Description

Short Info:

Type: Hill Fort

Height: 2300 Feet above MSL (Approx)

Date: 1 July 2017

Grade: Tough.

Base Village: Thakurwadi

Region: Panvel

Cost:

Trek Cost: Rs 750/- per head.

Registered Member: Rs 700/- per head.

It includes B/f & T, Lunch (Veg/Non Veg), Expertise charges etc..

Cost not include: - Extra food (Private Orders), Personal Expenditure of any kind, INSURANCE Coverage, Any other charges not specifically mention in “Cost includes”.

 

Get registered with VRangers so you will get benefit every time on cost of the events so please update your details to get unique VRA-ID. (You will receive id within 48 hrs except Sat/Sun via email)

About:

Kalavantin Durg is situated on the northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai-Pune road. One can see from express highway a V-Shaped one. The Left one is KalwantinDurg& right side is Prabalgad.

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, IrshalKarnala, Manikgad, etc can be easily identified.

Tentative schedule:

We’ll be boarding the below train from our nearest local station. Train timings are shared below for convenience.

Panvel Slow Local - CST to PANVEL

06:08 am CST                       06:26 am Vadala Road                     06:37 am Kurla

06:56 am Vashi                     07:05 am Nerul                               07:26 am Panvel

THANE to PANVEL Slow Local

06:19 am Thane                 06:40 am Turbhe                            06:48 am Nerul

06:55 am CBD Belapur         06:59 am Kharghar                          07:10 am Panvel

Meeting Point: Panvel Railway Station at 07:30 am

Itinerary:

07:45 am Move towards Base village via Share-taxi/ Private Transport/Tum-Tum

08:00 am Break for the breakfast, tea and refreshments

09:00 am Reach Base village, freshen up, gear up for the trek

09:15 am Introduction round and brief on rules and regulations to be followed by everyone on the event

11:15 am Reach Prabalmachi, take some rest

11:45 am Start for kalavantin durg

12:45 pm Reach the top, and enjoy the thrill of accomplishment,

01:15 pm Start descend

02:00 pm Reach Prabalmachi, have some rest have lunch

03:00 pm start return journey

04:15 pm Reach base village and move back to panvel station via private transport

05:00 pm Reach Panvel railway station.

Payment Details:

To book your seat please deposit Rs 400/- (non Refundable) in the following. (Please specify your name or those who transfer on behalf of you & trek/Activity/Tour name-mandatory in SMS).

Check List:

(Rain Shower expected so please pack your bags accordingly).

Compulsory items:

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof,approx 3 ltr water, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, if you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid, carry some extra cloths.

Non-compulsory items but helpful:

Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry  mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution. (It’s totally self-responsibility to take care of things.)

Before registering please check: VRangers rules and regulations

For Registration & more details, contact our "Rangers"

Sudhir 9167546547

Ananda 9892219155

 

Registration will be done by phone call only, so if call not received then please sms your name & mail-id.

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