Type: Hill Fort Grade: Easy Region: Panvel CHARGES: 750/- per person
Kalavantin fort is located at a height of 2330 ft ASL, adjacent to Prabalgad and can be seen from the Mumbai- Pune Expressway. The view of the city from the top is absolutely stunning. You can also locate Matheran, Irshalgad, Shrimallang, Chanderi, Karnala, Manikgad and the adjacent Prabalgad from the top.
If you have not yet experienced climbing on rock-cut stairs that face the valley, with zero support, then this one's for you. Confront your wilder side and jump in with Mischief Treks on our intoxicating monsoon escapade.
Catch 06:24 am CST - Panvel Local train from your nearest station.
Meeting point: PANVEL station, 07:45 AM Proceed towards base village in local vehicle Start ascend by 09:40 AM and reach Prabal Machi (Plateau) by 11:30 AM Breakfast at the plateau Start second leg of the ascend and trek to the top by 12:00 PM Have lunch, rest on top, rest and enjoy the city skyline Start descend by 02:00 PM Reach Prabal Machi by 03:00 PM. Refresh and start further descend by 03:30 PM Descend back to base by 05:00 PM Start return journey to Panvel Reach Panvel by 06:30 PM
Private Vehicle Transport- Station to base village and back
Evening Tea and Snacks
Trek Expertise charges
Bottled water / soft drinks
Any other expenses that are not mentioned above.
Good trekking shoes and an extra pair of floaters.
Extra pair of clothes (Optional).
Water (minimum 2 ltrs) Compulsory.
Some ready to eat food like biscuits, plum cake, etc.
Medicines (if you need any), Glucon D / Electrol / Enerzyl Powder (We will have a basic first aid kit with us).
Toiletries, Cap / Scarves and Sunglasses.
Rain gear windcheater / raincoat / poncho.
A haversack to put all your things.
Wear full clothes and do not use deodorant or perfume.
Do not carry - Jholas / sling bag / Trolley bag (This is a trek, no picnic)
Avoid wearing jewelry.
Consumption of alcohol or any narcotic substance is strictly prohibited.
It may rain, please pack your belongings accordingly. Cover your bags with rain cover.
Local Train Timing: Catch 06:24 am CST - Panvel Local CST TO PANVEL 06:24 am - CST 06:42 am - VADALA ROAD 06:53 am - KURLA 06:58 am - Chembur 07.04 am - Mankhurd 07.13: am - VASHI 07:22 am - NERUL 07:29 am - BELAPUR CBD 07:33 am - KHARGHAR 07:44 am - PANVEL
90% will be refunded if canceled 15 days in advance.
75% will be refunded if canceled 10 days in advance.
50% will be refunded if canceled 05 days in advance.
25% will be refunded if canceled 03 days in advance.
0% refund if canceled within 72 hours of the event date and time
Disclaimer: The participants who wish to reach the event starting point in their own vehicle have to reach the meeting point at a given time, a post that organizers may go out of network range and won't be able to assist. In such a situation the organizer shall not be liable for any inconvenience what-so-ever and the participants will be considered as dropouts against which no refund will be made. The organizer reserves the right to make the necessary change in the itinerary at any time before or during the event based on the situation at hand. Trek leaders decision will be final and binding, no arguments will be entertained. During the event, if any participant or group does not follow safety instructions and indulges in acts that lead to physical harm, or gets lost in the forest/mountain the organizers will not be held liable for it. Tickets can be canceled 7 days prior to the event and 90% amount will be refunded. No refund will be made in case a person misses the train/bus mentioned in the itinerary. All participants are deemed to be physically fit for the event. In case a participant decides to dropout during the event he/she has to bear the extra cost of arranging his/her return. This cost will be charged at-actual-basis. If the event gets canceled due to natural calamities, rains, landslide, snowfall, avalanche only 50% refund will be made. Stay options mentioned in the itinerary are subject to natural conditions i.e tents cant be pitched if rains and/or rainstorm is being predicted. In such cases, an attempt will be made to provide shelter for the night. Food during the trekking and camping events is sourced locally from villages and we put in our best efforts to provide the best, participants should acknowledge the fact that remote village people are not trained for catering services and our expectations should be accommodating. MischiefTreks has a reputation of providing a memorable experience for trekkers and adventure lovers our events are not designed for tourists or fussy people. Trekking and camping belong to Adventure Sports industry where the participants are part of a "team", there are no waiters, caterers, guests/clients.
Q: I have booked/paid for the event, is my booking confirmed?
Ans. No!, your booking can become invalid if you do not submit the "Most Important Details" required for emergency situations. For any Trek/Adventure event the organizers need to have your details atleast 24 hours prior to the event. We do not allow anyone to the campsite until we have complete and authentic details of the person. This info is crucial in case of emergency and is a mandatory KYC parameter. The link for the "personal details form" will be sent along with the ticket confirmation email. Submitting incomplete/incorrect/fake details in the form will make your booking invalid and no refund will be provided in such case.
Q. We are coming by our own vehicle for the event, where should we reach?
Ans. You need to reach Panvel Station at the scheduled meeting time. This is where we will be meeting, from here you can follow our vehicles. You will be given exact coordinated after you finish booking formalities.
Q. Is it safe for solo participants?
Ans. Yes, mostly 30% of participants come up solo and blend in.
Q. Is it safe for girls?
Ans. Mischief Treks has a track record of making our trekking and camping events extremely safe for girls. Normally 60 75 % of our participants are females.
Q.How long is the trek?
Ans. Normally it takes three hours to ascend and three hours to descend.
Q. Why is submitting emergency contact details and KYC information mandatory?
Ans. It's a standard protocol and also a guideline by Govt of India. We are accountable for every "Human-Body" present at our campsite or trek is our responsibility and in case of any unfortunate event, we will be asked by authorities to provide all relevant information about you. In order to comply with the authorities we have to take authentic information from you. Fake/Incomplete information or non-submission of the details will make your ticket (paid amount) invalid and no refund will be provided in such case. You will not be allowed to participate in the event.
Q. Can we pay in cash or installment?
Ans. Sorry, we do not accept cash payments. For installment scheme, you will have to pay a one-time processing fee of Rs.500 per person.
Q. What is the last date of booking?
Ans. Bookings close once tickets are sold out. Ideally, you need to book atleast 2-3 days in advance.
Q. How many people will be at the trekking event?
Ans. Depends on the number of people booking the event. Generally, the batch size is approximately 20-25 Mischief Treks participants. The trek location will contain participants from a couple of other organizers too.
Q. How should I book the event?
Ans. All you have to do is press the book now button on this page and follow the instructions.
Q. How do we get in touch after reaching the meeting point?
Ans. We will be creating a WhatsApp group for coordination where you will be provided all the necessary information regarding contact person, exact point to meet, etc..
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