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    Trek to Peb (Vikatgad) near Neral, Matheran and Mumbai
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      Code: 5136536
    28 Feb 2016

    Difficulty Level: Medium level
    Endurance Level: High
    Food Arrangement: Carry bottle water and pack lunch for this trek
    Transport: While going walk till the trek start point. On retun hop into the shared sumo /trax/ innova till Neral railway station.
    Height: 1564 ft approx
    Base Village: NA
    District: Karjat - Lonavala
    Region: Matheran
    Route from Pune: Pune - Lonavala - Karjat - Neral
    Route from Mumbai: Mumbai - Neral - Peb
    Distance from Mumbai: 80 km approx.
    Distance from Pune:  120 km approx.
    Total time required for climbing: 3 hours approx.
    Total distance for climbing: 7 km one way approx.
    Minimum participants required: 10
    Maximum participants: 50
    Trek Leader: Rajesh Mhaddalkar
    Duration: 1 Day
    Cost App: Rs 500.00

    Fort Peb is situated on northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai - Pune road, at a distance of 3-4 km on west side of Neral. This is the most beautiful one-day trek. But there is a dense forest on the way to the fort Peb. The fort is also named as ‘Vikatgad’. Historical references clearly indicate that Shivaji Maharaj used the caves on the fort as silos for grain storage.
    How to travel to Neral by Karjat local by the recommended train timings:
    Mumbai CST 05:18
    Dadar 05:36
    Thane 06:14
    Dombivili 06:36
    Kalyan 06:46
    Neral 07:20
    07:20 Report at Neral railway station
    08:00 Introduction, breakfast in Neral
    08:30 Start trek towards Peb Fort,
    11:00 Reach on top of Peb Fort.
    12:30 Lunch on Peb Fort, rest, photography.
    14:30 Start descending from fort.
    18:00 Reach Neral.
    18:00 Disperse at Neral Railway Station
    Transportation from Matheran road to Neral, light morning breakfast, evening tea, Treks and Trails charges if any.
    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. Lunch on day one not included. 

    State Bank of India Account No: 32248535175
    In the Name of Mr. Rajesh Mhaddalkar
    Account: Savings
    IFSC Code: SBIN0014771

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