One Day Trek to Peb Fort (Vikatgad)

One Day Trek to Peb Fort (Vikatgad)

 

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About The Event

 Peb fort derives its name from the Goddess 'Pebi'. It is also called Vikatgad because its pinnacle is supposedly in the shape of the Elephant headed god - Ganesha. Historical references clearly indicate that Shivaji Maharaj used the caves on the fort as silos for grain storage. 

The cave on the fort is occupied by disciples of Swami Samarth, a great saint. They have contributed a lot to development on this fort from last ten years. They have managed successfully to keep the cave and the fort clean, and maintained the dignity of the fort.

The fort lies in the Matheran range itself and is adjacent to Matheran. It is an easy trek, with the slightly difficult parts being the small rock patch and a ladder. It is a photographer's paradise. 


Event : Trek to Peb (Vikatgad)
Date : 2 July 2017
Cost : INR 800/person
Maximum participants : 45 (First come, First serve)
Difficulty level : Easy 
Height: 2100 ft above SL
Region: Matheran
Base village: Neral
Washrooms: Only at the base village
Approx time of trek : 3 hours to the top


Detailed itinerary :
5:45 am : Leave from Mumbai via non AC private bus
7:30 am : Reach Neral, introduction session and breakfast
9:00 am : Start trekking
12:00 pm : Reach at top (break of 2 hours and have lunch)
2:00 pm : Start downward trek
4:00 pm : Reach the base village, evening snacks
5:00 pm : Start return journey to Mumbai
8:00 pm : Reach Mumbai 


Package includes :
~ Non AC bus transport (Mumbai to Mumbai)
~ RTO permit
~ First aid
~ Breakfast and evening refreshment
~ Photography guidance and expertise

Package Exclusions :
~ Any kind of personal expenses or extra meals ordered
~ Anything which is not included in the Inclusions

Note :
~ Limited seats, entry on first come, first served basis
~ Register yourself by 25th June, 2017.
~ We will leave on Sunday 2nd July 2017, at 5:45 am
~ Travers is not responsible for any kind of Loss or Damage done to an individual or their belongings

Things to Carry :
~ Backpack - to carry your belongings (please avoid sling bags)
~ Water bottle (Minimum 2 litres)
~ Packed lunch
~ Cap, Windcheater and trekking shoes advisable. (Please avoid sneakers, canvas shoes having flat soles as there are high chances of slipping) 
~ Plastic carry bag (for your gadgets) 
~ Extra pair of clothes
~ Camera (optional)
~ Personal medicines, if any

Contact :
Prateek Vora : 9773283138
Rugved Lele : 9702374157
Sudeep Mendjoge : 9867563169
Lokesh Tardalkar : 9820990389
Viraj Phadnis : 9892575971

Rules :
~ The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No arguments will be entertained
~ Any type of drug abuse will not be entertained
~ Last but not the least, make sure the environment is not harmed

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