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Rajmachi

, Maharashtra

  (part of Lonavala region)

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State: Maharashtra
District: Pune
Famous for/as: Trekking
Languages: Marathi, Hindi
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 23-37°C, Winter 13-25°C
Altitude: 822 m
Rajmachi, a picturesque region consisting of two stubborn peaks namely Manaranjan and Shrivardhan, is a magnificent tourist destination in the state of Maharashtra, India. Rajmachi is famed for the fort and is near to the twin hill stations Khandala and Lonavala in Maharashtra. Shrivardhan is the biggest peak with a height of about 3000 feet and Manaranjan has an altitude of 2700 feet. There is a serene plateau between the peaks. Rajmachi has a verdant history as the part of many rulers and invaders of the country. The fort symbolizes the political turmoil Rajmachi witnessed.

The fort in Rajmachi can be considered as two forts, one each in both the peaks. The fort is constructed to have an overview of the konkan region down. Rajmachi is renowned for trekking; one can trek from the Tungarli Lake region to Rajmachi through the breathtaking rocky natural trek routes. The ancient caves known as Kondhavi enclosed by the Rajmachi fort offer a nice view of the ancient creative architecture on rocks.

The location is surrounded by undulated hilly regions and lusting greeneries offered by dense forests surrounding the city. Ulhas River offer a great charm to the city and many tourists like to have a nice bath in the cool and unpolluted river. Many enthusiastic tourists visit Rajmachi to have an enjoyable forest and fort visit. The flora and fauna in the wild regions are highly worthy and one can see many wild life animals in the wild life sanctuary in Rajmachi.

The Rajmachi area is not much explored, but presently many new concrete buildings have already come up and deforestation makes a threat for the flora and fauna of Rajmachi wild forests.
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The Hidden Beauty of Rajmachi

  by Madhav Srinivasan  on Feb 02, 2012
The Rajmachi twin fortresses in their grandeur and elegance lure many tourists to the spot for trekking, sightseeing and seeking solitude amongst peace and serenity...

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Rajmachi is a famous tourist destination in the Indian state of Maharashtra that is located very close to the hill station of Lonavala and the city of Pune. This makes it an easily accessible destination that tourists can swarm to during the holiday season. Travelling to Rajmachi can be easily done by availing the local transport present in the city of Pune. You can easily reach the town of Rajmachi which is located around 20 kilometers away.

Bus


Buses from Pune are available regularly to the town of Rajmachi. Bus fares are relatively cheaper than the other means of transport to Rajmachi, as a bus ticket to Rajmachi will cost you only around Rs 30 to 50. Semi deluxe and deluxe buses are available, and you can choose among them.

Auto Rickshaw


Auto rickshaws also ply from Pune to Rajmachi, and these can be costlier than buses. However, you can travel in a more comfortable way and can make sure that you reach Rajmachi faster. Travelling to Rajmachi through an auto rickshaw will cost you around Rs 200 to 250 through an auto rickshaw. Auto rickshaws in Pune run on meter, however, they run to Rajmachi only on fixed rates, so it is better to negotiate with the driver before boarding one.

Taxi


Taxis can also be taken from the city of Pune, and these will cost you around Rs 15 per kilometer. This is the best mode of travel that you can opt for, although it is quite costly.
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