The village of Prabalmachi is the ‘base camp’ for a trek up the Prabalgad Fort. just Before Monsoon starts Millions Of Fireflies gather to attract their Mates. We Get opportunity to Witness these amazing bugs. Kalavantin is a 500m high pinnacle on the northern edge of the Prabal plateau. It is located near the Machi and Vajepur villages.
Prabalgad Fort is located between Matheran and Panvel in the Indian state of Maharashtra, at an elevation of 2300 feet in the Western Ghats. It was built on a plateau very close to Matheran, but unlike Matheran it does not have a good source of water. It was known as Muranjan until it was taken over and renamed by the Maratha forces under Shivaji’s rule. The fort contains a temple to Ganesh and some stone ruins. Its sister fort is Irshalgad. The Ulahas River runs to the east of the fort. The Gadhi River, and the Chanderi and Peb forts are to the west. To the south is the Patalganga River, and Manikgad and to the north is the Karnala fort.
Some info about the fort:
Type : Hill forts Place : Prabalmachi Location: Near panvel Elevation : 390 Metres Simple 1.5 HR AScend Difficulty: Easy
Meeting Point - Panvel Ticket Counter - 07:30 PM
Schedule for The Trek:-
07:30 PM - Travel towards Base Village in Tum Tum
08:15 PM - Reach Base Village
08:30 PM - Start Trek (Simple 1:30 hrs Trek)
10:00 PM - Reach Camping Site,Fix Tents
10:30 PM - Dinner, walk nearby areas to explore Fireflies
06:00 AM - Morning wake up call, freshern up, breakfast
08:00 AM - Start Descend
10:00 AM - Reach Panvel Station
Expenses for Trek - Rs. 800/- per person which Includes dinner,camping charges,breakfast tea,and travel to and Fro from Panvel to Panvel.
Important things to carry : Water Bottle (2 ltrs) Some snacks biscuits waffers, choclates,plum cakes,fruits etc Tang\Electrol\Glucose 1 pack Medicines if required Good Trekking shoes,extra pair shocks,. Extra pair of clothes
Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited. Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories” The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained. Rafting / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. The Trekking-Spartans will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.
Watching Fireflies in this season possibilities are High. But If in any circumstances we are unable to site them Then Trekking Spartans is Not responsible for Any Refund.
117 km from Pune, lies this historic allure of the Prabalgad Fort, also known as Muranjan or Pradhangad. Built during the Bahmani Sultanate period, this is a location for trekking as well as learning. Rising high to about 2300 feet in the Western Ghats, the fort stands tall. It is built on a rocky plateau and has a steep climb from the base village of Shedung. This trek is a great experience and leaves with an amount of rock cuts and there are no safety railings giving you a sense of adventure. The challenges are ... Read More
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