Karnala

One Day Trek to Karnala

Overview

The thumb like pinnacle which can be seen towards west of Panvel on Mumbai Pune Highway always attracts attention of travelers, it is Fort Karnala. The base of the fort is surrounded by bird sanctuary.

The fort dates back to Saatvahan era and the great Shri Shiv Chhatrapati conquered it in 1657AD. The fort was surrendered to Mughals during the Purandar treaty in 1665AD. Later it was again conquered in 1670 AD along with Kalyan region. Post death of Shri Shambhu Chhatrapati, it was under Mughal Rule until it was captured by the Peshwas. Colonel Protheroe from the British Army captured the fort in 1818 AD.

The top of the fort is meager and has ruins of an entrance and a housing complex. There is a pinnacle which one can climb with use of appropriate equipment and skill of rock climbing. At the base of pinnacle, there are cisterns and warehouses.

                              Departure                               Arrival
        05:30 on 8 July 2018 at Rajaram Bridge Corner         20:00 on 8 July 2018 at Rajaram Bridge Corner

    Odyssey Type: One Day

    Difficulty Level: Medium

    Endurance Level: Medium

    Base: Mumbai – Goa Highway (Village Shirdhon)

    Distance From Pune: 130 kms

    Region: Panvel

05:30 Reporting

06:00 Departure (Breakfast on the way)

09:00 Arrival at base & Start the trek

12:00 Reach Top & Exploration

12:30 Lunch break

13:00 Start descending

15:30 Departure towards Pune

17:00 Tea Break

19:30 Arrival at Pune

Step 1: Contact Call us on +91 9764384221 or +91 9028163088 for seat availability.

Step 2: Payment You have for options to pay us: (a) Online Transfer, (b) UPI, (c) PayTM, (d) Cheque.

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Online Transfer:

            Bank Name : HDFC Bank

            Branch : Hingne Khurd

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                        Compulsory                         Suggested
    1) Water 2 liters or more

    2) Good Rucksack with rain cover

    3) Personal Medicines if any

    4) ID Proof

    5) Dinner

    1) Dry foods like: Chikki, Chocolates and cakes etc.

    2) Extra Pair of clothes & sleepers/ floaters

    3) Rain protection / wind cheater/ cap / scarf as per the weather.

    4) Hand Towel

    5) Sunscreen lotion / face wash

    6) Camera or Binoculars

Rs. 1050 per person

                        Inclusions                         Exclusions
      1) Travel by a private non AC bus.      

      2) Tea & Breakfast, Lunch & high tea      

      3) Adventure Experts & Leaders      

      4) First aid kit.     

      5) Safety & Tested Equipments      

      6) Government Service Tax      

      7) Personal Entry, Toll & Parking etc      

      1) Personal orders of Tea, coffee, Cold Drinks, Mineral Water,

          Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, etc.     

      2) Personal expenditure of any kind.     

      3) Insurance Coverage.     

      4) Medical expenses other than “First aid”.     

      5) Any other charges not specifically mentioned in "Fee Includes"     

1) Pristine Nature Trail

2) Adventure for all

3) Splendid midnight views of Pune City

5) Lots of fun filled time

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