Prabalgad is situated on northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai-Pune road. One can see it from express highway a V-Shaped one. The Left one is Kalwantin Durg & right side is Prabalgad. It is located on a plateau very close to Matheran. It was known as Muranjan until it was taken over and renamed by the Maratha forces under Shivaji’s rule.
There is a dense forest on the way till the top of fort Prabal. Historical references indicate that Freedom fighter Umaji Naik made a stay here in 1826. The fort top commands an excellent view of the surroundings with Kalavantin in the front. Matheran, Chanderi, Shrimallang, Irshal Karnala, Manikgad, etc can be easily identified.
Day 1: Sunday, 3rd Sep 17
Meeting Point for Mumbai and Pune People: Panvel St Depot at 07:00 am
Breakfast at Panvel
After Breakfast move ahead to the Base Village by Private Vehicle.
Introduction, instructions and start the trek @ 9:00 am
Reach the top in @ 01:00 pm.
Explore the fort and start descending by 2:00 pm.
Reach the base till 5:00 pm.
Start our return journey and Reach Panvel by 6:00 pm
Lunch for Sunday,
Identity proof (must)
A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs) Compulsory
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Personal Care stuff, Medicine those if u require usually
A good trekking shoes,
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking.
Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Travelling from Pavel to Panvel,
Breakfast and Evening Refreshments.
Mineral Water; Beverages; Anything not mentioned in above inclusion list
Recommended Local Train Timing
|Thane – Vashi Route||Harbour Route|
|Starting From||Thane(T)||Mumbai (CST)|
It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking. While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should seek their physicians advice before coming.