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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: 190kms (One way)

Region:                Kalsubai - Harishchandragad
Range:                 Sahyadris

Elevation:            4000ft

Pick up & Drop Chart:


Pick up time (ETA)

Drop Time (ETA)

Dadar TT Chandu Halwai



Sion Circle



Priyardarshini (Chembur)






Mulund Toll



Thane Teen Haath Naka



Bhiwandi Naka (Kalyan Bhiwandi Bypass)




Day 1

Mumbai – Base Village – Night Trail for fireflies

09:00am: Report at starting point 15mins prior to departure. Board bus and start road journey.
Refer chart above
01:00pm: Halt for Lunch Enroute (Lunch on own cost)
02:00pm: Resume Journey
0500pm: Reach Campsite – Evening Tea Snacks
0630pm: Evening Trail
0900pm: Local cuisine dinner at Camp
1000pm: A night trail scouting some fireflies’ activity/Jungle trek.
1200am: Call it off

Day 2

Morning trek/trail – Base – Mumbai

0700am: Wake up call.
0730am: Morning Hike & Birdwatching
0900am: Breakfast will be served.
1000am: Freshen up & relax
1030am: Prepare for departure
1100pm: Departure for Mumbai

  • Return AC Transport Dadar to Camp (with Transport option)
  • 1 night stay in camping tents (2/3) 
  • Day 1 Evening Snacks + 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 2 different campsite for witnessing the annual fireflies event. Namely Samrad (Sandhan), Wada (Private Forest). One is a camp stay and the other is AC Stay with a private forest.

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