Overview

Prabalmachi Monsoon Trek

 

  • Prabalmachi Base Village: Thakurwadi
  • Prabalmachi height: 2,300 feet or 701 meters above sea level
  • Prabalmachi distance from base village: 8 km
  • Prabalmachi trek duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Prabalmachi trek difficulty level: Easy
  • Prabalmachi from Mumbai: 47 km. i.e. 1.5 to 2 hours by road
  • Prabalmachi trek from Pune: 118 km i.e. 3 to 4 hours by road

Your hunt for the perfect easy level leisure filled trek ends with Prabalmachi Trek. Located very close to Panvel city, an easy hike till the Prabalmachi village will give you the adventure feel and leave you spellbound with its green trails. Walking amidst the woods and climbing high till the village is a must indulge adventure with friends during monsoons. Once you reach up to Prabalmachi top, the view is mist filled and mesmeric.

About Prabalmachi

Prabalmachi is a little hamlet hiding in the hills. It offers a picturesque backdrop of two gigantic mountains of Sahyadirs. Both Kalavantin Pinnacle and Mighty Prabalgad are the Twin Mountains that stand as a protector, keeping a close eye on its villagers right from the top.

1 Day Available on request
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Experience the thrill of a monsoon Trek to Prabalmachi
  • Enjoy a panoramic view of the Sahyadris from Prabalmachi top
  • Panoramic view of both Kalavantin & Prabalgad
  • Explore and learn its significance in history
  • Cross misty and thrill-filled trails
Dates and Rates
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    Itinerary

    Day 1:

    07:30 am - Meet the Bhatakna Team at Panvel Station.
    07:45 am - Move towards Base village via Share-taxi/ Private Transport/Tum-Tum.
    08:00 am - Break for breakfast, tea, and refreshments.
    09:00 am - Reach Base village & Have breakfast
    09:30 am - Freshen up and gear up for the trek.
    10:00 am - Introduction round and brief on rules and regulations.
    10.15 am - Start the trek.
    01:15 pm - Reach the top, and enjoy the thrill of accomplishment and do lunch at Prabalmachi
    03:15 pm - Start to descend journey to base village.
    04:30 pm - Reach base village and move back to Panvel station via private transport.
    05.30 pm - Reach Panvel railway station

    Inclusions/Exclusions
    What we'll give. What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • Travelling from Panvel to Prabalmachi and Prabalmachi to Panvel
    • Unlimited Morning Breakfast & Lunch
    • BhataknaTrekking Expertise Charges
    • First-aid assistance.
    • Bhatakna Badges.
    • New Friends made, new Bonds attached.

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Travel till pickup points
    • Any kind of personal expense like Mineral water/lime water/ Soft Drinks/ Extra snacks or meals that are not included in the inclusions, purchased for personal consumption 
    • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned and included in the inclusion of this package.
    • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
    • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required
    • Any kind of Insurance
    Things To Carry

    (Highly Required and Mandatory Things)

    • ID proof
    • backpack (waterproof or covered with waterproof cover) 
    • trekking shoes or any sports shoes with a Good grip
    • Trekking pants (compulsory), 2 T-Shirts (Preferably full sleeves or Half T-shirt with sleeves), Raincoat/ waterproof jacket/ windcheater, Handnapkin/Towel, etc
    • Water 2-3 liters.
    • Ready-to-eat food like plum cakes, Dry fruits, dry snacks and biscuits, Chikki, chocolate bars, etc.
    • Personal Medicines and Personal First aid 

    (Required but Optional Things)

    • To change after trekking - Facewash, Extra pants/ shorts, Extra T-shirt, sleeper/ floaters, an extra bag to carry your trekking shoes, innerwear, etc
    • Sweater For bus journey
    • Electoral or Glucose D powder. 
    • Portable Phone Charger, Earphones, etc.
    • Sun protection cap, sunglasses, Sunscreen lotion, toothbrush-toothpaste, etc
    • Proper face mask or shield 
    • Sanitizer 
    • Extra Pair of clothes.

    (Note: Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pants,  this will protect your body and skin from Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles, etc)

    Additional Information
    • There is no freshen up / washroom / Toilet facility on the Mountain only Available at the Base Village.
    • Avoid carrying heavy weight for the trek.
    • Floaters and Sandals are not allowed, please wear sports shoes or trekking shoes of good quality.

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    Disclaimer : The tour is weather-based and depends on the weather conditions. There may be last-minute cancellations if weather conditions deteriorate.

    Safety Measures
    • Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing
    • Use repellents to keep bugs away Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.
    • Do not stray away from your group during the trek Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts
    FAQ
    Frequently Asked Questions

    1: What is Prabalmachi Trek?

    Prabalmachi Trek is a popular trekking trail located in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India. It is an easy level trek that takes you through lush green forests and scenic landscapes, culminating in stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

    2: How difficult is the Prabalmachi Monsoon Trek?

    The Prabalmachi Trek is considered an easy level trek. It is just a trail walk. You can bring your kids as well on this trek.

    3: When is the best time to go on the Prabalmachi Monsoon Trek?

    The best time to go on the Prabalmachi Monsoon Trek is from June to September, which is the monsoon season in Maharashtra. During this time, the region receives heavy rainfall, and the entire area is covered in lush greenery.

    4: What is the duration of the Prabalmachi Monsoon Trek?

    The Prabalmachi Monsoon Trek is a one-day trek that usually takes around 4-5 hours to complete. However, some trekkers also opt to spend the night at the Prabalmachi village to explore the area more.

    5: What is the distance of the Prabalmachi Monsoon Trek?

    The Prabalmachi Monsoon Trek is around 6-7 kilometers long, starting from the base village of Thakurwadi.

    6: Is it safe to trek during the monsoon season?

    It is generally safe to trek during the monsoon season, but trekkers need to take extra precautions. It is recommended to wear appropriate trekking gear, carry raincoats, and avoid trekking during heavy rainfall. Additionally, it's important to trek with a guide or a group and not to wander off the marked trails.

    7: What should I carry for the Prabalmachi Monsoon Trek?

    It is recommended to carry trekking essentials such as comfortable shoes, a raincoat, a backpack, water bottles, snacks, a first aid kit, and a camera. Additionally, trekkers should also carry a valid photo ID and some cash.

    8: Is camping allowed at Prabalmachi?

    Yes, camping is allowed at Prabalmachi.

    9: How to reach Prabalmachi from Mumbai?

    By Train: The nearest railway station to Prabalmachi is Panvel. You can take a train from Mumbai to Panvel, and from Panvel, you can hire a taxi or take a local bus to reach the base village of Prabalmachi.

    By Road: Prabalmachi is well-connected by road to Mumbai. You can take a taxi or drive your own car from Mumbai to Prabalmachi. The distance between Mumbai and Prabalmachi is around 50 km.

    By Bus: Several local buses run from Mumbai to Panvel, from where you can take a bus or a taxi to reach the base village of Prabalmachi.

    10: How to reach Prabalmachi from Pune?

    By Train: The nearest railway station to Prabalmachi is Panvel. You can take a train from Pune to Panvel, and from Panvel, you can hire a taxi or take a local bus to reach the base village of Prabalmachi.

    By Road: Prabalmachi is well-connected by road to Pune. You can take a taxi or drive your own car from Pune to Prabalmachi. The distance between Pune and Prabalmachi is around 110 km.

    By Bus: Several local buses run from Pune to Panvel, from where you can take a bus or a taxi to reach the base village of Prabalmachi.

    Cancellation Policy:
    • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
    • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
    • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date
    • No show No Refund.
    • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
    • Event Tickets can be transferred to another person against cancellation.

    Terms and conditions

    • Rs.500 Advance payment is Non Refundable.
    • If you are not feeling well already then kindly do not book the tickets.
    • Seats are on the basis on 1st come - 1st serve basis. While returning also you have to sit on your initial Seat.
    • Please carry a valid ID proof along with you.
    • Tickets once booked cannot be exchanged
    • Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. Bhatakna Tours & Travels are not responsible for any injury or damage occurring due to the event. 
    • Participants with any medical issues /history are not allowed to opt for this event. If he/she does so that it is done at the participant's risk. The management won't be responsible for any incident.
    • Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
    • Leaders’ decisions will be final and binding.
    • Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.
    • Team reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.