About the Fireflies Festival Special Trek :
Fireflies are basically insects which display the bio-luminescence character!! They actually throw out fluorescent green light from the body to attract their mate. This phenomenon of natural lighting is so mesmerizing that at times one can experience thousands of fireflies flashing the light which is one of the best natural sights to behold. Mumbai Travellers has happily coupled this beautiful experience with camping near the foothills of Kondana caves near Karjat. These caves are located at the bottom of Rajmachi fort and offer a wonderful short trek of about an hour to reach atop the caves. This Buddhist caves is a nice example of Indian architecture and offers good scope for photographer and nature lovers.
Category : Trekking
Duration : 01 Night / 02 Days
What is included in the tour
1. Transportation from Karjat to Karjat by local transport – Jeep / Tamtam
2. Evening Refreshment, 1 Dinner, 1 Breakfast with Tea and Juice
3. Accommodation at Villagers home
Note : Temporary camping toilet available near campsite.
What is NOT included in the tour
1. Taxes as applicable
2. Anything other than above mentioned inclusions
Day 01 :
Proceed towards Karjat by fast local train from CSTM 04.30 pm. Reach Karjat Station by 6.30 pm. Proceed to base village of the Kondana caves by local transport. Reach Kondivade village by 8.00pm. Have Dinner at Villagers house.
Around 10.30 pm start trekking towards the Kondana caves, as it gets darker and darker, experience the magnificent phenomena of fireflies lighting display. We might come across a number of places during this trail where we can observe this unique phenomenon. Celebrate the night with fireflies, ghost stories in kondhana caves and latenight came back to villagers house.
Day 02 :
Early morning, freshen up. Have Breakfast. Start your journey back to Karjat around 10.00 am. Reach Karjat by 11 am and catch local train for your respective station.
Tour concludes with Happy Memories :D