kalawanti (kalawantin) durg – virtual trek

Prabalgad is located between Panvel and Matheran at an elevation of 2,300 feet. It was one of the 23 forts that were handed over to the Mughal Empire by Shivaji Maharaj as per the Treaty of Purandar in 1665. It was later on won back by Shivaji Maharaj. Kalavantin Durg is a small fort located opposite to Prabalgad that was built for a queen named Kalavantin. It was used as a watch tower in the past.
Both the forts can be accessed from Prabalmachi (Prabal Plateau).

EVENT NAME : ONE DAY TREK TO KALAWANTI DURG
PLACE : NEAR PANVEL
HEIGHT : 2300 FT
VIDEO DATE : 20/7/2014

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Kalavantin Durg | Panvel | Maharashtra

Trek to Kalavantin Durg

Her First Summit
I am someone who love mountains and have been hiking since quite some time now and the Girl in the video, My wife too love mountains and always aspired to stand beside me on the top, But her fear of heights always held her back from embracing the feeling of standing on the top literally :)This was our effort to overcome that Fear.
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Prabalgad Fort, also known as Muranjan and Pradhangad, is located between Matheran and Panvel in the Indian state of Maharashtra, at an elevation of 2300 feets in the Western Ghats.

Trek to Kalavantin durg – Climbing up

Brief Information

Region: Panvel
Fort Height: 2300 ft.
Type: Hill Fort
Grade: Medium
Mode of Transport : Car

Kalavantin Durg is situated on northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai-Pune road. Can see it frm express highway a V-Shaped one.
The Left one is Kalwantin Durg & right side is Prabalgad. But there is a dense forest on the way till the the top of fort Prabal.

Kalavantin durg pinnacle is tougher. It has some rock cut steps initially and then few more but muddy path near the pinnacle. It will be slippery, but real adventure.

Duration: 1 Day