Small Plateau situated at the base of Kalavantin Durg & Prabalgad Fort on the Mumbai Pune Express Highway. The fantastic weather and fresh air give a unique camping experience. Fireflies Trek to Prabalmachi offers you so much to unfold.
Who are these beautiful Fireflies?
Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies. This process is called bioluminescence and is shared by many other organisms, mostly sea-living or marine organisms. Fireflies light up to attract a mate. To do this, the fireflies contain specialized cells in their abdomen that helps to create light.
DAY 1: Saturday
05:00 PM – Meet at Panvel Station.
05:30 PM – Move towards Thakurwadi (Base Village) in our vehicle.
06:30 PM - Introduction Round.
06:45 PM – Start trek towards Prabalmachi. (Camping Site)
09:00 PM – Reach campsite, get refreshed.
10:00 PM – Ready to witness the Fireflies.
11:00 PM – Dinner.
12:00 AM - Late Night Campfire & Singing Activity. Horror Stories, Experiences, etc.
01:00 AM - Enjoy Sleeping in Tents. (Good Night)
DAY 2: Sunday
06:00 AM – Wake up call, get refreshed by a hot cup of tea.
8:30 AM – Start descend towards Thakurwadi (After a mandatory group pic!!!)
10:30 AM – Reach Thakurwadi, say your goodbyes. Leave for Panvel in our vehicle.
Panvel to Panvel Transport.
Accommodation in Tents on Sharing basis.
Expertise and Guide Charges.
Note: Personal tent will be available on extra charges.
Any item not covered under “Inclusions”.
THINGS TO CARRY
• Identity Proof (must)
• Torch with extra battery (must)
• A bottle of water (At least 3 Liters)
• Some ready to eat food, Plum Cakes, Biscuits etc.
• Personal Care Medicine those which u require usually.
• A good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks.
• Extra pair of clothes, Sleeping Bag, Bedsheets, etc.
• A haversack to put in all the things to be carried, so that one has ones hands free while trekking.
Also known as Muranjan, Prabalgad Fort is located between Matheran and Panvel, just about 46 Kilometers from Mumbai. As one of the oldest forms of architecture, the fort is one of the most popular tourist spots an is also among the top destinations for trekking near Mumbai . The fort has a Ganesha temple and is off the old stone ruins. At an elevation of 2300 ft, the fort was built close Matheran, the neighbouring hill to Prabalgad. From the highest point at Prabalgad, one can catch ... Read More