Prabalgad 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.


Batches for Prabalmachi Fireflies 

  May 2019

  • 18th 19th May 2019
  • 25th 26th May 2019

  June 2019

  • 1st 2nd June 2019
  • 8th 9th June 2019
  • 15th 16th June 2019
  • 22nd 23rd June 2019


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
  • Prabalgad fort height: 2800 ft. (approx.)
  • Cost: Rs. 1300/- (per person)


Fireflies Night Trek Event Itinerary

Train Timings

16:35 CST

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 private vehicle

19:00 Reach Thakurwadi and ascend to Prabalmachi.

Enjoy fireflies while ascending.

22:00 Reach Prabalgadmachi village and dinner.


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.



  • 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.
1 Night 1 Day 18 May, 25 May, 01 Jun, and more
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

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

What is NOT included in the tour

  • 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.
Things to Carry
Things 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.