Event Name: Bhandardara Fireflies Special Camping Total Seats: 30 Location: Bhandardara Base Village: Samrad Grade: Easy Approximate Duration: 2 Day
Description Just before the monsoon arrives, the tiny bioluminescence beings sparkle and shine to emit a glow. It's nature’s own light show that amuses one and all. Fireflies typically shine at twilight to attract mates or prey. These fireflies bring magic to your summer night. Play with these little creatures while they keep amusing you all night long. Photographers be ready with your cameras, so as to capture the sight and save it forever. Add to this the fun of a camping-night in the folds of majestic Sahyadris.
Major Attractions Twinkling Fireflies are the highlight of this journey Experience rustic village stay--camping or homestay in case of rain Night Strolls, mystery stories around Samrad will keep you hooked! Stay amidst the view of Alang, Madan, Kulang, Kalsubai, Ratangad and Ajoba forts Try your hand at night-time photography
About Bhandardara Situated by the Pravara River, Bhandardara is blessed with peace and tranquility with a relaxing view. You can spot many famous landmarks including the Kalsubai peak and Ratangad, Harishchandragad forts. Deep and dark, the valley of shadows and adjacent Samrad Village is a home to millions of fireflies.
Detailed Itinerary Itinerary for Mumbai People Train Time Table for Saturday Catch CST-Kasara Fast Local @ 10:20 am
10:20 am Mumbai CST 10:27 am Byculla 10:33 am Dadar 10:40 am Kurla 10:44 am Ghatkopar 10:56 am Mulund 11:00 am Thane 11:12 am Dombivili 11:19 am Kalyan 12:30 pm Kasara
Itinerary for Pune People
Pune People can catch Sahyadri Express / 11024 06:50 - Departure from Pune 10:32 - Arrival at Kalyan From Kalyan you can board 11:19 am Train where you can meet Mumbai Team
Day 1: Saturday 12:30 pm Meet the Trikon Team at Kasara Station 01:00 pm Proceed towards Samrad Village 01:30 pm Lunch enroute 05:30 pm Reach Samrad 06:30 pm Have evening snacks 07:30 pm Have fun at campsite 08:30 pm Stroll around the villages to witness the twinkling fireflies 09:30 pm Dinner & Games 10:30 pm Rest for the day
Day 2: Sunday 06:30 am Wake up call and freshen up 07:30 am Have breakfast 08:00 am Start return journey to Kasara Station 11:00 am Reach Kasara Station 11:14 am Board CST Train 01:25 pm Reach CST Trip concludes
Inclusions Local Transport from Kasara to Kasara Food: Evening Snacks and Dinner, Sunday breakfast Triple Sharing Tented Accommodation or HomeStay Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges Bedding
Exclusions Train Travelling: Mumbai to Kasara & Return Saturday & Sunday Lunch Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc. Anything other than above mentioned inclusion 5% GST
Things to Carry Identity Card 2 ltrs water Torch with new cells (compulsory) Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder Snacks & biscuits Extra pair of clothes Clean napkin or towel Cap, sunglasses, scarf Haversack or backpack (No sling bags) Camera (optional) Please carry personal medicines if any Hand Sanitizer