Rajmachi Fireflies Special Trek & Camping By Trekdi

26-May-2018 to 27-May-2018

About This Tour

Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies. This process is called bioluminescence and is shared by many other organisms, mostly sea-living or marine organisms. Fireflies light up to attract a mate. To do this, the fireflies contain specialized cells in their abdomen that helps to create light.
Rajmachi Fort has two stronghold forts, Shrivardhan and Manaranjan. Visible from Mumbai Pune Expressway on right hand side of Borghat. It is a famous spot for trekking. Rajmachi Fort is 16 km trekking distance from Lonavala there are many routes to reach Rajmachi Fort. We will be camping at Udhewadi Village located below the two Balekilla. Surrounded by huge waterfalls during monsoon you can view the beautiful kataldhar waterfall from Shrivardhan Fort.


Day-wise Schedule

1 Day 1 09.40pm Gather at Shiwajinagar Railway station
11:00pm Reach Lonavala station by train
11:15pm Start by private vehicle towards trek starting point.
11:45pm Introduction & Instruction before start of trek

2 Day 2 12:00am Start the trek towards campsite.
01:00am Reach campsite. Will take you to explore more fireflies.
01:30am Back to campsite and tent allocation.
02:00am Campfire or rest up to you.
06:00am Wakeup call, get fresh. No toilets for nature call.
07:00am Breakfast and tea
07:30am Trek to Rajmachi Shrivardhan fort
09:00am Siteseeing and group photography
10.00am Start Descend. Reach base by 11.30am
11.30pm Have Lunch
12:30pm Start towards lonavala station by Local geeps
01:30am Reach lonavala station and board train for Pune


Tented stay

Things to carry

A postive mind set and a healthy body!
Luggage packed in big good trekking sack, all luggage packed in plastic bag.
Complete spare set of clothes & socks
Water bottle (atleast 1.5 ltr) compulsory
Electral/ Glucon-d energizers and personal medication
A sweater/warmwear/rainwear (as per the season)
Rubber soled sport shoes. (Converse, sandles, chappals, floaters not permitted)**
A sleeping bag / Thermocol mat and shawl / normal satranji and shawl: (only for overnight treks)
Torch with Extra pair of Batteries (compulsory)
Camera, Binocular (Optional)
** If you will be going to the outdoors more often, we suggest you buy Action Trekking Shoes.

Pickup points

09.30pm Gather at Shiwajinagar Railway station

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A wonderful experience of the outdoors with like mided people!
Public Transport for the trek (Train travel and local geeps)
Breakfast and Tea, Lunch
Safety Equipments & First Aid
Tented accommodation


Soft drinks and bottled water.
Basically, anything not mentioned in the 'includes' list.