Posted on 15 Mar, 2019 11:30 am

Night Trek & Camping at Kalavntin Durg

Short Info:

Type: Hill Fort
Height: 2320 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Medium
Base Village: Thakurwadi
Region: Panvel


Kalavantin Durg is located near Panvel Taluka of Raigad District. It is 65 kms and 110 kms away from Mumbai & Pune respectively. Trek to Kalavantin is moreover of a Jungle Trail of around 2 hours where you reach Prabal Machi village. This Machi is the base of Kalavantin and Prabalgad where you can camp and stay overnight.

From Prabal Machi, trek to Kalavantin is of a Steep Jungle trail and later Stone Carved Steps to reach top. One must be careful while climbing those steps as there are no railings to support. Once you reach the top, you will get 360-degree view. You can view Matheran range, Vikatgad, Irshalgad, Prabalgad, Chanderi, Nakhind, Karnala and other nearby forts. If the weather is clear you can also test your eye to identify the places of Navi Mumbai.

Itinerary:

Day 1:

We are Waiting for you

Meet at Panvel Railway Station at 6:30 pm. We will travel in a transfer vehicle to Thakurwadi base village of Kalavantin Durg.

Prabal Machi - Our Campsite

We will reach the Thakurwadi around 7:30 pm. After a fun Introduction Round we will start the trek to Prabal Machi where we will set up our camp for the night.

Delicious Dinner

We will reach Prabal Machi around 9 pm. Freshen up and Relax for a while. Feast on the delicacies of Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian dishes freshly cooked by the villagers.

Camping Session and Fun Games

Post Dinner, we will start our camping session with various fun games such as Antakshari, Mis-match and Traffic jam. Dont forget to gaze at the starry sky before dozing off.

Day 2

Good Morning Folks

Wake up around 5:30 am. Freshen up and start the trek to Kalavantin Durg around 6 am to enjoy the morning view.

Yay, we are here

Reach Kalavantin Top around 7:15 am. Enjoy the 360-degree view from the top and test your eye to recognize the nearby forts namely Prabalgad, Karnala, Matheran Range, Peb Fort and many more. We will start the descend around 8:15 am.

Breakfast Delight

We will reach Prabal Machi around 9:15 am. Relax and freshen up. Fill your stomach with hot delicious breakfast and Masala Tea. We will start the descend to Thakurwadi around 10 am.

What an Amazing Experience

We will reach base village around 11 am where we will travel in our transfer vehicle to reach Panvel Railway Station. Dont forget to share your experience and feedback about the event before bidding adieu.

Costs:

INR 1200 + 5% GST

 

Inclusions:

Dinner (Veg / Non-Veg)
Toilet facility
Camping in tent/dormitory
Breakfast & Tea
Travelling from Panvel to Panvel
First aid kit
Expertise charges

Exclusions:

 Any other personal expenses other than Inclusions & GST

Cancellation and Refund applicable on the tour cost: 

If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
If cancellation done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded.
After that no refund will be provided.

Things To Carry:

At least 2 litres of drinking water
Torch with extra batteries
Photo ID card
Good trekking or sport shoes
Some ready to eat food (Plum Cakes, Biscuits)
Jackets
Electral/ Tang powder/ Glucose-D/ Salt
Cap, camera, mobiles phones, socks, extra pairs of clothes. (if required)
Bedsheet/ Chaddar/ Blanket
Any personal medicine

Rules&FAQ:

Rules

In Mountains & Jungles, smoking attracts honeybees and one has to face dangerous "honeybee attack" where survival of the person is difficult, hence smoking is strictly prohibited.
Drinking Alcohol is strictly prohibited.
Leader's Decision will be Final and Binding.
Small Steps Adventures reserves all the right to Change/ Deviate/ Cancel the plans without prior notice.
Telephonic Confirmation for booking is Mandatory; if unable to contact us then send a text message and we will call you back.
Please do not carry Handbags or Jholas or Sling bags on treks.
Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery, etc. If carried, then we do not take any liability for the same.


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