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Peb Fort (Vikatgad) Trek by Explorers Pune Mumbai
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Location: Karjat BASE VILLAGE : Neral
Price: Rs. 1200/-
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Peb Fort (Vikatgad)

About Peb Fort:
Peb fort derives its name from the Goddess ‘Pebi’; Peb fort is also called ‘Vikatgad’ for its supposed shape of the Elephant Headed God, ‘Ganesh’. The trek to the top of Peb fort involves surmounting a small rock patch and a ladder. Peb fort is famous for its caves which are maintained by disciples of Swami Samartha and the meditation chambers carved out from the rock inside the mountain. To get inside the meditation chamber, one has to crawl through a narrow passage in the rock and then climb down into the meditation chamber. The chamber is very well maintained with tiles on the floor for ppl to sit and meditate. Peb fort also has a temple dedicated to Swami Samartha on the top and has the footwear or ‘Padukas’ worn by the great saint kept on the top. The view of the entire Neral and Karjat region from the top is worth the climb. Another attraction of the Peb fort trek is the only standing Bastion or Buruj facing the Panorama point of Matheran, the view from here is just too beautiful to describe.

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  • Last date of Registration for Peb Fort Trek: 28 February 2019 or till seats left.
  • Departure Date & Time for Peb Fort Trek: 03 March by sharp 05.30 am, from sp collage, Tilak road.
  • Arrival Date & Time for Peb Fort Trek: 03 March by 8.30 pm, at sp collage, Tilak road.
    (We may come to Pune ONE Hour Before OR After the given time)
  • Meeting Time and Place for Peb Fort Trek: 03 March by sharp 05.00 am, at sp collage Tilak road.
  • Walking Time (estimated) for Peb Fort Trek: 2.5 hours to reach the Top.
  • Difficulty Grade of Peb Fort Trek: Medium (Difficulty grade deals with the actual climbing difficulty.)
  • Endurance Level of Peb Fort Trek: Medium (Endurance Grade deals with the stamina and total physical strength required.)
  • Batch Limit of for Peb Fort Trek: 30 Participants only.
  • Mode of Transport for Peb Fort Trek: Pune to Neral by bus & Neral to Matheran by Private car.
  • Route: Pune – Paud Road – Chandani Chowk – Khopoli – Karjat – Neral.
  • 05.00 am

    Gather at S. P. College Tilak Road. Give attendance to Team Explorers.

    05.30 am

    After attendance Depart for Peb fort. Tea & Breakfast on the way.

    08.30 am

    Reach Neral. Depart by local car towards Water Pipe Railway Station.

    09.30 am

    After Briefing Start trek towards Peb fort. Collect the pack lunch from Leader. Toilets are not available throughout the Trek.

    11.30 am

    Reach top of Peb fort. Explore the Peb fort.

    01.00 pm

    Lunch time.

    02.00 pm

    Start Descending to the Peb fort.

    04.00 pm

    Reach at Water Pipe Railway Station & depart for neral by Local car.

    05.00 pm

    Start return journey from neral towards Pune with happy memories. Evening Tea on the way.

    08.30 pm

    Reach SP College, Tilak Road via same route.

  • Charges Rs. 1200/- Per Head Pune to Pune


    • Transportation by Non AC Private Vehicle (Pune – Neral – Pune).
    • Transportation by Non AC Local Taxi (Neral – Matheran – Neral).
    • Toll, Parking, Permits, etc.
    • Trekking with all safety measures.
    • Morning Tea, Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Evening Tea.
    • Adventure Experts & Leaders of Explorers.
    • First aid kit.
    • Safety & Tested Equipments.
    • GST.


    • Cold drinks, Mineral water, Energy Drinks, etc.
    • Private orders of Tea, Breakfast, Meals, etc.
    • Personal expenses of any kind.
    • Any type of Insurance Coverage
    • Medical expenses other than First aid”.
    • Any other charges not mentioned in Fees Include“.
  • What to Bring?

    • A Good Quality of Rucksack with all inside luggage packed in a plastic bag.
    • Minimum 3 Ltr. Water.
    • Extra Dress in a plastic Bag.
    • Rainproof / Sun Cap / Warm Wear as per Season.
    • Napkin/ Towel.
    • Glucon – D OR Electrol – Optional
    • Shoes Compulsory in a Good Condition while trekking.
    • Dress Code – T-shirt, Flexible Track pant. (HALF PANT NOT ALLOWED.)
    • Any type of addictions like tobacco, Liquor, etc is strictly not allowed.
    • Personal Medicines, if any.

    * This is just a reminder list of what to Bring. You can bring other things as per the Need.

    Some useful tips for Happy Trekking

    • Don’t keep valuable things while trekking.
    • Use plastic carry bags to save your mobile & Wallet.
    • Avoid Jean pant for inconvenience in Walking / Climbing.
    • Always keep your Original Photo ID with you.
    • Follow all the Instructions given by Team Explorers.
    • Schedule must be strictly to be followed by the Participants.
    • Don’t expect similiar food quality of your home town. Try local food to have some different experience.
    • Respect the Local Religion & Traditions.
    • While taking photographs don’t click photo’s of local people without their permission.
    • Keep Healthy environment & helpful nature while Trekking & at the time of Activity.
    • Don’t keep anything like mobile, Wallet, Gold ornaments at the time of Adventure Activity.
    • Make New friends & share your thoughts in a Group.
    • Share your Happy memories with Explorers on Facebook

    Follow the Rule – “Leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time, and shoot nothing but photographs and bring back nothing but memories”

    1. Food: Pure Vegetarian Food will be served by Explorers. If you want Non veg. Food, you can take it at Extra Cost at Actual. Please take the Railway Food (Tea, Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner) in Proper time at Own Cost. 
    2. Medicine: Bring personal medicines, if any & the necessary things given in a list.
    3. Railway Reservations: It is not possible for Explorers to ensure that the Participants will get Railway Reservations together or in the same compartment because of random seat allotment by Railway Computerized System.
    4. Transport & Jungle Safari: For Jungle Safari six people can travel in a Gypsy, but it is not sure that same Group / Family can travel in a same Gypsy. If any Natural Calamity or Technical problem results into late or Safari get cancelled then Explorers or the leaders of Explorers are not responsible for same & in that case No refund is admissible.
    5. Jungle Safari Zone: For Jungle Safari Explorers will choose the Safari zones as per the availability. We are not giving commitment of any specific zone Safari.
    6. Room Allotment: In case of Odd number of Participants or Male / Female Ratio, It is not possible for Explorers to ensure that same Group / Family will accommodate in a same Room. TWO Persons on Bed & TWO persons will be provided by Mattresses, Blanket, Pillow, etc.
    7. Hot Water: In Early Morning Warm Water will be served for Refreshment & in Afternoon Hot Water for Bath.
    8. Drinking Water: Mineral Water Bottles will not be provided by the Explorers throughout the Tour.
    9. During the Camp all the participants should obey all the instructions and decisions taken by the authorised representative of Explorers or Camp Leader.
    10. During any type of event, in case of any dispute for whatsoever reasons, the decision of the Camp Leader or authorized representative of Explorers shall be final and binding on all the participants. The Participants shall be solely liable for the risks, responsibilities and consequences.
    11. Medical Treatment: In case of any medical ailments, a disorder etc. which the participants are suffering or have suffered from, it is his/her responsibility to inform the organisers in advance, before commencement of the camp or trek. If required, the participant(s) will have to take medical treatment from the doctor / attendant available on the campsite or from the nearest available medical centre or hospital. The expenses for all medical treatment and arrangements for the same will be solely borne by the participant ONLY. The Camp Leader or the authorised representative shall have complete discretion to continue the camp without the participant(s) suffering from medical problem.
    12. Photographs or Video Clips: Explorers reserves the right to use Photographs / Video Clips of the tourist taken on tour and / or given by tourist, for promotion of the Company’s Business without obtaining prior permission of the concerned tourist.
    13. Consumption of liquor, tobacco products, cigarette etc. is strictly prohibited during any type of Event. The trek will be considered over only when we are back to our decided arrival place.
    14. Participants should not deface or damage any monument by writing or scribbling on them. Any breach of the above two rules will be taken seriously, and will be removed from the trek or camp, and no refund is admissible in such cases.
    15. In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; Explorers, it’s instructors, organisers, volunteers or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly, shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of the participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.
    16. If the participants have enrolled for the activities like wildlife camping or any type of adventure sports activity, then all the risks and responsibilities related to and arising from such activities shall be solely upon such participants and Explorers shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever.
    17. Insurance: Neither participants nor any event shall be insured by Explorers, unless mentioned specifically.
    18. Please Note that any Claims, disputes, court case, etc. shall be subject to Pune Jurisdiction only.


  • Registration FormBatch Full Brochure
    • Name & No. of Trek Leader will be send to you by SMS & Email before 2 days of departure.