Fireflies Night Trek to Prabalmachi

Prabalgad Fire Flies

 

About Prabalmachi 

Prabalmachi Located near Shedung Phata is the base village for two famous treks Kalavantin Durg and Prabalgad. Prabalmachi Village offers basic camping comforts for enthusiast with great views. You can see Karnala Fort , Panvel City , Matheran , Irshalgad , Morbe Dam from Prabalmachi and by climbing near by forts. It is very popular trekking destination near Navi Mumbai. Lush green forest and excellent trekking opportunity are available around Prabalmachi. Locals take outmost care of campers by providing homestay or tents with home cooked food.

 

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.

 

Batches for Trek to Prabalmachi

  • 16th 17th June 2018 - registration closed 

Event Details

Fireflies Night Trek to Prabalmachi Event Details

  • Prabalmachi night trek difficulty level: Medium.
  • Region: Panvel
  • Total time required for climbing: Maximum 2.5 hrs from Thakurwadi.
  • Duration: 1 day and 1 night.
  • Base Village Prabalmachi 
  • Prabalgad fort height: 2300 ft. (approx)
  • Cost: Rs 1300.

 

Event Itinerary

Prabalmachi Fireflies Trek Event Itinerary 

 

Train Timings

16:35 CSMT

17:04 Kurla

17:24 Vashi

17:33 Nerul

17:55 Panvel

 

Day 1 - Saturday

18:00 Assemble outside of Panvel Railway Station.

18:15 Move towards base village Thakurwadi by tumtum or local vehicle

19:00 Reach Thakurwadi and ascend to Prabalmachi.

Enjoy fireflies while ascending.

22:00 Reach Prabalmachi village and dinner.

After dinner go for fireflies walk around village.

 

Day 2 - Sunday

05:30 Wake up and freshen up.

06:00 View sunrise

06:30 Breakfast

07:30 Descend to Thakurwadi.

10:00 Reach at Thakurwadi and move toward Panvel.

11:00 Reach Panvel railway station

 

Cost Includes

  • Transportation from Panvel to Base village to Panvel by local vehicle.
  • 1 veg dinner and 1 veg breakfast.
  • Accommodation on sharing Basis.
  • Guide & expertise charges.

Cost Excludes

  • Travel cost from Mumbai to Panvel and back.
  • Travel from Pune to Panvel and back.
  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.

Note

  • People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience.
  • Missing the train is missing Fireflies Night Trek to Prabalmachi, no refund will be provided.

 

How to Register

Batches for Trek to Prabalmachi

Registration closed - 16th 17th June 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

For Registration and confirmation transfer Rs. 1300.00 per person in the given a/c

 

Account Name - Treks and Trails 

Bank Name - Axis Bank

Account Number - 917020047534079

Branch: Churchgate – Mumbai

IfSC Code - UTIB0000695

Account Type - Current Account

 

Once payment is done, please send an email to      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   with Transaction ID, Participant Names, email ID, Whatsapp mobile number, emergency contact number.

Please Call or email for any clarification: 

  • Treks and Trails Mumbai mobile / Whatsapp - 8828746865 / 8828004949 

 

Cancellation Policy - Prabalmachi Fireflies Trek

  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.

 

Things to Carry

Thing to carry

  • 2/3 liters of water.
  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars.
  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets.
  • Good Torch must with extra battery.
  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on trek.
  • Sleeping material. (Sleeping bag or 2 bedsheets).
  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters.
  • Extra pair of clothes.
  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen.
  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine.
  • Identity Proof.
  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles.
  • Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.
  • Double pack your valuables / phones in plastic bags.
  • Rainwear / Poncho / Waterproof jacket etc. if you don’t want to get wet.

 

FAQ Fireflies Night Trek to Prabalmachi

Frequently Asked Questions

1.  Can we drive till Thakurwadi?

Yes.

 

2. Distance from Mumbai to Thakurwadi?

Two hours drive from Mumbai 55 km approx.

 

 3. Distance from Pune to Thakurwadi?

Three hours drive from Pune - 125 km approx.

 

4. Number of days required for this event?

One day and one night.

 

5. Is there food available on Prabalmachi?

Yes.

 

6. How much time required to climb Prabalmachi?

2.5-3 hours (one way)

 

7. Where can we park our cars?

Base Village at your own risk.

 

8. Is there any parking charge?

Yes.

 

9. Do Single travellers female sign up for these events?

We have 60 - 40 % or more Male - Female ratios on our events.

Many Single Travelling Female join our events.

 

10. Are Kids allowed on treks?

Kids below 15 with Parents supervision only.

 

11. What type of food will be provided?

Only Veg local home cooked food is available.

 

12. Phone Connectivity?

Limited phone connectivity available for most cellular service.

 

13. Is cash payment or spot payment accepted?

Cash payment is not accepted.

 

Registration against 100% upfront payment only via Paytm / UPI / NEFT / IMPS /  Payment   Gateway.

On the spot payment not accepted.

We need to book in advance bus / jeep and make other arrangements upfront payment is must.

 

14. Will I get bottled water?

Normal well water shall be provided.

 

15. Can I charge my phone?

No electricity. Please carry a power bank if required.

 

16. How is the weather now?

Summer Temperature Night 20oC - Day 39°C approx.

Monsoon it rains very heavily please double pack your expensive phones and gadgets

 

17. Can we smoke or drink alcohol?

NO. People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit event on immediate basis.

 

18. Can we listen to music on Bluetooth speaker?

Listening to music on earphones or Bluetooth speaker is not allowed while trekking, Bluetooth speaker not allowed inside homestay.

 

19. How do I make payment?

You can pay online on our website in how to register tabs.

 

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Shimla - Kinnaur - Spiti – Shimla

Sarahan

A beautiful trip through the high mountains and deep valleys of Kinnaur to Spiti and ending back in Shimla since Manali route is shut till June end and hence we suggest this trip.

Right time to visit - May to October

 

Event Itinerary

Event Itinerary:

Day 1: Chandigarh – Shimla – Kufri - Narkanda (180 Kms/ 7-8 hours)

Arrive at Chandigarh and head towards Shimla. Stay in the midst of nowhere in Narkanda.

Day 2: Narkanda – Rampur – Sarahan – Wangtoo - Sangla (160 Kms/ 7-8 hours)

After breakfast proceed to Sangla via Rampur. Sangla is one of the most beautiful valleys in India. Stay in Sangla

Day 3: Sangla – Chitkul - Kalpa (100 Kms/ 4-5 hours)

After breakfast proceed to Chitkul- last village on Indo-Tibet border. From Chitkul, we head to Kalpa. Stay at Kalpa

Day 4: Kalpa – Pooh - Khab - Nako- Sumdo - Tabo (170 Kms/ 9-10 Kms)

After an early breakfast proceed to Tabo this day. See the confluence of Spiti and Sutlej River at Khab. Lunch at a beautiful village called Nako.  Visit Gue to see the Mummy (If time permits) Stay at Tabo

Day 5: Tabo – Dhankar - Kaza (65 Kms/ 2.5 hours)

After breakfast, visit the “Ajanta of Himalayas”- The Tabo Monastery which is close to 1000 years old now. Visit Dhankar Monastery- Seat of the King in ancient times- the most beautiful setting of a monument which hangs on a cliff and overlooks the confluence of Spiti and Pin River. Stay in Kaza

Day 6: Kaza - Kye – Kibber - Kaza (40 Kms/ 2 hours)

After breakfast proceed to Kye Monastery and Kibber Village. Kye monastery is on top of a mountain overlooking the Spiti valley and huge river bed. We shall climb a little further and visit Kibber Village- which use to be highest villages in the world once upon a time. Stay at Kaza

Day 7: Kaza – Langza – Hikkim – Komic – Demul - Pin Valley (70 Kms/ 4-5 hours)

After breakfast proceeds to Langza- the main area for Fossils, Hikkim - the highest post office in the world and Komik - one of the highest villages in the world at 4600 meters. Also, visit the Tangyud monastery in Komic. After that proceed to Pin Valley via Demul homestay in Mud (Pin Valley)

Day 8: Pin Valley - Nako (120 Kms/ 4 hours)

After breakfast proceed to Nako, on the way visit Kungri Monastery in Sagnam and Mummy of a Monk (550 years old) in Gue. Stay in Nako

Day 9: Nako - Narkanda (250 Kms/ 10-11 hrs)

After an early breakfast proceed to Narkanda. This day will be a long day for travel and hence we leave early from Nako. Stay at Narkanda

Day 10: Narkanda – Shimla - Chandigarh (180 Kms/ 6-7 hours)

Leave early in the morning to catch your afternoon/evening flight/train from Chandigarh back to your hometown.

 

Cost Includes

  • Breakfast and Dinner. (except in Chandigarh).
  • Accommodation on twin sharing.
  • Taxi for 10 days as per the plan.
  • Driver to act as basic guide.
  • All expenses for the driver are paid for, including tolls.

 

Cost Excludes

  • Journey tickets for Chandigarh or back.
  • Lunch, snacks and beverages.
  • Any kind of insurance.
  • Guide.
  • Cost of any emergency.
  • Bus ticket, Monument entry fee, cost of permits.
  • Any personal expenses.

 

How to Register

For Registration and Confirmation transfer the amount in the given a/c

Account Name: Treks and Trails 

Bank Name: Axis Bank 

Account Number: 917020047534079

Branch: Churchgate - Mumbai

IfSC Code:  UTIB0000695 

Account Type: Current Account

Once payment is done, please send an email to      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with Transaction ID, Participant Names, Pickup Point, email ID, mobile phone number, emergency contact number.

Please Call or email for any clarification 

  • Treks and Trails Mumbai 8828746865 / 8828004949

 

Cancellation Policy:

  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.

 

Packages

Shimla – Kinnaur – Spiti – Shimla (10 days)

Homestay Package Cost (In Rupee)

Per person cost excluding service tax                                                                  

Group Size                 Sumo /Tavera            Scorpio/ Xylo             Innova                       

  2                                30900/-                        33400/-                        35100/-

  4                                22400/-                        23600/-                        24500/-

  6                                19500/-                        20300/-                        20800/-

  8                                22400/-                        23600/-                        24500/-

  10                              20600/-                        21600/-                        22300/-

  12                              19500/-                        20300/-                        20800/-

 

Budget Hotels Package Cost (In Rupee)

Per person cost excluding service tax

Group Size                 Sumo /            Tavera           Scorpio/ Xylo             Innova

  2                                33000/-                        35500/-                        37200/-

  4                                24500/-                        25700/-                        26600/-

  6                                21600/-                        22400/-                        22900/-

  8                                24500/-                        25700/-                        26600/-

  10                              22700/-                        23700/-                        24400/-

  12                              21600/-                        22400/-                        22900/-

 

Luxury Hotels Package Cost (In Rupee)

Per person cost excluding service tax

Group Size                 Scorpio/ Xylo             Innova           

  2                                46400/-                        48100/-

  4                                36600/-                        37400/-

  6                                33300/-                        33800/-

  8                                36600/-                        37400/-

  10                              34600/-                        35200/-

  12                              33300/-                        33800/-

 

Shimla - Kinnaur - Spiti – Manali

Koumik

A beautiful trip through the high mountains and deep valleys of Kinnaur to Spiti and ending back in Manali crossing the high pass of Rohtang and Kunzum This trip is only possible from July when the road between Kunzum and Rohtang opens.

Right time to visit - July to October

 

Event Itinerary

Event Itinerary

Day 1: Chandigarh – Shimla – Kufri - Narkanda (180 Kms/ 7-8 hours).

Day 2: Narkanda- Rampur- Sarahan- Wangtoo- Sangla (160 Kms/ 7-8 Kms).

Day 3: Sangla – Chitkul - Kalpa (100 Kms/ 4 hours).

  • Chitkul- last village on Indo-Tibet border.

Day 4: Kalpa – Pooh – Khab – Nako – Sumdo - Tabo (170 Kms/ 9-10 hours).

Day 5: Tabo – Dhankar - Pin Valley (70 Kms/ 4 hours).

  • “Ajanta of Himalayas”- The Tabo Monastery which is close to 1000 years old now.
  • Dhankar Monastery- Seat of the King in ancient times- the most beautiful setting of a monument which hangs on a cliff and overlooks the confluence of Spiti and Pin River.

Day 6: Pin Valley – Kye – Khibber - Kaza (80 Kms/ 4 hours).

  • Kungri monastery - the last hold of Buchen Lamas in Sangam.
  • Kye monastery - is on top of a mountain overlooking the Spiti valley and a huge river bed.
  • Kibber Village - which was once the highest motorable village in the world.

Day 7: Kaza – Hikkim - Koumik – Langza - Kaza (70 Kms/ 3 hours).

  • Langza - the main area for Fossils.
  • Hikkim - the highest post office in the world.
  • Komik - one of the highest villages in the world at 4600 meters.

Day 8: Kaza - Losar - Kunzum Pass - Chandratal Lake (120 Kms/ 5 hours).

  • Chandra Tal - the Lake of the moon.
  • Losar - the last village of Spiti valley.

Day 9: Chandratal – Batal – Chatru – Gramphoo - Rohtang Pass - Manali (120 Kms/ 7 hours).

Day 10: Manali- Kullu- Mandi- Chandigarh (290 Kms/ 10 hours).

Leave early in the morning to catch your evening flight/train/bus from Chandigarh back to your hometown. Trip ends here.

 

Cost Includes

  • Breakfast and Dinner. (except in Manali)
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Taxi for 10 days as per the plan.
  • Driver to act as basic guide.
  • All expenses for the driver are paid for, including tolls.

  

Cost Excludes

  • Journey tickets for Chandigarh or back.
  • Lunch, snacks and beverages.
  • Any kind of insurance.
  • Guide.
  • Cost of any emergency.
  • Bus ticket, Monument entry fee, cost of permits, camera charges.
  • Any personal expenses.

 

How to Register

For Registration and Confirmation transfer the amount in the given a/c

Account Name: Treks and Trails 

Bank Name: Axis Bank 

Account Number: 917020047534079

Branch: Churchgate - Mumbai

IfSC Code:  UTIB0000695 

Account Type: Current Account

 

Once payment is done, please send an email to      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with Transaction ID, Participant Names, Pickup Point, email ID, mobile phone number, emergency contact number.

Please Call or email for any clarification 

  • Treks and Trails Mumbai 8828746865 / 8828004949

 

Cancellation Policy:

  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.

 

Package

Shimla – Kinnaur – Spiti – Manali (10 days)

Homestay Package Cost (In Rupee)

Per person cost excluding service tax        

                                               

Group Size                 Sumo /Tavera            Scorpio/ Xylo             Innova

 2                                 31500/-                        33900/-                        35700/-

  4                                22900/-                        24100/-                        25000/-

  6                                20000/-                        20800/-                        21400/-

  8                                22900/-                        24100/-                        25000/-

  10                              21200/-                        22100/-                        22800/-

  12                              20000/-                        20800/-                        21400/-

Budget Hotels Package Cost (In Rupee)

Per person cost excluding service tax

Group Size                 Sumo / Tavera           Scorpio/ Xylo             Innova

  2                                33100/-                        35500/-                        37300/-

  4                                24500/-                        25700/-                        26500/-

  6                                21600/-                        22500/-                        23000/-

  8                                24500/-                        25700/-                        26500/-

  10                              22800/-                        23700/-                        24500/-

  12                              21600/-                        22500/-                        23000/-

 

Luxury Hotels Package Cost (In Rupee)

Per person cost excluding service tax

Group Size                 Scorpio/ Xylo             Innova

 2                                 43800/-                        45700/-

  4                                34000/-                        34900/-

  6                                30800/-                        31400/-

  8                                34000/-                        34900/-

  10                              32200/-                        32800/-

  12                              30800/-                        31400/-

Manali – Spiti – Manali

Langza

A short trip for those who plan to have the best what Spiti valley has to offer. A trip starts from Manali and takes you to Spiti valley through the high passes and tough roads and is jam packed with adventures like none other. This route is only possible post June when the road between Manali and Spiti opens.

Right time to visit - July to October

 

Event Itinerary

Event Itinerary

Day 1: Manali and sightseeing.

Manali sightseeing by your own

Day 2:  Manali - Rohtang Pass - Gramphu – Batal - Losar - Kaza (220 Kms/ 10 - 12 hours).

  

Day 3: Kaza - Kye – Kibber - Kaza (40 Kms/ 2 hours).

  • Kye monastery - is on top of a mountain overlooking the Spiti valley and a huge river bed.
  • Kibber Village- which was once the world’s highest village.

Day 4: Kaza – Dhankar - Tabo (65 Kms/ 2.5 hours).

  • “Ajanta of Himalayas”- The Tabo Monastery which is currently close to 1000 years old.
  • Dhankar Monastery – Seat of the King in ancient times – the most beautiful setting of a monument which hangs on a cliff and overlooks the confluence of Spiti and Pin River.

Day 5: Tabo - Sangam – Mudh – Kaza - Langza (90 Kms/ 4 hours).

Day 6: Langza – Komic – Losar - Kunzum Pass - Chandratal (125 Kms/ 5 hours).

  • Komik - the highest monastery in Asia.
  • Chandra Tal- the Lake of the moon.

Day 7: Chandratal – Batal – Chatru – Gramphoo - Rohtang Pass - Manali (120 Kms/ 7 hours).

Day 8: Manali

Take your bus back to Delhi in the afternoon. Trip ends.

Cost Includes

  • Breakfast and Dinner except in Manali.
  • Taxi from day 2 to day 7 as per plan.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Driver to act as basic guide.
  • All expenses for the driver are paid for, including tolls.

Cost Excludes

  • Journey tickets for Chandigarh or back.
  • Lunch, snacks and beverages.
  • Any kind of insurance.
  • Guide.
  • Cost of any emergency.
  • Bus ticket, Monument entry fee, cost of permits.
  • Any personal expenses.

 

How to Register

For Registration and Confirmation transfer the amount in the given a/c

Account Name: Treks and Trails 

Bank Name: Axis Bank 

Account Number: 917020047534079

Branch: Churchgate - Mumbai

IfSC Code:  UTIB0000695 

Account Type: Current Account

Once payment is done, please send an email to      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with Transaction ID, Participant Names, Pickup Point, email ID, mobile phone number, emergency contact number.

Please Call or email for any clarification 

  • Treks and Trails Mumbai 8828746865 / 8828004949

Cancellation Policy:

  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.

 

Manali – Spiti – Manali (8 days)

Homestay Package Cost (In Rupee)

Per person cost excluding service tax                                                      

Group Size                 Sumo / Tavera           Scorpio/ Xylo             Innova

  2                                23700/-                        24900/-                        26100/-

  4                                17200/-                        17800/-                        18400/-

  6                                15000/-                        15400/-                        15800/-

  8                                17200/-                        17800/-                        18400/-

  10                              15800/-                        16300/-                        16900/-

  12                              15000/-                        15400/-                        15800/-

Budget Hotels Package Cost (In Rupee)

Per person cost excluding service tax

Group Size                 Sumo / Tavera           Scorpio/ Xylo             Innova

  2                                24700/-                        25800/-                        27000/-

  4                                18100/-                        18700/-                        19300/-

  6                                15900/-                        16300/-                        16800/-

  8                                18100/-                        18700/-                        19300/-

  10                              16800/-                        17300/-                        17800/-

  12                              15900/-                        16300/-                        16800/-

Luxury Hotels Package Cost (In Rupee)

Per person cost excluding service tax

Group Size                 Scorpio/ Xylo             Innova

  2                                31500/-                        32600/-

  4                                24400/-                        24900/-

  6                                21900/-                        22400/-

  8                                24400/-                        24900/-

  10                              22900/-                        23400/-

  12                              21900/-                        22400/-

 

Subcategories

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