Fire Flies trek

Fire Flies trek


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About The Event

Hello Mates,

Adventure Mates a division of HappyMates are inviting all the nature lovers for Fire flies Trek Prabalgad Machi.

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 make light. 

Over Night trek to Prabalgad Fort on  4 -5 June 2016 with Adventure Mates @ Rs 1199

Little Info about The Fort : 

Type: Hill Fort  
Height: 2320 Feet above MSL (Approx)  
Grade: Medium  
Base Village: Thakurwadi  
Region: Panvel  
Endurance Level: Medium

Prabalgad is situated on northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai-Pune road. One can see it from express highway a V-Shaped one. The Left one is Kalwantin Durg & right side is Prabalgad. It is located on a plateau very close to Matheran. It was known as Muranjan until it was taken over and renamed by the Maratha forces under Shivaji's rule.  
There is a dense forest on the way till the top of fort Prabal. Historical references indicate that Freedom fighter Umaji Naik made a stay here in 1826. 


Easy trek in countryside with gentle hill climb ending on a plateau having a birds eye view of the region on one side and; Kalavanting durg and Prabalgad fort hill in the backyard. Prabalmachi is a small hamlet located on this plateau. One will also get to explore small forest; farms; village homes in and around this Hamlet.  
Altitude: 1500 Feet above mean sea level 

Experience Category: Trek Medium grade climbing a hill plateau (around two hour ascend and two hours for descend; plus time spend exploring the countryside).  
Location: 20 KM from Panvel; just off the first exit from Mumbai-Pune Express Highway (Sedung Phata). 

Best Season: Best season is Monsoon and Winter; but is good round the year. 

Pricing:- Rs 1199


DAY 1 :- Saturday 4 June 2016

5:00 PM :- Reach Panvel Station  
6:00 PM:- Thakurwadi village by tum tum (45 minutes to 15 kms ) 
Intro Session at the base village Thakur wadi.  
6:30 PM :- Start Trekking to prabalmachi (almost 2hrs travel time)  
9:00 PM :- Reach Prabalmachi (We are Staying over night here)  
10:30 Pm :- Camp fire and Dinner

DAY 2 :- Sunday 5 June 2016  
6:00 AM:- Breakfast time  
6:30 AM:- Start Trekking to Prabalgad fort (2 Hrs )  
9:30 AM:- Reaching on the top of the Hill and fort exploration  
11:30 AM:- Start Descending to Prabalmachi  
1:00 PM:- Reach Prabalmachi  
1:15-3:30 PM:- Lunch Time & Relax  
3:30 Pm:-Evening Snacks and tea

4:00 PM:-The final descend to base village Thakurwadi

5:30 PM:- Reach thakurwadi and take a TUM TUM or Bus to panvel station  
6:30 PM:- Reach Panvel 

Tour Concludes with happy memories

• Travelling (From Panvel to Panvel)  
• Saturday night stay (very basic stay ie Mat and chadar in dormitory)  
• Dinner , Breakfast, Lunch at base village Prabalmachi  
• Fee for trek guide or trek expert included 

• Anything other than inclusion  
• Travelling to Mumbai to Panvel to Mumbai Item to carry  
1. Raincoat or Poncho  
2. ID Proof  
3. Dry Snacks  
4. Sports/Trekking Shoes  
5. Water 3 Ltr  
6. Medicines if Req and Electral, glucose etc  
7. Cap, Google Sunscreen etc  
8. Towel and extra cloths  
9. Plastic bag for waste and wet cloths 


Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited. Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories” The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members.No Arguments will be entertained. Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. The club will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

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