Overview/Itinerary

Prabalmachi Fireflies Festival Camping 2019

Behold the glimmering thrill of millions of fireflies through your naked eyes, and capture this gripping phenomenon with your lens. This trek will not only give you the ecstasy of hiking up a mountain, but it will also let you take capture images allowing you to re-live the magical experience all over again. The overnight trek takes place at Prabalmachi, a vast meadow, perched on Kalavantin Durg where you will be able to watch and capture gazillion fireflies.

It offers a breathtaking picturesque backdrop of both Prabalgad and Kalavantin Durg, with a scenic valley view of the outskirts of Panvel. Chasing fireflies, with hills giving a fantastic context, is something that you can cherish forever. Prabalmachi is hallowed with cliffs, rock-strewn terrain, and meadows. Camping at Prabalmachi is an exciting and fun-filled experience overflowing with unique stories, unexploited nature, under a blanket of the star-studded sky and in the midst of a forest full of fireflies. 

Batches for Prabalmachi Fireflies Festival Camping 2019

 May 2019  June 2019

 25th 26th May 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 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. 1300 - per person

 

Fireflies Night Trek Event Itinerary

Train Timings for Panvel Railway Station Harbour Line 

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

 

Day One Saturday - Prabalmachi Fireflies Trek and Camping 

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 Prabalmach village, Enjoy fireflies while ascending.

22:00 Reach Prabalgadmachi village and dinner go for night trail to see more fireflies 

 

Day Two Sunday - Prabalmachi Fireflies Trek and Camping

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

 

Note

  • People may board the same train from their respective stations of convenience.
  • If it rains, will try for homestay.
  • Missing the train is missing Fireflies Night Trek to Prabalmachi, no refund will be provided.
1 Night 1 Day 25 May, 01 Jun, 08 Jun, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions
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 (Camping)
  • 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.

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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Activity
Camping
Destination
Maharashtra
Duration
2-4 Days