Prabalmachi Night Trek and Camping

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

Prabalmachi Camping is high on the list for trekkers places to visit near Mumbai, A relaxing weekend getaway from Mumbai. It is regularly featured by all magazines and websites as excellent travel destination places near Mumbai. Prabalmachi Camping has grown into a popular tourist place near Mumbai in summer. Join us Treks and Trails India a leading trekking group in Mumbai.

Prabalmachi Camping Batches

October 2019

November 2019

26th 27th October

2nd 3rd November


9th 10th November


16th 17th November


23rd 24th November


30th Nov – 1st December

Prabalmachi Events Details

  • Prabalmachi night trek difficulty level: Medium
  • Region Panvel near Shedung Phata
  • Total time required for climbing: Maximum 2.5 hrs from Thakurwadi
  • Duration: 1 day and 1 night
  • Prabalgad fort height: 2800 feet approx
  • Cost: Rs. 1200/- per person

Prabalmachi Camping Itinerary

Train Timings from CSMT

  • 16:35 CSMT
  • 17:04 Kurla
  • 17:24 Vashi
  • 17:33 Nerul
  • 17:55 Panvel

Train Timings from Thane

  • 16:48 Thane
  • 17:05 Koparkhairane
  • 17:17 Nerul
  • 17:29 Kharghar
  • 17:40 Panvel

Day One -Saturday 

18:00 Assemble outside of Panvel Railway Station near the ticket counter.

18:15 Move towards base village Thakurwadi by private vehicle.

19:00 Reach Thakurwadi and ascend to Prabalmachi village.

22:00 Reach Prabalgadmachi village and dinner.

Day Two - Sunday

05:30 Wake up and freshen up.

06:00 View sunrise and enjoy pleasant weather at Prabalmachi Village.

06:30 Breakfast and Tea.

07:30 Descend to Thakurwadi.

10:00 Reach Thakurwadi and move toward Panvel by Bus or private vehicle.

11:00 Reach Panvel railway station.



  • People may board the 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 2 Days 26 Oct, 02 Nov, 09 Nov, and more Panvel, Maharashtra
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
  • Tent 2 People Sharing Basis - Blanket, Mat
  • Changing Rooms
  • Basic First Aid
  • Guide & Expertise charges

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Travel cost till 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
  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on trek
  • Good Torch must with extra battery
  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars
  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets
  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters
  • 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


Cancellation Policy

  • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date 
  • No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If Trek gets canceled we will refund "Trek Amount" only.


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Pickup point
Panvel Railway Station, Forest Colony, Panvel, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India View on Map