In the truest sense of its name, Vikatgadh, with ‘Vikat’ meaning ‘difficult’, this trek is for the adventurous lot. With an altitude of 2100 ft, it surely will require a lot of stamina while climbing between rocks with little support. It begins from Anandwadi village and takes almost 4 hours to complete, of which 1.5 hours is to descend from the opposite direction, followed by a 30 minute walk along the Matheran Toy Train route.
Nothing less than a paradise for nature enthusiasts, this trek will take you through waterfalls, dense forests, lush green carpets of grass, ladders and even walking off the the mountain ridge. There’s also a cave that can accommodate 10 people at once, in case you think of stopping for a break. Now, that’s a breather! Once you reach the top, you’ll be welcomed with a breathtaking view. You will be guided by a local guide to make your trek a little less dangerous. That place has many confusing trails. You don’t want to get lost there.
We recommend you to take chocolates, glucose biscuits, snacks and lots of water for the trek! It’s going to be a tiring one.