Pritam Da Dhaba in Dadar (East) is at a walking distance from the Dadar railway station.
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Monsoon, the peak season for glowing yellow fireflies, is about to shower Maharashtra's sprawling hills and forests. During this misty weather, hundreds of fireflies can be spotted twinkling and fluttering in the rustic villages and greens of the Sahyadri range. On this camping trip to Purushwadi, you'll explore the dark night and see these little, scintillating beetle bugs called fireflies hovering all around you. You'll lie down in cosy tents and sleep under the cover of remote wilderness.
Purushwadi is an idyllic village located on the outskirts of the Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary, at a short distance from the Bhandardara Dam. When the monsoon showers begin in Maharashtra, the village is teeming with a burst of greenery and a cloud of fireflies. Travellers from nearby cities like Mumbai or Nashik have only recently unearthed this little gem in the Sahyadri hills, offering a new and offbeat experience. You'll stay in cosy alpine tents or in case it rains, at a local home-stay in the village.
See twinkling fireflies all around the Purushwadi village. | Explore the rustic village with a sunset walk. | Stay in comfortable tents away from the city.
10 and above years
Board a private AC bus from the pick-up point in Dadar by 10:15 hrs. On the way, you'll halt in Igatpuri for a short break and arrive at Purushwadi village by 17:00 hrs. Enjoy a cup of hot tea and snacks at the campsite and enjoy the evening. After sunset, you'll head out for a stroll through the village to see the beautiful glowing fireflies. A short village hike later, you'll return to a hot dinner and a night under the twinkling sky. Overnight in tents at Purushwadi.
Overnight in tents at Purushwadi village.
After reaching Purushwadi village in the evening, tea and snacks will be offered to you. Hot dinner will be served around 22:00 hrs. You'll spend the night in tents at Purushwadi. In case it rains, you'll move into a local home-stay. Please remember to bring your own bed sheets and blankets.
Evening snacks | Dinner
For cancellations made 8 days or more before departure of this Purushwadi fireflies camping trip: 75% refund.
For cancellations made 4-7 days before departure of this Purushwadi fireflies camping trip: 50% refund.
For cancellations made less than 4 days before departure of this Purushwadi fireflies camping trip: no refund.
In case of no show: no refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.
Travellers are required to follow all instructions of the camp leader during the Purushwadi fireflies camp.
Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trip.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.
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