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Event Grade: Medium
Endurance Level: Medium
Height of fort: 2300 ft approx.
Total time required to reach base: 45 minutes from Panvel railway station
Total time required for climbing: 3 hrs of normal climb
Duration: 1 Day
About Kalavantin Durg:
Kalavantin Durg (also known as Kelve Teen Durg) History : The fortress is a part of the grand Sahyadri Range located between the present day, Panvel and Matheran at an elevation of 2300 feet above the sea level. Built in or around 500 BCE, this strong hold was abandon, due to lack of fresh water, to the neighbour, Prabalgad.The only known history, today of this place is that the fortress was named after the then Queen, Kalavanti. The major attraction of this fort are the steps leading to the pinnacle which have been carved out from the belly of the mountain itself, which at an elevation of 2300 feet and at 500 BCE is an engineering masterpiece. As compared to all the fortresses built around the world, this fortress comes without any safety fence or ropes, thus giving it the tag of one of the most dangerous place in the world.
Scenic view of city from Prabalmachi / plateau and the cool breeze
Amazing hike in the woods
Adventurous cliffs and view from the top is worth the climb
We’ll be boarding the below train from our nearest local station. Train timings are shared below for convenience.
Panvel Slow Local - CST to PANVEL
06:08 am CST
06:26 am Vadala Road
06:37 am Kurla
06:42 am Chembur
06:56 am Vashi
07:05 am Nerul
07:26 am Panvel
THANE to PANVEL
06:19 am Thane
06:40 am Turbhe
06:48 am Nerul
06:55 am CBD Belapur
06:59 am Kharghar
07:10 am Panvel
Meeting Point : Panvel Railway Station at 07:30 am
07:45 am Move towards Base village via Share-taxi/ Private Transport/Tum-Tum
08:00 am Break for the breakfast, tea and refreshments
09:00 am Reach Base village, freshen up, gear up for the trek
09:15 am Introduction round and brief on rules and regulations to be followed by everyone on the event
11:15 am Reach Prabalmachi, take some rest
11:45 am Start for kalavantin
12:45 pm Reach the top, and enjoy the thrill of accomplishment,
01:15 pm Start descend
02:00 pm Reach Prabalmachi, have some rest have lunch
03:00 pm start return journey
04:15 pm Reach base village and move back to panvel station via private transport
05:00 pm Reach Panvel railway station and bid adieu with a promise to meet soon
Event Fee: Rs.600/- per person. Payment once done is non-refundable, do check for availability before making a payment.
The cost per head includes the following.
Local travel from Panvel to Panvel
Unlimited breakfast at base village
Tea in the morning
First aid and first responder assistance in case required
MPA administration charges if any
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All kinds of extra meals / soft drinks ordered.
Insurance, tips, porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc.
Any kind of personal expenses.
Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like road blocks, bad weather.
Things to carry:
Some ready to eat food like- plum cakes, fruits, chocolates, biscuits, etc
2 Litres of water must
Good trekking shoes
Extra pair of clothes, socks optional
Cap, Camera as Optional
1 packet of electrol, enerzal, glucon-D
Medications if required for individual
Avoid wearing precious ornaments on an event, if possible
And a haversack or backpack to put all the above things to be carried, so hands are free to help each other while trekking. Sling bags / jholas / trolley bags etc not allowed on the event. Please pack accordingly.
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