Swachhand Trek to "Kalavantin Durg" Near Panvel Dt. 20.11.2011

Dear Friends.
Swachhand”have organised Trek to “Kalavantin Durg” Near Panvel Dt. 20.11.2011

Duration:  Sunday Dated 20th November 2011
Meeting point:  Near Hotel Shri Datta Near Panvel S.T Bus Depot at 08.00 am
Mode of Transport:  Local Transport
About the Trek:
Type: Hill Fort                         Height:2330 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Medium                                   Base Village: Thakurwadi
Region: Panvel-Matheran
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: Near Hotel Shri Datta at Panvel S.T Bus Depot at 08.00 am  
Breakfast and reach the base village through Local Transport Auto/Bus etc.
Round of Introduction, instructions and start the trek.
Reach the top in 3-4 hrs,   Lunch break.
Explore the fort and start descending
Reach the base till 05.00 pm.
Start return journey and reach Mumbai by 09.00 pm tentatively.

The cost for the trek is Rs 170/- per head 
Includes Travelling from Panvel to Panvel, Tea Breakfast and evening refreshments.
Not included Anything not mentioned above • Personal orders of food & cold drinks
For Details & Registration Contact our members at:
in Ghude  9920404522,     Rushikesh Sakhare 9967686828,
Ganesh Bhopalgade  9619669104,       Sachin Shirawale – 9321507040)
Things Tobe Carried:
? Identity Card ? A haver sacks to put in all the things to be carried… so that one has one hands free while walking ? Water bottle 2 ltr (Must)? Some ready to eat food ? Lunch for Sunday i.e.20.11.2011 (Must)? Polythene bag for garbage ? Towel, Napkins, Extra pair of cloths
? Torch With Extra batteries ? Medicine those if u require usually ? Comfortable shoes, sandals
? 2-3 bunch of papers ? Cap, Sunglasses ? camera – Optional
General Rules for the participants and members:-
Ø      Kindly carry Identity proof for the trek.
Ø      Each participant shall carry things as per above(pls read Things to Carry ) for every trek.
The leader’s decision will be final and all the members should abide by it.
Ø      Do not destroy or dirty the archeological, historical monuments.
Ø      Any kind of addiction is strictly prohibited, ex. drinking etc.
Ø      Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.
Ø      Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner.
Ø      We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside
Ø      Please read above rules and regulations.  You are bound by the same.
Ø      Print and leave a copy of this mail at home with a friend or relative in case of Emergency.
Ø      If your friends/relatives coming with you on the trek please do inform them about the trek Rules above. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition, please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR, There will be ample of enjoyment but not at the coast of discipline.
Thanks and Regards,
Team Swachhand

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