Prabhalmachi Fireflies Trek & Camping - Adventure Geek


Sat Jun 10 2023 at 04:00 pm to Sun Jun 11 2023 at 06:00 pm


Adventure Geek - Explore the Unexplored | Mumbai, MH

Event Grade: Easy

Endurance Level: Easy

Height of Plateau: 2300 ft approx.

Location: Panvel

Total time required for climbing: 2 hours of normal climb

Duration: 1 Night

Cost: Rs.1249/-

About Prabalmachi

Prabalmachi is located between Matheran and Panvel and comes under the Raigad District in the state of Maharashtra, India.This is a very small and remote village on the base of Fort Prabalgad. The beauty of this place is due to its rustic location where you find lots of nature and no pollution at all.Trek to Prabalmachi is about 1.5 hrs to 2 hours from its base. Height of the Prabalmachi village is 390 metres above sea level.

The village of Prabalmachi is the ‘base camp’ for a trek up the Prabalgad Fort (766 m) and Kalavantin is a 500m .It is located near the Machi and Vajepur villages.The Prabalgad Fort stands at an elevation of 2,300 feet in the Western Ghats. The fort was previously known as Muranjan until it was taken over and renamed by the Maratha forces under Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s rule. The fort has a Ganesh temple and some unidentified stone ruins. Its sister fort is Irshalgad. Right next to Prabalgad, to its north, lies the steep Kalavantin fort.

Major Attractions:

• Scenic view of city from Prabalmachi / plateau and the cool breeze

• Enjoy a panoramic view of the Sahyadris

• Amazing hike in the woods

• Wonderful climbs

• Camping at the top of the plateau

• Games with lots of fun

Travel Schedule

We’ll be boarding the below train from nearest local station. Train timings are shared below for convenience:

Participant need to board 2nd Compartment

Panvel Slow Local

04:51 pm - CSTM

05:09 pm - Wadala

05:20 pm - Kurla

05:39 pm - Vashi

06:09 pm - Panvel

Thane Slow Local

05:22 pm - Thane

05:51 pm - Nerul

06:13 pm - Panvel

Meeting Point : Panvel Railway Station at 06:15 pm


Day 1:

06:15 pm Meet Adventure GeekTeam at Panvel station and move towards Thakurwadi by local transport

07:15 pm Reach Base village, freshen up, gear up for the trek

07:30 pm Introduction round and brief on rules and regulations to be followed by everyone on the event

07:45 pm Start the trek, Reach plateau by 09.30pm

09:45 pm Dinner time freshen up enjoy local cuisines specially cooked for us

10.30 pm Night walk to spot Fireflies around us enjoy watching them

back to campsite,and If tired can retire and take rest in tents.

Day 2:

07:00 am Wake up call, freshen up.

08:00 am Breakfast.

09:00 am Start descending post breakfast along with the beautiful memories from the event

10:30 am Start return journey towards Mumbai by local transport

11:00 am Reach Mumbai and bid adieu with a promise to meet again.

Event Fee: Rs.1249/- per person.


VINAY GUPTA - 9004675388



The cost per head includes the following.

• Travel from Panvel to Base village and Return

• Unlimited Dinner, breakfast in the morning

• Tent Camping

• Local guidance

• First aid

Cost Excludes

• All kinds of extra meals / soft drinks ordered.

• Insurance, tips, porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc.

• Any kind of personal expenses.

• Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.

• All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like road blocks, bad weather.

Things to carry

• Some ready to eat food like- plum cakes, fruits, chocolates, biscuits, etc

• 2 Litres of water must

• Good trekking shoes

• Power bank

• Carry Blanket

• Torch with new batteries

• Extra pair of clothes, socks optional

• Cap, Camera as Optional

• 1 packet of electoral, enerzal, glucon-D

• Medications if required for individual

• Avoid wearing precious ornaments on an event, if possible

• And a haversack or backpack to put all the above things to be carried, so hands are free to help each other while trekking. Sling bags / jholas / trolley bags etc not allowed on the event. Please pack accordingly.



▪️For all these events you are at your own risk.

▪️Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner.

▪️We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or even local people.

▪️All the timings and itenerary mentioned above are tentative.

▪️ Adventure Geek will not refund money, if the event is cancelled due to natural calamities.



⏺Cancellation within 12hours of payment, 90% refundable

⏺Cancellation before 15 days of event, 50% refundable

⏺Cancellation before 5 days of event, 25% refundable

⏺Cancellation before 3 days of event, 15% refundable

⏺Above and after no refund.


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