Prabalgad Fort is located between Matheran and Panvel at an elevation of 2,300 feet. It was built at the pinnacle of the rocky plateau very close to Matheran. Previously, the fort was known as Muranajan and renamed by the Maratha forces under the rule of Chhatrapati Shivaji. There is a dense forest on the way till the top of fort Prabal. This fort can be approached via a steep climb of a waterfall route.
Difficulty Level: Medium. You need to walk 10kms uphill and 10kms downhill.
Itinerary: #Sunday, 07:00 - Meet at Panvel Railway Station and move towards the base of Prabalgad 08:30 - Have Breakfast, Introduction, and briefing 09:30 - Start trekking to Prabalgad 13:00- Reach Prabalgad and explore the lush green landscape 13:30 - Start descending. 15:00 - Reach Prabalmachi and lunch. Then descend back to base 17:30 - Reach base and move to Panvel Station 18:30 - Reach Panvel station and then back to your respective locations
Inclusions: -.Travel till base village from Panvel and back in a Jeep - Entry fees at Prabalmachi - Breakfast, Lunch, and Refreshments - Expertise charges
Exclusions: - Train tickets to Panvel - Bottled water/soft drinks - Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
Things to carry: - At least 2-liter water (preferably in personal reusable bottles) - Good trekking shoes or sport shoes - Adequate rain protection for yourself and bag - We appreciate participants who bring healthy foods like juices, dry fruits, Energy bars, etc. - A haversack to put everything. Sling bag not allowed in the trek
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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Prabalgad Fort ( Outside Mumbai )
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