If you're scared of the word ''trek
'', this one is for you! Join in for a lovely trek to Karnala Fort - a quaint fort near Panvel that overlooks a sprawling bird sanctuary.Fort History:
Once the capital of the northern Konkan regions, this fort came under the command of the Portuguese, was conquered by Chhatrapati Shivaji, later captured by various empires like the Mughals, the Peshwas and finally, by the British East India Company in 1818!Attractions:
Trek up to Karnala and soak in the spectacular view with Haji Malang to the northeast, just before Prabalgad and Matheran; Bhimashankar to the east; Rajmachi and Duke's Nose to the south; the Mahal Mira hill range to the southwest and Mumbai to the west.Itinerary:
06:00 AM: The bus will pick up people from the pre-decided pick up points and leave from Mumbai.
08.15 AM: You reach Karnala Bird Sanctuary. Light breakfast and a round of introductions at the base.
09.00 AM: You start the trek.
12.00 PM: You reach the fort. Rest at the top and eat lunch here (packed lunch provided by them).
01.30 PM: You start descending back to where you started from.
03.00 PM: You reach the start point and leave for Mumbai.
05.00 PM: You're back in the city with some amazing memories of the trek.Includes:
Travel by Non AC bus from Mumbai to trek base and back, breakfast and packed lunch, trek expertise and guidance.Does not include:
Any other meal, activity or expense not mentioned
About Some Place Else:
Some Place Else is an experiential travel company that curates offbeat getaways and trips that let you explore places around Mumbai in a very enriching, yet fun way. They put together experiences like nature trails, exciting treks, fantastic bicycle trails, city walks, food
trails, camping getaways with music
and barbecue and also, a fun treasure hunt!