Imagine yourself camping in a dense forest on a cold night, starry sky and…. surrounded by bright shining light illuminated by twinkling fireflies!!! Imagine walking on a mysterious dark trail brightened by fireflies flying all around you. Sounds enthralling, doesn’t it? In reality, this can be much more beautiful and captivating. Prabalmachi and Kalavantin Durg trekking is the best that nature has to offer and is the perfect getaway if you are looking for something like this!

Prabalmachi as the name itself indicates is a huge gigantic plateau situated at a massive height of more than 1200 feet above mean sea level. It is a little hamlet hiding in the hills, close to our megacity - Mumbai! Prabalmachi camping offers breathtaking picturesque of the two magnificent and gigantic peaks of Sahyadri - Prabalgad and Kalavantin forts. Because of these two glorious forts and the bewitching natural beauty of the surroundings, many visitors are attracted to this place. Being an ancient and beautiful village situated halfway up a mountain it is an ideal place to pitch your tents and experience outdoors. Apart from being a camping place, it is also the base village for the Kalavantin trek and Prabalgad trek. One will also get to explore beautiful village homes; small farms; dense forests; in and around this hamlet. Prabalmachi camping and trekking transport you to a whole new world of scenic beauty and peace.

Who Should Attend ?

Friends, family, and corporate outings.

Min. Age: 15 years

Accommodation: Tent stay

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Cost For Prabalmachi Fireflies Camping 2024

Per Person Own Travel ₹.899

(Participant have to reach base village by own vehicle)

Per Person With Travel ₹,1299

(Participant will get Travel from Panvel to Panvel)

Batch Dates

  • Batch 1: 18th - 19th May 2024
  • Batch 2: 25th - 26th May 2024
  • Batch 3: 01st - 02nd June 2024
  • Batch 4: 08th - 09th June 2024
  • Batch 5: 15th - 16th June 2024
  • Batch 6: 22nd - 23rd June 2024
OVERNIGHT 01 Jun, 08 Jun, 15 Jun, and more
What makes this tour special
  • Twinkling Fireflies are the highlight of this journey
  • Camping at the top of the plateau
  • Enjoy the view of the Pinnacle with the stairway leading to the top and peer into the scenic geographies
  • Explore one of the most popular Kalavantin Durg treks which is positioned at around bases in the Raigad quarter of Maharashtra at an altitude of 2205 feet
  • The journey is a perfect bone for newcomers or adventure campaigners as you get to enjoy the beauty of rocky terrains, lush verdure with your team
  • Short trek through meadows and dense forests.
  • Stargazing at night bonfire & music
Dates and Rates
date & duration price

Detailed Itinerary Prabalmachi Fireflies Camping 2024

Train Timings

From CSMT to Panvel

03:28 Pm CSMT

03:46 Pm Vadala Road

03:57 Pm Kurla

04:17 Pm Vashi

04:26 Pm Nerul

04:48 Pm Panvel

From Thane to Panvel

04:00 Pm Thane

04:17 Pm Koparkhairne

04:29 Pm Nerul

04:52 Pm Panvel

DAY 1 Saturday

05:00 pm Meet Bhatakna Team at Panvel Station Ticket Counter

05:20 pm Move towards Thakurwadi (Base Village) in our transfer vehicle

06:30 pm Start trek towards Prabalmachi after a brief session

Enjoy the fireflies on the way as we are doing night Trek so you can spot fireflies on the way.

08:00 pm Reach campsite at Prabalmachi & get Refresh

09:30 pm Prepare for a night under the sky, have delicious local cuisine for dinner,

10:30 pm Night Again a Small walk to spot Fireflies around us enjoy watching them back to the campsite, and If tired can retire and take rest in tents.

11:30 pm Rest people can enjoy the night let the Arijit Singh in you come out, play a few games, share stories (especially ghost stories), make new friends and enjoy the campfire.

12:00 am Off to the tents for sound sleep (For those who are very sleepy :P). Day Ends

DAY 2 Sunday

06:00 am Wake up call, get fresh an up.

06:30 am Move towards Kalavantin Durg, for those who would like to trek. Others can enjoy their morning at Prabalmachi.

07:30 am Reach the pinnacle, bask in the majestic view from the top, Witness the sunrise from the top. Take selfies with an amazing background.

8:00 am Start the descend towards Prabalmachi

09:00 am Reach Prabalmachi, Campsite have Tea & Snacks

10:00 hrs Start to descend towards Thakurwadi (After a mandatory group pic!!!)

12:00 hrs Reach Thakurwadi, say your goodbyes with a promise to meet again, leave for Panvel in our transfer vehicle.

This brings us to the end of our trip, Or rather just the beginning.

What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Transport From Panvel - Campsite - Panvel.
  • 1 Breakfast & 1 Dinner
  • Accommodation on sharing basis.
  • Bhatakna Representatives.
  • All guide and local expertise charges.
  • First-aid assistance

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any cost incurred by the participants on meals ,cold drinks, etc.
  • Any cost incurred on participants medical emergency.
  • Any cost incurred due to unavoidable circumstances such as climatic changes, etc..
  • Things not mentioned in the Inclusion list.