Sandhan Valley Fireflies 2024

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₹1999/- Per Person


Trek India Welcomes you for the Samrad Camping 2024.

About Samrad Camping 2024

Samrad is base village for Ratangad and Sandhan Valley. From Samrad village you can see Ratangad, Ajoba Fort, Kalsubai peak.

Fireflies Festival Information

Pre-monsoon is the perfect time for the fireflies mating and you can see the millions of fireflies fluttering about in the dismal environment. They are called by different names in English it is called Fireflies, In Marathi Kajawa and in Hindi it is called Jugnoo. The flashes of fireflies on a warm summer night remind many of us of our carefree childhood sense of wonder. With firefly season almost upon us, their enchanting light displays will soon spark our curiosity and capture our imaginations.

There are about 2,000 firefly species and still much unknown information and riddles from our professionals to be covered. 

The following things we know or we have learned about firefly.

1.  Fireflies belong to the beetle order; they are not flies.

2.  They complete their cycle of life and die before the monsoon begins.

3.  Fireflies are among the many species that are bioluminescent, meaning that they can produce their own light.

4.  Male fireflies focus on finding a mate.

5.  Female fireflies sit immobile and only flash back when they see a male fireflies with a particularly impressive display.

Event Itinerary

Day 1 – Saturday

02.00 pm – Meet the team at Kasara station & start move towards campsite.

05.00 pm – Reach the campsite

05.30 pm – Evening Tea & Refreshment with Small Introduction round

07.30 pm – Enjoy the campfire

09.30 pm – Dinner

Leave for a small jungle walk to witness the fireflies

Day 2 – Sunday

06.00 am – Wake up and freshen up 

06.30 am – Have Breakfast & freshen up

07.00 am – Explore some part of Sandhan Valley & Rappelling

10.00 am – Reach back the campsite

10.30 am – Start the return journey to Kasara Station

01.30 pm – Reach Kasara Station


1. Missing the train, means missing the firelfies camping, and no refund will be provided.

2. Campers are request to board the same train from their respective stations.

3. Campers will be meeting our camp leader at Kasara railway station near the ticket counter.

4. Our camp leader will not wait for you if you are late, it will be considered as No Show

5. If it rains, will shift to homestay

6. Fireflies are visible depends on climate


Evening tea & snacks


Morning Breakfast & Tea

Tent Stay on sharing basis (Camping / Homestay)Camp Expertise, First Aid

Kasara to Kasara travel by local vehicle

Rappelling & Explore some part of Sandhan Valley


Lunch for Day 1

Any kind of personal expenses

Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above

All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather

Transportation till Kasara & Back ( Plan 1 only)

Things to Carry

2/3 liters of water

Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Ready to eat |

Glucon D / ORS / Tang

Good Torch with extra battery

Sun Cap & Sunscreen

Identity Proof

Personal First Aid & Personal Medicine

Bag pack to keep above things

Train Time Table

CSMT-Kasara Fast Local

11:42 am CSMT

11:49 am Byculla

11:55 am Dadar

12:02 pm Kurla

12:06 pm Ghatkopar

12:18 pm Mulund

12:22 pm Thane

12:33 pm Diva Jn.

12:38 pm Dombivli

12:47 pm Kalyan

01:21 pm Asangaon

01:58 pm Kasara