Sondai fort Trek: all you need to know

Sondai fort trek

Sondai Fort Trek is not a popular fort. Sondai is 9 km from Karjat. It offers beautiful views of Morbe Dam, Prabalgad, Irshalgad, Rajmachi, Songiri Forts and Matheran Mountains. Sondai was used as a watchtower. Sondewadi and Wavarle are the base villages of the Sondai Fortress.

The village of Sondewadi is 1/4 of the way from this fort. There are two water tanks, and if you climb the steps carved out of the rock, you’ll find a statue of the great deity. In addition he has two tanks ready and drinking water.

Waverle is another village with somewhat more difficult access to the fort, through dense forest. From the top, you can enjoy spectacular views of the Matheran Mountains. Green landscapes and even misty peaks during the monsoon!


First day


30:00 pm:

*Meet at Borivali East in Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

(Intermediate pick-up is only possible on the Autobahn)


Dadar TT Circle

6:30 am:

Chembur K Star Shopping Mall

6:45 am:

Vasi station, under the bridge


30:00 pm:

@ Sangdewadi Village


12:00 am:

Start climbing towards the grand castle ruins


12:00 am:

Arrive at the top of Grand Fortress


12:00 am:

start the descent


12:00 am:

Reach the base village


30 pm:

Departure to Mumbai

Arrive in Mumbai around 06:00

12:00 am

Frequently Asked Questions about Sondai Fort Trek

1. What is the grade of Sondai Fort Trek?

The grade level of Murashiro Fort is easier. Hiking for beginners, beginners, amateurs, and the whole family

2. How to get to Fort Sondai from Mumbai? The distance from Mumbai to Songdewadi is 70 km. 2 hours drive from Mumbai

3. Can I drive to Sondai Fort on the Sondewadi site?

Yes, we will provide a location to the base village. You can meet the leader in the base village.

4. Is there food available at Sondai Fort Trek?

No, there are no catering options. But you get to the base village. 6. How long does it take to climb the Sondai Trek Karjat?

Sondai Fort takes an hour to climb, it’s a small hike.

The Sondai Fort Trek is located about 9 km from Karjat in the Raigad district. It was built near the Karjat and Matheran mountains. Talk

Murashiro Castle Ruins was built as a watchtower to monitor the surroundings. It got its name because there is a temple of the goddess of pomp on the top of the mountain. The tree above the temple is considered a temple wall as it has no actual structure.


At 365 metres above sea level, Sondai Fort Trek is a small hill fort trek that looks like a watchtower. The fort lies at the foot of his two villages, Sondewadi and Wavarle. The village of Sondewadi is located on the 1/4 level of the fort.

From the top of Sondai Fort, you can enjoy clear and beautiful views of Morbe Dam, Prabalgad, Songiri, Rajmachi, Irshal Forts and Matheran Mountains. The fort has four water tanks, two of which provide drinking water. At the top of the fort there is also a statue of a arrogant devi, and the steps leading to it are carved out of the rock. The villagers have set up two ladders for easy climbing. To the right of the first ladder he has two fish tanks, and the second ladder goes straight up.

Path of Trek

The SonDai Fort Trek is an easy route and takes about an hour to reach the fort.The trail becomes a bit difficult during the monsoons as the rock steps can be slippery.

 The Sondewadi route is preferred as the Waverley route is somewhat difficult to access as it passes through dense forests.

How to reach

If you are driving from Mumbai, you can use either the Sion-Panvel Expressway or the Eastern Express Highway. From Pune, take the Mumbai-Pune Expressway to reach Khopoli and from there take the Khopoli-Kaljat Road towards Tarawani.

Trains are easier as there are direct trains from Mumbai and Pune to Karjat. To reach the base village of Songdewadi, you can take his seven-passenger rickshaw called Tum Tum or you can also take the ST Bus.

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