Fireflies Special Prabalmachi Night Trek and Camping



Prabalgad Fort is located in between Matheran and Panvel in Raigad District in Maharashtra State. The structure is built at a height of 2300 feet in the Sahyadris Mountain Range. Prabalgad Fort is settled on a top of a plateau.  Prabalgad consists of a sister fort which is named as Irshalgad Fort. It is situated in the vicinity of the main fort. Irshalgad is comparatively smaller in area. However, there are numerous water reservoir that were cut from the rock.


Who are these beautiful 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 helps to create light.


Batches for Prabalmachi Fireflies Night Trek

  May 2019

18th 19th May 2019

25th 26th May 2019

  June 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

·         Total time required for climbing: Maximum 2.5 hrs from Thakurwadi

·         Duration: 1 day and 1 night

·         Prabalgad fort height: 2800 ft. (approx.)

·         Cost: Rs. 1300/- (per person)


Fireflies Special Prabalmachi Night Trek and Camping Event Itinerary


Day 1 – Saturday


Train Timings

16:35 CST

17:04 Kurla

17:24 Vashi

17:33 Nerul

17:55 Panvel


18:00 Assemble outside of Panvel Railway Station.

18:15 Move towards base village Thakurwadi by local vehicle.

19:00 Reach Thakurwadi and ascend to Prabalmachi.

Enjoy fireflies while ascending.

22:00 Reach Prabalgad machi village and dinner.


Day 2 - Sunday


05:30 Wake up and freshen up.

06:00 View sunrise.

06:30 Breakfast.

07:30 Descend to Thakurwadi.

10:00 Reach at Thakurwadi and move toward Panvel.

11:00 Disperse at Panvel railway station.



·         People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience.

·         Missing the train is missing Fireflies Night Trek to Prabalmachi, no refund will be provided.


Cost Includes

·         Transportation from Panvel to Base village to Panvel by local vehicle

·         1 veg dinner and 1 veg breakfast

·         Accommodation on sharing Basis

·         Treks and Trails expertise charges


Cost Excludes

·         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


Buy ticket here   


For Registration and Confirmation transfer Rs.1300 per person in the given a/c


Account Name: Treks and Trails

Bank Name: Axis Bank

Account Number: 917020047534079

Branch: Churchgate – Mumbai

IfSC Code:  UTIB0000695

Account Type: Current Account




UPI ID - [email protected]


Once payment is done, please send an email to [email protected] with Transaction ID, Participant Names, email ID, mobile phone number, emergency contact number.


For any queries please call us

Treks and Trails Mumbai 8828004949 / 9764461419 (Monday to Saturday - 11:30 am to 6 pm only)


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 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 get cancelled, we will refund "Trek Amount" only.


Thing 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 bed sheets)

·         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