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Adventure is out there very next to your own city and you shouldn’t miss it !!  Explore Peb Fort / Vikatgad this monsoon, the fort with historical references from the era of Shivaji Maharaj. As you walk through the dense forest enroute waterfalls, ladders & rock patches to reach the caves. Spend some peaceful time in meditation caverns, which are underground. As you further ascend to the bastion of the fort you witness the mountain of Matheran with a  clear view of the ridge connecting mountains of Matheran and Peb, pinnacles of Navara-Navari, Bhatoba and Irshaal, along with forts of Chanderi, Prabalgad and Malanggad and also Nakhind. Fill your souls with the serene beauty next door before you get back to the city.

 

Brief Information About Vikatgad

Type: Hill Fort
Grade: Easy
Height: 2200 Feet above MSL (Approx)
District: Raigad
Region: Karjat
Base Village: Maldunge

Fort Peb is situated on northeast side of Panvel, which is easily accessible from Mumbai-Pune road or Neral-Matheran Route. This is the most beautiful one-day trek, there is a dense forest on the way to the fort Peb. The fort is also named as ‘VikatGad’. Historical references clearly indicate that Shivaji Maharaj used the caves on the fort as silos for grain storage.

 

Itinerary :-


Sunday, 18th June 2017

  • Start the Journey with CSTM-Karjat train, which is schedule at 06:10 Hrs from CST will drop us at Neral stn around 07:44 Hrs
  • Participants can board train from respective stn convenient to them. Train time are as follow
  • Mumbai CST 6:10 Hrs | Byculla 6:18 Hrs| Dadar 6:24 Hrs | Kurla 6:31 Hrs| Ghatkopar 6:35 Hrs | Thane 6:50 Hrs | Dombivili 7:02 Hrs| Kalyan 7:10 Hrs | Neral 7:44 am
  • Assemble at Neral Railway Station, Have Breakfast & Proceed to Vikatgad. Enjoy the scenic view en-route. Reach top & see panoramic view.
  • Explore fort & have packed lunch (Self carried)
  • Proceed to Matheran, catch Taxi from dasturi naka to reach Neral.
  • We will Reach Neral by 18:00 Hrs & board train to Mumbai.

 

Things to be carried: -

  • A Water Bottle (~2-3 Ltrs)
  • Lunch for day
  • Xerox of ID proof (Must in waterproof case)
  • Camera, Cell Phone (at owners risk)
  • Wind cheater , rain coat
  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
  • Some ready to eat and ready to share food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
  • Medicine those if you require usually (Optional)
  • Extra Pair of clothes,
  • extra pair of shoes or floaters if possible
  • A haversack to put all these things

 

Inclusions:

·       Transportation from Matheran to Neral

·       Breakfast & Evening Refreshment

·       Wild Rangers Expertise

 

Exclusions:

  • Lunch for day
  • Train fare
  • Personal expenses like Mineral water, cold drinks etc.
  • Anything which is not mention in inclusion

 

 
Trek Fees INR 600.00 Per Person

Registration & Payment Details:
Registration and Payment Details: For Registration one needs to call and SMS us Name and Email Addresses of participant along with alternate contact number, to any of the coordinator mention in below contact and transfer payment of INR  600.00 in the account details mentioned below.
 

 

For Further information & Registration Call : 
ROSHAN DALVI :- 9028271859 / 8007857825
MAYYUR PHADALE :- 8080304123

For Online Fund Transfer:
Account Details:
A/C Name:- Mayur Phadale
A/C Number:- 643801505651
IFSC Code:- ICIC0006438
MICR Code:- 400229080
Branch:- ICICI Bank, Andheri (East)

Cancellation and Refund:
1. If done prior to 5 days of outing 50% will be refunded
2. After that no refund will be provided.

All our events are Eco-friendly; kindly take care of nature around us. Respect the Heritage & do Not Litter. Participants are requested to carry the waste back to the city and dispose it off in dustbins. The Leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

WILD RANGERS is not liable in any way whatsoever for any injury or loss (including any indirect or consequential loss) of any kind to person or property suffered by any participant whether by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, of WILD RANGERS in connection with the WILD RANGERS, including injury or loss incurred whilst participating in any activity of the WILD RANGERS or in any activity in which participants are invited to participate.

Regards,
Team Wild Rangers

GO WILD…GO GREEN

 

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