Prabalmachi Camping And Kalavantin Durg Trek

Prabalmachi Camping and Kalavantin Trek


Prabalmachi Located near Shedung Phata is the base village for two famous treks Kalavantin Durg and Prabalgad. Prabalmachi Village offers basic camping comforts for the enthusiast with great views. You can see Karnala Fort, Panvel City, Matheran, Irshalgad, Morbe Dam from Prabalmachi and climbing nearby forts. It is a very popular trekking destination near Navi Mumbai. Lush green forest and excellent trekking opportunities are available around Prabalmachi. Locals take the utmost care of campers by providing homestay or tents with home-cooked food. Pre-monsoon you can see fireflies glowing around the village like a dance of fireflies. 


Prabalmachi Camping is high on the list for trekkers places to visit near Mumbai, A relaxing weekend getaway from Mumbai. It is regularly featured by all magazines and websites as excellent travel destination places near Mumbai. Prabalmachi Camping has grown into a popular tourist place near Mumbai in summer. Join us Treks and Trails India a leading trekking group in Mumbai.


Kalavantin Durg was used as a watchtower and is located right next to Prabalgad Fort on the old Mumbai Pune route. The beauty of this trek is the amazing rock-cut steps that zig-zag their way up the mountain to take you to the top of the fort. One can get a panoramic view from the top, not to mention the thrill of an exposed climb via the stairs.


Prabalmachi Events Details


  • Prabalmachi night trek difficulty level: Medium
  • Region Panvel near Shedung Phata
  • Total time required for climbing: Maximum 2.5 hrs from Thakurwadi
  • Duration: 1 day and 1 night
  • Prabalgad fort height: 2800 feet approx
  • Cost: Rs. 1200/- per person

Event Itinerary

Kalavantin Trek with Prabalmachi Camping Itinerary


Train Timings from CSMT


  • 16:35 CSMT
  • 17:04 Kurla
  • 17:24 Vashi
  • 17:33 Nerul
  • 17:55 Panvel


Train Timings from Thane


  • 16:48 Thane
  • 17:05 Koparkhairane
  • 17:17 Nerul
  • 17:29 Kharghar
  • 17:40 Panvel


Day One -Saturday 


  • 18:00 Assemble outside of Panvel Railway Station near the ticket counter.
  • 18:15 Move towards base village Thakurwadi by private vehicle.
  • 19:00 Reach Thakurwadi and ascend to Prabalmachi village.
  • 22:00 Reach Prabalgadmachi village and dinner.


Day Two - Sunday


  • 05:00 Wake up and freshen up.
  • 05:30 Start ascending Kalavantin Durg.
  • 07:00 Reach on top and explore.
  • 08:00 Start descending to Prabalmachi.
  • 09:30 Reach Prabalmachi and have breakfast.
  • 10:30 Descend to Thakurwadi.
  • 12:00 Reach Thakurwadi and move toward Panvel by Bus or private vehicle.
  • 13:00 Reach Panvel railway station and disperse.




  • People may board the same train from their respective stations of convenience.
  • Missing the train is missing Prabalmachi Camping and Kalavantin Trek, no refund will be provided.
  • Kalavantin Trek is optional, if you don't want to do, you relax at the campsite.
  • For Kalavantin Trek proper trek shoes and torch are compulsory. Otherwise will not allow doing the trek.

    Inclusion and Exclusion

    Cost Include:


  • Transportation from Panvel to Base village to Panvel by private vehicle.
  • 1 veg Dinner and 1 veg Breakfast
  • Tent 2 People Sharing Basis - Blanket, Mat
  • Changing Rooms
  • Kalavantin Durg Trek
  • Basic First Aid
  • Guide & Expertise charges

    Cost Exclude:


  • Travel cost till Panvel and back.
  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.

Things to Carry

  • 2/3 litres of water
  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on the trek
  • Good Torch must with an extra battery
  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars
  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets
  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 litres
  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen
  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine
  • Identity Proof
  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles

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 cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If the event gets canceled we will refund "Trek Amount" only.


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  • Start Date: January 18, 2020 18:00:00
  • End Date: January 19, 2020 13:00:00
  • Type: Paid
  • Location: Mumbai
  • Category: Travel
  • Organizer : Trek and Trails India
  • Address: Prabalmachi Valley Campsite Prabalmachi, Maharashtra 410206, India

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