Prominently known as one of the most thrilling forts to climb, Kalavantin Durg takes you through deep forests leading to the pinnacle top. Standing on Prabalmachi adjacent to the mighty Prabalgad, Kalavantin Durg is indeed a fort that offers spectacular views and that exact feeling of being on the top.
Kalavantin Durg is situated just opposite to the Prabalgad Fort between Matheran and Panvel, Maharashtra. It is approx. 2300 ft. from sea level. It is a high rising pinnacle known for its steep slopes and rock-cut stairs that gives a zest of adventure to all the trekkers.
Trek is divided into two patches, first is uphill terrain till Prabalmachi where the trek route is divided for Kalavantin Durg and Prabalgad. The second patch for Kalavantin hike is vertiginous, as the rock-cut steps are very steep and the only way to climb the Kalavantin Pinnacle. There are no railings or support while ascending or descending the Kalavantin Durg and thus makes it the hardest part of the trek.
23:30 – Reporting to the SG Team.
23:59 – Travel to the base village from Pune.
03:00 – Reach base village.
03:15 – Group introduction & briefing about the trek.
03:30 – Commence trek to Prabalmachi. Rest for 1 Hr.
07:00 – Have A Breakfast. Resume the trek.
07:30 – Start Ascending towards the col between Prabalgad Fort & Kalavantin Durg.
08:00 – From the col, we need to climb up the stairs of Kalavantin Pinnacle.
09:00 – Reach top.
10:30 – Descend at Prabalmachi. Lunch
13:30 – Reach base & Travel to Pune.
17:00 – Reach Pune with Happy Memories & Non-Biodegradable waste.
Shivajinagar > Aundh > Wakad > Lonavala > Thakurwadi (Base)
23:30 – Shivajinagar
23:45 – Aundh
23:59 – Wakad