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
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 Historical references clearly indicate that Shivaji Maharaj used the caves on the fort as silos for grain storage.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
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
IFSC Code: SBIN0014771