One day trek to Prabalgad – 17 Jun’18



Type: Hill fort
Height: 2300 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Medium
Base Village: Thakarwadi- Panvel

Prabalgad lies on the Prabal machi (Plateau) between Matheran and Panvel and can be easily spotted from the Mumbai-Pune expressway. The “Ulahas River” runs to the east of the fort while the “Gadhi River” runs to the west. The “Patalganga River” is to the south. The fort was built by the Bahmani Sultanate to keep an eye on the Panvel Fort and the Kalyan Fort in the North Konkan area. During treaty with Mirza Raje Jaising, Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj handed over this fort to mughals.

In the year 1826, Umaji Naik, a freedom fighter and his associates were believed to have made the fort as their home for a brief period of time.

From top of the Prabalgad, Chanderi and Peb fort can be seen towards the west, Manikgad Fort to the south while the Karnala fort towards the north.



Sunday 17 Jun’18

  • Meet @ Panvel ST depo @ 06:30 am and catch the bus to Thakar wadi
  • Round of Introductions and Briefing on Rules and Regulations
  • Start trek and reach Prabalgad machi by 10:00 am
  • Breakfast @ Prabalgad machi
  • Move towards Prabalgad and reach top by 12:00 pm
  • Explore the fort & Lunch break
  • Start descending by 3:30 pm and reach Prabalgad machi by 4:30 pm
  • Evening Tea & Snacks break
  • Start descending towards Thakarwadi by 5:30 pm
  • Catch ST bus and reach Panvel ST depo by 7:00 pm (Tentatively)


Event Cost-

Rs. 500/- (Rs. Five Hundred only) per person


  • Travel by public transport (Panvel to Thakarwadi & back)
  • B’fast and evening refreshment
  • NB Expertise Charges


  • Lunch for the day
  • Bottled water/ Cold drinks
  • Personal / Accident insurance
  • Anything other than above mentioned in inclusions

Things to carry- 

  • Lunch for the day
  • At least 2 Litres of water
  • A haversack to put in everything to be carried for the trek
  • Extra set of clothes, Towel / Napkin, Cap
  • Camera, Something to munch on (Optional)
  • Personal medicines required if any
  • Identity Proof



For Registration, Contact – 99306 91186/ 91679 66042/ 98200 20261/ 98695 09488

To register your seat please transfer event cost in the account below:

Account Name: Nisarga Bhraman Eco Tours
Account No.: 50200024447001 (Current)
RTGS/NEFT/IFSC Code: 0000414
Bank: HDFC Bank
Branch: Shantivan, Borivali (East)

After making the payment through net banking or mobile, please take a screenshot of the transaction and mail it to or send it over Whatsup.

Limited seats, entry on first come first served basis

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Rules & Regulations-
  • Consumption of alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics is strictly banned on the event & should lead to expulsion from the trek
  • The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No arguments will be entertained
  • Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety and baggage
  • Please do not wear any jewellery or gold chains/rings
  • Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “Wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.”


Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. The organization will not be responsible for any injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

Medical Disclaimer:

It is Important to be physically fit while on treks. If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, severe headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc. should take permission from their physicians before treks.