Description

Trekगुरु : Thrilling One Day Trek to KALAVANTIN DURG

Date : 30 Aug 2015

Feature : Pinnacle with rock cut steps.

Height : 1500ft

Region : Panvel, Thakurwadi

Places To See : Rock cut steps, nearby forts like Prabalgad, Matheran, Chanderi, Haji malang forts.

Grade : Medium - Easy / Thrilling

Cost : Aprx 250 - 350 rs Per Person On Contribution Basis + 100 rs trekगुरु charges

Contact : PRAVIN 9821318848/9821465256

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Dear trekkers,

          Trekगुरु invites you for one day trek at Kalavantin pinnacle on Sunday 30 Aug 2015

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History:

This fort is just opposite to Prabalgad. It is also visible from Mumbai-Pune Expressway. According to stories, the fort was built for a queen named Kalavantin. Steps leading up to the fort have been cut into the rock face of the hill. The Adivasi People of Machi-Prabal village observe the custom of dancing on every Holi (Shimga) Festival at the top of Kalavantin Fort.

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.

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Trek Schedule:

Sun 30 Aug 2015

Meeting point panvel railway station sharp 7.30 am

Than Breakfast near S. T. Depo

After Breakfast we move ahead to Base Village by Pvt Vehicle in next an hour so..

Introduction, instructions and start the trek

Reach the top in 3-4 hrs.

Explore the fort and start descending by 2 pm.

Lunch Break at PrabalMachi

Reach the base till 5 pm.

Start our return journey and Reach Panvel by 6pm.

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Recommended Local Train Timings:

For Harbour Line

Panvel Slow Local

Mumbai CST : 06:00 am

Wadala Road: 06:18 am

Kurla : 06:28 am

Vashi: 06:47 am

Nerul: 06:56 am

Panvel: 07:17 am

For Western Line

Western Line people can connect the above train from

Wadala Road @ 06:18 am

Recommended Local is Andheri Harbour line 05:44 am

Andheri : 05:44 am

Bandra : 05:58 am

Wadala Rd: 06:09 am

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Cost : Aprx 250 - 350 rs Per Person On Contribution Basis + 100 rs trekगुरु charges

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include:

> Panvel – Thakurwadi– Panvel by Tumtum

> Morning Breakfast – Tea -- Lunch (veg)

> Trekगुरु charges

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Things To Be carried:

Identity proof (must)

A bottle of water (atleast 3 Ltrs) (must)

Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes (must)

Binocular, Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional)

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc

Medicine those if u require usually

A good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks

A haversack to put in all the things to be carried...

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To confirm his/her registration needs to deposit advance payment (400rs) into the following bank account (Please write your name in description)

Account Details

Bank Name: BANK OF MAHARASHTRA

Account ID: 20059830445

Account Type: Savings Bank Account

Account name: PRAVIN P. KAMBLE

Branch: BHOIWADA - MUMBAI

IFSC code: MAHB0000563

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Contact detail

Pravin : 9821318848

9821465256

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Do's, Dont's & Facts

- Rains showers are expected, so pack your bags accordingly.

- Pack your stuff with an extra polythene lining to protect the contents from rain. 

- A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking.

- Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.

- check ur railway timings according to ur location.

- Kindly carry 1 Identity proof

- we carry only First aid.

- Cost Not Included Insurance, medical Coverage.

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

- It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking. While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check-up done.

- Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events you are at your own risk.

- All activities & programs carry an amount of risk of injury and you are aware that outdoor activities have an inherent risk of personal injury.

- Organizers are not responsible for any accident, mishap (including death) or compensation in whatsoever manner.

- Trekगुरु  reserves all right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without any prior notice. 

- Smoking and alcohol strictly prohibited.

- Be a group - its not a race.

- NO littering please...we are educated.

- Any adventure activity is a disciplined fun.

- The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

- Read the event itinerary at least once.

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