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Dear All Adventure Lovers,
 
We at SMALL-STEPS Group, glad to invites you ALL for every trekkers Dream Trek to NIGHT TREK and CAMPING TO PRABALGAD ON 6th& 7th June 2015 (Leaving 6th June, Saturday Night)

Little Info about The Fort

Type: Hill Fort

Height: 2320 Feet above MSL (Approx)

Grade: Medium

Base Village: Thakurwadi

Region: Panvel


History:

Prabalgad fort, or Muranjan fort in its present form, was built during Bahmani Sultanate to keep an eye on Panvel Fort and Kalyan Fort in North Konkan. Around 1458 AD, Malik Ahmad, the prime minister of the kingdom of Ahmednagar, took over the fort during his conquest of Konkan.  During the collapse of the Ahmadnagar Sultanate, Shahaji tried helping them unsuccessfully against the separate forces of the Mughal Empireand the Adil Shahi dynasty and moved to Muranjan, along with wife Jijabai and younger son Shivaji for a brief period.

 The fort was conquered by Shivaji from the Mughals in 1657, after he establishing himself in the Kalyan-Bhivandi area.

There is a dense forest on the way till the top. Historical references indicate that Freedom fighter UmajiNaik made a stay here in 1826.The fort top commands an excellent view of the surroundings with Prabalgad in the front. Matheran, Chanderi, Irshal,Karnala, Manikgad, etc can be easily identified.

 Also, Get ready with your cameras to shoot the actual stars. Nothing can beat the visibility of stars in dark skies.


Meeting Point: @ Panvel Station, 4.15 PM ……..

Trek schedule 6th June 2015 / Saturday:

4. 15 pm:  Meet @ Panvel Station

4. 30 pm: leave from Panvel for base village
6. 00 pm: Introduction & Start trek

9.00 pm: Reach prabalmachi (base village / Camp Site) 

Dinner & tent pitching and Play some games and shoot the actual stars

Trek schedule Sunday: 

5.00 am: Wakeup Call & get ready for Trek

8.00 am: Reach to Prabalgad (Reach the Top) / Site seeing / top view of kalavantin Durg

               Starting descending for prabalmachi

10.00 pm:   Breakfast at Prabalmachi

11:00 pm:   Start Descending

12.00 pm: Reach the base and head for Panvel station

12.30 pm: Reach Panvel Station

COST: For All peoples Rs.850/- per head

Cost Includes: -Day 1: Dinner

Day 2: Breakfast & Tea, Camping in Tents & Transportation cost (Local Transport, Jeep/Tumtum)  

Excludes: -(Any other personal expenses other than above)

 Things to carry:- 

  1. At least 3 litter of drinking water.
  2. Torch with extra batteries.
  3. Photo ID card.
  4. Good trekking or sport shoes.
  5. Some ready to eat food (plum cakes, biscuits)
  6. Electral/Tang powder/Glucose-D/salt
  7. Cap, camera, mobiles phones, socks, extra pairs of cloths. (if required)
  8. Any personal medicine.

****Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelry, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.

 Rules:

1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.

2. Trek leader's decision will be final and binding.

3. Small Steps reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.

4. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory; if unable to contact us then send a text message and we will call you back.

6. Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry.

7. Please do not carry handbags or Jholas or Sling bags on treks.

 

Registration:

Registration through phone calls only.

PL CALL US FOR ANY QUEIRY & CONFIRM YOUR SEAT.

RAVI : 7738073691

Sushant: 9769382074 

Sagar ...9766186653 / 9029737972 ( Whatsapp)

Account Details:

NOTE:

1)      While online transfer, please provide your name in notes section.

2)      Once payment is done, please send an email to &  with transaction id, participant name, email id, cell phone number.

Bank: Axis Bank

Branch Details: GOREGAON (E), MUMBAI

Name: Yogendrasing Kumarsing Patil

A/c no: 913010000272474

MICR code: 400211033

IFS code: UTIB0000373

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