Event Tag: Trikon #449
Event Name: Vikatgad Monsoon Trek
Event Date: Sunday, 2nd July 2017
Event Cost: Rs. 750/- per pax
Total Seats: 35
Base Village: Neral
Height: 2,100 ft
Approximate Duration: 5-6 Hours of Ascend
The Vikatgad fort once served as silos for storing grains under the rule of Shivaji Maharaj. Now, it holds adventure, scenic viewpoints and loads of fun for thrill seeking trekkers. One can also spot the famous hillstation--Matheran from here and a ridge that connects the two. Other famous peaks and forts such as Irshaal, Prabalgad and Malanggad can also be spotted. This fort is also known as Peb, with the name derived from Goddess Pebi.
Experience the thrill of a monsoon Trek
Witness the beauty of the fort and the glory of nature
Enjoy a panoramic view of the Sahyadris.
Explore and learn its significance in history
The fort lies in the Matheran range itself and is adjacent to Matheran. It is an easy trek, with the slightly difficult parts being the small rock patch and a ladder.
08.00 am : Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Neral Station
08.30 am : Have breakfast and a round of Introduction
09:45 am : Move towards the Base Village by Local Transport
10.00 am : Start the trek
01.30 pm : Reach the top
02.30 pm : Have lunch
03.30 pm : March towards the Dasturi Naka , Matheran
05.00 pm : Reach Dasturinaka and leave for Neral
05.30 pm : Evening Snacks at Neral
06.30 pm : Catch Local train to Mumbai CST from Neral
CST – Karjat Fast Local
CST – 06:10 am
Byculla – 06:18 am
Dadar – 06:24 am
Kurla – 06:31 am
Ghatkopar – 6:35 am
Thane – 6:50 am
Dombivali – 7:02 am
Kalyan – 7:10 am
Neral - 07:44 am
Local Transport traveling from Neral to Neral
Food: Breakfast & Evening Snacks
Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges
Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
Things to Carry
2 ltrs water
Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & biscuits
Extra pair of clothes
Clean napkin or towel
Rain coat/ Poncho / Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
Please carry personal medicines if any
Important Information: Dear Trikoners, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.
Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
Please take return ticket till Neral
Board the second last compartment from Karjat side which is the second one from CST side.
Missing the train means missing the trek, no refunds would be entertained by Travel Trikon
Monsoon Safety Measures
Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing
Wear shoes with good grips
Use repellents to keep bugs away
Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.
Do not stray away from your group during the trek
Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.
Modes Of Payment: You have an option to pay Rs. 750 to book a seat now.
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Account ID: 698505600192
Account Type: Current Account
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