VRangers one day trek to Kalavantin fort on 04 jun 2016

Short info:

Date: 4-06-2016 (Saturday)

Duration: One day Trek.

Trek: Kalavantin Fort

Type: Hill Fort.

Region: Karjat.

Height: 2300 ft. (appx)

Grade: Medium.


Trek cost: 850/- Per Person

Registered member Cost: 800/- Per Person

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Cost Included: B/f & T, travelling from panvel to panvel by local Vehicle,Lunch & eve refreshment.

Cost does Not Include: Insurance, Anything other than mentioned above.


This fort is just opposite to Prabalgad. It is also visible from Mumbai-Pune Expressway. According to stories, the fort was built for a queen named Kalavantin. Steps leading up to the fort have been cut into the rock face of the hill. The Adivasi People of Machi-Prabal village observe the custom of dancing on every Holi (Shimga) Festival at the top of Kalavantin Fort.The fort top commands an excellent view of the surroundings with Prabal in the front. Matheran, Chanderi, Shrimallang, Irshal Karnala, Manikgad, etc can be easily identified.

Trek Schedule:

Meeting Point: - Panvel Station

Catch this train from your respective station with your panvel return train ticket.

Train Timings: (Panvel Slow Local).

Kurla: 5.55 am Chembur : 6.01 am Vashi: 6.15 am Nerul: 6.26 am Belapur: 6.32 am Panvel: 6.50 am

Tentative schedule:

07.30 am: will have Breakfast & Tea near Panvel station.

08.00 am: Move to Thakurwadi by local vehicle auto/jeep.

09.00 am: with an intro will start to ascend.

11.30 am: will reach on Top and explore surrounding with having Lunch.

01.30 pm: will start Descend.

03:30 Hrs: at Thakurwadi

05:00 Hrs: at Panvel.

Payment Details:

To book your seat Click on Account Details & please deposit Rs 500/- (non Refundable) in the following. (Please specify your name or those who transfer on behalf of you & trek/Activity/Tour name-mandatory in SMS).

Check list:

Rains showers are expected, so pack your bags accordingly.

Compulsory items:

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, Approx 4 ltr water, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should ware good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, Raincoat.if you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid.

Non compulsory items:

Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry, mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution.

If you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid.

It’s totally self responsibility to take care of your things.

Before registering please check: VRangers Rules & Regulation

For Reg. & more details, contact our "Rangers”,

Sudhir: 091675 46547.

Ananda 9892219155

Registration will be done by phone call only, so if call not received then please sms your name & mail-id.