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  • Trip introduction

    Celebrate New Year 2019 with a twist by camping in the rough and tumble mountains of Sahyadri, under the star-studded night sky. On the night of 31st, you'll trek uphill past gorgeous mountain views to the Prabalmachi plateau, just in time for the crimson sunset. You'll countdown to midnight around a crackling bonfire, having merry fun to the music of the songs you love, munching on delicious BBQ snacks.

    The next day, you'll start a new day of the new year 2019 by climbing over inclining mountain slopes and scale the pinnacle of Prabalgad Fort. Photogenic views of the valley await at the top.

    Destination

    The plateau of Prabalmachi, at an elevation of 1,500 feet, stands overlooking the bright city lights, the distant mountains of the Western Ghats and the yellow lights of the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. The plateau is the base camp for treks to Kalavantin and Prabalgad Fort, offers breathtaking views of both destinations. The moss laden, thick Sahyadri forests are the perfect backdrop for your unique New Year 2019 celebration

    Destination highlights

    Bring in New Year 2019 at a beautiful campsite at Prabalmachi. | Enjoy delicious BBQ snacks around a crackling bonfire. | Trek higher to scale the pinnacle of Prabalgad Fort. | Celebrate New Year 2019 in a unique way, with the gorgeous Sahyadri mountains.

    Activity Details

    3+ years

    Yes

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

    Meet your fellow campers at the Panvel railway station by 18:00 hrs. You'll board a private vehicle and travel to the village of Thakurwadi. Your campsite at Prabalmachi is an easy 2-hr trek from the village. Brushing aside overgrown bushes and trees, you'll arrive at the campsite by late evening. New Year 2019 celebrations begin with a crackling bonfire and music of some of your favourite songs. Countdown to midnight and celebrate the last night of the year with your fellow campers. Overnight in tents at Prabalmachi.

    Overnight in tents at the campsite.

    You will be accommodated in alpine tents on twin-sharing basis. The tents are equipped with blankets, bed-sheets and pillows. Today's meal package includes dinner only. BBQ snacks will also be served around the bonfire.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Panvel

    Prabalmachi campsite

    18:00 PM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg|Non-veg
    Day 2 of New Year 2019 camping in Prabalmachi: Depart
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 10 days or more before departure of the New Year 2019 Prabalmachi camping trip: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 5-9 days before departure of the New Year 2019 Prabalmachi camping trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 5 days before departure of the New Year 2019 Prabalmachi camping trip: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

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

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the camp leader while participating in any adventure activity.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance 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 ensure safety of travellers and staff. Additional costs due to such a change in itinerary will be 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 while during the New Year 2019 Prabalmachi camping trip.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements between Panvel-Thakurwadi in private vehicle

    • Accommodation in alpine tents for 1 night on twin-sharing basis
    • In-tent facilities: mattress, blanket and bed-sheet
    • Meals including dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 2
    • Bonfire, music and veg/non-veg BBQ snacks on 31st night
    • Services of experienced trek leader and support crew
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between home city-panel

    • Personal expenses such as apparel or gear, extra meals or beverages etc
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances like bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Any item not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Trekking or sports shoes
    • Full-sleeved shirts/t-shirts
    • Full-length jeans/track pants
    • Jacket
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Alpine tents for accommodation
    • In-tent facilities: mattress, blanket and bed-sheet
    • Private vehicle for transport between Panvel-Thakurwadi

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Sunglasses
    • Torch
    • Insect repellent
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.