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  • Trip introduction

    This medium intensity trek to Peb Fort is close to Neral and Matheran, in the midst of scenic rolling landscapes and lush greenery. It has a steep climb, with rock-climbing, scaling ladders that sway in the breeze, and scrambling over boulders involved. En route to the top, there is a waterfall to stop at, and in the monsoon, the entire route is green and full of moss, puddles and streams of rainwater draining under your feet.

    NOTE: Participants joining from Mumbai will have to report to Neral Station by 08:30 hrs. The cost of the trip for Mumbai participants will be INR 520, and does not include train tickets.

    Destination

    This trek to Peb Fort takes you deep into the Sahyadris, where you'll climb grassy trails, slip and slide over mossy boulders, splash through mud, and climb rickety ladders. All to get to the top of this ancient fort. The ruins of the fort are fascinating, and you'll get to explore the ramparts that are still standing, water cisterns filled with rain water, old temples, and caves that are believed to have been used as silos to store grain. From the top, you'll also see views of other forts like Chanderi, Prabalgad, Malangad, and Irshalgad.

    Destination highlights

    Try a bit of rock-climbing on this moderate intensity trek. | Experience trekking in the rain drenched Sahyadris. | Explore the ancient ruins of the historic Peb fort.

    Activity Details

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    7 hours

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    Trip details
  • Trek to Peb Fort

    You'll have to report to Pune station at 05:00 hrs in the morning. You'll board the train to Karjat, and change to a local train to Neral. You'll be at Neral by about 08:45, and will join up with the Mumbai participants. You'll eat breakfast en route. After that, you begin the trek. Scramble over slippery rocks and climb up swaying ladders to the summit and explore the ruins of the ancient fort. You'll stop to eat your packed lunch, and will have time to explore the top as well. By about 16:00 hrs, you'll arrive at Dasturi Naka, where you'll board jeeps to go back to Neral station. You'll have time to eat some tasty evening snacks, and then board the train to go back to Karjat and onwards to Pune. You'll be in Pune by around 21:00 hrs. Trip ends here.

    Trip ends before nightfall.

    You will take an early morning train to Neral, via Karjat. You will be provided breakfast and snacks on this trip. Do carry a packed lunch for the trek and keep light snacks handy. On your way back, you will be driven from Dasturi Naka to Neral station. From here you will take a train to Karjat and a connecting train back to Pune. Trip ends in Pune by about 21:00 hrs.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Pune Station

    Pune Station

    05:00 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Evening snacks

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  • Cancellation policy

    More than 30 days prior to departure of the Peb fort trek: 100% refund.

    Between 20 to 30 days prior to departure of the Peb fort trek: 80% refund.

    Between 10 to 20 days prior to departure of the Peb fort trek: 50% refund.

    Less than 10 days prior to departure of the Peb fort trek: No refund.

    Rules on trip

    Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco or consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited on the Peb fort trek.

    It is mandatory to carry an ID card for this trip.

    Always stay with the group and the instructor.

    No damage should be inflicted on monuments or natural environments.

    You must adhere to the instructions of the trek leader at all times during the Trek to Peb Fort.

    Taking photos or selfies near the edges of cliffs or waterfalls is strictly not allowed.

    Participants are requested to carry their trash back to the city or the station and dispose of it in dustbins.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    If you are joining from Mumbai, you will have to meet the operator at Neral station. The cost for this trip is INR 520 and does not include train tickets.

    In case of injury, damage to self or property or death, the operator will not be held responsible.

    There will be no refunds or discounts given for services unused or missed due to traveller's own fault, negligence or breach of terms.

    The operator reserves the rights to alter, change or cancel any of the declared program.
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    • Peb Fort Trek Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Forests The Great Next
    • Peb Fort Trek Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Forests The Great Next
    • Peb Fort Trek Maharashtra Monsoon Trek Sahyadri Forests The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Return tickets for Pune-Karjat-Neral

    • Private jeep from Dasturi Naka to Neral station
    • Breakfast and evening snacks
    • Expertise charges
    • First aid
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Train tickets for participants from Mumbai

    • Lunch
    • Meals during transit
    • Any personal expenses
    • Snacks, cold drinks, etc
    • Any costs or services not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • A pair of track pants
    • Quick dry T-shirt
    • Trekking shoes
    • Not to wear - Jeans
    • Expensive jewellery
    • Sling bags
    • Slippers or floaters

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Technical equipment for the trek, if required.
    • Jeep travel from Dasturi Naka to Neral station
    • Basic medical kit.

    You need to get

    • ID card
    • 2 ltrs water
    • Packed lunch (compulsory)
    • Camera (optional)
    • Glucon D powder
    • Light snacks
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Clean napkin or small towel
    • Rain coat/poncho/windcheater
    • Cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Scarf
    • Haversack or backpack with raincover
    • Torch
    • Poly bags to keep valuables in case of heavy rain

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.