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Fireflies festival Mumbai 2023 budget friendly trip witnessed just before the monsoons arrive and dark forests. The ideal dates would be end of May to mid June. It is an annual natural phenomenon of its kind that one can witness only once a year. Fireflies are actually winged beetles that produce bioluminescence during twilight. The adults lit up their lower abdomen by a chemical reaction which is a courtship behavior. It is to attract mates and prey. The larvae of Fireflies are also known as glowworms.

Fireflies are tiny creatures that light up the night sky. They are a type of beetle and can be found all over the world. There are many different types of fireflies, but the most common are the common firefly and the glowworm.

Fireflies use their light to attract mates and to find food. They can also use their light to ward off predators.

Fireflies are very important to ecosystems. They help to keep ecosystems lit at night, which helps to keep things like plants and animals alive.

The festival is an annual event that takes place near Mumbai. It is a celebration of the natural phenomenon of fireflies. During the festival, people can enjoy the sight of thousands of fireflies lighting up the night sky. The festival also features music, food, and other activities.

Isn’t this one of those creations of nature which can blow you with its facts?

Our team of experts and rich knowledge of a decade in the field of Wildlife will take you on such a trail where you witness green, yellow, red lights around you lit. The whole forest looks like a Christmas decorated tree with lights all over.

Register for one of its kind fireflies festival event near Mumbai. Book your seats now. 

Quick Details

Type:                    Trail

No of days:         01 night 01 days

Grade:                 Beginners

Travel Duration: 3hrs (One way)

Travel Distance: 100kms (One way)

Region:                Palghar
Range:                 Sahyadris

Elevation:            -

Fireflies festival event near Mumbai an annual natural phenomenon of its kind that one can witness only once a year. Fireflies are actually winged beetles that produce bioluminescence during twilight. The adults lit up their lower abdomen by a chemical reaction which is a courtship behavior. It is to attract mates and prey. The larvae of Fireflies are also known as glowworms.

Pick up & Drop Chart:

Location

Pick up time (ETA)

Drop Time (ETA)

Dadar TT Chandu Halwai

02:00pm

03:00pm

Sion Circle

02:15pm

02:45pm

Bandra Kalanagar-BKC Junction

02:30pm

02:00pm

Andheri WEH Metro Junction

02:45pm

01:45pm

Goregaon Oberoi Mall Jn

03:00pm

01:30pm

Kandivali Growel Mall Jn

03:15pm

01:15pm

Borivali National Park Jn

03:20pm

01:00pm

Dahisar Check Naka

03:30pm

12:45pm

Kashimira Jn

03:40pm

12:30pm

Vasai Phata Jn

04:15pm

12:00pm

Itinerary

Day

Plan

Meals

Acco

Day 1

Mumbai – Base Village – Night Trail for fireflies  

S, D

 Dorm AC

Day 2

Morning trek/trail – Base – Mumbai

B

 

Itineraries

Day 1

Mumbai - Camp - Fireflies Observation

02:30pm: Report at starting point 15mins prior to departure. Board bus and start road journey.
Refer chart above
0600pm: Reach Campsite – Tea Snacks
0700pm: Evening Trail looking for Fireflies
0900pm: Local cuisine dinner at Camp
1000pm: A night trail scouting some fireflies
1200am: Call it off

Day 2

Hike - Camp - Departure

0630am: Wake up call.
0700am: Morning Birdwatching & Hike
0900am: Breakfast will be served.
1000am: Freshen up & relax – Check Out
1030am: Prepare for departure
1100am: Departure for Mumbai
Trip officially ends.

  • Return AC Transport Dadar to Camp
  • 1 night stay in AC Dorms with Clean washrooms
  • Day 1 dinner + Day 2 breakfast buffet meals Veg
  • Professional wildlife Naturalist host of the trail
  • GST 5%
  • Any other transport from origin of participant to meeting point.
  • Additional meals or services
  • Any expense of personal nature
  • Any additional use of transport
  • Any other item specifically NOT mentioned in includes.

There are 3 different campsite for witnessing the annual fireflies event. Namely Peth (Karjat), Samrad (Sandhan), Bari (Kalsubai base forest).

The difference in the cost is due to the travelling distance from Mumbai which eventually affects the total pricing. Peth being closer to Mumbai than other 2 locations, hence the price for it is lower than the rest.

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