About the Tour :
Fireflies Festival : We are all set to host one of the most eye-catching outing of this season – The Fireflies Festival. Pre-monsoon climate is the ideal period for fireflies and glow-worms for mating and in pursuit of the mate, hundreds of fireflies gather together on a tree displaying their bio-luminescent lights in the dark nights. Dense forests is just the perfect place for these twinkling creatures for this kind of ritual and this is the exact time when we can experience synchronous twinkling of hundreds of fireflies- one of the most beautiful phenomena in nature.
Kalavantin Durg (Kalavantin’s Fort), is located between Matheran and Panvel in the Indian State of Maharashtra, at an elevation of 2,300 feet in the Western Ghats. It was built at the pinnacle of the rocky plateau very close to Matheran. This fort can be approached via chilling steep climb. The steps leading up to the fort were cut into the rocks of the hill.
What is included in the tour
1. Transportation from Panvel to Panvel by public transportation.
2. Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch
3. Tent accommodation on twin sharing basis
4. Expertise and Guide Charges
What is NOT included in the tour
1. Anything mentioned then above other expenses.
2. Any applicable taxes
3. Any other personal expenses
- Fireflies- one of the most beautiful phenomena in nature during the Night trek
- Thrilling trek to Kalavantin
- View of Prabalgad from Kalavantin Pinnacle.
- Tent Stay on twin sharing basis
Day 01 : Depart by Local Train & reach Panvel by 06:30 pm. On arrival at Panvel, we will proceed towards Thakurwadi village in Tumtum (auto rickshaws : 8 seater). Have introduction and briefing round, and start ascending. Enjoy the glowing fireflies while ascending till Prabalmachi. Stay in tent’s on twin sharing basis at Prabalmachi village and will have simple homely local food in dinner. Post dinner, wander around for a short night trail for Fireflies activity. Overnight in tent at Prabalmachi.
Day 02 : Morning freshen up at Prabalmachi village followed by breakfast and hot cup of tea. Post breakfast climb atop to visit Kalavantin fort & enjoy the scenic view from the top. After some happening photography session on the top of pinnacle, descend down to Prabalmachi. Lunch at Prabalmachi village and then start descending towards Thakurwadi. Further back to Panvel by local transport. Reach Mumbai by 4 pm.
Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :)