The pick up is at Bisleri Junction, with stops along the way at Pritam Hotel - Dadar (E) and Teen hath Naka - Thane Google Maps pin for Bisleri Junction: https://goo.gl/maps/fJCdNDfdbVu7UjVV6
Spot bioluminescent fireflies, stay in alpine tents pitched at a beautiful campsite and escape into the forests of the Western Ghats. On this fireflies camping trip in Bhandardara, you’ll trek through dense wilderness to explore the trees, shrubs and bushes of the Western Ghats. En route, you’ll spot several bright, yellow fireflies that nestle in the monsoon-fed forests of Bhandardara. A sight to behold, especially in the darkness of the night, these twinkling fireflies will adorn your trail through dense forests. Another highlight of the trip, you’ll come back from an exhilarating trek and drift into sleep inside alpine tents pitched in the rugged mountains of countryside Maharashtra.
Bhandardara, located in close proximity to Mumbai and Nashik, is a popular camping destination due to the waterfront of Lake Arthur and towering trees of the Kalsubai Wildlife Sanctuary. Your campsite on this trip will be located just outside the nearby village of Samrad, on the hilly slopes of the Western Ghats. The thick jungles that cover these hill slopes are home to thousands of fireflies that attract nature lovers from all over the state.
Spot the glowing fireflies on a camping trip to Bhandardara. | Stay in alpine tents pitched at a picturesque campsite. | Make a quick getaway from the city life into the lap of nature.
Arrive at the Bisleri Junction by 10:30 hrs. En route, the group will stop at a local restaurant or eatery, where you can have lunch at an additional cost. You'll reach your campsite at Samrad by 16:30 hrs and have fun with camp activities and evening snacks. As the sun sets over the horizon in the evening, you'll head out for a short trek in the forests to spot twinkling dim fireflies in the trees and shrubs. By night, you'll return back to the campsite for dinner. Overnight at Bhandardara in tents.
Overnight at Bhandardara in tents.
You will be accommodated in alpine tents or a homestay on twin-sharing basis. Bedding and pillows will be provided for a restful night's sleep.
Evening snacks | Dinner
For cancellations made 10 days or more before departure of the Bhandardara fireflies camping trip: 75% refund.
For cancellations made 5-10 days before departure of the Bhandardara fireflies camping trip: 50% will be refund.
For cancellations made 0-5 days before departure of the Bhandardara fireflies camping trip: No refund.
No show: No refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.
Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the tour guide during the fireflies camping in Bhandardara.
Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited while camping.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.