Panvel railway station is connected to the Mumbai suburban railway system. You can board a local train from any of the railway stations in Mumbai and travel to Panvel.
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Spot bioluminescent fireflies, trek to the Prabalmachi, stay in alpine tents pitched at a beautiful campsite and escape into the forests of the Western Ghats. On this fireflies trek to Prabalmachi, you’ll trek through dense wilderness to explore the trees, shrubs and bushes of the Western Ghats. En route, you’ll spot several bright, yellow fireflies that nestle in the monsoon-fed forests of Prabalmachi. A sight to behold, especially in the darkness of the night, these twinkling fireflies will adorn your trail to Prabalmachi. Another highlight of the trip, you’ll come back from an exhilarating trek and have fun with your fellow campers with campfire stories before drifting into sleep inside alpine tents.
Located near the foothills of the Western Ghats, Prabalmachi is a small village in the shadows of two towering peaks of Prabalgad and Kalavantin. The village often serves the base village for trekkers looking to visit the two mountain peaks. Your campsite on this trek will be located on a mountain slope surrounded by dense forests. With views of rolling hills of the Sahyadri ranges, you'll sleep in tents to wake up to a mesmerizing morning sunrise.
Spot the glowing fireflies on a trek to Prabalmachi. | Stay in alpine tents pitched at a picturesque campsite. | Make a quick getaway from the city life into the lap of nature.
Arrive at the Panvel railway station by 15:00 hrs. From here, you'll board shared, local transport vehicles that will take you to the base village of Thakurwadi. Begin trekking from the village and head towards Prabalmachi. You'll reach your campsite at Prabalmachi by 18:00 hrs and will freshen up for a delicious dinner. Post dinner you will head out to spot twinkling dim fireflies in the trees and shrubs. Overnight at Prabalmachi in tents.
Overnight at Prabalmachi in tents.
For cancellations made 10 days or more before departure of the Prabalmachi fireflies trek: 75% refund.
For cancellations made 5-10 days before departure of the Prabalmachi fireflies trek: 50% will be refund.
For cancellations made 0-5 days before departure of the Prabalmachi fireflies trek: No refund.
No show: No refund.
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Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the tour guide during the fireflies trek to Prabalmachi.
Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited while camping.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.