PARVAT BUDDIES: Prabalmachi Yoga Trek on 5-6th Jan 2019

Some Info about the place:

Prabalmachi (15kms from Panvel) - a tribal hamlet situated on a plateau nestled amongst the mountains is an ideal trekking spot for amateur trekkers. It offers serene views of the Matheran mountain range, Kalavantini Pinnacle, Karnala and Prabalgad fort. Prabalmachi during the winter season is a very good location for outdoor Yoga and trail walks. Combined with delicious local food and company of friends, this outing is the perfect weekend you always yearned for.

Event Type: Leisure and fitness.
Grade: Easy

Endurance: Low-Moderate
Activities: Yoga, Meditation, Trekking, Camping

Feedback Video from 1st Batch:

Event Rules:
1] No Littering

2] Yoga & Trekking are healthy activities. So any unhealthy habit like Smoking is strictly prohibited. Consumption of alcohol, tobacco and drugs is also banned.
3] Care should be taken so as not to harm the natural surroundings including trees, plants (esp. Flowers), insects, reptiles and animals in any manner whatsoever.

4] Learn to detach yourself from the city life and be one with Nature. Don't disturb the peaceful environment of the hills by making unnecessary noises, shouting or playing loud music. Remember you are here to discover Your True Self - Listen To Your HeartBeat :)
5] Defacing/damaging historical monuments/temples/caves and indulging in Graffiti is strongly discouraged.
6] Respect the local culture and villagers. They are kind and helpful.
7] Follow instructions from Team Leader from time to time.

Tentative Itinerary:
(These are approximate timings. Actual timings may vary due to several factors)

Assembly: At Panvel Railway Station @ 4:00 PM sharp on Saturday, 5th January 2019.
(Recommended local train timetable will be shared upon completing registration)

Saturday, 5th Jan 2019

1615 hrs: Meet our team and Start journey for Thakurwadi village by private vehicle.

1700 hrs: Start Evening Trek to Prabalmachi. Witness Sunset en route.

1830 hrs: Reach Prabalmachi. Relax and enjoy a cup of tea.
1930 hrs: Simple, healthy and tasty Dinner awaits you.
2030 hrs: Go out for a short night walk around the plateau.
2200 hrs: Day ends with a short Meditation session.

Sunday, 6th Jan 2019

0500 hrs: Wake up with a short Meditation Session.

0600 hrs: Yoga Session in nature’s lap.
0800 hrs: Breakfast.

0830 hrs: Bid adieu to Prabalmachi and start descend trek to Thakurwadi.

1000 hrs: Resume journey for Panvel Railway Station.


Take the next available local train for Mumbai.

** Trek Ends **

Things you should carry (COMPULSORY):
In order to have an enjoyable time in the outdoors, one needs to be well equipped with the following things:

1] Identity Proof.
2] Rucksack (~40L) (preferably with rain-cover).
4] TORCH / HEADLAMP with extra batteries.
Food & Hydration
6] Personal Water Bottle (at least 2 litres, Prefer metal bottles over plastic ones)
7] Light SNACKS like biscuits, energy bars, candies, dry fruits & nuts, ORS, some juicy fruits as per your liking.
Clothing & Accessories
8] Wear Clothing which allows flexibility
9] SWEATER/JACKET and Buff/Scarf
11] Extra pair of clothes, a
lightweight towel, and flip-flops.
12] Small garbage bag to dump wrappers, tissues etc.
13] Dry bag to store your used clothes & Shoes.
14] Toiletry Kit

Optional (recommended):

Small Knife, Whistle, Matchbox, Candle, Diary & pen.
• Camera.
• Personal Medicines.


Rs. 1200/- (non-refundable)

1 Veg. Dinner (Saturday)
Accommodation facility (with toilet) for Saturday night (village house or Tents)
1 Veg. Breakfast (Sunday)
Energy Bar/refreshments.
Travel from Panvel to Thakurwadi and vice versa in private vehicle.
Yoga Trainer Expertise.
Forest Entry Fee & Guide.
Basic First Aid Kit.
Route & Trek Guidance.

rain tickets, Insurance, Packaged drinking water, cold-drinks, any sort of personal expenses, any other thing not mentioned under ‘Inclusions’

Registration Process:
No. Of Seats: Min 5 and Max. 12 seats only (First come First Serve on Payment Basis)
(Event is subject to minimum participation)

** Registrations are strictly by phone call & online payment only! **
Deadline for registrations & payment: 4pm, 4th January 2019 (Friday).

Your seat will be booked only when we receive complete participant details along with the confirmation (transaction id/screenshot) of the online payment. Please call us on the below-mentioned number to know the Bank Details for Funds Transfer.


v  Any outdoor activity is physically demanding should NOT be confused with picnic. Do not expect home like comforts in the hilly terrain.

v  It is important to be in good health and to have a basic level of physical fitness to ensure a happy time during the event. Consult your doctor before joining the event if you’re suffering from any ailment/injury.

v  It is important for all participants to abide by the instructions of the team leader from time to time. Any violation of Event Rules or misbehaviour will be dealt with strictly and the participant will be expelled from the group immediately without any refund. The time schedule for the event has to be followed strictly by every participant so as to have a timely and safe execution of the event.

v  Avoid Jeans/Belts/Sling bags as it is important to walk freely in the outdoors. Shorts, 3/4ths and Sleeveless tops are strictly NOT allowed.

v  Avoid bringing costly gadgets/devices and valuables like jewellery etc. Carry only sufficient cash.

v  Try to keep the weight of your bag as less as possible.

v  Wrap your belongings in dry bags to protect them from dust and/or rains.

v  Lastly, leave a brief note about this plan at home.

We hope you don’t miss this amazing opportunity. So come, let’s enjoy fitness together. Be there to experience it yourself!


For any queries, feel free to Contact us:

Parin H Shah (9869173138)

About Us:
PARVAT BUDDIES is a Mumbai based group of adventurers and nature lovers established in the year 2014. We organise outdoor activities like trekking, camping, cycling, tree planting, etc for beginners across various age groups. We have successfully conducted 113 enjoyable outdoor events and have catered to college students, youngsters, children, corporates and families.

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Disclaimer: While utmost care will be taken by the organisers, all participants shall be responsible for their own safety and belongings. Organisers will not be responsible for any injury, casualty, death or any other untoward incident. Decision of the team leader shall be final and binding on all participants.