Karnala Fort Trek

:Karnala Fort
:Jun - Sep
:1 Day
Event Type
:Adventure, Experience
Start From
:Panvel Railway Station
:Panvel Railway Station

Karnala Fort Trek

Karnala Fort
1 Day

Event Overview

Karnala is a famous bird sanctuary located on Mumbai Goa Highway. It also houses a small fort at top. Many rulers have ruled this fort from Yadav dynasty, Tughalq, Gujurat Sultanate, Nizamshah of Ahmednagar. Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj captured this fort in 1670. It held strategic importance because of entrance to Raigad region and overlooked Bhor pass. Aurangzeb captured it after Shivaji’s death in 1680. When Peshwa dominance grew it was recaptured in 1740 and later fell to British East India Company in 1818.

On top of fort are ruins and small pinnacle known as Pandu’s tower. It was primarily used as watch tower. Climbing on this tower is now prohibited by the forest department. One can see Prabalgad, Matheran, Chanderi, Dronagiri fort, and Rajmachi.
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Event Details


Day 1 - Karnala Fort Trek
  • Meet at 7:30 am, Panvel railway station.
  • Depart to Karnala bird Sanctuary. Enroute breakfast at Pen.
  • Have small introduction and briefing session.
  • Start trekking by 09:30 am and reach at top within 02 hours.
  • Explore fort and have lunch at top. Start descending by 03:00 pm.
  • Return journey to Panvel.
  • Trek Concludes with Happy Memories


High Tea

Adventure Activities





Local Transport

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 07.00 AM Drop Time: 07.00 PM

Things To Carry

  • Id Proof Compulsory
  • Lunch / Dinner as per schedule.
  • Water Bottle (2 Liters Compulsory)
  • Electral Powder / Energy bars / Dry Snacks (dry fruits. biscuits, plum cakes etc).
  • Good grip quality trekking shoes – Must (Please check soles of your shoes and get them stitched if necessary).
  • Personal Medication / First Aid kit
  • Toiletries (Napkin, facewash, tissue paper etc.).
  • Cap, goggles, sunscreen, moisturizer, mosquito repellent etc. (as per season)
  • Proper Backpack to carry all these things (No handbags, duffle bag or jholas)
  • Camera (Optional)
  • Rainwear (Jacket / Ponchos ) or Winter wear (Jackets, warmers or sweaters) – (as per season).
  • Carry your own glass, bowl, spoon and plate (if necessary)
  • Extra Pair of Clothes (as per schedule)
  • Sleeping bag / mat / bedsheet (as per schedule)
  • Slippers (optional – at the end of day / trek so that your feet can relax).



  • Transportation from Panvel to Panvel by local tum tum
  • Breakfast & Evening Refreshments
  • Guide & Expertise Charges
  • Entry Charges
  • GST


  • Tax as applicable
  • Lunch on trek
  • Anything other than mentioned above

Terms & Conditions

Alcohol and smoking is strictly disallowed on treks. If found, trekking under influence of drugs or drinks you’ll be barred from the trek. And our responsibility ceases with you.
Littering is strictly not allowed on treks.
Do not leave empty plastic bottles, biscuit or chocolate wrappers behind.
We have to carry our own garbage/leftovers back to the city.
Wear proper loose fitting clothes no jeans pants allowed.
Try and wear full sleeve top and long bottoms or pants.
Will spare you from mosquitoes, insect bites or thorny bushes (your choice).
Talk to the native villagers gently and give respect to them. Cause we are their guests.
Do not carry lots of cash, gold or any valuables. We are not responsible for the loss.

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