New Year Camping at Shirota Lake, Lonavala

Spend New Year's Eve at a lakeside campsite, enjoying the cold night air and the stars above. You'll enjoy a day of outdoorsy fun, swimming in the lake, walking through green landscape, and end with a merry bonfire, a few drinks, and an evening of music.

Your campsite lies in the midst of nature, just 10 kms away from Lonavala, but far enough to give you peace and quiet. It's right alongside Shirota Lake, so you'll have gorgeous views at any time of the day. In the winter, this location gives you a chance to experience a chilly night around a merry campfire and wake up to mist that stretches into the horizon.

You'll camp in weather-proof tents with foam mats, blankets and pillows, to ensure you get a good night's sleep, with comfort facilities like dry toilet tents with Western commodes. You can go for a trek nearby, explore a few of the viewpoints, relax by the fire with friends, and enjoy a couple of days outdoors.

IMPORTANT: You cannot drive up to this campsite, whether you have an SUV or a sedan. You can either trek the 10 kms stretch through a jungle to the campsite, if your group is up to it, or you can rent a Tata Sumo at an additional charge of INR 900 per Sumo (one way cost) that will seat 7 people.


The campsite is located at an elevation from Lonavala, giving you views of the hills around, the valley, the lake nearby, and wide open skies. in the night, it can get quite chilly here. Your camping experience includes all the fun of being in the outdoors, with basic conveniences like sealed tents to keep insects out, sleeping mattresses, clean dry toilet tents, delicious meals, and a bonfire and barbecue at night.

Destination highlights

Celebrate the New Year in the lap of nature beside a lake | Learn how to light your own bonfire | Sleep in comfortable, cosy tents | Enjoy an outdoors experience with the basic conveniences that you're used to



There is no pick-up for this trip (but it can be arranged at an extra cost).

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There is no drop-off point for this trip.


Let's Camp Out - Shirota Lake (Breeze on Water Campsite)

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You can check in any time after 16:30 hrs. Once you've settled into your tents and had a hot cup of tea, you can set off to explore the surroundings on a short jungle trek. Get back to your campsite in time for a beautiful sunset over the lake. After that, as it grows dark, a bonfire is lit, and you and your loved ones can relax and enjoy the chilly night air and the delicious barbecue with a few drinks. Enjoy a delicious dinner, celebrate the arrival of the new year, and then retire to your cosy tents for the night.

Overnight in tents

You'll stay at a well-maintained campsite that lies along Shirota lake. Your tents are equipped with mattresses, blankets and pillows, as well as a solar light. The campsite has dry toilet tents with water and commode seats. For barbecue, you can choose a vegetarian or non-vegetarian option. In the evening, you'll have a delightful music session, and end with a vegetarian pasta and dessert. After that, you can celebrate the arrival of 2017 under the stars. Overnight in tents.


Tea | Barbeque | Dinner


Day 1 Milestone

Shirota Lake Campsite

Shirota Lake Campsite

16:30 PM

Do wake up early so you can see the morning mist below your feet in the valley beneath. The forest around comes alive with the sound of birds, and you'll enjoy a hot cup of tea as you watch the morning unfold. Eat a hot breakfast, relax for a while, and then check out by 10:00 hrs. Trip ends here.

Trip ends before nightfall

You'll wake up early to views of a mist-covered landscape and enjoy a delicious breakfast and a hot cup of tea. Check out by 10:00 hrs. Trip ends here.




Day 2 Milestone

Shirota Lake Campsite

Shirota Lake Campsite

06:00 AM

Includes / Excludes


  • One night stay in waterproof Coleman tents on twin-sharing basis
  • In-tent amenities: Foam mats and solar lights
  • Dry toilet tents with commodes, toilet tents, and hand sanitizer
  • Dinner (veg/non-veg) on Day 1
  • Breakfast on Day 2
  • Fishing in the lake
  • Campfire at night
  • All applicable taxes


  • Travel arrangements from your home to campsite
  • Parking charges at campsite
  • Any meals not mentioned in inclusions (can be ordered a la carte)
  • No outside food/drinks allowed
  • Personal expenses like extra snacks, beverages, tips, gear, etc
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

What to Wear

What to Wear

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Closed shoes
  • Sandals for bathing
  • Long sleeved clothing for the evening
  • Spare set of clothes
  • Sunglasses/sun hat
  • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
  • Hard suitcases or luggage
  • Sandals or open-toed shoes

What not to Wear

  • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
  • Restrictive clothing
  • Flip-flops

Equipment / Gear

We Provide

  • Weather proof tents (3-, 4- and 8-person tents)
  • Foam mattresses, blankets, pillows
  • Campfire equipment
  • Barbeque equipment
  • Dry toilet tents with western commodes
  • Adventure sport equipment, if needed

You need to get

  • Closed shoes
  • Torch
  • Insect repellent
  • Any beverages or snacks you want

Medical Kit

  • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations made 5 days before the booking date will receive 30% of the booking cost.

For cancellations closer to the date, there are no refunds.

Rules on trip

Please avoid the consumption of any narcotic/ psychotropic substances during the tour. Any participant found doing so will be requested to make arrangements to return back to their home at their personal cost.

Participants must refrain from littering and defacing their surroundings.

Guests accompanied by their drivers will have to pay separately for the driver charges in advance.

Pets are not allowed at the campsite.

Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

All decisions made by the operator are final.

No refund will be permitted if the trip is shortened or cancelled due to reasons beyond the control of Letscampout. These include climatic conditions, governmental / quasi-governmental policies, mechanical and human error in hired vehicles, etc.

Children under 5 years stay for free. Children aged 6-10 stay for half price. Children aged 10 and above are charged full price.

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