Prabalmachi Camping & Kalavantin Trek

Upcoming batches :December 16, 2017
December 23, 2017
December 30, 2017
December 31, 2017
Time : 06:00 pm
Location : Panvel
Event Cost : Rs. 950
Name of Fort : Prabalgad
Contact Person : Mumbai Pune Adventures
Contact Number : 9967564888
Duration : 1 Night
Style : Camping

Prabalmachi Camping Mumbai Pune Adventures

Event Details:

Prabalmachi Camping Mumbai Pune Adventures

Event Grade: Easy

Endurance Level: Easy

Height of Plateau: 2300 ft approx.

Location: Panvel

Total time required for climbing: 2 hours of normal climb

Duration: 1 Night

Cost: Rs.950/-

About Prabalmachi:

Prabalmachi is located between Matheran and Panvel and comes under the Raigad District in the state of Maharashtra, India.This is a very small and remote village on the base of Fort Prabalgad. The beauty of this place is due to its rustic location where you find lots of nature and no pollution at all.Trek to Prabalmachi is about 1.5 hrs to 2 hours from its base. Height of the Prabalmachi village is 390 metres above sea level.

The village of Prabalmachi is the ‘base camp’ for a trek up the Prabalgad Fort (766 m) and Kalavantin is a 500m .It is located near the Machi and Vajepur villages.The Prabalgad Fort stands at an elevation of 2,300 feet in the Western Ghats. The fort was previously known as Muranjan until it was taken over and renamed by the Maratha forces under Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s rule. The fort has a Ganesh temple and some unidentified stone ruins. Its sister fort is Irshalgad. Right next to Prabalgad, to its north, lies the steep Kalavantin fort.

Major Attractions:

  • Scenic view of city from Prabalmachi / plateau and the cool breeze
  • Enjoy a panoramic view of the Surrounding and the city
  • Amazing hike in the woods
  • Wonderful climbs
  • Camping at the top of the plateau
  • Games with lots of fun

Please Note:

We’ll be boarding the below train from nearest local station. Train timings are shared below for convenience:

Panvel Slow Local

05:20 pm CST

05:38 pm Vadala Road

05:49 pm Kurla

05:08 pm Vashi

06:17 pm Nerul

06:27 pm Kharghar

06:38 pm Panvel

Thane Slow Local

05:52 pm Thane

05:09 pm Koparkhairne

05:21 pm Nerul

06:32 pm Kharghar

06:43 pm Panvel

Meeting Point : Panvel Railway Station at 06:45 pm


Day 1:

06:45 pm Meet the Team at Panvel station and move towards Thakurwadi by local transport

07:30 pm Reach Base village, freshen up, gear up for the trek

07:45 pm Introduction round and brief on rules and regulations to be followed by everyone on the event

08:00 pm Start the trek, Reach plateau by 09.00pm and explore the surrounding

10:00 pm Dinner time; enjoy local cuisines specially cooked for us… followed by bonfire and lots of fun. If tired can retire and take rest in tents.

Day 2:

05:00 am Wake up call, freshen up and get ready for kalavantin fort (optional).
07:00 am Reach Kalavantin fort and enjoy the view from top.
07:45 am Start descending from Kalavantin to Prabalmachi.
08:30 am Reach Prabalmachi and have breakfast.

09:00 am Start descending post breakfast along with the beautiful memories from the event

10:30 am Start return journey towards Mumbai by local transport

11:00 am Reach Mumbai and bid adieu with a promise to meet again.

Event Fee: Rs.950/- per person. Payment once done is non-refundable, do check for availability before making a payment.

Payment Details:

Deposit the Amount into the Following Account:

Name: Mumbai Pune Adventures

Bank: Central Bank of India

Account: Current Account

A/c No. : 3601915663

IFSC Code: CBIN0284592

Payment terms:


The cost per head includes the following.

  • Travel from Panvel to Base village and Return
  • Unlimited Dinner, breakfast in the morning
  • Tent Camping
  • Local guidance
  • First aid and first responder assistance in case required
  • MPA administration charges if any
  • Do read our terms and conditions before registration.

Cost Excludes:

  • All kinds of extra meals / soft drinks ordered.
  • Insurance, tips, porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc.
  • 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 road blocks, bad weather.

Things to carry:

  • Some ready to eat food like- plum cakes, fruits, chocolates, biscuits, etc
  • 2 Litres of water must
  • Good trekking shoes
  • Power bank
  • Torch with new batteries
  • Extra pair of clothes, socks optional
  • Cap, Camera as Optional
  • 1 packet of electoral, enerzal, glucon-D
  • Medications if required for individual
  • Avoid wearing precious ornaments on an event, if possible
  • And a haversack or backpack to put all the above things to be carried, so hands are free to help each other while trekking. Sling bags / jholas / trolley bags etc not allowed on the event. Please pack accordingly.

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Prabalmachi Camping Mumbai Pune Adventures

Upcoming batches :December 16, 2017
December 23, 2017
December 30, 2017
December 31, 2017
Time : 06:00 pm
Location : Panvel
Event Cost : Rs. 950
Name of Fort : Prabalgad
Contact Person : Mumbai Pune Adventures
Contact Number : 9967564888
Duration : 1 Night
Style : Camping

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