranjan.
Alternate Route :
Take a bus to Karjat, from there you can catch a bus to
Kondivade. Its at the base of Rajmachi. From there its about 2
1/2 hr steep climb.
is a beautiful and simple trek. Best season for this trek is
from June to September, when the monsoon is at its height. You
can stay in the village or in the cave at Manoranjan. There is
also a temple near the village. There is no need to carry