PRABALGAD TREK
23rd June 2019

Brief Info

Height: 2300 ft

Grade:  Medium / Easy 

Time: ~ 3 hrs from Thakurwadi, Base Village

Location: Panvel

About the place -

Fort Prabalgad is situated on northeast side of Panvel and can be seen from Mumbai-Pune expressway. When you reach on the machi, you see a rocky massif which has a V shaped col; to the left of it is Kalwantin Durg & right side is Prabalgad. There is a dense forest on the way till the the top of fort Prabal. Prabalgad is also known as Muranjan. The summit of the fort is a huge plateau covered with dense forest. There is a Ganesh Temple, couple of water cisterns and many remenants on the fort. Various forts in the surrounding region like Karnala, Irshal, Chanderi, Peb, Manikgad etc can be seen from top.


Tour Itinerary

Itinerary - 

  • Meet at Panvel Railway Station at 7:15 am
  • Transfer to base village - Thakurwadi by private vehicle (Tumtum / jeep)
  • Breakfast, Introduction and Instructions
  • Start the trek towards Prabal Machi at around 9:00 am
  • Reach Prabal Machi and Rest (~1.25 Hrs)
  • Start the trek towards Prabalgad (~1.0 Hrs)
  • Explore the fort (~ 1.5Hrs) and have lunch
  • Start descending Prabalgad by 1:30 pm
  • Reach base village by 4:30 pm
  • Travel to Panvel by private vehicle
  • Travel by local train to your respective destination.

Tour Cost
Cost of the trek is Rs 850/- only

Cost includes - 
> Transport from Panvel by private vehicle (Tumtum / Jeep)
> Morning Breakkfast, Tea, Veg Lunch
> Guide and Expertise Charges
Registration Process
To register for the event, contact - 9987577684 / 9819986540 / 9987007742

Email us at owletoutdoors@gmail.com

One has to deposite trek fees in the following bank account -

Account Name: OWLET OUTDOORS
Account Number: 50200028742000 (Current)
Bank Name: HDFC Bank
Branch: Shantivan, Borivali East, Mumbai
IFSC: HDFC0000414 us at owletoutdoors@gmail.com
Things to be carried
A list of things to be carried for the trek - 

  • A haversack to put in everything to be carried for the trek
  • At least 2 Liters of water
  • Extra set of clothes, Towel / Napkin
  • Camera, Something to munch on (Optional)
  • Personal medicines required if any
  • Identity Proof
Rules to be followed
Few Rules we would like people follow -

  • Consumption of alcohol, smoking, drugs, narcotics is strictly now allowed and would lead to expulsion from the trek.
  • Leader's decision will be final and binding to all members. No arguments will be entertained.
  • Each member is responsible for their own safety and baggage.
  • PLease do not use deodrant or perfume as honey bees gets attracted towards it.
  • Please do not wear any jewellery or gold ornaments.
  • Please do not litter. Do not throw plastic, paper, wrappers, bottles etc. Carry them home to throw in the dustbin.
  • We strongly believe in saying - Wherever we go, leave only footprints and take back only memories.
Other Info
It is advisable to wear full sleeve clothes and comfortable trekking shoes.

Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. The organization will not be responsible for any injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

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For Registraion Email Us at: owletoutdoors@gmail.com

or Call: 9987577684 / 9819986540