Panvel is well connected to Mumbai and Navi Mumbai via road and railway.
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Embark on this short trek to Prabalmachi plateau and see the wonderful dance of the fireflies all around you. Far from light pollution, you will get to trek in the forests of Western Ghats and see the magnificent fireflies. You'll spend a night in alpine tents under the starry skies, in the shadow of the imposing peaks of Prabalgad and Kalavanti. You'll also visit the Kalavanti Pinnacle on the second day of the trip, where you will be treated with the gorgeous views of the green Western Ghats.
Prabalmachi is located at the base of the Prabalgad Fort, at the foothills of the Sahyadri Mountain ranges. With a dense forest around, it is a perfect location for spotting fireflies during their mating season. The location is also far from light pollution, which is an added advantage to the firefly spotting.
Trek through dense forests at night in the company of countless fireflies. | Spot thousands of fireflies during your trek. | Spend a night at the foothills of the Sahyadri Mountaians under the starry sky. | Enjoy the gorgeous view from the top of the Kalavannti Pinnacle.
Today, you will report at the Panvel Railway Station at 18:00 hrs, from where you will be transferred to Thakurwadi. From there, you will trek to Prabalmachi and enjoy the lightshow of fireflies as dusk falls. After dinner, you will go on a short hike through the dense forest to see even more fireflies. Overnight in tents at Prabalmachi campsite.
Overnight in tents at Prabalmachi campsite.
Today, only dinner will be served to you at the Prabalmachi campsite before you head out for your night trek.
For cancellations made more than 15 days before departure of the Prabalmachi Fireflies Trek: 70% refund.
For cancellations made 15-10 days before departure of the Prabalmachi Fireflies Trek: 50% refund.
For cancellations made 9-7 days before departure of the Prabalmachi Fireflies Trek: 30% refund.
For cancellations made less than 7 days before departure of the Prabalmachi Fireflies Trek: No refund.
In case of no show: No refund.
No refunds will be given if the trip is cancelled due to weather conditions or any unforeseen conditions.
All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200. This fee is charged by The Great Next.
Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the Prabalmachi fireflies trek.
Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Prabalmachi fireflies.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.