We would like to invite nature loving & like minded people like you on Sunday, 9th August 2009 for a trek to Fort Peb near Matheran. We are sure that this trekking experience would be a memorable one for both you and “Jungle Lore”.
About the Fort :
Fort Peb is situated on the Northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai-Pune road & at a distance of 3-4 km on the west side of Neral. It is assumed that this fort derived its name Peb from the temple of “Goddess Pebi” at the base of fort. The Fort is also known as “Vikatgad “. Historical references clearly indicate that Shivaji Maharaj used the caves on the fort for storing grain.
Trek Details :
Grade : Medium
Height : About 1,000 feet
Location Details : Next to Matheran
Travel Time : Around 2 ½ hours from Mumbai
Cost : Rs.750/- per person
Cost including travel by chartered bus (Dadar to Dadar), Break-fast, Lunch & Evening refreshments.
Packed Breakfast in the bus includes (Tropicana Juice, Sandwich, Samosa, Cookies, Cake, Banana, and Energy Bar).
Lunch – Thepla ,Pitla, Khichadi & 1Vegetables, Dahi , Salad , Pickle & Desserts.
Meeting Point and Plan :
At 6:15 AM near Swami Narayan Mandir, Opp.Dadar Station, Dadar (E), Mumbai on 09/08/2009
At 6:30 AM sharp departure to Pebi village, base of the fort
9.30 AM – Post a small briefing session, we start our trek to Peb Fort
1.00 PM – Lunch at caves atop Peb followed by Fort Sightseeing
At 4.00 PM Descend down and departure for Mumbai.
Please Note :
Last date for registration for trek will be Friday, 07/08/2009
No shortcuts during the trek
Keep the trek route & surrounding clean
Leaving your garbage anywhere during the trek is not allowed
Smoking and Alchol during the trek is not allowed
Your seat will be confirmed only after payment of booking amount is received
Booking amount : Rs. 400/- per person. (non refundable)
Payment Details :
For registration & paying advance amount, you can send a cheque of booking amount on residential address or transfer it online to bank account of Kaustubh Upadhye.
Cheque to be drawn in favour of – Jungle Lore
Residence Address for courier :
1,2 Devkiwadi J.K.Sawant Road, Near Starcity Theater, Mahim, Mumbai – 400016.
Cell no : 9987126233
Bank account details for online transfer :
Name – Kaustubh Upadhye
A/c No – 623901514898 | A/c Type – Saving
Bank – ICICI Bank ( Chembur Branch )
Things to carry :
Raincoat / Rain cheater / Pair of extra clothes / Towel & napkins, Torch (Mandatory)
Comfortable sports shoes with a decent grip
A sack which would fit in all your accessories
A camera.. or else you will miss the show
Plastic bags and a water bottle
Personal Medical kit , Do not carry any valuables or jewellery.
For further details & registration, send us a mail on : firstname.lastname@example.org
Kaustubh Upadhye – 09987126233
Tejas Abhyankar – 09821906046
Gaurav Athalye – 09833246740