Dear Friends.

"Swachhand Bhatkanti ”have organised Trek to "Kalavantin Durg" Near Panvel Dt. 26.06.2016

Duration:  Sunday Dated 26th June,2016

Meeting point:  Near Hotel Shri Datta Near Panvel S.T Bus Depot at 08.00 am

Mode of Transport:  Local Transport


About the Trek:

Type: Hill Fort      Grade: Medium     Height: 2330 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Base Village: Thakurwadi                   Region: Panvel-Matheran

Kalavantin Durg is situated on northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai-Pune road. Can see it from express highway a V-Shaped one. The Left one is Kalwantin Durg & right side is Prabalgad.The fort top commands an excellent view of the surroundings with Prabal in the front. Matheran, Chanderi, Shrimallang, Irshal Karnala, Manikgad, etc can be easily identified. Kalavantin durg is a adjoining hill (pinnacle) to Prabalgad.


The tentative itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

Meeting Point: Near Hotel Shri Datta at Panvel S.T Bus Depot at 08.00 am  

Breakfast and reach the base village through Local Transport Auto/Bus etc.

Round of Introduction, instructions and start the trek.

Reach the top in 3-4 hrs,   Lunch break.

Explore the fort and start descending

Reach the base till 05.00 pm.

Start return journey and reach Mumbai by 09.00 pm tentatively.


*** Cost for Trek:  Rs. 400/- Per person

Cost Inclusions:    * Panvel to Panvel Transportation by Local Transport ( Bus/ Jeep etc.)

 * Tea, Breakfast, Snacks & LUNCH,  First Aid during the Trek

 * Expertise charges

Cost Exclusions:   * * Personal orders of food, cold drinks etc  & any other personal expenses

** Before registering please check Swachhand’s Rules & Regulations as below


For Details & Registration Contact our members at:

Pravin Ghude  9920404522,

Rushikesh Sakhare 9967686828,

Email: -,


Things To be Carried Alongwith:
● Identity Card - Must   

● A haversack to put in all the things to be carried so that one has one hands free while walking   

● Some ready to eat food, 

● Water bottle 02 Liters,

● Polythene bag for your garbage,

● if you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid,

● Comfortable shoes, sandals,

● 2-3 bunch of News-papers,

● Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes 

● Camera – Optional …

Note: Heavy rains are expected so please double pack your bags /valuables to save them to getting wet


General Rules / Instructions for the participants whoever join the Trek:-

v Kindly carry Identity proof for the trek.

v Anyone above 12 years can join the Trek. All children under 18 years old must also be accompanied by an adult / Parents

v Please book your seat (name) well in advance and reconfirm the time and date on the day of departure on phone because program may change due to unavoidable circumstances.

v Each participant shall carry things as per (Please read Things to Carry) for every trek.

v The leader’s decision will be final and all the members should abide by it. Trek leaders have the authority to alter/modify the program/route without intimation.

v The participants are advised not to wander off from the trail. Always listen to leaders for instructions and stay with the entire group throughout.

v We all are committed to keep the trail clean and urges all participants to help the cause by not littering during the trek. Keep all the waste with you and even if you find some waste, collect it and deposit at the base village at the end of the trek. Do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments.

v We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside.

v Any kind of addiction is strictly prohibited, ex. Smoking, drinking etc.

v Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelry etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.


 Safety is our prime concern and we don't make compromises for the same.

v Please read above Instructions/ rules and regulations.  We all are bound by the same.

v Print and leave a copy of this mail specially Telephone Nos. at home, with a friend or relative in case of Emergency.

v People with heart conditions, knee problems, severe asthma or pregnant should not participate in TREKS.  Participants should inform the leaders if they suffer from any illness, heart ailments, blood pressure, asthma etc. If the leaders are not informed and any untoward incident takes place, neither the leaders not Swachhand Team will be held responsible.

v Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any mishaps/accidents during the program. Or any compensation in whatsoever manner.

v If your friends/relatives coming with you on the trek please do inform them about the trek Rules above. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition, please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR, There will be ample of enjoyment but not at the cost of discipline.


Thanks and Regards,


Swachhand Bhatkanti

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