To get to Kasara on time, catch the 11:34 a.m train (Central Line) from CST Mumbai to Kasara.
Picked right out of an adventure movie scene, this fireflies trek to Bhandardara has everything a perfect camping experience should have. From great company to cosy camps, a fabulous location, a bonfire and a thrilling session of ghost stories. But the highlight is the amazing phenomenon of glowing fireflies lighting up the sky! Whether you see them in secret nooks, between tree leaves or just fluttering about above you, the sight is absolutely magical. Add to that, the lush green forest around, a shining lake and countless waterfalls! The best part is, this campsite is so easily accessible from Mumbai. All you have to do is pack your bag, book a seat and catch a train!
Located in the Western Ghat of Ahmednagar, Bhandardara is holiday destination that is a short 185 kilometers from Mumbai. Being situated between mountains, this region contains a wide variety of vegetation, not to mention some of the most beautiful scenery. Besides being a home to millions of fireflies, this place is also home to the highest peak in Maharashtra, Mount Kalsubai. Apart from that, you will find gorgeous views of Pravara River, Randha Falls and the famous Bhandardara Lake, making it a perfect location for this fireflies trek to Bhandardara.
Experience the magic of glowing fireflies on this trek to Bhandardara. | Stay in tents pitched on the edge of a shimmering lake. | Escape the city for a quick getaway into the lap of nature.
Catch the local train from CST at 11:34 hrs to get to Kasara on time. You'll reach Kasara by 14:00 hrs, and will head to the ticket counter to meet your group. After a short briefing session, you'll board vehicles and begin your drive towards beautiful Bhandardara. En route you will get a chance to stop for lunch. Once you reach the camp site by 17:00 hrs, enjoy a welcome drink before venturing out to explore the scenic delights of this location. As it gets darker, you'll witness the surreal phenomenon of fireflies in the sky, twinkling like stars Return to your campsite at night for dinner and a bonfire as you bond over ghost stories. Overnight at Bhandardara in tents.
Overnight in tent.
Upon your arrival in Bhandardara, you will be given a cool, refreshing drink. You'll be provided with a cozy triple sharing tent, however you will have to bring your own sleeping bag/blankets, sheets, mat and pillow. There will be temporary camp toilets installed for your convenience. Today's package includes tea in the evening, and a hot dinner.
For cancellations made 21 days or more before departure of the Bhandardara fireflies trek: 100% refund.
For cancellations made 16-21 days before departure of the Bhandardara fireflies trek: 75% refund.
For cancellations made 8-15 days before departure of the Bhandardara fireflies trek: 50% refund.
For cancellations made 0-7 days before departure of the Bhandardara fireflies trek: No refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.
Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the fireflies trek to Bhandardara.
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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