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Kondana Caves Trek

Kondana Caves Trek

Price

799

Duration

Trip Type

Date

Max People

40

Meeting Point

Overview

Use code "MONSOON23" to avail discounts.

Kondana Caves are located in the small village of Kondana. This cave group has 16 Buddhist caves. The caves were excavated in first century B.C. These consist of intricate and delicate carvings of Buddhist architecture.

The beauty of these caves is enhanced in the monsoons by the waterfalls nearby. It is a sight that should not be missed and the water descends from the top of the caves

Difficulty: Easy
Endurance: Low

Major Attractions:

  • Explore the Ancient Buddhists Caves
  • Spend time at the waterfalls
  • A fun trail to hike on
  • Ideal for beginners

Group discounts also available

Included/Excluded

  • Transport from Karjat
  • Breakfast (Veg/Jain)
  • Lunch (Veg/Non-Veg/Jain)
  • Entry Fees
  • Expertise and Guide charges
  • First Aid Certified Trek Leads
  • Anything other than the above-mentioned things
  • Any Personal Expenses

Tour Plan

Day 1

  • 05:46 am - Board 5:46am CSMT-Karjat fast local and get down at Karjat (If you miss the train, you miss the event)
  • 7:45 am – Meet the team at Karjat
  • 08:00 am – Leave for base village in our Local Taxi
  • 08:30 hrs: Reach the base village, have breakfast and prepare for the trek
  • 09:15 hrs: Start the short trek after a brief introduction session
  • 10:30 hrs: Reach the caves and spend some time exploring the area
  • 11:30 hrs: Start towards the base village
  • 12:30 hrs: Reach base village and have lunch
  • 14:00 hrs:Say your goodbyes with a promise to meet again and leave for Karjat in our transfer vehicle.
  • 15:00 pm – Reach Karjat station and catch your train back to Mumbai. This brings us to the end of the trip, or rather just the beginning of your adventures with Wandering Souls

Calendar & Prices

Things to Carry

  • Identity Proof (Mandatory)
  • Bottle of Water (at least 2 litres)
  • Ready to eat food like plum cakes, dry fruits etc.
  • Cap, Camera
  • Good Trekking shoes
  • Face mask & sanitizer
  • Rain coat/ Poncho / Wind cheater please avoid umbrellas
  • Personal care stuff, ORS, medicines which you require usually
  • Put essentials like money, spare clothes in a polythene bag inside the bag
  • Haversack to put all the things in, please do not carry sling bags or jholas

FAQs

What are the train timings?
05:46 am :
 CSMT
05:59 am : Dadar
06:10 am : Ghatkopar
06:25 am : Thane
06:41 am : Dombivali
06:50 am : Kalyan
07:43 am : Karjat

If you miss the train you miss the trek

How will you contact me once I register?
We will be mailing you the details about the trek a day or two before the trek. We will also create a WhatsApp group a day before the trek.

What is the difficulty level of this trek?
Its a easy level trek suited for beginners. Its involves 1 hour of hiking each side.

Will I be able to do this trek? I have not trekked before.
This is a beginners level trek and perfect to start your trekking ourney. We encourage you to come and experience the trek with us. Trekking is not about speed and our representatives will be there to encourage you to complete the trek

What is the age limit for this trek?
The age limit for the trek is 18 years with no upper limit. Participants below the age of 18yrs need to be accompanied by a guardian

Can I come alone?
Yes, many of our participants are solo travellers.

Is it safe for a female solo traveller?
It is completely safe for a female solo traveller as our representatives will be there with you all the time. Moreover, most of our event have 60% female participation.

Can I Bring my Car?
Yes, you can bring your car

Are washrooms available during the trek?
You will not get washrooms during the trek. Washrooms are available at the base village.

Can we smoke or drink alcohol?
Smoking or drinking alcohol is prohibited.

Would I get cellular connectivity?
You will get limited connectivity during the trek.

What type of food will I get?
We will be having breakfast (Veg/Jain) & Lunch (Veg/Jain/Non-Veg) at a Villagers home.

Will I get water during the trek?
You won’t get water during the trek, you need to carry at least 2 litres of water with you

What if I have a medical emergency?
We will carry first aid kit with us. The coordinators will be first aid certified. If the problem increases, we will quickly get you to closest medical attention possible.

What kind of clothing we need to wear?
We recommend you wear full sleeve t-shirt and full pants. Also carry a Raincoat/ wind cheater for the rains. Umbrellas are a strict NO.

Do I need special shoes?
We recommend trekking shoes or good quality sports shoes with firm sole

Disclaimer

  • Basic washroom facility available at base village. It is trekking activity and not a leisure trip so one needs to prepare themselves accordingly
  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery.
  • Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited
  • A planned activity or programs may be cancelled or revised depending on the weather or any other unavoidable circumstances
  • We require atleast 6 participants to conduct the event. In an unlikely case where we don’t get the requisite number of participants, you have an option for FULL Refund or shifting to any other event.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation charge of 15% would be deducted from the booking if cancelled 2 days before the event
  • No refund would be granted if cancelled within 2 days of the event.
  • No refund (Partial or otherwise) will be made if you voluntarily leave or drop out of a trip for any reason after the trip has begun. No refunds will be made for any accommodation, transportation, sightseeing, meals or services not utilized

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