Lonavala is well connected to the neighbouring cities of Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune via road and railway.
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The early monsoon is the mating season for fireflies. The time when the Sahyadri forests come abuzz with countless fireflies. Situated in the heart of these ranges is Rajmachi, which is one of the best locations to witness the joyous season of fireflies. On this trip, you will go on a night trek around the base village of Rajmachi in the company of thousands of fireflies. On the second day, you will trek to the Rajmachi Fort and you'll see the radiant greenery of the Western Ghats from the top.
Located at an altitude of 2710 feet, Rajmachi Fort is a popular destination for nature enthusiasts and trekkers. It is easily accessible to Mumbai and Lonavala. Located at the foot of the fort is a small village which is surrounded by lush forest. This forest comes abuzz with millions of fireflies during the pre-monsoon season, which makes it a perfect destination for fireflies spotting.
Walk through dense forests in the company of thousands of fireflies. | Watch as countless fireflies light up around you. | Trek to the Rajmachi Fort and see enjoy the radiant greenery of the Western Ghats.
Today, you will report to the Lonavala Railway Station at 16:00 hrs, from where you will be driven to Jambhul Pada in a jeep. You will then begin your jungle trek towards Rajmachi. After dinner, you will go on a short jungle trek to watch the fireflies. Overnight in tents/homestay at Rajmachi base village (depending on the weather).
Overnight in tent/homestay at the base village.
Today, only dinner (veg/non-veg) will be served today at the base village.
For cancellations made more than 15 days before departure of the Rajmachi Fireflies Trek: 70% refund.
For cancellations made 15-10 days before departure of the Rajmachi Fireflies Trek: 50% refund.
For cancellations made 9-7 days before departure of the Rajmachi Fireflies Trek: 30% refund.
For cancellations made less than 7 days before departure of the Rajmachi Fireflies Trek: No refund.
In case of no show: No refund.
No refunds will be given if the trip is cancelled due to weather conditions or any unforeseen conditions.
All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200. This fee is charged by The Great Next.
Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during the Rajmachi fireflies trek.
Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Rajmachi fireflies.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.