AIM Group – Trek to Peb 3rd October 2010

Dear Friends,
Get ready to enjoy lush green mountains, pouring rain, pleasing breeze and panorama of Sahyadri ranges. Let’s gear up to join ‘Always in Mountains (AIM)’ on yet another venture. . . . . .We are glad to announce a “Trek to Peb Fort” on 3rd October 2010.
About Peb
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. To avoid crowd…… at hill stations like Matheran, nature lovers must visit the nearby fort Peb. 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 Historical references clearly indicate that Shivaji Maharaj used the caves on the fort as silos for grain storage. Fascination spots are cave on the fort is occupied by disciples of Swami Samarth, a great saint. The beautiful waterfall on the way is the main attraction here. Surrounding scenery looks marvelous from the cave in the monsoon.
The following are the details of the trek.
Duration : 3rd October 2010
Location : Neral
Height of fort : 2100ft
Distance traveled by road: 150Kms
Route : Pune/Mumbai-Khopoli-Neral-Peb.
Difficulty Level : Easy
Time taken to Ascend : 2.5 hrs
Meting Point : Neral Station.
Time : 08:30 am
Trek fee
Rs 125/- per person
Includes Neral to Neral traveling

Things to carry:
Water bottle (Min. 2 lit.), Packed lunch, Comfortable shoes, pair of dry clothing, Raincoat or Wind cheater, Polythene bag for your garbage, Cap Goggle, Personal medicine (if any),Camera, All luggage wrapped in plastic bag to avoid getting wet.

Some Don’ts
• Valuable articles are not permissible.
• Keep the camp site clean.
• Leaving your garbage at camp site is not allowed
• Smoking and Drinking not allowed

Please send a confirmation e-mail or call by 28th September, 2010.
(~make the confirmation soon to avoid disappointment as seats are Limited~)
Eagerly looking forward for your participation.
For any further queries please do write / call us on the below mentioned contact details.

Hemant Jadhav:09322826059-aimhemant@rediffmail.com
Prajakta Ghode:09960000131-prajakta.ghode@gmail.com
Thanks & Regards,
AIM Group
Keep Trekking

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