Grade : Moderate
Region : Matheran
Base village : Anandwadi/Fanaswadi
Landmark : Neral
Number of Routes : 1
Highest Altitude : 2100 Feet (640m)
Trek Duration : 4 Hours ascend, 1 hour descend, 1.5 hours walk
Surrounding Peaks : Nakhind
Ideal Season : June to September
Major Attarction :
360 View and Temple at Top, Caves, Descend through Ladder, Walk on Forest covered Toy Train Rail Track and View of Kadyavarcha Ganpati
Water Sources :
There is a small water tank near the caves. However water is not potable at times hence it is recommended to carry water from Base Village itself.
History Info :
Ancient Name & Meaning (if any) :
It is assumed that this fort derived its name Peb from the ‘Goddess Pebi’ at the base of the fort. Historical references clearly indicate that Shivaji Maharaj used the caves on the fort as silos for grain storage. It is also known as Vikatgad.