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  • Trip introduction

    Go trekking in the brazen and rough mountains of the Western Ghats and celebrate the new year 2019 at a scenic campsite on the Prabal plateau. Apart from an easy, 2-hr trek with views of the last sunset of the year, you'll celebrate the night around a campfire with music and fun camping games. Huddled around the campfire in the winter chill, you'll have fun with your fellow campers, staying up late after midnight under the starlit sky. The next morning, you'll wake up in your tents and come out to beautiful, morning views of the mountains.

    Destination

    Prabalmachi, or the Prabal plateau, is a large flat area of land, located at an elevation of more than 1,500 feet in the Sahyadri mountains. The plateau also serves as the base camp for higher treks to Kalavantin Durg and Prabalgad. The route to Prabalmachi begins from the village of Thakurwadi, from where a clearly marked route through the mountains takes you uphill to Prabalmachi. Here, you'll celebrate the new year 2019 at a campsite on the plateau with beautiful, evening views of the landscape below you.

    Destination highlights

    Bring in New Year 2019 at a mountain campsite on the Prabal plateau. | Celebrate New Year 2019 around a campfire with music and games. | Spend a night in alpine tents pitched under the starlit, night sky. | Go on a easy, 2-hr trek from Thakurwadi to Prabalmachi.

    Activity Details

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    Trip details
  • Day 1 of New Year 2019 camping at Prabalmachi: Check-in and enjoy!

    Meet your fellow travellers at Panvel railway station by 16:00 hrs. From here, you'll travel to the base village of Thakurwadi in a private vehicle. After a 2-hr drive, you'll begin a 2-hr, easy trek to Prabalmachi. Catch the year's last sunset during the trek.

    After you arrive and settle in your tents at the campsite, you'll celebrate the new year 2019 around a campfire with music and games. Have fun with your fellow travellers, stay up till late night and welcome the new year 2019. Overnight in tents at the campsite.

    Overnight stay in alpine tents at Prabalmachi campsite.

    Today's meal package includes dinner with one non-vegetarian option. A welcome drink of lemonade will also be served upon arrival. You'll be accommodated in alpine tents on twin-sharing basis. The tents will come with a blanket and bed sheet. The campsite has access to common washroom facilities.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Panvel

    Prabalmachi

    16:00 PM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg|Non-veg
    Day 2 of New Year 2019 camping at Prabalmachi: Check-out
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  • Cancellation policy

    Any cancellations made after booking the New Year 2019 Prabalmachi camping trip: no refund.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the camp leader during the New Year 2019 Prabalmachi camping trip.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the New Year 2019 Prabalmachi camping trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the New Year 2019 Prabalmachi camping trip to maximize the safety of travellers and staff. Any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary are borne by the traveller.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the New Year 2019 Prabalmachi camping trip.
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    • Trekking Prabalmachi New Year 2019 Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Prabalmachi New Year 2019 Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements between Panvel-Thakurwadi in private vehicle

    • Accommodation for 1 night in alpine tents on twin-sharing basis
    • In-tent amenities: blanket, bed sheet
    • Access to common washroom facilities at the campsite
    • Veg/non-veg meals including dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 2
    • Bonfire and music on 31st night
    • Services of experienced trek leader and campsite staff
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city-Panvel

    • Personal expenses like apparel, gear, additional meals and beverages etc.
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirts/shirts and jeans/track pants
    • Sports shoes
    • Lightweight jacket or hoodie
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private vehicle for transport between Panvel-Thakurwadi
    • Alpine tents for accommodation
    • In-tent amenities: blanket, bed sheet
    • Campfire and music set-up

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • Water bottle
    • ID proof
    • Personal toiletries
    • Insect repellent
    • Camera (optional)
    • Lightweight towel or napkins
    • Torch (with extra batteries)
    • Tissue roll
    • Dry snacks

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.