Trekking to Prabalgad fort from Prabalmachi is just a thrilling experience you should not miss. Prabalgad, one of the more strategic of forts is located on a wide plateau which is densely forested. Enjoy walking through the forest and locating birds, reptiles and small mammals that inhabit this densely wooded patch of land. Considering it as medium level trek plan it with your family or buddies for a memorable weekend. ExPerience the abundant flora and fauna at the fort with some scenic ruins of old buildings and few water tanks. The flat top area of the fort is covered by dense forest and has a Ganesh Temple at the zenith. We, the local guides (village inhabitants), aid you in order to explore and understand the ancient hill. Because of the dense forest, it is not always easy to find paths for walking, but if you Persist and reach the top of the fort you will be rewarded with a panoramic view of the of different points of Matheran and the neighboring hill-stations. Prabalgad was one of the twenty-three forts which were handed over to the Mughal Empire. In 1658, the Marathas under Shivaji took the fort once again. Prabalgad. (Prabal means “strong”) the fort was built to keep an eye on the ancient ports of Panvel and Kalyan. The British Government wanted to develop Prabalgad as a hill station but were thwarted in this plan on account of the difficulties caused by the lack of water which, though sufficient for the existing residents.
Breakfast- (Including tea/coffee/ Lemon Juice)
Lunch - Buffet (Veg) (including local delicacies)
Bus/Auto/Taxi from Panvel to Thakurwadi