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Fireflies Trek to Kothaligad

Batch:-

28 May 2022 - 29 May 2022

04 Jun 2022 - 05 Jun 2022

11 Jun 2022 - 12 Jun 2022

18 Jun 2022 - 19 Jun 2022

Trek India Welcomes you for the Fireflies Special Trek to Kothaligad

Well, leave it on us then. Trek India has got wonderful plans for you to enjoy another fun-filled weekend with fireflies, homestay/tents stay and authentic home-cooked food.

About Fireflies: -

Fireflies belong to the family of beetles, and not flies as they are commonly mistaken for. These nocturnal winged beetles use bioluminescence, a chemical reaction when oxygen combines with luciferin, which is present in the lower abdomen of the insect to produce light.

All fireflies glow as larvae. Bioluminescence serves a different function in the larvae than in adults. It appears to be a warning signal to predators, for, the larvae contain chemicals that are either

distasteful or toxic.

About Kothaligad

Kothaligad is a Fort with a height of 3100 ft above sea LEVEL. It is also known as the Fort of Peth because of its vicinity to Peth village at its base. There are a small temple and large cave at the base and a chimney like a tunnel to the top of the fort. This pinnacle is carved from inside forming a staircase reaching the top.

Itinerary: -

11.30 pm: - Meet the team at Karjat Station.

12.30 am: - Reach the Base Village & Get Freshen Up

01.00 am: - Small Introduction Round

01.30 am: - Start the Trek to the fort & See the fireflies enrooted

04.10 am: - Reach the Top of the Fort & Rest till the Sunrise

06.40 am: - Start Descend after the sunrise & clicking lots of photos

09.00 am: - Reach the Base Village, Freshen & have Breakfast

10.00 am: - Leave for the Karjat

11.00 am: - Reach the Karjat Station

01.20 pm: - Reach Mumbai & Make a promise to meet soon.

Cost of the event Rs. 800/- Per Person

For More Details :-
Please Contact us on WhatsApp / Call us - 9987562370

Cost Includes: -

Local Transportation from Karjat to Karjat

Unlimited Breakfast & Tea

Local Guidance

Basic First Aid

Cost Excludes: -

Any kind of Personal Expenses

Anything not mentioned in the Inclusion.

Train Time Table: -

09:26 pm CST

09:33 pm Byculla

09:40 pm Dadar

09:47 pm Kurla

09:51 pm Ghatkopar

10:03 pm Mulund

10:07 pm Thane

10:20 pm Dombivli

10:29 pm Kalyan

11:19 pm Karjat

Things to Carry: -

Some Ready to eat like Pulm Cake, Chocolate, Biscuits, etc.

2 Ltrs of Water

Torch with Extra Batteries (Compulsory)

Good Trekking Shoes

Avoid wearing precious ornaments

And a haversack or backpack to put all the above things to be carried, so hands are free to help each other while trekking. Sling bags / jholas / trolley bags etc. not allowed on the event. Please pack accordingly.

Please Note: -

Firefly sightings are dependent on weather conditions. Ideally, this is the best time to sight them. However, we do not take responsibility for low firefly sightings.

In case of any unexpected change in weather or other unforeseen situations that are beyond our control and due to which camping may not be feasible, the operator will try their best to make alternate stay arrangements in the nearby homestay OR village (subject to availability).

Washrooms are available at the base village

Don’t except VIP or luxurious treatment, as we are going for the trekking/camping, so be adventures and be free.

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