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Prabalgad Fort Trek

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Prabalgad Trek Details

Type: Hill Fort
Height: 2320 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Medium
Base Village: Thakurwadi
Region: Panvel

Prabalgad Fort Details

Prabalgad Trek is located near Panvel Taluka, Raigad District. It is 65 km and 110 km away from Mumbai & Pune respectively. The Prabalgad Trek is moreover of a Jungle Trail. After a decent ascend for about 2 hours we reach the base of Prabalgad. This place is famously known as Prabalmachi. It provides a decent view of the valley and NH4. It provides good shelter for a trekker as the villagers are eager to offer food and other services with nominal charges.

From Prabalmachi the climb to Prabalgad is through a waterfall. One has to be very careful climbing during monsoon. From Prabalmachi the trek is of steep ascend and it takes 2 hours to reach the top of Prabalgad Fort. If the view is clear, one can have a good look of the Vashi Creek as well from the top. One can also view Kalavantin, Karnala, Irshalgad and Matheran Range which are closely connected.

The history of the fort is pretty unclear. But this fort was being exchanged many times between the Mughals and Marathas, as it is a strategic point to keep watch over the Kalyan Bhiwandi region.

Join us to explore this massive Prabalgad Fort.


Prabalgad Trek Itinerary

We are Waiting for you

Meet at Panvel Railway Station at 7:30 am as we will proceed in the Transfer Vehicle to Thakurwadi which is the base village of Prabalgad Trek.

Fun Introduction

We will reach Thakurwadi village around 8:15 am. After a brief but funny introduction round, we will start our Prabalgad Trek hailing the great Maratha Warrior Shivaji Maharaj.

Delicious Breakfast

We will reach the Prabal Machi around 10:15 am. Relax, freshen up and fill your stomach with delicious breakfast cooked by the villagers.

Prabalgad Fort, here we come!

After a much-needed break, we will re-start our Prabalgad Trek by 10:45 am. The trek from here is a climb through a Waterfall. Please be careful and help your fellow trekkers while ascending.

Yay, we are here!

We will reach Prabalgad around 1 pm. Explore the view of nearby forts such as Karnala, Kalavantin, Irshalgad and Matheran range. Don’t forget to click numerous Group Photos and Safe Selfies. We will start the descend by 1:30 pm.

Sumptuous Lunch

We will reach Prabal Machi by 3 pm. Relax, freshen up and Feast on the delicacies of Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian dishes as we will re-start the descend to Thakurwadi post Lunch.

What an Amazing Experience - Prabalgad Trek!

We will reach Thakurwadi village by 4:30 pm. From here, we will head back to Panvel Railway Station in our Transfer Vehicle. Don’t forget to share your experience of Prabalgad Trek and feedback with us before bidding adieu.


INR 950 per adult

Prabalgad Trek Inclusions: 
● Breakfast
● Lunch (Veg / Non veg)
● Panvel to panvel transport
● First Aid
● Trek Expertise.

Prabalgad Trek Exclusions: 
● Any personal expenses

Cancellation and Refund applicable on the Prabalgad Trek tour cost: 
● If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
● If cancellation done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded.
● After that no refund will be provided.


● At least 2 litres of drinking water.
● Extra cloths and raincoat
● Photo ID card.
● Good trekking or sport shoes (Compulsory for Prabalgad Trek)
● Some ready to eat food (plum cakes, biscuits)
● Electral/Tang powder/Glucose-D/salt
● Cap, camera, mobiles phones, socks, extra pairs of cloths.( if required)
● Any personal medicine.
● Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelry, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.


Prabalgad Trek Rules

● In Mountains & Jungles, smoking attracts honeybees and one has to face dangerous "honeybee attack" where survival of the person is difficult, hence smoking is strictly prohibited.
● Drinking Alcohol is strictly prohibited during Prabalgad Trek.
● Leader's Decision will be Final and Binding.
● Small Steps Adventures reserves all the right to Change/ Deviate/ Cancel the plans without prior notice.
● Telephonic Confirmation for booking is Mandatory; if unable to contact us then send a text message and we will call you back.
● Please do not carry Handbags or Jholas or Sling bags on treks.
● Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery, etc. If carried, then we do not take any liability for the same.


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