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  • Trip introduction

    The Kalavantin fort or Kalavantin Durg was used as a watchtower, and is located on the old Mumbai-Pune route. The trek to Kalavantin is unique, as the trail zig-zags its way around the mountain, offering some spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. This moderately challenging trek is perfect for fit trekking enthusiasts as well as seasoned trekkers looking for a quick getaway.

    Destination

    The Kalavantin fort is located close to the Prabalgad village, on the northern edge of the Prabal plateau. The area is a nature lover's paradise with stunning views of the surrounding valleys, rivers and streams.

    Destination highlights

    Trek to Kalavantin and take in spectacular panoramic views of the landscape. | Enjoy the thrill of navigating up the steep stairs of the Kalavantin fort. | Camp in the lap of nature, under starry skies.

    Activity Details

    1650

    2300

    1000

    8 km

    6 hrs

    3 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the trek to Kalavantin: Base camp trek

    You'll assemble at Panvel ST depot at 15:30 hrs. From here, you'll travel to the base village. Begin trekking to the base of Kalavantin after a brief session of orientation and introductions. | After arriving at Kalavantin base, you can enjoy some night photography, have a delicious dinner, and then retire for the night. Overnight at Kalavantin base in tents.

    Camping in tents

    Camp in tents in the lap of nature.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Panvel

    Kalavanti base

    15:30 PM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the trek to Kalavantin: Summit trek
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 3 days or more before departure of the Kalavantin trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 0-3 days before departure of the Kalavantin trek: No refund.

    All refunds are processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Kalavantin.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Since temperatures can drop significantly in the night, travellers are advised to carry adequate warm wear.

    Prices displayed are applicable to Indian citizens only.

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek guide during the trek to Kalavantin.

    A basic level of health and fitness is required to book this trip. If you have any cardiac or respiratory conditions, or suffer from knee or spinal problems, please inform the tour operator and consult your doctor before booking the trek to Kalavantin.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the trek to Kalavantin.

    Travellers will be required bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Camping Kalavanti Fort Maharashtra Trekking Mountains Adventure
    • Camping Kalavanti Fort Maharashtra Trekking Mountains Adventure
    • Camping Kalavanti Fort Maharashtra Trekking Mountains Adventure
    • Camping Kalavanti Fort Maharashtra Trekking Mountains Adventure
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Expertise and supplier charges

    • Meals as specified

    Excludes

    • All kinds of extra meals or drinks (bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc.)

    • Insurance
    • Tips
    • Porter charges
    • Personal expenses
    • Any medical/emergency evacuations if required
    • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like road blocks, bad weather
    • Any costs or services not listed in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Good-quality trekking shoes
    • Cotton t-shirts (full sleeves recommended)
    • Full-length trousers or track pants (wear dry-fit if possible)
    • Not to wear - Gold jewellery, expensive watches
    • Sleeveless/cut-off sleeves
    • Shorts
    • Do not carry a sling-bag or handbags

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Camping tents
    • Technical equipment needed for the trek, if any.

    You need to get

    • Haversack
    • Water bottle (3 litres)
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Towel
    • Napkins
    • 2-3 bunches of papers (optional)
    • Cap/hat
    • Glucose powder
    • Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks and biscuits etc.
    • Camera (optional)
    • Binoculars (optional)
    • Personal first-aid and prescribed medicines
    • Torch with extra batteries
    • Sleeping bag/mat
    • Bed sheet
    • Polythene bag for your garbage

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip