Treks and Trails India - Trek to Peb Fort - Vikatgad - 03 July 2016


Event Details

Trek to Peb Fort - Vikatgad - 3 Jul 2016.

Difficulty Level: Medium level

Endurance Level: High

Food Arrangement: Carry bottled Water and Packed lunch for Trek to Peb 

Height: 1564 feet approx.

Region: Matheran

Total time required for climbing: 3 hours approx.

Total distance for climbing: 7 km one way approx.

Minimum participants required: 10

Maximum participants: 50

Trek Leader: Rajesh Mhaddalkar

           Duration: 1 Day

           Cost App: Rs 500.00

About:Peb (Vikatgad)

Fort Peb is situated on northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai - Pune road, at a distance of 3-4 km on west side of Neral. This is the most beautiful one-day trek. But there is a dense forest on the way to the fort Peb. The fort is also named as ‘Vikatgad’. Historical references clearly indicate that ShivajiMaharaj used the caves on the fort as silos for grain storage.

How to reach Neral?

Mumbai CST 05:18
Dadar 05:36
Thane 06:14
Dombivili 06:36
Kalyan 06:46
Neral 07:20


Event Itinerary

07:20 Report at Neral railway station

08:00 Introduction, breakfast in Neral

08:30 Start trek towards Peb Fort,

11:00 Reach on top of Peb Fort.

12:30 Lunch on Peb Fort, rest, photography.

14:30 Start descending from Peb Fort

18:00 Reach Neral

18:00 Disperse at Neral Railway Station


Transportation from Matheran road to Neral, light morning breakfast, evening tea, Treks and Trails charges if any.


All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered. Insurance, tips, Porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc. Any kind of personal expenses. Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above. All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like road blocks, bad weather. Lunch on day one not included. 

How to register for Trek to Peb (Vikatgad) - 3th June 2016?

For registration and confirmation transfer Rs. 500.00 per person in the given a/c
State Bank of India Account No: 32248535175
In the Name of Mr. Rajesh Mhaddalkar
Account: Savings
IFSC Code: SBIN0014771
Once payment is done, please send an email to with Transaction ID, Participant Name, email ID, mobile phone number, emergency contact number.

Sarfaraz 9619095743
Rajesh Mhaddalkar +919869629288 / +919768341848 (Trek Leader)

Things to carry

Haversack to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts. Extra Pair of clothes. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc. Electoral or GluconD powder. Personal medicines. Sun protection cap, goggles, some ready to eat food like plumb cake, biscuit, fruits. Torch with spare set of batteries, Light weight towel. Extra set of clothes. A sweater *** LUNCH for day one ***


Treks and Trails India rules

Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.

Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.

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. Please do not carry handbags or jholas or sling bags.


What to wear for this trek?
Cotton t-shirts, full sleeves recommended. Full-length trousers or track pants. Wear dry fit if possible. Dark and dull coloured clothes.Rain cheater (Optional) for those who don't want to get wet. 

Cancellation Policy:
50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date
No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
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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.

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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