It's a small fort near the ranges of Matheran on the northeast side of Panvel at a distance of 3-4 km on the west side of Neral. It is also known as Vikatgad and has an elevation of 2100 feet. The forts and hills in and around Peb Fort are Nakhind, Chanderi, Mahasmal, and Prabalgad. This fort is visible from the edge of Panorama Point at Matheran or from Matheran Toy Train after you cross the One Kiss Tunnel.
06:00 - Catch the 6:10 am CST-Karjat fast local (Dadar-6:24, Thane-6:50)
08:00 - Reporting time at Neral Station near the main ticket counter. Introduction, Tea & Breakfast
08:45 - Take a taxi to Dasturi Naka.
09:30 - Reach Dasturi Naka and start the trek
11:30 - Reach Peb fort, explore and have Lunch.
13:00 - Start descend toward Dasturi Naka taxi stand.
15:00 - Reach Dasturi Naka and take a taxi till neral.
16:00 - Reach Neral station and take the next train to Mumbai
Morning tea & #Breakfast
Neral to Dasturi Naka and back in a Taxi
Expertise and guidance
Bottled water or soft drinks
Train tickets till Neral
Any other charges not mentioned above.
Things to be carried:
Rain Protection for yourself and bag
2 liters of water (preferably in personal reusable bottles)
Good trekking or sport shoes.
We appreciate participants carrying juice packets and fruits like Oranges, dates, etc.
This is the perfect location to have a one day trek this monsoon. 117 km from Pune near Matheran hill station lies 2100 feet fort named after the Goddess Pebi as well as the Lord Ganesha given its Elephant Headed shape. Be sure to visit one of the many caves which are now maintained by disciples of Swami Samartha. Pass through a local village on your way up and experience the rich cultures of this region. You can also test your trekking skills, passing through these taking but fun joints of ladders, rock patches, caves, dense forest, ridge walking. ... Read More
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Map & Directions
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Vikatgad ( Outside Mumbai )
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