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TREKSANDTRAILS, INDIA: Karnala fort trek 14 Jan 2016

Weekday trek to Karnala fort near Mumbai - Join Us

Introduction:
Height: 1500 ft
Grade: Easy
Type: Hill Fort
Endurance Level: Simple
Minimum: 05 participants
Maximum: 25 participants
Base Village: Shirdhon
District: Raigad
Region: Near Panvel - Navi Mumbai
Contribution: 700.00

About:
Karnala fort is a hill fort in Raigad district about 13 km from Panvel. Located in within the Karnala Bird Sanctuary. It was a fort of strategic importance. Redeemed with the power struggle of many rulers, Karnala Fort stands as a specimen of the 13th century constructions. The fort was sparingly used by the Karnala rulers including Mudhan and Peshwas until 1818, followed by the British.

Itinerary for all batches:
07:30 Assembly at Panvel Station
07:45 Reach Panvel state transport depot.
09:00 Reach Karnala base by ST bus / Tum-Tum and start trek
11:00 Summit and explore
12:30 Start descend 
17:30 Disperse at Panvel ST depot.

NOTE:
We would be getting back to Panvel Depot at approx 18:30 - subjective
AVOID USING PERFUMES AND DEO ESPECIALLY FOR THIS TREK.

Inclusion:
1 Veg breakfast, Travel from Panvel ST depot – to Karnala fort base – and back to Panvel ST depot by tumtum / ST, Sanctuary entry fee, TreksandTrails, India charges if any.

Exclusion: Emergency Medical evacuations if any required, Insurance and any item/event not mentioned in the inclusion list. Camera fees and Lunch.

TreksandTrails recommends things to carry:
Haversack to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.
Camera (Optional), Electoral Powder or Glucon D powder. Personal medicines. ****** Carry one time meal (Lunch) for the trek.*******

TreksandTrails rules:
Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Please do not carry handbags or Jolas or Sling bags.
Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding. Participation confirmation only via confirmed bank transfer.
TreksandTrails reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact us, please send us a text message.
Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.

How to make a payment: Visit the below mentioned link to make a credit or debit card payment.
http://www.treksandtrails.org/index.php/event-timer/353-weekday-trek-to-karnala-fort
One the payment is done please send us the transaction reference number, participant name, contact number to connect@treksandtrails.org

Cancellation Policy:
50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days piror to the event date
No refund after that. No show No Refund.

Other FAQ for the event:
Route from Pune: Pune - Lonavala - Panvel - Karnala
Route from Mumbai - Mumbai - Sion - Vashi - Panvel - Karnala
Distance from Mumbai: 75 km approx
Distance from Pune: 125 km approx
Total time to climb: 75 minutes
Total Km while climbing: 5Km approx one way

Call for confirmations
Rajesh: +919869629288 / +919768341848
Yahya: +919768143706 / +919970043706

Disclosures on medical conditions and Event Risk Profile:
It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. The cost mentioned above is for Indian citizens ONLY payable in Indian Rupees.
Wear good trekking shoes. Due to the monsoon season and various rock patches in this route, we recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / trekking. Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. is prohibited. 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 accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside. Do not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition. Note, this trek route does not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms.

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