Pune Trekking Network

Pune Trekking Network


WSR Night Trek to Prabalmachi on 26th March 2016

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 03:51 AM PST

Wanderingsoulriders Group, glad to invites you all for Night Trek and Camping to Prabalmachi with Trek of kalavantin Circuit on 26th March 2016 Little Info About The Fort: Type: Hill Fort Height: 2330 Feet above MSL (Approx) Grade: Medium Base Village: Thakurwadi Region: Panvel  Cost: 800/- Trek Lead: Deepak / Harshal / Radhika   Kalavantin Durg is situated on northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai-Pune road. One can see it from express highway a V-Shaped one. The Left one is Kalwantin Durg & right side is Prabalgad. One reason for people taking interest in the Taj Mahal is romanticism associated with the monument but Kalavantin Durg is another fort in India that is supposed to have been built for a queen. It is 2,330 ft high but no one knows much about its history. Kalavantin Durg is believed to have been built during the time of Buddha or in or around 500 BC for a queen named Kalavantin The fort can be found near Mumbai in the Western Ghats which are also called Sahyadri Mountains. It is often visited by tourists (usually local and native) and is also visible from the Mumbai-Pune Express Highway and lies opposite to Prabalgad.   The tentative itinerary for the Event is as given below: Meeting Point: @ Panvel Station, Near Saibaba Temple at 7.30 PM …….. Day – 1, 26th March 2016, Saturday:  Train Details: People Joining From Thane 06:34 pm Thane – Panvel (S) 06:42 pm Airoli 06:61 pm Koparkhairne 07:05 pm Nerul 07:12 pm Belapur CBD 07:16 pm Kharghar 07:27 pm Panvel Train Details: People Joining From Mumbai 06:12 pm CST – Panvel (S) 06:30 pm Vadala Road 06: 40 pm Kurla 06:51 pm Mankhurd 07:00 pm Vashi 07:09 pm Nerul 07:30 pm Panvel 07:30 pm: Meet @ Panvel Station 07:40 pm: leave from Panvel for base village 10.30 pm: Reach prabalmachi (base village / Camp Site)  Dinner & tent pitching and Play some games & Music time   Day – 2, 27th March 2016, Sunday:  6.00 am: Wakeup Call & get ready for Trek (Optional)  9.00 am: Reach to KALAVANTIN Durg (Reach the T… Read more

Trek’Di Adventures & Tours : Jivdhan – Naneghat Trek

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 02:26 AM PST

This fort originated during the Satvaahan era. Every entry point on the forts built by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj have a ‘Kalas’ and Lord Ganesh carved on it. The nearby Naneghat (Toll collection booth) was used for commercial purpose by traders to help in easy movements of goods. As this was an important pass joing the seas to the mainland, it was heavily guarded from enemies. The Jivdhan fort stood as an important guard fort to protect the interests of various kingdom. Jivdhan to Naneghat has an open field of 2–3 km, which gives any clear indication of enemy approach. The British captured this fort in 1818 and destroyed all approaches. This fort was captured by Col. Prother of the East India company and later destroyed. Fees : Rs. 1250/- (Per Person) Whats Included in Fees : > Pune – Jivdhan – Pune Private transport > Breakfast, Lunch, evening tea on day 1 > Expertise > Safety Equipments Key Features of the Fort > Fantastic View of Naneghat and Konkan   > Wandarlingi or Khada Parshi peak   > Historically important fort Itinerary Night 1:   > Departure by 11:00 pm, Arrive ghatghar   Day 1:   > wakeup at 6.30am, tea and breakfast, explore fort   > Start descneding for from Naneghat side around 10.30am   > Trek to Naneghat, explore caves, visit to Nana cha Angatha (optional)   > Back to Ghatghar, have Lunch, start return journey by 4pm > Back to Pune by 8pm What to bring 1. Luggage packed in big good trekking sack, all luggage packed in plastic bag. 2. Complete spare set of clothes & socks 3. Water bottle (atleast 1.5 ltr) compulsory 4. Electral/ Glucon-d energizers and personal medication 5. A sweater/warmwear/rainwear (as per the season) 6. Good trekking shoes (sandles, chappals, floaters not permitted) 7. A sleeping bag / Thermocol mat and shawl / normal satranji and shawl: (only for overnight treks) 8. Torch with Extra pair of Batteries 9. Camera, Binocular (Optional) 10. Plate, spoon, mug (… Read more

MUMBAI TRAVELLERS : NIGHT TREK TO KALAVANTIN PINNACLE ON 19th-20th March 2016.

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 01:38 AM PST

Night Trek to the Thrilling Kalavantin Durg !! About the Trek : Kalavantin Durg, is situated just opposite to the Prabalgad Fort between Matheran and Panvel, Maharashtra from the sea level of approx 2300 ft. Kalavantin Pinnacle trek is divided into two patches, first is uphill terrain till Prabalmachi where the trek route is divided for Kalavantin durg and Prabalgad. The second patch for Kalavantin hike is vertiginous, as the rock cut steps are very steep and is the only way to climb the Kalavantin Pinnacle. There are no railings or support while ascending 0r descending the durg and thus makes it the hardest part of trek.  Outing Date : 19th-20th March 2016 Category : TrekLevel : MediumDuration : 01 Night / 01 Day   ITINERARY : Day 01 : Saturday Mee
t at Panvel railway station by 05:30 pm and move towards Thakurwadi- Base Village by public transportation. Have get to know each other session and start hiking to ‘Prabalmachi’. Have dinner and rest for the night. Overnight Stay at local villager’s house at Prabalmachi. Day 2 : SundayEarly morning freshen up, have breakfast and start ascending Kalavantin durg. Reach at the top , explore the pinnacle. Have some dry snacks and back to Prabalmachi. Post Lunch, start descending to Thakurwadi.  Tour Concludes with Happy Memories 🙂   Tour Cost: Rs.1,050/- per personFor Registered Member : Rs.1,000/- per memberTo be a Privileged Lifetime Member, Click Here  Inclusions: Transportation from Panvel to Panvel by public transportation. Breakfast and Lunch and refreshment  Accommodation at local villager’s house on sharing basis Expertise and Guide Charges Exclusions: 1. Dinner for the night2. Anything other than above mentioned inclusions    For booking you need to deposit Rs.1,050/- per person in following Account: NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERSBANK: ICICIACCOUNT: CURRENT ACA/C: 623805029453BRANCH: MULUND WESTIFSC CODE ICIC0006238 Cancellation and Refund:1. If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be… Read more
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