Prabalgad Fort Blog

Prabalgad Fort Blog


Fort is located in between Matheran and Panvel in Raigad District in Maharashtra State. The structure is built at a height of 2300 feet in the Sahyadris Mountain Range. Prabalgad Fort is settled on a top of a plateau.  Prabalgad consists of a sister fort which is named as Irshalgad Fort. It is situated in the vicinity of the main fort. Irshalgad is comparatively smaller in area. However, there are numerous water reservoir that were cut from the rock.


Prabalgad Fort Details

  • Prabalgad Fort Height 2300 feet
  • Prabalgad Fort Level Easy
  • Prabalgad Fort Trekking Time 1 and ½ hours
  • Prabalgad Fort Weather - Hot during day and Pleasant at Night
  • Best time to visit Prabalgad Fort Monsoon and Winter Season

Places to see near Prabalgad  Fort

  • Kalavantin Durg
  • Irshalgad
  • Prabalmachi Camping
  • Bhavani Temple
  • Chanderi Fort
  • Karnala Bird Sanctuary
  • Karnala Fort
  • Zenith Falls
  • Kalavantin Durg
  • Irshalgad
  • Gadeshwar Dam
  • Manikgad


How to Reach Prabalgad Fort

  • Distance from Mumbai is 48.5 km via Sion Panvel Expressway
  • Distance from Pune is 117.6 km via Mumbai Pune Expressway
  • The Fort is Visible from Mumbai - Pune Express Highway
  • By Train travel to Panvel and you can hire 6 seater auto rickshaw which are available from Gandhi Hospital and Old Panvel.
  • Another choice is to board the hourly State Transport bus at Panvel Bus Depot to Thakurwadi and from Thakurwadi onwards you can complete your journey to the fort on foot.


Things to do Prabalgad Fort

  • Sightseeing
  • Trekking
  • Experience the chilled air
  • Camping at Prabalmachi
  • Photographing Kalavantin Durg from Prabalgad
  • Trekking till Irshalgad from Prabalmachi



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