Event Name: Fireflies Special Trek & Camping to Prabalmachi Ex Pune Event Date: 01st - 2nd June 2019 Event Cost: Rs. 1499/- per pax Total Seats: 30 Location: Prabalmachi Base Village: Thakurwadi Grade: Easy Approximate Duration: 2 hrs of Ascend
Description Prabalmachi is a little hamlet hiding in the hills, so close to our megacity! It offers a picturesque backdrop of two gigantic Sahyadri peaks--Prabalgad and Kalavantin. Leave behind the city chaos and lose yourself to the mountains by spending some fun time with the glowing fireflies. Just walk along the dense forest and quietly observe these bio-luminescent bodies twinkling all around. Yes, it’s a moment to feel surprised and get awed by these little wonders.
Spend some relaxing time at Prabalmachi base village. Simply indulge in never ending conversations and share stories. Wake up to mesmerizing views of the valley and check out the city lights that will make your weekend worthwhile.
About Prabalmachi Located very close to Pune, Prabalmachi serves as the base village for famous treks of Prabalgad and Kalavantin forts. A highlighting feature is that it also plays host to numerous fireflies. It is a sight you would have never seen before!
Major Attractions Look at numerous sparkling fireflies Camping at the hill-top Campfire activities Panoramic view of both Kalavantin & Prabalgad Team bonding games
Day 1: Saturday, 01st June 2019 06:15 pm Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Panvel ST Depot and move towards Thakurwadi by local transport 07:00 pm Reach base village. Start trek to Prabalmachi after a round of introduction. 08:30 pm Reach Prabalmachi and freshen up 09:00 pm Enjoy local cuisine for dinner 10:00 pm Head out to spot fireflies. Return to the camping site and retire for the day.
Day 2: Sunday, 02nd June 2019 07:00 am Wake up call and freshen up 08:30 am Start descend post breakfast 10:00 am Start return journey by local transport 11:00 am Reach Panvel ST Depot and catch transportation to Pune City
Inclusions Local Transport traveling from Panvel to Thakurwadi and back Food: Dinner and Breakfast with Tea Sharing Basis Home Stay Bedding Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges
Exclusions Train Travelling Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc. Anything other than above-mentioned inclusion 5% GST
Things to Carry
2 ltrs water
Torch with new cells
Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & biscuits
Extra pair of clothes
Clean napkin or towel
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
Please carry personal medicines if any
Important Information: Dear Trikoners, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.
IMPORTANT: Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon, won’t be responsible for any losses for the same. Please take return ticket till Panvel Missing the train means missing the trek, no refunds would be entertained by Travel Trikon
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands a good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.