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Fireflies Special Trek and Camp at Prabhalmachi

Fireflies Special Trek and Camp at Prabhalmachi

Camping | Age 3+


Meeting Point : Panvel Railway Station at 06:15 pm

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.


Travel from Panvel to Base village and Return

Unlimited Dinner, breakfast in the morning

Tent Camping on Duel & Triple sharing basis.

Local guidance

First aid


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.


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

Enjoy a panoramic view of the Surrounding and the city

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 

Day 1:

06:15 pm Meet Adventure Geek Team 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 09.30 pm 

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.


Things to Carry

Id Proof

2 Liters of water (Must)

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

Good trekking shoes

Power bank

Carry Blanket/jacket

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.


  • Age limit: 3+
  • Tickets once booked cannot be exchanged or refunded.
  • Camp leader’s decision will be final and binding.
  • Adventure Geek reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
  • Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelery, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.
  • The campsite has a strict NO Smoking/Drug/Alcohol Policy. 
  • All timings mentioned above are tentative.