Mountain Mavalas Trek to Kalavantin Durg 26 Mar 2011

Type: Hill Fort
Height: 2330 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Medium (Grade: 3)
Base Village: Thakurwadi
Region: Panvel

Kalavantin Durg is situated on northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai-Pune road. Can see it from express highway a V-Shaped one. The Left one is Kalwantin Durg & right side is Prabalgad.The fort top commands an excellent view of the surroundings with Prabal in the front. Matheran, Chanderi, Shrimallang, Irshal Karnala, Manikgad, etc can be easily identified.Kalavantin durg is a adjoining hill (pinnacle) to Prabalgad.

The tentative itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

Meeting Point : Panvel Station 7.00 PM on Saturday 26 Mar 2011
reach the base village in next an hour or so..
Introduction, instructions and start the trek.
Reach the top in 2-3 hrs. Dinner and rest.
Get Up Early in the morning finish all morning activities and Breakfast by 08:30 AM.
Start Climbing the Pinnacle and enjoy the thrill of being on top.
Reach at base of Pinnacle by 01:00 PM and have Lunch.
Start our return journey by 03:00 PM
The cost for the trek is Rs 500/- per head
Which include Travelling from Panvel to Thakurwadi and Thakurwadi to Panvel, Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch

Things To Be carried:

Identity proof (must)
A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs),
Camera(Optional)Cap, etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Good trekking shoes,
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking.
Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.

Interested people may contact us on the nos. given below:

Sandip Ghare : 9833996874
Anup thorat : 9833815249
http://mumbaihikers.net/groups/mountain-mavalas/

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