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Address: | Prabhal Hills, Matheran, India

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Dangerous but nice

The trek at the start is tiring but once you approach the summit it's quite exciting. For more detail regarding this trek check this video out on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 July 2016
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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The prabal fort have good view of nature. You can see green tree everywhere. But it's dangerous and scary at the same time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The trek at the start is tiring but once you approach the summit it's quite exciting. For more detail regarding this trek check this video out on YouTube https://youtu.be/rYGM-pmZd04

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1 Thank Varion P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Check this video out to get an idea about this trek https://youtu.be/rYGM-pmZd04 The trek at the beginning is quite tiring but gets quite exciting towards the end specially when conquering the summit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The base for the trek is near Panvel. Initial hour of the trek is nice and easy which leads to the Prabalmachi village. The village serves as the base for both the Prabal fort as well as Kalavartin Durg treks. Our initial plan was to go for the Kalavartin trek. However, due to the rains, we decided to go for... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We finished the trek to Prabal today. Started out from Mumbai by car at about 8 and reached Vardoli village at about 9:15. The roads were narrow but in good condition. We parked the car at the base of the hill and climbed up to Prabalmachi. There were two bus loads of trekkers who had arrived. The climb was actually... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

I did trek to Prabalgad and Kalavantinicha durg, with WTA. Please be aware: This is not a family picnic place. Also, this trek is not for those who have never done any trekking. You should go for this trek well prepared.

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Thank ysawant
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. I have camped on the top several times starting from 1971. Always trekked from Shedung near Panvel, usually in winter. Always camped at the maachi on the first day. Beautiful view of Panvel lights from here. Also a village here called Thakurwadi. Two routes to the top from the maachi. One is steep and sheer, the other is... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Both Kalavantindurg and Prabalgad are an extension on Prabalmachi and hence the start point was same. The time taken to reach prabal machi is about 1 hour and the trek is easy. If one has not trekked to Prabalgad before then it is recommended to take a guide as the route is tricky and not well marked. Some previous trekkers... More 

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

In October, we did this very strenuous trek but did not find the views from the final point ( a plateau) worthwhile...a wasted day in many senses!

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Vadodara, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Matheran is popular for many locations and this is also one of the great location to visit and enjoy the place.

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