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Peb fort /vikat gad

This fort is situated in lush green Neral area near Matheran. There are multiple routes leading to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Peb fort (Vikatgad ) near Matheran

This is an easy trek located near Matheran. It has two routes 1. from fanaswadi - low cost and... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
Jayesh B
Mumbai, India
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This fort is situated in lush green Neral area near Matheran. There are multiple routes leading to Peb Fort/ Vikatgad. However, the route from Neral is most preferred one. The trek starts from Neral village Anandwadi (where you can reach by Rickshaw from neral station)....More

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Reviewed June 12, 2018

This is an easy trek located near Matheran. It has two routes 1. from fanaswadi - low cost and medium grade 2. Matheran Rail route- best , easy but little costly one can even climb from fanaswadi and go from Matheran rail route and enjoy...More

15  Thank Jayesh B
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Vikatgad / Peb Fort is a fort located 19km from Karjat, in Raigad district, of Maharashtra. This fort is in continuation with the Malang gad, Tauli Hill and Chanderi fort of the Matheran Hill Range. Vikatgad is a favourite destination for the one day trekkers....More

4  Thank Neelachandra
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Vikatgad/ Peb Fort derives its name from the local goddess 'Pebi' and is popularly known as ‘Vikatgad Fort’ because its topmost peak is shaped like the elephant-headed God, Lord Ganesha. Also, as per historical references, this fort was used for storing grains during the reign...More

7  Thank Amit20k
Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

Trek starts at point 138 we were a small group of 8 people who went with a trekking group.. It's a moderate trek which is Lil risky one mistake and you may be in danger..avoid going on night treks as it has mountain on one...More

1  Thank RITIKAT43
Reviewed August 12, 2017

one of the best places to trek near Mumbai...Matheran mountain is adjacent ..great accessibility has caused a mad rush of the trekkers to this fort and has resulted in casualties plus human traffic jam in recent months of monsoon...please avoid going there on weekends ...the...More

1  Thank Madhav U
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Fantastic place during monsoon. Must visit once in a life with friends (not with family). Child could not complete trekking. Its little bit hard specially with heavy wind and rain. But without rain there is no fun. So, enjoy in monsoon only.

3  Thank SagarG512
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Peb Fort also known as Vikatgad ,Vikat which means difficult.It is located near Neral and connects to Matheran mountain range.It is 2100 feet high.I can describe trek to Vikatgad as Adventurous and thrilling experience.It requires quite a lot of stamina to climb up almost 3.5...More

Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Awsome to place to visit during the monsoons. Grade is easy to moderate. Moderate being the part where one has to cross a rock structure which needs a bit of help from someone experienced especially when it is raining. The path is straight and one...More

1  Thank JasonMascar
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Yes I started from fanaswadi (neral to fasanwadi ₹30 per seat by auto if 5 seats)..The trek to the fort is not at all hard but the route is confusing so you require a guide who charges ₹500. The view from the route is ok..ok...More

5  Thank ViajeroT2
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