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Fireflies Special Trek to Prabalmachi

Fireflies Special Trek to Prabalmachi

Short Info:
Place: Prabalmachi
Type: Sahyadri
Endurance: Low
Difficulty: Easy
Activities: Camping, Photography
Cost: ₹ 1,000/-Fireflies: –
Fireflies or lightning bugs produce & emit light. 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. The fireflies has specialized cells in their abdomen that emit light.
Prabalgad: –
Prabalgad is situated on northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai-Pune road. One can see it from the express highway a V – Shaped top. 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 in Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj reign.
The trail to the top of fort Prabal is dense forest. Historical references indicate that Freedom fighter Umaji Naik stayed here in 1827.
The fort top commands an excellent view of the surroundings with Kalavantin in the front. Matheran, Chanderi, Shrimallang, Irshalgad, Karnala, Manikgad, etc can be easily identified.


Day 01:
Meeting Point: Panvel Station 7:00 PM saturday
07:10 PM Start our Journey towards Base Village
08:00 PM Reach base of the fort and Start trekking
09:30 PM Reach Prabalmachi
10:00 PM Dinner at Prabalmachi
10:30 PM Visit the dense Fireflies jungle
Camp fire

Day 02:
Wake up 7:00 AM
Breakfast & tea: 7:30 AM
Start descending post breakfast
Reach the base: 09:30 AM
Reach back Panvel Station: 10:30 AM

✔ Dinner for Saturday,
✔ Breakfast for Sunday
✔ Transportation from Panvel to the Base and back,
✔ Camp Instructor, Guide and other Expertise.

 Any kind of personal expenses viz. mineral water, Soft drinks, etc.
 Any kind of Insurance
 Anything which is not mentioned in Includes

1) Identity Proof
2) Torch with extra pair of batteries
3) Water bottle (Minimum 2 Ltrs),
4) Warm clothes (compulsory)
5) Medicine those if u require usually
6) Good trekking shoes
7) Sleeping Bag
8) Ready to eat food (dry snacks)
9) Cap
10) Camera, Sunglasses, etc. optional
*** Do not carry sling bags or zholas.
*** Do not wear gold or carry valuable ornaments

By registering or joining any of the program organised by Travel Buffs, you acknowledge that you have read, understood & agreed to the following terms & conditions.

 Leaders’ decision shall be final & abiding to all, till completion of the trek/ programme.
 Smoking & consumption of Alcohol is strictly not allowed on the trek/ programme.
 Everyone is expected to follow safety protocols defined by the leaders.
 Polluting trek route of the destination is strictly prohibited.
 You acknowledge that the photographs taken during the activity which can be used for publicity purpose. You consent to let organisers photograph you and let them to use for publicity purpose & also consent to allow organisers to use the photograph clicked by you for publicity purpose.
 There is possibility of injury during activities & programs and you are aware that outdoor activities bears inborn risk of personal injury.
 You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident/ Natural calamity may happen & you agree that organiser shall not be held responsible for the any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances (artificial or natural).
 During emergency situation, your consent to any medical treatment recommended by a qualified medical practitioner (this could include inoculations, blood transfusions, surgery or the use of anaesthetic). Read *Medical Disclaimer*
 You realise a certain level of acceptable behaviour is mandatory to participate in outdoor activities and that you may be excluded from activities if this level is not maintained. You acknowledge event leaders right to expel you from the group if you does not follow instruction of the leader/ misbehave. Further you consent once you are expelled from the group; organisers & leaders does not owe any kind of liability towards you.
 If the participant does not agree with any part of such terms, conditions and notices, the participant must not avail our Services.
 Travel Buffs have all authority to make any changes/ cancel the events/ programmes and final Decision.

Please read “Terms and Conditions” before joining the event

For Registrations call Team Travel Buffs –
Kaustubh : 97571 46611 / 97692 71231
Jaydeep : 98333 96615
Aniket: 88796 72258

If not reachable, SMS or WhatsApp.
E-mail id: dHJhdmVsYnVmZnMgISBpbiB8IGdtYWlsICEgY29t

Booking only through 100% Advance payment.
The amount is to be deposited in the following account.

Account No: 35210191268
Name: Kaustubh V. Lad
IFS code: SBIN0016414
Type: Saving
Bank Name: State Bank Of India
Branch: Belapur

Once payment is done, please email details to “dHJhdmVsYnVmZnMgISBpbiB8IGdtYWlsICEgY29t” including Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID and Mobile Number

Cancellation & Refund Policy: –
1. If cancellation is done prior to 10 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
2. If done prior to 5 days of outing 50% will be refunded
3. After that, no refund will be provided


It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.


Fireflies Special Trek to Prabalmachi was last modified: by
June 09 2018


Date: June 9
Time: 7:00 pm
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