Vikatgad Peb Fort Trek in Maharashtra
Vikatgad Peb Fort Trek in Maharashtra
Vikatgad Peb Fort Trek in Maharashtra
Vikatgad Peb Fort Trek in Maharashtra

Vikatgad Peb Fort Trek in Maharashtra

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Vikatgad Peb Fort Trek in Maharashtra

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  • Escape the city life and slip into the historical era of Peb Fort on a 1 Day Trip to uncover its mysteries.
  • Cover a 4 KM long trek navigating through lush landscapes to enter the spiritual world of Lord Ganesh.
  • Trek up to an elevation of 640 meters and feast your eyes with a panoramic view of the mystical nature.
  • Experience a safe trekking journey to Peb Fort under the guidance of our Professional Trek Leader & Team. 


Quick Info:

  • Activity Location: Near Karjat, Maharashtra
  • Fort Altitude: 2100 ft
  • Trek Altitude: 2050 ft
  • Trek Trail: Jungle Trail
  • Trek Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trek Endurance: High
  • Trek Length: Approx 4 KM (One side)

About Peb Fort:

  • Peb Fort, also called Vikatgad is a historical destination nestled in the Sahyadri Mountain Range near the beautiful town of Neral in Maharashtra. Present at an elevation of 640 meters, Peb Fort lures all sorts of people, no matter whether they are a seeker of natural beauty and adventure or a sucker of historical things. 
  • The path to Peb Fort is filled with scenic trails, lush landscapes and gushing waterfalls taking you away from your city life to the embrace of nature. Intricate carvings, caves and marvellous architecture, everything is waiting to tell you their stories. And not to forget the tranquillity of nature that is a true feast for the eyes.

About Peb Fort Trek from Mumbai or Pune:

  • The journey will start from Neral Station, so catch Karjat Fast Local from your nearby station and reach the pickup point on time or catch the bus if coming from Pune. From here on you will be taking a short drive to the Campsite, Matheran. 
  • Meet our representatives and have a short introductory session where you will get to know about our team and the trek plans. You will be accompanied by our team on your entire journey. 
  • Upon arrival at Matheran, we will straight away get our feet moving towards the Peb Fort, the highlight of the trek. We will trek up to a height of 640 meters to dive into the history of Peb Fort.
  • Wander around feeling the spiritual aura emitting from the statue of Lord Ganesh at the Fort entrance. Witness the intricate carvings and marvellous architecture that has its own stories to tell.
  • Get ready to feast your eyes with the mystical beauty of the surroundings and your stomach with some Theplas made with savoury flavours, magical ingredients and lots of love. 
  • Trek back down to the Base Camp in Matheran and hop on your ride taking you back to Neral Station. It is time to end your trip, so don't forget to give a warm farewell hug to your trip. 
  • Catch your train taking you back to your Home Sweet Home with bags full of unforgettable memories of your trip to the Peb Fort filled with mysteries and adventures. 

Mumbai (Neral) Train Timing & Location:

  • 06:10 AM: Take CSMT- Karjat fast local to Neral station
  • 06:24 AM: Dadar
  • 06:31 AM: Kurla
  • 06:35 AM: Ghatkopar
  • 06:49 AM: Thane
  • 07:05 AM: Dombivli
  • 07:15 AM: Kalyan
  • 07:51 AM: Get down at Neral station

Pickup Points & Timings (Bus for Pune Participants):

Available Group Departures:

  • June: 24th, 25th
  • July: 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th
  • August: 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th
  • September: 2nd, 3rd, 9th,10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 30th
  • October: 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th
  • November: 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th


  • Minimum 6 people required to operate Saturday batches, if not then it will be shifted to the Sunday batch.


  • Travel from Neral or Pune (As per Package)
  • Meals: [Breakfast (Poha/Medu Vada/Idli) & Lunch]
  • Guide Charge & Entry Charges
  • Expertise Charges
  • First Aid Charges

Not Included

  • Travel till Neral Station
  • 5% GST
  • Personal Expenses
  • Any Cost not mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Any Expenses incurred due to Unforeseen situations like Roadblocks, Bad weather
  • Any Medical/Emergency Evacuation
  • Insurance

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Things To Carry

  • Water Bottle
  • Snacks
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Comfortable Footwear
  • Backpack
  • Flashlight
  • Sunscreen
  • UA Voucher

Additional Info

Know Before You for Peb Fort Trek:

  • The trek is weather-bound and may lead to cancellation of the trip in case of unfavourable weather conditions. 
  • We have the right to modify the trip schedule in case of any unforeseen situation or changes in Govt. rules and regulations. 
  • The trip strictly prohibited the consumption of alcohol or drugs. 
  • You must have face masks/shields and sanitisers with you. 
  • The meals during the trip will be freshly cooked and packed.
  • You need to have a valid ID proof for the trek. 
  • Carry a waterproof backpack or have a waterproof cover with you. 
  • Pack at least 2 pairs of comfortable clothes. You can also bring an extra set of clothes if you want. 
  • Make sure you have a raincoat, windcheater and your necessary toiletries. 
  • We do provide you with first aid kits, but it is recommended to have your necessary medications with you. 
  • To keep yourself energized during the trek, have a water bottle and some snacks/dry fruits/energy bars.
  • Avoid littering around the trek and keep the environment clean. 

How To Reach


By Air:The nearest airport to Matheran is Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM). From the airport, you can take a taxi or hire a pre-paid cab to reach Matheran directly. The distance between Mumbai and Matheran is approximately 44 kilometers, and the journey by road takes around 2-3 hours.

By Road:Matheran is a vehicle-free hill station, and private vehicles are not allowed beyond a certain point. However, you can drive your vehicle up to a designated parking area in Dasturi Naka, which is around 3 kilometers from the Matheran town center.

By Train:The closest railway station to Matheran is Neral Junction, located about 11 kilometers away. Neral is well-connected to major cities like Mumbai and Pune by regular train services.The toy train takes about 2 hours to reach Matheran,

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Take CSMT- Karjat fast local to Neral station:

6:10 AM

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6:24 AM

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6:31 AM

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6:35 AM

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6:49 AM

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7:05 AM

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7:15 AM

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Get down at Neral station:

7:51 AM