The Nomad Adventure trek to Peb (Vikatgad) on 14th of July 2019
Height: 2100 Ft. Grade: medium Date: 14th July 2019 (Sunday) Base village: Neral
It’s a small fort near the ranges of Matheran (the famous hill station in Maharashtra). It is situated on the northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai-Pune road, at a distance of 3-4 km on the west side of Neral. This is a one-day trek and also one of the most enchanting treks in Monsoon. It is also known as Vikatgad. The forts and hills in and around Peb Fort are Nakhind, Chanderi, Mahasmal. Prabalgad is another fort opposite this small fort. Peb fort overlooks the Konkan region and also is approachable from Pune. So Chatrapati Shivaji must have given a thought before building this strategic fort. The fort is at a height of 460 Mts. Above sea level. Peb Fort / Vikatgad Fort is a fort located 19km from Karjat, in Raigad district, of Maharashtra. This fort is in continuation with the Malang gad, Tauli Hill and Chanderi fort of the Matheran Hill Range. Vikatgad is a favorite destination for the one day trekkers. The trek path to Vikatgad is along deep ravines and cliffs
#Trek Plan One has to board in below mentioned local to Karjat
Code Station Distance Arr. Time on Sunday Cst :06:10 AM Byculla- 06:18 AM Dadar 06:24 AM Kurla 06:31 AM Ghatkopar 06:50 AM Thane 06:50 AM Dombivli 07:02 AM Kalyan 07:10 AM Ulhasnagar 07:16 AM Ambernath 07:20 AM- Badalapur 07:27 AM Vangani 07:41 AM Shelu : 07:45 AM Neral : 07:49 AM
Please reach 5 minutes before train arrival time
08:00 AM - Meeting point is neral station (mini train) ticket counter 08:30 AM - Start journey towards the start point 09:15 AM - Power breakfast 10.00 AM - start trek towards the summit 12:30 PM - will reach the top & explore the fort & have packed lunch 02:00 PM - Start to descend 05:30 PM – Neral station (approx.)
IMPORTANT THINGS TO CARRY : Water Bottle (2 ltrs) Electrol 1 pack Extra pair of clothes Towel rainwear Camera Cap Medicines if required, Good Trekking shoes.
P.S.: Kindly don’t carry any valuables during the trek
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Map & Directions
Map & Directions
Vikatgad Peb Fort Aanand Wadi, Maldunge, Maharashtra 410101, India