Trek Mates India invites you 700ft valley crossing from Prabalgad Top to Kalavantin & 275 ft rappelling at Kalavantin On 24th-25th Dec'16.
Key Information about actiity
Date :24th-25th Dec 16
Type: Adventure Activity
Height: 2330 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Base Village: Thakurwadi
Valley Crossing: 700 Feet
Rappelling: 275 feet
Prabalgad Fort, also known as Muranjan and Pradhangad, is located between Matheran and Panvel in the Indian state of Maharashtra, at an elevation of 2300 feets in the Western Ghats. It was built on a plateau close to Matheran, but unlike Matheran it does not have a good source of water. It was known as Muranjan until it was taken over and renamed by the Maratha forces under Shivaji Maharaj’s rule. The fort contains a temple to Ganesh and some stone ruins.
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.
Valley Crossing & Rappelling:
We will be covering 2 major adventure activities here.
700 ft valley crossing & 275 ft rappelling. The valley between Prabalgad & Kalavantin Durg is 700 ft wide at the upper side. We will hike upto Prabalgad Top and crossing the entire valley landing right at the top of Kalavantin. Then switching the setup. We will rappel down the Kalavantin pinnacle tilll the base.
The amazing activities takes guts to complete. It call the valor in you for these activities. So get set ready to rock.
Itinerary of the event:
Meeting Point for Mumbai and Pune People: Panvel Railway Station at 6:00 pm (Please check recommended train timing as given below)
Reach Prabalgad Base at 7:30 pm
Start Night Trek Towards Prabalgad Machi
Reach Campsite at 9:00 pm
Dinner . Campfire
Camping in tents , Rest.
Breakfast, Morning 6 am,
Participants will start trek towards Prabalgad 7 am
After finishing valley crossing, reach Campsite
Lunch will be served at 1:30 pm
Reach Panvel by 6:00 pm
Identity proof (must)
A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs) Compulsory
DINNER for the day ( a must )
Full Sleeves Clothes
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits,
A haversack to put all these things
Personal Care stuff, Medicine those if u require usually
A good trekking shoes,
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking.
Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Travelling from Panvel to Panvel
Morning Breakfast & Lunch
Wash rooms & Changing room facilities
Mineral water, Softdrinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusions
Recommended Local Train Timing
CST : 04:35 pm
Kurla : 05:04 pm
Chembur : 05:09 pm
Vashi : 05:23 pm
Nerul : 05:32 pm
Panvel : 05:53 pm