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Bhilangana Achari


Easy going tour!!! it was a nice trekking experience for all, amazing footpath so adventurous and definitely super amazing place.


Goutam Mehra


One of a kind experience with my love once, This trek is suitable for everyone, One request is that pack enough food materials and water for the walk t...

Karnala Fort Trek Overview

Location: Raigad, Maharashtra

Start Time/End Time: 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM

Embark on this Karnala fort trek experience and spend your weekday or weekend in an adventurous way that would lead you to the Karnala fort. Explore the remaining bits of this fort and you would witness the beautiful culture of flora and fauna in the Karnala Bird Sanctuary.

The Karnala Fort Trek takes you through the steep rocks until you reach the top of the fort for bird watching. From the peak point, you can gather the panoramic view of the entire valley of Raigad and marvel at its sights.

On availing the Karnala Fort Trek session, you shall grab a delicious breakfast, served with veg meal. You would also be provided with transportation in an air-conditioned bus so that you do not have to encounter hassles. End your trek with lost of activities with lots of memories.

Suitable for: All age groups, friends, family and corporate outings.

How to Reach:
The meeting point for the activity is Panvel Station and you can reach the location with the help of private and public transportation.

Note: Pregnant women and children below 8 years are not advised to join the tour.

Karnala Fort Trek Itinerary

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    Itinerary for all batches:

    07:30 Assembly at Panvel Station

    07:45 Reach Panvel state transport depot.

    09:00 Reach Karnala base by ST bus / Tum-Tum and start trek

    11:00 Summit and explore

    12:30 Start descend

    17:30 Disperse at Panvel ST depot.


    We would be getting back to Panvel Depot at approx 18:30 - subjective


  • 1 Veg breakfast


  • Trekking


  • Transportation in an air conditioned bus

Things To Carry

  • Haversack to keep hands free
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  • Water bottle 3lts.
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  • Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.
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  • Camera (Optional)
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  • Electoral Powder or Glucon D powder
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  • Personal medicines.

Tour Type

  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Karnala Fort Trek: Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.
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  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days piror to the event date No refund after that. No show No Refund.

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    Story by Bhilangana Achari

     Rated : 5.0


    Easy going tour!!! it was a nice trekking experience for all, amazing footpath so adventurous and definitely super amazing place.

    Story by Goutam Mehra

     Rated : 4.0


    One of a kind experience with my love once, This trek is suitable for everyone, One request is that pack enough food materials and water for the walk to saves your stamina. For sure once you reach the top you would definitely hungry and want to eat something and enjoyed the amazing beauty of nature with good photos with love-once.


    People Also Ask About Karnala Fort Trek

    1. What is the best time for Karnala Trek?

      The best time for the Karnala Fort Trek would be from October to April. The weather is neither too hot nor very cold. The winters offer ideal temperatures for trekking and clear skies which give a clear view from the top.

      The landscape after the monsoons is beautiful with lush-green surroundings making the trek a delightful experience. You can also spot migratory birds in the winter season that visit the bird sanctuary during this time.

    2. How far is Karnala Fort from Mumbai?

      Karnala Fort is located at a distance of about 65 KM from Mumbai, on the way to Lonavala, near Panvel. The best way to reach is via private transport. You can also take a train from Mumbai to Panvel, from where you can hire taxis and auto-rickshaws to reach the fort.

    3. What is Karnala Fort trekking time?

      The Karnala Fort Trek is an activity with a duration of an entire day. The trek begins at 07:30 AM where the group will assemble at the Panvel Station. From there you will head towards the Karnala trek base, and start trekking at around 09:00 AM.

      After summiting and exploring the top, you can head back to the base and then to Panvel where the group shall disperse at 05:30 PM. You will be back to Panvel Depot by 06:30 PM.

    4. Is Karnala Fort trek safe for solo and female travellers?

      Yes, the Karnala Fort is a safe trek for solo and female travellers. On the trek, professional and experienced guides will accompany you for a safe experience. As the guides are well acquainted with the trek the chances of any risks are minimized.

      Additionally, you are requested to pay heed to the instructions given by the trek leaders to avoid any unforeseen circumstances. Moreover, as the difficulty level of the trek is easy to moderate, a medium level of endurance is enough to make your trek an effortless activity. Relax your minds, as you travel with expert trek leaders that will make your trek a safe and memorable experience.

    5. What is the cost of Karnala fort Trekking?

      The cost of the Karnala Fort Trekking package is INR 700 per adult. Thrillophilia guarantees the best online price for this activity, and you also get instant confirmation on booking. The cost includes transportation, trekking, and breakfast. Book your slot on this trek for a smooth hassle-free booking experience and avail the best prices.

    6. What is the Karnala trek route?

      The Karnala trek route starts at the entrance of the Karnala Bird Sanctuary, which is a well-defined road. The main road ends at the base of the mountain where you can spot the forest rest houses and a canteen. The trail then leads to an uphill ascent which is full of scree.

      The rest of the path is an uphill climb that ends towards the top of the mountain. In the end, the trail flattens out and ends at a small temple at the base of the fort. Overall, the trek route is a simple and non-demanding trail.

    7. How do I get to Karnala Fort?

      The Karnala Fort is situated in Raigad District, which is about 10 KM away from Panvel and 65 KM away from Mumbai.

      - If you are travelling by road, you can take the Mumbai-Goa highway on which Karnala is located. Taxis from Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane, are readily available to reach Karnala.
      - If you are planning to take the bus, you can board one going towards Pen, Alibaug or Murud which stop at the Karnala sanctuary gate, where you can get off.
      - The nearest railway station is the Panvel Station. There is a direct train service from Dadar to Panvel. From Panvel, you can easily hire taxis and autos to the Karnala Fort.

      For participants, you just have to reach the Panvel Railway Station from where you will be picked up by our representatives and dropped off at the base of the fort.

    8. Is there mobile network connectivity at Karnala Fort?

      No, mobile connectivity is not available at the Karnala Fort, and it may be difficult to make or receive calls. The last point where there is sufficient mobile connectivity is Panvel, and it is advisable to make any important calls before reaching Panvel.

    9. How far is Karnala Fort from Pune?

      The distance between Karnala Fort and Pune is approximately 118 KM by road. It takes about 2 hours to reach the fort from the city if you are travelling by a private vehicle.

    10. Which meals are included in Karnala trek package?

      The Karnala trek package is inclusive of breakfast which will be served before you commence the trek. Having breakfast before beginning the trekking journey will fulfill your energy requirement for the trek and make it enjoyable.

      It is also advisable to carry some food supplements like snacks, fruits, and energy drinks that will keep you hydrated and energised during the trek.

    11. What is Karnala fort trek distance?

      The Karnala Fort Trek distance is about 3 KM each side, which takes about 2 to 3 hours of hiking to cover. The total distance of the trek is about 6 KM which you can cover in about 5 to 6 hours. It is a short and refreshing trek which takes you through flora and fauna of the Karnala Bird Sanctuary. You complete your trek and return back to the base by the evening of the same day.

    12. What is Karnala fort trek difficulty level?

      The Karnala Fort trek difficulty level is easy. The trek is a short and simple trek which takes about 2 hours to complete. The trail is short and easy and has no technical patches. You reach a maximum height of around 439 metres above the sea level during this trek.

      It is ideal for beginners and a perfect opportunity for children to get exposed to trekking and nature. During the monsoon season, there might be some slippery patches, and good trekking shoes are recommended.

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