Event Name: Fireflies Special Trek to Prabalmachi
Event Cost: Rs. 1450/- per pax
Total Seats: 30
Base Village: Thakurwadi
Approximate Duration: 2 hrs of Ascend
Prabalmachi is a little hamlet hiding in the hills, so close to our megacity! It offers a picturesque backdrop of two gigantic Sahyadri peaks--Prabalgad and Kalavantin. Leave behind the city chaos and lose yourself to the mountains by spending some fun time with the glowing fireflies. Just walk along the dense forest and quietly observe these bio-luminescent bodies twinkling all around. Yes, it’s a moment to feel surprised and get awed by these little wonders.
Spend some relaxing time at Prabalmachi base village. Simply indulge in never ending conversations and share stories. Wake up to mesmerizing views of the valley and check out the city lights that will make your weekend worthwhile.
Located very close to Mumbai, Prabalmachi serves as the base village for famous treks of Prabalgad and Kalavantin forts. A highlighting feature is that it also plays host to numerous fireflies. It is a sight you would have never seen before!
Look at numerous sparkling fireflies
Camping at the hill-top
Panoramic view of both Kalavantin & Prabalgad
Team bonding games
Day 1: Saturday
06:15 pmMeet the Travel Trikon Team at Panvel station and move towards Thakurwadi by local transport
07:00 pmReach base village. Start trek to Prabalmachi after a round of introduction.
08:30 pmReach Prabalmachi and freshen up
09:00 pmEnjoy local cuisine for dinner
10:00 pmHead out to spot fireflies. Return to camping site and retire for the day.
Day 2: Sunday
07:00 amWake up call and freshen up
08:30 amStart descend post breakfast
10:00 amStart return journey by local transport
11:00 amReach Panvel station and catch respective local trains
Train Time Table for Saturday
Catch 4:51 pm local train from CST to Panvel
04:51 pm - CSTM
05:09 pm - Wadala
05:20 pm - Kurla
05:39 pm - Vashi
06:09 pm - Panvel
Catch 5:22 pm Local Train from Thane to Panvel
05:22 pm - Thane
05:51 pm - Nerul
06:13 pm - Panvel
Local Transport traveling from Panvel to Thakurwadi and back
Food: Dinner and Breakfast with Tea
Sharing Basis Home Stay
Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges
Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
Things to Carry
2 ltrs water
Torch with new cells
Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & biscuits
Extra pair of clothes
Clean napkin or towel
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
Please carry personal medicines if any
Important Information: Dear Trikoners, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.
Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
Please take return ticket till Panvel
Missing the train means missing the trek, no refunds would be entertained by Travel Trikon
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
Fitness & Health – Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.